Specifically developed for high aerobic activities, HydroFoil™ Plus combines a lightweight ripstop nylon shell with a composite membrane that is completely waterproof, totally windproof and extremely breathable. The outer fabric is the latest new-generation Pertex® Shield+ membrane. It is more than twice as breathable as most other quality waterproof-breathable fabrics, and has a small amount of stretch allowing a closer fit. The outer fabric is treated with a durable water repellent finish that encourages rain to bead up and roll off, while there is a lightweight tricot mesh on the inside for greater durability and improved moisture dispersion.
▹ More than Kiwi Made
▹ Why 3/4 instead of full-length over trou?
We've extensively tested both full length and 3/4 waterproof pants over the years. In our experience 3/4's provide the best trade-off between functionality and performance.
Really enjoying my Helter Skelters. Perfect for those commutes to work and then it fines up for the trip home. Light and compact enough for the back pocket at a push. Matches perfectly with my Storm Trooper top. They'd get 5 starts if they were a bit cheaper.
Just the job. I love big back country rides & these are great .Long enough to cover & keep the knees warm & dry . Don't even notice they are on
Just bought these for my daily commute, but took them for a test drive this morning on the hill on a typical Wellington winters day. Worth their weight in gold!!
Worn these twice on mountain bike. Great fit off the bike, feel comfortable. Unfortunately, the rear waistband of the pants slips down every time I move off the saddle, which is alot on MTB. Feels uncomfortable and constantly pulling them back up. Wouldn't recommend them for this reason. Better if they had press studs to attach them to inner knicks as I have seen on other products. Disappointed as they were not cheap.
Hi Helen. Thanks for your review. Your Helter Skelters should not be slipping down. It sounds to us like you have the wrong size. It would be good if you could fire firstname.lastname@example.org an email with your measurements. Kind regards, Ernie
Best dam pants for wet day bike commuting! Never have I had a dry butt after a big rain as good as with the helter skelters. The short leg ventilation also stops the ol steam butt Barth on a long hard work out.