These Knee pads are great for slipping on underneath your riding pants. You forget you have them on after 5 minutes. I’ve fallen 3 times since I’ve purchased these pads and they have saved my knees every time. I even put them on when I go ride my pit bike for fun because of how comfortable they are and the protection that they provide.
Ran these today for the first time, go on easy, very low profile, didn't move. Replaced the old plastic style after years. You forget they are on, allows more room in your boots and has side pads to protect when gripping the frame. No crashes yet but I feel they will protect as well as the traditional for normal crashes. Could be a little sketch in sharp rock areas but overall good lightweight option.
Got these about a month ago and recently I had a bad crash and it helped but still had a swollen knee. These are good knee braces for younger kids in my opinion and not so much adult.
I bought these a few months ago and have ridden with them 1/2 a dozen times. They fit great and after I start riding, I forget they are even on. They don't slip an inch! I have had a couple small falls on them so far and they have held up great. The pads on the inner thighs have helped too with bruising I used to get from gripping the bike.
I had been wearing Leat Dual Axis knee guards, but after the second spill with pain and bruising, I decided to try these. First I wore them under the dual axis and was comfortable, but not yet ready to trust the Air flow Pro without hard shell protection. But I was about to make a sandwich with a old piece of bread and thought this was about the same consistency as my knee cap so I put it inside the Air Flow Pro and placed it on the anvil and smacked it a with a 24 oz. hammer, looked at the bread and saw no impression. Then I placed the bread alone on the anvil, smacked it again with the hammer and crushed the bread. Good enough for me as a stand alone knee guard.
These feel a little weird when you slip them on but 5 min after riding and you dont even know your wearing them. They dont seem to slide around either. The Side bolsters are enough to protect my inner knee from slamming the bike. Definitely worth the money. Im 5.5 170lbs so i have somewhat fat legs and a large is snug on me. I probably could get away with an xl but the large is fine. Bigger guys will definitely need an xl unless you have proportionally skinny legs.
Needed something for Off- road oriented Dual Sporting that wouldn't dig on my legs while riding standing on the pegs. Less overall protection but lots more comfort... and it stays where you actually placed it
Very comfortable, you'll forget you have them on. Haven't had opportunity yet to test them out for impact protection, but they appear to be just the thing to provide some level of protection without sacrificing mobility. I have a pair of articulated plastic knee guards, but they sit on the shelf unused.