We're back with a review of seven popular knickers to help you find out:

a) Which has the most pockets to fit all your stuff.

b) Which pair you could wear to dinner at your Grandmother's house.

c) Which pair your Boss might tolerate the most.

d) Which pair matches your girl's (or boyfriend's !?) lipstick best.

Reviews and photos by Nils Sandin, Eric Ambel, Roberto Cipriano, and Patrick Barber.

Bicycle Fixation

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Model: Classic Wool Knickers.
Sizes available: 30-44
Material: Wool Gabardine
Total Pockets: 4
Side Pockets: 2
Rear Pockets: 2
Vents: None
Additional Pockets: None
Detachable Belt: No, belt loops.
Padded Seat: No
Temperature Range: 20F-60F
Colors Available: Black and Charcoal
MSRP: $ 95USD
Available at: http://www.bicyclefixation.com/wool_knickers.html

Manufacturer: Bicycle Fixation
Address: Los Angeles, California
Website: www.bicyclefixation.com

Endura

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Model: HummVee 3/4
Sizes available: M, L, XL, XXL
Material: Nylon
Total Pockets: 7
Side Pockets: 2
Rear Pockets: 2 velcro closure
Vents: 1
Additional Pockets: 4
Detachable Belt: yes
Padded Seat: Double fabric, detachable liner
Temperature Range: 20F-60F
Colors Available: Black and Khaki
(khaki only from www.toeclip.com)
MSRP: $90.00
Available at: US Dealers and World-wide Dealers

Manufacturer: Endura U.K.
Address: West Lothian, UK
U.S. Website: Endura Sport (USA)

Chicago Wig

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Model: Cargo Knickers
Sizes available:
Material:
Total Pockets: 6
Side Pockets: 2
Rear Pockets: 2 buttoned.
Vents: none
Additional Pockets: 2 Cargo
Detachable Belt: belt loops, no belt.
Padded Seat:
Temperature Range: 20F-60F
Colors Available:
MSRP: $50.00
Available at: www.chicagowig.com

Manufacturer: Chicago Wig
Address: Chicago, Illinois
Website: www.chicagowig.com

Under The Weather

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Model: Sit'n'Spin
Sizes available: Waist 28"- 38" even sizes
Material: Supplex nylon
Total Pockets: 6
Side Pockets: 2
Rear Pockets: 2
Vents: none
Additional Pockets: 2 hip cargo
Detachable Belt: 2 types of closure
Padded Seat: Three fabric layer.
Temperature Range: 20F-60F
Colors Available: Black, Sapphire, Charcoal, Bubblegum, or Olive.
MSRP: $145 CDN
Available at: Retailers or On-Line

Manufacturer: Under The Weather
Address: Montreal, Canada
Website: www.under-the-weather.ca

Rapha

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Model: Fixed Shorts
Sizes available: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL.
Material: Schoeller Nanosphere
Total Pockets: 4
Side Pockets: 2
Rear Pockets: 2 zippered.
Vents: none
Additional Pockets: none
Detachable Belt: Belt loops
Padded Seat: Yes.
Temperature Range: 20F-60F
Colors Available: Charcoal or Black.
MSRP: $105.00 $160.00 155.00
Available at: Dealers or On-Line

Manufacturer: Rapha Performance Roadwear
Address: London, UK
Website: www.rapha.cc

Chrome

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Model: Shins Knickers
Sizes available: S, M, L, XL
Material: 91% Nylon 9% Spandex
Total Pockets: 6
Side Pockets: 2
Rear Pockets: 2
Vents: None.
Additional Pockets: 2 Cargo.
Detachable Belt: Belt Loops.
Padded Seat: Light padded chamois.
Temperature Range: 20F-60F
Colors Available: Charcoal
MSRP: $136.00
Available at: Dealers or On-Line

Manufacturer: Chrome Industries
Address: San Francisco, California
Website: www.chromebags.com

Hypnotic Designs

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Model: Hankster
Sizes available: S, M, L, XL
Material: 85% Nylon, 15% Polyester
Total Pockets: 5
Side Pockets: 2
Rear Pockets: 2
Vents: None
Additional Pockets: Stealth cell.
Detachable Belt: Belt Loops
Padded Seat: Lightly padded w/ chamoix
Temperature Range: 20F-60F
Colors Available: Black
MSRP: $140.00
Available at: Dealers or On-Line

Manufacturer: Hypnotic Designs
Address: Portland, OR
Website: www.hypnoticdesigns.com