My wife broke her thumb at the base joint two weeks ago ...right where her wrist guard ends. I think I'd rather break my thumb than my wrist. I've fallen more times than my ego will allow me to recall
...always with wrist guards and helmet...no injuries.
Fingers are a weakest point. I try to ride with fists closed when I can remeber.
We'll since we're having a dork competition, I'll have to contribute to the pad-off.
Besides, your standard helment...
It's a pretty good idea I guess, and is reccomended by SA Nev Lapwood when "pushing the edge".