The 16 Best Bike Shorts to Wear All Summer Long

Once upon a time (aka summer 2019), you’d wear them to the gym or brunch, but bike shorts have proven ideal for all sorts of at-home activities, from watching the entire season of Big Flower Fight in one sitting to creating your very own tie-dye masterpiece. No longer made of 100% uncomfortable spandex, they’re a closet workhorse that can look just as good with an oversized hoodie as a blazer and cute sandals.

As we begin to reenter society, the versatile basic is one of the few quarantine mainstays we plan to wear well into the future. So whether you want a pair to chill in at home, or have plans to go roller skating every Summer Friday, we combed the Internet to bring you all the best bike shorts you can buy right now. Check them out below.

Tried-and-true black

Black bike shorts will stand the test of time—and you can get a pair for cheap (hi, Amazon). If you want something you can dress up, à la Gigi Hadid, try experimenting with materials like a superfine ribbed knit or lustrous black.a woman wearing a pink shirt

 & Other Stories Cycling Short

$49.00, & Other StoriesBUY NOW

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Universa Standard Knockout Bike Shorts$65.00, Universal Standard

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The Range Rib Knit Bike Short

$118.00, Carbon38 BUY NOW

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 Koral Densonic High Rise Infinity Biker Short

$65.00, KoralBUY NOW

Bright colors

Arguably the most “throwback” style of the bunch, the season’s rainbow hues come in everything from soft sky blue to zesty yellow. Pair yours with a contrasting bikini top when it’s hot, then throw on an oversized crewneck when things get breezy.

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Alo Yoga High-Waist Biker Short

$56.00, Alo YogaBUY NOW

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Year of Ours Ribbed Biker Short

$70.00, VerishopBUY NOW


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 Staud x New Balance Bike Short

$60.00, New BalanceBUY NOW

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Billie the Label Peggy Biker Short

$88.00, VerishopBUY NOW

Sustainable materials

Whether it’s using recycled plastic bottles for fabrics or empowering the people producing the clothing, a ton of brands are working hard to improve fashion’s carbon footprint. Here are four bike shorts worth checking out if you’re shopping more  consciously.


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 Outdoor Voices Warmup Shorts

$45.00, Outdoor VoicesBUY NOW

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Girlfriend Collective High-Rise Bike Short

$48.00, Girlfriend CollectiveBUY NOW

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Athleta Ultimate 5″ Short

$49.00, AthletaBUY NOW

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Cotton Citizen x Revolve Milan Biker Short

$90.00, RevolveBUY NOW

Shorts to actually work out in

Your summer may consist of solo walks, responsibly distant picnics in the park, or getting back to your bike-ride commute. Whatever’s in store, grab a pair of bike shorts you can exercise or lie horizontal in. The four options below are made from breathable, sweat-wicking fabrics—so no need to worry about dark spots ruining your ’fit.

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Lululemon Fast and Free Short 10″

$68.00, LululemonBUY NOW

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Gymshark Flex Cycling Shorts

$40.00, GymsharkBUY NOW


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Adidas Originals Bike Shorts

$35.00, NordstromBUY NOW

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 Nike Air Women’s Bike Shorts (Plus Size)

$45.00, Nike

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Article by Talia Abbas

Author: Dennis Hickey

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