The Bouré Bicycle Clothing Catalogue
Ned Overend's bicycling clothes and outdoor apparel for road cycling, mountain biking, and Nordic skiing designed and manufactured in Durango, Colorado.


Men's ELITE Shorts

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For RED and BLUE shorts, please allow us 3-5 business days to make and ship your order.
When you head out on a big ride these are the shorts to reach for, and our ELITE shorts are often the first choice of our ultra-distance cycling customers. The Action fabric is of a robust weight for added durability and features higher compression (i.e. higher spandex content) to provide maximum muscle support. Race-cut, drawstring waist, low in front and long in back, for a secure, comfortable cycling fit and all-day comfort.
Price: $110
• High-Compression Action fabric provides maximum muscle support and durability.
• 4-Way Stretch Men's Elastic Elite chamois is designed to move with you and anatomically shaped to provide all-day comfort.
• Wide 1-1/4" Drawstring Waist Elastic.
• 1" Gripper Leg Elastic to keep the full-length legs securely in place.
Enhanced 8-Panel Design provides a seamless inner thigh and anantomical shape to prevent chafing.
Articulated Hip to match your riding position, low in front and long in back, to fit best while in a cycling position.
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Sizing Chart
Chamois Detail
Product Specifications
Design Features
Frequently Asked Questions

Made right here in Durango, Colorado USA


"I forgot to mention that the shorts were so comfortable that I didn't have any of the usual soreness that you get on long rides of 125+ miles. And they fit right, so no sagging or bunching. I am looking forward to a summer of comfort in the saddle."

"I must have 6 or 8 brands of cycling shorts in my drawer. As I sort them out and try them out in preparation for La Marmotte (Croix de Fer, Telegraphe, Galibier, Alpe d'Huez) ahead of le Tour on 09 July, I want you to know how WONDERFUL your Boure' Elites feel. They are substantial-weight fabric, the fit is "just right" and the faux chamoix insert is terrific, even compared to Pearl Izumi's vaunted (but "fake") new insert. The highest compliment I can give these shorts is that I don't think about them during my rides. Thank dog I bought a regular pair and a "bib" pair (so I can look even MORE like a Euro geek cyclist on my eye-talian frame)."

"And I can tell you that, despite the great team gear that I have and use, when I do doubles I use Boure shorts and only Boure shorts. I know that I am faster because of the clothing."

"The 400 km ride went well. A beautiful ride. It was HOT. Wow. I had used your knickers with a pad previously and liked them. I had deceided to get the shorts (though I'm a wool guy) due to the heat. Even with the heat and sweating and 250 miles of cycling the shorts were great. I didn't suffer any of the discomfort usually associated with long rides. We were following a cue sheet, the route had some significant climbs and I stayed behind with a cyclist to help him through the evening portion of the ride. It was nearly a 23 hour day. I am so glad I thought to order them and that they arrived the day I left Boulder."

"Love your shorts! I took a pair of Elite shorts on a recent PAC Tour (Elite transcon) and I ended up washing the Boure shorts every day because the others were not working for me for 170 miles per day for 17 days straight."


Sizing Chart
Criteria for best fit are prioritized from left-to-right. #1 hips, #2 weight, #3 waist, etc.
Size
Body measurements
Hips Weight Waist Inseam Height
XS 33-35 100-120 28-30 27.5-29.5 5'5" and under
S 35-37 120-145 30-32 29-31 5'4" to 5'8"
M 37-39 145-165 32-34 30.5-32.5 5'7" to 5'11"
L 39-41 165-190 34-36 32-34 5'10" to 6'2"
XL 41-43 190-225 36-39 33.5-35.5 6'1" to 6'5"
2X 43-46 225-250 39-42 35-37 6'4" and up
3X 46-50 250+ 42-46 35-37 6'4" and up
**Fitting Note: Our PRO and ELITE shorts are designed to fit you specifically while in a cycling position, and subsequently, will feel loose in the rear end and low in front when standing upright and trying them on for fit. Please hop on your bike, bend forward to the handlebars, and then check their fit in your riding position.
To Measure your Hips
With feet together, measure around the fullest part.
To Measure your Waist
Measure around waist at the height you normally wear your pants. Alternatively, use your dress pants size.
To Measure your Inseam
Measure pants that fit well from the crotch seam to bottom of pants. Alternatively, use your dress pants size.

*All measurements taken close to the body, and not over loose clothes*

Please note: These charts should be used only as a guideline to represent our sizing. If you have any trouble finding an appropriate size with these charts, please E-mail us, or call toll free at 1-888-889-9242 for product advice.


Fabrics
Elastic ELITE Chamois
Our ELITE shorts have a 4-Way Stretch Elastic padding to move with you and provide longer lasting comfort.

-Our ELITE chamois pad allows for increased padding and support, with improved moisture transfer to keep you cooler and more comfortable than any other chamois.
-Breakthrough padding technology allows for an airflow through the chamois AND increased cushioning and support, all with less weight.
-Microtex® anti-bacterial knit has an exceptional ability to transfer moisture and keep you dry.
-Retains its ultrasoftness after repeated washings.


ELITE shorts specifications
Garment measurements (laid flat)
Size
Rise Rear rise Back Inseam
XS 7 1/8 12 1/2 20 8
S 7 1/2 13 21 8 1/2
M 7 7/8 13 1/2 22 9
L 8 1/4 14 23 9 1/2
XL 8 5/8 14 1/2 24 10
2X 9 15 25 10 1/2
3X 9 15 25 10 1/2

Design Features
ENHANCED 8-PANEL design for Bouré shorts. A traditional 8-panel design that provides maximum support throughout the entire short and a superior fit. Results in a seamless inner thigh to eliminate chafing in this sensitive area.

ARTICULATED HIP on shorts to mirror the biomechanical range of motion while in your cycling position so that the shorts fit naturally.


Frequently Asked Questions
1. I saw a review of your products and they talked about your chamois being thinner than others. Can you explain to me the differences in your chamois inserts and how they work?

3. I recently finished a 460 mile bike ride in six days. I developed saddle sores that got infected and the last couple of days were miserable. I'm trying to find a solution and everybody has ideas. I'm currently trying a new saddle and have adjusted the way I sit in the saddle.

4. What if my new shorts don't fit, what is your return policy?

7. My shorts are showing wear and collecting crud in strange places. Can you help me?

8. I'm going to ride the "Ride the Rockies" this year in your shorts. Do I need to add any lubricant? Will that harm the shorts?


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If for ANY reason you would like to return your purchase or gift, simply send it back for a refund or exchange at the below address. All we need to know is who you are, an e-mail address and/or daytime phone number, and what you would like us to do for you. Any reimbursements or adjustments will be made by original method of payment.


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