bad pocket design, fine shorts
Reviewed by jb from CO on Tuesday, November 17, 2015
I expected a running company like Brooks to have dialed in running apparel. These shorts are great for running as long as you don't need the left & right gel pockets. The rear zippered pocket will hold a iPhone 6--barely--not that I run with a phone. The gel pockets aren't deep enough and have a small meaningless Velcro patch to seal them. There's no inside the waist band key pocket. I've put keys, gels, credit cards in the gel pockets and have had them all pop out. Thankfully someone was running with me or I heard them drop. But I have littered the trails with jettisoned gels unintentionally. If you need pockets, I've used Race Ready's shorts and never lost a gel, keys or anything put inside them. I was so convinced these shorts would be fine I bought multiple pairs and neither work well for gels, etc.
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