These shorts are a step above the Attack Shorts by Pearl Izumi. Maybe 2 or 3 steps above. A very snug and supportive fit. My usual rides are 60-70 plus miles, 3x or more a week. These shorts hold up and do not get mushy over the ride or after numerous washings. (Just so you know, I either hand wash or use Delicate Cycle and hang dry my cycling clothing). These are extremely comfortable shorts. Many other products from other manufacturers do not fit me. I am a former baseball player, short legged, and muscular. I am not built like a cyclist. It's tough to find clothing that fits. I suggest trying on clothing before purchasing. Pearl Izumi is the only manufacturer whose clothing product I purchase.
I shave my dome completely bald now that I am in my late 50s, and it used to be that my hair would catch some of the sweat coming off the top of my head and prevent it from streaming down my face and into my eyes. No more: once my body temperature rises to a certain temperature on a ride, a point comes when I don't just start to "glow" - the sweat just pours off me, like a dam bursting. Well this cap is a brilliant solution. The wicking material stops the dome sweat, and the elasticized temple band sops up the sweat on it's way down to my eyes very efficiently. I don't need to spread sunscreen over my dome anymore, because the skull cap is SPF50! Last summer I had to stop and dab a rag every five miles because of the sweat pouring down, but this cap just lets me ride on a summer day. I need to get a couple more, actually.
Excellent lightweight jacket/vest for mornings and evenings. When the sun comes up and it gets warm you can unsnap the sleeves, roll them up and place in the back pocket. Nice jacket for the in between weather. Works well in a light rain. Overall, this is a nice jacket with options.
These fit well with a left and right sleeve. They are a little on the long side, but better than too short, They are a good sunscreen and wick well. I live in the desert where it is really hot. It's true that if you get them wet they will be very cool to your skin until they dry - which is within a mile of starting a ride where I live. After that, they do wick away sweat which keeps you cooler and dry. I like that they are SPF 50 - I'd rather wear these then have a sunscreen film. That said - when it's really hot (and I mean 90+ degrees at 6am and 105+ by 10:00, I am about 60/40 wearing these - and less so on a day where the humidity is about 70%.