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  1. #1
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    body armour

    Hi, I'm fairly new to mtn biking (2 years). I'm almost 60 but really enjoy riding. Been to whistler and Calgary Olympic park a few times and go to Arizona for winters. Love technical trails but I avoid getting any air other than drops.

    In Az, I'm always worried about wiping out on the rocks. Same with Whistler

    Is it overkill for me to buy a full upper body armour? I don't want to look ridiculous out there but worry about injuries.

    Ideally I would buy each part separately and wear it as the terrain dictates.

    Is there a place in Canada that I can buy armour? Amazed I cant seem to find any place online.

    Why cant I type in this box? It misses every 2nd keystroke!!


  2. #2
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    Jun 2006
    Ride in what makes you comfortable.
    Particularly for lift served, full body armour can come in very handy. I've got a few full Dianese sets that are thoroughly bashed and tattered; they've paid off a ton of times.
    Sinister Bikes
    Wraith Bicycles
    Sunday River Mtn Bike Park
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