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  1. #1
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    Looking for pants

    I wear youth large or extra large since I am still growing. I wear regular jeans when I ride and it gets real hot, feels restricted. I wear long pants because I ride in the woods where there are a lot of ticks, had one crawling up my leg the other day. Another reason I prefer long pants is so I don't get sunburned just makes life easier for me.

    What would you recommend for pants during the summer? A lot of the ones I'm finding are for winter or are very expensive for me such as the fox pants for $90. I would spend a good amount on pants but nothing close to $100 for a pair.

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    Not sure what to offer you here. Downhill or moto pants are rarely cheap. How about something like a pair of Under armour compression tights under a pair of shorts? You can pick those up for around $30 and will hopefully be a little cooler than jeans. You can also treat the tights with Permethrin for added protection.

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    Search for closeout motocross pants you'll be able to find some very cheap, but as far as tick protection goes I think they're bad this year pulls 5 off my the day I left Pisgah, none had bitten me yet just check yourself after your ride

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    Yeah. I use permethrin on my riding and hiking apparel and DEET on exposed skin. Works well in keeping ticks off and mosquitoes from biting.
    Do the math.

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    Moto pants on sale likely

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