I bought these elbow guards after I had a few rough spills on my bike and was looking for a little more protection. These elbow guards are well made and are great quality. However, with the way that they slip on your arm they have a tendency to slide down your arm while riding; no matter if they're over or under your jersey. It just becomes a bit uncomfortable. I imagine that I will end up not wearing them more often than I thought I would for that reason. I would still recommend these, however, for people who are looking for that extra protection.