Rokker Red Selvage Jeans
Low key protection
I bought these because I just moved to Southern California and knew that I was going to be spending a lot more time on the motorcycle commuting and that my legs were my criticL vulnerability when it came to protection. I wanted pants that provided protection, yet I could walk into a restaurant or work and blend in. This fit the bill for the most part.
First off, they don't look like the photo. The wash is much darker. One of the rokker videos Anthony says that he is wearing his rokker red selvage jeans and that's a better indicator of the wash and cut. The Levis 501s and the rokker originals fit like your dad's jeans. These are a more modern styling that I prefer, but I'm not a huge fan of how low the back pockets are on your legs or the little flame embellishment on the pocket, but that's minor.
These jeans feel heavy, both holding them in your hand and when you're wearing them. It makes sense given that there are two layers cleverly disguised into one pant, but you can feel the weight and thickness when you try to throw your leg over the bike and the pants don't quite slide or give against your skin like normal jeans. Then again, you don't want normal jeans because you buy these things because of the liner and protection.
I can't really speak for the protection, and hope I never will. As far as the water resistance, I was caught in a light shower and my legs never got wet through the pants, but it did seem like it took the pants significantly longer to dry than regular jeans.
All in all, I think this is the best choice out there that meets my needs of low key protection, but it's definitely at a price. It's hard to justify the money at the time of purchase, but I know I'll be glad I was wearing them if I ever go down.
August 2, 2014
Bought these strictly for protection and am happy
If it weren't for the silly fancy pockets they'd be perfect! And I would prefer a zip fly
July 7, 2014
Pricey, but stylish...
Feels like your protected and can give you a false sense of security. Im still skeptical but definitely dont want to test them out haha! I would recommend leathers over these but I live in texas and its too dang hot so I opted for the rokkers. If you want at least some sort of protection they definitely fit the bill...but they are I warn tight in the crotch! I havent had any heat issues yet so I would say they breathe quite well, even on a panigale! Well made, decent fit (except crotch) and look nice.
June 30, 2014
The only moto jeans with protection And style
These jeans aren't cheap but I still gave them a 5 star rating, here's why:
Fit: True to size, they fit like Levi 510s with more space in the crotch. I wear 30x30 Levi that cut off at my ankles with no roll. Because I wear the Forcefield Pro pants underneath, I sized up one to the 31x34 (rolled cuff) and they fit perfect, just the right amount of snug. If you don't wear a protective or base layer under get your normal size. If you wear skinniest / Jennings, size down one as these are tapered but more or less straight legs.
Protection: 11 seconds of full coverage abrasion resistance. There's no impact protection built-in which is a good thing so you can wear what you want under / over (for tight fit jeans).
Style: These aren't Nudie, Diesel, Apr, etc. Quality but they are close enough and they don't look like came from Jay Lenos closet (Jays awesome but you know what I mean). The wash is darker with the fades already in more or less. If you don't have armor underneath these, they look like completely normal jeans (even with my Forcefield layer, it's hard to tell).
Care: This isn't like raw denim that's like 14oz, so you can wash em without too much shrinkage. I washed them once in Hot wash, then again in cold with a tiny bit of gentle detergent always inside out. There was negligent Indigo loss especially with cold wash. I also tumbled dry them in extra low heat/air fluff cycle. Don't be one of those, never wash jeans people especially if you ride motos. Just use woolite with cold gentle wash once a month and you'll be good. If you insist on not washing wear a base layer and wash that after every ride. The airflow is better than leather but it's still hotter due to the schoeller layer.
Overall, after looking at all the options from Dainese, Rev'it, Draggin, these were the only jeans that had the best aggregate qualities of each respective companies' best features (full coverage liner, fit, and style). I have no regrets on purchasing these.
Oh, and they come in a nice wooden box with a t-shirt. I got a medium but need a small, anyone who orders a smaller one want to trade? lol
May 5, 2014
Ships in a really fancy box.
I've commuted to work in my Rokkers over the past couple of months... I love jeans. I wear a 36 inch waist in Diesel jeans, my favorite brand. I purchased the same size in these. I don't care for the fit. I don't really dig the look of the denim either. They do NOT look like the picture. They are heavy, warm and not nearly as comfortable as a regular pair of jeans. That being said, I always wear them when I ride to work because I feel safer in them and they are the best looking "moto" pants in my closet... At 500 bones a pop, I guess I'd recommend them to a friend but just barely.
May 1, 2014
All in one
They have excellent look, feel really safe, i hope i do not test its abrasion resistance, very comfortable. I really look forward to wear them again and again.
March 10, 2014