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Knox Defender Shorts MKIII - Black

Breathable shorts with CE approved hip and thigh protection

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Customer Reviews for Knox Defender Shorts MKIII - Black

Knox Defender Shorts MKIII - Black
February 29, 2020

Seem pretty Good

I haven't worn them yet, I bought them to go under my m/cycle jeans, the weather has dictated that I'm still in goretex though! They seem well made and pretty unobtrusive, I feel that they will give a bit more abrasion protection than material of the jeans alone, also pretty good for the MTB!

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Knox Defender Shorts MKIII - Black
December 16, 2019

So far so good

Worn them once so far. My initial view was they felt a bit odd but the forgot I was wearing them. They fit snugly under my textile & leather trousers. So far so good.

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Knox Defender Shorts MKIII - Black
September 26, 2019

Not yet used in anger

I bought these for trail riding after a recent off convinced me to invest. I'm sure they would have prevented me from getting the mother of all bruises had I bought them earlier!

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Knox Defender Shorts MKIII - Black
April 2, 2019

Defender shorts

These are the dogs, excellent quality and very comfortable.

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Knox Defender Shorts MKIII - Black
January 17, 2017

Not much, not special

Feels a bit uncomfortable to the groin area and also I don't think it's something much from the safety perspective, average.

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Knox Defender Shorts MKIII - Black

  • Made from breathable Meryl Lycra for wicking and fast drying properties
  • Flat locked seam construction for a more comfortable fit
  • High-performance CE approved Knox Flexiform hip and thigh armour
  • Additional Coccyx pad fitted as standard
  • Rotating hip and thigh protector
  • Soft waist elastic for a comfortable secure fit
  • Silicone gripper around the hem to stop shorts from slipping
  • All body armour is removable for washing


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Knox is a British company that has been at the cutting edge of impact protection design since 1981. Their brand partners from around the world are some of the biggest companies in motorcycling that trust Knox and benefit from fitting Knox CE protectors in their garments. They have a very experienced team of experts who understand garment construction. Knox is the company behind the multi award winning Knox brand of Body armour, Original Equipment, Hand armour, Cold Killers and Dry Inside.

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