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Elevate Knee Guard
An ideal ride is one in which you push your skillsets just a bit to find that edge, but not so much that the ride comes to an abrupt end. The Elevate is a medium-weight and breathable slip-on knee guard that offers protection against minor abuse you'll find during enduro and trail sessions. If you do happen to tuck the front wheel under while lining up that berm, the D30 LPI padding absorbs some of the impact and the Cordura 4-way stretch fabric fends off abrasion.
As the ride turns more metabolic and the heat picks up in the switchbacks, the mesh fabric provides breathability, and the full rear-knee cut-out dumps heat and eliminates bunching. Pearl Izumi uses a long knee warmer length design for the fit, as well as comfortable elastic and silicone to ensure ride-long placement so that you can focus on the trails.
- Slip-on medium weight knee guard for enduro and trail
- CE level one protection against minor abuse on the ride
- High-stretch and breathable fabric for comfort
- Longer design for lasting fit while shredding trail
- Item #PLZO8BI
- [front] 100% cordura, [rear] mesh, [pads] D30 LP1
- Protection Area
- CE level 1
- Recommended Use
- downhill, enduro
- Manufacturer Warranty
What do you think about this product?
October 2, 2020
The Search Is Over!
- I've put it through the wringer
- True to size
- Size Bought
- 5` 5"
- 140 lbs
I've tried a number of other pads from POC and ION, but were always left frustrated by how they never stayed in place. I enjoy trail riding where I'm pedaling a decent amount, so I need pads that won't slip down and bunch above my knees. Pearl Izumi has finally solved this puzzle with these pads! The longer sleeve design (almost like a knee warmer) really does stay in place high up on the thigh. On 2hr rides where I used to have to adjust my pads 3-4 times.....no more. These are super comfortable, and the ventilated knee design really does let air through for cooling. The rubber pads slip out so you can easily wash the sleeves. And the best indicator yet: sitting around having a post-ride beer, I forgot I even still had them on. THAT comfortable! The high cost was definitely worth it to me.