It's the Soma 2-Way stretch woven fabric that gives the 7mesh Glidepath shorts their durability and resistance to abrasion despite the fabric's light weight. Add a durable water repellant (DWR) coating and this allows the shorts to quickly shed moisture and makes them incredibly quick drying if they do eventually get wet. 7mesh then apply their patterning expertise to ensure maximum freedom of movement and mobility - the whole design being tailored for a riding position. The crotch gusset is patterned and the leg articulated for the mid pedal stroke position. Read more… As a result, the Glidepath moves smoothly and does not get caught on the saddle regardless of rider position. The Glidepath also has low profile built-in waist adjusters and loops for riders who prefer a belt. While simple in appearance the clever patterning and durable, water resistant fabric means these shorts pack a performance punch. Whether you're a weekend warrior or ride every day of the week the Glidepath's are sure to become your favourite trail shorts.