It does not matter if you are going down the block or for a all day ride.
You should always wear biker Gear.
That means Boots, gloves, a jacket, and if you can leather pants.
I have gone down wearing just that and got to shake it off after a couple of drinks and a couple of days…
Road Rash from a motorcycle crash can take many skin graffs to get you back together, even at low speed. Yes that means taking your skin from your ass and replacing it wear t gets taken off.