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REV'IT! Defender GTX Gore-Tex Pants

The perfect match to the Defender GTX jacket. The Defender GTX trousers incorporates the same technology, fabrics and construction as their mate. With SAS-TEC armor, a reinforced seat with 3D mesh inserts, large air vents, and the removable GORE-TEX Performance Shell membrane and Exkin Air thermal lining, Defender GTX trousers are all conditions adventure ready. These trousers form a recommended combination with the DEFENDER GTX Jacket.

PROTECTION FEATURES

  • Outer shell: Cordura® 500D ripstop with Teflon coating, PWR|shell 750D with Teflon coating, Cordura 1000D ripstop with Teflon coating, PWR|shell 750D stretch with Teflon coating, Karvin cowhide (PU coated), PWR|wax 1200D
  • Insulation: detachable Exkin Air thermal liner
  • Waterproofing: detachable GORE-TEX Performance Shell LTD
  • Breathability: detachable GORE-TEX Performance Shell LTD
  • Composition: 
    • outer shell: 100% polyamide
    • lining: 87% polyester, 13% polyamide
    • thermal liner: 100% polyamide (insulation 100%polyester)
    • membrane: 73% polyamide, 27% Gore-Tex membrane (ePTFE)
  • Protection: SaS Tec CE protection at knees, prepared for Sas Tec CE hip protector
  • Visibility: laminated reflection at calves

ERGONOMIC FEATURES

  • Fit: tour fit, regular
  • Adjustability: adjustment straps at waist, adjustment tab at ankles
  • Ventilation: VCS I panels at upper legs
  • Features: stretch lips at back and knees, COOLMAX mesh lining, short and long connection zipper, adjustable protector pockets, calf zippers
  • Pockets: slit pockets

Note: As of spring 2012 REV'IT is no longer including Superfabric panels on the Defender Pants

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REV'IT! Defender GTX Pants 4.5 5 26 26
Medium tall is a great fit for a tall skinny guy. I originally ordered Neptune GTX pants to match my Neptune GTX jacket but they only came in a medium regular length. These turned out to be to short and didn't offer enough coverage over my boots. I switched to the Defender since it is available in a medium tall. I am 6'2" 160lbs and these fit great. I like that they have a slimmer cut. I recently did a 1000 mile trip and wore them in all 3 configs - (Pant, Gortex, Fleece), (Pant, Fleece), (Pant only). All 3 configs were very comfortable. I do wish there were more vents for air though. September 30, 2014
The Defender is great gear! I bought the Defender jacket 2 years ago and absolutely love it. I wear it in torrential rain frequently and I can attest that Gore Tex is king. When the time came to retire my beloved REV'IT! Dakar pants I'd been wearing since 2007 simply because they leaked, The Defender was the logical choice. I love the drop liner design and the most prominent feature here is the Gore Tex. I am 5' 10" / 190 and 39" around the middle. The XL standard length fit spot on. I really appreciate the higher waist. The 3d mesh backed vents seem ample but are there at the expense of cargo pockets. The front pockets, the only pockets on the garment are rather small. I don't use pockets much so I don't miss them. The velcro closure cinches up nicely around my boots. However, the absence of gussets at the bottom of the legs places the velcro strips in direct proximity to the Gore Tex liner when the leg zippers are open and could cause damage if one isn't careful. It's just something to be aware of. I don't know how they missed this in an otherwise top of the line piece of gear. April 23, 2014
Sizing all over the place Bought these based off the size chart. They are not even close to realistic for the sizing. I bought the medium, even with all the liners in, they are so big, like clown pants. March 10, 2014
Great Purchased with jacket (see my review they are the same) These pants are great! This is my first pair of motorcycle pants so I don't have another reference. I used to wear gortex rain pants and a set of insulated gortex bibs when it was cold. These have replaced both and have the added protection. They are a bit bulky to walk in. They are very comfortable in the saddle. I'm looking forward to some long days riding in them. They are very waterproof. The zipper and velcro on the cuffs is great. My only complaint is that I have to take my boots off to put the pants on or off. May 21, 2013
Let's hope 3rd times a charm Acquiring right fit has been a head ache. I referred to the sizing chart, videos, and manufacturer website before submitting my initial order. First purchase was size Medium Tall. These fit great in the waist--no ruffled up material after synching them down--but thigh was ridiculously tight (it looked ridiculous and was terribly uncomfortable). Returned those and placed second order so as to get a quick turn around. The $38 (w/ insurance at $600 value) return shipping w/ UPS hurt bad! The replacement pair were the Large standard length. These arrived w/ a Hershey's chocolate wrapper in the pocket; that was odd? The seem in the crotch was tearing already, and the knee protection was riding high when seated on my Ducati Multistrada 1200 (even after adjusting the knee pad to the lower setting). RevZilla came to the rescue and provided a pre-paid return shipping label and I'm now awaiting the same pants in Large tall. May 8, 2013
Great pants I have had these pants for a while now. Worn them mostly in colder temps, and they perform very well. Normally I wear them with just my skivvies, but if it's really cold, usually under 45 F or so I will also wear long johns. Have ridden with them down to low 20's, and no problems. fit and finish is excellent, quality construction. A bit pricey, but definately worth the money. zippers don't leak, and they don't snag. Taking liners out isn't super quick, but only takes a few minutes, so that's really not that bad. I love em! March 9, 2013
Great All Season Pants Quality made pants, stylish, and comfortable. These are really well made with good features. The only down side is the price is a bit high. February 11, 2013
Perfect fit Love the way these pants fit my body. I went strictly off the sizing chart and ordered the mediums. I normally wear 32W-34L jeans & am 5'11", 180 lbs. Don't think I'm going to be able to use them as an overpant for anything but some gym shorts but they're extremely comfortable and kept me warm enough for a 3 hour ride in mid 40s weather. Nice to be able to easily open up the vents to get some airflow through when I need a little bit of a cool down. Love to have a 2nd pair but the price is admittedly a bit of a deterrent. October 22, 2012
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
Max G: It is part of the gear i decided to buy for my first trip to Chilean patagonia. My decition was taken after looking at Anthony's review at Revzilla, plus those published by customers who already bought the product Sep 26, 2014
David B: Weather proof and fit Aug 28, 2014
Vint B: I liked the features of the jacket and matching pants. May 2, 2014
Bobby S: webbikeworld review! Apr 29, 2014
Robert M: Cuz I liked its looks Oct 18, 2013
Theodore J: I have a Sand 2 jacket. I tried the Sand 2 pants and the Defender pants on in a store, and I thought the hip padding in the Defender pants was a lot more comfortable than the hip padding in the Sand 2 pants. Aug 19, 2013
David V: Florida weather made me choose the matching jacket (best airflow reviews in a Gore-Tex jacket), so I had to get the pants too. I wish the pants had forgone the extra layers of 'comfort' material inside the outer shell and attached the Gore-Tex layer directly after the protective outer layer to reduce bulk. I wear them with the Gore-Tex layer in more often than I use it in my jacket because it's so much effort to remove both linings and then carry them around and then put them in when it rains. Aug 14, 2013
A shopper asked: I'm 6'0" and 170lbs. From your experience, what would be the correct size for me? May 5, 2014
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Richard G: I am 5"10" and 185 lbs and have size XL. My inseam is 31". They are a little long, although I am not walking on them, but more importantly when I am sitting on my bike the knee pads are in the perfect position and my ankles are covered. I didn't want them to ride up high on my legs and not provided protection/warmth to my ankle area. Remember they are not worn as overpants. I wear just underwear or long johns and a t shirt on top. At your height I would think about going up a size from XL. The sleeves on the jacket are the perfect length. There is plenty of adjustments to tighten both the jacket and pants. May 5, 2014
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Jeff S: In my opinion the sizing guide near the bottom of the page is pretty accurate. The best way to get a good fit is to use a measuring tape to determine your waist, hip and inseam measurements. Given your height and weight I think you'll probably end up with a medium long length. The folks at Revzilla are also really good at finding you the right size, so give them a call. Whatever the case, Revzilla has a great return policy as long as you return them in new condition...i.e, don't remove the tags unless you're happy with the fit. May 5, 2014
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christopher n: i'm 6'0" and 175lbs and these fit perfectly. my inseam is 30" and outseam 42". i wear a pair of SIDI gortex boots which fit perfectly under the bottom cuffs as well. if you take out the different linings, then you have a lighter product and it still fits very well. goes with the jacket like PB & J.

the build quality is great, prebends in the all the right places, zips, buttons, pockets, vents all extremely well crafted and seams are watertight.
May 5, 2014
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Ken M: First I'd say...check the measurements in their size chart. For me they were accurate. If you're looking for pants to wear alone (not as overpants) my guess would be size medium... depending on your inseam you may consider the talls. I'm 5'11" and generally wear 32x34 jeans and the medium (not tall..not short) fit well for me. May 5, 2014
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A shopper asked: A user mentioned that they have added a hook in addition to the snap for the pants. Is that true? Jul 8, 2012
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bostonbear: Very nice. I just received them and indeed they have a hook and a nice snap. True about sizing. I normally take an XL with a 29-30 inseem... ordered the XXL short and they fit perfectly.

Love 'em. Thanks.
Jul 11, 2012
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RevZilla: Yes, in regards to the closure system, the REV'IT! Defender GTX Pants have a hook latch as well as a snap along the waist. Jul 10, 2012
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ToneHz: Mine have two metal snaps, and a 7" zipper in the back. No hook. Don't need one. Jul 8, 2012
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SIZING INSTRUCTIONS

We highly recommend finding a cloth tape measure and taking the time to take these measurements.  REV'IT! sizes will not necessarily correlate with fitment in other brands.

  • Chestwidth: Measure from under/top of armpit cross 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

REV'IT! Men's Pants Size Chart

Standard Length

Size Waist (in) Hips (in) Inseam (in) Outseam (in)
XXS <27 <35 <28 <38
XS 27-28 35-37 28 38
S 29-31 37-39 29 39-40
M 31-34 39 30 40
L 34-37 39-42 31 41
XL 38-41 42-45 32 42-43
2XL 41-43 45-48 33 43-44
3XL 44-46 48-50 33 44-45
4XL 46-48 50-52 34 45-46
5XL 48-50 53-55 35 46-47
6XL 51-53 55-57 35 47

Long Length

Size Waist (in) Hips (in) Inseam (in) Outseam (in)
M 31-34 39 32 43-44
L 34-37 39-42 34 45
XL 38-41 42-45 34 46
2XL 41-43 45-48 35 47-48
3XL 44-46 48-50 35 47-48

Short Length

Size Waist (in) Hips (in) Inseam (in) Outseam (in)
XS 27-28 35-37 26 36
S 29-31 37-39 27 37-38
M 31-34 39 29 38
L 34-37 39-42 30 39
XL 38-41 42-45 30 40-41
2XL 41-43 45-48 31 41-42
3XL 44-46 48-50 32 42-43

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

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