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Winter pants with long inseam (men's)?

Old 10-17-20, 02:59 PM
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Winter pants with long inseam (men's)?

I have been winter commuting for over ten years and have a set of clothing that works for me pretty well. Except for pants. Never been happy with what I have. I had a pair of tall-size tights but they have worn out and are no longer made. I have a long inseam (35-36") so most pants are too short which really cuts the number of options available. I prefer slim-cut pants over tights, preferably not cycling-specific and with pockets, etc. Searching Bike Forums, people suggest Foxwear or Sporthill cross country pants. Any other ideas out there I'm missing?
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Old 10-18-20, 08:14 AM
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CharlieFree I commute in golf shorts because of the pockets and the belt loops, which I clip my elastic-chord key ring to, and wear a belt which I mount my phone-holster to.
In the winter I wear non-bike specific tights over the shorts. I use elastic hair bands to gather the pant legs. Since everything is black it all looks okay at first glance, but I really don't care too much about appearances at this point.

I guess what I'm saying is tights and leggings can go over your usual pants.
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Old 10-18-20, 07:27 PM
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In the summer I do the same as Bobby- either golf or basketball shorts...

But, in the winter, if I have to be walking through a store Iíll put socially polite golf khakis (thin fabric that rolls down small to pack in a bag) on over my tights... not trying to look like Quail Man.

Highly recommend Pearl Izumi Elite AmFib pants/bibs. Iím 90% sure mine are medium. My shoeless upright to the bone inseam is 36Ē and to have them fitting with no sag has the cuffs less than an inch above my ankles. Iím not in love with the knee stitch placement, but it works fine.

Got them last winter and, with hard riding, wool socks, press-n-seal over my SPD shoes/ankles and up under the PI cuffs a few inches, I was fine for commutes/rides under an hour down to -10F. Gentle riding might have the lower limit at 20F without long underwear. Complete torture if it gets over 60F.

They do have a compression fit which was worrisome at first. I thought I was going to break them. Daily use for three-four months and they look fine.

Just picked up some Craft overpants for that pesky 35-65F range and the fit is... weird. Kinda loose on my thighs which looks less clownish to my normie coworkers, but still clownish enough to want to throw golf pants over at the bike rack for the walk to the changing room.
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Old 10-19-20, 08:21 PM
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I have had a few items (jacket, vest, and pants) made by foxwear. They fit perfectly as they are all custom made to my measurments. The quality has been outstanding.
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