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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.

Protection:

  • 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

Other:

  • 5 outside pockets
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Dainese Kansas 1K Jeans 4.5 5 22 22
Great product, good fit and not floppy legs I've had two other brands that had overly large legs and I didn't feel comfortable. These are just right for my 6' 200# frame. The knee pads arn't overly big or hard which add to the comfort. I ordered the 36 waist which was just right. November 24, 2014
Great looking riding jeans. They are nice looking and fitting riding jeans. Will not provide the protection that leathers would, but they are easily wearable all day after a ride, and at least provide some protection. November 10, 2014
Stylish with good protection I first purchased the Nevada 0K jeans, but found their fit too loose for me. Exchanged them for the Kansas 1K jeans with no hassles. The jeans fit true to size and are long enough that everyone should be happy. I had mine shortened (5' 10" tall). Very stylish and offers excellent protection for a premium riding jean that looks as good as any expensive designer brand jean. I have been a BMW gear snob and this is my first experience with Dainese. I'm very pleased with my purchase and will be looking at their 2015 line of leather jackets. October 27, 2014
Nice Pants I picked up these while passing through Pennsylvania.I had been looking for something to wear when not wanting to put full leathers on. These fit a little tight (Dainese) but being in the store made sizing super easy. A little warmer than just regular jeans, but I'll suck it up for a bit more protection. It does come with some pro shape armor in the knees that could be upgraded, but for now it's good. Nice heavy denim, only issue is taking them off...you have to make sure to not get your foot stuck in the Kevlar lining...as you could pull the stitch out that holds it to the inside of the jeans. Overall I like them, and they do as advertised! October 9, 2014
First ridding jeans When I saw Revzilla's review, i was hesitant to get any ridding jeans as I am very picky choosing jeans but prefer jeans to ride over leather or fabric ridding pants. As soon as I got them, I tried them on and... wow! The fit is excellent and I got a sense of protection at the same time as they are stylish and comfortable. I have wore them even on non-ridding days and they are great. August 18, 2014
Provides protection and looks good! Great pants, they look like regular jeans and non of my friends (riders and non riders) can tell their special jeans. A few things I didn't like about them: -Instead of a zipper, it has buttons. Kind of frustrating when you gotta go bad -the groin feels lower (closer to the ground) compared to regular jeans if that makes sense. -Knee pad doesn't protect outside of the knee as well. -Gets super hot during the summer. Things I did like about the pants: -Looks like regular jeans -Provides great protection for city riding and is better than nothing if you go down on the highway. -Nice heavy quality fabric. August 18, 2014
Good riding jeans My first pair of armored jeans. I wear a 38-40 pant depending on the cut. Ordered the 40 in these with no option for length. 40 waist came with 38 length. Much too long for me. I finally had a chance to get out and test them and was very happy with the 40 (wanted them slightly loose) and the way too long, while still a bit too long, worked out better than I expected. The length allows for the curves of the riding position (Ninja 1000 sport bike) and my boots kept them from hanging too low and dragging behind/under my heels. The pads are an excellent addition, and though very thin compared to my Tourmaster riding pants armor, a comforting feeling compared to just denim. The double layering at the knees and reinforced stitching combined with the feel of the Kevlar in the material was really nice. After riding with actual protection in my Tourmaster stuff I wore regular jeans a couple times commuting and really felt unprotected and vulnerable. Never did that again, instead choosing to wear the ballistic nylon over jeans. These Dianese pants felt really protective, giving me a much more secure feeling. Did 125 miles with a passenger, loved them! And they really look great too! Highly recommend for those times you just don't want to fully gear up. I always recommend full gear (ATGATT) but if not, these are a much better option than plain old jeans. August 17, 2014
solid? When I first put these pants on I ripped a stitch out of one of the pant liner. They have more of a loose fit for me. The knee protectors move around in knee pockets. These pants are made in Italy so I expected better quality. I will keep them they are comfortable. I really don't want to test them out to see if they hold up. July 31, 2014
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Dainese Kansas 1K Jeans
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
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
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.
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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
Cheers
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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SIZING INSTRUCTIONS

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.

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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 Available: Available to order from Italy, expect 2-3 weeks transit time prior to shipment from RevZilla
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