The legendary Kodiak Pant is a premium touring piece, redesigned and loaded with features ready for grand journeys. Major comfort upgrades include comprehensive adjustment features, stretch gussets for mobility and new material layouts to make big rides even more comfortable. Kodiak is the ultimate travel companion for your most epic rides, rain or shine, day after day, dusk till dawn – or even longer.
3-LAYER GORE-TEX PRO SHELL
GUARANTEED TO KEEP YOU DRY®
STRETCH GORE-TEX FABRIC CROTCH GUSSET FOR MOBILITY
PERFORATED GOAT LEATHER OVERLAYS ON KNEES
630D CORDURA® TWISTED YARN OVERLAYS SEAT & INNER LOWER LEGS
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4/24/2021 5:37 pm
I ordered these to go with the new Kodiak jacket, which I love. I'm 6 foot, 190lbs with about a 35 inch waist. I wear size 54 in European sizing for my leathers and a 34 x 34 in jeans. Unfortunately, these pants aren't nearly as comfortable as the jacket. The pants are advertised as having stretch gussets in the crotch, but this is minimal at best. I found that I was unable to swing my leg up to sit on my bike, unless I pulled the pants up far past my waist. There is no detectable flex in the crotch. Also, the waist is not elastic. It is quite rigid, with adjustment straps on either side that can be pulled to make the waist tighter. The waist is uncomfortably tight, even with the straps all the way out. Hitching the pants up above my waist causes the knee pads to rest above my knees when I'm sitting on the bike. Removing the knee armor helps with comfort, but then what's the point of that? My initial impression is that the impressive durability far outweighs the comfort.