Knowing that most trail shorts feature an included or integrated liner was the main inspiration for Kitsbow to develop its new Merino Base Shorts. What we mean is that designers at the Marin based label would not fall into the industry wide process of including a subpar liner as an afterthought to the overall product. For this reason, they decided to develop their liner shorts as a standalone item one that received the same thoughtful design, choice fabrics, and attention to detail as the all mountain shorts they were intended to be paired with. After all, the layer that gives next to skin support is deserving of much more than what the majority of trail short liners provide. Kitsbow sourced a New Zealand merino wool blended with nylon and spandex for the shorts. This fabric blend provides the ideal combination of soft comfort against the skin, moisture wicking capabilities, as well as light compressive support for the rider's large muscle groups. Wool is known for its soft hand and versatility, and by pairing it with the technical synthetic fibers, the makeup checks all the right boxes for the perfect pair of trail riding liner shorts. Within the Base Shorts is a Multi D Anatomic Carbonium EIT Elastic Interface Technology chamois that's been sourced from CyTech. This three dimensional insert wears an anatomical shape that fully supports the rider through the use of multi density padding throughout. The mountain bike specific placement of the chamois and two panel design also work to provide maximum comfort and freedom of movement regardless of the positioning in the saddle. Additionally, the chamois was finished off with thin, ultrasonic seam welding to eliminate potential points of chafing. Kitsbow finished off the shorts with a knit lined elastic waistband for improved cooling and moisture management, which also features a brushed face for added comfort. Silicone gripper beads along the liner's outer side hem keeps the shorts securely in place against...