The clocks have gone forward and perhaps you're preparing to get your riding jeans out.
If you're looking for a new pair, visit the MCN Shop now and check out our top five selection here...
Draggin Holeshot Kevlar jeans, from £235.99
The Draggin Holeshot Kevlar jeans are some of the most protective on the market and have been fully certified to the top CE level 2 standard. Their fully lined with Kevlar from waist to ankle with Draggin claiming them to offer ‘race-level’ protection qualities with a 7.45 second road abrasion resistance time. They also feature an ankle strap that will keep the jeans from riding up and exposing the leg in the event of an accident. Topping off the protection from these jeans is also CE approved armour at the knees and hips too.
RST Vintage 2 Aramid Fibre jeans, from £89.99
At the other end of the price-spectrum is the RST Vintage 2 riding jeans. They are reinforced with Aramid fibre at the seat and knees and come with CE certified knee protection too. The outer material is 12oz elasticated stretch denim and the jeans also feature a breathable mesh lining for extra comfort. Additionally, there are pockets that will accept hip armour too, though this isn’t supplied.
Richa Cobalt Cordura jeans, from £149.99
The Richa Cobalt Cordura jeans are fully CE certified and are constructed of Denim Cordura, cotton and Polyester with a Polycotton soft lining for added comfort. They feature CE certified D3O armour at both the knee and hip which is also adjustable.
Alpinestars Charlie Denim Kevlar pants, from £161.49
The Charlie Denim jeans are a slim-fitting trouser that are reinforced with Aramid fibres at the seat and knees. The trousers also come with CE certified armour at the knees that is adjustable and are finished with an American-vintage look.
Oxford SP-J2 Kevlar jeans, from £89.99
The SP-J2 jeans feature Dupont Kevlar reinforcement at the knee and seat areas with a 14oz Denim outer material. The jeans come in at the more affordable end of the spectrum but offer good value. There is CE certified knee armour for added protection and triple stitched at the sides.