POC Sports Joint VPD 2.0 Knee Armor and Pads

3.25/5 (4 Reviews)
MSRP : $168.49


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Product Description

The POC Joint VPD 2.0 Knee Pad is a true all-in-one knee protection solution that lets you move enough to pedal on all-day epic rides, but still offers enough protection to keep you confident through the hairiest DH lines.3D-molded VPD 2.0 knee panel is perforated to improve ventilationVPD (Visco-Elastic Polymer Dough) offers progressive, effective impact absorption and conforms to your body for a comfortable fitKevlar-reinforced fabric resists tears and snagsSuper-stretchy back sleeve for a secure, personalized fit


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Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Travis Bickle a All Mountain Rider

Date Reviewed: March 24, 2014

Strengths:    These pads are lightweight and quite comfortable. I have worn them for up to 4 hours with loads of climbing and I tend to forget them. They stay in place well even with the lower strap removed. I slide the bottom rear fabric up my calve slightly and this helps keep them from sliding down and doesn't impact the comfort. I have experiences no chafing. I have had no bad wrecks with these on so far, just minor scrapes and they do their job and still look great. I went with POC because they contain no neoprene and I believe that I'm allergic to it.

Weaknesses:    They are expensive. The lower strap wasn't comfortable for me.

Bottom Line:   
A solid well made pad that stays put. Not too bulky. I have been quite happy with them and would go with the VPD2's again.

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Favorite Trail:   Woodcutter, Cumberland, BC

Duration Product Used:   4 Months

Price Paid:    $90.00

Purchased At:   Jenson USA

Similar Products Used:   661, Raceface

Bike Setup:   2011 Turner 5 Spot.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Bryan a Weekend Warrior

Date Reviewed: April 12, 2013

Strengths:    Solid construction, comfortable

Weaknesses:    Chafing

Bottom Line:   
I have had these pads for about six months now and have put quiet a few hours/miles on these pads; in addition to a few crashes. They have never slipped and have been very comfortable. My only gripe is that the strap that goes behind the knee has a tendency to ride up and cause some pretty severe chafing, this strap can be removed, so it's not that big of a deal. These are pretty freak'n expensive, but you get what you pay for. I have friends that payed much less than I did for pads and they're on their second pair of pads, I'm still on my first, so it is all about the same in the end. If you have the

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Duration Product Used:   6 Months

Price Paid:    $100.00

Similar Products Used:   661 Kyle Strait knee pads


Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by jazzanova

Date Reviewed: February 27, 2013

Strengths:    Nice looking. Good protection.

Weaknesses:    Rubs underneath my knees.

Bottom Line:   
I really wanted to like these pads, but after trying them 2x, I am done.
After about 1/2 hour into the ride the back part of the upper strap started to rub underneath of my knees.
The stitching is very thick nylon like. I had to take them off after 1 hour. I have tried them on 2 rides, always reajusting hoping to find a comfortable fit. I do not believe this is a question of braking them in.
3 days after and I still have tender skin at the place of the strip.
I am a bit disappointing. This was an expensive toy I am not going to use.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Kayton

Date Reviewed: February 3, 2013

Strengths:    Looks rad, great protection, comfortable.

Weaknesses:    Hot.

Bottom Line:   
I really like these except for the fact that they are warm to wear. I live in So Cal and mid day rides with these get hot. I love them and now I always wear them.

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