It’s an uncomfortable truth, but when you finally do run out of luck and take a tumble, your buttocks are often the first thing to break your fall and your speed on the road. Many bikers will tell you that having skin on your behind is much preferable to having a skinned behind, and it’s probably not the best idea to personally find out if they’re right or not.
So I’ve listed some of the most popular protective pants on this page. You’ll notice that I haven’t included either chaps or bike jeans here, mostly because I feel that they shouldn’t be grouped together. Yes, the jeans are both protective and pants, but they haven’t been designed to be bike pants first, and are not the same thing.
So, without further ado, let’s check out some ways to keep your bottom skin attached.