Mercury Rising Performance Cycling Shorts

Size Guide


The Performance collection is "the go to" collection when you are not sure what your day will bring. This range is hand crafted from a selection of premium fabrics providing all-around function, whether you are training, racing, or simply on the local coffee ride.

Designed for the demanding athlete, this collection provides something for every athlete, covering all bases when you are not sure what is up the road.

Constructed entirely from Champion System's premium CS Contour™ fabric to ensure just the right amount of compression, which leads to optimal comfort. The Performance short provides a close yet traditional fit.

  • Contour™ Lycra:  High compression lycra material - a critical requirement for a performance short ensuring fit and function.
    83% Polyester, 17% Spandex fabric blend, 360 g/y fabric weight.
  • Double layered rear panel, providing increased structure and durability.
  • Flatlock exposed stitch in key areas.
  • Wide silicone injected leg grippers, ensuring low irritation cuffs that stay in place in all conditions.
    • Additional leg gripper option for women:   Fabric Fold-over cuff
      CS CONTOUR Lycra doubled over with NO obtrusive elastic or injected gripper. This style provides comfort and minimum compression around the leg opening. ( *Input request in order notes if you want this option )
  • Available with high quality, gender specific premium Italian chamois pad.

*Size Guide Here


We use 100% Italian chamois specifically designed by our partner, Dr Pad®.
Dr Pad® is an Italian company operating out of Montebelluna, Italy and are specialists in the design and manufacture of pads specifically for cycling clothing, continually developing new materials and production methods to meet the changing demands of the sport. Many clothing brands use Dr Pad® pads such as Sportful, Castelli, Trek and Hincapie. Champion System has commissioned specifically shaped molds for each chamois style for their exclusive use... no other manufacturer have these so this is not an 'off the shelf' chamois pad anyone can buy.

Thanks to Dr Pad's patented cutting technology, our chamois pads provide a smooth, highly breathable antibacterial, low irritation surface. On top of industry leading 4-Way stretch high density foam, shaped precisely to the contours of the rider's specific gender. These Dr Pad® chamois feature 3D Thermo Moulding, enabling an anatomic fit for unrivalled comfort.



Specs: Suitable for:
• Density: 120kg/m3 • Short to mid-range distance
• Thickness: 2 - 10mm • Rated up to 3 - 4 hr distance
• Fabric: 80% Polyamide 20% Elastin • Prefers close road feel
• Rapid sweat transpiration • Experienced racers and riders
• Lightweight, highly breathable • Lighter riders
• Gender specific fit • Max. 95 kg
• Available in Men's Navy, Women's Green • Best for circuit and criterium

Men's Granfondo PadWomen's GranFondo Pad



We Also Recommend