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Old 05-14-2016, 10:37 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default procross 12-16 vs sidewinder knee room?

of those that have actually sat on the sw...how does it compare as to knee room...?

I had knee pads on the old...will we need on the new?
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I have a Procross, and I bought the factory new ones a little stiffer than the first models. The yamaha being made the same will have the same room, you do need the knee pads your knees bang into the rear of the console cover. Now theres a guy on the cat site that made his own and they really look so good I told him to start making them. Whichever you pick , it sounds weird but make sure they are hard as a rock because when you ride with them they wont be
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I had the skinz and liked the softer feel...but on the new thunder cat/side winder I've been told there's more knee room now?
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I just wear knee guards.
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Not a bad idea..how comfortable and what kind
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Never thought of that one, good idea. I redecked my pier and was kneeling all day on a set I just got from Home Depot. and they were cheepo's
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you can get volleyball knee pads that are comfortable from any sports store that would work as well.
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I'm also interested in the OP's question. The new Thundercats and the Sidewinder are redesigned from older procrosses with a different body style up front. So, it is a legitimate question of whether there is more knee room with the new design.
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I have run with these on a couple of AC sleds. I like them for the grip. They came from a company called Racewerx, in MN.I also have run with bibs that have pads. They do work, but slide more easily on the cowling.
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