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Pros Exceptionally comfortable, great balance of protection and pedal-friendliness, stylishWisely-placed protection, dialed fit, reasonable priceExcellent protection, built-to-last, aggressiveHigh levels of protection, quality constructions and materials, secure fitWell-rounded, attractive price, dialed fit
Cons Expensive, durability concerns, quirky fitNot the most pedal-friendly, sleeve could be longer at topQuirky fit, not particularly pedal-friendly, expensiveHeavy, not the best for substantial amounts of pedalingPoor ventilation, could be prone to ripping
Bottom Line A premium knee pad that pedals well and boasts absurd levels of comfortLeatt strikes a perfect balance of protection and pedal-friendliness with these quality padsA burly and protective knee pad that can stand up to some abuseA burly and aggressive knee pad built for hard-chargingA highly functional and sensible knee pad with a well-designed fit
Rating Categories POC Joint VPD System Leatt Airflex Pro 100% Surpass 7Protection Project Knee Dakine Slayer
Protection (30%)
8
9
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10
8
Fit And Comfort (20%)
9
8
6
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9
Pedal Friendliness (20%)
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Ventilation And Breathability (20%)
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Durability (10%)
7
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Specs POC Joint VPD System Leatt Airflex Pro 100% Surpass 7Protection... Dakine Slayer
Weight (per pair, size L) 346 grams 257 grams 498 grams 420 gram 366 grams
Padding Material VPD (visco-elastic polymer dough) 3D molded padding, hardens on impact Foam Sas-Tec kneecap pad with flexible hard cap/polygon foam DK impact foam
Body Material high-tenacity nylon Moisture Cool, Airmesh Rubberized ventilated outer skin Pro-knit breathable sock Aramid fiber
Adjustments? No No 2 cinch straps Center strap system (top), Velcro from both sides No
Safety Certifications EN 1621-1 CE EN 1621-1 CE EN Level 2 CE EN 1621/1 EN 1621-1 Level 1
Available Sizes S - L S - XXL S - XL S-XL S - XL
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