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  • Ion K Pact - These pads allow you to pedal with DH level protection - and they don't slip off your knees in a crash

    The Good:

    Comfortable, close fitting pads with DH level protection. The impact padding is top notch and the aramid cloth outer will slide rather than dig in.

    The Bad:

    No zip, for that get the K Pact Zip version. Long term durability yet to be proven

    Overall Review: Ion have got almost everything right with these slip on knee pads. The Sas-tec impact foam is comfortable and reportedly one of the best at absorbing impact energy. The pads consist of a perforated neoprene sleeve with a mesh layer over the outside and a soft lining. The primary padding is aroun...

    Posted by Headshot on 11/26/2019 3:38 AM

  • Harder wearing than 5:10

    The Good:

    Grippy, durable, stiff, well made. Look nice

    The Bad:

    Stiff upper, not great to do push ups

    Overall Review: I bought these on sale to give them a try. I normally use 5-10 but find I kill the soles very quickly. I weigh 240 pound (105kg). The shoes are comfy when standing and pedalling on the bike. They are easy to get on and off; by this I mean the laces loosen and tighten, without having to pull mor...

    Posted by lev on 9/15/2019 8:42 AM

  • Tested: ION Avic Short and Helium ¾ Jersey
    ION popped up on our radar in 2013, when we discovered that the watersports apparel company had arrived in mountain biking with a full complement of bike-specific wear and protection and a style all their own. More than just a source of inspiration, the MTB offering draws on materials and constr...

    Posted by iceman2058 on 11/4/2014 2:14 PM

  • Tested: ION Avic Short and Helium ¾ Jersey
    ION popped up on our radar in 2013, when we discovered that the watersports apparel company had arrived in mountain biking with a full complement of bike-specific wear and protection and a style all their own. More than just a source of inspiration, the MTB offering draws on materials and constr...

    Posted by iceman2058 on 11/4/2014 2:12 PM