Rated 2 out of 5 by Miken543 Surge Shorts Fall Short of Expectations
A couple of months back, I purchased two pairs of Surge Shorts. I was so happy to find a well-fitting short that wasn't too long for my 5'8' frame. In fact, the length of the short as well as the material, was the real selling point for me. At $64 per pair, I expect a high quality short on every level. Unfortunately, after a couple of washes (in which I followed the washing and drying instructions), the black mesh part in the crotch area began to pill, and now, unfortunately, a small hole has appeared along the seam. This is so disappointing, because I don't think they will last more than a couple of more washes. I probably haven't worn either short more than ten times each, and have only washed them a few times. I have Adidas shorts, Puma shorts and Under Armour shorts at half the price, that I've worn for years and are still as good as the day I bought them.
There is obviously a flaw in the design and material being used. This quality is unacceptable.
August 21, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by Triman So not what I expected
I would not recommend these shorts. My reasons are simple and straightforward:
1. They do not wick perspiration away. Rather, they suck up and retain all your sweat. You would be dryer getting out of a pool.
2. The pocket is way too small it is virtually useless and the zipper is not the best functioning one.
3. The drawstring, if you can call it that, does not do what it is intended to do, i.e. to tighten your shorts. The design that they use is flawed.
4. The "shirt holder" strap in the back of the shorts fails. If your shirt is soaked, it almost pulls your shorts down. If your shirt is dry, the bouncing from running will cause your shirt to eventually fall out.
Overall, poorly designed and definitely not how it is marketed.
August 18, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by meye why on earth would they make shorts without pockets..
June 21, 2015
Rated 2 out of 5 by StephD Couldn't keep these cause pocket too small!
I bought these for my husband who runs quite often, he normally wears the pace breaker short but wanted something a litter shorter for running. He was super stoked with everything about these until he tried fitting his iPhone 6plus in the pocket = no go!
He is able to fit the 6plus in all his other lulu zipper pockets and needs to fit his phone to track runs with the Nike app.
Please make the pocket accommodate a bigger phone and we'll be replacing his pace breaker collection!
June 16, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by PATMAN So close, yet so far away
5'9 former Soccer star & the leg opening and length are perfect for large legs. LuLu falls short once again on POCKETS. I like using an IPhone app for fitness tracking rather than a wearable & the pockets do not even hold my German car keys. So frustrating. The color is WAY off, but I will be keeping them.
June 7, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Jsquirrel good workout shorts
i like work out a lot and sometimes for runs, I loved the custom shirt holder I found it came in real handy the only thing against the shorts I have is the liner is not supper comfortable but it still works and the side pocket is too small to fit anything like a phone it only really works for money and maybe car keys. but there are gel pockets on the inside waist band witch I found could hold my phone
June 2, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5
by College Did not hold up
I fell in love with these shorts the first few times I wore them. They are lightweight and perfect for running or any kind of activity for that matter. However, after only the second time washing them the fabric started to pill and the elastic drawstring got lost inside the waistband. I wish I could blame it on the washing machine, but I always wash my Lululemon clothes on cold and gentle cycle. I am pretty disappointed that I spent $64 on a pair of shorts that couldn't last two washes. I sill wear them, but I had to cut the drawstring out of the shorts and they look really old and cheap with the amount of pilling in the fabric.
I recommend hand washing them or buying a different pair.
May 31, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by besweden Not bad but nothing special
The shorts did the job but for the price they have a lot better in their lineup. I wish this had pockets so you have a place to put your music player/phone. The area to stuff your shirt is cool and all but I found I didn't really use it to like it enough. I love the repetition shorts for the reason that they are so versatile. The liner in them have pockets below the outer pockets so you can put your phone in it and not have it bounce around. Its compressed onto your leg. I wouldn't buy these again just because they don't have anything on other basic running shorts.
April 6, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by trailrunnerrrr Definitely not boxer brief liners, that language is very misleading. It's a brief. They're great shorts but the brief liner with extended usage can cause maaaajor chaffing problems. Had to cut mine out. Fine for short periods but go linerless or true boxer briefs if you don't want to walk funny after a long run.
March 22, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by CWC7 Description is a little misleading
I love LuLu clothing. Nothing better to work out in. These shorts fit exactly how they should. I bought these shorts with the expectation that the liner was a boxer brief, as stated in the description. Unfortunately, they are just a brief liner. Make sure to look at all the pictures.
March 5, 2015