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Although the ceramic print fabric from Schoeller Textiles has been around a few years, the higher price took some time for cycling brands to hop on board. Proven to reduce road rash in the event of a crash, the highly abrasion resistant fabric will now be incorporated in Scott cycling apparel.
Brand new cycling company Pegasus Performance has created a line of what they call road rash protective apparel. Similar to the Road Rash Guard, the goal is to lessen the severity of road rash in the event of a crash by cutting down on the amount of friction that actually hits your skin.
A new invention promises to put an end to nasty and painful road rash. A surgeon and keen cyclist, Dr. Robert Weiss came up with the idea for Road Rash Guards after seeing motorcyclists avoid injury by wearing plastic boots to skid across the top of pavement. He set out to design plastic sliders that he could wear on his own body when cycling to avoid similar pavement injuries in the event of a crash.