Roadies try to lay claim to the adversity of the winter climate, but they probably haven't tried riding trails at 8000 feet in January. Gore Bike Wear knows that riding in nature requires a greater preparedness, because there aren't any cars driving by to help if you make a mistake. The Countdown SO Pants are Gore's answer to the wintertime blues. With an anatomic, modern silhouette and a patented fabric construction, the Countdown SO Pants will keep you warm, dry, and looking good out on the wintry trails.Gore Bike Wear's Countdown SO Pants are made from Gore's patented WindStopper Soft Shell material. As the fabric's name states, the Countdown SO Pants are windproof; making them the ideal pants for cold, breezy days on the mountain. For increased functionality, the Soft Shell material is also water-resistant and highly breathable. The precise, anatomic fit is derived from the Countdown's active-fit silhouette with an adjustable elastic waistband and zippered leg hem. Additionally, the pants feature a tapered lower leg that increases comfort while decreasing the chance of a chain-related mishap. For safer night riding, Gore also integrated a large reflective graphic on the side of the pants.The Gore Bike Wear Countdown SO Pants are available in sizes X-Small through XX-Large, and in the colors Black, Hot Pink, and Navy Blue.