Just posting for opinions. I have a pair of running pants from Nike - ACG
layer 3 wind-resistant, water-resistant, breathable. I wear them in the
cold weather by themselves, or with wicking long underwear, and/or with
fleece pants, and it gets me to -45C if I need it.
After two years of use - roughly 40 weeks of wear, 5 times per week - the
crotch is worn through and the inseams are coming unravelled in two places
- leaving gaping holes of 6 inches in two spots, and a worn-through patch
of 2 inches diameter.
My feeling is that this is way too soon to trash a $100 garment. I should
be able to get more wear out of it than just two winters. My instinct is
to call Nike and negotiate for an exchange. Would you consider that
unreasonable? (regardless of whether or not you think Nike will give a
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