Draggin Rebel jeans

Draggin Rebel jeans pass heat test

The new Draggin Rebel jeans have now become my favourite riding pants for the oppressive Queensland summer heat. The Rebel jeans ($299) feature a new version of their RooMoto lining which has almost double the abrasion resistance at 7.46 seconds. That’s comforting to know! But we’ve worn riding jeans before with a mixture of protective …

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draggin Rebel jeans have almost double the abrasion resistance

Draggin ‘doubles’ abrasion resistance

Draggin Jeans continues to improve its products with the latest Rebel and Revz jeans now featuring a 20% lighter lining and almost twice the abrasion resistance. According to Draggin’s testing, they will now withstand more than 7.46 seconds of road abrasion, that is, sliding down the road. The lighter lining is also more breathable, cooler and …

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Funding for safe motorcyclist clothing

Riders will benefit from $13.2 million of Federal Government funding for research into “future fibres”, including next-generation protective clothing. Longtime Australia motorcycle clothing manufacturer Draggin Jeans is one of the partners in the Future Fibres Hub research that will cover four different areas. The exact amount set aside for motorcycle apparel is therefore difficult to assess. …

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Draggin stylin’ up with Revz jeans

Revz jeans are the latest protective pants from Draggin Jeans who are celebrating 20 years of being a part of Australian motorcycle culture. The classic-style men’s jeans are part of Draggin’s Next-Gen range which won the Australian company a “best of the best” award this year in the inaugural Motorcycle Brand Contest run by the …

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Single-layer protective denim safer

Single-layer motorcycle clothing that passes safety tests is getting closer with DSM Dyneema gaining European approval after the latest tests. Their single-layer denim with elastic material and a large amount of Dyneema has passed the four-second abrasion test. It now gains an EN13595-1 approval for level 1 which means abrasion resistance of four seconds or …

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Draggin boss debunks Kevlar myth

Australian motorcycle clothing company Draggin has been using genuine DuPont Kevlar since 1997 and CEO Grant Mackintosh has now debunked some unsubstantiated claims about the material as myths. Those claims include that it degrades in the sun or when washed and that they get hot and burn or melt on to the skin in a …

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Draggin K-shit and K-legs

Turn regular clothes into riding gear

Now you can turn your regular clothes into protective riding gear by wearing Kevlar-lined undergarments, says Draggin Jeans who warn about deceptive labelling by some manufacturers. Australian protective motorcycle Draggin Jeans have released their K-shirt ($249) and K-Leg ($279), allowing you to wear what you want over the top and still be protected from abrasion. …

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Draggin CEO Grant Mackintosh

Draggin boss crash-tests his gear

Draggin Jeans boss Grant Mackintosh has been involved in a serious motorcycle accident, but says his award-winning jeans helped save his hide. The Draggin CEO and founder is now recovering at Calvary Rehab in South Australia after the crash three weeks ago. A press release from the company says Grant was out enjoying one of …

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Draggin Holeshot motorcycle jeans

Draggin motorcycle jeans win award

Australian motorcycle jeans and clothing company Draggin has won its second international Red Dot Award for Product Design. This time it was their Holeshot jeans which won the award for their “seamless fashion design”. Holsehot is the first product in the world to be approved to the highest level of motorcycle apparel protection (CE EN13595-1:2002 at …

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Draggin Skins

Draggin Skins add style to female riders

One of the main concerns expressed By female riders is that motorcycle gear makes them look bulky. Now Australian motorcycle clothing manufacturers Draggin Jeans has added a slim pair of protective jeans that add style, femininity and fashion to your ride. Draggin Skins look like any other fashion jeans, but underneath they have DuPont Kevlar …

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