Unfortunately injuries are an inevitable part of motorcycle riding. Whether you are a weekend warrior, a seasoned pro or any level in between chances are that eventually you are going to hit the deck and when that time comes you will be thankful you invested in the safety gear you are wearing. With knee braces on the higher end of the pricing scale and a knee dislocation less common than a graze, knee braces are usually overlooked as part of your safety gear essentials and knee guards are purchased instead. So why would anybody fork out for knee braces when knee guards starts at around $30 and a set of braces can be around $1000? Read on to find out why the investment is worth it.