Because each crash is unique, we also tried to find an average of our falls, deciding on a height of 4 feet and a speed of 30 mph. We’d hit that speed, actuate the rig, then engage the clutch and let the Ural coast to a stop, which it did after about 630 feet. The distance dragged would guarantee failure, leaving us to gauge the degree of damage. Because this test was designed to make sure the jeans failed, we used the measured size of the hole worn into the jeans as our metric for comparing them—but we think the pictures speak for themselves too. Some jeans held up better than others. All the armored jeans we tested are better than nothing.