Forget the struggle with bulky pads! The Slayer Knee pads from Dakine are so 'free' feeling, you might forget you're even wearing them! With a 4-way stretch mesh backing and ergonomic fit, the Slayers will ensure you stay comfortable throughout the entire ride. Most importantly, the CE-certified foam padding, 4-way stretch mesh, and abrasion-resistant cover ensure you are protected and keep the pads sitting where you need them.
Who's this item for: Any type of rider looking for effective, low-profile knee protection that they can pedal around in all day long.
Protection Style: These are an open back, slip-on style pad with a 4-way stretch construction to keep them in place. There are no Velcro straps on these pads so make sure you get the sizing right.
- Shell: Ariaprene Pro 4-way stretch fabric with Aramid fibre abrasion resistance.
- Mesh back: 75% polyester, 25% nylon
- Insert: CE Certified polyurethane impact foam
Closure or Slip-on: These are a slip-on style pad so there are no straps or anything like that.
Length of knee pad: The dimensions aren't stated by Dakine but the pads will extend a couple of inches above the knee and cover the knee and part of the shin.
Protection level: Light - Moderate protection level CE Certified EN 1621-1 Level 1
Removable protective inserts for washing: No, the inserts are not removable for washing
Pros: A low-profile pad that is comfortable enough to pedal around in all day and offers enough protection to keep your knees intact for pretty much any type of riding.
Cons: You'll have to make sure that you get the sizing right so that the pads stay in place and won't need to be readjusted all the time.