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Top Picks: Full Face Helmets for MTB and BMX Under $100

Top Picks: Full Face Helmets for MTB and BMX Under $100

by Douglas DiLillo May 11, 2017

We know not all riders have an infinite budget. This "Top Picks" post tackles full face helmets at a value, meaning under $100 dollars.

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Top Picks: Most Ventilated Full Face Helmets for MTB and BMX

Top Picks: Most Ventilated Full Face Helmets for MTB and BMX

by Douglas DiLillo April 13, 2017

Some full face helmets for MTB and BMX have better ventilation than others. Here we take a look at what could be the most ventilated helmets ever made for mountain biking and BMX racing. Stay cool!

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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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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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Ski Race Helmets that meet FIS Standard

Ski Race Helmets that meet FIS Standard

by Jim Bartlett February 28, 2017

Check out our selection of FIS approved ski race helmets to outfit you - or your young racer - in the right gear!

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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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What is Leatt Neck Brace Deck Height?

What is Leatt Neck Brace Deck Height?

by Douglas DiLillo February 17, 2017

Fitting a Leatt DBX neck brace can be confusing for some riders. Learn more about one of the most important fitting components, deck height, and why it is so critical.

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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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What is Leatt Alternative Load Path and why Should you Look for it?

What is Leatt Alternative Load Path and why Should you Look for it?

by Douglas DiLillo February 13, 2017

Most riders know what a Leatt DBX neck brace does, but many don't know the science and theory behind how the Leatt Neck brace can protect you from injury. Learn more about Alternative Load Path Technology and how it can help to keep riders safe.

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How to Choose A Leatt DBX Neck Brace for BMX Racing

How to Choose A Leatt DBX Neck Brace for BMX Racing

by Douglas DiLillo February 03, 2017

Many BMX riders want to add the protection of a Leatt DBX neck brace to their arsenal of protective equipment. Here is a How to Choose guide on selecting the Leatt DBX neck brace that is right for you. It takes into account how to measure and select the neck brace that will best fit your body type and also your riding style.

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How to Choose A Leatt DBX Neck Brace for Downhill Mountain Biking

How to Choose A Leatt DBX Neck Brace for Downhill Mountain Biking

by Douglas DiLillo February 03, 2017

Many Mountain Bike riders want to add the protection of a Leatt DBX neck brace to their arsenal of protective equipment. Here is a How to Choose guide on selecting the Leatt DBX neck brace that is right for you. It takes into account how to measure and select the neck brace that will best fit your body type and also your riding style.

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Field Tested and Proven Wrist Protection for Snowboarding

Field Tested and Proven Wrist Protection for Snowboarding

by John Cermenaro November 17, 2016

Here are the stats for testing performed on Biomex Wrist Protection Technology in Level Gloves and Mittens. Also, links to more information.

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How to Choose a Ski Helmet

How to Choose a Ski Helmet

by Jim Bartlett November 07, 2016

If you're only going to invest in one piece of protective gear for skiing, make it a good quality helmet. There are many choices that affect performance, comfort and style. Here we discuss technology, helmet types, certifications, sizing and price/feature cost comparisons for typical price points.

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Remarkable Snowboard Wrist Protection Tech Built Into Level Gloves

Remarkable Snowboard Wrist Protection Tech Built Into Level Gloves

by Jim Bartlett November 05, 2016

If you don't know this already, wrist injuries are the most frequent injury in snowboarding. Absolutely, you can read our great guide on How to Choose: Snowboard Gloves & Snowboard Wrist Guards.  But, let me save you some time.... 

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Gift Guides sorted by Price

Gift Guides sorted by Price

by John Cermenaro November 03, 2016

Gift shopping on a budget?  Looking for youth and adult sizes?

Protective gear is the perfect gift because it's something every action sports enthusiast needs and uses. We've created collections sorted by price to help speed up your holiday shopping. Here you'll find gifts for every skier, snowboarder, mountain biker and BMXer. Maybe some skaters, too!  (...if they've been good)

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Gift Ideas for Downhill Mountain Bikers

Gift Ideas for Downhill Mountain Bikers

by John Cermenaro November 01, 2016

Here's an awesome Gift Guide for downhill mountain bikers.  It's has good/better/best options helpful to someone who may not know a lot about DH MTB.

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How to Measure for the Best Fit - All Protective Gear

How to Measure for the Best Fit - All Protective Gear

by Jim Bartlett October 25, 2016

This article describes how to measure for your Helmet, Gloves, Padded Shorts, Knee and Elbow Pads, Neck Brace, and Body Armor.

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How to Choose a Mountain Bike Helmet

How to Choose a Mountain Bike Helmet

by Jim Bartlett October 21, 2016

First you'll learn the differences between open face and full face helmets and when to select one over the other. Also included are important details for how to measure your head so you get the correct size as well as how it should fit. Lastly, an in-depth look at what you should expect to pay for a helmet.

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How to Choose a Snowboard Helmet

How to Choose a Snowboard Helmet

by John Cermenaro October 18, 2016

Your helmet is, without question, your most important piece of snowboard protective gear. This guides you through how to make the right choices for the type of boarding you do. Topics include sizing, features, cost and technology.

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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 Choose Mountain Bike Body Armor

How to Choose Mountain Bike Body Armor

by Jim Bartlett September 02, 2016

Mountain bike armor is essential if you're doing downhill riding/racing, dirt jumping, or any aggressive or airborne riding. Learn about Roost Deflectors, Vests, Spine Protectors, Full Jackets, Hard vs Soft Shell, and what you should expect to spend.

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Best Snowboard Padded Shorts - Top 4

by Jim Bartlett June 15, 2016

There are a dozens of snowboarding padded shorts on the market. Let's see if we can help you narrow it down with a look at the most important characteristics...

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