The Element tights offer a good balance between moisture management and warmth, thanks to the Vertexx fabric, a 4 way stretch knit of opaque construction with a brushed back that improves heat retention. An additional layer of Light WindDry 2 at the front and lower back of legs offers protection from wind and water. The articulated knees provide flexibility and ease of motion, while the elastic waist with drawstring and ankle grippers maintain a good fit. 923 cm ankle zips allow an easy removal. Front reflective piping: Enhances visibility. Back and bottom reflective accents: Enhance visibility. Weather: Moderate .