Dainese Norsorex Pants
For the rider that insists on wearing jeans... add these pants underneath
All the research shows how little protection jeans offer. OK, we got that. So I was on the lookout for something to bolster city-riding protection without walking around like a storm trooper. For some reason, helmet and jacket seems acceptable (maybe even boots), but once you have motorcycle pants on... it's like you went full biker and people look at you funny.
These are the best pants I've found to fulfill the jeans plus a bit more protection option. They are super tight. The first few times I put them on I was sure I'd return them for a larger size. But, just like my gloves (4 Stroke) they broke in a bit over a week and now I don't mind them at all. Since they're so tight, it will take some practice putting them on and off (unless you're a girl that wears super tight jeans... or a hipster guy... in which case you already know how to put on super tight clothes).
The good news is they stay in place very well and are barely noticeable. I'm a fan.
These pants are NOT oriented around abrasion resistance, so don't think this will save you from road rash.
They ARE for impact mitigation. Is it as protective as hard armor? No. Is it better than no armor at all (just jeans)? Absolutely.
For me, it's a city riding add-on. If I'm hitting the highway, I'd rather go for something more robust.
April 28, 2013
These pants are great ...i wear them under my Kevlar jeans and I feel like I am well protected...they are very comfortable and don't even notice when I'm wearing them...they do get a little hot in the summer when not riding but have great air flow when on the bike...they fit true to size and def recommend these with a pair of draggin jeans..
April 15, 2013
protects hips and knees
I wear these under my jeans every day almost. Not use to tights but you'll get use to them. The pads flex perfectly you dont really feel it during the day.
April 8, 2013
True to size!
it fits very tight and snug. it is a little hard to put on and a little hard to take off but it is meant to be that tight around the ankle area. i sit with the coccyx protector and feel fine. i feel a lot safer wearing these under my jeans and use them to commute to school. they arent even noticable under my skinniest jeans that i wear.
February 25, 2013
Love it! No can't even tell that I have these under there.
Only thing that bother me was that if I had a short socks on the bottom part of pants leg keep moving too much, touching my skin due to the loosen style and get itchy after awhile but with longer socks doesn't bother, maybe because of my shorter heights.. Not sure.
February 19, 2013
Love these!! Fits nice and super comfortable sometimes I forget I have them on! I never go riding without these. I wear them to work all the time and can pair them up with any pants (I wear slim jeans and you can still barely notice it!) Instead of having to stick with one kevlar jeans or a leather pant with these you can pair them with any pants. Highly recommend!
February 5, 2013
Best stealth protection
these are a great buy and a must have if you want more protection other than just kevlar jeans. they are much thinner than other hip and tailbone protectors but still offer great protection. happily i havent had to find that out yet but this are great for more security while riding.
December 17, 2012
Exactly what I needed
This is just the ticket, I can wear it under normal jeans and feel secure that I still have all the protection I need in my commute.
December 17, 2012