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Offline bones

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short legs
« on: April 14, 2019, 08:59:24 AM »
hi all does
anybody out there know were to buy a pair of waterproof pants with
knee protection.
I only have a 28inch inside leg and had to get my X  maid lower by 2"
when I got it.
 I have tried my local Honda dealer and all sorts of online firms to
try and buy a pair but without any luck. the only pair to fit me were
about 250 pounds this is out of my price range.
I would be greatful for any help in this matter.

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Re: short legs
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2019, 10:09:12 AM »
The way I have it is buying some denim protection trousers, and then use some xxl lightweight over trousers, the Regatta type, which fold up real small nd are quick and easy to remove. Other wise its a costly exercise as youve found out.
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Re: short legs
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2019, 04:59:23 PM »
*Originally Posted by bones [+]
hi all does
anybody out there know were to buy a pair of waterproof pants with
knee protection.
I only have a 28inch inside leg and had to get my X  maid lower by 2"
when I got it.
 I have tried my local Honda dealer and all sorts of online firms to
try and buy a pair but without any luck. the only pair to fit me were
about 250 pounds this is out of my price range.
I would be greatful for any help in this matter.

Bones.....   :306:

Dainese have a good size range but they're usually pretty pricey. If you're after textile trousers then the budget ones won't be up to much in a spill. If cost is your priority, I'd suggest you look online for good used top end stuff, and buy some cheap and cheerful (and effective) over trousers like Oxford rainseal etc.

The main benefit of the expensive all-singing, all-dancing textile gear is that it performs well in most conditions as a stand alone piece of kit, rather than having separate items to do specific jobs. Soon as you add membranes and laminates to improve water resistance, you have issues with heat build up in the summer months, hence the need for more ventilation, which makes the garments more complex to manufacture.

there's usually some bargains to be had at motorcycle shows, especially in less common sizes, so you may get lucky. Good time to buy winter gear is at the start of summer and vice versa...



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Re: short legs
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2019, 05:11:22 PM »
*Originally Posted by bones [+]
hi all does
anybody out there know were to buy a pair of waterproof pants with
knee protection.
I only have a 28inch inside leg and had to get my X  maid lower by 2"
when I got it.
 I have tried my local Honda dealer and all sorts of online firms to
try and buy a pair but without any luck. the only pair to fit me were
about 250 pounds this is out of my price range.
I would be greatful for any help in this matter.

Bones.....   :306:

these are excellent...https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/dainese-trousers-TRAVELGUARD-S-T-GORE-TEX-GORE-TEX/183761745740?hash=item2ac90db74c:g:f3oAAOSw8KRcplef

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Re: short legs
« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2019, 05:45:11 AM »
hi all.
thanks for your tips RE. BIKE pants good tips

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Re: short legs
« Reply #5 on: May 12, 2019, 02:20:17 PM »
I just ordered some Klim Latitude pants - not cheap, but I am told they are worth it. They come in "short" sizes between 29" and 31" inseam.

https://www.klim.com/Latitude-Pant-5147-003

 


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