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KUHL Renegade 8in Short - Men's

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Renegade 8in Short

Seeing as there's no limit to your adventurous mindset, why hold yourself back with a restrictive short? The Kuhl Men's Renegade 8in Short breaks free from the confines of urban life with its free-ranging stretch that's ideal for long days at the crag and laid-back trips to the coast. The gusseted crotch promotes fluid motion when you're placing tricky footholds on route or pedaling to the water on your beach cruiser.

Tufflex fabric calls for rugged adventures with its sturdy construction that's resistant to abrasion and tears. It's treated with a DWR finish that beads off passing showers and outside dirt from soaking and staining. Another innovative feature is the Kuhlair vent, which employs a mesh-lined pocket cool air circulation inside the short. It even protects your lower body from harmful UV rays, as backed by its UPF 50 rating.

  • Flexible freedom for crag-to-coast adventures
  • Tufflex fabric is abrasion and tear-resistant
  • DWR finish repels rain showers and stains
  • Gusseted crotch promotes fluid flexibility
  • Kuhlair vent for greater air circulation
  • Seven total pockets, including phone storage
  • UPF 50 maximizes protection from searing UV rays
  • Item #KUH00BL

Material
Duralux (95% nylon, 5% spandex), DWR finish
Fit
regular
Length
above knee
Inseam
8in
Pockets
2 hand, 2 rear, 2 side zip, 1 cell phone
Waist
belt loops
Gusseted Crotch
yes
UPF Rating
50
Recommended Use
hiking & camping, climbing, casual
Manufacturer Warranty
limited

Tech Specs

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>Rating: 4

Almost perfect but runs small

Familiarity:
I returned this product before using it
Fit:
Runs small
Size Bought
34
Height
6` 2"
Weight
180 lbs

Purchased for husband for father's day but they are smaller in waist than all his other shorts. He's 6'2" and 180. Our daughter purchased a similar pair, same size (34) but a different brand and the Kuhls are 2 inches smaller in the waist. He recently retired a pair of Kuhls he bought 11 years ago and has worn consistently throughout every summer for hiking, kayaking and general use. My husband loved everything about these so he asked me to get the next size up despite a new similar pair from another brand. He says you can't beat the quality and features of Kuhl!

>Rating: 5

Love the product

Height
5` 4"
Weight
140 lbs

The length is really great. Solid product and the color is really good,

>Rating: 5

Modern Cargo Short for the Modern Man

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer
Fit:
True to size
Size Bought
30" (small)
Height
5` 7"
Weight
135 lbs

These are the new cargo short—without the appearance of bulky cargo. I own several pair and I love the modern, sleek, clean look of this smartly designed, super-comfortable short. The length is really nice (but for my height, I'd like to see a 7" or 6" inseam). Its clean minimal cut makes it easy to dress them up for an evening out in warmer months, and they are my preferred go-to short for every occasion—whether I'm on the trail, on the water, or on a beach vacation. The side pockets are very handy for quick storage of a cell phone or small sports wallet, and the secure side zip pockets provide the peace of mind that your pocketed valuables won't ever be left behind. The shorter inseam gives a modern look and the mesh pockets provide a cooler wearing experience (just wore these every day for a month while backpacking the High Sierras for 222 miles). The fabric dries quickly (especially so in sunny, arid climates), and is surprisingly more durable than I expected it to be. I did have one pair that become defective where the hand pocket seams began to unravel, which was disappointing because the seam runs across the outside of the short and, of course, the pocket was no longer usable. Most brands don't offer a waist size smaller than 30, but a 29 would fit me perfectly and eliminate the need for a belt. This is an excellent, versatile short and I recommend it highly.

>Rating: 5

Love the length!

The fit on these are great! Used these on a canoeing trip and they were perfect! They dried super quick too!

>Rating: 5

Techasual

Height
6` 0"
Weight
165 lbs

These are probably the only shorts I'll ever buy. I was delighted to see Kuhl didn't update much for this season except the colors, because why fix something that isn't broke? 8" inseam is a perfect length for me, ensuring my thighs get Vitamin D'd. There's a good stretch in the material making the waist comfy even after you're on Beer 7 and go back for a third plate at your buddy's 4th of July BBQ. The multiple pockets are super useful, whether you're backpacking for several days or out running errands and need to stay organized. They're also mesh which means the whole piece dries lightning quick if you need to ford a waist-deep river crossing. The pic attached is from the 2016 model, but like I said - nothing's changed but the colors.

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>Rating: 5

<3<3<3

Familiarity:
I've used it several times
Fit:
True to size
Size Bought
32
Weight
165 lbs

Love the fit, has that stylish above-knee cut. Great utility with the pockets. Stretchy fabric holds up under abusive treatment. Quick drying with mesh pockets. I'm actually ordering another pair. Only complaint is the velcro on the back pockets is sometimes REALLY stuck and takes some effort to open up but that's probably best in the long run. Would rather not lose my ID/credit card when I sit down for a break.

Love
>Rating: 5

My Favorite Shorts

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer
Fit:
True to size
Size Bought
32
Height
5` 10"
Weight
158 lbs

I have two pairs of these shorts in a 30, and I bought two more pairs in a 32. The previous two pairs are 3-4 years old, and are still going strong.