knee guards....not the cheap strap ons...

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knee guards....not the cheap strap ons...

Post by Tramp » Sat Jul 22, 2017 4:42 pm

Okay for years i used the starwars style plastic shin and knee protection with velcro straps...they slipped down or the bushes pulled them off...
So ive been reading :whistle: up on new to me style knee guards with some having wonderous impact stuff in them...
What i want is front knee protection and side impact too from slow for some fast for me :laugh: :P ..falls or strikes with trees when it all goes petetong :woohoo: ...comfort and ease of use for a not getting any younger bloke :kiss: ...
These are to be worn Under...either summer touring pants or enduro lightweight pants ...
I know some folks use them so over to you....
Its also strange how the mountain bike guys stuff is similar to offroad biking gear..

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Re: knee guards....not the cheap strap ons...

Post by micksea » Sat Jul 22, 2017 6:32 pm

im using forcefield net at the minute,extremely comfy to wear all day but not much side protection

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Re: knee guards....not the cheap strap ons...

Post by jasperthedog » Sat Jul 22, 2017 6:37 pm

Hi Tramp,
Got a brand new but dusty pair of these for sale if your interested.
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/SIXSIXONE-661 ... 0737074216
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Post by tuftywhite » Sun Jul 23, 2017 7:52 pm

Have a look at the Knox range.

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Post by MHsnowy » Mon Jul 24, 2017 9:23 am

I used the Leatt dual axis before I upgraded to the Leatt knee braces.
All day comfort and never moved.
http://shop.1stmx.co.uk/motocross-prote ... gKzWfD_BwE

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Post by Martyn » Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:50 am

I've been using Forcefield for a few years. Great protection.

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Post by Richard Simpson Mark II » Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:17 pm

I use Halfords own-brand MTB ones...if they will stay on a cyclist, they will stay on me.

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Re: knee guards....not the cheap strap ons...

Post by dibbs » Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:13 am

Russ I am using the Leatt ones with 3d armour in and they were tested last week when I fell off and bashed my knee! (must have been bad as it still hurts now! but without pads would have been very bad) the armour is soft to touch but goes hard on impact, then back to soft afterwards. I have weak knees anyway so I try to buy the best I can afford. I would like knee braces but they are out of my budget and some say quite restrictive. I bought mine at the dirtbike show so could try a few on. Also I find mountain bike stuff is really good as well

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Post by BobH » Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:40 pm

Use these http://www.mobiusbraces.com/store/x8-kn ... size=large, great for off road, also used on a 3 week trip to Morocco. Hardly felt I had them on. Fantastic support to all parts of the knee. Cant recommend enough.

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Post by Fried Egg Sandwich » Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:48 pm

I use the ThorForce MX knee guards. An older version of these. https://shop.1stmx.co.uk/motocross-gear ... GkQAvD_BwE
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