Men's Detour Shorts

The Perfect Gravel and Bike Touring Shorts

Planning to put some miles on the bike, and both on and off the pavement this year? These are just the shorts to take you the distance. Whether you’re out for a sufferfest full of gnarly hills and sick descents, or just after a little Sunday ramble with a sandwich stop involved, our new Detour Shorts are built with gravel riding and multi-day road bike touring in mind. Equipped with perfectly shaped pockets to stow your map or phone, a zip pocket for valuables, and both side leg ventilation and a mesh gusset, these shorts are ultra-breathable and game for whatever you’re dreaming up. With the day’s hard work done, you won’t miss a beat. Convert the shorts to a loose, casual fit off the bike to get after whatever comes next. 


  • Unique, patented 11P® system gives you:
    • Pick your pleasure. Cinch them down for a form-fitting style while you ride, then convert to loose and comfortable later. 
    • Make them fit just right using a button closure on the lower leg.
    • Running hot or cold? Close or open the side leg ventilation, designed with a tricot (aka ultra-breathable) mesh. 
  • Made with comfort in mind: super soft, lightweight, 4-way stretch fabric. 
  • Wide elastic, super comfortable waistband with a button and zip fly.
  • Convenient pockets: 2 deep front pockets to keep your map or phone off your back and zipped side pocket to store valuables.  
  • Safety first: reflective logo and back panels to increase visibility on the road.
  • A mesh gusset makes these shorts extra breathable for hot days.
  • The compact design makes for perfect travel or backpacking short.

Spotted off the bike:

  • On hiking trails. 
  • Inside world traveler’s suitcases. 
  • At brewpubs, coffee shops, and casual dinners. 

Pairs with our Liberator Liner. Buy together as a combo and save.

Size Chart:

MEN Small Medium Large X-Large
Waist 30-32" 31-33" 34-37" 36-39"
Hip 37-38" 38-40" 40-41 41-43"
Inseam 10.5 10.5 11 11.5

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