Str8Laced
 
 
 
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    May 28, 2013
  • Last review
    August 21, 2013
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Alpinestars Vapor Knee Guard The Alpinestars Vapor Knee Guards are innovative, ergonomically-optimized and made from light, breathable materials while,robust outer protection structures to provide a close fit, superb articulation and greater impact performance. Features CE certified protection systems utilizing robust protective structures and impact absorption padding Thermo-formed polymer material construction offers improved impact performance Highly ergonomic design improves streamlining while providing crucial protection for MX and off-road riding Asymmetrical and lightweight ergonomic panel construction offers extended protection surfaces to reduce rotation Intelligent fastening systems offer greater flexibility, customization and prevent side rotation Dual strap closure system on Knee Protectors are specially designed to offer more comfort and adjustment Top strap mounted above the knee and lower strap positioned for ergonomic fit Advanced 3D poly padding for increased comfort and a close-fitting performance Vented panels and advanced microfibers give comfort to the rider, preventing heat build-up while maintaining tactile contact with skin Creative silicone printed graphic pattern
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Light, reasonably comfortable.
PostedAugust 21, 2013
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Str8Laced
From Halifax
Rider Type:Adventurer
Age:35-44
Gender:male
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 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Features 
3 / 5
3 / 5
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These entry-level guards were a good bang for my buck, however I noticed the following things over the last four months of riding:
1) The square plastic loop through which the calf-strap is fed nearly always rotates lengthwise while the knee guard is worn - which narrows and bunches the strap at that contact point. *See pic.
2) The knee-cup liner material is soft to the touch, however after more than an hour riding I feel a friction burn on my knee. I will remedy this by further lining it with fleece.
I suspect that at 5'9" & 185 lbs, had I opted for size M/L instead of L/XL I may not be experiencing one issue or the other.
Yes, I recommend this product.
+2points
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Made with PU coated leather for durability and abrasion resistance 100 Waterproof performance membrane construction Outer and inner ankle protection is given by innovative, double injected, TPU section with different Durometer (hardness) values and thicknesses to allow protection and flexibility all in one section Internal shin reinforcement layered under the leather Mesh liner for comfort and breathability Removable PE padded foot bed provides shock absorption and impact protection Stitched sole is of a unique rubber compound for exceptional grip and durability Three-buckles closure with micro-adjustable memory system Velcro pull flap for adjustable closure Scout WP boot is CE certified
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Good value for the price, and well-made.
PostedMay 28, 2013
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Str8Laced
From Halifax
Rider Type:Dirt Maven
Age:35-44
Gender:male
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 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Features 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Fit
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I've worn these boots while riding in dusty / swampy / muddy trails with great results. My feet were bone dry and not too hot. The fit feels 1/2 a size larger than indicated. They needed little to no break-in, and fit very comfortably from the onset. My only complaint is that the tread lugs seem to trap the boot on the stock foot pegs of my WR250R, making precise and timely shifting slightly difficult. I'll get used to it, though because these boots are sweet!
Yes, I recommend this product.
+1point
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