Mainly lower Michigan, rivers, trails
I've never worn them in a down pour, but I have worn them when it's wet out and they seemed to repel water. They do have a nice coating on them, so I would think they are "water resistant".
I bought these to wear while riding in cold weather here in Michigan. They fit nicely, and certainly help to keep me warm when the temps are under 40 degree. The white pants get dirty instantly, but oh well, I can live with that.
When I opened up the box & looked at this, I thought there was no way this would fit me. Well, once I tried it one, I couldn't believe how well this fit and how comfortable it is to ride with. I've used it maybe 6-7 times now and I'm very happy with it. I've been lucky so far not to crashed to test it out, but fit wise, this thing is nice.
Bought this instead of an Under Armour shirt and while it does not have they skin tight fit of an Under Armour turtleneck, this thing is warm! I noticed it right away after I put it on. I wore this under a sweatshirt out on an ice rink for a couple of hours & it did it's job. Very nice shirt.
Replaced my Shimano HG cassette with this. Only rode it one time, but everything was nice & precise. Guess it was time for a new cassette. Plus the red looks pretty good on my bike.
This jacket does a nice job of keeping the wind & rain away. The jacket in itself is not very warm, but if you have the right layers on underneath, it works fine. I'm 5'9, 174 & I ordered a large. It fits great & I can even wear it over a pair of elbow pads. The jacket has a decent amount of pockets for storage as well.
I've got about six rides in so far with these grips. I love them. Never have any slippage with these, though I'd recommend wearing full finger gloves to keep your hands/fingers from getting tore up.
This is the same thing I wrote about the Launch Knee/Shin guards - these are great pads for XC riding. When you first put them on, you may think they will be a bit restrictive, but once you start riding, you completely forget you have them on. They do not slide around at all. I bought these in part because I thought they would be cooler then my old pads and after riding in 90+ degree weather a couple of times, I can say they are definitely cooler than my old pads.
I have to agree with a previous review - these are great pads for XC riding. When you first put them on, you may think they will be a bit restrictive, but once you start riding, you completely forget you have them on. They do not slide around at all. I bought these in part because I thought they would be cooler then my old pads and after riding in 90+ degree weather a couple of times, I can say they are definitely cooler than my old pads. Highly recommend them. I'm 5'9, 174 and the S/M fit me great.
I just got these about two weeks ago & I absolutely love them. Very warm & comfortable. I've been plunging around in knee deep snow & these boots keep out all the snow.
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