Lean Angle Jeans - Finally protective jeans I would wear!

Discussion in 'Vendors' started by Domiken, Apr 29, 2013.

  1. strikerjb007

    strikerjb007 n00b

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    I joined this site recently after the Lean Angle Jeans came up on the search for new gear. I have been looking for riding jeans for a very long time and I never bought a pair because they just looked weird. I typically ride in leathers and sometimes overpants.

    I have jeans that are low rise so low rise is not a problem. I do agree with others, a regular fit should be an option in the future. I have used the jeans for a week and a half now and I must say that I love them. At first, they felt weird but after an hour on the bike, I felt fine. I even picked up my bike from the shop the other day. My mechanic didn't even notice that I was wearing protective gear. I also got compliments from my girlfriend. Removing the armor can can a bit difficult at times but I don't think it's anything a visit to the restroom can't fix.. :D

    Other than that, I worn them on a few 85-90 degree weather and they felt comfortable while moving. Once I stopped and walked around, it was definitely cooler than my leathers and probably as hot as wearing regular jeans at those temperatures. Maybe it was better since you have the other fabric touching your skin as opposed to denim.

    They are true to size. I wear 30x30 and I ordered 30x32. If you wear your jeans loose, then order a size higher. I really like the fact that they do stretch in key areas. They are heavier than regular jeans but that is expected and not a big deal.

    Would I wear these jeans to work daily? Probably but I don't ride daily. For me, it will serve as my hang out gear. Many times, I am riding and people want to meet up at a restaurant or bar(I don't drink and ride but I still meet) and I hate to show up looking like I have 2 pairs of pants or looking like a power ranger.

    Great customer service and great product. I highly recommend them.

    PS: if there are changes in the future, I will probably get another pair. I really like them. :clap
  2. thistle66

    thistle66 Been here awhile

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    Still holding out for black.
  3. The Blue Rider

    The Blue Rider Adventurer

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    Yes I wear Alpinestars SMX-5s, usually boot over jeans, then 1-piece over jeans and boots. Of course with suit off (like at work), the jeans come out of the boots.

    I measured my comfy jeans using the above method and came up with a waist value of 42 (2x 21). Also, the length of the inner leg seam of the jeans, from center of the crotch to the end of the cuff, is 28" (I don't know if that's helpful.)

    So would 42x32 be the recommended size to order? I have a Klim jacket coming in Friday and I'd like to test these in combination, it sounds like exactly what I need.
  4. Domiken

    Domiken Been here awhile

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    Yes, I would recommend the 42x32.
  5. The Blue Rider

    The Blue Rider Adventurer

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    Cool - order placed just now!
  6. CreatureCore

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    I dont suppose you have an inventory over in manhattan do you? I see the website has the company address in FL but your location is in manhattan. Be cool to see the pants in person if possible.
  7. Domiken

    Domiken Been here awhile

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    :d Thanks, You will get them very soon

    We do not, I have a small number with me, ill shoot you and PM and see if we can work something out.
  8. Majabine

    Majabine n00b

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    I am really interested in these jeans. How does the fit compare to Levi 501 jeans?
  9. The Blue Rider

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    Got 'em. They are a fabulous product - surprisingly soft and comfy! - except, unsurprisingly, the 32" are about 2-3" too long. I really do have stumpy legs (and I wasn't kidding about the 28" inseam on my regular jeans!). So, I'll be returning them shortly and keeping an eye out for availability of 42x30.

    We, the inseam-challenged really are out there. I know of at least one other person looking at these who would buy a pair if there was 30" leg available. So, there's two guaranteed sales! :D
  10. kingby

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    The"inseam challenged" at least have the option of hemming pants. Us longer legged folk have a tougher time with finding the pant leg stretcher :)

    Try hemming???
  11. Domiken

    Domiken Been here awhile

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    They are very similar in terms of fit, but our jeans are blended with spandex so they stretch (helps when moving on the bike) and they have a semi boot cut to aid when wearing motorcycle boots.

    Sounds good, glad you got to try them out. I will reach out to you once we stock the 30 inseam. :1drink
  12. hobbit123

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    I'm interested in getting a pair. Any chance you've extended the May discount offer or are offering a discount for advrider members?
  13. Domiken

    Domiken Been here awhile

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    Thanks for your interest. At the moment we are not offering any discounts.
  14. Domiken

    Domiken Been here awhile

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    Feel free to PM me for October deals.
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    wjpjump Been here awhile

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    Indeed please let me /us know of any upcoming deals/and or discounts.
    Looks like a great product !
  16. Hollyr

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    Interested in the women's version when available. High rise please, and of course short inseam.
  17. Domiken

    Domiken Been here awhile

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    I will notify once we have them completed
  18. CreatureCore

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    Out of curiosity ever thought about using the same material to make a 3/4 length touring jacket? I know if i could get a level 2 certified jacket for around 400 with good venting (bicep, armpit, chest, and 2 exhaust vents) and forcefield armor i would be all over it. A goretex paclite shell can be had for 150 new or buy used for half that off ebay, so i honestly see no need to worry about the waterproofing bit which would just add to the price. Plus a windproof fleece to go under it can also be had for cheap via ebay or new from north face for 150 or can buy cheaper brands for half that. There simply isnt a decently priced level 2 certified jacket on the market. I think there could be a good market for it.
  19. Domiken

    Domiken Been here awhile

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    Thanks for the words, we are currently just focusing on garments for the lower part of the body, but we could see ourselves entering that space in the future. Cheers.
  20. The Killstar

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    I would just like to chime in that I have put about 2000 miles on my pair of Lean Angles. I first got them in the summer and they were BORDERLINE too hot for all day summer riding (in central Texas, I don't think they make a pant that can do Texas heat for long.)

    This October I wore them from Austin, TX to Birmingham, AL for the Barber Vintage Fest. I was a little apprehensive about breaking them in on a long ride, but risked it, and they came through beautifully. I rode in 90+ heat, chilly nights, and a punishing rainstorm and they came through like a charm. I was particularly impressed with how they handled being soaked.

    ONE minor niggle, the button fastener seems to be coming loose. It hasn't come out, but it has pulled through the jean on the inside of the waste. A wider rivet on the inside of the button might be needed. 50 cent fix that hasn't detracted from my use or enjoyment of the pants.