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Hey,

I'm looking for a good cold weather pant for off road riding. I ordered a pair from Rocky's for $99 that looked GREAT, when they came I was very happy with the way they were designed...when I put them on they were about 8" to LONG! :cry:

I'm more interested in windproof than waterproof, because I don't ride in RAIN/SNOW = I'm a weenie!

I'd like an over the boot style of off road pant, that's designed for off road, not sitting in one spot and going down the highway!

I don't really want to go the long underwear route. I bought a coat that is pretty lightweight, but windproof/waterproof and I really like it.

Any ideas?

Thanks!

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Get some ski or snowboarding pants :cry: that's what I use and they work great. Now's a good time of year to buy them too.

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I have the Acerbis Klima pants and really like them. There's no insulation in them though, so I can just wear long johns under them and they are just about perfect.

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walmart has some nylon cargo pants for 19.95. fold in a nice little bag in the rain gear section, last I checked. The medium size will fit up to about 5/10 or 11.

I bought min a couple years ago but they work pertty good, for wind and rain and extremely light weight.

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Thanks guys, I'll check out the Thor pants, and maybe look at the other options?

Hossy, they were the Moose expadition pants I believe - GREAT pants, just WAY too long for me :cry:

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Ross Buckingham - I went to the site, but couldn't find them?? You happen to have a link that will bring em up for me??

THANKS!

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walmart has some nylon cargo pants for 19.95. fold in a nice little bag in the rain gear section, last I checked. The medium size will fit up to about 5/10 or 11.

I bought min a couple years ago but they work pertty good, for wind and rain and extremely light weight.

I use the wally world pants also,they have held up very well for me, over 2 1/2 years and they are small and light enough I almost always carry them on the bike for that unplanned cold snap or thunderstorm...

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Get some ski or snowboarding pants :cry: that's what I use and they work great. Now's a good time of year to buy them too.

Ditto.... I ride in ski pants and they are made to go over boots.

If you can find a good deal on some goretex, get that. The breathabilty factor is worth the extra $$. Otherwise you'll get drenched with sweat.

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Um stupid question here, but why not just return your Moose EXP's and get a smaller size? :cry: They look like good pants...I was thinking about orderring some myself.

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I loved the pants, but they were about 6-8" too LONG, waist was fine, and granted I'm only 5'9", but I'd of needed about 6-8" long legs for these!! :cry:

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Also you may wish to look at Carhart overalls made for fishermen. These things seem to be made of iron & you can get knee pads for them too. I got mine at a commercial fisherman's outlet. They seem to be water and wind proof. Imagine what a commercial fisherman faces in winter and it makes us look like wusses all.

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I loved the pants, but they were about 6-8" too LONG, waist was fine, and granted I'm only 5'9", but I'd of needed about 6-8" long legs for these!! :cry:

Better start taking those Flintstones Vitamins dude! :cry:

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