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    Short pants/Long shorts?

    I'm trying to find the name of those pants I see messengers around town wearing. I'd rather not bring extra clothes with me when I commute.

    They usually come a third of the way up the calf, are slightly baggy, and have a drawstring at the ankle. I haven't seen any in clothing shops and figured you guys would know the name. If there are specific brands that you can recommend, please do.

    Thanks.

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    They are called capris.(pronounced CAPREEES)

    Airwalk makes a good set.

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    Also... knickers... Mountain Equipment Coop has some, these are them...

    They look kinda pricey, but remember that's Canadian metric dollars.

    I prefer lycra knickers, but that's me...
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    yeah... guys don't usually wear them, unless they are into euro fashion ( i have a coworker here who does )

    but wow... i guess your bringing it up has made me realize... these pants are like perfect for biking
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    Lots of guys wear them. Go to a popular beach on the west coast. Skaters, surfers, bmxers all wear them at times.

    Girls look better in them though.

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    Originally posted by velocipedio
    They look kinda pricey, but remember that's Canadian metric dollars.

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    Originally posted by velocipedio
    [IMG knickers]
    Exactly what I was looking for. Even has a bike pad.

    I couldn't find the Airwalk version.

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    They may have discontinued. Besides the MEC stuff is far better quality.

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