Introducing the Amplifi MKX Knee. Behind this cryptic name stands a new revolutionary knee pad-concept. It’s is supposed to be super-light and incredibly well ventilated. In addition its level-1 certification should ensure a good level of protection. Here at Eurobike we had a chance to take a closer look.
The new Amplifi MKX Knee has no seams. The knee pad is consists of a circular-knitted stocking and a silicone polymer-protector which is printed directly onto the stocking. This makes the kneepad very light but also very comfortable. On top of this the manufacturing process doesn’t produce any sort of waste. Thanks to the closed structure of the protector you can also stick the Amplifi MKX Knee in the washing machine.
Despite its minimalistic design the Amplifi MKX Knee complies with the EN1621-1:Level1 standard. This states that the average residual force of a 5 kg weight falling from one metre must not exceed 35 kN whilst no single impact must exceed 50 kN.
The new Amplifi MKX Knee will probably be available from October this year. The price? A very fair € 80.
Soon you’ll find more info on the Amplifi-Website.
Words & Photos: Christoph Bayer