At only $99 the Motonation Cappra Vented Textile Pants are an outstanding option for hot weather riding pants. Most other options are in the $150- $200 range such as the Cortech Sequoia XC Air which Revzilla offers at a regular price of $179.99.
The Motonation Cappra Vented Textile Pants
Features Starting from the Top…
The comfort level of these pants was not at all what I was expecting. It was a very pleasant surprise as was just about everything regarding the fit of these pants. Starting from the top, the waist is sized very true to the numbers. There is an elastic insert on each side of the waistband that can stretch to add a total of 4 inches to the waistband making them pretty flexible. But without stretching the panel the medium fit my 32-inch waist very well. I had never tried on a pair of Mononation pants but by following the sizing guide in the catalog I got exactly what I needed
The closures on the waist of these pants far exceeded my expectations. The heavy-duty YKK zipper is very durable and easy to use even when wearing gloves thanks to the rubberized tabs on the zipper pulls. The ¾ inch wide strip of hook and loop closure keeps the weatherproof flap closed to protect the zipper and keep out any rain. And the dual metal hooks instead of what looks like two snaps is an awesome idea. The hooks are easy to secure and are made from a very heavy gauge metal. There is no chance of leaning forward and having the hooks pop open the way a snap can when there is pressure placed on it from the inside of a waistband.
The two hook and loop adjustment tabs at the waist are about 1.5 …read more