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Transafrica in jeans

Recently I bought a pair of motorcycle jeans from IXON (evil). They're very comfy and have kevlar protection and CE kneepads. The reason I bought them was actually to use when I go to work. Now I don't have to change clothes when I'm working. But because they are so comfy, I'm thinking about wearing them on my cape to caïro trip. They offer protection, I look far less as a tourist or dressed-up monkey, blend in more easily with locals and it will spare me some luggage space too. They are big enough to wear some thermic underwear underneath and for rainy days, I put my raingear on.
Anyone done this before or have some arguments pro or contra?
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I wore a pair of Hood armoured jeans on my Cape to Cairo trip and they were very good, I recommend you use them.
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Hi,

I used a normal US$ 9.- Jeans and a normal Jacket on my trip. The moast importent thing is to protect yourselve agains malaria & getting sunburned.

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Great! So, Jeans it will be! Thanx guys!
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