“Nicely Done, Kaden." Pinner Shorts Review from Grit and Gear

Pinner Shorts Review from Grit and Gear - Pinner Short Front View

The Kaden Apparel Pinner Shorts were reviewed by Grit and Gear on November 3, 2020. Minneapolis-based mountain biker and expert gear reviewer Marie Malinowski put the shorts through the wringer, testing them out in a variety of conditions. Here’s what Marie had to say about the cycling shorts:

  • Design: “The designer is a woman who actually rides singletrack.”

  • Performance: “The Kaden Pinner shorts are made for serious trail riding.”

  • Fabric: “The fabric blend makes for very comfortable riding in hot and humid conditions.”

  • Waistband: “Instead of the standard zipper-and-snap system, the Kaden Pinner’s waistband has a yoga-pant design. Just pull them on and secure with the hidden elastic drawcord for a customized fit with zero back gap…Is it comfortable? Very.”

  • Pinner Shorts Review from Grit and Gear - Pinner Short Back Shot Pockets: “The cut and size of the [side] pocket prevents the phone from flopping about on my leg when pedaling.”

  • Fit: “The Kaden Pinner shorts run true to size…They were not baggy, they did not restrict, and they didn’t make me look like I was drowning in a sea of Polyester/Spandex.”

  • Overall: “Nicely done, Kaden.”

To read the full article, click here.

You can find the Pinner Shorts in select bike shop retailers as well as in our online store. Click here to start shopping.


Grit and Gear is an online gear review site, made up of cyclists, hikers, backpackers, trail runners, skiers, kayakers. Based in Minnesota, they love to play in the outdoors and tell compelling stories. Learn more about Grit and Gear here. Photos courtesy of Grit and Gear.

 

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