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by jaybfromPoor fit, weak fabric, bad cust. serviceI originally used these pants for just casual wear but I can be rough on my clothes so i figured these were worth the price. There was a defective rivet on one of the pockets but I hammered it flat. The 38" inseam was more like 39" but whatever, I use a belt. But then the pants started to rip. The first time they snagged on an aluminum ladder and the knee ripped half way around - I couldn't believe how weak the fabric is. After that I figured I would just use them for work pants. The other knee tore on I don't even know what. Both back pockets have ripped out, the cuffs on the pants are shredded. Material is very poor- stick with Carhart.I've had $15 jeans that held up better than these. I don't wash with bleach or enzyme based detergents. When I contacted Kuhl about the poor performance they said I could ship them in but that "normal" wear and tear wasn't covered.I used to buy a lot of Kuhl stuff, but no more.
Date published: 2012-04-10
Rated 1out of5
by Ted CfromMiserable contemporary designI was attempting to update my old and failing Gramicci pants. Those pants were very comfortable for many activities including cycling. One of the keys to their comfort and versatility was their loose fit including an elastic waist with a belt to limit the expansion. (Gramicci has since gone to China production and apparently the quality has plummeted).
These pants are essentially the opposite. Minimal space between the waist and crotch makes for limited movement and comfort. Apparently this is consistent with the modern trend towards half-assed pants (designed to be worn slid down your butt). Good for serious activities including cycling - forget it. What about wearing long underwear and/or tucking a few shirts into the pants - again forget it.
This bends men's clothing in the direction of women's clothing - encumbered with an uncomfortable and dis-functional burden of fashion.
Date published: 2012-04-19
Rated 2out of5
by tclarkmdfromLook dirty after washingI love the style and overall fit of these pants.
What I was NOT happy about was the look of the pants AFTER I washed them. Usually I love the soft warmth of a patina dye. But these pants just look dirty after you wash them. The washing causes uneven fading throughout the material and makes it look like you just rolled around in the mud!
Date published: 2011-12-17
Rated 2out of5
by Tom in FairfaxfromPermanently wrinkledThese are durable, comfortable pants, with a great fit. Unfortunately, the material has permanent wrinkles in it, that cannot be ironed out no matter what I do. The cut at the knees is great for walking, but makes ironing impossible.
So they are fine for outdoors activities, where appearance is secondary, but I could never wear them around town, to work, etc. Too bad, they are well made and I love the material.
Date published: 2012-01-04
Rated 3out of5
by Kevin in BerkeleyfromBad fitI bought these to replace my old pair and the same size no longer fit me. They are way too large. So I switched them out for the Outkast, which are great for work or causal wear.
Date published: 2013-04-24
Rated 3out of5
by Bobby ClimbfromMost rugged Kuhl Pant... besides the dyeI purchased this pant with a pair of Kuhl Rebels (read review) because I am a huge fan of the Kuhl Jean (own two pairs)and wanted something more rugged to stand up to Joshua Tree granite.
These pants fit baggier than any Kuhl pant I own. The waist was slightly too wide and required I use a belt. The material felt very good, fine, but also very tough. They were soft on the skin but surprisingly rigid overall. They simply seemed superior to the Rebel as a tough quality pant.
They performed well as a climbing pant. They allowed a wide range of motion and stood up to off-width crack knee jams without a scuff while definitely taking the bite out of sharp granite.
But, they weren't perfect. Because they were slightly baggier and rigid, they would bunch uncomfortably under the leg loops of my harness. It's probably just me being neurotic, but they also 'swished' and made a lot of noise when in movement.
The final straw that led to me returning them was after the 2nd wash I put it through. They ended up looking much like the Rebels I had returned for the same problem: the dye. Streaks of dye 'washed off' in strange places that shouldn't see much wear, such as behind the knee, on the thighs, etc.
If the 'wear' marks were evenly distributed over the entire pant, I would have kept them.
I ended up exchanging them for the store brand REI Pulaskis. So far so good.
Date published: 2011-02-01
Rated 4out of5
by metalcowdoorfromGreat FitGreat, comfortable pants. The articulated knees make them incredibly comfortable and versitile. I pretty much wear them everyday. Loose fit makes them great for big legs.
Date published: 2013-02-15
Rated 4out of5
by BlanchyfromNice fabric. Comfortable fit.I wear these for work and casual wear. I like the feel, but have found all Kuhl pants to run long in the inseam.
Overall, stylish and comfortable.
Date published: 2013-05-22
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