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If the car owner does not have to think long about what to wear on a trip, then for motorcyclists this question is of supreme importance. First of all, it applies to the lower part of clothing. We mean pants, of course. It’s clear that too slippery or tightening motorcycle pants will interfere with the handling of the bike. So, in addition to the responsible choice of a helmet, you should also carefully approaching choosing motorcycle pants. Well, picking up this accessory has a slew of nuances besides the size. So, let’s consider them in detail.

Key types of motorcycle pants

Perhaps, you think that this accessory is fairly universal for all bikers but it’s not so. Before you get down to choosing the best motorcycle pants of the right size for your fascination trips, you need to get familiar with the main types of them. As you might have already guessed, the main criterion of this classification is a material of which motorcycle pants are made.

Textile pants turn out to be the most common option for bikers. As a rule, they are made of cordura.

These motorcycle pants often come with pockets for built-in protection for the hips and knees. Recently, new textile motorcycle pants emulating jeans fabric have shown up in the market. Despite their casual look, they boast decent protective properties.

Another vivid representative of durable textile products for bikers are so-called enduro motorcycle pants used for various off-road trips. As a rule, they act as part of multilayer protection and are worn over knee braces. These motorcycle pants feature rubber inserts on the hips and knees in addition to suede pads on the inner surfaces of the lower leg. The given protection enables the biker to drastically reduce the wear rate of the pants, by simply generating greater friction in these places.

When cycling through various types of this bike accessory, don’t overlook anti-rain motorcycle pants. Well, it can be either part of the biker’s jumpsuit, or act as an independent element of clothing. Such rain protection for this accessory is made of a thin and waterproof material and worn over regular pants.

Chaps are another widespread type of this vital motorcycle accessory, the history of which brings us to Mexico. Mexican workers and shepherds were used to wearing chaps to protect their legs from prickly plants and dust. Later cowboys recognized the true value of those pants and started to wear them on a regular basis. Cowboys wore chaps not only to protect their legs from mechanical damage but also to considerably increase the service life of the pants over which they are put on.

The invention of Mexican workers was highly praised by modern bikers and now you have an excellent opportunity to purchase motorcycle pants with a very rich history. Just don’t forget to choose the right size.

Extra tips on choosing this accessory

Mind the size of your motorcycle pants. They should have sufficient length to reach your boots, even if the legs are bent at the knees.

The space around the upper part, hips, and waist should be optimal for a comfortable seat.

Regardless of size, really good motorcycle pants have the following distinctive features:
• Durable zipper;
• Internal lining;
• Knee protection;
• A comfortable belt;
• A durable, waterproof top layer;
• A large amount of material on the back of the pants (it should be enough to cover the back when riding the bike).
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