Dainese New Drake Air Textile Pants

Dainese New Drake Air Tex Textile Pants

The Dainese New Drake Air Textile Pants is an all weather riding conditions option. We have talked earlier about the Speed & Strenght Dogs of War Pants which is popular on the market too. However, the latter excels the first option when it comes to air flow and breathability.

Let’s take a closer look on the Dainese features.

Features of Dainese New Drake Air Textile Pants.

Dainese New Drake Air Textile Pants Review

Material & Protection.

The pants are made of Cordura 750 with a classic overall style. It’s a perfect option for sports, sports/touring and naked riders. The Dainese New rake Air Textile Pants is loaded with elasticated inserts to provide you with a wider range of movement while riding (in different postures).

The pants have mesh backed vents for your convenience, removable CE composite knee armor, and soft hip pads that are sewn into the pants.

What’s So Special About the Dainese New Drake Pants?

Well, you must be wondering by now, so what’s so special about those pair of pants? Like, why are they very popular among the motorcycle textile pants? From where we stand, we can clearly state that those pants are suitable for most weather conditions; Spring, Summer & Fall. You can’t really find that very often in the Two Wheelers’ riding gear world.

Also, the strategically placed air vents (above the knees) will provide you with superb and efficient air flow. You are totally free to open/close them according to your preference. All that it takes is a simple zipper movement.

If you think that we’re done here, think again! There are various other features that make the Dainese New Drake Air Textile Pants stand out from the crowd. Carry on reading to find them out!

More Reliable Features.

If you’re reading this review, then most probably you’re a sport/naked rider. That means that you value riding aerodynamics. In other words, you hate wind being trapped in your gear while riding. This is where the Jacket-Trousers fastening system in the Dainese Pants kicks in. The tight fastening system is outstanding, and will simply provide you with the perfect riding ergonomics.

In case you’re still searching for more valuable features, we’re glad to tell you that the waist is adjustable, and the pants come with a sanitized lining.

Things to Keep in Mind!

We always do our very best when it comes to searching for red flags or common negative feedbacks from riders on the product. Yet, we couldn’t really find a trending downfall or complaint about this product so far (at the moment of writing this article).

Pros & Cons.

Here’s a brief table with the pros & cons of the Dainese New Drake Air Textile Pants, according to the data we’ve gathered for you.

ProsCons
Suitable for most weather conditionsNot enough storage pockets
Relatively good protection
Jacket-pants zipper
Elasticated Inserts installed


Our Final Verdict.

You see, the pants have a fair amount of protection, the breathability and air flow are considered to be the product’s selling point. You might not get the same level of comfort as you do with baggy motorcycle pants. Yet, you can’t get it all right? From our own point of view, we see the Dainese New Drake Pants as a reliable good option that you should keep in mind.

Speed and Strength Dogs of War Pants

Speed and Strength Dogs Of War Pants

The Speed and Strength Dogs of War Pants are a very popular option among the motorcycle pants on the market. We’ve previously talked about how wearing motorcycle jeans while riding is a necessity rather than a luxury.

As usual, we pick a random motorcycle gear/accessory, do our extensive research and bring you the best review we can. Today, we decided to take a closer look at the Speed and Strength Dogs of War Pants.  These biker pants have been widely spread among motorcycle shops and large retailers. There must be a reason behind its popularity, Right? Let’s take a closer look together and find out…

Features of the Speed and Strength Dogs of War Pants.

The Material & Protection.

The Dogs of War Pants have a cotton-poly blend frame. The knee and seat areas are reinforced by DuPont Kevlar fiber thread.  Moreover, the pants come with the availability of installing removable knee armor for your convenience. This will protect you against both impacts and abrasion on a bad riding day.

Speed and Strength Dogs of War Pants Review

The Design & Style.

Even though the pants are mainly cotton, they do have the denim jeans look. Also, they have cargo pockets installed on the sides which give you both, more storage space and an awesome stylish look.

The Speed and Strength Dogs of War Pants come in two colors, Olive Green & Black. Some riders reported that the Olive Green Color is not “very olive”. Yet, we do assure you that you will love both of them.

The Pants have a generally straight fit cut (neither baggy nor slim like other models), slashed upper pockets, and single button closure mechanism. Did we mention that they have back pockets too?

Practicality (Movement & Breathability).

Wearing uncomfortable biker pants is a Big NO NO! Especially on long rides. Therefore, you’ve got to make sure that your winner candidate has the perfect fitment and comfy while you are riding. The Dogs of War Pants are loaded with stretch panels at the knees and waist areas. This will provide you with the wider range of movement and comfort when you are on your bike.

Last but not least, the main cotton material enhances the breathability of the pants.

Things to Keep in Mind.

The Speed and Strenght Dogs of War Pants don’t fit over full motorcycle boots as they are a little bit tighter at the ends  (we do highlight the fact that the pants have an overall straight cut). We just thought that this is something that you need to keep in mind while you are purchasing it.


Pros & Cons.

Here’s a simplified table with the pros & cons that we spotted for the pants. Hopefully, it will help you in making up your mind.

Pros Cons
Comfortable & B reathableNo Reflectors
Kevlar Thread at Knees & SeatNo Full Boots
Removable CE Knee Armor Compartments
Stylish

Our Final Verdict.

The Speed and Strength Dogs of War Pants demonstrate simplicity and practicality. We’re sure that there are other biker pants out there with more complex breathability and protection options. However, we find the Dogs of War Pants a very satisfying option.

Feel free to check our AGV Alloy Jeans Review too. Stay safe and enjoy your rides Two Wheelers!

 

 

AGV Sport Alloy Riding Jeans.

The AGV Sport Alloy Riding Jeans is considered to be one of the best motorcycle pants in 2016. We have talked previously about how to choose the best biker jeans on the market.Important factors such as safety, appearance (low or high profile) and fitment should be taken into consideration while purchasing your new riding pants (click here to check the full article).

Let’s take a closer look at what we have today to keep your lower body part safe (and stylish).

Features of the AGV Sport Alloy Riding Jeans.

Texture & Materials.

Those riding jeans are made of a high quality 12 oz. distressed denim. This perfectly suits you if you are looking forward to purchasing low profile motorcycle pants. Moreover, it will provide you with the desired fashionable look and durability.

Last but not least, this denim motorcycle pants has a fixed 100% polyester antibacterial mesh lining for your convenience.

Did we mention that those motorcycle pants are can be washed & dried in normal washing machines?

Protection.

The AGV Sport Alloy riding jeans can be loaded with CE certified knee protectors to protect your beloved knees against impacts on a bad day. There is a compartment for hip armor too in case you want to add more protection (paddings and armors are not included with the jeans, they are sold separately).

Now, a very important feature when it comes to motorcycle pants protection is the availability of Kevlar within the fabric.  Motorcycle Kevlar Jeans will provide you with the best protection against abrasion during an unpleasant, long skid.

The AGV Sport Alloy Riding Jeans is equipped with DuPont Kevlar reinforcements in all of the critical areas that are subjected to high abrasion.

Fitment & Closure.

For secure fitment (which you definitely want with your biker jeans), this Kevlar motorcycle pants has 20MM brushed steel buttons. There are two options for closure; either a 4 button fly or a classical metal front zipper.

Riders’ Feedback.

As always, we try to bring you some of the riders’ feedback about the product that we are reviewing (if it’s applicable). The common concern that most motorcyclists have about those biker jeans were the size.

Riders really advice future purchasers to either try the pants’ size before ordering it, or go for a larger size than their usual one. The size charts of the AGV riding jeans is a little bit smaller than usual.

Other than that, most of the comments regarding protection and overall performance were positive.

The Price.

You can add this motorcycle pants to your collection for a reasonable price. We see this option as one of the best deals on the market when it comes to money paid for the value.  A really good option that you should consider if you are going for denim/Kevlar motorcycle pants.

Hopefully, we contributed in adding some options to your motorcycle pants category. We do our very best to review some of the best motorcycle products for our beloved readers.

Ride Safely and enjoy your rides!

Cheers,