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Alpinestars Knee Armor

I've been looking at knee protection after dropping my bike and severely rashing/bruising my knee. I bought a set of Olympic textile armored pants for cooler weather. I also just ordered a set of Alpinestars knee armor from new enough for $24.95 for warmer weather. I thought they would be great to commute in since you just strap them on over your jeans and go. Hopefully they will be a lot more comfortable than the bohn armor is. Fieldsheer also makes some that go on under your jeans but I didn't want to have to change when I got to work. Here's a pic of both types. I bought the one on the left.

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post #2 of 4 Old 09-21-2009, 10:01 AM
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I have a pair of those that I've been using for a couple of years...Ridge had a pair as well and actually crash tested them and they did their job.




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Thanks for the heads up Steve, I think I'll be buying some of those as well.

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Monk was wearing those to and from the Virginia Beach shindig. Hopefully he'll jump in with some more experience points. They looked sturdy enough.

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