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Knee protectors - numbness in shins

Discussion in 'General Motorcycling Discussion' at netrider.net.au started by dajarra, Nov 11, 2009.

  1. Just want to know if anyone has had this problem.

    I bought some Knox knee protectors, wore them all Saturday while riding my new bike, that night i noticed a bit of numbness from the bottom of my knee to mid shin. One leg more than the other.

    Still the same the next morning but i put the knee protectors on and rode all day sunday with them on... it made it worse and now there's a "twitch" in my shins when extend and bring back my lower legs.... hard to explain but anyone have any problems with knee protectors?


     
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  2. Sounds like you're pinching a nerve with the fastening. Are they tightening up too much once you are on the bike?
     
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  3. They're light and comfortable... when you're on the bike you don't even notice them which might be the problem.
     
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  4. When I started to wear my Fox MX knee/shin protectors, it took a while for the straps to soften up. Nowdays, I can wear them all day on or off the bike. As long as the protectors aren't too loose and don't slide around when worn, you should be fine.
     
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