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    got the torso, need elbow/arm guards

    I just ordered this from Cambria today. (thanks to V.P. for the info & write up, his pics are WAY better than the stock ones online) All Mountain Next: Preview: Troy Lee Designs CP 5955

    So, now I'll need some elbow/forearm guards. Finding a suitable elbow guard was my major hesitation with ordering the torso-only suit, as opposed to a full jacket. But the pros of the TLD outweighed the cons so I'll give it a go.

    If someone can point me toward a really high quality, hard shell elbow/forearm guard, preferably $100 or less, I would very much appreciate it.
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    Alpine stars Moab. Best I've tried.
    It puts the lotion in the basket or it gets the hose!

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    TLD EG 5550. They fit well under long sleeve jerseys and have protected me during all of my get offs...
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    The fox elbow/arm pads work amazingly good for me and never move around or fall down . They vent pretty good and have saved me from some good crashes into rock gardens and some trees

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    alpinestar moab are awesome. i just got some and love them. and they are not that expensive

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    Quote Originally Posted by jakester29959 View Post
    alpinestar moab are awesome. i just got some and love them. and they are not that expensive
    what do yo guys think of the cross-strap for the lower arm, does that system keep the guard secure? It almost seems like it would encourage the guard to slide down toward the wrist.
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    RTM - trust me , the FOX stuff is good and in your budget .. It has held up for me at mountain creeks dn plattekill ... Most riders use it too .. I can't ride this Friday otherwise I would of let you borrow mine .

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    Quote Originally Posted by aedubber View Post
    RTM - trust me , the FOX stuff is good and in your budget .. It has held up for me at mountain creeks dn plattekill ... Most riders use it too .. I can't ride this Friday otherwise I would of let you borrow mine .
    Thanks man. I appreciate the offer. Bummer about Friday but we'll get together for a few runs this season for sure!
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