The Troy Lee Designs EG 5500 Elbow Guard protects your elbows from technical terrain and go big antics. As one of the most comfortable elbow guards on the market, the EG 5500 delivers an exceptional fit, thanks to X Fit wraparound support with an elastic mesh sleeve for a body conforming fit. Aramid reinforcement in high wear areas prevents premature wear and tear from scuffing the ground and trail obstacles. Moreover, you'll appreciate the guard's Vent Trak channels, which move air over your skin to reduce built up perspiration and excess heat.As for the elbow guard's impact protection, you'll find an internal elbow cap with surrounding Strata Foam. The elbow cap acts as your first line of defense against impact, protecting your elbow from nasty spills without being overly bulky or restricting movement. Strata Foam further pads heavy blows, while conforming to your elbow contours for a precise fit.