When it's too chilly for shorts.....!

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When it's too chilly for shorts.....!

Postby sonoftherocks » 18 May 2015, 10:16pm

Any advice folks on comfortable casual cycling trousers with adequate room for beefy thighs, neat at the ankle and a bit of 'give' in the material. Any brands that work well?

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Re: When it's too chilly for shorts.....!

Postby CREPELLO » 18 May 2015, 11:27pm

Endura Humvees.

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Re: When it's too chilly for shorts.....!

Postby andrewjoseph » 19 May 2015, 12:26am

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Re: When it's too chilly for shorts.....!

Postby Sooper8 » 19 May 2015, 6:23am

I found a used pair of Rapha stretchy trousers on eBay , only £20. They are just the job. The material gives just enough and they are so comfy I wear them as a general pair of trousers now, not just on the bike. They are a sandy colour.

Marks and Spencers do something similar, but I haven't tried them. They are about £45 new I think.
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Re: When it's too chilly for shorts.....!

Postby deliquium » 19 May 2015, 6:27am

Ron Hill Tracksters for £10 = light, stretchy, elegant 1960s school PE teacher look 8) and a bargain!

http://www.wiggle.co.uk/ronhill-classic-tracksters-2/
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Re: When it's too chilly for shorts.....!

Postby ambodach » 19 May 2015, 7:55am

Another for Ron Hill Tracksters. Had several pairs for years look reasonably " normal " off the bike.

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Re: When it's too chilly for shorts.....!

Postby Merry_Wanderer » 19 May 2015, 4:17pm

Me too for Ron Hill tracksters plus the heavier weight ones for winter. Warm, fairly windproof, dry quickly and cheap and weigh very little. I used these for years for rock climbing and mountaineering and now for cycling

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Re: When it's too chilly for shorts.....!

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 19 May 2015, 4:55pm

Hi,
Yep, tracksters or equivilant in other makes.
They do a cycling version too IIRC.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Viga-Athletic ... 5b105efa00
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