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Rain commuter pants

Old 09-16-16, 07:46 AM
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Rain commuter pants

I'm in a need of pants that can hold up to bit of rain for my rainy commutes as the rainy season is all in where I live.

I want something that looks like a regular pants like those from swrve.
Any recommendation?
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Old 09-17-16, 01:27 PM
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This forum is heavily North America centric as you may have noticed. Not sure we can help you. If I were you I would be shopping for what we call "rain chaps". They aren't that well known even here but I suggest that you try to find some (or make some).

I also find that wearing a pair of runners tights UNDER my regular Khaki slacks allows me to tolerate a fair amount of rain without feeling icky. But if your rainy season is "all in" as you would say... why not just use real rain pants?
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Old 09-17-16, 03:09 PM
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Why is appearance important to you? Do you plan to continue to wear them for the day after your arrival/commute? I see that as wet pants all day. If it's cold enough you want to have rain pants on, then showers pass, but swap them out for regular pants after arrival. If you want to try chaps then rain legs. For myself, I'd rather just be wet if it's warm enough and in a light rain, but I do put on the showers pass in a soaking rain, not that I mind being wet (I'll be wet with them or without them) but I find the rain pants limit painful chafing after the commute.
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