From meandering along Californias exposed coastlines to pedaling across old growth forests in the Washington Cascades, the Gore Wear Mens C5 Gore WindStopper Trail Short is for ominous conditions where battering winds and passing showers remain a constant threat. The Gore WindStopper softshell is windproof and resistant to light showers and splashes. This means youll remain protected when your rides regularly take you across dewy forests and wind-battered coastlines. Looking beyond Gore WindStopper construction, this trail short features a number of pedal-savvy features, including satin knee inserts for increased range of motion and ample stretch characteristics. Side-zip vents rapidly disperse built-up heat, should rain clouds give way to scorching heat and sunny skies. The thigh vents double as handy pockets and theres a rear-zip pocket for carrying all your riding essentials close by. Additionally, its reinforced with an abrasion-resistant fabric along the inside-leg and saddle area.