Mescal Ventilated Short

Mescal Ventilated Short

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Size Guide

SIZECHART - Mescal Ventilated Short

INCHES
SIZE XS S M L XL XXL
WAIST* 28 30 32 34 36 38
INSEAM 12.875
12.875
12.875
12.875
12.875
12.875
CENTIMETERS
SIZE XS S M L XL  XXL

WAIST*

71.12 76.2 81.28 86.36 91.44 96.52
INSEAM 32.7
32.7
32.7
32.7
32.7
32.7

*Note: Measurements above reflect actual garment measurements.

Size
Color
Gunmetal Grey
Black
  • Go faster, stay cooler, ride harder in the short built to breathe. The exceptionally lightweight and carefully tailored Mescal Ventilated Short maximizes airflow for all-day climbs and brutal descents.

    Pair with the new Ventilated Cycling Liner

  • IDEAL CLIMATE & ACTIVITY

    • All Mountain
    • Mild Climate
    • Warm Climate
    • Breathable
    • Wind Resistant

Go faster, stay cooler, ride harder in the improved lightweight short built to breathe

Like riding naked, only better. A tough and technical ride short optimized with mesh panels for max airflow. Updated refinements include a built-in belt and auto-locking zip for a comfortable, perfect fit that will make this durable softshell short seem to disappear beneath you.






Fabrication & Features

  • Highly mobile, but remarkably durable soft shell
  • Generous stretch mesh paneling in front, waist, and sides ensure maximum active ventilation
  • Tailored profile ensures short won’t snag on saddle or flap in the wind on fast descents
  • Simplified alloy hook at the waist enable a full 3 inches of adjustability
  • Articulated waistband subtly raised in back and lowered at sides to ensure complete coverage while reducing potential hotspots
  • The back of each knee breaks right where your knees bend and is shaped so it won’t brush your calves with the pedal stroke
  • Zippered side pockets are reversed and contoured for easy access and comfortable storage
  • “Low profile fly construction” - we eliminated the snap with a beefier auto-locking zip and inner snap, but no big snap. it’s more comfortable on your belly under the belt.
  • Inset mesh fabric on back yoke interfaces with mesh ventilation panels on the Ventilated Cycling Liner
  • Reflective hits on the back and side
  • Subtle Kitsbow embroidery


KUDOS


"The Kitsbow Ventilated V2 is the recently updated version of our previous Editors' Choice Award for trail and cross country riding, the Kitsbow A/M Ventilated, and the new version maintains that top step on the podium. Attention to detail and very thoughtful design make these shorts the best fitting and pedal friendly in our test selection."

Kitsbow Ventilated V2 Review
OutddorGearLab
Read the full review.

Customer Reviews

4.6 Based on 30 Reviews
5 ★
73% 
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08/27/2019
Neil G.
United States United States

Worth it!

I love theses !! Super well made, very comfortable and breath very well. Pockets are a bit shallow as compared to other shorts but not a show stopper. By far my favorite mtn biking short ever purchased.

PA
07/25/2019
Philip A.
United States United States
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Nearly dialed

The fabric is amazing. It breathes well, doesn't get heavy when saturated, and dries quickly. Seems to be durable too. I would prefer if the cut and waist-belt were like the origin shorts. The cut of these is a little looser, less tailored through the thigh and knee. And the metal belt buckle feels excessive and is annoying for the wash cycle. Either you remove the buckle every time it goes in the wash or it smacks and clacks around through the spin and dry cycles. Despite those issues, I'll take these over the origins in 80+ degree weather.

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07/22/2019
Ian
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Essential piece

I’ve had these for about a year now and can’t say enough great things. These shorts are lightweight and vent well. The material is durable and I’ve found them to shed water quickly when caught in the rain. I love the tapered cut and length on my 6’3” frame. Perfect for mtb, gravel, and brewery rides. I own two pairs and have considered getting a third set as we come back into peak season.

RK
06/28/2019
Ray K.
United States United States
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Mescal shorts

These things are awesome. Best fitting bike shorts I’ve worn. I don’t even feel the waist belt. Love them.

PW
06/10/2019
Patrick W.
United States United States
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Great trail shorts

Excellent fabric, tough but light. Fits true to size. Finish details are impeccable. Really nice trail shorts that’s well thought out


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