If You MUST Sport Bike Shorts This Summer, These Are the Only Acceptable Options

Everyone knows bike shorts are a thing. They’ve been trending for several seasons now. And whether you love ‘em or really, really hate ‘em, they’re in it for the long haul. But the best bike shorts are the ones that make a statement.

So even though we’ve been a bit hesitant to embrace the athleisure-inspired trend, we’ve decided it’s time to give in. With a couple of caveats. First, we’re not even considering basic black bike shorts. Everyone’s already been there and done that. Second, we’re setting our sights on pairs we can work out or lounge around the house in as well as up our street style cred in.

If you’re looking for some styling inspiration, we’ve already covered all the sartorial-minded ways to wear them. Even straight through fall.

Here are the best bike shorts to wear everywhere this summer.