I can ride for hours with these pads in place and they are really, really comfortable. Annoyingly comfortable.
Falling squarely in between the “Speed” and “Raid” pads, which are XC and DH rated respectively, the new “Stage” pads are aimed at Trail through Enduro, roughly speaking.
POC’s VPD System Lite pads offer superb ventilation and comfort for hot trail rides, but are beefy enough to shrug off enduro hits.
Featuring a long sleeve that extends well above the knee, D3O protection technology and a hook and loop calf strap, we were excited to see how the Race Face Indy Knee pad would hold up.
Chromag expands their apparel collection with the addition of the Rift knee guards.
Right off the bat, the Crest Pro Knee Pads were hands down some of the most comfortable knee pads I’ve ever worn.
When we received Ion’s new Scrub Amp shoe we also received a good selection of protective gear. In our care package was the updated Protection Long-sleeve Scrub Amp, Protection Short Plus Scrub Amp, K-Traze knee pads and the E-Traze elbow pads.
For something as seemingly simple as pieces of foam and fabric that strap to your legs, knee pads are really complicated. Enter the Dakine Slayer Pro.
The Pearl Izumi Elevate Knee Guard is an easy-to-use, comfortable choice for everyday trail riding.
A half dozen worthy option for keeping knees safe and sound.
The Elevate Knee Guards are a mid-weight pad designed for trail and enduro style riding.
Almost every brand now has viscoelastic offerings in their lineups but a few changes to the Pro-Rugged really make it stand out.
100%'s Teratec knee pads are a simple, lightweight way to keep your knees safe from the ground.
Looking for Advanced Trail Protection without Downhill Bulk? Fox Has Got Your Back. Er, Head and Knees
The Fox Dropframe helmet and Enduro pro knee guards are protective gear that’s comfortable and unobtrusive enough to actually wear while pedaling a mountain bike.
Which stocking is the most rocking?
iXS Trigger pads are designed for heavier hits and aggressive riding yet thanks to the Vortex channeling in the Xmatter, air flows through the pads rather well so long as speeds are up.
I figure if Sam designed them to use on EWS courses they should be plenty good for the likes of an average joe sport class racer like myself.