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Finally one that I'm relatively happy with - the knee armor is in the wrong spot for my height but I expected that and they go over my knee armor fine.

They are light
The are flexible
Good set up for the ratchet at the top to hold them in place.


I'm just going to wear light shorts underneath as I think hot with full pants given the wind protection of the Burgman 650.

Grey matches my Joe Rocket jacket and if I really like them might sew the zipper in for the jacket but we''ll see.
Comfy off the get go and that's important and just over $100 - good deal in my view. Way better than my slider jeans which I found hot and heavy so never wear them.



Might be a bit of a struggle to get the rain pants over them but may not need on the Burgman anyway.

Pass through pockets

Designed as overpants I'll just wear shorts underneath as that's my daily attire anyway and I won't mind sitting around in these at the Forks

Fits even better over the shorts :D

Just put a few KM on and cooler than my normal light riding pants.
 

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I ride in shorts with Joe Rocket pants (and a Joe/Rocket Jacket) when it is hot in the UK. Really expensive in the UK, but I bought in the States about 9 years ago (Well Scubagirl AKA Dee - kindly sourced them for me;)).

BTW you can always get a seamstress to adjust the armour pockets for you.
 

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Thanks for the tip - the only problem with that is the flex part of the pant comes right at my knee and an armor insert right there would either be tricky to do or uncomfortable.
No armor in the pockets and my knee guards work the charm.



Joe Rocket and Icon both seem to produce good gear at reasonable prices.
My JR mesh was the best $50 ever.
Comfy and it works.
Just added a liner for cooler weather.
Then I use the Icon rain jacket over it for warmth or wet and to be seen - especially rainy/foggy weather.

 

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geeeez - it must be the American football influence I just could not ride kitted out like a quarterback.:)
 

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Dirt influence - you don't even know they are on - so light.
Better coverage too.
 

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I bought a pair of Icon Device, almost exactly like yours. I really tried for weeks to wear them as they were, but have since all but give up on them.

Crotch area, cut to high, really good if you like to disco dance. Ridiculous for over pants.

Knee pads, I am 5' 9" 180 pounds of very average build kind of guy, and I ordered a 36. Could not get them in the right spot and I tried 2 of the 3 locations available. I ended up removing them, which isn't much good for rider protection.

Leg length, seriously to long. I found wearing light weigh flannel house pants was acceptable, otherwise the fabric inside was rough on the bare skin.

Like you pointed out the ratchet is nice, and the side Velcro gathers work well, but overall it is a fail for me.

I much prefer my kevlar lined jeans. Look good, fit as they should and Kevlar in the bum area, seams, and knees where it belongs.

Hope you get much better service out of your pair.
 

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Just picked up a pair of these in black from Revzilla ($115 delivered). They fit true to size at the waist, but are a bit long when standing...may get them hemmed. Otherwise they are a great pair of overpants and the price is unbeatable.

late,
Coz
 
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