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Old 04-12-05, 08:02 PM   #1
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What Kind of Shin Gaurds do you wear? Post up Pictures!!

Just like the title says, post em up boys.
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Old 04-12-05, 08:08 PM   #2
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Crappy $40 Canadian Tire Hyper shin/knee guards for now, i destroyed my other ones.
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Well my camera is messed right now but i use all my dirtbike gear so i use my troy lee designs shin guards. i also use all the rest of my gear when i seriously go riding like in the mountains
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I don't have pics but I use the lizard skins shin gaurds. They actually work pretty good. Got a nice deal on them off of e-bay. $30 for a NIB pair.
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ROACH ROACH ROACH

these things have saved me shins MORE THAN ENOUGH times to sell me on them, I swear up and down these are SO worth the money GET THEM
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roach pads. ive only had them 2 months and theyve already saved me quite a few times. i have two huge gashes in them form i think its my pedals in a wreck. woulda been quite a few stiches that one. they fit really well too. after a while i dont even notice im wearing them. then onlt thing i dont like is the middle strap that goes over the calf i think it pointless since it risticts movement so i always just keep it loose. they cost me 115$CDN and well worth every penny
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The roach pads are a knee, and shin pad correct? I'm just looking for a shin pad, just basiclly a gash gaurd, hell I'll probably end up using my black addidas soccer pads if I can't fina anything I like.
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Old 04-12-05, 11:40 PM   #8
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Dainese DH knee/shin guards.

Me wearing them at a race:



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Used to use Dainese knee/shin guards but they stuffed up so now using Fox 911 knee/shins. They work well and seems anthonaut did it first here are some pics of them in use at my last race and expression session.

I also use Dainese body armour though.
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They work well and seems anthonaut did it first here are some pics of them in use at my last race and expression session.
He asked to post pics, so i did.
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Dont really need to post a pic, I use the same armor as Anthonaut and Hopper... Dianese armor is my favourite out of the few that ive tried, pricey, but light, breathable and very comfy.
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Old 04-13-05, 04:06 AM   #12
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Umm Anthonuat and I use different armour. Anthonaut has Dainese Knee/shin I have Fox911 knee/shin. I said I use Dainese Body armour, its the MX one
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Ooops, my mistake, i use the same armor as Anthonaut then
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Don't wear any shin guards right now, but I'm going to buy some tomorrow:



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Got 'em, and like the topic title says, a picture:


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you can get knee specific but i dont think you can get just shin. im not sure though. i would suggest getting the knee shin. well worth it even if you just bash a knee on the bar or crowns(like i have) if your worried about mobility i barely even notice the roaches and the dainese are aparently even lighter and more comfortable
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I wear an old pair of my soccer pads, really comfortable and come with skins to help secure them better, plus i can wear soccer socks over them .
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Jebus cripes it must suck to have to wear all that armour to save yourself from injury. Better to be uncomfortable than to be sidelined forever though eh boys?
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I don't wear shin pads or elbow pads. I only use knee pads when I even wear pads.
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I don't have pics but I use the lizard skins shin gaurds.
They actually work pretty good.
For merely protecting against pedal gouges, etc, I like the neoprene guards also (I have Hammers).
They are hot in the summer, though.
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If only they made dainese to fit adults ...

I love dainese but none of their stuff fits my chest or shoulders. I run 661 one everything.

How do you find those work gastro?...my cousin was looking at a set but I wasn't sure if they would do anything more than tall socks.
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If only they made dainese to fit adults ...
Yeah, really. I was thinking about running their knee/shins as elbow/forearm guards.


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How do you find those work gastro?...my cousin was looking at a set but I wasn't sure if they would do anything more than tall socks.
The Hammers you mean? I use them for dirt jumping and street/trialsy stuff. They are excellent at preventing those little pedal pin core samples that take forever to heal, and offer much better rear protection than my Roaches. There is a reinforced panel in the shin that helps, too. They're definitely much tougher than socks.

Downsides: hot as hell in summer, the knee protection on the combos (which I have) is nearly nonexistent. Probably not the best choice for bombing rock gardens.
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any one ever used RockGardn gear? http://rockgardn.easystorecreator.com/store.asp
looks like some really good gear, wondering if anyone has some.
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Old 04-14-05, 10:34 PM   #23
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i got a pair of knee/shin guards at MEC

http://www.mec.ca/Products/product_d...=1113539669335
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