Aquabelle Chlorine Resistant Black Bike Short
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Aquabelle Chlorine Resistant Black Bike Short
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Aquabelle Chlorine Resistant Black Bike Short

STYLE # 1950
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  • This is a swimsuit bottom and does not include a top for a full set.  Shop separate tops to make a complete set.
  • Aquabelle's exclusive polyester spandex fabric is chlorine resistant & colorfast. Spandex adds comfort & stretch to retain fit and resist bagging.
  • 5" inseam
  • Bike short swim bottom fits true to size
  • 82% Polyester / 18% Spandex
  • Hand wash.
  • Flat dry.
  • After every use, the garment must be hand washed. Harmful elements such as suntan lotions, salt, chlorine, and body perspiration can cause discoloration and spandex breakdown. Since laundry detergents are too harsh on the spandex and the color, use mild hand soap made without added moisturizers. Do not wring the swimsuit to remove excess water. Lay it flat on a towel and roll the towel up and squeeze gently. Remove it from the towel and lay it flat to dry. Do not hang it to dry as that will stretch out the fibers in the fabric. Avoid using washers and dryers as damage can occur due to agitation and excessive heat. It is also important to let your suit "rest" between uses. This allows the spandex to bounce back (called recovery) to its original size and maintain its fit longer. If you wear a suit without letting it recover, it will lose its shape and fit more quickly. It's recommended to let the suit rest for 24-36 hours between uses. Always remove excess moisture with a towel and lay flat to dry indoors or in the shade. Also note, direct sunlight will fade your suit. It is always a great idea to have more than one suit.

Aquabelle is our revolutionary chlorine resistant swimwear collection available in sizes 8 to 26. Both our Xtra Life Lycra fabric or exclusive Poly/Spandex fabric blend swimsuits are constructed to endure repeated chlorine exposure and will still look brand new, swim after swim! All Aquabelle swimsuits are designed to resist chlorine longer than ordinary swimwear, and they won’t weigh you down in the water. Our sporty-chic one piece suits are created with tummy-control Power Mesh lining to keep your midsection feeling firm and smooth. Lightweight molded wire-free cups shape without sacrificing comfort for a secure fit. Dive in!

Chlorine Resistant Bike Short is rated 4.0521 out of 5 by 96.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Trims the rear MEANS runs very small I wear a 16 and an 18 is still too small. Material is good quality it may look like its thin until you put it on. It's not see thru. Waistband is narrow and it runs high waisted so it rolls on me, don't like that. Moderately snug on the thighs, If it were slightly tighter it would make bulging thighs and wouldn't look attractive. It's above the knee but I pull it up a little more for move ability. I ordered the boy shorts and hope they aren't too short. Order two sizes up unless you want it snug and tight tight. I would think stretching the Lycra wouldn't be good on it and would wear out sooner.
Date published: 2013-09-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Yeah for Thigh Coverage! I bought a size 20 and they fit ok (I normally wear pants size 22 but have been dieting and exercising harder lately). I am short-waisted and would prefer a "modern-fit" waistline style. I wore these on a holiday water park adventure where I was in a swimsuit for most of two days. I love these long-length swim shorts for thigh coverage (no discomfort from the inevitable rubbing thighs) and they dried completely overnight too! We are going to Latin America in February and I look forward to wearing these all day on trips that will include beach time. I hope they hold up well, because eventually they are destined to become my next water aerobics wear.
Date published: 2013-12-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exactly what I wanted.... I bought these because I do water aerobics and other water exercises. They are great for that. Perfect amount of coverage without looking out of place. The shorts are true to size and fit me just like a good pair of bike shorts. They hold their shape, dry quickly, don't fade from chlorine and do not ride up or down in the water. I ordered another pair so that I can switch on and off between workouts. Oh, and these shorts look great paired with a tankini top. At the pool, I feel covered enough, but not 'overdressed'. I love them!
Date published: 2013-11-23
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Loved it, but soooo small. I bought these because I loved the length. Not too short, not to long. I normally wear a size 12 or 14 in pants, so I bought a 14 in these. WAY too small I received them and they looked like a juniors XL. I'd hate to see what it would have been like had I ordered a 12! I was very disappointed considering this website specifically sells plus size swim suits. The exchange process was a little tricky, but I did exchange it for an 18. My recommendations would be to order these 2 sizes up from what you normally would.
Date published: 2014-07-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from "THE BEST" I attend YMCA deep water excerise classes. Chlorine resistant is a must. I also have a one piece swim wear and a tanktini top. Could not ask for anything better. Also, I do watch for sales and coupons and they are never very hard to locate. Love the products and also the service.
Date published: 2013-12-23
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Size way up! I purchased these bike short bottoms because I like to wear them under dresses and skirts for a little smooth coverage, that will inhibit 'cling'. For this application, they are fine. My actual size is 16/18 and I prefer a looser fit, so I ordered a 22. This size was far too tight in the waist and leg bands, and if my intent was to use this short for swimming, I would definitely not, (squeezed and revealing)! I returned the size 22 and ordered a 24, and the only difference in the two sizes is that the 24 is higher waisted... not less tight mind you, just 2-3 inches longer. I do not have large thighs, or much hip/butt to speak of, just a proportionate athletic build, and they are still snug. My suggestion would be to order at least 3 sizes up for comfort. That being said, I have not worn these in water, so I don't know how they will stretch... seeing that they are SO thin, I would never wear them in water unless they were completely covered up!
Date published: 2014-10-30
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Like the concept...but I really like the two piece/ bike short practicality. I like the comfort, look and coverage. However, they are pretty thin. I have worn them 2-3 times a week for about a month, I rinse them and air dry each time. I was very disappointed to find the inside seam coming apart. I will make a second purchase and hope for the best because I like wearing the two piece, and I feel so much more comfortable with the coverage.
Date published: 2013-07-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from nice sizing unless u have larger thighs As I am not a fan of board shorts I was looking for something else instead & was happy to find A plus size bike short that's chlorine resistant - the fit is really good apart from thigh area - as I have very generous/large thighs if your like me I suggest you go up one size from the waist size /hip area if you have a large thighs apart from that they are a good fit and a good price too
Date published: 2014-07-06
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I wanted to have a longer option, especially since all of the capris are not available in my size unless you buy a set. I was not happy about that.
Jennifer M M on Dec 1, 2015
more comfortable in bike type shorts. they cover my ham-like thighs
Kelly G on Nov 30, 2015
I wanted to have a longer option, especially since all of the capris are not available in my size unless you buy a set. I was not happy about that.
Jennifer M M on Dec 1, 2015
vacation, pool, able to walk back n forth to pool, covers thighs
Lynn D on Dec 1, 2015
more comfortable in bike type shorts. they cover my ham-like thighs
Kelly G on Nov 30, 2015
They look comfortable. Bought an extra pair to wear under a dress.
Sarah R on Nov 29, 2015
L E on Nov 29, 2015
I'm subconscious of my upper thighs, so I was excited to find a swim short option to feel more confident.
Julia T on Nov 26, 2015
I have had it and I love it in very hot weather I wear it out and about as a bike short. Very comfortable
Stella S on Nov 26, 2015
Ellen L on Nov 25, 2015
I have always used a skirt-ini bottom and have never seen bike shorts for swimming so I thought I would try them
Darlene B on Nov 25, 2015
brand and fit
S N on Nov 24, 2015
love thee colors
Sherry K on Nov 24, 2015
an alternative bottom, i can alternate the bottoms as needed.
suzanne e on Nov 23, 2015
I have some already and I love them! They stay put and give me more coverage. :)
Fran H on Nov 23, 2015
Older woman, wanted something to cover my thighs a bit.
W I on Nov 23, 2015
coverage for the older woman
Nancy G on Nov 22, 2015
Bought my first pair of biker shorts last season. Love them because I am older and much more comfortable with the longer look. No one laughed at me at the pool and I was much more confident getting in and out!
C M on Nov 22, 2015
I go to the pool daily. I like the longer leg as I am older and not in the best of shape!
Cindy A on Nov 21, 2015
active aquafit participant I like the compression feel of shorts
Helen W on Nov 21, 2015
to go with a swim top that I already have
Lisa B on Nov 21, 2015
sale bogo 80 % off reg price.
Betty F on Nov 18, 2015
replace old shorts
katherine k on Nov 18, 2015
Want to see if it lasts longer and dries faster
Lydia D on Nov 17, 2015
liked them
Peggy S on Nov 17, 2015
I teach water exercise.
Bernadette M. N on Nov 16, 2015
Our next visit to Asia we plan to do some bike riding- they can do double duty-swimming and cycling
Brenda F on Nov 16, 2015
Getting to be winter and wanted something that was a little warmer for walking from locker room to the pool.
Linda F on Nov 14, 2015
trial and error
D E on Nov 12, 2015
I want comfortable swim wear for pool workouts
Susan S on Nov 8, 2015
Extreme comfort and modesty.
Iretha P on Nov 8, 2015
Decided against this and chose a boy short instead.
JUEL D on Nov 8, 2015
Needed more leg coverage to add to a one-piece suit.
Staci R on Nov 8, 2015
Cecelia A on Nov 7, 2015
liked the style and comfort
kathleen h on Nov 7, 2015
I wanted something that would cover my legs a bit.
Colleen B on Nov 6, 2015
to match my top
Wendy M on Nov 6, 2015
I do water aerobics and I like the coverage bike shorts offer. You work out harder if you don't have to worry about mooning the people behind you!
Nathalie H on Nov 5, 2015
Needed shorts for cold water on thighs
Carol P on Nov 3, 2015
Like boy short but I like the length of Bike short they hid my chubby thighs.
Nancy G on Nov 2, 2015
aquarobics is my exercise choice and I like the additional coverage the shorts provide.
jo ann W on Nov 2, 2015
D I on Nov 1, 2015
Longer coverage
Cathy B on Oct 29, 2015
Will be swimming daily and not fully happy with my thighs.
Tara A on Oct 28, 2015
The shorter shorts were not chlorine resistant and progressively thinned at the seams.
LYNN G on Oct 28, 2015
Preferred longer leg.
Pam C on Oct 27, 2015
PAMELA S on Oct 26, 2015
I am looking for adequate coverage as I am a plus sized woman and don't want my unsightly areas seen.
christine e on Oct 26, 2015
getting ready to start lapping in the pool after my hip replacement. Want bottoms that don't ride the thighs and are chlorine resistant.
Jeannine B on Oct 25, 2015
Makes my legs look better!
Paulette C on Oct 24, 2015
Been looking for chlorine resistant shorts for awhile so I can go swimming and feel comfortable at the local pool. Better than togs (swimmers).
Dot M on Oct 23, 2015
For comfort. However they did FADE from chlorine I purchased because of the resistant factor however N/G
GRACE Y on Oct 23, 2015
vacation, pool, able to walk back n forth to pool, covers thighs
Lynn D on Dec 1, 2015
They look comfortable. Bought an extra pair to wear under a dress.
Sarah R on Nov 29, 2015
What is the leg length?
A shopper on Jul 23, 2014
What is the length of this inseam?
A shopper on Aug 31, 2014
Are the bottoms true to size?
A shopper on Aug 15, 2014
BEST ANSWER: I bought a shorter style by the same company first, then bought these in the same exact size, these didn't fit at all! I was so disappointed and had already thrown out the packaging (taken the liner and tags off too) because I was sure it would fit like the previous shorter ones.
What is the difference between Aquabelle Chlorine Resistant Black Bike Short STYLE # 1950 and
ITEM Xtra Life Lycra Bike Short Style: # 130804?
K S on Jun 9, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I think both are chlorine resistant.
how long is the inseam?
A shopper on Aug 24, 2014
Is the crotch lined or do you need to wear swim bottoms underneath?
A shopper on Aug 19, 2014
BEST ANSWER: No, they are not lined. I only wear them over my regular bathing suit to teach swimming lessons or aquasizes, so I would never wear them alone anyway.
Do you need a liner with these and do they run true to size?
A shopper on Apr 16, 2015
Is this lined?
Blossom S on Jul 5, 2015
BEST ANSWER: No they are not. But I've had mine (and I purchased more than one) for over a year and they are great! I can highly recommend them...
do they have an inside panty?
A shopper on Feb 6, 2015
BEST ANSWER: No inside panty . . .they fit well & are substantial, long lasting. I wear mine over my regular one piece maillot for exercise class in the water. I swim 3 days a week & so far they have lasted since middle of 2014 summer and are still in good condition.
Is this unisex?
A shopper on May 28, 2015
BEST ANSWER: No I believe not Enter an answer to this question.
what is the inseam?
Verna F on Mar 5, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I was surprised that it didn't last longer since it was chlorine resistant.
Can I order more than one size? I would order for a couple of people.
kathy h on Oct 12, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Yes, you must enter each size separately into your cart - but absolutely allow you to order multiple sizes of an item on our site!
what is the measurement from waist to hem?
Shelly on Oct 2, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Hi Michelle!

It is 5" inseam
A shopper on Feb 15, 2015
how many inches long?
A shopper on Oct 19, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The inseam measurement ranges from 6" up to 6.75" for the largest size in the collection.
I have a large belly and wondering if these would be a good fit for my body type? Worried about there not being enough material if I buy in my regular size.
A shopper on May 23, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Please see the video below to make sure your measurements are accurate.

You should be fine.
Are these shorts lined?
cathy b on May 8, 2014
any other colors besdies black?
dot s on Apr 14, 2014
BEST ANSWER: As of now black is the only color this item is available in.
Can you tell me what the inseam length is and overall length of short from waist band to hem?
Bethann J on Jan 19, 2015
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