Pando Moto Dyneema versus Cordura rider jeans

Pando Moto Dyneema versus Cordura rider jeans

(Pando Moto jeans review by contributor James Wawne) Is it worth the extra expense to get the single-layer Dyneema jeans from Pando Moto over their Cordura jeans with Kevlar patches? We think so. Dyneema is a Dutch invention which blends the abrasion-resistant material into a single-layer denim that meets the toughest CE standards for protection without …

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Pando Moto jeans

Pando Moto jeans have style and safety

(Pando Moto jeans review by contributor James Wawne) Trying to find the right pair of jeans to ride in can be quite difficult, especially if you want to achieve decent levels of safety, comfort, and style. Pando Moto claim to have the answer to this problem. They produce a range of men and women’s jeans …

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Merlin Euston jeans TCX X-Blend waterproof boots

Merlin Euston jeans have clever knees

One of the best things about these stylish $219.95 Merlin Euston boot-cut riding jeans is the clever design of the internal pockets for the knee protectors. Clever protectors The included level 1 CE knee protectors themselves are enclosed in a separate fabric pouch and slide into the internal pocket where a long velcro strip allows …

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Halvarssons Macan single-layer rider jeans

Warning on single-layer rider jeans

Riders have been warned again about single-layer protective rider jeans after Swedish company Halvarssons released their version. It follows the release last year of single-layer rider jeans by Australian companies Saint and Suus. Draggin Jeans boss Grant Mackintosh says they have been working on the technology for a few years and have still not been …

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Blackbird jeans feel cool

Women’s safety jeans look cool, feel cool

Women wanting to feel and look cool while they ride with safety can now get these skinny denim riding jeans from Sydney company Blackbird Motorcycle Wear. They are made with 8oz stretch denim so they feel comfortable and fit to the shape of a woman’s leg without a saggy bottom. Because they are such a …

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Suus unveil single-layer Road Denim jeans

Suus unveil single-layer Road Denim jeans

The new holy grail of motorcycle jeans seems to be single-layer denim with the abrasion-resistant material woven into the fabric. The latest to release single-layer denim riding jeans is Suus, a Melbourne-based website and factory that started making urban custom bikes and selling vintage and new riding gear in 2013. Single-layer advantages The advantage of …

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Saint Unbreakable Technical Black Denim Slim Fit Jeans

Single-layer Saint denim jeans review

Australian company Saint has been instrumental in helping develop a single-layer denim to protect motorcycle riders from abrasion injuries. Their “Unbreakable” range of riding jeans, jackets and gloves is made from a special blend of 34% cotton and 66% Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWP) that they claim now meets CE standards for six seconds of …

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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 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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Draggin Holeshot jeans win award

Draggin Holeshot jeans win design award

Australian motorcycle jeans company Draggin Jeans have won a “best of the best” award for their Holeshot jeans in the inaugural Motorcycle Brand Contest run by the German Design Council. The men’s Holeshot jeans also won a 2014 Red Dot Award for Product Design for their “seamless fashion design”. Holeshot is the first product in the …

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