Race Face Ruxton Shorts Review

Race Face Ruxton Shorts Reviews

Review score: 8.9/10 – Updated July, 2024

Latest Price: £109.95 (RRP: £109.95)

Take a look now to discover what makes Race Face Ruxton Shorts worthy of a review score of 8.9 out of 10.

Race Face Ruxton Shorts Review

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Race Face Ruxton Shorts features

Race Face Ruxton Shorts specs

Race Face Ruxton Shorts
Spec 1

Colour: Black, Royale

Other Shorts – Cycle found with this Spec: 2

Spec 2

Clothing Size: S, XL, L, XXL, M

Other Shorts – Cycle found with this Spec: 6

Spec 3

Gender: Male

Other Shorts – Cycle found with this Spec: 2286

Spec 4

Age Group: Adult

Other Shorts – Cycle found with this Spec: 4703

Feature 1

Materials: 92% Polyamide, 8% Elastane

Other Shorts – Cycle found with this feature: 2

Feature 2

Surf-inspired zipperless fly

Other Shorts – Cycle found with this feature: 1

Feature 3

Riveted adjustable ratchet front closure

Other Shorts – Cycle found with this feature: 1

Feature 4

Raised back panel for additional coverage while in riding position

Other Shorts – Cycle found with this feature: 1

Feature 5

Stretch Lumbar panel is corded Nylon

Other Shorts – Cycle found with this feature: 1

Feature 6

Silicone gripper print on waistband prevents slippage

Other Shorts – Cycle found with this feature: 1

Feature 7

Seamless Crotch Gusset

Other Shorts – Cycle found with this feature: 4

Feature 8

Branded zipper pullers throughout for ease of use with gloves

Other Shorts – Cycle found with this feature: 1

Feature 9

Thigh pockets with custom zipper closures

Other Shorts – Cycle found with this feature: 1



Number of Reviews


Review Score

3.9 / 5

Average score in category: 4.1/5



Quality is without doubt one of the most important factors that we consider when buying bikes, parts, accessories or clothing. As you’d imagine it’s especially important when buying Shorts – Cycle. Let’s take at a look at the sort of things you can look at when trying to ascertain the quality of Race Face Ruxton Shorts.

The first thing is material. Looking at what Race Face Ruxton Shorts is made of will give you a really good idea of the quality overall. Take a look at the specs above and you should be able to see the material. It’s then up to you to decide if it meets your expectation.

Similarly you’ll also want to spend some time looking at the features too. Again the table above, listing the features will give you a really good overview. However you should think about the sort of features that you’d expect when buying new Shorts – Cycle. It’s worth writing a list of the “must-have” features so that you don’t end up compromising and missing some important features, or alternatively end up buying an unnecessarily high specced product.

There’s also a lot of merit in checking out the brand of the product and looking at the various brands that are selling Shorts – Cycle. Brands like Race Face are of courses extremely well respected in the cycling community so you know you’re getting a fantastic product with them. But if you’re undecided on your product you should write up a list of brands that you’d be happy to buy. It’s a great way of filtering and narrowing down the number of products when you’re searching.

Next up you’ll want to think about the price and use that as a guide to set your expectations of the quality. If you’re buying the cheapest of the options in the Shorts – Cycle category you should probably expect it to not be of as good quality as the most expensive. It sounds obvious of course. But this is where you can get a bit clever and use your combination of features, specs, materials and other factors to work together to get a really good quality product at the best price. We often draw up a list of “must-haves” and use these as filters when shopping online so that you’re only seeing products that meet your criteria. You can then sort by Price>Low to get the best deals.

Comparing Prices

Price, as you would imagine, is the most popular reason for someone buying one product over another. It is the single most important factor in choosing the majority of products we buy. The same goes for Shorts – Cycle.

It’s at this stage of the buying process, when you’re looking at different options, that you should set a budget. Do some research to understand how much roughly you can expect to pay for the sort of level of product that you’re looking for. Then match that to your own personal circumstance and how much you can afford to spend. This will really help you in narrowing down the right product for you.

Price of Race Face Ruxton Shorts

So the first aspect of price that we’re going to look at is the price of Race Face Ruxton Shorts.

We run regular scans across the web to find the best prices for the products that we review, from a range of cycling retailers. The best price we managed to find Race Face Ruxton Shorts was over at Chain Reaction Cycles where the price was £109.95 in our latest search.

Based on this price we’ve scored it 8.9 out of 10 for price.

Average price of Shorts – Cycle

Next we wanted to look at how much you can expect to pay, on average, for Shorts – Cycle.

We found 545 in the Shorts – Cycle category over at Chain Reaction Cycles. We looked at the average price of the products within this category and found the average is £76.68, making it above average at £109.95.

It’s sometimes helpful to look at how much the prices can vary. Especially when setting yourself a budget, or when trying to understand just how much you could spend on Shorts – Cycle. We found that the most expensive product currently available was £310.00, whilst the cheapest we managed to find was £9.13.

With 545 products available we worked out that 84 cost more than Race Face Ruxton Shorts and 460 were cheaper.

Cost of Race Face products

At Chain Reaction Cycles we found 153 products from Race Face, of which 5 were in the Shorts – Cycle category.

For now though we’re looking at Race Face branded products in all categories. The average price of these products was £70.84 making this product above average.

You’ll also be interested to know that the cheapest Race Face product we found was £0.99 and the highest price we could find from them was £692.99.

Of the 153 from Race Face, 20 were more expensive than Race Face Ruxton Shorts and 132 were cheaper.

How much are Race Face Shorts – Cycle?

We then wanted to get a bit more specific and only look at Race Face products that are listed in the Shorts – Cycle category.

The average price of the 5 products that match this search was £81.06, with the cheapest coming in at £38.48 and highest price was £109.95. With the average being £81.06, Race Face Ruxton Shorts comes in above average.

0 products that meet this search were more expensive than Race Face Ruxton Shorts and 4 were cheaper.

Race Face Ruxton Shorts Reviews

Reading reviews is an amazing way of getting a good feel for a product without actually being able to try it or see it first.

There are two different types of reviews, and we also recommend reading both.

1. Expert reviews – In the cycle industry there are loads of really reliable trusted resources for expert reviews. For example if you’re looking to buy a new bike, BikeRadar Bike Reviews are great.

2. Customer reviews – these are probably your best resource for information. There’s no finances or influence involved, they’re purely just honest reviews from customers that have bought and used the product. The reason we love customer reviews so much is because no matter if their view is good or bad, there’s a very good chance that it will be honest and unbiased.

Our best advice is to head over to Chain Reaction Cycles and read the Race Face Ruxton Shorts reviews there.

Based on what we’ve seen in terms of reviews for Race Face Ruxton Shorts, it really does look like a great buy. So for the review score, we’ve scored it 9.4 out of 10. The average review score for all products in the Shorts – Cycle category at Chain Reaction Cycles is 4.1 out of 5.

Owner reviews, as we say, are one of the most important pieces of research that we can do before we buy. So, with that in mind, if you do go on to buy Race Face Ruxton Shorts or another similar product, like Race Face Stage Shorts reviews or Race Face Indy Shorts reviews we’d love you to leave a review in the comments below. It will really help future buyers just like you, when they’re looking to buy Shorts – Cycle.


As we said in the pricing part of the review, brand is a really important consideration, but especially so when looking to buy Shorts – Cycle. But as you’re probably already aware, you’re on to a great choice if you do go with Race Face, as they’re a fantastic brand, making amazing products.

YouTube Video of Race Face Ruxton Shorts

Below we’ve embedded a video from YouTube where we’ve searched for Race Face Ruxton Shorts reviews.


Overall, we’ve been hugely impressed by the quality, price, reviews and features of Race Face Ruxton Shorts. We’d say that as long as it fits your budget and meets your expectations in terms of features/spec…it’s a really strong contender. That’s why we’ve scored it a massive 8.9/10 overall.

Further product details

  • Product ID 1: 26319942687
  • Product ID 2: 793513UK
  • Brand: Race Face
  • Model number: RFSB073074
  • RRP: £109.95
  • EAN: 821973376271
  • Description: Race Face Ruxton ShortsWith a new design this season, the Race Face Ruxton Shorts are better than ever, with improved ventilation and even better performance. Mountain biking has never been so stylish and comfortable. The most obvious update to the Ruxton shorts is the new surf-inspired front closure with an easy to adjust ratchet system, improving the fit and comfort. The new, clean aesthetic boosts style points but the fit is also improved for easy pedalling, the rear stretch panel ensuring you can move freely and easily as you take on technical terrain. A seamless crotch gusset eliminates chafing and a raised back panel keeps you covered as you get into aggressive riding positions. Ventilation zones ensure fresh air gets in while allowing sweat to escape and a silicone gripper print waistband stops any mid-whip slippage. The leg openings are specifically designed to accommodate your favourite knee guards and zipped thigh pockets provide easily accessible storage for essentials.  Features:Materials: 92% Polyamide, 8% ElastaneSurf-inspired zipperless flyRiveted adjustable ratchet front closureRaised back panel for additional coverage while in riding positionStretch Lumbar panel is corded NylonSilicone gripper print on waistband prevents slippageSeamless Crotch GussetBranded zipper pullers throughout for ease of use with glovesThigh pockets with custom zipper closuresBuy Race Face Clothing from Chain Reaction Cycles, The World’s Largest Online Bike Store.
  • Full Category: Clothing > Shorts – Cycle
  • Size: L
  • Male
  • 0
  • Adult

Other options for Shorts – Cycle

As you’d imagine there are so many options out there when buying Shorts – Cycle. 545 in fact.

A few of our other favourites that we spotted when researching Race Face Ruxton Shorts included,
Race Face Trigger Shorts reviews, Race Face Trigger SS Jersey reviews, or we really liked the look of Race Face Indiana SS Jersey reviews as another alternative.

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