Cycling Protective Gear

Cycling Protective Gear

21 different models currently in stock
G-Form Pro-X2 Elbow Pads
• Compression fit specific for adult (XS to XL) and youth (S/M & L/XL)• Coussinets RPT anatomique absorbant les impacts et protegent en cas de chute• Tissu UPF 50+, evacue l’humidite pour garder confortablement au sec• Conception a deux panneaux...
$79.99

IXS
IXS HACK EVO ELBOW PADS
Junior elbow pads designed for comfort and lightweight.• Qmatter technology to absorb energy during impacts• AeroMesh net for more breathability
$69.99
  • BLK

IXS
IXS HACK EVO KNEE PADS YOUTH
Junior knee pads designed for comfort and lightweight.• Qmatter technology to absorb energy during impacts• AeroMesh net for more breathability• 290 g
$79.99
  • BLK

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The characteristics of mountain bike protective gear

The type of mountain bikes; Trail, cross-country, all-mountain, enduro or downhill, greatly influences the protections you will need. For the trail, it is recommended to have knee and elbow protections that are flexible to allow greater freedom of movement. These are necessary when it comes to challenging the unevenness and the many obstacles such as roots and rocks. We must also choose the type of padding and its thickness depending on the type of terrain on which you ride. The soft elbow and knee protectors are also suitable for enduro cyclists as they offer lightness and breathability; two features sought after by enduro cyclists.

Types of flexible protections

There are two types of flexible protections. Sleeve protectors, such as the G-Form and Race Face as well as those attached with straps like IXS Hack.

The protective sleeves are lighter, allow greater freedom of movement, are more ventilated and are made of compression tissue, allowing better blood circulation.

For more information on compression garments, we invite you to check out our compression stockings page.

The foam used in G-Form protections is equipped with technology that makes it harden on impact. This phenomenon allows this protection to be very flexible when pedaling which maximizes comfort, while protecting you during falls.

Mountain protectors attached using belts have a rigid shell at all times, but their construction still allows good freedom of movement.

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