Riding a motorcycle is inherently dangerous because you are personally exposed in the event of an accident. That’s why it’s important to get the right gear for the occasion. Armor and protective gear can keep you safe in an unfortunate incident.
We’ve carefully selected a number of great choices for motorcycle armor and related gear. While you should always choose to wear standard protective equipment such as a helmet along with a jacket and riding pants (or even a complete race suit) that include extra protection, it’s often a good idea to augment your existing setup with specific armor. What exactly are we talking about? Just take a look at the types of gear we have on this page:
Aside from motorcycle armor, we also have a number of braces. While they may not provide as much impact protection, they can add extra support to joints such as knees, elbows, ankles, wrists, etc. In a collision, braces may keep your joints from overextending or improperly bending.
Play it safe when you’re on your motorcycle. Pick up some of the protective gear and armor you see here. Hopefully you’ll never need it. But if you do, you’ll be very glad you have it.
sean in SC
I bought these for myself and my kids when our riding style progressed beyond just needing impact protection. They are relatively low cost and work great for our needs. My kids and I both measured at the top of medium and youth, respectively. I opted for the next size which was a good choice because they are meant to fit snug. A sleeve underneath is a must otherwise you'll rub the back of your leg behind your knee raw. That area on our legs was a little sore the first couple of times that we wore the braces, but after they broke in, we don't even notice them when we're riding. They offer good side-to-side stability, hyper-extension prevention as well as the impact protection for the knee cap. You can't adjust the hyper-extension setting, but it's not something I found was necessary. These do slip on which, I think by design, is what keeps them firmly in place (I've had no problems with them slipping or moving). So, the only disadvantage - if you might call it that - is that you have to take your pants off completely in order to get these off. They don't strap on like some other designs - but again... I think that is an advantage.Read All Reviews