the 275 (first 3 for $279) are the current model. the other high protection mesh is last years model. For pants i wear jeans (shift torque). http://stores.sportbiketrackgear.com/Detail.bok?no=9919
its the only type of pant i actually care to wear while riding. riding specific pants are just to bulky and annoying to street ride with. These are kevlar lined and very thick denim. the leather at the bottoms help them from getting torn up well walking.