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so1102
Anyone have any riding pant recommendations to help me survive the extreme Phoenix heat?  I already have a mesh jacket, gloves and boots, and I also use Bohn mesh underwear armor under regular jeans, but I was looking for something perhaps a bit cooler to wear on my commute.  Something with an optional liner would be ideal as I could wear these in our frigid winters too (it sometimes gets down to 50 during the day time! 8-) )
 
I'm not a small guy at 250 -- I wear a 38x32 levi's jean

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crazycracka501
I actually wear composite material riding pants. They have an optional liner and are mesh vented much like your jacket. There are many brands and types out there but I am a Scorpion brand man. I burnt my old riding pants and will buy a pair of new Scorpion pants here soon.
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Cruizin
I wear draggins Kevlar jeans, they have pretty thick kevlar and my legs get hot, but small price to pay if ya wipe out.

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mjesenovec
I recently bought a pair of Duluth Trading Firehose work pants. Very abrasion resistant without being overly thick or heavy. Croch gusset for bending/moving, super comfy. I read about people using them for riding on other forums, so I figured I'd try a pair. Reading random reviews online...they seem pretty dang tough, riding or otherwise. Plus, for $50 instead of $100+ I figured it'd be a good starter pant to try.
 
Looks like they even have a "summer" version blended with polyster for hot temps, but you still get the firehose canvas material.
 
http://www.duluthtrading.com/store/product/mens-cooldry-fire-hose-summer-work-pants-95115.aspx
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hobbs
Just a friendly reminder, that polyester in the blend is likely going to melt as your ass slides across the pavement. Things get real hot, real quick in such a scenario. I guess worse things could happen though.
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mjesenovec
I doubt a blend with thick cotton canvas would cause any issues with melting, but who knows. If you want to avoid the polyster, they have the original firehose pants, and their DuluthFlex firehose pants, which are a bit thinner and have a little more stretch in them.

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hobbs
I never rolled down the road, but I was doing a lot of welding in pants I -thought- were 100% cotton. Turns out it was a bit of a blend.
 
Long story short, a little slag fell on my thigh. I was able to brush it away before it burned entirely through but had to check myself out anyway. A quarter sized chunk of burnt skin came off along with my pantaloons. Something that should not have happened with pure cotton.
 
YMMV, I just think it would be terrible to endure if something similar happened after a good tango with the tarmac.
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grahamfz07
I have a pair of Textile joe rocket alter ego pants with a removable liner, and zippers to expose some mesh areas. I made it through our summer here with them being pretty comfortable, although your weather is a little warmer I imagine

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so1102
I have a pair of Textile joe rocket alter ego pants with a removable liner, and zippers to expose some mesh areas. I made it through our summer here with them being pretty comfortable, although your weather is a little warmer I imagine
I don't know -- does it stay above 110 for two months in Vancouver, only dropping to the low 100's in the wee hours?  :)
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Allan
Move to Buffalo, NY and you'll never need to buy a hot weather pant again. :)

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motomeek
I think there's always going to be a give/take when it comes to protection and what will be cooler (temp-wise) to wear.
So in the end, it's what you personally want that gets priority.
 
There's the knee/shin guard route that can go over a pair of pants.
 
Or you could always just go bare ass... 8-)
 
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Beemer
I have a pair of Textile joe rocket alter ego pants with a removable liner, and zippers to expose some mesh areas. I made it through our summer here with them being pretty comfortable, although your weather is a little warmer I imagine
I don't know -- does it stay above 110 for two months in Vancouver, only dropping to the low 100's in the wee hours?  :)
I know this thread has been up awhile but I don't see where you found a solution so here it goes. It's hot enough in Fl. so I can't imagine how you must feel riding in a desert. I bought these mesh pants (were cheap) awhile back but they were too big, so I returned them. I never re-ordered so I can't really speak for how well they worked in the heat but i can say they weren't polyester and they did have some abrasive quality to them. They did feel heavy, like mesh jacket does but they have to be cooler than regular jeans. IDK, you would have to try them out to see for yourself if they work well in hellish heat. I just bought some Bohn under armor yesterday for the legs myself and wore them under regular jeans. Although they are made with the mesh material the mostly solid material (the armor) makes the legs heat up and sweat some, maybe a degree or two hotter so it's no big deal. My guess is although they're black (which absorbs heat) the mesh will bring some airflow that jeans can't. good luck! 
 
https://www.amazon.com/Firstgear-515242-Motorcycle-Riding-Pants/dp/B00440ZYDA/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1470321908&sr=8-3&keywords=mesh+motorcycle+pants

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so1102
I actually bought a couple of different pairs of mesh pants (in white), and for extra protection I wear my Bohn bodyarmor underneath. Tons of airflow.
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Simbadc650
bootyless chaps, awesome airflow!
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Beemer
I actually bought a couple of different pairs of mesh pants (in white), and for extra protection I wear my Bohn bodyarmor underneath. Tons of airflow.
Excellent! Do you have a link to the white ones?  
*UPDATE: these are the only white ones that I've found so far that I like. Do they look as good as yours? They do have a removable liner, check the specs.
 
 
https://www.amazon.com/SEDICI-Arturo-Mesh-Motorcycle-Pants/dp/B00IPYR0Z6/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1470326788&sr=8-4&keywords=mesh+motorcycle+pants
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