If you're riding aggressively and your jacket is unarmored, keep your elbows safe with a pair of elbow guards from brands like Leatt, Icon, and Forcefield.
Torin in AZ
I love how they mold to you, have not crashed in them yet but seem just dense enough to soak up a nice rock hit. I ordered an xl because i have 16" biceps but were far too large and falling off, Rocky mountain immediately sent out a large and are a bit tight but feel snug and dont slide around. First set of elbow pads and I love them.Read All Reviews
ktm keith in MT
I have been using this model for 15+ years. I buy and new pair each year. I ride in rocks a lot and some years they have had large cuts in the hard plastic. I am average build and they fit me good, but are to small for larger riders. These are not guards noticeable when riding but I am glad to take them off at the end of the ride. If you do not wear protection then carry some large bandages.Read All Reviews
Thomas in IL
These elbow pads are about as minimalist as it gets, even for Mountain Biking. They've got a very thin layer of D30 padding along the forearm bottom and the elbow. That said, for what they are, they're perfect. Extremely low profile, will fit under any jersey without a problem and really comfortable and well constructed. Just don't expect significant impact protection with these and you'll be very happy with what you get. They're, I think, a great compromise between the heftier, bulkier elbow pads that offer more protection, and no protection at all. I can't see how these would possibly interfere with any mobility or flexibility. Great for their intended purpose.Read All Reviews