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Why We Like It

Reaching the top of a trail system after a long pedal is a satisfying feeling, especially when we're wearing the Backcountry Empire bike shorts. We built these all-purpose mountain bike shorts to make each and every ride a comfortable one by providing the high-performance coverage you need to cruise through berms, crank up steep climbs, and confidently tackle drops and jumps.



  • Backcountry Exclusive
  • Mountain bike shorts for shredding singletrack
  • Four-way stretch construction ensures freedom of motion
  • Durable weave withstands the abrasive nature of the trail
  • DWR finish sheds splashes and precipitation
  • Hook-and-loop tabs customize the waist fit
  • Laser-cut ventilation holes keep you cool on warmer days
  • Silicone gripper holds the waistband position

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