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  1. #1
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    knee pads and long pants

    hey guys, the temp's got really low in my area,
    so i bought one of those fox demo dh pants that fits really
    nice and also protect me alot from thorns,
    i mostly ride dh/enduro in a really rocky terrain so i have to wear knee pads for safety.
    my question is, is it ok if ill wear my knee pads over my pants?
    i have the fox launch pro and they are kinda 'heavy duty' type
    of pads.

    will be glad to hear some opinions,
    thanks in advance

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    It will be somewhat uncomfortable because your pants will bunch up or pull tight around your knees. It'll also increase the retention of sweat around the knees. IMO, if I could put them under the pants or somehow get ones incorporated into the pants, I'd go that route.

    That being said, I wouldn't have anything against wearing them on the outside. A little more uncomfortable, but safety first.
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