Day: February 26, 2015

It’s Getting Real! ADV Riding Pants.

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So it is coming down to the last bits and bobs needed for riding season.  Most are less than $50 each.  Not bad, and they will come with time.  However, there has been one piece of gear that has been hanging over my head for a while now: Riding Pants.  The issue is they are quite expensive to purchase and they really are needed.  The hips, knees, shins will have armor, the fabric itself will be extremely durable and the seat will have extra for when you have to take to using the tarmac as a slide.  While we don’t want to do this, it is possible.  The other thing they provide is some waterproofing and wicking to help keep you dry.  The thick fabric will also help against things that hit or brush again your legs while riding.

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