I had been researching inexpensive pants options when someone I know crashed (getting serious road rash). A couple days later, I happened across some Olympia airglide 2 overpants
in my size at my local bike shop. Tried them on and they were comfortable, so (despite not being religious) I took that as a sign that I should stop riding in only jeans and (despite being a cheap [email protected]
) I shelled out $190 for them.
They're well worth it. In cold temps, the waterproof/windproof/insulated liner is plenty warm. In moderate temps, I wear the breathable/armored/mesh layer over jeans. If it's really hot, I can wear the mesh layer over shorts. They're comfortable (I've worn them all day), but are also easy to get off/on.