You may have seen our recently posted report 'Stupidly Affordable Adventure Gear'.
In it (linked at the end of this article) we covered our best priced per quality finds for almost an entire ADV riding / touring kit. That's jacket, pants, gloves, panniers, tail and tank bags, tent, sleep pad, sleep bag, stove, pans, knife, fire starter, life straw, first aid kit and cargo net ALL for $568 US bucks. Developing the gear list required a great deal of research in order to find products that were not only affordable but also had quality materials and consistently good reviews. By our reckoning and the reports of those who picked the gear up... I do believe we nailed it.
And remaining in that vein of 'stupidly affordable' info...today is not only a beautiful Saturday shaping up its also the day we add another fairly stellar another product to the list.
CHECK THIS OUT...
Fully armored, waterproof, vented, 600D Cordura w/ 1000 at heavy wear points riding pants with removable liner, as is the armor as well.
The seller makes a good point that these pants would also serve well as lifelong lasting work pants. They offer the pants in most size variations between 47" waist and 30" inseam.
These pants are offered by the same company that sells the jacket / pants combo in our 'Stupidly Affordable' list. Their products get great reviews and interestingly enough when you pass those reviews through a 'BS' filter they come up with a B grade. Which is an epic ranking for a non mainstream brand. Many of these 'suspect' brands have so many fake reviews that they receive an F.
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What is 600D or 1000D Cordura anyway?
About those numbers and letters, you may have seen our last post on tent fabrics where we broke down the meaning of their fabric references. e.g. 68D 190T 4000mm Tent Wall. Check it out if you haven't and that sort of thing interests you. When it comes buyin' time you can save a lot of money by understanding materials.
If you re interested that post is entitled
In the case of Cordura it's the same as with other fabrics such as nylon and polyester. The D stands for Denier which is a unit of measurement that tells the thickness & weight of a single thread used in making it's respective fabric.
For reference, here is an example image from the tent fabric post:
≈ Hi. i am a single thread ≈
No matter what the fabric is made out of-which in this case is POLYESTER-- it starts with a thread. For further reference see below that a 40D thread is 2/3 the weight and thickness of a 60D thread...
≈ Hi. I am a single 40D thread with my friend a 60D thread ≈
From there the post goes on to explain the rest of the story-- the T reference, Ripstop technology, waterproofing etc.
I personally do not have a pair of these ADV riding pants yet but will be ordering some. I have spoken directly to many people who have purchased HWK riding gear and I've yet to find one person knock them. There will always be the die hard screaming KLIM but you know how that goes. If I paid 40 gajillion bucks for my high fashion riding gear I might be swayed to the screaming myself. lol.
...And about high-end, top-shelf, mega-dollar gear... boy do I have a bombshell coming down the pipe. The poop is gonna take wing when we post that one.
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Billy J is a co-founder of Story Moto ADV, a dual sport / adventure riding brand with strategic initiatives serving the health of the adventure touring community in order to develop a unified voice for speaking resolution into motorcycle land closures in the U.S. due to overcrowding and other public land use conflicts. He has been a rider for 45 years, an extreme adventurer for 31, and an avid dual sport adventure rider for 20. His first time living on a motorcycle for more than a year was in 1988 and most recently for 16 months living and riding full time with his wife Bonnie J and their kids on a tour that wrapped up in the summer of 2019. The are plugging away at the Story Moto ADV compound for another round set to commence in the Summer of 2020.s
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