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Protection is becoming increasingly popular with all MTB riders as well as the more gravity oriented crew. Protection continue to develop and riders continue to increase their travel and push their limits out on the trail but when they slip on Race Face protection they know they are covered.

Here is what Pinkbike.com had to say about the latest Race Face Ambush knee protection.

Race Face Ambush knee pads

Race Face has revised their top-end, D3O-equipped Ambush knee pads with open-back construction, so now there's no shoe removal necessary. D3O shock absorbing padding allows for the pad to articulate around the knee for ease of movement, but upon hardens nearly instantly upon impact, with the molecules bonding together to disperse energy away from the knee. Perforated neoprene allows for breathability along the inner and outer sides as well, and an integrated stabilization pad centers the knee and keeps the them in place. Adjustable elastic straps at the top and bottom prevent slippage.

Pinkbike's Take:

The second coming of the Ambush's continues the legacy of superb fit and superior impact protection that we have come to love in Race Face's top end knee pad, but now with added shoe-removal-free design. The Ambush pads have already proven their durability after several seasons of injury-free wipeouts. Although the new pad design isn't quite as simple, it's much faster to put on and remove for those that still tie their shoes, and they go nearly unnoticed until called upon. Unlike some of their competitors, the Ambush pads don't dodge the bullet when it's wearer goes bouncing and sliding down the trail. Despite many crashes, the tough front material is unphased. Our favorite part of this protective armor is the padding on the inner and outer knee that protects from side impacts, especially from encounters with the top tube of the bike. Now that the Ambush pads have the convenience of leaving on our shoes, we're likely to wear them on rides we wouldn't typically even bring pads for.
- Brad Walton

Check out the review here on Pinkbike.com

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