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Warm air going up leg

Has anyone had riding pants on ..and on the freeway had warm (hot) air go up there leg when using the kury longhorn highway pegs? I actually do get warmer and was wondering what people do to combat it. I have tried the leg blouses used in by the military which seem to work to keep the pant leg end tight. Any other ideas? Just curious. Its just something else to strap down when prelaunching...

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Just wait till it gets winter time. No more hot air up the pant leg then.

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All my "riding pants" have velcro straps to cinch the bottom tighter to the leg. (Important as you do not want the pant riding up in fall)

If your pants lack this feature, or do not allow you to tighten the bottom as much as you would like, a quick trip to a fabric store for some 1" wide velcro, some nylon thread and a needle can solve this issue forever.

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I use the mineature bungy straps, walmart has them.

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All my "riding pants" have velcro straps to cinch the bottom tighter to the leg. (Important as you do not want the pant riding up in fall)

If your pants lack this feature, or do not allow you to tighten the bottom as much as you would like, a quick trip to a fabric store for some 1" wide velcro, some nylon thread and a needle can solve this issue forever.

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You can even fore go the needle and thread and get the double-sided velcro roll that sticks to itself available at Home Depot. Cut to fit and you have a handy pants cinch.

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It's still better than a warm feeling running down your legs,before the next rest stop.




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