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Expect the unexpected! Crashes will catch you off guard and you need the best possible protection.
The TLD 5550 Long elbow and forearm guard will do an amazing job keeping you protected in the event of a crash. With a mesh construction and internal grippers, these will stay in place and remain comfortable as you ride. The high-impact elbow cap is extended in this version to provide forearm coverage. If you ride DH, these pads will certainly help you at some point!
Mesh construction provides airflow and lightweight design
Internal high-impact protection elbow cap
Forearm guard extends protection
Lycra?« low-compression zones in a strapless, tapered elastic sleeve
No-slip internal grips zones
Rugged woven aramid material to resist abrasions
Sold as a pair.
Sizing Chart - Please see the final photo for a full sizing chart.
ConsLower protection then other pads, Wouldn't stay up
They do offer protection but
They do offer protection but it's certainly not up with what else is out there (they lack a CE rating). I'm 6'3" and got the mediums which were good for a rid and then every time the trail got rough they would fall down. I tried a small size and couldn't fit thfit m over my wrists. I contacted TLD for any suggestion to help keep them up but never received a response.
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