roach armour

Does anyone know where I can get roach armour in Australia? Noone seems to
import it, and the stuff we have here dosent look like it will do the job.
Has anyone tried any other brands that are worth having?

I went for a muni ride last weekend and as per usual, I now sport a big
bruise on the inside of my knees from where the tyre keeps hitting me. If
that could be stopped, it would be ideal!

Thanks,

Leo
Sydney Australia

RE: roach armour

661 (http://www.vsportgroup.com/start.html) “4x4” pads are about the only
good brand I know off (there are plenty other bad / not so good ones) that
make the same style pads as the Roach. The original design had slightly
weaker material than the Roach but I think it’s been toughened up recently.

There are other pads with hard plastic shells that seem to be more common
(to me anyway) from Dainese and Fox but I’ve never seen, let along tried,
any of these. As for availability in Australia… happy hunting (I’m on the
other side of the planet).

Cheers,
Neil

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Leo
Sent: 12 June 2002 08:13
To: rsu@unicycling.org
Subject: roach armour

Does anyone know where I can get roach armour in Australia? Noone seems to
import it, and the stuff we have here dosent look like it will do the job.
Has anyone tried any other brands that are worth having?

I went for a muni ride last weekend and as per usual, I now sport a big
bruise on the inside of my knees from where the tyre keeps hitting me. If
that could be stopped, it would be ideal!

Thanks,

Leo
Sydney Australia


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Hi.

Personally, I did not like the 661 leg armor, because of the way it laces up. However, I might be biased because their largest leg armor didn’t fit my legs. Very frustrating.

I also know that the Roach armor didn’t come in my size either. I may need to break down, call Roach, and give them my measurements.

Lewis

Re: roach armour

That’s the benefit of Roach - they’ll make whatever you need. For instance
mine are 1cm longer than usual.

—Nathan

“Animation” <Animation.651na@timelimit.unicyclist.com> wrote in message
news:Animation.651na@timelimit.unicyclist.com
>
> Hi.
>
> Personally, I did not like the 661 leg armor, because of the way it
> laces up. However, I might be biased because their largest leg armor
> didn’t fit my legs. Very frustrating.
>
> I also know that the Roach armor didn’t come in my size either. I may
> need to break down, call Roach, and give them my measurements.
>
> Lewis

Re: roach armour

>For instance
>mine are 1cm longer than usual.

lol HAHAHA, I cracked up when I read that!

-Dylan Wallbanger

Re: roach armour

the 661 pads look great, but I have yet to see them anywhere here :frowning:
There are heaps of Dainese and fox pads here, but theres glaring faults with
both.
I’ll keep my eye out for the 661 pads in the future.
thanks for your input!

Leo

“Neil Dunlop” <neild@roachmill.demon.co.uk> wrote in message
news:mailman.1023888564.26500.rsu@unicycling.org
> 661 (http://www.vsportgroup.com/start.html) “4x4” pads are about the only
> good brand I know off (there are plenty other bad / not so good ones) that
> make the same style pads as the Roach. The original design had slightly
> weaker material than the Roach but I think it’s been toughened up
recently.
>
> There are other pads with hard plastic shells that seem to be more common
> (to me anyway) from Dainese and Fox but I’ve never seen, let along tried,
> any of these. As for availability in Australia… happy hunting (I’m on
the
> other side of the planet).
>
> Cheers,
> Neil
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rsu-admin@unicycling.org [mailto:rsu-admin@unicycling.org]On Behalf
Of
> Leo
> Sent: 12 June 2002 08:13
> To: rsu@unicycling.org
> Subject: roach armour
>
> Does anyone know where I can get roach armour in Australia? Noone seems to
> import it, and the stuff we have here dosent look like it will do the job.
> Has anyone tried any other brands that are worth having?
>
> I went for a muni ride last weekend and as per usual, I now sport a big
> bruise on the inside of my knees from where the tyre keeps hitting me. If
> that could be stopped, it would be ideal!
>
> Thanks,
>
> Leo
> Sydney Australia
>
>
>


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