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Old 01-12-2019, 05:58 AM
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How about a pair of Colorado Chaps?
http://www.coloradochaps.com/miva/me...tegory_Code=MC
 

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I've commuted on motorcycles for many years.

I either wear my jeans in and change at work, or I have a pair of Tourmaster synthetic over pants. They have removable panels, mesh lining, a rain barrier and a thernal liner. I pretty much can wear them year round in the Washington DC area.
 
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OP, are You related to the guy asking about protecting his nose from sunburn thread?
 
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Old 01-12-2019, 08:37 AM
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You want gaiters, I wore them all the time, keeps lower legs warm and prevents your pants from blowing and flapping.. It also prevents looking like a dork with your socks and calves showing.
Google quarter chaps and half chaps.
 

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Thanks for the replies. I travel to several places and I do not have a designated office. I’m kind of an itinerant consultant. So the idea of keeping jeans at work doesn’t work. Ive been looking at gators and was wondering about nylon vs leather. I want protection but want to stay comfortable.
 
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Motorcycle overalls would work - easy on/off over your work clothes.
 
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Old 01-12-2019, 09:08 AM
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Originally Posted by assiniboine View Post
Motorcycle overalls would work - easy on/off over your work clothes.
I have a one-piece Aerostich Roadcrafter, that is the best there is to wear over your nice office clothes when riding. EZ on and off. Only problem is they are very warm. And very pricy but the quality is outstanding!
http://www.aerostich.com/suits/one-piece-suits
 

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Old 01-12-2019, 09:22 AM
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Hereís an idea. Buy a pair of regular pants two or three sizes too big for you. Just pull them over your work pants. Pull them off at work.

And if you get any teasing from anyone who sees your quick change show, well tell them youíre a Chippendale dancer in training.
 
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Originally Posted by walkerinin View Post
I have to wear slacks to work but also want to ride to work. Rain and road grime will ruin my pants so I thought about partial leg coverings. I wonder if anyone has suggestions?
Full chaps are too much a hassle. I need ease on /off and protection.
Let's see...
Prevent ruination via road grime and rain to your dress slacks? Check.
Non hassle to install/remove quickly? Check.
Protection? Check.
What you need is Aerostitch.
They're NOT cheap Chinese made Harley crap.
Made in Duluth, by tailors.
Custom fit to you (Like a tuxedo.)
Repairable if you come off your bike.
Durable
Lots of choices of "levels of protection."
Choices of reflective panels and where.
You gets what you pays for.
www.aerostitch.com

Also, more locally to me, there's Motoport.
They do custom tailored suits as well. Kevlar mostly.
Wayne Boyer (the owner) is an old motocross racer.
Very high quality stuff.
Again, NOT cheap.
www.motoport.com
 
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Old 01-12-2019, 10:08 AM
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Originally Posted by VAFish View Post
I either wear my jeans in and change at work, or I have a pair of Tourmaster synthetic over pants.
This is what I do. I wear scrubs at work - no good for riding, so usually wear my kevlar lined jeans to ride in and then change. I keep a few sets of scrubs and a pair of shoes at work in case I forget to bring a change. I once did surgery all day in my riding boots.

Originally Posted by walkerinin View Post
Thanks for the replies. I travel to several places and I do not have a designated office. Iím kind of an itinerant consultant. So the idea of keeping jeans at work doesnít work. Ive been looking at gators and was wondering about nylon vs leather. I want protection but want to stay comfortable.
Probably some sort of overpants would work best. I have Tourmaster and they are good and reasonably priced. The only down side is the liner doesnít come out on the model I have. They are waterproof but get really hot in warmer weather. I keep them in my saddlebag as my rain pants.
 

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