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Old 06-03-2011, 02:27 PM   #26
samadams0824 OP
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Location: Kingston, ON, Canada
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Originally Posted by red450 View Post
I rode last summer with double front carhartts and Thor MX knee/shin guards. Worked great for me.
well the elbow armor stitched into the double front didn't work. The armor rode up and didn't sit where it was supposed to.

I bought some EVS Option shinguards (about $20) pair

They fit great and you forget you're wearing them very quickly.

Took the bike for a 40 min ride around town in traffic to get the bike good and hot. With the knee pads under Carhartts and my mesh jacket, the heat off the motor/rad was noticable but not uncomfortable. I even got a little chilled down by the water, but it wasn't exceptionally hot today either.

I think I've found my solution for my lower half. My armored shorts are on back order so I'll probly stick to the kevlar until they come in.
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