Alpinestars Express Drystar Over Pants have a nylon outer construction and an interior Drystar waterproof membrane. Breathable and including a thermal liner for warmth, the Alpinestars Express Drystar Over Pants can be configured for many types of weather and also has onboard armor for impact protection.
450 Denier fabrics with PU coating main construction with reinforcement material on knees and seat areas
Pre-curved leg construction
Waterproof and breathable Drystar® membrane
Removable thermal liner
Reflective piping for night-time visibility
CE certified knee protectors
Waist connection zipper allows attachment to selected Alpinestars leather and textile jackets
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Waterproof Not so much. - Nick
Recommended by Reviewer: No
Pros: Comfortable, zip into most Alpinestars jackets to make complete suit.
Cons: Drystar is not Goretex, and these are not waterproof.
What Drystar will do is keep you mostly dry in light rain conditions, but if you're a touring rider and you're going to be passing through some actual real rain, then you'll still need a rainsuit with this kit. It isn't waterproof despite what the advertising claims. What ends up happening is water saturates the fabric and eventually has no real trouble getting through the membrane, leaving your clothing underneat soaked.What I do like is that they fit well and the are comfortable for minor inclement weather, on hotter days I usually wear shorts underneath.Overall, I own these because I got them for a steal, I would never buy them again, and now that I'm doing a lot more serious long distance riding I'm going to invest in better gear.