Dainese Impact Shorts

5/5 (1 Reviews)


Product Description

  • Soft padding material
  • Composite protectors
  • Anti-bacterical ergonomic Coolmax seat
  • Fastening system frontal full-zips


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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by UncaJohn a Weekend Warrior from Athens Greece

Date Reviewed: November 28, 2006

Strengths:    High quality workmanship, perfect fit, cool (despite the thermoplastic plates), eassy to wear. Stays on place!

Weaknesses:    You've got to follow exaclty the given directions for washing.

Bottom Line:   
This product is just perfect. You forget that you'r wearing armour plates - very comfty.
This works as an underwear (a bit kinky to go ridding only with those), so wear them inside your shorts.
Already test it on a crash, my right leg hit a pointy rock hidden under a bush. The armour worked perfectly, i didn;t ven feel the impact.
Get-it! (i guess this product can even cover a XC racer, as most of their crashes involve slidding on the side on gravel).
A note about Dainese dealer in Greece.
Better check with a online shop! Here the're "offering" those shorts for..130Euros, while i got them from Germany form HiBike for 60! (70 with the posting). If they want to survive they'de better learn....

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Favorite Trail:   Agios Georgios, Aprnitha, Goura, the "infamous" 10 at Ymmitos

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $45.00

Purchased At:   www.hibike.de

Similar Products Used:   Nope.

Bike Setup:   Maountain Cycle San Andreas Classic. Sherman fork, Shiman XT 4-piston disk brakes (first generation 203mm fron 165 rear), XT rear hub, DMR 20mm front, XT octaling drivetrain discs (only granny & middle), XT 34-11 cassette, mavic rims, Nokian Gazzaloggy 2,6 front, Nokian NBX 2,5 rear, Titec abjustable seatpost, DMR 65mm stem, WTB saddle, Custom Dashring.

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