The Esquire is our Primo full feature trail ride short, and comes complete with high performance detachable short liner and perforated performance liner pad. The Esquire utilizes 4 way stretch polyester for ultimate maneuverability and comfort.
Royal Esquire Shorts Features:
4 Way stretch Bioflex water repellent, sweat wicking polyester fabric
Spandex lower back expander panel
Dual ‘hook and loop’ waist adjusters
Additional belt loops
2 open hand pockets
Secure zipped stash pocket
Heat transfer logos
Detachable padded pant liner
Bar tacked stress points
Buy Royal Esquire Shorts from Chain Reaction Cycles, the worlds largest online bicycle store.
Rated 3 out of 5 by BeardedBiker Comfy but only lasted 4 rides before failing
I ordered these shorts during the Christmas sale so got them for far less than the £89.99 rrp. My first impressions were that the shorts were extremely comfortable, light and the fabric had a good stretch in it. They rode really well too. Unfortunately, the first pair I ordered failed when the zipper just stopped working, the zip would go up and down but it wouldn't do up!! CRC to be fair sent me a replacement pair super quick so I was happy. BUT!! These only lasted 4 rides before the stitching in the crotch area (an important area when riding a bike!!) started coming loose and unraveling. Needless to say I was not impressed but once again CRC were superb and exchanged them yet again for a different pair. I have now gone for the Endura Hummvee baggy shorts with liner and they are far superior in every way to the Royals. If I had paid full price for these I would have been angry at the poor quality, £38 is what I paid and even then I was disappointed.
In summary, DO NOT buy these shorts, instead save yourself a load of grief and buy the ENDURA HUMMVEE's instead, do not be fooled by their rrp, the Endura's are worth every single penny and more!
15 April 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Dickdickjai Great product with good price
It really fit me, the ventilation is good and it's comfortable.
10 April 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Badsilver Well crafted, flexible and comfy
Goog value for money. Perfect fit (jeans waist 34, length 34) - Picked L size and it matched just right
25 January 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Chrissoman Spot on
First time on CRC, rode 30km with shorts today. They flex well, comfy and well ventilated. No problems with sizing. In awe of CRC and the product, well done.
13 January 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by MarkSc Light, breathable, comes with detachable undershorts
They have a load of vents and some zipper vents, which is great. They come with inner shorts which you can kinda clip on, but i just keep them separate. The clips dont get damaged if you pull one short too hard, they're designed to open easy.
The ziper pocket is tiny and right against your hipbone, so it's no use for my phone or ipod.
Overall, good shorts and I got them at about €40, so good value.
Oh, and the size chart was spot on for me.
09 January 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by bacon123 Great shorts, particularly when discounted
I got these shorts with 25% off and am very happy with them. Not sure I would pay full price, but that is mainly because I object to spending so much on a pair of shorts.
These are some of the best riding shorts I have owned. It sounds odd, but you don't notice that you've got them on (in a good way), they stretch in all the right places. The higher spec. liner short is much better, with a much better fit (I've found some of the others to be a bit baggy). On top of all this, the shorts also look great!
I normally wear 32-34" waist trousers/shorts and went for the Medium (I have bought size Large in the past, but they're just a little too big).
05 January 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Damolition Good shorts
This is my first pair of bike specific shorts so have nothing to compare them to besides my normal shorts. They stretch well, vent well and don't get caught on my seat, so at the price I paid I think they are neat! The only thing of note from me is slightly awkward sizing. I thought I would be a large as everyone said to size up from jeans, but I ended up being the medium........ just. Usual super fast delivery from CRC.
05 December 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by bacon Good, but better when on sale!
Size L is approximately for over a 34" waist, the size M is probably 32"-34" waist.
The shorts feel good on, but the quality of finish is let down by the logo prints.
I think the shorts I was originally sent were the 2012 version; made of a slightly darker material, which feels less hard wearing, & had a more basic liner short.
Good looking shorts, but glad I only paid a reduced sales price!
07 November 2013