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What is Leatt 360° Turbine Technology?

What is Leatt 360° Turbine Technology?

by Douglas DiLillo March 23, 2017

Bike Helmets for mountain biking and BMX need more than just a hard shell to keep you safe. Recently, Leatt has added 360° Turbine Technology to their helmets. Find out what it is and if it really can offer you better protection.

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Product Spotlight: 7iDP Transition Suit

Product Spotlight: 7iDP Transition Suit

by Douglas DiLillo March 21, 2017

Lightweight protection that is capable of being put through the rigors of downhill mountain biking, that is the 7iDP Transition Suit. A customizable armor that 7iDP has ever made compatible with Leatt Neck Brace. Come read about what else it offers.

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How To Choose 7iDP Body Armor

How To Choose 7iDP Body Armor

by Douglas DiLillo March 16, 2017

We have talked about 7iDP limb pads, but now it is time to learn about their body armor. 7iDP's great designs can fit every riders' needs. Find out which 7iDP body armor is right for your riding style.

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Product Spotlight: 7iDP M1 Full Face Helmet

Product Spotlight: 7iDP M1 Full Face Helmet

by Douglas DiLillo March 13, 2017

Who doesn't love good gear at an incredible price? The 7iDP M1 is a modestly priced full face helmet that gives solid protection at a price that won't break the bank. Come see why it will be a hit with many riders this bike season!

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How to Choose 7iDP Limb Pads

How to Choose 7iDP Limb Pads

by Douglas DiLillo March 10, 2017

7iDP has made a name for themselves with their "Intelligently Designed Protection." Learn about which 7iDP limb pads fit your riding needs and why their protection is causing a stir in mountain biking.

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Leatt Makes Product Compatibility a Priority

Leatt Makes Product Compatibility a Priority

by Douglas DiLillo March 03, 2017

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Product Spotlight: Leatt Fusion 2.0 Vest for Juniors

Product Spotlight: Leatt Fusion 2.0 Vest for Juniors

by Douglas DiLillo March 02, 2017

We regularly hear from worried parents, "My child is starting to ride, but it makes me nervous." In this article we talk about a single piece of equipment that will protect your child's neck, back, chest and shoulders.

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Leatt DBX Neck Brace Testimonials

Leatt DBX Neck Brace Testimonials

by Douglas DiLillo February 24, 2017

Leatt products constantly recieve excellent feedback and testimonials. We take a look at some interesting ones where riders feel they owe a debt to Leatt and the DBX neck brace.

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A Look at Leatt's Testing Process and Results

A Look at Leatt's Testing Process and Results

by Douglas DiLillo February 23, 2017

The Leatt brand does extensive research and testing to their products. In this blog we explore and discuss their testing methods and results. The results are rather surprising.

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Product Spotlight: Leatt DBX 5.5 Neck Brace

Product Spotlight: Leatt DBX 5.5 Neck Brace

by Douglas DiLillo February 19, 2017

This product spotlight is about the excellent Leatt DBX 5.5 neck brace. Incredible innovations in safety have created this ultra adjustable neck brace that helps to keep riders safe from potentially harmful neck and spine injuries.

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How to Fit a Leatt Bicycle Neck Brace

How to Fit a Leatt Bicycle Neck Brace

by Douglas DiLillo February 16, 2017

This How to Guide covers the often asked question of how to fit a Leatt DBX neck brace. These innovative products can help keep you safe from potential injury, but ONLY if they are fit properly. We tackle this subject so you can make sure you are wearing your brace correctly.

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Level BioMex Snowboard Wrist Protection - Built In

by Jim Bartlett October 28, 2016

Learn More About Level's BioMex Wrist Guards
Level BioMex Snowboard Wrist Guards - essential protection for your wrists. Learn how it works...

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Kids Helmet Sizing Help

Kids Helmet Sizing Help

by Jim Bartlett October 17, 2016

Proper helmet sizing is critical to protecting your child. When it comes to finding and fitting a new helmet, there are important things you need to know. We've consolidated a lot of information that will help you measure your kid's head, find the correct size to purchase, and then make sure the helmet sits properly on his or her head.

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How to Inspect Your Knee Pads and Elbow Pads

by Jim Bartlett October 06, 2016

Inspect

No matter what your sport, it’s a good idea to inspect your pads on a regular basis to make sure they’re still capable of doing their job. Here's a quick 6-point checklist...

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When to Replace Your Helmet

by Jim Bartlett September 29, 2016

cracked helmet

Bicycle, ski and snowboarding helmets age and lose effectiveness as they get older and suffer use/abuse. How do you know when it’s time to replace your helmet? Watch these two videos.

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MIPS Technology - A Great Visual Description from Giro

by Jim Bartlett August 27, 2016

MIPS

This is one of the best descriptions of what MIPS is, how it reduces impact forces, and why you might want to look for it in your next helmet.

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Giro Helmet Fit Systems - Explained

by Jim Bartlett June 15, 2016

Giro AcuDial 2 Fit System

Giro offers a broad selection of bike and ski helmets with some great built-in adjustment features. This article shows you eight different Giro fit systems to help you decide which is best for you.

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When to Replace Your Skateboard Helmet

by Jim Bartlett June 15, 2016

skateboard helmet

Sometimes that old soldier needs to be retired. Learn how long a typical skate helmet lasts, what to look for to help arrive at a keep-or-toss decision, and  how skate helmets are different than bike helmets.

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Scooter Safety Gear Recommendations

by Jim Bartlett June 15, 2016

It may be tempting to think of a scooter as a skateboard with a handlebar, but scooter riders need a helmet certified to CPSC Bike Helmet Standards. Find out what that means...

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Protective Gear Care Guides - Top 5

by Jim Bartlett June 15, 2016

Clean

We have so many Gear Guides with so much information, sometimes it's helpful if we group them together for you in one place.  Here are the top 5 articles about how to take care of your gear.

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Multiple Impact Helmets for Bike and Snow

by Jim Bartlett June 15, 2016

Multi Impact
The skate helmet certification requires multiple impacts, while the bike certification does not. But, some bike certified helmets claim to be multiple impact...

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Understanding In-Mold Helmet Construction

by Jim Bartlett June 15, 2016

Helmet Design

Helmet manufacturing techniques and technology differ. Each type of helmet has advantages and disadvantages, depending upon what mission the helmet is required to accomplish - and at what price!  Here we describe one of the most popular helmet construction methods.

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How to Clean and Care for Your Protective Gear

by Jim Bartlett June 15, 2016


Protect your investment and the performance of your gear by properly cleaning and drying your helmet, knee and elbow pads, and body armor. Here are some tips that help make it easy and routine.

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Helmet Safety Standards List

by Jim Bartlett June 06, 2016

Safety

One of the most confusing parts about shopping for a new helmet can be the different helmet safety standards. Why are some certifications listed on some helmets and not others, even though the helmets are supposedly designed for the same activity? What do all those acronyms mean?   Find out here...

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