Mountain Biking is one of the riskiest types of cycling there is - although it’s one of the most exciting, travelling across different types of terrain at high speeds means that impacts can happen, and when they do - it’s the contact points of the body, such as the elbows which usually pay the highest price.
Elbow pads can be worn across all kinds of mountain bike discipline, from downhill mountain biking right across to cross country riding. Downhill mountain biking and competitive mountain bike racing are the most popular options for those wearing protection including elbow pads, owing to the aggressive riding style and higher speeds.
Elbow pads can vary in design, with more resilient and tougher pads being designed for downhill mountain bikers. More comfortable and less protective (but perfectly adequate) elbow pads are ideal for cross country mountain bikers, with all types now providing all day comfort and an ergonomic fit. All of the above elbow pads do an excellent job, and we have personally tried many of them before listing them on our site.
You can view the full range of elbow pads above, and please do get in touch if you have any questions about the collection.