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Little rant
#1
Why is it that there is no women's specific upper body protection available??  I have exhausted Google and just keep coming across threads of women having the same issues....some occasional links to products no longer available/from the states/pink.... FFS
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#2
What specifically are you after?

I've come across plastic body armour/plating designed for off-roading (motorbikes) as well as martial arts. I can try and dig out the links if you like?
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#3
"Hanna" Wrote:What specifically are you after?

I've come across plastic body armour/plating designed for off-roading (motorbikes) as well as martial arts. I can try and dig out the links if you like?


Well, upper body protection....I have a 661 Evo suit, but it's heavy going (and made for blokes in mind).  Wanted something lighter for biking trips - chest/shoulder protection mainly.  I've not come across anything that's caught my eye to be fair, that looks comfortable.  When ever I've searched I've just hit dead ends, or got links for stab vests!!  
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#4
I've just been searching for you again in vein. There are a lot more women riding DH (or just riding in general) now, so its a joke that women are still being completely neglected! I think bubble wrap might be your best bet Wink
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#5
"Treehugger" Wrote:I've just been searching for you again in vein. There are a lot more women riding DH (or just riding in general) now, so its a joke that women are still being completely neglected! I think bubble wrap might be your best bet Wink

So long as it's not pink.
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#6
"Avril19" Wrote:So long as it's not pink.

Big Grin
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#7
found this with a 2min search

http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/Model...tedKingdom
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#8
"mudhound" Wrote:found this with a 2min search

http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/Model...tedKingdom

£200, one size available and not what I'm after, but thanks.

And it has flowers on it Wink
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#9
Not sure if you could slacken it off to accomodate your woman parts, but what about this:
<!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.motorhelmets.com/htm-apparel/icon/2011-03/icon-apparel-street-body-armor-women-field-armor-stryker-vest.htm">http://www.motorhelmets.com/htm-apparel ... r-vest.htm</a><!-- m -->
It's not just in Pink:
<!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.btosports.com/p/ICONSTRYKERV">http://www.btosports.com/p/ICONSTRYKERV</a><!-- m -->
Review:
<!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.stromtrooper.com/riders-discount/68152-icon-field-gear-stryker-vest.html">http://www.stromtrooper.com/riders-disc ... -vest.html</a><!-- m -->

Obviously it's Motorbike specific, but about the best protection your gonna get without physically melting...

You don't want to melt, makes cleaning your bike really rather difficult
My riding is more up and down than the damn area I live in! And the tart's knickers who lives next door - Combined!  :o
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#10
&quot;Papa Smurf&quot; Wrote:Not sure if you could slacken it off to accomodate your woman parts, but what about this:
<!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.motorhelmets.com/htm-apparel/icon/2011-03/icon-apparel-street-body-armor-women-field-armor-stryker-vest.htm">http://www.motorhelmets.com/htm-apparel ... r-vest.htm</a><!-- m -->
It's not just in Pink:
<!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.btosports.com/p/ICONSTRYKERV">http://www.btosports.com/p/ICONSTRYKERV</a><!-- m -->
Review:
<!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.stromtrooper.com/riders-discount/68152-icon-field-gear-stryker-vest.html">http://www.stromtrooper.com/riders-disc ... -vest.html</a><!-- m -->

Obviously it's Motorbike specific, but about the best protection your gonna get without physically melting...

You don't want to melt, makes cleaning your bike really rather difficult

Thank you for the links.

I have something that gives me chest/back/shoulder/forearm protection after relenting and not finding anything WSD I bought the 661 Evo suit.  Through all my searching I never found the armour that Mudhound posted...and I SEARCHED.  I think what annoys me is that it is SO limited, or pink or/and has flowers on it...I do have ample lady bits and am not entirely convinced even the WSD armour above could accommodate!!  I'm eyeing up some Troy Lee stuff that looks like is has some "flexibility" in it!
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