Fox Head Raptor KneeShin Guards Armor and Pads

3.33/5 (3 Reviews)

Product Description

the most technologically advanced knee/shin protection on the market today. Unique styling sets it apart from the competition. Plated, high impact plastic shells for increased scratch resistance. Dual pivot hinge closely follows the natural movement of the knee. Asymmetrical design fits the left and right leg for unparalleled comfort. Multiple large vents in plastic shells and foam for maximum ventilation. Soft wicking mesh material for maximum comfort and ventilation against the skin. Specifically designed shin piece prevents guard from slipping down leg. One-adjust quick release strap system allows for quick and easy application and removal. Removable liner allows for easy cleaning.

Silver | One size fits all/adult

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by clay_man a Downhiller from Austin, TX

Date Reviewed: May 24, 2009

Strengths:    Good padding, strong plastic armor.

Weaknesses:    straps need to be wider

Bottom Line:   
These offer great protection for your knee and upper shin (they don't go all the way to your shoe). The straps could stand to be a little wider, as they bite after a few hours of riding. The main problem I have had with them is that the rivets they used to make the knee cap articulate with the shin is made of plastic and they popped out after a couple of uses, leaving the knee cap piece flopping around. I used a couple of zip ties to re-secure them and it works fine.

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Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $80.00

Similar Products Used:   various separate knee shin combos over the years

Bike Setup:   norco sasquatch dirt jumper

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:3
Submitted by nicholas a Downhiller from japan

Date Reviewed: June 21, 2008

Strengths:    easy to put on looks are cool and the flexiabilty is great once you get use to it.

Weaknesses:    not so comfortable the hinge mobility is great however the strap system does not feel so good. you have to strap them tighter than usuall so they dont slip. i thought these would be the best yet,but iwas mistaken. also the strap placment is set so depending on your heighth this could be goood or not so good for me the bottom strap is way too high. also the straps come off on impact.

Bottom Line:   
these are not for mtbiking. the idea is so good but the comfort is still too low. i bought them so i will use them. once you have worn them in a bit they become fitting. however comlpared to somthing else the comfort is low. i recomend these to some one 5.6 or under. if not they wont fit good.

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Favorite Trail:   anything going down

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $80.00

Purchased At:   adrenilne bikes

Similar Products Used:   fox 911,

Bike Setup:   transition double bottlerocket

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Grant Wilson a Downhiller from Tokyo Japan

Date Reviewed: April 28, 2008

Strengths:    when i pulled these out of hte packaging, the first thing i noticed was all the fantastic features. The most impressive is the amount of movement in the super hunged kneecap covers. i can fully bend and extend my knee without any limitation from the pads, or discomfort. the strap mechanisms are fantastic with the slide in clasps that make it fast and easy to remove the pads when needed. There is a TON of comfort padding on the inside to the shins and top of knee that make these comfortable, and plenyt of vents to keep your legs cool.

Weaknesses:    My only grip is i wish the straps had some padding to keep your legs from getting chaffed from the straps.

Bottom Line:   
Fantastic buy on kneeguards. I needed something that would comforatbly protect my knees and shins. These do it fantastic hands down.

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Favorite Trail:   Fujimi

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $65.00

Purchased At:   Jenson

Similar Products Used:   none

Bike Setup:   Hardrock, revelation 426, bb7, etc etc etc

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