T2 High Impact Protection Padded Shorts with Dual Density Pads


  • Firmer Foam For More Aggressive Applications
  • Customizable Pads Thickness
  • Self-Forming Pads
  • Dual Density Protection
  • Breathable Power Mesh Spandex Shorts
  • Extra Tough, Tear Resistant Pad Pockets
  • 7 Pad Protection System
  • Need to figure out your size? Check out our T2 Sizing Chart

The T2 padded shorts contain the foam layers needed to make 3/8″ (9.5 mm) and 1/2″ (12.7 mm) thick pads. This product comes packaged with 7 sets of pads. Each set has a total thickness of 1/2″ (12.7 mm). For more protection use our 1/4″ (6.3 mm) Add-Ons to create 5/8″ (15.8 mm) and 3/4″ (19 mm) thick pads.


T2 Sizing Chart

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Multiple Layers of Protection

Our T2 impact protection shorts contain a uniquely engineered dual density high impact EVA foam configuration which gives greater protection while minimizing foam thickness. The denser outer layer of foam dissipates and absorbs more of the impact’s energy. The softer inner layers provide cushioning as well as additional protection between you and the ground. The combination of the two results in a pad that will take a bigger impact and will help reduce the number of injuries you might get from falling.

T2 impact protection hip pads

Customize Your T2 Impact Protection Shorts Pad Thickness

Add more pad where you need it and take away from where you don’t. Here are the thickness options that come with your T2 Impact Protection Shorts

Total Pad Thickness

(9.5 mm)

Layers Used

1/8″ (3.2 mm)
1/4″ (6.3 mm)

Impact protection shorts variable thickness 3/8" pads
3/8" thick dual density pads protection rating chart

This thickness is ideal for riders under 70 lb. as well as for bigger riders that want a low-profile appearance or want to wear slim fit pants over their pads.

Total Pad Thickness

(12.7 mm)

Layers Used

1/8″ (3.2 mm)
1/4″ (6.3 mm)
1/8″ (3.2 mm)

Impact protection shorts variable thickness 1/2" pads
1/2" thick dual density pads protection rating chart

This is the standard configuration that T2 Impact Protection Shorts come with. Riders may need to wear relaxed fit pants over their pads.

WARNING: The tailbone pad set should not be reduced to a total thickness of less than 1/2” (12.7 mm), and all other pad sets should not be reduced to a total thickness of less than 3/8” (9.5 mm).

Need More Protection? Get our 1/4″ (6.3 mm) Add-On Pads

Self Forming Pads

Our multiple layer design and durable spandex pockets allow even our firmest foam to constantly reshape, creating pads that move the way you do.

seven piece impact protection pad set for padded shorts

T2 Impact Protection Shorts – Ergonomic Mobility and Comfort

We have engineered and crafted our impact protection shorts with the perfect spacing to allow for a complete range of motion. The design minimizes the gaps between pads while providing maximum coverage. All seven pads are self-forming. This produces a contoured fit that keeps the pads right where you need them to be, while maintaining the cushioning you need to protect yourself.

Articulated Hip Protection System

The combined hip pad and upper leg pad allows total leg movement while covering a large area around the hip joint and the upper leg. The two pads interlock when falling with a straight leg to create one long pad. If you fall with a bent leg the lower pad wraps around the front of the hip pad creating an “L” shaped pad. Both configurations provide maximum coverage of the hip and upper leg area.

T2 Impact Protection padded shorts

Breathable Mesh Shorts with Extra Tough Pockets

Tortoise Pads® impact protection shorts are made from a durable spandex power mesh fabric with tear resistant spandex pockets. The mesh fabric provides great breathability while the super tough spandex pockets help to minimize the wear and tear that the shorts are exposed to during constant usage.

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Youth X-Small, Youth Small, Youth Medium, Youth Large, Adult Small, Adult Medium, Adult Large, Adult X-Large, Adult XX-Large


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