Harris
 
 
 
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    May 25, 2012
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Dainese New Drake Air Textile Pants Dainese knows no bounds when it comes to innovative motorcycle gear and the New Drake Air Pants are no exception. A full 750D textile construction with integrated elasticated inserts, mesh backed vents and CE rated composite knee armor make the New Drake Air Pants a heavy hitter, perfect for multi-season sport and sport-touring riders. The unique flip-up vents located on the thighs are strategically positioned to maximize airflow yet can be easily closed when the temperature drops or to keep out wet weather. The New Drake Air Pants provide industry leading multi-season riding comfort and protection. Features Removable composite protectors. Cordura fabric 750. Suretta fabric. Perforated fabric. Insert in elasticated fabric. Soft inserts. Calf zip. Jacket-trousers fastening system. Adjustable waist. Sanitized lining.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Suits the slimmer-fit niche.
PostedMay 25, 2012
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Harris
From Sacramento
State:CA
Rider Type:Moto Newb
Age:18-24
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Style 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Comfort 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Protection & Durability 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Air Flow 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Features 
5 / 5
5 / 5
What initially drew me to this pant over other similarly-featured pants was the shape. I wanted a motorcycle trouser that was't bulky, baggy in the legs, and could go under my boots if I wanted. Dainese New Drake Air seemed like it fit the bill, so I pulled the trigger. They fit how I like, and I'm glad to see all the safety features are up to par as well. The material is thick and initially quite stiff, took some time to get used to. The hard knee/shin inserts stay put and have a large surface area, but are easily removed. The ventilation tabs are a nice touch as well (haven't needed to use them yet). The calf zip is extremely useful, and the 360 zip is a nice feature (though it's a bit of a hassle for short jaunts).
However, a few points deducted because they are a bit pricey relative to comparable products. Also, they aren't that fun/comfortable to walk around in and I will probably be purchasing kevlar jeans for day-use in addition to the New Drake Air.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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