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Old 09-27-04, 07:21 PM   #1
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Ripped Pants!

I just bought a norco wolverine and ive already rewened 2 pairs of pants, apart from wearing shorts, is there anything i can do to stop or prevent this, ive heard bash guards can help but im weary of losing the third front gear. Any suggestions would be helpful.
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Old 09-27-04, 07:27 PM   #2
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get an alastic sweet band, and put it around your ankle and around your pants.... thats what i do when i ride in the winter.... it might work for you, might not... try using 2 of them
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Old 09-27-04, 07:27 PM   #3
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tuck your pants (id assume they are baggy) into your socks. sure it looks stupid, but so does a ripped pair of pants (trust me, i know)
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You could roll up your pants, that always helps.....or just get a bashguard.
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I think the point of him wearing pants is to protect himself from the weeds and bushes and stuff... so i think rolling them up would defeat the purpose lol. a bashgaurd would work wonders though
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is it possible to put the guard after the third gear so i don't loose that or...also, any reccomendations on bash guards?
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I think Salsa or Problem Solvers makes a bash ring that is applied to the outside of the big ring. I'll have to do a little searching!

Other than that, get some velcro straps.

Or, get some knee/shin pads and wear them on top of your pants.

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The answer is simple. Wear shorts. If you get cold, get shinnies or get used to it! I wear shorts riding all year round and never have any problems
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Hey Anthonaut, true to that, but in AUSTRALIA. Here it doesn't really get that cold.

What I'd do if I had that problem is get a bash guard or chaindevice or tuck my pants into my socks or get some velcro straps or elastic sweat bands to wrap around the pant leg.
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ghetto it up man, get some duct tape...tape your pants around your ankles...thats a solid way to go...and ****, nothing ruins duct tape...
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I think Salsa or Problem Solvers makes a bash ring that is applied to the outside of the big ring. I'll have to do a little searching!
truvativ has one too. dunno if it's sold seperately though. i've seen them on some of the fiveD triples.
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