The Leatt-Brace hasn’t been around long – since 2004 in fact – but it’s now worn by pretty much every extreme sports athlete, from downhill mountain bikers, BMXers, freeriders to motocross racers.
It’s easy to see why too; backed up by constant research and development, the brace itself has won many awards and can be attributed to helping prevent thousands of possibly debilitating injuries.
You can see the full 2013 Leatt product range by clicking here, but here are our top 10 picks of Leatt protection products coming to a downhill course or race track near you:
1] Leatt DBX Comp 4 Neck Brace 2013
Now with a new chassis made from Leatt’s high impact polymer (LHIP), the DBX Comp 4's front has been completely re-sculpted using a split design which allows for independent movement of the two 'wings' for increased comfort and better fit.
2] Leatt DBX Pro Lite Neck Brace 2013
The lightest and most comfortable Leatt® yet! Made from lightweight Aramid reinforced carbon with a ventilated chassis and the all new CoreFlex rear thoracic.
3] Leatt SP1 HHF Brace 2013
A revolutionary hydration system which easily straps directly on to the neck support of the neck protection, giving a well balanced fit. This enables you to combine neck support and a completely hands-free hydration system in a very flexible way.
4] Leatt DBX Ride 4 Neck Brace 2013
This is Leatt's lowest priced bicycle neck brace. The chassis is still made from fiberglass reinforced polyamide resin but now features a completely new rear thoracic strut. This brace is CE certified as personal protection. The world’s most popular neck braces just got better!
5] Leatt Knee Guard 3DF 2013
The 3DF Knee Guard uses new Leatt® 3DF, 3-dimensional impact foam that offers a soft and flexible fit and energy-absorbing protection upon impact. This combination results in comfortable lightweight CE certified protection!
6] Leatt Body Protector Adventure 2013
The big daddy protector in Leatt’s protection line. Featuring a near 360° of plating and armour with the added benefits of a kidney belt and perfectly integrating with any Leatt-brace®.
7] Leatt Chest Protector Pro Lite 2013
Leatt’s extra light version of their top of the line chest protector. The new 2013 Chest Protector PRO Lite has been designed to integrate perfectly with all Leatt neck braces although it works equally well without a neck brace. One of the lightest, best fitting protectors ever made. Want a chest protector? Buy one that is actually proven to protect!
8] Leatt Body Vest Adventure Lite 2013
Similar to Leatt’s adventure body vest but with better ventilation, the Leatt Body Vest Lite is designed to be worn under and over your jersey while perfectly integrating with any Leatt-brace®.
9] Leatt Body Vest Adventure Lite Jr 2013
Aimed at the little rippers, the Body Vest Lite Jr has all the protective qualities of its bigger brother to keep smaller riders safer on the trails.
10] Leatt Body Protector 3DF 2013
One minute it's soft with a flexible fit, the next minute it instantly transforms into a hard, energy absorbing protector upon impact. Featuring premium CE certiﬁed impact protection plus MoistureCool, a washable fabric that keeps protectors in place, while wicking moisture away from the body to keep you cool!
For more information on the testing procedure, the technology behind the brace and discussion of some of the myths surrounding it, watch these videos:
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