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187 Fly Knee Pads
187 makes skateboard Pro Knee and Elbow pads for skateboarders and longboarders that are constantly pushing their limits. Whether you are bombing hills, sliding, free-riding, skating ditches, or riding vert ramps, rest assured 187 pads will endure your demands.
The 187 Fly Knee Pads offer comfortable protection for your knees along with a lower price tag than other premium knee pads on the market. These pads provide the same protection as the Pro knee pads, but without the replaceable knee cap. These are perfect for skaters brand new to the scene or for riders who just don't fall very often! Protect those knees!
The family-run company constantly seeks the best materials in the production of their pads. These high quality, long lasting materials make 187 pads the most comfortable, flexible, and durable pad in the industry.
The serious amount of velcro on these pads means you can rest assured that your pads will stay in place when you slam. Progression only comes when you're feeling confident, which is exactly what these solid feeling pads provide.
Each pad is sewn so that the threads are not exposed to the elements; no more making your mom break out the sewing machine. Therefore, your pads will last longer than competing brands. The 187 pads are worn and tested by the owner of the company so be assured the no corners are being cut.
PLEASE READ THROUGH THE ENTIRE DESCRIPTION.
The following sizes are just a guide. All Fly Knee Pads are slip-on with two additional security straps on the back. If you wear large knee pads you probably wear large elbow pads.
To determine your size, measure around the center of your knee (over your kneecap). If you've got "larger" legs 'cause you're a bodybuilder of some sort (or you're planning on wearing the kneepads over pants — not exactly recommended) and you're pushing the upper limit of a size, you may wish to move up one size. The kneepads DO STRETCH and they will BREAK IN over time. They may be snug right off the bat, but that's much better than them being too loose! If they're loose, they'll fall off when you slide. You don't want that to happen. Not a pretty sight. Anywho, here are the measurements taken directly from The 187 Website (187killerpads.com)
Due to the nature of sizing pads in general and the disposition/preferences of the rider, there may be some disagreement with the numbers listed here. That being said, we will not accept returns on protective gear (kneepads, helmets, gloves, or elbow pads) that has been "used". If you're going to test them out to see if they fit and move properly, please do so on CARPET and NOT on concrete, wood, plastic, metal, trees, rocks, griptape, sand paper, or anything else that may scratch the protective gear. You don't want to receive scratched goods, so why would anyone else?!
Schools the Competition in Quality, Comfort & Performance
- Same expert craftsmanship as the Pro Knee
- Contoured shape with seamless interiors for amazing fit & comfort
- Quality construction and superior foam for excellent performance
- Thick riveted-on caps and double-stitched ballistic nylon for durability
NiceBy Ambo on 2021-04-11 Verified Purchase
Nice. Heavy duty a little too tight... wish I ordered a size up. The description was pretty clear that they'd be tight at first. Shipped fast & fee. Came in brand new condition as promised.
Works great for the price - A little tight at first.By spaceboi13 on 2020-11-20 Verified Purchase
Once broken in these pads kill! They are flexible and form fitting while providing good protection. I must have larger than average calves, the low side of these pads were very tight the first couple of sessions. For the price, you can't beat these pads anywhere.
Great pads and superb customer serviceBy macclaw on 2020-10-02 Verified Purchase
The 187 are good fit and quality built. But the customer service and lighting fast shipment are awesome.
Good ValueBy Justin Rose on 2016-07-05
I was looking at some G Form pads but they were like $70 and from what I've heard they don't slide on the pavement very well. Seeing as these were hard plastic and literally half the price, it was a no brainer and in the end these were great pads. Definitely worth it, don't buy some cheap pads on Amazon that will break on impact--I learned that the hard way.
By daniel on 2015-10-21 Verified Purchase
Fits perfectly. Great protection.By Jeremy N on 2015-09-28 Verified Purchase
I feel so much safer wearing these now. I now have the confidence to get some more speed and work on my downhill skills.
dude these work awesome