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02-20-2008 08:07 PM
carne_asada
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Originally Posted by colortv View Post
oh damn i've been looking into shin guard stuff as well. i'm kind of on a budget though and whiskey doesn't sell them...like evar so im waiting. but till then let me know if you guys find a really nice pair cus im down to order one!
I got these Shift ones for $12.95 and don't have the lame sock type, just the velcro that wraps around your leg. The Fox ones are dope too and go for $15!

Cycle Gear is laced all around California

Cycle Gear - SHIFT 2008 Enforcer Knee/Shin Guard BLACK: 2008 Enforcer Knee/Shin Guard, BLACK
02-20-2008 06:43 PM
colortv oh damn i've been looking into shin guard stuff as well. i'm kind of on a budget though and whiskey doesn't sell them...like evar so im waiting. but till then let me know if you guys find a really nice pair cus im down to order one!
02-20-2008 05:18 PM
carne_asada
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Originally Posted by Jeffksf View Post
I use motocross shinguards, alot cheaper and more selection. Plus I use them in the summer when riding my quad.
Also motocross boots are higher therefore the knee/shinguards are usually designed with that in mind, which should work for snowboard boots. Check here:
FOX

Those padded shorts might be a good idea as well....
Yeah, I don't know why I didn't look at a motorcycle shop first before ordering those MX ones.

I got the Shift ones but the Fox stuff look sick!

Bling Bling protection!

02-20-2008 03:17 PM
Jeffksf I use motocross shinguards, alot cheaper and more selection. Plus I use them in the summer when riding my quad.
Also motocross boots are higher therefore the knee/shinguards are usually designed with that in mind, which should work for snowboard boots. Check here:
FOX

Those padded shorts might be a good idea as well....
02-20-2008 03:08 PM
joeydzzle RED RAILGUARD-Eternal Snow

I just picked these up. I thought this was a steal until i realized after tax and shipping i save a whole $5. wompwomp. somethings better than nuttin.

I wanna start doing rails but i don't wanna f up my knees and shins so i bought these. No shame in that.
02-20-2008 02:32 PM
carne_asada
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Originally Posted by PapaWood View Post
I haven't used those but I absolutely love my R.E.D s ones and also have the Protec IPS Rail guards. I like the R.E.D s ones a lot better because they have a seperate knee and shin guard. I am assuming the Protec ones would be compareable as well though I have no experience with them. I don't think I like the idea of the big ass straps wrapping around. The R.E.D. ones have velcro straps, but they are lower profile.

I ordered the R.E.D ones from Dogfunk and after trying them on, I packed them back up and sent them back the next morning. I don't have huge calves but I do play basketball and even with the Large size I had trouble fitting and that stretchy stuff sucks.

I called around different moto cross and mtn bike shops and found these ones for $12.95... a hell of lot cheaper and better fitting too.

Not bashing you homie, but those R.E.D's suck big time!

Cycle Gear - SHIFT 2007 Knee/Shin Guards BLACK: 2007 Knee/Shin Guards, BLACK

02-06-2008 04:23 PM
PapaWood
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Originally Posted by carne_asada View Post
WERD!

Haha, gnar.
02-06-2008 04:21 PM
carne_asada
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Originally Posted by PapaWood View Post
Ya soccer shin guards are no good brosef.
WERD!

02-06-2008 03:56 PM
PapaWood
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Originally Posted by apintojr View Post
get some soccer shin guards.
Ya soccer shin guards are no good brosef. Snowboard shinguards are really just a half shinguard that covers all the way down to yer boot.
02-06-2008 11:20 AM
carne_asada
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Originally Posted by PapaWood View Post
I haven't used those but I absolutely love my R.E.D s ones and also have the Protec IPS Rail guards. I like the R.E.D s ones a lot better because they have a seperate knee and shin guard. I am assuming the Protec ones would be compareable as well though I have no experience with them. I don't think I like the idea of the big ass straps wrapping around. The R.E.D. ones have velcro straps, but they are lower profile.
thanks, I'll check out those ones out!

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Originally Posted by apintojr View Post
get some soccer shin guards.
the thing about soccer shin guards are that they cover the entire shin since soccer shoes are low tops. they'll mos def get in the way when wearing snowboarding boots
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