Back Protector

  • Italian government to SLASH cost of back protectors and airbag systems for bikers by 50%

    Italian government to SLASH cost of back protectors and airbag systems for bikers by 50%

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    Italian law makers are looking at slashing a huge 50% off the price of large body armour parts for motorcyclists. The move is proposed to cut up to half the cost of both back protectors and wearable airbag systems. According to reports in the Italian media this morning, the move is a first-step to approving…

  • Review: Knox Aegis back protector

    Review: Knox Aegis back protector

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    Reviewed by: Mikko Nieminen // RRP: £59.99–£99.99 // Sizes: 4–9 plates // Colours: Black/white // Info: www.planet-knox.com I’ve been using the Aegis back protector from Knox for the last three months, and in this time it has become a part of my standard riding kit. What I was most surprised about was how quickly I…

  • Review: Knox Meta-Sys back protector

    Review: Knox Meta-Sys back protector

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    Reviewed by: Mikko Nieminen // RRP: £129.99 // Sizes: S–L // Colours: Black // Info: www.planet-knox.com The Meta-Sys is the premium back protector from Knox. It’s slightly bigger than the popular Aegis, but once you get used to the size it’s very comfortable and after a while feels perfectly natural. It is Level 2 CE-certified…

  • VIDEO: Back protection – Essential facts

    VIDEO: Back protection – Essential facts

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    Wearing a back protector might just save you from a nasty injury if you have an accident. There are plenty of options available, but not many riders wear them. In this video Mikko gets the lowdown on back protectors and the need for protection every time you get on your bike. He also gets the…

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