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Protection for winter commuting

Old 12-02-21, 10:24 AM
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Protection for winter commuting

Anyone here wear any kind of padded protection during winter commuting. ie. elbow/knee pads, hip protection shorts w built in chamois, etc.

Kindly share what brands and measurements/sizing.
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I haven't found a need for any pads winter commuting in Minnesota since '94.
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One of my best pieces of protective equipment for winter is a mirror. When riding in a tire rut you can't risk turning your head back causing you to veer more than a few inches off your track.
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No, sorry. I usually have so much clothing on anyway…
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With so much clothing and such slow speeds, why would you need anything? Best protection from injury: lights, reflective vest, goggles, studded tires.
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Originally Posted by b88 View Post
Anyone here wear any kind of padded protection...ie. elbow/knee pads, hip protection shorts....
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