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Any of you fellow Airborne riders have any suggestions for shoulder protection? I'm looking for something to just cover up the shoulders/clavicle area. Not very interested in the full body armor that covers chest and back, any suggestions welcome!
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Not familiar with much like that. Dainese has a pretty extensive range of safety gear, maybe look them up?

I would think protection requires more support from surrounding areas like armored chest and shoulders, which is why I bet you don't see just shoulder/clavicle protection too much. If at all? I think they make one for hockey players, but it looks sort of restrictive.

Sadly sometimes, no matter what you do, something is going to break, riding IS dangerous. :( A very experienced, well rounded and skilled buddy here just broke his in a "freak" accident: pedal caught a rock as speed on a familiar trail, but still - down he went.
 

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Any of you fellow Airborne riders have any suggestions for shoulder protection? I'm looking for something to just cover up the shoulders/clavicle area. Not very interested in the full body armor that covers chest and back, any suggestions welcome!
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I saw some Lacrosse body armor that only covers the shoulders, clavicles, upper chest. Check into that. It should be pretty comfy and less restrictive.
 

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Same thing happened to me on my Guardian, Hit a loose patch of sand/rock..BAM OTB and in the hospital for 4 days with a severely broken Humerus and dislocated shoulder. Point is, it could happen regardless.. Body Airbags are about the only thing that would save you. If such a thing existed. :)

Edit: I looked it up, they DO exist, but.....nah. :)
 
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