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    Serious Elbow Injury, Need Help

    In July, I was hit by a car while riding my road bike. The accident destroyed the Radial Head in my left arm. Now after surgery, I am left with a decrease in both mobility and stability. As I work through physical therapy to increase mobility, stability and strength. All I do is dream about riding my mountain bike and getting away from all this pain. I think my doctor is just about ready to let me go but I don’t want my elbow out there unprotected. I’m seeking advice on elbow pads, something I could comfortably wear on epic xc rides. Also, if anyone has had a similar injury I would like to hear from them.

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    Look into a pair of Jofa (Now RBK) hockey elbow pads. The design should easily accomodate any riding style. Should be able to EBay for $20.00 or so.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtbmonk
    In July, I was hit by a car while riding my road bike. The accident destroyed the Radial Head in my left arm. Now after surgery, I am left with a decrease in both mobility and stability. As I work through physical therapy to increase mobility, stability and strength. All I do is dream about riding my mountain bike and getting away from all this pain. I think my doctor is just about ready to let me go but I don’t want my elbow out there unprotected. I’m seeking advice on elbow pads, something I could comfortably wear on epic xc rides. Also, if anyone has had a similar injury I would like to hear from them.

    Thank You,
    The Monk

    Sorry to hear that. Broke an elbow for the second time a few years back... banged it up again pretty good this summer (not broken thankfully though.) I got a set of 661 Chicken wings. Pretty lightweight and seem to protect pretty good.

    When I broke the elbow it took a couple of months to get back to normal, but the desire to ride was worse than the broken bone by the end.

    Was wearing 'em when I broke my collar bone and not a scratch on the elbow. :O

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