Originally Posted by Rescue Wagon
What are you using for stand alone protection?
For knee/shin protection I have the Alpinestars Vapor Knee Guard, I did modify them to eliminate the Velcro straps I can't stand Velcro. Bought some 1" nylon straps with clips from the Wal Mart camping section and sewed them in place, way more secure than the elastic straps with Velcro.
For hip armor I'm using the Icon Stryker hip guards, I wear them over my underwear. Not too bulky so they fit nice under jeans.