Stay tuned: the Elite MKII will be available for early 2023! Exclusive pre-order in april 2023 through our newsletter
What’s new? We improved our exclusive Dyneema® x Bowtex® fabric for a better fit and improved our trusty elastic band for a better grip!
Designed to be the most comfortable and protective leggings ever made, the ELITE reaches the maximum CE certification level AAA! The extreme breathability that Dyneema® fibers and their thermo-conductive properties offer, allow you to stay cool and comfortable on the longest of rides and in all weather conditions. Wear them on their own or under any pair of jeans to ride in your own style.
Model is 183cm, 74kg, usually wearing 32″, wearing an ELITE size SMALL.
• Maximum CE level AAA rating according to EN17092-2:2020
• Full Dyneema® fabric coverage for maximum protection, breathability and comfort.
• Reinforced flat lock seams all around, rated 12.9N/mm resistance, our strongest seams ever
• The thermo-conductive Dyneema® fibers are in direct contact with the skin for that famous cold and soft feel
• The X-Panel 3D construction frees your movements for maximum flexibility
• SAS-TEC Tripleflex level 2 knee (KB2) and hip (HB2) protectors included
• Wear them on their own or under any pair of jeans or pants thanks to their AAA certification level
• Our deep black color fabric is crafted for the most demanding dress codes and does not fade over time
• Ultra lightweight and highly packable
• Unisex elastic fit
If you are in between sizes, please choose the smaller one
28-29 –> XS
30-32 –> S
32-34 –> M
34-36 –> L
36-38 –> XL
38-40 –> XXL
This is the easy go-to solution you’ve been looking for. It’s light, flexible so you can ride in your own style. Approved by riders since 2015, providing safety and comfort thanks to the Coolmax® fibers used in the fabric construction.
It’s the versatile piece! Great breathability thanks to it’s X-panel construction, and also very resistant. They’re the perfect summer trousers/jacket. You can still wear them underneath jeans/jacket but they’ll be a bit bulkier.
It’s the best of the best in every aspect! Extremely strong and yet super light and breathable. Even more flexible and minimal compared to the Essential. It breathes super well and leaves a fresh feel against the skin.
MAKE THE BEST GEAR POSSIBLE
We want to build strong and durable gear that is lightweight, flexible, breathable and yet extremely resistant.
Unlike most traditional manufacturers, we use high end technical fibers and fabrics, such as Dyneema® and DuPont™ Kevlar®) that allow us to achieve this goal, breaking the codes of conventional motorcycle protective gear.
MAKE IT LOCAL
Bowtex is based in Brussels, Belgium. Our top priority from the inception of the company was to work with partners located as close to us as possible. In this way, we create strong, long lasting relationships with our suppliers and have more control on the quality of each component. This also helps reduce CO2 emissions from transportation of goods.
Stitching : Portugal
FOR RIDERS BY RIDERS
We ride motorcycles daily and are therefore facing the same constraints as our customers. This puts us in the prime seat for imagining new solutions that benefit comfort and safety and that fit our lifestyle
Learn more here.
It's actually less hot to have a pair of Bowtex® leggings!
Your regular jeans or city trousers have low fabric density, letting air flow through. With a pair of Bowtex® leggings underneath, you end up with two breathable layers! And when the temperature drops, you can adapt by wearing a thicker pair of pants or jeans for more isolation. Some single layer motorcycle jeans are made of fabrics that are very dense and thick in order to obtain good certification levels, and this can create some discomfort.
Our stretchy and soft fabrics feel like wearing a premium sports base layer… although an incredibly strong one! It allows you to move freely and slide easily under any pair of jeans or pants.
Belgium, France, Netherlands, Luxembourg and Germany free shipping and prepaid exchange (starts at 160€)
Rest of Europe + Switzerland 9€ flat rate or 15€ depending on the country and prepaid exchange.
Iceland 20€ flat rate and prepaid exchange.
USA free shipping with USPS Priority Mail. One-time prepaid exchange shipping label (for a Priority Mail medium size box type 2).
UK, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Australia, Canada shipping is automatically calculated at checkout, no exchange, no refund. Don't hesitate to ask us some advise before choosing your size.
International orders and VAT Belgium VAT (21%) is included in all orders except orders shipping to USA, UK, Australia, Switzerland, New-Zealand and Hong Kong: customs fees and VAT will be collected in the country of arrival.
Don't feel like a Bowtex® is right for you? No problem, you can return your Bowtex® within 14 days of receipt for a full refund. The return costs are at your expense and to be made either to Belgium or to the USA. As soon as your return arrives at our warehouse, the Quality Control department will carry out the appropriate checks. Requests for exchange or refund must be received within 14 days from delivery and items must be returned in resalable condition, in their original packaging with all labels attached. The refund will be made within 14 days of receipt of the goods, the amount will be credited to the same means of payment used at the time of the order provided that the returned product is in its original condition.
When measured, Dyneema® matches its claimed strength of 35 cN/dtex while other generic HMPE fibers show significant variation, being up to 22% lower in strength! Dyneema® massively outperforms all generic HMPE in abrasion and creep lifetime comparisons.
Learn more: Learn-why-not-all-HMPE-is-the-same.pdf
32% Dyneema® / 68% High Density Polyamide
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