Pint-Sized Gnar Shredder
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Somewhere between heaven and hell
Bikes: '09 Jamis Komodo, '09 Mirraco Blend One, '08 Cervelo P2C, '08 Specialized Ruby Elite, '07 Yeti AS-R SL, '07 DMR Drone
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Might I suggest trying a couple on? I have Dainese Freestyle knee guards because out of the ones I tried (Fox, 661, Rockgardn, Race Face), they were the only ones that fit me right. They weren't super cheap, but they're comfortable. Same with the full face. I have a Fox Rampage because the 661, Giro, Fly, and Specialized didn't fit as well (and the TLD was way out of my price range). I bought a pair of cheap-o Fox elbow pads without trying them on, and I never use them because they're terrible.
Originally Posted by YamiRider1316
Stay away from 661 for anything other than helmets. They have crappy stitching and my buddy has the kyle straight knee pads which are supposed to be their best i do believe and he has had nothing but issues. They always slide down and the stitching was coming undone after like 3 rides.
For what it's worth, I've never had a problem with 661 stitching coming apart. I have a pair of 661 DJ knee pads that I use for snowboarding that have held up fine. I also have a 661 Core Saver that's been holding up well thus far, but I don't have enough use on that one to really vouch for its durability.
Last edited by Zephyr11; 07-20-11 at 02:19 AM.