Women's Top Shelf | Mid Distance Black Spandex Padded Bike Shorts

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Color: Black
Inseam: Regular
Chamois: Top Shelf
Gender: Womens

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Made in the USA - High-Quality Cycling Apparel      

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Women's Top Shelf Padded Bike Short - For Long Distance

Women's Top Shelf Padded Cycling ShortsTop Shelf Cyclewear
Our women's padded bike shorts provide freedom for movement, anti-chafe chamois padding and a nice cushion for the bicycle saddle.  Once you feel the comfort, it is hard to imagine a long ride without them.  They feel like a second skin, you won't give them a second thought while you are cycling.

Once you put them on and ride, these shorts become an invisible part of your cycling joy. The women's top shelf biking shorts are designed for comfort so you can ride longer and feel stronger.  Shorts have a high spandex content for soft massaging comfort and supportive compression. These women's padded bike shorts stay in place and give you the freedom to focus on the ride.

They have a M.L.P. Multi-Level Pad with 3D molded construction to eliminate friction and add extra padding to the pressure areas in the seat. The cycling short's crotch pad has smooth edges and wraps the body curves between the legs. It is hygienic® antibacterial Coolmax that stays dry and inhibits the growth of bacteria. Machine Wash,  Air Dry.

These bike shorts move freely with the pedaling motion to prevent chafe.


  • Aero Tech Designs makes Top Shelf Cycling Shorts in Pennsylvania
  • Fabric is knitted in USA: 77% Nylon 23% Spandex
  • Unconditionally Guaranteed - Tested - proven performance
  • Flat locked stretch seams are smooth for next to skin softness
  • Cycling Short Fabric is microfiber with six-way stretch
  • The weight is beefy, 8.2 oz. tricot knitted in South Carolina
  • Waist elastic is soft, non roll with cover stitched seams
  • Short has Leg elastics to make sure the shorts stay in place while riding
  • Soft, non-binding leg grippers are made with silicone which effective and smooth
  • Chamois padding is sewn into the crotch area.
  • Smooth, seamless inner leg reduces opportunity for abrasion and sores.
  • Also see our Plus Women's Tops Shelf Short and our Men's Top Shelf bike Short


Women's Size Chart
  Size Women's Size Leg Inseam (inches)  
X-Small 0-2 7
Small 4-6 7 1/2
Medium 8-10 8
Large 12-14 8 1/4
X-Large 16-18 8 1/2
XX-Large 20-22 8 5/8
3XL 22 8 3/4
4XL 24 9
5XL 26 9 1/4

Size Chart is an estimate for fit, however to choose a size your personal preferences for fit may require you to choose a larger or smaller size. If you understand and want compression, order your size or one smaller, if you don't want it to fit snug, order a size larger. Use a tape measure and your fit preferences to choose a size. Garments are super stretchy.

Additional Features:

Compression Workout Apparel

Why Compression?

* Surface pressure from the high spandex fabric accelerates blood flow to muscles
* The gentle message and extra blood flow enhances circulation
* The increased blood oxygen helps to reduce lactic acid build up in working muscles
* Compression speeds up recovery from exercise (reduces delayed onset soreness)
* Garments rub against fabrics instead of skin which prevents chafing

Women's Top Shelf Leg GripperFlat lock Seams - are smooth for next to skin softness. The fabric is made in USA and is a premium knit for cycling shorts. The fabric is very durable against abrasion and has excellent compression.  It is a 8.2 ounce, tricot knit fabric with six way stretch knitted from high quality technical microfiber yarns 77% Nylon 23% Spandex

Leg Hems (inside) - The leg grippers are made from a soft silicone strip and a soft knitted elastic that is not binding and easy to wear. The elastics are important during long distance cycling to keep the shorts down and the crotch area smooth by preventing bunching up at the crotch area.

* Leg grippers prevent shorts from riding up
* Smooth, seamless inner leg reduces opportunity for abrasion and sores
* 3M Reflective Tabs for light refraction back to it's source
* Unconditionally guaranteed | Tested - proven performance
* Machine wash, air dry for longest life of the short

3M ReflectiveWomen's Top Shelf Reflective


Chamois Pad Information: Top Shelf Chamois

Top Shelf Chamois Pad Features

The Top Shelf Chamois pad has an excellent fit which is impossible with one piece pads. The surface of the chamois is an antibacterial, microfine brushed polyester fabric that wicks the perspiration away from the chamois area to keep you dry and comfortable on long rides.  You will appreciate the great fit of the Top Shelf Chamois pad, a fit you can't get with a seamless construction.  Like a baseball, the chamois pad has seams cut with curves to fully and efficiently wrap all the curves between the legs.  The crotch area has three severe curves, the torso and two thighs which all have a steep curvature. To maximize the fit, it would be impossible to fit all these curves with a single flat piece of fabric.  To effectively protect this area, the top shelf chamois padding is assembled by sewing curved wings onto the primary pad area, this creates an excellent fit that maximizes protection and saddle sore prevention. 

M.L.P. is a generation of cycling seat pad made of polyester microfibers. The multi level pad uses multi level production technology to improve comfort by relieving the pressure points between the body and the bicycle saddle. Long Distance and Endurance pad.  The pad system incorporates the long established Hygienic fabric. COOL PAD is made from a SCHOELLER PCM foam, which incorporates micro capsules that cool the wearer by absorbing excessive body heat produced during vigorous activity.  Color: Blue/Black

The Women's Top Shelf Chamois padding has multiple densities of foam fitted together like a puzzle to provide the ultimate in padded comfort for bicycle riding. Padding is very durable and easy to wear, it is engineered for extra foam on sit bone area. Ventilation holes shown in photo create a cooling, breathable pad with vapor transportation to keep you butt area cool and dry.

Top Shelf pad is an anatomically designed pad for the bike riding position. The Multi-Level Pad M.L.P uses multi-level production technology and Multiple Layered Foams to improve comfort by relieving the pressure points between the body and the bicycle saddle.

What makes this pad special? It is the fantastic fit that comes from a highly engineered design that fits all the curves that we have between the legs and around the body's pelvic area. The side wings on this pad offer up excellent fit around your legs and torso. This excellent fit is not available with one piece pads.
The surface of the chamois is antibacterial which is important to prevent the growth of bacterial which lead to saddle sores for long distance cyclists. Pad 

Thickness: 10mm in saddle area, 5mm on sides Anatomical design for riding position: ergonomic concepts were employed for the design of this bike short that hugs the muscles for support and reduction of muscle fatigue.

The M.L.P (Muliti-Level Pad) uses multi-level production technology to improve comfort by relieving the pressure points between the body and the bicycle saddle. The new pad system incorporates the long established Hygienic fabric

Foams: High Impact Perforated,

Thickness: 10 mm total thickness on sit bones, 3Dimensional 10 mm 6 mm 5 mm Density: 60 kg

Category: Long Distance Cycling Road or Mountain Biking. 

The new pad system incorporates the log established Hygienic® fabric. The a new generation of cycling seat pads made of polyester microfibers.The chamois pad is engineered across the ischial bones so that you can ride a long distance. The Top Shelf long distance chamois pad is 10 MM thick in saddle sit bones area. The best fitting chamois on earth - there is no other pad that will fit into your crotch curves better than this highly designed and engineered chamois pad. The bike short has a MLP (multi-level-pad) that is 3D engineered for effective support of the key sit bones. The keenly designed shape eliminates chafing and smooths out the crotch area for maximum comfort on long bicycle rides. We recommend you grease up the pad with an anti-chafe cream when riding long distances. 


Complete The Kit

The Top Shelf Women's Cycling Short looks great with our Women's Elite Cycling Jersey, Solid Color Rush Cap, and our Tempo 2.0 Padded Cycling Gloves.

Women's Top Shelf Cycling Kit

Also see Big Man's Top Shelf Bike Short and our Women's Top Shelf Bike Short

Aero Tech Designs Cyclewear

Ride Longer. Feel Stronger.Made in the USA
Fabric: American Made Tricot with six way stretch. 77% Nylon 23% Spandex tricot knit that is about 8.2 ounces per square yard

Women's Specific USA Made Top Shelf Padded Bike Short

Warranty Information

Full warranty on Manufacturing Defects. Call 412-262-3255 for more information.

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