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post #1 of 8 Old Feb 10th, 2012, 7:54 am Thread Starter
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Darien to AD1

Hey all;

I'm starting to wear out my Darien pants in the seat. Anyone switch over to the newer AD1 pants from aerostich? Should I stay with Darien or is there enough reason to change over.
Beside being imported.

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Love my Dariens, but the AD1 look like a real improvement. I think I'm picking up a pair this summer while at CCR.

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Re: Darien to AD1

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You're right look likes nice add ons. But the Dariens are so good don't know if I want to change. For 300$ it would be great to hear from someone.

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Re: Darien to AD1

I switched.

The improvements in the AD-1 are minor, but appreciated.

Some folks complain that the knee pads on the AD-1 are a bit low. Otherwise, they fit and wear just like the Dariens, only a little bit better.

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I switched.

The improvements in the AD-1 are minor, but appreciated.

Some folks complain that the knee pads on the AD-1 are a bit low. Otherwise, they fit and wear just like the Dariens, only a little bit better.
+1 -- I picked the AD1's over the Dariens.

I can't comment on the knee pad location -- I had mine AD1's custom-sized by taking 3" out of the thighs (if I had normal-length thighs, I'd be 5'10", not 5'7"!), and the knee pads are fine for me.

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All;

Any other recommendations? I see other posts, so many choices, I just may stay with what i know. but I like to try different things but at 250$+ a pair it can be an expensive trail and error. but you guys have the best opinions.
So let me have it.

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Re: Darien to AD1

AD-1 was my pick some time ago...can't go wrong with these. Lots of choices out there to the point of confusion if you let it.

I would by this product again..also good vendor support:

http://www.aerostich.com/aerostich-suits/a-d-1

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The AD-1s are awesome. The knee pads are adjustable, so no worries there. All overpants suck, but these are the best I've used.

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