best waterproof motorcycle pants

Entry-Level

Priced under $250.

Mid-Range

Priced $250 - $450.

High-End

Priced $450+.

Key Specs

Heavy duty 630 Hitena twill nylon outer

100% waterproof

Removable waterproof liner

Two-way leg zippers

Melt resistant material on lower leg area

Sure Fit adjustable waistband

8” zipper for jacket attachment

Protection & Safety

Height adjustable CE rated knee protectors

Removable high-density hip padding

Key Specs

Durable 600D polyester main body fabric and extra heavy duty 1680D nylon knees

Full length YKK urethane coated zippers

Internal zipper gusset for added waterproof protection

Removable Ever-Heat liner with full length zippers

Dual waist adjustment tabs

Stretch rib gussets above knees

Two external cargo pockets

Shockcord adjusters at bottom hem help seal out elements

8” Jacket to pant zipper

Bottom hem can be raised 2”

Protection & Safety

Vertically adjustable Sas-Tec CE Level 2 armor at knees

Pockets at hips have PE foam, but can accommodate optional SAS-TEC armor if extra protection is desired

Large areas of NightViz reflective for added nighttime visibility

merlin mason waterproof motorcycle jeans

Key Specs

High quality 11.5oz denim

Reissa waterproof and breathable membrane

Huntsman water repellent wash treatment

Comfort mesh lining

YKK zippers including jean to jacket zipper

Two top pockets, two rear pockets

Welded waterproof zippers

Protection & Safety

100% Dupont™ Kevlar® fiber twill protective lining

Adjustable CE level 2 knee armor included

Hip armor pockets (sold separately)

Key Specs

Outer shell constructed in 500D and 1000D Cordura® fabric

Ballistic airflow mesh panels

8” connecting zipper for link pants to jacket

Over or under 2.5-layer waterproof and breathable rain pants

Branded carry bag for the rain pants liner

Quality Metaluxe® YKK zippers

Lower side leg zippers allow detachment of leg bottoms without removing boots

EZ Hem system to modify the length

Relaxed tailored fit

Cool mesh airflow lining

Custom-fit detailing at the waist and bottom hem

Protection & Safety

Powertector™ Hex-Pro removable and adjustable knee pads

3M Scotchlite™ reflective details

Removable EVA compression foam at hips

Key Specs

Outer shell: polyester ripstop | PWR | shell 1000D | PWR | shell stretch

Insulation: detachable thermal liner

Waterproofing: detachable Hydratex® | G-liner

Breathability: detachable Hydratex® | G-liner

Composition: 98% Polyester, 2% Polyamide

Lining: 100% polyester

Thermal liner: 100% polyester (insulation 100% polyester)

Membrane: 100% polyurethane (tricot 100% polyamide)

Protection: Seeflex CE Level 2 protection at knees, SeeSmart CE Level 1 type B hip protection (RV33)

Visibility: laminated reflection on the calves

Fit: tour fit

Adjustability: adjustment strap at waist, adjustment tab at ankles, 3 position adjustable knee armor

Ventilation: VCS I zippers at upper legs

Features: B-lock button closure | calf zippers | grip panel at seat | short and long connection zipper | stretch

Pockets: slit pocket | waterproof stash pocket

Protection & Safety

1000D ripstop polyester shell allows for maximum abrasion resistance possible

Seeflex and SeeSmart armor is flexible for comfort, yet will take an impact without transferring the shock to the rider

Ventilation is on the top inside of the thighs, so that there are no weak points on the outside of the legs where abrasion is most likely to occur

Key Specs

D-Synth 350 fabric

Mesh fabric inserts

Removable liner with breathable waterproof D-Dry membrane

Liner in breathable and perforated sanitized fabric

Perforated fabric

Jacket-trousers fastening system

Calf zip

Waist adjustment

Microelastic elasticated inserts

2 pockets in front

Reflective inserts

Protection & Safety

Removable composite protectors certified to EN 1621.1 standard

Pro-Shape soft protectors certified to Standard EN 1621.1 on hips

Key Specs

Outer Shell: PWR shell stretch, PWR shell ripstop stretch, cowhide

Insulation: Detachable thermal liner

Waterproofing & Breathability: Waterproof

Composition: 45% Leather, 45% Polyester, 8% Polyamide, 2% Elastane

Lining: Mesh

Fit: touring, regular

Adjustability: Adjustment strap, adjustment tab

Ventilation: Air outlet, VCS Aquadefence, ventilation panels

Features: Safety stitching, adjustable protector pockets, cuff zipper, detachable storm collar, short and long connection zipper, soft edge collar, stretch, v-flap at cuff

Pockets: Internal pocket within the thermal liner, inner pockets, slit pockets

Protection & Safety

Seeflex CE level 2 protection at knee

Seesmart CE level 1 hip protection

Safety seams

Visibility: Laminated reflection

Key Specs

100% breathable windproof/waterproof Gore-Tex Pro 3-layer laminated to abrasion and tear resistant stretch polyamide shell fabric

Separate extra warm down pants with 85g filling (90/10 down/feather filling)

Ventilation on thighs

Two water resistant pockets outside with zippers

Adjustable waist belt

Waist closure with press button

Connecting zipper for jacket

Adjustable leg bottoms with zippers and hook and loop fastener tightening

Detachable Rukka Defence & Comfort braces

Rukka AirCushion system in seating area

Heat and abrasion resistant leather patches on inner knees and on seating area

Outlast lining

Rukka AirCushion system in seating area

Protection & Safety

Armacor reinforcements on knees and hips

Rukka D3O Air XTR hip and knee/shin protectors, CE Norm EN 1621-1 2012 Level 2

Heat and abrasion resistant leather patches on inner side of knees and on seating area

Abrasion and tear resistant Gore-Tex Pro 3-layer laminated Cordura shell fabric on inner shin area

Key Specs

Gore-Tex 3-Layer Pro Shell

Guaranteed to Keep You Dry™

Custom-Engineered Variable-Density Superfabric® on knees

Highly Abrasion Resistant 630d Karbonite™ Ripstop panels in key impact and wear areas

Optimized 400D and 200D fabric layouts in main body and medium abrasion areas

630D Cordura® twisted yarn on chest and cargo pockets

Leather on inner knees for grip/protection

3m™ Scotchlite™ reflective material

Biomotion recognition

YKK® Vislon® water resistant zippers

Ce AA rating certified to EN 17092-3

Protection & Safety

Klim Aero Pro D3o® CE Level 2 vented hip armor

Klim Aero Pro D3o® CE Level 2 vented adjustable knee armor

Limb- and side-specific pads for optimized coverage and stability during crashes