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    Long tights on short legs

    Riding tights and long exercise pants in general don't seem to be made in multiple lengths and are often not of a design that appears easy to hem up. Since I have ffairly short legs, I've just been trying to roll them or fold them over to not look too dorky, but was wondering if anyone had some better suggestions.

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    Get some tights that are 3/4 cut?

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    Make an extra fold at the ankle. It'll double or triple the layers of fabric in an area that benefits from the extra warmth.

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    Buy the appropriate kids size (if possible). They are shorter per waist size.
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    wear knee warmers instead? They might cover the whole leg, and if not, pair them up with black socks that will leave no skin exposed.

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    Short tights on long legs

    Sorry, but I have the opposite problem. I have Pearl Izumi AmFib tights and I wish they would make an extra-long version.

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    Quote Originally Posted by marathon marke View Post
    Sorry, but I have the opposite problem. I have Pearl Izumi AmFib tights and I wish they would make an extra-long version.
    would long socks cover it or no?
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    Some useful suggestions. Thanks.

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