The brand new Iron Staff Kevlar pants can be found in a number of colours, I bought the khaki model. They have been extra brown than khaki however acceptable. I learn that the sizing was working just a little small, so I purchased one measurement up from my regular and it labored out nicely, a great match.
They appear extra like informal workplace pants than any of the opposite motorcycling pants I at present personal. With the knee pads eliminated it might be much more troublesome to discern they’re motorcycle-based clothes.
Talking of knee pads, the Bilt Iron Staff Kevlar pants have an exterior zipper that permits for “simpler” entry. I positioned “simpler” in quotes as it may well nonetheless be a little bit of a battle to get them out and in, however it’s significantly better than turning the pants inside out to entry the armor pockets. It is a plus over many different pants I personal.
Whereas the Bilt pants include armor for the knee they don’t include hip armor, fortunately, I’ve a number of additional pairs. In contrast to the knee armor the hip armor shouldn’t be as simple to insert or take away. The pocket openings face the surface pant leg, and it may be a little bit of a battle to place the armor in place. As soon as the hip armor is put in, they’re comfy and cushty. That is about the identical as different pants I personal.
After driving in these pants for a couple of thousand miles, I’ve to say I like them fairly a bit. Whereas heavy they don’t seem to be too scorching within the warmth, and so they have some first rate wind breaker qualities that assist in the cool climate.
The cargo pockets are secured with heavy-duty Velcro and, wow, it’s some actually heavy-duty Velcro. It may be a little bit of an effort to tug the pocket open. You’ll not want to fret in regards to the cargo pockets coming open throughout your experience! The common pockets are simply common pockets. It is a plus over different pants I personal.
The one draw back and it doesn’t affect my ranking is the hip armor pockets, they could possibly be higher with a pocket opening going through the within of the pant with a Velcro closure. Some individuals would possibly complain of the restricted use of the Kevlar lining however there’s a worth level consideration.
For his or her worth these are superb motorcycling pants.