Cycling shorts that can be worn comfortably as underwear?that's how we'd describe the Gore Bike Wear Women's Base Layer Shorts. Designed to be worn under pants or shorts, they can come in handy when a short errand trip turns into an impromptu training ride. Or when you're commuting to class but don't really want to sit at your desk in a racing kit. Bottom line is that they'll keep you in inconspicuous comfort anywhere you decide to ride. The Women's Base Layer Shorts are made of a thin and soft polypropylene/elastane blend that wicks sweat away from your skin to the outer layer of the fabric, where it can evaporate. The 9% elastane in these shorts makes them stretchy, but not overly compressive. The Contest Lady seat pad is elastic, so it moves with you, and it's designed to provide comfort over short to medium routes. Variable-density padding provides more cushioning where you need it the most. The elastic waistband is brushed on the inside for comfort. The few seams on the Base Layer Boxers are flat-locked to minimize abrasion, and the back is cut high so that they don't slip below your outer pants or shorts. The Gore Bike Wear Women's Base Layer Shorts come in sizes X-Small through XX-Large. They're available in Black or White.