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