We all want to bomb down trails, cross creeks, and drop into features on our bikes with the confidence that our apparel will help, not hinder us. Well, these new women’s specific mountain biking pants look super comfy AND have built-in knee pads to handle the harshest landing–something Moxie says is an industry-first, not just for women’s clothing.

The Wicked Girl G-Form trail pants have strategically sewn-in knee pads to preserve and protect your knees while riding. The G-Form knee pads are equipped with a patented SmartFlex technology that makes the pads lightweight, flexible, and instantly harden on impact.

G-Form Smart flex explanation of knee pads hardening on impact

all photos c. Moxie Cycling Co.

So, say you hit a feature harder and faster than you expected – the G-Form knee pads automatically transform from soft and pliable to rigid to diminish the force sent through our precious knees and legs.

With these new Wicked Girl G-Form trail pants, Moxie Cycling Co. has achieved its goal of creating non-traditional cycling clothes that disrupt “the traditional look of a cyclist.”

rear view Moxie Wicked Girl G-Form trail pants with built-in knee pads

About the Brand

According to their website, Moxie Cycling Co. is a small, entrepreneurial, innovative company. They are ecologically minded, committed to sustainability, and employ ethical sewing practices. All of their products are made in the U.S.A in small batches with responsibly sourced and recycled, performance-based fabrics.

Also of note, Moxie Cycling Co. is civic-minded. They developed a program called the Moxie Movement: women supporting women athletes. Whereby, alongside the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA), they advocate for teenage girls to get out and ride together. They also support the non-profit Black Girls Do Bike to increase and encourage diversity in cycling.

Wicked Girl G-Form trail pants

More about the new, wicked cool, mountain bike pants:

Bikerumor asked Wicked Girl/Moxie founder, Heidi Yakowski about the types of riders who would benefit from wearing these new trail pants. “The trail pants are great for anyone,” she said. “They are meant to replace wearing shorts and knee pads. The pads do not move, slip, or feel restrictive. You won’t even feel like you are riding with pads at all!”

We also asked if the trail pants run true to size. Yakowski replied, “Yes, you do not need to size up if you wear a chamois underneath.” She explained, “They have the fit of joggers at the waist and hips, and get more fitted around the knee and calf. Behind the knee, there is a compression panel that helps hold the knee pad in place while making it easier and more comfortable when climbing and for longer distances.”

 

WICKED GIRL GFORM TRAIL CAMO capri pants with built in knee pads

The new Wicked Girl G-Form mountain bike pants are born from the marriage of soft, stretchy yoga pants with fitted knee pads, rear compression panels, and durable, water-resistant, mountain bike knickers.

Wicked Girl G-Form trail pants

side view of the Wicked Girl G-Form Trail pants in olive camo color

Key Features:  

  • No built-in chamois
  • Relaxed, stretchy fit
  • Capri-style length for all-season wear
  • Durable and breathable fabric DWR on the rear and gusset
  • Water and tear-resistant fabric
  • Hydrotec Stretch Woven Softshell base fabric with DWR on the main body
  • Contoured yoga waistband for extended back coverage and all-around mid-section comfort
  • Gusseted crotch for ease of movement and extra comfort
  • 2 side slip pockets to stash your cell and essentials
  • Sewn-on G-Form knee/shin pads make for no-slip
  • Spandex compression panels behind the knees keep pads secure and comfortable

If you want one less thing to remember to put on before you head out for a shred sesh, these new Wicked Girl G-Form mountain bike pants could be your perfect solution.

Detailed description of Wicked Girl G-Form trail pants

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