Alpinestars Moab elbow pads review

Tough protection

Our rating 
3.0 out of 5 star rating 3.0
GBP £49.99 RRP | USD $81.47
Alpinestars MOAB Elbow Protector

Our review

Effective elbow pads but not the comfiest you’ll find out there
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If you’re not overly enamoured with wearing full upper body armour then the Moab elbow protectors from Alpinestars could be for you. The coverage is good, with the dual biofoam padding stretching from a few inches above your elbow to about three-quarters of the way down your forearm.


The meshed sleeve and Velcro strap that hold them in place can feel a little restrictive initially, but you do get used to them quite quickly and they do a good job of keeping the pads in position without feeling too tight on your arm. It’s not until you’re riding with bent arms that you really feel at ease with the ergonomic shape of the Moabs though.


On the move they feel more comfortable and sit well under a jersey.Get crashing and the tough thermoplastic outer shells do a great job of staving off minor injuries. We found that even during big impacts they stayed justabout where they needed to be.

Product Specifications


Name MOAB Elbow Protector (11)
Brand Alpinestars

Description • Articulated plates provide full range of motion. • Vented dual-density biofoam for comfort and cooling. • CE certified and ultra-vented throughout. • Adjustable Velcro strap system conforms to the shape of the elbow. • Silicone printed sleeve prevents skin abrasion while maintaining a secure fit.
Clothing Sizes Available L/XL S/M