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The latest featured item is Sixsixone Core Saver 2014, a Protective Gear provided by Sixsixone. We give it 4 out of 5 stars.

Sixsixone Core Saver 2014

The Six
One Core Saver is an ideal added layer of protection for those who want to protect their core, but don’t want the restrictions and weight of body armor jackets or pressure suits. Increased blood flow and muscle recovery are just the beginning of the long list of features. The Core Saver offers lightweight chest protection thru a ventilated injection molded thermoplastic roost deflector. Your shoulders are also sheltered by ventilated, compression molded EVA panels. The fully articulated spine protector allows you to move with ease, optimal for maneuvering tight hairpins and technical descents. Ventilated moisture wicking construction keeps the core cool during those epically long, hot days on the trail. The Core Saver includes a removable back plate for complete neck brace compatibility. Lightweight Chest Protection Thru Ventilated Injection Molded Thermoplastic Roost Deflector Ventilated Shoulder Protection With Compression Molded Eva Panels Total Neck Brace Compatibility Through Removable Back Plate Protection Ease of Motion With Fully Articulated Spine Protection Blood Flow and Muscle Recovery with Compression Fit Core Cooling with Ventilated Moisture Wicking Construction Secure Fit With Waist Velcro Closure 40% Polyester, 30% EVA, 15% Plastic, 10% PU Foam, 5% Spandex
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    Do High School Lacrosse Teams Provide Protective Gear? I wanna play lacrosse next year for my high school team but i have no idea if i need to buy my own gear or not. i dont really wanna spend 100 dollars for a helmet so do the high school teams give you the protective gear?

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      It depends on whether lacrosse is an “official” school sport or if it’s technically a “club” sport. If it’s an official school sport, as it is at most schools that have a lacrosse program (I’ve never heard of one where it’s not) then the school is required by law to provide protective equipment to participants that do not have their own. It’s different with club sports because they are technically not officially sanctioned by or connected to the school. For example, due to the high costs of equipment and ice time, hockey is a club sport at most public schools which means that the players (i.e. their parents) must pay for everything including, involving a ll of the equipment, all ice time for practices and games, the coaches’ salaries and the officials for each game. But as I mentioned, every high school lacrosse team that I’ve heard of is an official school team, so if you play for them they have to be able to provide all of the equipment that you need except for a stick, cleats, and probably a cup.

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    Do Motorcycle Riders Ever Wear Protective Gear? Besides a helmet. I’m talking about riding a dual sport or sport bike in town or on the highway. Do they ever wear protective gear like this? http://www.amazon.com/Motorcycle-Protector-Street-Motocross-Jacket/dp/B004VHU55I/ref=sr_1_2?s=automotive&ie=UTF8&qid=1378779288&sr=1-2&keywords=motorcycle+armor

    Or would I look like a fool?

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      ATGATT ( all the gear all the time )
      depends on where you ride but even just going to get gas around the corner from you house, ATGATT.

      I am 66 years old and have been riding since I am 16. Naturally I spilled and fell a few times.
      Just got up and dusted myself off. Sure the helmet was cracked, but not my head.
      Sure the pants were ripped buy my skin was unharmed. You will fall. With the protection on you have a chance, without it, you will look ugly forever.

      The girl I helped that slid along the highway on her bare skin at 60 miles/hour for 1/4 of a mile no longer looks pretty. Sure she had 4 operations to make her look ‘decent’ but…. well, you know.
      Not pretty.

      Always, always wear full gear.

      check out the MOA website for BMW.

      look at the Klim gear webpage.

      those are good investments. Expensive but worth it.

      See you on the road !

      shiny side up !

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    Sports Bike/Crotch Rocket Protective Gear..and Ideas On What To Purchase? I was wondering if anyone has personal crash experince, or knows some reliable protective gear they can reccomend…Im assuming its all relaible, but i wanted something that is easy to cary along, and can be worn over my clothes.

    Obviously id wear Gloves and a helmet, But what can be a good looking, but protective jacket i could use, and fold up in the compartment on the bike when im not riding.

    I never worn protective gear, so is there something that will save ur life, and you can shove in the trunk of the bike?

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      Hey whats up? I own a 2006 CBR 600rr, These bikes have zero trunk space that usually only holds the registration and a microfiber cloth to wipe your bike off every now and then. Depending where you live you will want to take into consideration on how hot or cold you will be with gear. Go to your local sport bike/accessory shop and look at the jackets, most of them have inner lining that you can remove to keep you cool during warmer days. A full jacket is what you want, it will protect your whole back, elbows, and shoulders (The ones that look bulky and has the pads in them).A plain leather jacket will not protect your bones like these can. Sad to say no jackets will hide away on a crotch rocket. One good thing to always have are riding boots that protect your ankles. 9 times out of 10 one of your legs will be stuck under the bike as you fall and twist your ankel into pieces. Oh yea and good gloves, the road will rip your skin off. Gloves can usually hide away in the storage on a sport bike. Hope this helps! The gear only looks as good as you think it does. if you got the money, alpine stars makes reeeal nice gear, a little pricey but nice. I have a joe rocket jacket, its nice and the price was affordable. I hit a turn to fast one time wearing just the chest protector, it saved my spine as I landed on my back but my elbow now has a scar for life….I got lucky….

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    Is Protective Gear Really Needed While Snowboarding? If I’m mostly cruising the mountain and not trying any crazy tricks.

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      It’s a question of personal safety. Are helmets, leather jackets, and heavy boots required to ride a motorcycle?

      You could be lucky for years riding snowboards and never need the protection that a helmet and wrist guards provide, but the first time that you need then and don’t have them, you could be very sorry.

      Shaun White took a nasty face plant on the lip of a half pipe last week during the Winter X Games that broke the chin strap of his helmet. Without that helmet, there is a good chance that he would have been seriously hurt.

      Conversely, there is a school of thought that believes protective gear is actually causing the snowboarders to take greater risks. “Hey, I just did a single twisting back flip! Now I’m gonna put on my helmet and try a double twisting back flip!” Some boarders put themselves at greater risk of injury believing that the protective gear will save them.

      You might just be “cruising the mountain and not doing any crazy tricks”, but there are also a lot of other skiers and boarders that are NOT taking it easy. Some of the nastiest injuries I have seen involve two people. Most of the time it is one inexperienced guy colliding with a more experienced guy. Who caused the collision is usually immaterial when both of them are being taken off the mountain with life threatening injuries.

      For the most part, protective gear is a great idea. Helmets, wrist guards, and other such protective gear will be beneficial in preventing minor crashes causing major damage.

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    Protective Gear- Where Can I Buy It? I wanna buy a combo set of elbow pads, knee guards wrist pads and a helmet, or seperate, does anyone know any good websites i can buy them from? thank you

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      I’ve ordered from this site a couple times and been very happy with them: http://www.xsportsprotective.com/ Someone posted it on here earlier this year and it’s a place I check first now. You can also find lots of gear at http://www.jensonusa.com , http://www.pricepoint.com , http://www.blueskycycling.com , http://www.ride-this.com , and plenty of other online retailers.

      Bike shops don’t usually stock much in the way of protective gear, so it makes it hard to choose what you like best. There is definitely a difference between brands and models, and it’s best to try them on if you can. So far, everything I’ve tried from both Pro-Tec and 661 have been comfortable and well made. Haven’t been that impressed with Fox, but it works. Dianese and Rockgardn make great stuff…Dianese is expensive but has some of the best designs out there (them, and 661).

      There are lots of options for coverage, so shop around and look at what all is available. Some people like all-in-one arm or leg products, and some like separate shin/knee setups, for example. The body-suit types for your upper body are worth looking at, too….simple, quick, and great coverage.

      Hope this helps you out some.

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