New on the apparel front from Brooks is the Board Racer ($65), a 6-and-a-half-inch short that brings “runability”—think four-way stretch poly/spandex, a wide and flat waistband, and front and back retroreflectivity—to the board-short style.
Spring into Action: New Outdoor Gear Guide
Brooks Sports - Bothell / brooksrunning.com
Cascade Designs (Platypus and Therm-a-Rest) - SoDo / cascadedesigns.com
Diamondback - Kent / diamondback.com
Filson - SoDo / filson.com
Outdoor Research - SoDo / outdoorresearch.com
REI -South Lake Union / rei.com