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Dainese Kansas 1K Jeans

Comfortable, practical and stylish, the Dainese Kansas 1K riding jeans were designed to guarantee your protection and safety while remaining as style-conscious as you would expect from a Dainese product. As always, Dainese use only the very highest quality materials including denim with interwoven Aramid and DuPont™ Kevlar® fibers which provide exceptional abrasion resistance. Flexible, CE Certified Pro-Shape knee protectors further enhance the protective elements of these riding jeans.


  • Pro Shape soft protectors certified to Standard EN 1621.1 included

Ergonomics and Comfort:

  • Denim fabric with DuPont™ Kevlar®
  • Internal reinforcements with DuPont™ Kevlar®
  • Comfort fit
  • Belt loops


  • 5 outside pockets
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Dainese Kansas 1K Jeans 4.4 5 30 30
The First Riding Jeans I've Really Liked! These Jeans don't skip sizes. I ordered a 35 waist and they fit perfectly. Also nice that they come with knee armor although not very robust. The armor fits right over the knee area when riding. A well made product that works in tropical weather. February 24, 2015
First motorcycle jeans, Hopefully I'll never need them! Decided to wise up and get a pair of motorcycle jeans and searched around and found these. Went with these for a first reasons. First, they don't look too dorky. They are a little high waisted but nobody cares unless you walk around with your shirt tucked in. While they do have extra stitches around the knees, it's not too obvious, especially with the black color. Secondly, they look to offer good protection. The fabric is intwetwined with kevlar throughout the entire jean, which is what the K designation means. Also, there is additional Kevlar backing along the knees and hips. They also come with knee pads, although they're very soft and don't know if they would protect you from impact that much. Finally, the price was great as Revzilla now has them on closeout, so get them while you can! With the taper, I was worried about them being tight around a pair of boots but they go around even my work boots with ease. A word about sizing though, I follow the video and my waist measures 34" and my favorite jeans also measure exactly 34". Revzilla was kind enough to send me both a 33" and a 34" size jeans to figure out the best fit. The 34" were WAY too big, 33" was about perfect. I whipped out a tape and the 33" size jeans actually measure 34". So you might want to go a size smaller and they run a size large, at least in this size range. February 8, 2015
Great fitting riding jeans These pants fit like regular levis. The fit, comfort, size are all on point. I have purchased several different riding jeans and returned them because they fit horrible but these are spot on and of course Revzilla's service is outstanding from the shipping to reviews, etc. January 21, 2015
Added protection without sacrificing usability I wear these to the office, out to lunch, and picking up groceries. They're comfortable, and as an added bonus during winter months they keep your lower body warm with the extra kevlar inner lining. My only issue with these jeans is the front pockets. These jeans aren't meant to be used for putting your hands in your pockets as the entrance to the pocket is tight and will feel uncomfortable after some time of keeping them in there. I tried stretching them out but they still cut circulation to my hands unfortunately. January 19, 2015
Soft and Dark The pants fit well except for the long length in the pant leg but that was pointed out by by the Revzilla review. The only complaint is the knee pocket holding the pad. Your toes easily get caught when putting on the pant. A simple velcro closure would be nice. I added one myself with micro thin Velcro strips. January 5, 2015
Not Bad Let me begin by saying the fit is perfect. I normally wear Armani and Gap jeans size 33x32. This Dainese jean fits exactly like 33. The length is 34 by default, at least for my pair of size 33. I have the tailor hemmed and it looks and feels great when it is on. Like another poster suggested, I can actually walk around the mall without looking like a Stormtrooper. The zippers are covered. There is no metallic pins like regular jean where they can scratch your tank. The cons. One thing you have to be careful with this jean is you can't just slip them on. I ripped the inner layer when I put them on one day. The inner knee protection pocket does easily flip over. So your toes sometime get caught in them and rip the inner pocket. My tailor was kind enough to fix it for free. So don't jam your feet/leg into the jeans. Have to put them on slowly without ripping the inside knee pocket. December 15, 2014
Love the style; not so sure on protection. So I just got the jeans today and I haven't done any riding in it, but I noticed a few things and hopefully this will make it easier for someone to order the right fit and size the first time. For reference, I am 6' tall and weigh 208 lbs. I wear size 34*32 in Levi's (505). When I first called RevZilla, they recommended to go one size up and I ordered size 35. I can tell you that size 35 is much bigger than regular Levi's size 34. I measured my Levi's (505) jeans with measuring tape and it is actually 36" waist (vanity size 34). 35 size in Dainese 1K is actually 38" waist. I am going to exchange it for one size smaller. This jeans fits exactly like Levi's 505 and 501; it is not baggy and it is also not a European style skinny fit. The thigh and hips areas are almost identical to Levi’s 505. Also keep in mind inseam size increases with waist size in Dainese. On 35 size I got today, inseam was 36. I will get it hemmed, but long inseam means the protective knee area (Kevlar section and pads) sits a little low for me when I am standing up. It properly covers my knees when I am sitting down in riding position. This is my first riding jeans, so I am not sure how it is supposed to work, but I would certainly feel a little better, if knee pad and Kevlar section covered upper part of my knees a bit more. Finally, the quality and style is fantastic. This jeans looks great and I am sure I will be wearing it a lot once this darn winter is over. December 10, 2014
Nice Jeans These would be my first pair of “motorcycle” pants ever. I have always just put on a regular pair of jeans and went out the door. After quite some time, I finally decided to get a pair of motorcycle dedicated pants. I’m 5’-8” at 175 lbs and a 33” waist. The 33’s appear to work well for me. I did have to get them shortened but overall the fit seems good. Similar to another comment here, the knee pads seem low when off the bike for me. This didn’t bother me but I wonder if I should have tried another size. Ultimately, I’m glad I picked these up. They are comfortable and offer more protection than a regular pair out of the drawer. December 2, 2014
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
Stephen W: I choose the Dainese Kansas Jeans because I want the added protection of Kevlar and the price break seems really good. It will also give me the chance to try out RevZilla. Feb 23, 2015
noah r: Best protection with no frills and normal fit. Feb 20, 2015
Jose d: Looking some pants to make those quick trips around town that would offer protection. Feb 17, 2015
Rafael Q: The reviews and video Feb 14, 2015
Austin W: Looking for a Casual, everyday wearable pant providing extra protection but not quite as bulky or cumbersome as my riding leathers. Jan 14, 2015
Russell G: Very attractive jeans, that provide the best protection that (seemingly) you can buy. Nov 4, 2014
Richard T B: I wanted some more protection when I was just jumping around town and don't wanna wear full leathers. Sep 29, 2014
Jason W: I wanted some jeans with a bit of Kevlar in them. Aug 17, 2014
Harvir T: These are my first pants but read the reviews and talked to one of three rev geeks and seemed to be a good choice. Hopefully they fit nice and serve there purpose. Jul 16, 2014
Richard D: 2nd pair of these jeans that I have purchased. Great fit with very good protection while still looking like normal jeans. Jul 16, 2014
Randy R: I'm a Dianese kind of guy. Jul 9, 2014
Audley B: Wanted something with more protection than regular jeans or cargo pants, but not yet ready for knee sliders. Jun 16, 2014
Stephen F: They look like the fit will work better than the rev it. May 9, 2014
Keith H: To have all around protection with convenience of fit and comfort. May 7, 2014
peter n: Style, Quality Protection and Brand Name May 2, 2014
Leonardo K: Tech behind the material, comfortable fit Mar 28, 2014
A shopper asked: Do the Kansas 1K jean have inner kevlar lining in the knee areas ? Dec 26, 2014
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Nep B: Yes, as well as a removable knee pads
Dec 26, 2014
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Jackie C: Yes, there is Kevlar in the knee lining. Dec 26, 2014
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Scott P: yes the knees are lined. Feb 13, 2015
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André E: No, it does not.
It has, though, a pocket for a rubber protection.
The 1K, however, has kevlar built into the thread.

I have two ridding Jeans but this one is the most confortable and stilish I have.
Dec 26, 2014
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A shopper asked: Do these jeans stretch like normal denim would? Also, how do the cut and size compare to a Levi's 504? Feb 17, 2015
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Artemus G: Unfortunately I returned the jeans. They did not fit like Levi's. They actually ran smaller in the waist and legs. I purchased the Rokker jeans, which fit like Levi's. I have had them for a year and really like them and they do stretch like regular Levi's as well. Feb 17, 2015
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Tomas K: No. They are tight. If you have muscular non ballerina legs, you will feel pain sitting on a sport bike. I did however dump at 40mph and slid on my knees and butt for a considerable distance and walked away with minor scratches. Feb 17, 2015
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mauricio L asked: Hi

I'm about to buy these jeans but wanted to check if you can add hip pads like the Alpinestars hell cat?
I like Dainese better regarding style but looks like the Alpinestars hellcalt offers more protection?
If I could add the hip pads I would go for the Kansas 1k.
Jul 2, 2014
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Phillip V: Hi,

I bought these jeans recently and absolutely love them. Unfortunately they do not accept hip pads, there are no pockets for them. The Kevlar in the rear does wrap around to the front of the thigh however. While it dose not go all the way around, to cover the whole front of the thigh, it is enough to feel a little protected. The knee armor is soft armor. It's a thin piece of honey comb shaped rubber. I would trust the jeans in a light wreck / low side. They are the best fitting jeans I own also, they run true to size in the waist. Length is a little long but I roll the legs under and they hold while riding. I to debated between the Alpinestars and these. I got these in the end because I liked the idea of having the woven in Kevlar throughout the jeans, the use of buttons in the front instead of a zipper, and back pockets that both zip up!. I also have a pair of armored shorts that I wear when i head out on longer more intense rides. They make up for not having hip armor built in. Hope this helps!
Jul 3, 2014
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Nicolas V: No pockets available for hip pads
Jul 3, 2014
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A shopper asked: Which size we should to choosing this jeans if usually my Levi's size is 32/34. weist 88, hips 102? Apr 27, 2014
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Joseph B: I ordered these in my usual J Crew jeans size of 34/32, and they fit about the same. The bottoms are pretty skinny, like a Boot fit Levi or Lucky. So if you wear bulky boots or have large calves, its just going to be a snug pull over your boot.
I wear Sidi boots, that have adjustable closures around the calf, and keep them snug to my leg. Nice pair of jeans all around, and the built in armor is easily removed if desired, though more than comfortable when worn.
Jun 17, 2014
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Russell G: I would opt for the 34, or maybe even a size up. I found that comparing my sizes yielded a slightly smaller Dainese jean that I wanted, but it also depends on the cut of Levi you typically wear. Apr 27, 2014
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A shopper asked: What size should I order? I'm 5'9" and 185 with thick, athletic thighs. I've tried on a pair of D6 32, 34? The waist was good but they seemed long and looked like skinny jeans. The knee protection seemed to be low for my knees. If I get a 34 waist will that help with my thighs? Mar 10, 2014
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Aaron J: This is more of a skinny (thin) jean. Anthony references the 501 and the 514 in another video. You should look at the 0K jean as it is more of a loose fit. Mar 17, 2014
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Nep B: These fit the same as the D6 ( same sizes), great jeans, I just got mine today. Mar 17, 2014
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A shopper asked: Is this good protection against abrasion like leather? Apr 8, 2014
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Nep B: I cannot compare as thankfully never had to test them out ;-)
These are lined with Kevlar as well as kevlar intertergrated with the denim fabric so l would say very good protection. These pants also have removable kneepads that you cant really tell they are there, stealthy :)
They make for a nice pair of jeans to wear after you ride , for around town they are by far my favorite.
These are also cooler in hot temperatures than leather
Maybe not a direct answer but hopefully it helps with your decision
Apr 8, 2014
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A shopper asked: I was wondering if you can provide picture of the inside showing the kevlar lining and whether it wraps around whole knee or not? Mar 30, 2014
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Jason B: Don't think I can add photos here but is the kevlar the yellow part? if the answer is yes, then I don't think it wraps around the whole knee but it is heavily padded. Apr 2, 2014
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We highly recommend finding a cloth tape measure and taking the time to take these measurements. Dainese sizes will not necessarily correlate with fitment in other brands.

  • Chest: Measure from under/top of armpit across chest to under/top of other armpit, then across back to first armpit
  • Waist: Measure at the hourglass of your torso, (circumference measured at your belly button)
  • Hips: pelvic bone to pelvic bone, the widest part of your hips below the waist
  • Inseam: from crotch to big ankle bone
  • Outseam: from waist to big ankle bone
  • Gloves: Using a flexible measuring tape, measure around your hand, behind the knuckles, not including the thumb.

Dainese Men's Pant Sizing:

Regular Pant Sizing:

Euro Size Waist (cm) Hips (cm) Inseam (cm) Height (cm)
44 74 - 78 88 - 92 77 - 79 166 - 169
46 78 - 82 92 - 96 79 - 80 169 - 172
48 82 - 86 96 - 100 80 - 82 172 - 175
50 86 - 90 100 - 104 82 - 83 175 - 178
52 90 - 94 104 - 108 83 - 84 178 - 181
54 94 - 98 108 - 112 84 - 85 181 - 184
56 98 - 102 112 - 116 85 - 86 184 - 187
58 102 - 106 116 - 120 86 - 87 187 - 188
60 106 - 110 120 - 124 87 - 88 188 - 189
62 110 - 114 124 - 128 87 - 88 189 - 190
64 114 - 118 128 - 132 88 - 89 190 - 191

Short Pant Sizing:

Euro Size Waist (cm) Hips (cm) Inseam (cm) Height (cm)
48 (Short) 79 - 85 91 - 97 73 - 75 161 - 165
50 (Short) 85 - 91 97 - 103 75 - 77 165 - 170
52 (Short) 91 - 97 103 - 109 77 - 79 170 - 174
54 (Short) 97 - 103 109 - 115 79 - 81 174 - 178
56 (Short) 103 - 109 115 - 121 81 - 82 178 - 180
58 (Short) 109 - 115 121 - 127 81 - 82 180 - 181
60 (Short) 115 - 121 127 - 133 81 - 82 181 - 183

Tall Pant Sizing:

Euro Size Waist (cm) Hips (cm) Inseam (cm) Height (cm)
50 (Tall) 82 - 88 97 - 103 85 - 87 181 - 186
52 (Tall) 88 - 94 103 - 109 87 - 89 186 - 190
54 (Tall) 94 - 100 109 - 115 89 - 91 190 - 194
56 (Tall) 100 - 106 115 - 121 91 - 92 194 - 196
58 (Tall) 106 - 112 121 - 127 91 - 92 196 - 197
60 (Tall) 112 - 118 127 - 133 91 - 92 197 - 199

Riding Jeans Sizing:

US 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44
Euro 44 46 46 48 50 50 52 52 54 54 56 58 60 60 62 62 64

Sizing information is provided by the manufacturer and does not guarantee a perfect fit.

Click here to see the full Dainese Size Chart
Product Style RevZilla Item # Manufacturer Product # Availability
Black Denim / 28 927345 1755076-P67-28 Out of Stock
Black Denim / 29 927346 1755076-P67-29 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black Denim / 30 927347 1755076-P67-30 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black Denim / 31 927348 1755076-P67-31 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black Denim / 32 927349 1755076-P67-32 Available: Available to order from Italy, expect 2-3 weeks transit time prior to shipment from RevZilla
Black Denim / 33 927350 1755076-P67-33 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black Denim / 34 927351 1755076-P67-34 Out of Stock
Black Denim / 35 927353 1755076-P67-35 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black Denim / 36 927352 1755076-P67-36 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black Denim / 37 927354 1755076-P67-37 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black Denim / 38 927355 1755076-P67-38 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black Denim / 39 927356 1755076-P67-39 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black Denim / 40 927358 1755076-P67-40 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black Denim / 41 927357 1755076-P67-41 Available: Available to order from Italy, expect 2-3 weeks transit time prior to shipment from RevZilla
Black Denim / 42 927359 1755076-P67-42 Out of Stock
Black Denim / 43 927360 1755076-P67-43 Out of Stock
Black Denim / 44 927361 1755076-P67-44 Out of Stock