The Terry Bella is one of the best cycling shorts available made for women who ride frequently and aggressively. Universally loved for its style, fit & all-day comfort, the Bella cycling shorts has all the best features and just the right level of compression: six curvy flat-stitched panels; wide, elastic-free front waist yoke; soft, matte performance fabric with a high spandex content for muscle compression; silicone Terry leg gripper; 8.5 inch inseam. Mid-rise.
Awarded: Bicycling Magazine Editor's Choice
"Our female testers had a tough decision to make, but ultimately voted the Bella Short their fave for features such as its distinctive hot-pink perforated chamois, which delivered on its promise for increased comfort and breathability by wicking away moisture so riders didn't feel like 'I'd wet my shorts after a ride'. The nylon/spandex fabric felt slick and fast, with dark pink or gray stitching that provided just the right amount of flair. The nonelastic front waist should be the standard for shorts: It gives a biblike feel without the hassle of straps or the bathroom antics of bibs. Also, the fit is good, as it always is with Terry, and the silicone grippers were itch free."
Fabric: 74% Meryl® nylon/26% spandex.
Chamois: Flex Air Chamois
Made in Italy using Elastic Interface Technology, this 4-way stretch pad provides freedom of movement on the saddle, protection for sensitive areas and great fit inside your shorts so you can walk around without it creeping up on you. Completely perforated for increased breathability.
How to care for your chamois:
- Wash only in delicate cycle at 86 degrees;
- Use neutral, non-aggressive detergents;
- Keep like colors together;
- Don't leave soiled clothing unwashed as residual sweat will damage the chamois;
- Avoid dryers.