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Dainese Women's New Drake Air Textile Pants
  • Dainese Women's New Drake Air Textile Pants - Black
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  • Removable composite protectors
  • Mugello fabric 750
  • Suretta fabric
  • Perforated fabric
  • Insert in elasticated fabric
  • Soft inserts
  • Calf zip
  • Jacket-trousers fastening system
  • Adjustable waist
  • Sanityzed lining


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 Women's Pant Sizing:

Euro Size Alpha Sizing USA Sizing Waist (cm) Hips (cm) Inseam (cm)  Height (cm)
38 2XS 6 56 - 60 82 - 86 73 - 75 157 - 160
40 XS 8 60 - 64 86 - 90 75 - 76 160 - 163
42 SM 10 64 - 68 90 - 94 76 - 78 163 - 166
44 MD 12 68 - 72 94 - 98 78 - 79 166 - 169
46 MD 14 72 - 76 98 - 102 79 - 80 169 - 172
48 LG 16 76 - 80 102 - 106 80 - 81 172 - 175
50 XL 18 80 - 84 106 - 110 81 - 82 175 - 177
52 XL 20 84 - 88 110 - 114 81 - 82 177 - 178
54 2XL 22 88 - 92 114 - 118 81 - 82 178 - 179

Riding Jeans Sizing:

US 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36
Euro 40 42 44 44 45 48 48 50 50 52 54

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

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Product Style RevZilla Item # Manufacturer Product # Availability
Black / 40 560027 2755018-001-40 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
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Black / 52 560033 2755018-001-52 Available: Available to order from Italy, expect 2-3 weeks transit time prior to shipment from RevZilla


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Worth trying, although may be hard to fit I was not able to wear these pants although I liked the features and quality enough that I tried two sizes before giving up. I am 5'3" and 113 lbs, and first tried a size 42. They fit great in the leg, but the rise was incredibly short making them too tight around my waist. I returned those and tried a 44. The 44 was too loose in the waist and the knee armor fell well below my knee, so clearly the 42 was my size -- just unwearable due to the extremely low rise. Still, I recommend trying them because they are a good quality riding pant. July 7, 2015
Saved me during a crash Was wearing these during a pretty bad low side. Pros: No road rash or broken bones or hospital visits! Protected me amazingly well. And they're Dainese, so they look baller. Cons: I didn't really think about it and maybe its not a con, but if you fall in these, or any textile pants I guess, they get pretty much destroyed. But I bought these again, they're great. Also, on impact, the shin guards dug into my shins a bit at the bottom. So, again not really a con because they did waaaay more good. May 5, 2015
Also great So I had my eye on these pants for awhile, was trying to decide between pants with liners and just flat out textile warm weather riding pants. I went into Revzilla under the idea that I'd fit into a 42, I am normally a size 6 in jeans. I tried pulling the 42s over my tush, and that wasn't happening. I am 5'5" and 120 pounds, the 44s fit my leg length and my waist just fine...with adjustments of velcro straps. The 44s give me a chance to wear some skinny jeans or other smaller pant underneath them. I got to road test them finally yesterday, and boy the air flow when the pockets are open...is fantastic. They are a good pant and attach to my Dianese jacket flawlessly. The knee protection goes from the top of the knee down to half of the shin. I highly recommend these! April 13, 2015
Very nicely designed and super comfortable. They look and feel great on. Slightly warm on a 29degree Celsius Melbourne, Australian day. Wore them on a night ride when it was quite cool (10degrees Celsius) and was surprised to feel how warm they kept me and were wind proof. The side zips at the bottom of each leg are great to zip over boots. They look great on and off the bike...still shows off our feminine curves whilst been practical for bike riding. I purchased a size 44 even though I normally wear a size 6US (which would be a 42) and I am 156cm and 57kg...they are a good fit with a little extra room if I need to wear thermals. October 22, 2014
Favorite pants for protection This was a good pick for this hot weather. I feel very protected and don't feel like I'm wearing snow pants--although they're not casual enough to wear on an everyday basis. I wear these when I'm going for long rides. September 15, 2014
Great fit! After a ton of research, I tried 4 different pants from Revzilla, these were by far the best in terms of fit, style and utility. You will feel reasonably protected without feeling bulky. Has air vents, pockets, can zip to Dainese jacket (if you have one), and most importantly, the knee/shin pads actually sit where they are supposed to! Pads can be taken out if you want to walk around comfortably for longer periods time, they will look like street pants. No hip protection or place to put hip pads though. Overall, should cost a less but it's Dainese so that kind of price is expected I guess. Also, I am 5'6 and the length is perfect; women 5'8 and above would find these pants too short. September 15, 2014
I have 2 pair, I love these pants but liked the old shin protectors better ( can I buy a set? ) I bought a pair at the end of last year, but I bought them straight from dainese, Revzilla didn't have in Stock ( and once a year dainese offers free shipping to the states, it happen to fall during there free shipping) they were a little big, but with the velcro straps and as the fall was arriving I figured perfect I'll use as an over pant, other than a little bit big (not in a bad way, and not to much) they are perfect (woman want thigh, hip protection yes but we don't want to look like we have huge hips and legs, well we can't have our cake and eat it to no thigh or hip protection here, I do have the dainese hard shorts for daring days, and dirt, I use with the bigger pant) I am 5'7" 140 lbs Pair one size 46, I use these as an over pant, if not wearing pants under I have to at least wear shorts or they are just to big (the reason I bought a second pair) the knee/shin protectors are long and fairly wide contoured to your leg, removable via a pocket with velcro, soft and squishy on your body side but hard plastic on the outer side. I purchased some boots several pair worried about how they would fit with the shin protectors, the dainese "in" series is awkward, however they plugged right in to both the sidi and dainese "out" series so perfectly, they even have a little contour to them honestly I think dainese designed them to fit it boots, because the little contour seems to be perfect for boot height I ended up with the dainese tourqe out boot, paired with the pants I feel really protected all hard protection from toes to top of knees nothing really soft, just a wall of ce certification ;-) I'll put some pictures in of the different knee/shin protectors Pair 2 size 44 ( my height and weight didn't change) big difference from the 46 ( I originally was contemplating between the 42 and 44, worried the 44 would still be to big, but kinda worried the 42 might be tight, I decided to try the 44 figuring I'd just do an exchange if there was an issue) so glad I got the 44 no doubt 42 would have been to small/tight no doubt, the 44 fits great perfect no Room to tighten the velcro straps, but definitely not to tight either yes they make you butt look good there not lieing! The material is kinda stretchy ish hug your curves and have a little more of a hipster type pant waist fit instead of a waist belly button fit these sit under well under the belly button plenty high in the back, the knee /shin protectors well they changed then :-( I don't have my wall of ce certification anymore, there like 2/3 hard 1/3 soft, still squishy on your body side and hard over knee but know only hard on about 1/2 your shin then soft, when I put my boots on they still kinda go in but can bunch a little and sorta flip out because it's not hard here soft, the hard on the shin protector isn't as wide either, but between the hard shin and the boot there is a section were the soft part of the shin is all I have like boot stops 2-3 inches before hard shin starts, my wall is now broken leaving me feeling less protected, they are shorter and less hard protection, still love the pants, but would love to order a replacement set of protectors but the old version, which seems not possible as no one ( not even dainese) sells any knee/shin protectors for your dainese pants, oh well I guess I might just switch them back and forth (totally annoying) Revzilla if you know of a fix please email me :-) but honestly you'll still love this pant, my sister has a pair. These are seriously the most stylish and butt looking good / most protective pant your ganna find pricey yes, I was very hesitatant on my first order (because of price) but love them enough to buy a second pair! My original pair (46) have over 7000 miles on them and still look great no loose stitches, and only a little teeny tiny but of wear on the inside of the knees were they slide on my tank protectors when leaned over and my knee is up there, there pretty aggressive tank protectors, and it's only slight wear very slight . I am very happy with these pants! September 7, 2014
This pant fits great with good protection. I love these pants. They actually look great on and give you good protection for riding. I'm 5"4 & weigh 122 lbs. a size 42 fit perfect. The air flow is not as great as I would have liked. I ride a Triumph Bonniville which also ignites a lot of heat from the engine. But over all a great looking pant. August 11, 2014
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
Susan H: I was looking for comfortable pants with protection. These pants fit well and got me through a week-long trip with no issues. They were great in mild weather. When it got really hot, they were a little sweaty in the seat. They could use more vents. Oct 12, 2015
A S: My wife is small and skinny so finding clothes to MC pants to fit is diffucult and we read the Dainese fir smaller women. Sep 11, 2015
greg m: Momma needs a new pair of riding pants! Sep 2, 2015
Dena B: They go well with my Carvemaster jacket and the fit is good. Aug 28, 2015
luz l: Best paints ever for spring and summer riding. Aug 12, 2015
Konrad S: wife likes them! Feb 18, 2015
M U: we were with other riders in EU this fall and one of the women in the group had these and my wife loved the look and features. the fit was also awesome Nov 6, 2014
Elvia E O: I chose it because it looked great in the video, had great protective specs, and was supposed to have great air flow (very pleased) Jul 28, 2014
A S: They look great! Apr 26, 2014
Albert A: Because my wife said if I didn't buy them for her, she would cut me off. Fair enough? Nov 29, 2013
Linda S: Fabulous protection and style. They also make my butt look really good, a plus in my book! :) Oct 23, 2013
Jennifer M asked: Which boots do you wear with these pants? Any trouble with boots with shin armor (i.e. Sidi Fusion Lei, Dainese Siren, etc.) overlapping with the knee/shin armor on these pants and causing discomfort or (God forbid) unstylish bulging? Jul 25, 2014
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Katie M: I wear them with icon elsinores now, and there's some overlap with the shin armor, but it's not uncomfortable for me, especially with my knees bent. (I'm 5'4" and wear a 42.) Previously I wore them with Alpinestars SMX - 5s and there was less of a conflict there, since those are about 1-3cms shorter than the elsinores. There's some serious unstylish bulging with the elsinores too, but the SMX -5s were not as bad since they're a less bulky boot. When I got these I thought I might be able to pull them off as casual pants here and there, but they look like motorcycle pants. My favorite motorcycle pants that I love, but there's no pretending they're casual. Jul 25, 2014
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Jennifer M: I assume you wear them outside of the boot rather than inside, correct? Jul 25, 2014
Shirlee G: I wear BMW gore-tex boots (mid calf height). No problem while riding. When I get off my bike, I just pull the armor back over the top of the boot. No discomfort… and it doesn't look bad! I really needed the Dainese pants because I'm short-waisted, and they're the only fit that doesn't come up to my ribs when I'm on the saddle! I love the thigh vents. Watch that fastener though; mine broke after just a couple of rides.
Also, as extra info, the size small fit great standing up but bit into the back of my knees on the bike so I got the size medium and they're perfect (I'm 5'5", 115 lbs).
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Jul 26, 2014
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Elle S: I wear the Daytona Lady Star GTX boots. Since I have short legs (28" inseam), I push up the shin-knee armor up from the outside as they are low for me by default. In that higher position, the shin-knee armor falls right above the boots' padded shinbone cover, so that they are comfortable and there is no unstylish bulging. The pants seem to work best inside the boots, as the boots' shinbone cover is bulky. Wearing them over the boots is possible, but it is a really tight, suboptimal fit. Sep 18, 2015
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Yana U: I wear Sidi Vertigo Lady Boots. There is a problem. Hard shoes. Lightning bottom pants rubbing bone on the foot. Accounts at clothing shoes, deploy leg. Protection is included in the knee boots. But sometimes you have to correct her. When folding legs coming out of the shoe, you need to insert back. Another side buckles are not comfortable. And so cool pants. Jul 26, 2014
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Patricia E: I wear the Sidi Fusion Lei with these pants. I wear them tucked in sometimes and on the outside other times; depends on the temp and my mood. I find the pants very comfortable although not a great airflow pant. They do work good as I have the Daniese jacket which attaches to the pants. I hope this helps.
Trisha E.
Jul 25, 2014
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Jennifer M: You don't find the airflow to be good even with the flaps open? Do you have any better suggestions for pants with good airflow? Also, does the shin armor on the pants interfere with your shin armor on your boots? Jul 25, 2014
Michael F: I purchased the TCX Aura boots, which do have some shin armor. The boots come about mid-way on my calf and do not cause bulging or discomfort . The fit of the pants and boots are smooth. Additionally, the pants flex nicely when I am on my bike. I am extremely happy with them! Jul 25, 2014
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Karelia R: The boots that i wear with this pants are the BMW Gore-tex Pro touring boots. I really like this pants a lot. The are very comfortable and very stylish. They fit very well and great in the summer time. I love it. Jul 25, 2014
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Gregory V: My lady wears Oxtar Sunray boots over these pants and has not reported any discomfort or esthetic dissatisfaction. Jul 25, 2014
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Katie M: Yeah, outside. They're too bulky to be comfortable tucked inside, and there's an ankle zipper. Jul 25, 2014
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Mosey L asked: my wifes got short legs. a 24" inseam. i guess these aren't for her? Mar 21, 2015
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S P L: Hi there,

I have about a 29" inseam and the pants work great for me, 5'5" and 130 pounds, I think I have size 42 but I can't find the tag to confirm. Your wife would likely need to get the pants hemmed, but I highly recommend them. Great fit, comfortable and flattering. Good luck.
Mar 21, 2015
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Mosey L: great thanks! what about knee placement? don't think that will be an issue? Mar 21, 2015
Mosey L: also are the knee pads removable without taking off the pants? Mar 21, 2015
Barbara P: they run short, i had to get them tailored got size 46 and I am 5'11'' had to add about 6-7inches Mar 21, 2015
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Lena S: Mine are a size 46 and they have a 31" inseam and they're a perfect length. Im 5'7" and 145 lbs and always get "regular" inseam with size 8 (American) or 29 (European) jeans. Hope that helps. I suppose a tailor could shorten them if need be but get a good tailor because it would require shortening the lining too and putting in a new zipper on each leg. Mar 21, 2015
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glenna s: Hi. The inseam on these pants is right around 30. The ankle area zipper length is 12 inches. That leaves plenty of room to have them altered. Yes they are pricey to begin with and adding more for alterations, I am not sure they're worth it. Perhaps if you have an affordable alterations person. Mar 21, 2015
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Brooke B: I'm 5 feet even and about 110 lbs- the 38's (I think) fit well and are a bit long, but manageable. The knee protectors have some mobility so they can be shifted to the appropriate location, and they do not drag when I''m wearing boots. I did not have to have them hemmed. Mar 21, 2015
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Dena B: I will need to lengthen the pants too. What did you use for the extra fabric? May 2, 2015
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Mosey L: ok thats great. didn't think they could be hemmed. thanks for the replies! Mar 21, 2015
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A shopper asked: Is there any protection in the hips? A little padding? May 17, 2012
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Elle S: Mine did not come with any hip padding whatsoever (2015 model). What I did was purchase a pair of the EVS Youth Tug 02 Padded Riding Shorts in size M from Revzilla to wear underneath. At 33.5" hips, 25" waist, 28" inseam, these New Drake Air pants in size 40 fit like a glove, but the padded shorts are still comfortable underneath. Sep 18, 2015
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jaydeegee: There's some light abrasion padding on the outside and a *very* thin foam pad insert on the inside. The internal pad is held with a mesh pocket with a velcro closure, so you may be able to fit different pads. May 17, 2012
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MotoVixen777: No hip protection, just knee and shin, but significant and still allows for a slim and flattering fit. Jun 4, 2012
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RevZilla: There is some padding in the hips. For more hip protection, consider the Dainese Norsorex Shorts. May 21, 2012
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Patrick H: There is some thin removable hip padding but it is not great. Not for high speed stuff. May 18, 2012
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Brittany D: Can you fit the force-field honeycomb hip protectors in here? Jul 21, 2015
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Mosey L asked: can you remove the knee pads without taking the pants off? for walking around.. Mar 21, 2015
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Patricia E: I haven't tried removing the knee pads while the pants are on. I don't think it would be possible from my time wearing them. It is rather difficult putting the knee pads back in after a wash. They are great pants and do provide air movement.
Hope this helps!!
Mar 21, 2015
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Vera N: I actually don't know because I havent' tried it. I wouldn't recommend it, it is a tight fit and trying to squeeze them back in would be difficult. Mar 27, 2015
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cheryl c: yes, the pockets open from the outside Mar 23, 2015
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rochelle s: nope Apr 28, 2015
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A shopper asked: The Dainese web site lists these pants as made of "Mugello" fabric, whereas they are listed as 750 Cordura on the Revzilla site... clarification? Jan 12, 2012
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Chris K: Unfortunately, that question will have to remain un-answered. Dainese doesn't conform to the typical Cordura ratings since their materials are all proprietary. My personal assessment is that Mugello fabric is in the neighborhood of 500D, but since we are comparing apples to oranges, no-one really has a "conversion chart" for Dainese fabrics to Cordura ratings. Jan 13, 2012
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Paula R: Thanks for the clarification! Now - the answer I can't find anywhere. What sort of abrasion resistance does this "Mugello" offer, as compared to other fabrics? Jan 12, 2012
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Chris K: Good catch, Dainese is correct - we've updated our product description to match. Jan 12, 2012
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Elle S asked: Which jacket would match the 'weight' or 'bulk' of these pants more:

the Dainese Women's Air-Frame Textile Jacket


the Dainese Women's Alice Textile Jacket

Aug 6, 2015
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Kimberly W: Both are pretty close and will look good with the pants. I think the Alice might be a closer match in terms of materials. But the Air Frame has some great lines/mesh what will work nicely as well. It just depends on your riding style and how much protection/coverage for seasons you want.

I'd recommend watching the product videos if you haven't. They provide a ton of info (pros/cons) for each jacket.

Hope this helps!
Aug 6, 2015
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John B: My wife is using the Airframe, no complaints, works and looks great. Aug 6, 2015
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Dave S asked: Hello all--I love my New Drake Air pants and want to get my wonderful wife the women's version--but I'm confused on the sizing. She's 5'10", 125 lbs dripping wet, and has long legs. Like a 35 inch inseam. She wears a size 2-4 dress. Any thoughts on the size of the pants I should order? Aug 5, 2014
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Reylene C: I have a Drake Air pants size 40. I'm 4'11" and 104 lbs. The 40 fits nice but the length is about 3" too long. Aug 6, 2014
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Daniel H: Dave - my wife is 5' 10" and her inseam is 35" (measured crotch to floor)....we had trouble finding pants that fit. We got her a size 46 and it works well for her. Sep 13, 2014
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Brittany D asked: Can I fit the Force field 4 layers replacement hip armor into these pants? Someone mentioned they have a Velcro pocket with some slim pads already inside and I want to replace them with something more protective. Jul 21, 2015
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luz l: There is no Hip pocket to add hip armor to this pants. Aug 10, 2015
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