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    back protector but which?

    Hi
    i have been told to wear a back protector when riding in the woods
    i do not ride DH so i ride XC and no XC rider wears a back protector which in my opinion should be a good idea but i know it is too bulky too warm and such.
    Well now i do not have a choice as it seems so what can you recommend i have recently bought a backpack to replace the one destroyed in the accident i had this summer spine injury as result (damn driver) didnīt look to his right never saw me, but thatīs history my comeback to mtb is another story.

    i have looked at a evoc backpack but buying another one seems waste of money and a UFO back protector seems a bit bulky, leatt 3DF west seems slim but will it get too warm if i ride letīs say 20-45km rides?

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    My backpack/hydration pack saved me when I fell down the mountain and slid on my back. It's what I now rely on for back protection.

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    If you are concerned about overheating yourself, you can try purchasing a padded shirt made for paintball... While it is not extremely padded with plastic, but does have foam it will help reduce any injuries while falling and is made of lightweight material.

    Padded Shirt

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    ok thx
    i have been looking at EVOCīs solution backpack with back protector what do you think of that kind of solution?

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    Quote Originally Posted by PekkaS-works View Post
    ok thx
    i have been looking at EVOCīs solution backpack with back protector what do you think of that kind of solution?
    Look at Evoc FR Lite TEAM, and hope it matches your outfit. Its very slick, and somewhat easily available in the US.

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