BMX - Shin guards
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09-19-05, 03:12 PM
I don't do the BMX thing but I do need shin guards. I need to know my options. I don't keed full race body armor.
I keep banging up my shins which is no big deal execpt for the fact I am diabetic and don't heal too well, I got to do something to protect my shins.
09-19-05, 03:35 PM
Go to your local sporting goods store, and buy a pair of soccer shinguards.
09-19-05, 03:42 PM
I was thinking of dong the soccer shin gurd thing but from the pictures it looks like the only thing the holds them on are your socks.
09-19-05, 03:54 PM
No, they have straps.
09-19-05, 06:50 PM
I bought some Knucklebone (KB) ones from universal cycles for like 25 bucks and I love them.
09-19-05, 07:06 PM
I always use my motocross shinguards.
Here they are (http://www.thormx.com/Product.jsp?product_path=979-996)
I got mine from
this website (http://www.btosports.com/p/KneeBrace/THR2704-00)
09-20-05, 08:00 AM
Go to www.danscomp.com under safety gear -> shin guards you will find a pretty decent list. If you just need general abrasion and bumps and bruises protection, then try something like the Kink or Protec models.
I usually wear shin guards during the winter which do dual duty for keeping my legs warm and helping to protect them. When I was doing more photography I used to wear Hammer knee pads (thin) so that when I dropped to a knee it didn't get f'd up and I could sit there for a while without pain.
09-21-05, 10:01 PM
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