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Old     (nqclothing)      Join Date: Feb 2008       04-21-2008, 1:56 PM Reply   
Hi,

I'm looking for some long boardshorts to ride. I'm 6'4 and i'm looking for some boardshorts that will go under my knee. I've got some that are 25" long but i'm looking for something longer. Something like 26"+ in size 38 or 40.

If you got any model that you would suggest me, please let me know.

Thanks!
Old     (hal2814)      Join Date: Feb 2006       04-21-2008, 2:01 PM Reply   
These should be long enough :-)
Old     (romes)      Join Date: Sep 2006       04-21-2008, 2:03 PM Reply   
i gotta couple of 38 & 40 JetPilots that hang way below my knees and i'm 6'3"...Cire also makes 'em way long as does sessions
Old     (woohoo)      Join Date: Jun 2006       04-21-2008, 2:07 PM Reply   
I'm like 6'2 and wear a 32, all of my boardshorts end mid-knee and I hate that, even my Jetpilot ones are like that. You think the Cire ones are longer?
Old     (innov8)      Join Date: May 2005       04-21-2008, 2:20 PM Reply   
Cire boardshorts are long.
W36/ 25"
W38/ 25.5"
www.cirewear.com
Old     (romes)      Join Date: Sep 2006       04-21-2008, 2:24 PM Reply   
i wear my shorts a few sizes too big too.
Old     (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       04-21-2008, 2:28 PM Reply   
Cires are the longest I have seen. All of my favorite shorts are Cires.
Old     (guido)      Join Date: Jul 2002       04-21-2008, 2:35 PM Reply   
Dan... I've got the same problem. I ended up wearing shorts that are one size too big so I could get them longer. They sag a bit, but it works.

Cire's are definitely long. Good designs, too.
Old     (woohoo)      Join Date: Jun 2006       04-21-2008, 2:41 PM Reply   
Ya my 32's are a little bit big for the same reason so I can't go any bigger, if I did I'd lose them on a crash. I think once I get some money I'm gonna try some Cire's out, pretty nice graphics and stuff, I like the simplicity.
Old     (wakedad33)      Join Date: Oct 2005       04-21-2008, 2:45 PM Reply   
Yeah you diffenatly want them long enough to cover the legs of your wetsuit
Old     (wakemitch)      Join Date: Jun 2005       04-21-2008, 2:47 PM Reply   
its all abuot above the knee. other wise the shorts stick and you cant move. only shorts i dont mind being below the knee are oneill super freaks because they stretch and dont stick to your knee.
Old     (showmedonttellme)      Join Date: Mar 2008       04-21-2008, 2:51 PM Reply   
God I love WW. Never even hurd of those shorts. Just bought two pairs thanks fellas.
Old     (woohoo)      Join Date: Jun 2006       04-21-2008, 2:52 PM Reply   
I wear my shorts off the water all the time too though.

The super freaks are so expensive! They look nice, but I can't imagine dropping 80 bucks on boardshorts.
Old     (kristian)      Join Date: Nov 2002       04-21-2008, 3:15 PM Reply   
I have some ...lost board shorts that are 25.5 or 26. they're great I wish there were more on the market. Shorts are getting too short these days.
Old     (nqclothing)      Join Date: Feb 2008       04-21-2008, 5:47 PM Reply   
thanks you guys... i'm gonna look out for some cire boardshorts
Old     (tinytdubb)      Join Date: Jul 2007       04-21-2008, 8:20 PM Reply   
just some advice on Cire from my experienc, they run just a tad small(in comparison to the other brands i own). but they got some rad styles and they are so comfortable. plus they have top notch customer service.
Old     (dkwake34)      Join Date: May 2007       04-21-2008, 8:38 PM Reply   
newj hoser: do you mean they run small in length, or do you mean waist size?
Old     (tinytdubb)      Join Date: Jul 2007       04-21-2008, 10:31 PM Reply   
waist size. sorry
Old     (joshbuzz)      Join Date: Sep 2007       04-21-2008, 11:00 PM Reply   
Cire's all the way, that's all I'm wearing this summer!! If you're a traditional size 36 I'd recomend getting a 38 as I think they fit a little snug!
Old     (joshbuzz)      Join Date: Sep 2007       04-21-2008, 11:00 PM Reply   
I'm 6'4" to if that helps
Old     (mucktoerider)      Join Date: Jan 2007       04-22-2008, 5:08 AM Reply   
I got the 08 Hyperlite Murray Lemon/Lime color. Absolutley love them. Fit perfectly. The inseam in longer too. So these would work for you too.
Old     (nuckledragger)      Join Date: Jun 2004       04-22-2008, 6:44 AM Reply   
Since boardshorts fit everyone differently based on your body type, we recommend you order your true size.
If you wear a 32 then order a 32. If you are in between sizes, like a 33, we recommend going up to a 34.
If you are unsure, order them anyway and you can return them or exchange them with no problem. Thanks for the support everyone.
Old     (acurtis_ttu)      Join Date: May 2004       04-22-2008, 7:44 AM Reply   
you can always buy 2-3 sizes too big and pay $10 and get them altered. I have a buddy who wears 32's and buys 40's and has them altered. They come out looking normal as long as ther's not a tone of graphics on them.
Old     (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       04-22-2008, 8:14 AM Reply   
Adam, that's a great idea. I just lost a few pounds, now all of my shorts fall off.
Old     (bobert)      Join Date: Jan 2008       04-22-2008, 8:39 AM Reply   
I am 6'5" and bought a pair if Oakley "Gramps" on evogear.com last year and they make it past my knees. First pair I have ever found that do.
Old     (ynot)      Join Date: Jan 2007       04-22-2008, 10:52 AM Reply   
No Fear Makes some sick board shorts and they are really long.
Old     (eas)      Join Date: Nov 2001       04-22-2008, 11:38 AM Reply   
most of the time, I would suggest one listens to Tony.....but by the looks of his profile pic....

just kidding!

I 2nd the no fear for length....saw some in the shop the other day....draggin' the floor.
Old     (raketball)      Join Date: Apr 2005       04-22-2008, 1:00 PM Reply   
Another vote for CIRE shorts.

I'm 6'5" and have two pairs of CIRE shorts that are nice and long.

No complaints about them at all.
Old     (bwloomis)      Join Date: Oct 2007       04-22-2008, 1:47 PM Reply   
Has nothing to do with long boardshorts, but WhiskyMilitia has some Volcom boardshorts on there right now.

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