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Knee pads over their pants?

Discussion in 'Riding Gear and Bike Accessories/Parts' at netrider.net.au started by Jane Deaux, Apr 20, 2016.

  1. So, I have checked online for most stores [in Australia] and haven't found what I'm looking for. Does anyone wear knee armor/knee pads over their pants? Looking for the over option for when skimping on kevlar jeans. Would still like to be able to keep my knees protected.



    Please & thank you
     
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  2. Yes, I have only been able to find ones you wear under your clothes >.< would be nice to be able to put them over stuff that way take them off when you get to where you're going.

    The site as a very detailed dealers list which is very helpful, thank you
     
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  3. Yeah I've got some knee pads that go in the draggin jeans and they're so uncomfortable that I just never wear them. It worries me a bit, I'd like some more protection but can't handle the bunching at the back of the knee when the pad is in the front knee pocket. Maybe the strap on ones are a bit more comfortable... In any case, the new leathers will be ready in a week or two and it's getting colder now so shouldn't have to worry about it for a good four or five months :)
     
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  4. Just get the velcro (under) ones and put tension buckles on the straps. Then they should stay put in a slide.
     
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  5. I went on a group ride a few weeks ago and there were a bunch of guys wearing strap on knee armour, I'll ask about it next time I see them and let you know
     
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  6. Thanks man! Appreciate it :)
     
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  7. Not just your knees to worry about in an off - bite the bullet, get kevlar or proper overpants, better to sweat or look a bit daggy than bleed, pretty girls don't want to be "scarred up"
     
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  8. Something like this?

    Icon Cloverleaf Knee Sliders

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    Vid in the link shows it being worn over jeans. It's overseas but you'd think sizing on something like this wouldn't be critical.

    That sounds like an interesting party.
     
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  9. Well I haven't been back for a few weeks for obvious reasons ;-)
     
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