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Shin/calf pads ?

s1mons1mon Posts: 618
edited December 2012 in MTB buying advice

I've recently been using flats on my h/t after being a spd user for years ! And I'm liking them alot. Does anyone make some low profile shin or shin/calf pads ? I'm not after some full on down hill gear just something that will protect me if I slip and get a shin full of pins :shock:



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  • grenwgrenw Posts: 788
    661 veggies may be just what you're after
  • GrenW wrote:
    661 veggies may be just what you're after
    That's what I use. Neoprene with a thin plastic shin guard - more akin to a football shinpad than DH armour.
    And useful in this weather - they are keep my legs nice and warm.
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  • anj132anj132 Posts: 299
    Or a cheap pair of football shin pads.
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