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Post  babuja on Thu Apr 11, 2013 9:14 pm

Hi guys,

need a new Knee Guard. Always been using basic knee guards protection.

Getting old and hoping will be better to investe some money in protection rather in surgery.

Can't aford over 500€ de pair and hope they are strong enough to hold for 3-4 years...so let's try to find the better options available.

1) Asterisk Cyto Cell Knee Brace



2) EVS Axis Sport Knee Brace



3) EVS RS8 Pro Knee Brace



4) Alpinestars B2 Carbon Knee Brace



5) EVS SX01 Knee Brace



Need you experience and feedback guys.


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Post  Mad Frosty on Thu Apr 11, 2013 10:22 pm

1,2,3- good , 4 - no good
Go for the one you can get cheapest from the first three .
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Post  babuja on Thu Apr 11, 2013 11:23 pm

Mad Frosty wrote:1,2,3- good , 4 - no good
Go for the one you can get cheapest from the first three .

Tnks Mad Frostly
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Post  BuRP on Sun Apr 14, 2013 5:52 pm

1, 2 & 3 I'd not buy unless I had the chance to test them for a full, read: FULL, day.
The straps will pinch you, leave marks on the skin and will irritate the shite oot a ya!
I'd go with 4, less likely to pinch locally.
No doubt they'll all protect the knee nicely....
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Post  BuRP on Sun Apr 14, 2013 5:57 pm

But Babuja,

BMW's Summer Pants has built-in armour which does not bother you at all. Softish stuff which on impact stiffens up, works well.
The pants itself is great too, lotsa pockets too - and is not at all costly when compared to other brand's riding pants (without armour or pockets!). Not warm, and I've used it for alpine skiing even without thermal underwear, just the pants - not cold! Would be ideal for that trip Wink
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Post  babuja on Sun Apr 14, 2013 7:10 pm

BuRP wrote:1, 2 & 3 I'd not buy unless I had the chance to test them for a full, read: FULL, day.
The straps will pinch you, leave marks on the skin and will irritate the shite oot a ya!
I'd go with 4, less likely to pinch locally.
No doubt they'll all protect the knee nicely....

Well, need good protection for rally raid and as I said, better to investe some money in protection rather in surgery.

About confort (marks and irritation) well...if they don´t interfir with my ability to move I can accept that...I think BRP smile

BuRP wrote:But Babuja,

BMW's Summer Pants has built-in armour which does not bother you at all. Softish stuff which on impact stiffens up, works well.
The pants itself is great too, lotsa pockets too - and is not at all costly when compared to other brand's riding pants (without armour or pockets!). Not warm, and I've used it for alpine skiing even without thermal underwear, just the pants - not cold! Would be ideal for that trip Wink

thinking in one of this for that propose banana

http://www.klim.com/en-us/shop/moto/
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Post  AURORA on Wed Apr 17, 2013 2:36 am

I have old asterisk. I like them.
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Post  babuja on Wed Apr 17, 2013 5:14 pm

AURORA wrote:I have old asterisk. I like them.

They fit ok with your boots?
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Post  AURORA on Wed Apr 17, 2013 6:32 pm

babuja wrote:
AURORA wrote:I have old asterisk. I like them.

They fit ok with your boots?

Yes but, you have to stick them in the top of your boot. I use Tech 10 boots.
Remember, in extreme cases they are designed to protect your knee by breaking your leg.
Leg heals faster than knee.

When wearing them after a little while you don't even feel them. Don't plan on wearing them on
a 10 mile hike.
As far as size is concerned it is better to go with a bigger size than a smaller size.

They saved me three times so far. Well worth the money!!!!!!!!!! 2 thumbs
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Post  babuja on Wed Apr 17, 2013 9:14 pm

AURORA wrote:
babuja wrote:
AURORA wrote:I have old asterisk. I like them.

They fit ok with your boots?

Yes but, you have to stick them in the top of your boot. I use Tech 10 boots.

ohhh, I too do have some T10 boots. What do you mean by stick in the top of your boot?

Tnks guys
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Post  AURORA on Wed Apr 17, 2013 9:33 pm

babuja wrote:
AURORA wrote:
babuja wrote:
AURORA wrote:I have old asterisk. I like them.

They fit ok with your boots?

Yes but, you have to stick them in the top of your boot. I use Tech 10 boots.

ohhh, I too do have some T10 boots. What do you mean by stick in the top of your boot?

Tnks guys

The brace is long. Thus, part of the brace will be inside of your boot.
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Post  babuja on Wed Apr 17, 2013 9:36 pm

nice
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Re: Knee Guard - Find what fits you best

Post  babuja on Wed Jul 03, 2013 4:44 pm

Have decided to give a change to asterisk. Very happy...

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