The type of BMX protective gear you need depends upon what kind of riding you'll be doing. Are you racing? We'll outfit racers with more protection than you would wear for street and trick riding.
Start building your outfit in this order. Add other pieces to suit your protective needs (scroll up to view all).
A properly certified and fitting is the most essential piece of BMX protective gear. Head injuries are nothing to fool around with. No matter what type of BMX riding you do, a good quality BMX helmet is a must. You may or may not need a full-face BMX helmet.
From our perspective, the second most important piece of BMX protective gear is a good pair of BMX gloves. When you crash, your hands will lead the way as you naturally reach out to break your fall. As a result, your hands and wrists are at risk of abrasions, cuts, and bruises.
If your BMX riding goes beyond noodling around in the driveway to racing, vert,dirt jumping, or any tricks where you're going airborne, then you'll want to consider BMX body armor or BMX chest protector to prevent injuries to your torso, back, and shoulders.
Keep your rear, hips, and thighs from getting hurt while you ride (and when you fall) with a pair of padded shorts for BMX.
Although they may not be as serious as a head injury, BMX injuries to your knees and elbows are no fun. Bmx knee and elbow pads are used across disciplines--racing, vert, freestyle, or street.
If you compete in BMX racing, you should strongly consider investing in BMX neck protection.
Know a kid who’s crazy about BMX riding? Jump over to our collection of Kids BMX Gear.
Our Gear Guides help you choose the right BMX protection in youth sizes.
Whatever your choice of BMX biking protection, we stand behind every product we sell. We'll help outfit you with gear that's suited for your sport and ability. Since 2004, SportsProtective has been offering something that's hard to find - a one-stop-shop that specializes in high performance safety equipment for bike and snow sports. It has made us the authoritative source for what's new and good when it comes to maximizing your time enjoying action sports like BMX, MTB, snowboarding and skiing.
SportsProtective.com, formerly known as XSportsProtective.com, is the original protective gear store founded in 2004. We are now part of B2C Ventures, Inc., an ORR Corporation company. Since 1948, ORR's mission has been to protect people, property and the environment. B2C Ventures is dedicated to making your after-work pursuits safe and enjoyable.
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