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Old 07-22-11, 01:47 PM
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Old 07-22-11, 01:55 PM
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Originally Posted by vw addict View Post
You guys talk about jeans like girls talk about purses or shoes. Please stop.
I'm wearing a pair of keds with 510's as I type this.

Originally Posted by redpear View Post
115 lb, 5'5". Kind of, although I think 510s fit closer to what you described.
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Old 07-22-11, 04:04 PM
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I have a pair of 559's, because I found them on sale for <$20 at Ross. Dress for less.
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Old 07-22-11, 04:54 PM
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levis suck for riding
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Old 07-22-11, 07:31 PM
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they look pretty techy and good in person....

and they make my ass look so big


that hatercat is awesomesauce

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Old 07-22-11, 09:31 PM
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I tried a pair on today. I like them. I will buy a pair eventually but I have no use for them right now.
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Old 07-22-11, 09:47 PM
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Where are people trying them on?
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Old 07-22-11, 09:55 PM
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Read title as "Levis Computer Jeans"

I'm thoroughly disappointed
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Old 07-22-11, 10:42 PM
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Originally Posted by TheBikeRollsOn View Post
Where are people trying them on?
They should be at any Levi's store and maybe some other Levi's carriers. I tried them on and they felt pretty nice, but not $78 nice.

Originally Posted by redpear View Post
115 lb, 5'5". Kind of, although I think 510s fit closer to what you described.
I'm 5'8" 120ish and I loves me some 510s. I'm actually glad that I can find pants nowadays that I don't feel like a clown in.
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Old 07-22-11, 11:09 PM
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Originally Posted by vw addict View Post
You guys talk about jeans like girls talk about purses or shoes. Please stop.
I resent this statement. The only purse I own is a Chrome hip pouch, and I have just two pairs of shoes. You talk about girls like my grandfather talks about minorities. (ie, stereotyping)

Anyways I'd probably get a pair if they offered a less baggy women's fit. It would be nice to go without a belt for quick grocery runs.
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Old 07-23-11, 12:24 AM
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Originally Posted by mashtofu View Post
Anyways I'd probably get a pair if they offered a less baggy women's fit. It would be nice to go without a belt for quick grocery runs.
No belt!?!?

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Old 07-23-11, 12:29 AM
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I'm glad a mainstream company is making a move in this direction but I don't want jeans if I can buy bike-specific pants. I do commute in jeans most days but riding feels much better when I go with my lighter cooler Swerve pants. Denim just isn't the best material for this
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Old 07-23-11, 01:38 AM
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Originally Posted by hairnet View Post
I'm glad a mainstream company is making a move in this direction but I don't want jeans if I can buy bike-specific pants. I do commute in jeans most days but riding feels much better when I go with my lighter cooler Swerve pants. Denim just isn't the best material for this
I agree that denim isn't the best material for cycling, however, I love denim because it looks awesome. Sure, I'm not going to wear them when I decide to go on a long bike ride just for fun, but if I'm going to class, to meet friends, etc, I don't want to show up wearing lycra or cycling knickers, because they look silly. Despite how my philosophies about bikes tend to be more practical minded (i.e. use a brake, drops with hoods, clipless, etc), I still like to look nice when I'm out doing things. So if these can let me show up for class when it's raining out and still be dry/not look like a tool in rain gear, then I'm in.
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Old 07-23-11, 01:51 AM
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Originally Posted by vw addict View Post
You guys talk about jeans like girls talk about purses or shoes. Please stop.
troll score: 10/10 !!!

and the correct response would have been: "Well, those are girls jeans anyways, so it makes sense"

just playin.. but seriously i'm not sure how that ulock holder would work out. I wear athletic shorts when i ride, which look fine when riding or not

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Old 07-23-11, 02:00 AM
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Originally Posted by frantik View Post
10/10 !!!

and the correct response would have been: "Well, those are girls jeans anyways, so it makes sense"

just playin.. but seriously i'm not sure how that ulock holder would work out. I wear athletic shorts when i ride, which look fine when riding or not
Wrong.

Also, if anyone seriously considers 511s skinny enough to be girl jeans, I feel sorry for how out of touch you are.
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Old 07-23-11, 10:21 AM
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Actually, I also agree with frantik, basketball/athletic shorts looks fine. It's when people start wearing their sesame street pj's when **** goes bad.
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Old 07-23-11, 02:33 PM
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I love pushing up the right leg of my pjs
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Old 07-23-11, 02:48 PM
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Originally Posted by TheBikeRollsOn View Post
Wrong.

Also, if anyone seriously considers 511s skinny enough to be girl jeans, I feel sorry for how out of touch you are.

you completely missed the joke, but your post was even funnier...
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Old 07-23-11, 03:24 PM
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im 6'5, 190lbs, and i swear by levi 510's and krew kskinny or older chad muska's. krew makes a bunch of their denim with stretch, and offer some slim styles for my slim legs.
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Originally Posted by just dank View Post
im 6'5, 190lbs, and i swear by levi 510's and krew kskinny or older chad muska's. krew makes a bunch of their denim with stretch, and offer some slim styles for my slim legs.
How on earth do you fit into a 34 inseam? I'm 6'7 and 36 goes half way up my shins if I sit down.
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Originally Posted by frantik View Post
which look fine when riding or not
track shorts do not. oh god no.
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Old 07-23-11, 06:04 PM
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Originally Posted by xkillemallx16 View Post
track shorts do not. oh god no.
i'm talking more along the lines of basketball shorts

they are fine for everyday wear.. some people might think they are too casual, or not their style obviously, but they can be worn in public without anyone looking at you funny
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Old 07-23-11, 09:24 PM
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They also have them in khaki, which I think could be cool.

Originally Posted by carleton View Post
This is obviously the fatal flaw in all of this.

The target market (meaning: slim, 20-something, inner-city dwelling, cycling, males who would actually wear this) can/will not spend $78 on a pair of jeans. Some will, but most won't.

If they were $35 they would probably fly off the shelves and people would own multiple pair.

I wear Levis 501 (non shrink-to-fit) exclusively. I will never pay the $60 MSRP for a pair. I wait for sales when they are around $35. I own about 7 pair (not counting those that I've retired).


EDIT:

"A" for effort. I'm glad that there are new products for cyclists. Especially from non-cycling companies. If they can figure out a way to lower the cost they will sell better. But, all of the technology and materials probably prevent that from happening. Cool project, though. And yeah. Low-rise probably isn't the best idea.
I'm not sure I agree. I think a lot of those twentysomething males (including myself) will happily pay for higher-quality denim, and really, $78 for a pair of jeans isn't THAT much, especially if they last a long time. The designer denim craze of the past few years is a testament to that, I think.
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Old 07-23-11, 10:08 PM
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Those jeans look great

Levis are the best jeans to buy period.

I'd gladly take a pair of Levis over diesel/true religion/$500 bedazzaled denim anyday
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Old 07-23-11, 10:22 PM
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**** anything but levis or volcom.

or swrve or outlier.
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