Icon Cloverleaf Knee Sliders
Good for a non full suit substitute for commuting.
I bought these to protect my knees as I commute on my kawasaki ninja 1000 I wear a full suit on the track but these do the job to protect while commuting.
May 11, 2015
straps flimsy, pads slide around
i've been wearing these on my daily 45 minute commute to work. the straps deteriorated and frayed after the first week quite a bit, but they are still hanging on after about 6 months.
i measured my legs with measuring tape and ordered my size according to the size chart, but these pads slide all over the place.
im sure they would help somewhat in a crash... but who wants to take a chance on having them slide out of place?
April 19, 2015
Well made, great functionality, smart.
I bought these because I hate getting all geared up for my 5 minute commute, but I also don't like feeling exposed, no matter how short the ride.
These make me feel WAY more confident on my bike than just wearing the jeans I'm wearing to work that day. They also look really cool too, although the pucks are a little silly.
These are very well made. I haven't trimmed off the velcro yet because my girlfriend sometimes uses them as extra protection when I've got my suit on. (SEE ATTACHED PIC)
At first, I was a little nervous they'd be uncomfortable and possibly cut off the circulation on my legs, but they stretched out a bit and now are very comfortable.
They are a little expensive, but hey, so is knee surgery.
February 25, 2015
Quick on and off knee protection
On the weekends, I have my riding pants.. for commuting or quick rides, they are not always the convenient choice. The Icon Cloverleafs are easy on and easy off.. they fit conveniently in a backpack or tailbag when you get to where you are going. The fit is adjustable to get the tightness that you want.. and they look pretty badass. I almost wish they didn't have a knee slider puck on them because IMO I think it sends the wrong message about what they are best for. The pucks work, but i don't think I'd recommend you try to use them on a track day without some riding pants.
December 24, 2014
I bought a pair of these from a local shop. Sorry Revzilla :(. The first pair I picked up were s/m. Unfortunately, I found out my knee was bigger than I thought and the pair I bought were more uncomfortable than strapping hedgehogs to the back of my knees during a test run. I exchanged them for the L/XL pair and they feel excellent. Make sure you measure your knee profile first before you buy one. My sizing was an inch or two below the maximum size for the s/m cloverleaf which meant I was a large. After getting involved in a couple of dings with the d3o padding with my Icon Striker Knee armor, I have confidence with the pad in the cloverleaf. Unlike the Striker, it doesn't run over the lips of my boots and I don't have to worry about scratching up my fairings.
November 17, 2014
This product is perfect, great protection, perfect design and great functionality.
November 4, 2014
I wear these with AGV textile riding pants or jeans. I remove the D3O armor when i wear my agv pants since they have CE knee armor, they seem to stay put better that way. Just wish the velcro extended the entire length of the 2 lower straps so I could get em that much tighter. They'll slide down off the knee cap if you don't go tight enough, recommend putting them on while standing for tightest fit. Price should be a little lower in my opinion.
Overall, happy with my purchase!
October 1, 2014
Great theory, not so much in practice
I thought this was such a great idea I snatched them up as soon as i could. Unfortunately the ergonomics need some work. Between the bunching and discomfort, behind the knees, riding is excruciating. It seems no amount of adjustment has resolved this issue. I want this to work so much but I'm afraid it will have to be returned.
August 20, 2014