Ad closing in seconds....

Richa TG1 overboot trousers review (£240)

What’s good about the Richa TG1 overboot trousers?

These are the best off-the-peg leather jeans I have ever seen. You get cooling zips on your thighs, zips to join the jeans to a jacket (all-round or back only), D3O knee armour, elasticated panels on knees, back and hips, Kevlar behind the knees and inside the thigh, pockets, and a cut which goes over your boots. The quality of construction and cut throughout is extraordinary. They look really good on anything from a sportsbike to a custom, and I reckon they’d survive at least one big slide down the road without bursting. They come in short, long and regular lengths, and sizes from 46-62 (50 is 32in waist, 32in leg). I am really impressed. If they fit, I recommend them.

And what’s not?

My legs. My knee to hip length is unusually long and I ordered regular length, which makes them tight on the knees, even with the armour out. Doh. And I can’t see the point of the (removable) waterproof inner lining, which relies on the outside getting wet.

Time tested

Six months/1500 miles


Quality rating


Value rating



Bauer Media

Bauer Media Group consists of: Bauer Consumer Media Ltd, Company number: 01176085, Bauer Radio Ltd, Company Number: 1394141
Registered Office: Media House, Peterborough Business Park, Lynch Wood, Peterborough, PE2 6EA H Bauer Publishing,
Company Number: LP003328 Registered Office: Academic House, 24-28 Oval Road, London, NW1 7DT.
All registered in England and Wales. VAT no 918 5617 01
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd are authorised and regulated by the FCA(Ref No. 710067)