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Old 11-28-2012, 05:56 AM
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Default Riding pants, what's afforable?

Hi everyone, just asking what you use. I'm on a tight budget for some riding pants that are suitable for "easy" off road use, riding to and from work etc. My old draggin jeans are 5 years old, and just starting to wear across the knees after 75,000kms on the Wee! Like them, but no armour, so it's time to get something more protective without costing a small fortune.

If you have any suggestions, I would appreciate hearing from you.

Thanks,
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I bought some Rev'it gear from Morgan and Wanker, it is all on sale because they are not going to be stocking it anymore. Maybe worth a look.

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i just bought a new pair of KLIM pants from TELLICO OUTFITTERS. free shipping and $15 cheaper than anywhere on line. not cheap but under $300
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An alternative to draggins that I use is Ricondi jeans available from Phil at Hi-Side leathers at Acacia Ridge HISide about 130 bucks and far more comfy than draggins, but expect to have a chat if you go there.
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Bikers Gear Australia for those on a budget
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Have a look at KevlarŪ Jeans, Motorcycle Pants & Cargos | Resolute Jeans I have a pair of the Cargo zip offs , great fit, comes with free postage and hip and knee armour, $160 An aussie company.
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Have a look at KevlarŪ Jeans, Motorcycle Pants & Cargos | Resolute Jeans I have a pair of the Cargo zip offs , great fit, comes with free postage and hip and knee armour, $160 An aussie company.
Looks like you have to be built like a twig to fit into those.
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Looks like you have to be built like a twig to fit into those.
Well as the saying goes everything is bigger in Texas!!!

Im 6'3" and 105kgs and they fit great!
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Old 11-29-2012, 04:05 AM
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I wear Draggin jeans with mx knee guards underneath best of both worlds
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Old 11-29-2012, 07:14 AM
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Default Thanks for the tips

Thanks for the tips everyone, I'll probably go look at Bikers Gear at Geebung, and also get my Draggin jeans sewn up and add some CE knee pads to them.

Cheers,
Mike

PS Everyone have a great Christmas and safe New Year!
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