I've never been a fan of wearing elbow guards, mostly because the ones I've tried in the past didnt fit very well, keep sliding down or rotate around. Well the EG 5550 changed all that, these stay in place, dont rotate or slide up and down. Their very comfortable. There a bit tight to get on and off but I guess thats what makes them fit so well!
North East Texas
It looks awesome, but the first time I wore it, it kinda was really tight at first. I bought the medium since that's my usual size and I also don't have big forearms. After a 1 ride It got stretched up and the next few rides it was already comfortable, I would forget that I wore these elbow guards. The good thing about them is that they don't spin on your arms not like the ones with just the strap. Its also not that hot. Normal riding wind cools it enough. The upper garter is a bit itchy at first but you'll get the hang of it. I'd recommend it.
I was really impressed with the build of these things. Size is too small though. I DO NOT have buff forearms and the size large gave me wicked arm pum. Too bad no XL offered. looks like im gonna have to modify these. Too bad for something so expensive.
I have own many pairs and of elbow and knee-shin guards, spending good $, but hese shock doctor guards are the best. Easy to put on, protect the elbows, forearms and knees-shins well with the same brand. On the plus side, they make xs for my little arms, so they fit me very well. I recommended this to a lot of my fellows riders. Good stuff
ordered these elbow guards a few weeks ago.
didn't know what size to order and there was no measurements on the websites to reference.
thought I had skinny arms so I ordered a Medium set.
these guards are nice and look to be really thought out and well built.
I have about 11 3/4" forearm and the mediums fit really snug.. but I would give them a try at the mx track to see it they would work.
Nope.. the mediums were too tight and gave me arm pump.
as of this writing.. I really like them but I'm going to have to order the larger size as the mediums were just too tight.
so for those interested in a size that would fit.
small" ? forearm
medium: 11" and smaller forearm
large: 11 1/2" and larger forearm