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Old 06-12-2013, 04:42 PM   #16
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I recently swallowed hard and opened the wallet for some Traverse gear. My thinking was - the A$ is tanking and soon this stuff will be even more expensive. I don't like mucking around with different liners either.

With only a few outings of use, so FWIW I think the pants are really good. They are lightweight so you can wear another layer underneath to keep you warm without feeling overly bulky. They keep the wind out and help that way, but when it's cold I just wear thermals underneath & I'm toasty. The pants performed really well during a ride with a few hours of constant rain & kept it all out. It's the 1st time I've ridden in that much rain & stayed completely dry (except for my neck).

As far as when it gets hotter - I don't know yet. If the ventilation works, then it's only going to work when you're standing and really moving I reckon, judging from the location of the vents/zips. Velcro cuffs make boot access easy and they fit around my mx boots.

I'm usually a 36" waist but got the 34" and it fits perfectly. I can just squeeze them over some tracky daks and still talk the same (no hip armour). Warm wash & chuck them in the dryer, so the instructions say. Easy.

The jacket works - except for the soft collar (nice) that seems too big & gets wet (not so nice).
Thats great! I was wondering if I could still talk the same once the pants are over my tracky daks.


The Traverse pants were 100% waterproof on a swamping raining trailride I did,good stuff.
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Old 06-12-2013, 05:58 PM   #17
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I have a pair of Mojave pants and they vent quite well , on my recent desert sojourn I was quite comfortable ( early May ) with my skins compression pants underneath , however last weekend I went for a ride locally with Mudrat and when the fog cover was full on I could feel the cold creeping in so am looking at the Traverse pants myself for winter use .

I crash tested the Latitude jacket Mojave pants combo on my Desert trip and can give them the thumbs up , 90 kph on a hard clay surface and not a mark on me or the gear , great performance for my money !
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Old 06-12-2013, 08:48 PM   #18
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Go the Traverse, I have a set, wore them in NZ this year, they are relatively water proof and stand up to a bit of punishment.
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Old 06-12-2013, 09:12 PM   #19
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Ordered the Latitude pants, will see how they go. Thanks for the feedback.
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Old 06-12-2013, 11:54 PM   #20
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Ordered the Latitude pants, will see how they go. Thanks for the feedback.
Provided you got your sizing right you will not regret that decision .
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Old 06-13-2013, 05:30 AM   #21
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Have you given any consideration to the badlands pants,expensive but I love mine plenty of vents and 100 percent waterproof.
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Old 06-13-2013, 05:38 PM   #22
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Had to set myself a limit price wise somewhere, so went for the latitude. Ordered 11 am yesterday from Adventure Moto in Sydney, got them at 10.30 this morning in Melb. Great service, they even fit, which is even better.
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Old 06-13-2013, 06:26 PM   #23
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Were they true to your normal size Squizzy ?
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Old 06-13-2013, 06:34 PM   #24
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I have the traverse pants in 36" and I normally wear 36" Levi's.

With the pants and armor (knee & hip) I can still comfortably wear jeans underneath.
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Old 06-13-2013, 06:48 PM   #25
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No, they seem to be one size smaller. I normally have 36, but these are 34. I already had the Dakar pants, which I originally got in a 38. I was able to use them as a tent when camping! Was able to change till I got the right size. Bit of a hassle, but I think worth it.
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Old 06-14-2013, 01:31 AM   #26
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Can anyone tell which pant is best for which situation, the web site is fairly vague on this?
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Old 06-14-2013, 01:59 AM   #27
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Were they true to your normal size Squizzy ?
They tend to be rather big in most cases.
It's a pretty loose 36" Traverse versus a tight-ish-when-new 36" jeans.
Being a generous cut in the leg, there's plenty of room for tracky-daks/thermals etc. underneath, but thanks God for that belt.
On my "slim" days I'd be making VERY small steps...
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Old 06-14-2013, 03:53 AM   #28
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How much are these Klim Traverse pants?
Has anyone compared them to the Rukka Cosmo pants?

Recently bought Rukka cosmos Gloves, Very happy although i should have gone for the
size12s not 11s ( Use RST 11s) for summer.
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Old 06-14-2013, 05:00 AM   #29
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Can anyone tell which pant is best for which situation, the web site is fairly vague on this?
Dakar - KLR

Traverse - Husky Terra

Latitude - Super Ten

Badlands - KTM 1190

Adventure - 1200GS WC
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Old 06-14-2013, 07:13 AM   #30
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Climatic condition!

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Dakar - KLR

Traverse - Husky Terra

Latitude - Super Ten

Badlands - KTM 1190

Adventure - 1200GS WC
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