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MK3 Short

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95 % of 100
USD$150.00
Go longer. With sublime in-saddle comfort, a supportive contoured waist and Clean Finish tailoring, spending time on the rivet never felt so good.

Description

The MK3 Short is a refined, long-distance road cycling short, built to take you further in total comfort.

At the heart of the short is a custom Elastic Interface® chamois designed to our exacting specifications with High-Density Foam through the centre channel, and a completely air permeable perforate top layer. Which means that from hoods to drops, the MK3 breathes, cushions and feels amazing on sensitive in-between areas, delivering unmatched comfort across the saddle, no matter how long, or low you ride.

Throughout the MK3, Clean Finish tailoring places seams and sewing lines away from action points to present smooth surfaces at every turn. Including at the waist, where the MK3's contoured pattern keeps everything under control no matter how many hills you climb.

In combination with a slightly more compressive body fabric compared to previous versions, the MK3 also sports seamless raw edges detailed with printed silicon grippers. By extending the body fabric to the hem, the MK3 does away with overeager grippers, helping the short to fit smoothly and evenly across the leg.

Features

MATERIALS

  • Body: 62% nylon, 38% elestane
  • Chamois: Elastic Interface Performance Space 2 Chamois

WEIGHT

  • 205g

FEATURES

  • Clean finish hem with silicone gripper
  • Mesh chamois hammock lining
  • 45mm soft elastic bib straps
  • Soft brushed knit bib strap junction
  • Clean finish chamois construction

INSEAMS

  • X-Small: 10.3” - 26cm
  • Small: 10.5” - 26.7cm
  • Medium: 10.8” - 27.3cm
  • Large: 11” - 27.9cm
  • X-Large: 11.3” - 28.6cm
  • XX-Large 11.5" - 29.2cm

Care Instructions

  • Machine Wash Cold
  • Do Not Bleach
  • Do Not Iron
  • Hang To Dry
  • Do Not Dry Clean

Have a question? We'd love to hear about your next adventure.

Crash Replacement

Crash Replacement

Hit the hills and go full out on the flats without worrying about keeping the rubber side down. To ease your mind and stay focused on the ride, we offer a Crash Replacement Policy.

Skin Fit

Skin Fit

Products that blend performance fabrics with highly articulated patterns to create a close-fit that feels like an extension of your body. Skin Fit apparel improves aerodynamics, moisture management and thermal efficiency.

7mesh MK3 Half Short

Product Reviews

  1. Ronald

    Good quality, tight fit

    The MK3 short is a good quality product. I specifically selected this short because of the Elastic Interface chamios. This chamios is denser than the other brands that I have tried. I ordered the size based on the sizing chart, it is a tight fit. Hopefully in time it will loosen up.
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  2. Stefan

    Best shorts ever

    Love them! Will never change again!
    100%
  3. Dan

    Best chammy ever

    Those short are the next level in terms of confort for long rides. Will definitely be my choice for the BC Epic this year
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  4. Devan

    Perfect short!

    These shorts are extremely well made and perform perfectly. They fit extremely well and do not move at all while I ride. Huge fan!
    100%
  5. Gim Y

    Excellent for the road

    I've always thought the premium for road specific shorts was unfounded - but after logging about 1000km in the MK3's, I think I've converted. The chamois is supremely comfortable, and the way it's constructed keeps it exactly where it should, and avoids the baggy look from the ...

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  6. John V

    A fine cycling short

    I've had many cycling shorts over the years. Most were lacking in seat comfort with a passable chamois. I decided to give the 7mesh chamois a try as I've been happy with their other products to date. An expensive pair of shorts to be sure. But any quality item usually is. I followed the ...

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  7. KW

    Very good for trainer use

    I bought these to use indoors while using a trainer - and the best compliment I can give them is that they are utterly unnoticeable. They're comfortable, they don't ride up or down, I don't get saddle rash or sores. They simply do exactly what they're supposed to.
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  8. James

    MK3 Short

    Nicely crafted shorts, great fit and a comfortable chamois. The chamois is thicker than other bibs I’ve used. I’m 6’2” and 188 lbs, and wear a large. I’ve ordered a set of Mk3 bibs also, will likely use these mainly under baggies for MTB, and the bibs for road riding.
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  9. Large_Marge

    Great Short!

    These are relatively new and as such, I've only put about 50km on them at the time of writing but I'm loving everything about these so far.
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  10. David

    Great fit once settled in

    I bought these after some initial concern with sizing. According to the sizing chart I have xs thighs, small hips and a medium waist. I’m a medium (5’10, 150lbs) most of the time and wasn’t sure what to do about the shorts. The advice was to fit for the hips and thighs. So in the end I went ...

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  11. tim

    Only 7mesh could bring me back to shorts (not bibs)

    During all my years of raid racing it was bibs or nothing. Now I am doing long distance endurance bikepacking races bib shorts aren’t as practical. I have a set of 7mesh bibs that are excellent so I knew I would not be making any compromises on fit and function by going with these shorts. They are ...

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  12. kim Raeymaekers

    for the longer rides

    I used this bib in the Tour Divide 2019 and I can only say it keeps its comfort for a very long time. And whenever it loses its comfort, I just washed it and it feels like new again. I only washed it once in 16 days. After that I washed it again and it still feels like new every time I wear it. Best ...

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