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    Knee pads for big boys.

    First, I know there is a protection forum, but I need actual experience/suggestions from guys built like me. Looking at knee pads after my last crash. Considering 661 or POC's. Like many of ya'll, I've got fairly thick legs. Only want the soft kind for just the knee. All suggestions will the appreciated.

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    I have not tried either but looking at them and their reviews both the 661 and POC's look like a good choice. Stay away from the Fox launch Pro. I ordered the largest size they had avalible and I can barley get them to pull up past my calf and once I did get them on they are so tight it is distracting. I am at 220lbs. The reviews all say that they will stretch and fit better after a few rides, well see.
    Good Luck on your search.
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    Thanks J. I ordered the POC 2.0 today. Pricey, but hopefully worth it.

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    Follow up. I've done one ride (15 miles) in the POC's. Ordered a large and they fit nicely. Well made, hard shell pads, but enclosed in fabric on both sides. Comfortable enough I guess. They look like they'd offer serious protection.

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