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Side zip pants, do they still make these?

Old 02-20-09, 08:37 PM
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Side zip pants, do they still make these?

I remember when all the popular athletes wore these but they must have went out of style as I couldn't locate any. I have a short commute and wanted to get something that I could just put on over my work pants to keep them from getting dirty, if I could find something like those that zipped all the way down the sides it would be easy.
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They make them with velcro now. Check stripper supply stores
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Go to Goodwill.
Get some nylon sports pants a larger size then you wear.
They zip at the ankle.
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Or target or walmart or sports authority or...

I have two pairs from Target made by champion. I stash one in my van to throw over my tights when I need to run errands.
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Are you taking about roadie training pants withthe zipper in the back?

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Wanted something that zipped all the way so I could take them off and on without having to pull over my shoes. I've looked at Dicks sporting goods and Target, didn't find any, found some online for $80.
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These are still very popular amongst soccer players. Check your local soccer store.
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Try some of the outdoor/hiking/backpacking suppliers for full zip pants, such as Cabelas, Backcountry.com, Campmor, Sierra Trading Post, REI. These stores' pants are typically baggy, not form-fitting like most bicycling clothes, so its easier to move in them while hiking on uneven terrain where. Here's the pair I use when hiking:

http://www.campmor.com/outdoor/gear/Product___75554

Most sporting goods stores have some. Look at warm-up pants for soccer, track, tennis, etc. While most don't have full side zips, they usually have enough of a zipper on the bottom of the legs to get them off over standard street shoes (or cycling shoes).
 
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Originally Posted by enine View Post
I remember when all the popular athletes wore these but they must have went out of style as I couldn't locate any. I have a short commute and wanted to get something that I could just put on over my work pants to keep them from getting dirty, if I could find something like those that zipped all the way down the sides it would be easy.
Nothing in pants but several in Bib overalls. Example........
http://www.cabelas.com/cabelas/en/te...set=ISO-8859-1

http://www.cabelas.com/cabelas/en/te...set=ISO-8859-1


There are others if you look. Bibs often have leg zippers so that they can be put on over pants.
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I have a pair of (covered full zip) bib pants. They weren't cheap but I use them for all
things cold winterish. My 3 season rain pants have an ankle zip that I can don or doff
over shoes.I have used a cheap(?) pair of ski pants with articulated knees at one
time also ankle zips that worked.
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I have a pair of Patagonia Rain shadow pants that have the half-leg zip. I'd wear them snowmobiling if I had to go snowmobiling.
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