gigi
 
 
 
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    February 26, 2013
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    June 8, 2015
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Dainese Knee V E1 N Guards The low profile and ergonomic Dainese Knee VE1N Knee Guards are perfect for just about any type of riding. Comfortable under or over a pair of riding pants or jeans, the Knee V E1 N Guards offer excellent shin and knee protection and are certified to Cat. II EN 1621.1. Features Composite protectors certified to Cat. II EN 1621.1 Soft elastic and velcro straps Perforated inner padding and outer shell One size fits most Sold in pairs
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Nice protection, excellent value
PostedJune 8, 2015
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gigi
State:MA
Rider Type:Moto Enthusiast
Bang for the Buck 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Style 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Comfort 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Protection & Durability 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Air Flow 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Features 
4 / 5
4 / 5
I use these under my riding pants. Putting them on takes about 30s per leg. They can be worn for hours on and off the bike without a problem and they don't hinder walking.
Unlike the typical protectors integrated to riding pants, these stay in place and cover the knee and shin in every leg configuration.
The sides of the knee are not as well covered as the front, but that seems to be the case with most knee protectors.
Rides: 1983 Suzuki GR650 Tempter
Yes, I recommend this product.
+2points
2of 2voted this as helpful.
 
Forcefield Replacement 4-Layer Hip Armor Enhanced Safety Outperforms current standards (EN1621-1 2006) Good chemical resistance Excellent abrasion resistance Limited heat transference on impact with road Tested and certified in the UK by SATRA Technology Centre SATRA Reference - 23250/0134 Performance EN1621-1 2006 requires that given an impact energy of 50 joules, no more than 35kN of force should be transmitted. Forcefield Four Layer Armour-Flex outperforms the EN1621-1 2006 standard by 95 (100 joules) Size Hip - 9 long by 7 wide
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Decent protection for an often neglected area
PostedJune 8, 2015
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gigi
State:MA
Rider Type:Moto Enthusiast
Bang for the Buck 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Style 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Comfort 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Protection & Durability 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Air Flow 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Features 
4 / 5
4 / 5
I put these hip protectors in my riding jeans with some easy DIY modifications to the stock pads pockets.
They conform to the body and fit well, adding minimal extra bulk.
Taking the original pockets as a reference, the pads are in their ideal location to protect the greater trochanter (the "bony" part of the hip) from a direct hit, but the area covered is not very large.
Rides: 1983 Suzuki GR650 Tempter
Yes, I recommend this product.
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 TCX X-Action Waterproof Boots
TCX X-Action Waterproof Boots
TCX X-Action Boots Based on their extremely popular 2009 Synergy boot, the X-Action has been revamped for 2011. Fully waterproof, this boot is made of top grain leather with microfiber and polyurethane panels strategically placed in high wear areas for longevity and durability. UPPER leather and micro fibre, front and rear padded area for a better comfort, rear reflexing insert LINING waterproof PROTECTION new malleolus protection, shin plate, polyurethane shift pad integrated in the sole FOOT BED anatomic and replaceable SOLE new touring sole, bi-injected with specific grip area and superior stability
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Very good boot
PostedFebruary 26, 2013
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gigi
State:MA
Rider Type:Moto Enthusiast
Bang for the Buck 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Style 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Comfort 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Protection & Durability 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Air Flow 
2 / 5
2 / 5
Features 
3 / 5
3 / 5
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I am very satisfied with this boot especially for the price.
The sole is fairly stiff, but does not impede walking around comfortably, especially after some breaking in.
The boot is CE rated (level 1). The protection level seems adequate, especially around the ankle, but obviously the shin is not completely covered.
The only flaw seems to be the zippers: not totally smooth to operate, mainly because they have to follow a contoured path on stiff material.
I cannot yet comment on durability, but the quality of the manufacture is excellent.
Rides: 1983 Suzuki GR650 Tempter
Yes, I recommend this product.
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