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Old 04-04-2014, 08:46 AM   #1
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In or out?

Do you tuck your pant legs into your touring/offroad boots?

I started doing it because the straps on the new boots got snagged when I got on and off the bike making it even more awkward.

Wife thinks it looks a little too "Stormtrooper".

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Old 04-04-2014, 09:18 AM   #2
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Depends on what pant/boot combo I'm wearing at the time. My road leathers are designed to tuck into the boot, and my road boots have enough room for it, so when I'm wearing those, that's what I do. Otherwise, I don't.

On a more practical note, tucking your pants into your boots lets any rain or water run right down your pant leg, to collect in your boot.
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Old 04-04-2014, 09:24 AM   #3
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On road/track with leathers-in. Off road with MX boots-in. Everyday street riding-out.
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Old 04-04-2014, 10:26 AM   #4
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Out on my First Gear riding pants but in on the Kevlar jeans because the legs are too tight to fit over the Sidi Rain tops.
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Old 04-04-2014, 11:10 AM   #5
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on the out side of my boots so rain water does not get in side.
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Old 04-04-2014, 11:24 AM   #6
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It never rains in Sunny California. =)
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Old 04-04-2014, 11:34 AM   #7
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What's up with these existential questions lately?!



It's not like you're asking something like "do I have to turn clockwise or counter-clockwise to undo my front wheel", which is a legit question.


Your question doesn't ask for a real answer since it's all a matter of preference.


To be fair, you asked for an "opinion" but still.






OK...I guess I only had a bad day, I dunno. Sorry for the little rant.
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Old 04-04-2014, 11:58 AM   #8
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on the out side of my boots so rain water does not get in side.
This
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Old 04-04-2014, 01:09 PM   #9
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Leathers inside, rain pants outside.

Textiles outside.

Wet feet = bad.
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Old 04-04-2014, 03:39 PM   #10
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Outside. I agree wet feet suck. I also think inside the boots looks :ymca
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Old 04-04-2014, 03:44 PM   #11
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Yup - outside the boots.
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Old 04-04-2014, 04:34 PM   #12
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Wife thinks it looks a little too "Stormtrooper".

Opinions?
Are you worried about making a fashion statement when riding? If not, do what offers the most practical benefit.

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Old 04-04-2014, 04:35 PM   #13
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Old 04-04-2014, 04:54 PM   #14
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What's up with these existential questions lately?!



It's not like you're asking something like "do I have to turn clockwise or counter-clockwise to undo my front wheel", which is a legit question.


Your question doesn't ask for a real answer since it's all a matter of preference.


To be fair, you asked for an "opinion" but still.






OK...I guess I only had a bad day, I dunno. Sorry for the little rant.

+1. some very weird questions popping up, like how do you get on your bike two up with gear?
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Old 04-04-2014, 04:55 PM   #15
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Dry-Tucked in the boot
Wet-Over the boot
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