gah, I HATE shitty pockets. That's really a disappointment because for the price (for Levis) I thought it was a good deal. Lock loop doesn't bother me per se as I don't do that, but a bit of a let down that cycling specific jeans don't have the one thing that is pretty cycley.
What is the denim like? Is it stiff? I remember feeling the jeans when they had that box park pop up, but on the photos the denim looks weird.
I have the grey pair and they are a much softer denim than my men's denim commuters. They feel nice to wear, but I did slide around on my saddle a bit when I first rode in them. That seems to have gone away, not sure if I've gotten used to them, or roughed them up a bit. Not sure how robust they will be in the long run, they certainly don't feel as tough as the men's pair I have. A plus is that the waist is a good height, with a higher cut in the back, and as the fabric is quite stretchy, I haven't had any issues with them bunching or biting in at the front.
Glad I'm not the only one who is annoyed with tiny pockets. The pockets on these are larger than on some other jeans I've got (where you can barely squeeze an oyster card holder into the pocket), but it's not enough!
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