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Protective Gear

Cycling protective gear has become a critical piece of equipment for mountain bikers.  As bike suspension, geometry and our riding has advanced so too have the protective guards that are available today.  Gone are the days of big, bulky and stifling leg armour or cumbersome chest pieces that caused you to sweat and fatigue.  Today's cycling protective gear is lightweight, mobile, minimalist with an added ergonomics that just was not available in the original days of Roach pads.

At The Bike Shop, we offer a large selection of cycling protective gear including shin guards, knee pads, hip protection, arm guards, elbow guards, body armour/chest protection, and spinal protection.  We stock and/or sell the best models from Fox Racing, iXS, Leatt, POC, and Race Face.

Shop us online for the largest selection and with confidence knowing you will be treated to outstanding customer service, free standard ground shipping on orders over $80* plus free returns.  We are Canada's Best Online Bike Shop.

iXS Carve Evo+ Elbow Guard
$119.99 - $122.99
The Carve models manage without hard shells and are therefore light and extremely comfortable to wear. They are ideal for somewhat harder use and, with the integrated Xmatter padding concept provide high impact absorption and protection. With the Carve Evo+ iXS introduce product properties like exchangeable padding, structurally improved AeroMesh of newest generation offering a higher level of comfort and structural strength. - Xmatter Protection Foam (exchangeable) - AeroMesh, Light, Moisture Wicking, Breathable, Anti-bacterial, Added Structural Strength, High Level Of Comfort - Looplock Closings - Silicon Stopper - En1621-1:2012 Certified - Adult-sized
iXS Carve Evo+ Knee Pads
$139.99 - $142.99
The Carve models manage without hard shells and are, therefore, light and extremely comfortable to wear. They are ideal for somewhat harder use and, with the integrated Xmatter padding concept, provide high impact absorption and protection. With the Carve Evo+, we introduce product properties like exchangeable padding and the newest generation of structurally improved AeroMesh, offering a higher level of comfort and structural strength. - Xmatter protection foam (exchangeable) - AeroMesh, light, moisture wicking, breathable, anti-bacterial, added structural strength, high level of comfort - LoopLock closings - Silicone gripper - Certifications: EN1621-1:2012, EN14362-1:2012, EN14362-3:2012, PFOS/PFOA (SGS Taiwan Ltd.) - Material composition: 40% Polyester, 25% PU, 15% Nylon, 15% Kevlar, 5% EVA
iXS Carve Race Elbow Guard
$124.99
The Carve EVO+ guards are light and extremely comfortable to wear. These guards are ideal for more demanding use due to the integrated Xmatter padding that allows for high impact absorption and protection. With the Carve Evo+ we introduce product properties like exchangeable padding, and structurally tough AeroMesh that offers a high level of comfort and structural strength. - Xmatter protection foam (exchangeable) - Low friction impact shells to absorb and distribute impact - AeroMesh light, moisture wicking, breathable, anti-bacterial - LoopLock closures - Silicone stopper - EN1621-1:2012 certified
iXS Carve Upper Body Protective
$249.99
The Carve upper protective jersey is designed for heavier terrain and competition. It features a certified Xmatter protective foam where heavy impacts must be absorbed such as back and shoulders. A NockOut absorbent padding protects chest and ribs. A tight fit, an ergonomic cut, and a high level of moisture wicking and breathability, provide the highest level of comfort and safety. iXS protectors meet European safety standard EN1621-1 and EN1621-2 respectively.
iXS Flow Evo+ Elbow Guard Electric Plus Edition
$99.99 - $122.99
The Flow Evo+ knee guards are the ideal option if you are looking for super thin, light and comfortable knee protectors. Developed with mountain bike legend Hans Rey, these pads are designed to be compact to fit in any backpack. The integrated Xmatter padding concept provides high impact absorption and protection, and the AeroMesh adds a higher level of comfort and structural strength. The Flow Evo+ knee guards also allow you to remove the padding should you need to throw the sleeve in the wash or replace padding which has lost its structural integrity. - Removable Xmatter protective foam - AeroMesh- light, moisture wicking, breathable, anti-bacterial - LoopLock closures - Silicone stopper - EN1621-1:2012 certified
iXS Hack EVO Kids Elbow Pads
$77.99
iXS’s Hack EVO Kids Elbow Pads provide a perfect blend of minimal weight, low-profile design, and ample protection for youth trail-riding needs. Comfortably pedal to the top in them or slide them into your bag and slip them on for the rowdy descent. Loaded with high-tech features, the Hack EVO pads are great for seasoned pros and newbs alike. Their AeroMesh material is lightweight and extremely breathable to help keep your arms cool and dry, even on hot summer days. And, it’s antimicrobial so it doesn’t absorb odor. iXS’s Qmatter padding makes the Hack ideal for trail-riding with its lightweight, supple foam that allows maximum mobility and disperses shock forces during impact. Other highlights: - NockOut: vented 3D padding in critical areas including lower leg, upper leg, and inner/outer knees - Nylon cover: heavy-duty nylon covers resist damage, even after repetitive abrasions - Wide Velcro straps provide maximum security and comfort to keep pads in place - Silicone strips inside prevent slippage for a secure fit while pedaling and descending - Youth sizing
iXS Hack EVO Kids Knee Pads
$82.99
iXS’s Hack EVO Kids Knee Pads provide a perfect blend of minimal weight, low-profile design, and ample protection for your trail-riding needs. Comfortably pedal to the top in them or slide them into your bag and slip them on for the rowdy descent. Loaded with high-tech features, the Hack EVO pads are great for seasoned pros and newbs alike. Their AeroMesh material is lightweight and extremely breathable to help keep your legs cool and dry, even on hot summer days. And, it’s antimicrobial so it doesn’t absorb odor. iXS’s Qmatter padding makes the Hack ideal for trail-riding with its lightweight, supple foam that allows maximum mobility and disperses shock forces during impact. Other highlights: - NockOut: vented 3D padding in critical areas including lower leg, upper leg, and inner/outer knees - Nylon cover: heavy-duty nylon covers resist damage, even after repetitive abrasions - Wide Velcro straps provide maximum security and comfort to keep pads in place - Internal silicone strips prevent slippage for a secure fit while pedaling and descending - Youth sizing
iXS Hack Race Knee Guard
$94.99
The Hack Evo guards are our entry-level option for soft protectors. They combine the characteristics of the Flow and Carve series cost-effectively. These knee guards are light and extremely comfortable to wear. - Qmatter, protective padding - Low friction impact shells to absorb and distribute impact - Silicone stopper - AeroMesh light, moisture wicking, breathable, anti-bacterial - EN1621-1:2012 (L1)
iXS Trigger Knee Guard
$182.99 - $184.99
The Trigger models manage without hard shells and are therefore light and with its asymmetrical design extremely comfortable to wear. They are ideal for somewhat harder use and, with the integrated Xmatter padding concept provide high impact absorption and protection. With the Trigger we introduce product properties like exchangeable padding, structurally improved AeroMesh of newest generation offering a higher level of comfort and structural strength. - Xmatter Protection Foam (exchangeable) - Asymmetrical Design, Left And Right Specifically And Individually Formed For Improved Comfort. - Anatomically Formed For Improved Comfort, Flexibility And Function - Aeromesh, Light, Moisture Wicking, Breathable, Anti-bacterial, Added Structural Strength, High Level Of Comfort - Looplock Closings - Silicon Stopper - En1621-1:2012 Certified
iXS Trigger Race Knee Guard
$174.99
The Trigger knee guards are the best option when looking for a light yet technically advanced form of protection that still requires more demanding use from riding. Developed for rough terrain, the Trigger knee guards comfortable weight comes from the integated Xmatter padding that was developed to deliver high impact absorption and protection in a lightweight package. The asymmetrical design promotes ergonomic comfort and flexibility while also preventing slippage during pedalling. Moisture wicking, antibacterial properties of the AeroMesh promotes high breathability and all-day riding comfort. These guards allow you to remove the padding should you need to throw the sleeve in the wash or replace padding which has lost its structural integrity. - Ergonomically formed Xmatter protection foam (exchangeable) - Low friction impact shells to absorb and distribute impact - Asymmetrical design - Anatomically formed for improved comfort, flexibility and function - AeroMesh light, moisture wicking, breathable, anti-bacterial - LoopLock closures - Silicone stopper - EN1621-1:2012 (L1)
Race Face Charge Elbow Pads
$44.99
The Charge Elbow Pads feature targeted foam protection and stretchy mesh for a superior fit and low bulk. - Butterfly mesh sleeve with second-skin fit and targeted coverage - Foam panel with stretch-Kevlar cover for durability against nicks and abrasions - Silicone gripper along inner top opening ensures a stay-put fit
Race Face Covert Knee Guard
$130.00
The Race Face Covert Knee Pad is a highly breathable knee guard that features the ultra low profile, CE-certified D3O Ghost pad. All the protection, none of the bulk. - D3O Ghost knee pad - Mesh body with lycra rear gusset - Woven elastic with gripper sewn into rear gusset - Ripstop knee cover - Silicone grippers top and bottom - Removable pad
Race Face Flank Core
$184.99
- Removable D30 High performance shock absorbing protective foam at shoulders and spine - Custom Heat-Moulded foam chest piece - Works in conjunction with leading neck braces - Strategic fabric mapping: Highly durable dense mesh throughout the core ensures second skin super fit to keep targeted protection in its place and allows for maximum venting - Lycra stretch panels are integrated with flatlock seam finish to ensure mobility and comfort through the athlete's full range of motion - Sizing is built for snug fit
Race Face Indy Knee Guards
$70.00 - $100.00 $99.99 - $100.00 Up to 30% Off
We took our popular and proven Indy knee pad and made improvements to increase comfort and stability without sacrificing any breathability or proven D30™ impact protection, so you can go ahead and attack the mountain, and not the other way around. Specifically designed with the growing Enduro scene in mind, the Indy Leg combines the unrestricted mobility of the Race Face Charge Leg with the additional impact protection of the T5 Evo. Second-skin Butterfly Mesh sleeve with targeted D30 high performance shock absorbing protective foam knee. Protection you can trust on rowdy descents built into a minimal sleeve for unlimited range of motion while climbing. - Lycra and butterfly mesh sleeve offers second skin fit - Targeted D30 high performance shock absorbing impact foam knee coverage - Woven elastic top strap with Velcro closure for personalized adjustment - Silicone gripper along inner top opening ensures "stay-put" fit - Silicone patch at shin eliminates slippage
Race Face Roam Knee
$170.00
- A Kydex pierce-proof layer and a removable D3O LP1 pad provide certified impact protection. - Durable TPU skid plate for sliding during crashes along with a ripstop knee cover for abrasion resistance. - Stretch mesh rear panel with an integrated perforated elastic above the calf for a secured fit. - Ariaprene body fabric is highly breathable and a sustainable alternative to neoprene. - Foam padded side walls offer additional coverage. - Silicone gripper print inside top opening to prevent slippage. - Unisex size range.
Race Face Roam Knee Guard
$99.99 - $170.00 $170.00 Up to 41% Off
Enduro Knee Saver The Enduro focused Roam knee will stay comfortable, in place and ready to protect! The open back design + proven D30™ impact protection add to the pad’s versatility while the puncture proof Kydex layer and TPU skid plate turn up your on trail confidence. Tough Stuff Durable TPU skid plate, a custom Kydex pierce-proof layer, Rip Stop nylon fabric covering the certified D30™ impact absorbing foam pad. Enough said. Quick Change The open-back design means you won't be wrestling with your footwear while trying to get the pads on at the trailhead or in the parking lot.
Race Face Sendy Knee Guards - Youth
$60.00 - $85.00 $85.00 Up to 29% Off
Pearl Izumi Summit Youth Elbow Pad
$64.99
Taking a few spills is part of learning how to be a better bike rider. Our youth body armor is designed to stay in place comfortably the whole ride, so it' there when you need it. They are constructed using the same impact-absorbing D30 material we use in our adult line of knee and elbow pads. We downsized our body armor for juniors and made it in three sizes to stay comfortably in place, because the best pads are the ones that actually get worn. A layer of tough Cordura ® nylon helps these pads stand up to rough and tumble riding.
Pearl Izumi Summit Youth Knee Pad
$79.99
Taking a few spills is part of learning how to be a better bike rider. Our youth body armor is designed to stay in place comfortably the whole ride, so it' there when you need it. They are constructed using the same impact-absorbing D30 material we use in our adult line of knee and elbow pads. We downsized our body armor for juniors and made it in three sizes to stay comfortably in place, because the best pads are the ones that actually get worn. A layer of tough Cordura ® nylon helps these pads stand up to rough and tumble riding.
G-Form Youth Pro-X3 Bike Short Liner
$134.99
- Body-mapped, impact-absorbing SmartFlex pads offer form-fitting and lightweight protection that is flexible as you ride and hardens on impact - Ventilated SmartFlex hip pads allow airflow to keep wearer dry and comfortable - Moisture-wicking, UPF 50+ compression fabric - Side leg pocket - Machine washable - CE PPE II—15613 Impact Attenuation / 1621-1 coverage
Fox Racing Baseframe Pro D3O Vest
$229.95
Impact-absorbing D3O armor provides CE-level coverage while conforming to your body for a full range of motion in high and low-temperature conditions. - CE EN1621-1 level 1 chest protector - CE EN1621-2 level 2 central back protector with removable insert for neck brace compatibility - Articulated YKK front zipper and elastic adjustment straps for a secure fit - Moisture-wicking, breathable, form-fitting stretch main body fabric - Strategically placed open stretch mesh for ventilation - Spacer mesh positioned under chest and back guards for increased comfortability and breathability - All armor inserts are removable for easy washing
Fox Racing Enduro D3O Knee Guards
$99.95
Ultralight, Pedal-Friendly MTB Knee Guards The Enduro D3O Knee Guard offers our highest level of protection in an ultra-light, pedal-friendly design. The slip-on design with CE-certified D3O impact-absorbing inserts provides you with minimal restrictions and maximum benefits. The moisture-wicking, open mesh design behind the knee improves airflow and helps to reduce overheating hot rides. Features - EN1621-1 Level 1 Knee including high and low-temperature conditions - CE certified D3O insert for world-leading impact protection - Moisture-wicking, open stretch mesh at back of knee for breathability - Cordura fabric offers higher abrasion resistance in key impact areas - Reinforced skid plate reduces friction with the ground in a sliding fall - Removable D3O Insert for easy washing Construction - 70% PU / 20% polyester / 10% nylon
Fox Racing Enduro Elbow Guard
$99.95
Minimal restrictions, maximized benefits. - D3O® inserts for world-leading impact protection - Moisture-wicking, open stretch mesh for breathability - Anti-microbial treatment reduces odor-causing bacteria - Abrasion resistant elbow panel for added coverage in a fall - Removable - D3O® inserts for easy washing - EN1621-1 Level 1 certified - 76% Nylon 24% Spandex Micro Lycra
Fox Racing Enduro Knee Guard
$99.95
Minimal restrictions, maximized benefits - D3O® inserts for world-leading impact protection - Moisture-wicking, open stretch mesh for breathability - Anti-microbial treatment reduces odor-causing bacteria - Abrasion-resistant knee panel for added coverage in a fall - Removable - D3O® inserts for easy washing - EN1621-1 Level 1 certified - 76% Nylon 24% Spandex Micro Lycra
Fox Racing Enduro Knee Sleeve
$79.95
Lightweight slip-on coverage. - Pedal friendly, lightweight, slip-on knee pads perfect for all-mountain/trail riding - Perforated neoprene on the outside of the leg and stretch material on the back - Multi-fabric construction provides a perfect fit, keeps you cool and dry, and prevents the guards from slipping down mid-ride - Anti-Microbial treatement keeps guards clean and requires less washing - CE certified for Mountain Bike use - 20% Spandex, 20%Polyester, 20%PU Foam, 40% Eva
Fox Racing Enduro Pro Elbow Guards
$99.95
Guards against those elbow blows The Enduro Pro Elbow Guards are designed to give you the confidence of maximum protection against sneaky trail blows from branches and more, while minimizing the extra bulk and weight so you can still move freely. Slide them on and rip down the trail, and in no time you’ll be singing the praises of the moisture-wicking micro-Lycra sleeve that breathes easy and keeps you fresh. The custom-molded D3O® elbow insert will take whatever your next run throws at you, so go ‘bows out, flat out, and shred with confidence in the Enduro Pro Elbow Guards. - Designed to offer maximum protection while minimizing bulk and weight - Moisture wicking micro-Lycra sleeve with nylon mesh forearm panel for increased airflow - Custom molded D3O® elbow inserts designed by and exclusive to Fox - Slip-on design for reduced bulk - Silicon grip top and bottom to hold the guard in place - D3O® elbow inserts are removable for convenient and quick washing - Elbow inserts are EN1621-1 Level 1
Fox Racing Enduro Pro Knee Guards
$129.95
Knee guards built to pedal and protect. You want that knee protection, but you don't want to sacrifice mobility and pedal efficiency. The Enduro Pro Knee Guards are designed to deliver maximum 'hard knock' protection while keeping the bulkiness to a minimum. Slip them on and they'll stay right where you put them thanks to the rear elastic strap and silicon grip. Sweat isn't an issue either, thanks to their moisture-wicking material and mesh rear panel to keep the air flowing while you shred. - Designed to offer maximum protection while minimizing bulk and weight - Moisture-wicking micro-Lycra sleeve with nylon mesh rear panel for increased airflow - Custom molded D3O® knee inserts designed by and exclusive to Fox - Slip-on design for reduced bulk - Rear elastic strap and silicone grip top and bottom to hold the guard in place - D3O® knee inserts are removable for convenient and quick washing - Knee inserts are EN1621-1 Level 1 - Note: No technology or product can fully prevent the risk of injury or death
Fox Racing F3 D3O Elbow Inserts
$39.95
Replacement elbow inserts for Enduro D3O Elbow Guard. Sold in pairs.
Fox Racing F3 D3O Knee Insert
$32.95
Replacement D3O impact-absorbing inserts. Sold in pairs.
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