Other Safety Equipment

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"Do I need other safety equipment?"

Other Safety Equipment

Though useful for other activities, such as rollerblading and skateboarding, knee, elbow and wrist pads generally aren't needed for biking. Kneepads can restrict knee movement, causing chaffing and other discomfort, while wrist pads make it difficult to steer, shift and brake. If you have a medical condition that might require extra protection, consult your doctor about additional safety measures.

   

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