As for the pants, it depends on whether you want a pant for cool-to-cold conditions, or cool-to-warm. For cool-to-cold, I like most any pant made with Schoeller Dryskin. A good example: L.L. Bean's Stretch Schoeller Guide Pant ($125). Very comfortable, wind-proof and water-resistant, and extremely breathable. For anything from 20 to 60 degrees, dry to light rain or snow, they're just about all you need whether you're hiking, touring, or lounging. For the cool-to-warm range, try something like the Gramicci Quick Dry Pant ($48), made of a light, fast drying nylon. For a convertible, REI's Sahara pants ($55) are good ones, and not bad-looking. Ditto for Sportif's convertible Tahoe Rim pant ($49).
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