For the price I expected a hard shell on the knee cap, but It was soft and comfortable. There was a rubber knee cap, but for the price I was expecting more, these were not much more than volley ball knee pads.
EVS Glider Lite Knee Guards
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Out of the dozen or more knee pads I tried on, I finally blindly decided on these based on reviews and personal experience from riding partners. I ordered a large based on the size chart, and they fit good around the calf, but are a little lose around the thigh, I think a smaller size would have been too small though, as the pad fits my knee perfectly, and the whole thing stays in places all day. A little binding behind the knee but not unbearable. I would buy again.
Light and not to bad on comfort. My main and only complaint really is that the strap tends to chafe the leg. I also ordered a large, but should have gotten an extra large. I have small legs so this really surprised me actually. they seemed to do the job though. Haven't taken any major hits to the knee yet with them either though. Also when you ride you can hardly tell they're on which is a bonus. I'm gonna try them over some long underwear and see if that feels any better.
The feel very comfortable, seem to move with your leg as you knees bend which in my opinion was awesome. Only down side is the telco straps are kind short and this may sound silly but they are not marked left or right.
Much much much more comfortable than my previous guards, gosh my old ones were terrible. Love these!
I bought these to use for the Unadilla GNCC. I have a bum right knee which really fatigues me during the race but these knee pads gave additional support and protected my knee from bruising/scrapping from gripping my gas tank for two hours. They feel a tad awkward at first but after the first ten minutes of wearing them you wont notice them any longer. Would definitely recommend for racing/riding!
I have used the regular Glider and the Glider Lite and really like both. They are very comfortable. So far the Lite has held up nicely. The price was a bit much though.
i have only got to try them on but they feel great. much better than the other pair i had.
very good knee slider.. makes sticking to the bike a little tuff,but woth the knee protection..
I've been through quite a few knee guards, and these are the best I've used. They are really comfortable, and light, yet provide great protection. I also use them to play Paintball and they are excellent there as they allow me to run, slide, and crawl around with no trouble. Riding, I can wear them all day without any discomfort. I forget I'm wearing them.
Had enough of the bruises in the knee area so purchased these. Just what I was looking for - something trim, comfortable, and protective for weekend warrior type riding. Strap on nicely with no itchy components or rubbing points on your leg. They stay in place and barely know I'm wearing them.
I had tried the complete cup version of this product and sent them back as they were too bulky and did not position very well.
The fit is alright but I had to modify them a little bit to keep from chafing excessively on the velcro strap. If they weren't so uncomfortable I would like them a bit more.
These knee pads fit well and are comfortable for all day use. They do not slip down at all while riding and I would recommend them to anyone looking for nice light weight knee protection.
Safety first means just that...not comfort first, EVS put them both first! I needed JUST a knee guard, no shins, no quads, I don't need linkage of any sort. Thank you EVS for offering a perfect fit. This guard is lite, breathable, flexible and strong, My knees can still grip the bike, I really don't even know they are on. Anybody will tell you, One less distraction in the comfort zone equels all the more focus on safety.
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