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I just wanted to give a little feedback regarding my K7 jeans men’s blue denim. They’ve arrived yesterday morning and I immediately went for a ride. First, I am impressed by the really (!) fast as well as free delivery which was quite unexpected since I occasionally order stuff from Germany and companies over there take ages to deliver the order (and also charge quite the fee for sending the parcel to a neighbouring country...), so +1 for that!

I am thoroughly impressed by the quality of the K7 jeans and they fulfilled my expectations to the fullest. They are comfortable to wear (even with the pro armour), the size descriptions you give on your site match the product perfectly and they are very comfortable even when not riding. The quality of the stitching looks impressive, both the stitches in the denim as well as the ones holding the K-tech para-aramid lining in place. I also like the fact that the pockets have a considerable size in order to fit anything from a cell phone to a wallet and even more in there.

The main reason I ordered such a pair was to have protective gear that I could also wear when going to the bar or when visiting places off of the bike and, again, I could not be happier with the brand choice I have made. At 30°C outside temperature, I sweated a lot less than in my nylon protective gear. I enjoy supporting small businesses and given the service you offer for a more than competitive price, I would have to rate the jeans as well as the transaction as a whole with a solid 10 out of 10! Thank you!

I just wanted to let you know that I received my K7 Hood Jeans, along with the D30 hip and knee armour, today. Considering I live in California, USA, and I ordered these two days ago, I'm astounded that they arrived so soon. The jeans themselves are spot on in fit and quality. I've been searching for literally years for the perfect pair of riding pants and I've finally found them! They are comfortable, look like regular jeans (actually better looking than regular jeans) even with the armour in them, and are trimmed to the right length. Truly a top quality product.

Your staff was a pleasure to deal with when I made inquiries about your products. I will be spreading the word to my riding community and most certainly will be doing business with you in the future. Thank you for making a terrific product and for following it up with excellent service.

G’day. I live in Adelaide, South Australia. I am literally gob smacked! I ordered 2 pairs of your magnificently fitting jeans (K7’s and B15’s) 7 days ago and they landed on my door step this afternoon! It takes longer for me to receive items from a capital city in my own country!!!

Not only was I delighted with the delivery speed (which, amazingly, is free), but the cut, fit, and comfort of the jeans was something I have been trying to find in riding apparel for many years. The mate who recommended them to me swears by his, and now I know why.

Hopefully, I don’t have to test out their safety aspects, but I will now ride with the peace of mind that I am protected by the right materials. Cannot thank you enough, and will do my utmost to promote your product to my riding mates and Forumites. Again, thank you for your amazing service and product.

Today I have received the order and the jeans are...... fantastic! Purchasing online for the first time from an unknown supplier always entails some risk, but you have exceeded my expectations in terms of quality of the product, customer service and timing of the delivery. You can quote me if you wish. Kind regards.

I was in a fairly serious motorbike accident on Thursday where a car pulled out on me at the last minute meaning I instantly hit it at about 30mph, doing quite an impressive flip.

Thanks to my Hood K7 Jeans I still have my legs intact, albeit very banged up at the moment, but that’s to be expected. I know that is why I bought my gear but I’ve felt an overwhelming need to thank everyone for it because I think it genuinely saved my life, if not the use of some of my limbs. Attached are a couple of pictures, the one in the ambulance is just after I very loudly protested against them cutting my jeans off to check my legs! - Proud owner of intact legs thanks to Hood K7 jeans

Hi, I just wanted to thank you for making such an excellent product. This week I crashed losing the front end on a roundabout at 40mph, I was taken to hospital and sadly the paramedics cut the leg to check my knee and hip. I came away with all my skin intact and the hip armour almost certainly prevented me braking my hip (I have a nasty bruise), the bike hit my knee which hurts but again minimal damage really.

The paramedics were really impressed at how well everything held up, and so am I. I've attached some pictures, for context I've attached what used to be my bar end mirror so you can see how much abrasion they encountered. Thanks again.

In June 2017 I toured Northern Italy on a Lambretta for three weeks. On the way home the scooter had a mechanical failure which resulted in me coming off at 70 mph on a German autobahn. I slid on my backside for some distance before coming to a stop and was taken to hospital for observation of suspected internal injuries.

The denim on my Hood Jeans had been ripped in numerous places but the K-tech para-aramid and D30 armour saved me from any injury. The doctors were mystified as to how I only received a grazed elbow in the accident but I have no doubt the Hood Jeans I was wearing played a major part in my protection.

I replaced the Jeans as soon as I returned to the UK and never ride without them on.

Hi - just wanted to say how pleased I am with the Cargo Jeans in black D30 armour. I bought them about 4 weeks ago prior to a trip to the French Alps in some fairly hot weather. Just got back and thought I would let you know that the fit is great, very comfortable to wear both on and off the bike when walking around and fine in the hot conditions. The pockets are really nice and deep with the security of Velcro on the side and back so you know you’re not going to lose anything.

Thankfully didn’t need to test the crash resistance, but felt way more confident than had I been wearing only jeans in that heat! I would have cooked in my leathers!

On the move I could feel the cooling air movement through the fabric so can attest to their breathability and love the way I can wear them outside my bike boots for extra ventilation or tucked inside during rain etc.

Thanks again for a great product and very good, polite and friendly service when I phoned up - well done and be sure of my recommendation to my friends.

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Thank you to Hood jeans! You literally saved my skin! Not a scratch!

I have been looking for a pair of riding jeans & had read a ton of blogs and biker mag reviews and your jeans kept receiving the highest accolades.

I ordered a pair of your K7 jeans with the D30 knee & hip protectors at the beginning of the week and they arrived yesterday. I live in Normandy so already the speed of delivery impressed me but it doesn't stop there.

They say the proof is in the cooking and I rode for 4 hours yesterday afternoon incidentally, the average temperature was 30C. I was blown away by the quality of the cut and fabric (they fit better than my 501's), the comfort - I never felt hot or noticed the protectors and they look like a normal pair of jeans not the bulky attire usually associated with protective biker gear.

You have a fantastic product which I will recommend to all my other biker buddies.

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I visited you and bought a pair of jeans back in May. I just wanted you to know that while on tour in Spain last week, I dropped my Triumph Explorer at about 20 MPH, breaking my ankle and arm in the process. I had no road rash at all and the jeans were completely undamaged. Sadly, the medical team had to cut them off me but I managed to save the armour!

Fantastic protection and I am happy for you to use this email as a Commendation of the quality.

Just wanted to say a big thanks for the K7's, delivered yesterday - 7 days to regional South Australia is bloody amazing!

They look, feel and fit like a really tough pair of jeans. Waist size same as my Levis was spot on too. The knee armour gives me that extra bit of reassurance and no ugly seams across the thigh and calf.

Fantastic! I've already recommended them to others.

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I crash tested my HOOD JEANS whilst trying to learn to wheelie. Obviously we were practicing on private land, with the owner’s permission. Well as you can see, my jeans stood up to my lack of talent far better that my bike did. This was approximately at 40 mph.

My jeans performed extremely well in their confrontation for the tarmac, and just tore the fabric. The K-tech Para-aramid lining was totally un-marked and did its job 100%.

I always wondered how effective they would be in an accident, now I know and am so pleased I purchased these jeans rather than any other make. When I need new ones, there is NO doubt where I will be getting them from. The customer service was top class too, and to top it all, it is a British company

Thank you to all at HOOD JEANS... 10/10

I’ve been wearing my Hood Jeans since 2007. Last autumn I put them to the ultimate test when a stolen car pulled out in front of me. His front bumper grazed the front folk leg, mangled the exhaust pipe and clobbered my right shin before flipping me over the bonnet.

I think the main impact was to my right boot but the knee armour in the Jeans was very effective in protecting my knees from the initial impact and subsequent excursion over the bonnet.

Just a quick email to say thank you for the quality of the jeans. I had a 40 mph fall this morning, followed by a long slide down the road. Thanks to the jeans, although I’m a bit bashed and sore, all I have to show for it is a few minor knee abrasions. I hate to think what state I would have been in if I had worn normal jeans!

Excellent product as advertised and I would highly recommend to anyone without hesitation.

Great buying experience! I am very pleased with the product received and the speedy delivery. This is my second pair. I lost weight and wanted to get another as I liked them completely.

Thank you very much!

The Jeans arrived yesterday and I cannot thank you enough. They fit like real jeans unlike some of your competitors.

I am blown away by the quality and I will be recommending these locally.

Just a short mail to say how impressed I am with the cargo jean my wife purchased recently for me from your company. They are superbly made & the fit is just right, the armour is unobtrusive to the fit & style of the jeans.

Needless to say I would not hesitate to purchase from you again or recommend your company. Pleased to support British industry in a small way.

I bought a pair of Hood Jeans this year. I did always feel comfortable but in the back of my mind was, are they ok or should I be wearing my leathers? Anyway long story short I came off my bike yesterday and I think it was at about 40 MPH and all I got was a very slight cut to my knee, (with lots of bruises elsewhere), I think that was impact as I got high sided.

The damage to the jeans was a tiny hole in the outer layer and no penetration to the K-tech Para-aramid, 100 percent impressed with them and I have no hesitation in recommending them to anyone who wants armoured jeans.

Just received my K7 Jeans. What can I say?

Wonderful Jeans can compete with any number of premium jeans brands. It fits very comfortable and looks very, very safe.

I hope never to test its acclaimed protection.

My next motorcycle jeans will be another Hood!

My K7 Jeans stood up to a 60mph slide; part of which had a 200kg bike on top of them (and me)!

The K-tech Para-aramid lining was completely intact, saving me from injury. Many Thanks

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Motorcycle Monthly on the Hood K7 Jean with the new 2015 K-tech lining;

The K7s are comfortable on and off the bike, look good and will protect me from both impact and a slide. To my mind, Hood’s jeans are the best you can buy – and the best just got better.

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Visordown – Motorcycle Jeans – 8 of the BEST
Hood K7 Jean – Result 2nd      

  • Comfort 8/10
  • Abrasion resistance 10/10
  • Style 8/10
  • Impact protection 0/4

Visordown’s verdict – ‘We absolutely loved Hood’s K7 Jeans. They’re covered from top to bottom with protective K-tech Para-aramid, are £145 cheaper than our group winner, and could easily pass for casual wear’.

Reader comment – ‘Hood give you the option to buy their Jeans with or without D3O armour so if, like me, you already have some you’re not forced to buy it again. If you want the armour it’s an additional £30. A complete pair of Jeans is still £116 cheaper than the winners’.

Hood’s view – This was a great review, just a shame we were deducted the 4 points for offering optional impact armour, otherwise we would have topped the leader board. We did trial this a few years back and the feedback from customers confirmed they wanted the choice. To read more visit http://www.visordown.com/product-features/tested-kevlar-jeans-review/26481.html or for the Hood review go to http://www.visordown.com/product-features/tested-kevlar-jeans-review/26481-8.html#historysub

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Subject to our recent telephone conversation concerning the high speed accident I had whilst wearing my Hood jeans. As you can see from the attached photograph, the damage to the jeans is quite substantial but I have come away with not a mark on me considering that I slid down the road for at least 100 metres.

These jeans are at least seven years old and have had numerous washes but they still did their job. I do not think I would have got better protection even from leather. A brilliant product, at a very reasonable price.

Needless to say, I have ordered a new pair, but hope I won’t be testing them again. To all you bikers out there, if you like riding in jeans (as I do) make sure they are a pair of Hood Jeans.

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Just had to let you know that I have been wearing your jeans for years & have loved the fit & style.

But I had an accident recently so got a chance to test them too! My front brakes seized on at approx 70 mph on the M25, I got spat off the bike & went sliding down the motorway like a Moto GP rider!

Your jeans & armour worked fantastically, while the denim was shredded on my backside, the knees turned white from wear & a small tear in the knee armour. I was fine with not even a serious bruise, no cuts or road rash!

I will only recommend your jeans to friends and co-workers.
I will be buying another pair soon. Thanks.

I was taken out by a Vauxhall Meriva not indicating and pulling out so sharply, on the dual carriageway outskirts of Henley, it was as if they were avoiding an accident. End result was me and my bike cart wheeling down the road at 70mph.

My Screaming Eagle Limited Edition V Rod was totalled. I thought I was due the same fate!
A & E were swearing at you lot as it took 3 pairs of scissors to cut my K7’s off. However, they did say that it was probably the jeans that saved my right leg. This was because I had a tortional fracture of my tibia which would have probably punctured my skin had my leg not been restrained within the Kevlar and tough jean material. I counted myself very lucky. So thank you again for your excellent products and for looking after me 🙂

I had been singing the praises of your products before the accident but this gave them 'proof of the pudding'. Most of the members at Thames Valley and Oxford HOG Chapters now know of your products and a lot of them are wearing them.

Service: Excellent and friendly.

Delivery: Rapid, no-nonsense packaging.

Jeans quality: Fantastic, commendable, construction, perfectly fit for purpose.

Jeans fit: Brilliant - I wish my regular jeans were this well cut.

Style: Great on the bike or down the pub. Overall, very happy; great value for money for Great British product. I’ll be saving up for another pair! (Maybe the K7 in black next time?!)

90mph slide until stationery (no impact), couple of rolls near the end. The outer fabric makes it look bad but the worst you can say about the para-aramid fibres is it looks slightly fluffy and a bit grubby - it would be good to do exactly the same again.

Highly recommended.

I came off the bike at around 70mph, losing consciousness in the process. I escaped any sort of major injury despite the K7 jeans and the armour being badly damaged in the process. I’m very glad I had these as I’d only bought them a few weeks prior to the accident.

The A&E department at the hospital were quite amazed that I’d not damaged my hips or got anything more than bruising to my knees.

I placed an order for some ND4 jeans with D30 armour on the 14th March, and I’m very glad I did!

Not only did they fit perfect and feel very comfortable, but they also work perfectly, which I found out the hard way following a recent accident.

Unfortunately my pillion girlfriend was wearing a different brand of Kevlar jean which did not stand up so well, resulting in road rash to her left knee.

I am intending to replace my jeans like for like and a pair for my girlfriend.

Many thanks once again for producing such a superb BRITISH product.

Thanks for quick delivery. Unfortunately I won’t be riding to Germany next week as it turns out my thumb was broken and my hand is now in plaster. But a broken thumb and toe is not bad considering I hit a deer at 60mph+.

I must have still been doing 50mph when I hit the road. The denim tore, but the Para-aramid is untouched. The armour was a bonus - I would have broken a knee otherwise.

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