Pearl Izumi was born out of a father's desire to create a cycling kit for his son. Fast forward decades later and the company is one of the most recognized names in the industry. Apparel is still a staple, however, and its line of women's shorts features cuts and details for every rider. For example, the Elite Shorts and Symphony Shorts both employ the same Elite transfer materials and Elite 3D chamois, but the Pearl Izumi Symphony Women's Shorts have their own multi panel design that walks that line between form fitting performance and all out comfort. As with the Women's Elite In R Cool, the Women's Symphony Shorts includes the Women's Elite 3D Chamois. This comfort oriented insert is designed for riders who get out anywhere from three to seven days in a week. It is pre shaped to fit the contours of a woman's body and even has slightly thicker 13mm padding than the P. R. O. Seamless Chamois for a touch more protection. The Pearl Izumi Pressure Relief Technology ensures that the pad won't cut off your circulation. The pad's four way stretch will keep it moving with you and wicking sweat so that you won't have to worry about friction, while the active carbon yarns improve thermo regulation and keep static induced fatigue to a minimum. The stretchy Elite Transfer fabric in the Symphony Women's Shorts offers a great combination of moisture management capabilities with the special In R Cool technology that reflects direct sunlight. All of this you'll find in the Women's Elite In R Cool shorts where you'll start noticing the differences is when you take a look at the cut and paneling. The wide waistband has been contoured to give you a flattering yet comfortable shape. A side pocket has also been included so that you can keep valuables protected. The inseam has been shortened to eight inches from the nearly nine inch inseam you'll find on the Elite In R Cool shorts. Silicone leg grippers hold the leg hems in place without pulling or pinching your skin. Reflecti...