ION always strives to make good products even better. The brand new K_LITE Zip is based on the regular K_LITE kneepad but has been upgraded with a zipper to get into the pad quicker. The Quick_E function makes for a light, breathable and pedal-friendly kneepad with a very slim outline, easy handling and great comfort. In order to offer good impact protection the K_LITE Zip combines thin SAS-TEC padding with hidden hardcaps to distribute loads in case of a crash.
The unique Snug_Loop construction – an internal neoprene strap running from the back of the calf over the kneecap back to the calf again – keeps the pads in place. Even if you ride for hours. An additional Thigh_Match velcro strap at the top (and bottom) plus the 3D patterns cut of the K_LITE Zip also ensures a secure fit even when pedaling.
Quick_E zipper: A fully integrated zipper opens the protector sleeve from top to bottom. Quicker gear up times mean longer rides.
Snug_Loop strap: Around-the-knee loop construction. Made of sticky skin neoprene to keep the pad exactly where it belongs.
SAS-TEC Main Padding: SAS-TEC is a German-based innovative producer of body armor protective components. SAS-TEC has a long track record of producing outstanding motorbike protection – and is the best choice for your safety. ION uses 3D-protectors made of visco elastic soft foam with incredible shock absorption values.
3D-shaped Ionic_Fit: The human body is neither cylindrical nor symmetrical. Thus, you have to forget about flat 2D patterns. ION uses their expertise in tailoring body-fitting wetsuits to shape anatomic fitting pads for a natural riding position.
Thigh_Match: A hidden routed velcro strap helps to adjust the pads above your knee.
Fine_Mesh: Elastic and lightweight mesh fabric for optimal ventilation and additional freedom of movement.
Air_Prene: Neoprene is pretty versatile. It also absorbs impact forces in the event of a crash. Airprene_Padding makes for lightweight protection, whilst providing sufficient breathability to avoid overheating underneath.
Power_Aramid: Power_Aramid is a synthetic fiber originally developed by DuPont. Today it’s used for a range of applications from bulletproof helmets via tires to bow strings. It offers outstanding tear resistance and tensile strength.
Sanitized®: no bacteria, no odor, no mildew - consistent freshness for every ride (active biocidal substance: zinc pyrithione)