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Product Spotlight: Bell Super 3R MIPS and Giro Blok Goggle Lock Up

Product Spotlight: Bell Super 3R MIPS and Giro Blok Goggle Lock Up

by Douglas DiLillo May 22, 2017

Bike season is here! To celebrate, here at SportsProtective we are offering a deal that is too good to pass up. The Bell Super 3R MIPS Full Face Helmet and the Giro Blok Goggles come together in a "Lock Up" that will offer significant savings. Learn more about both products and why they go well together in our latest Product Spotlight.

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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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Product Spotlight: Leatt DBX 5.5 Neck Brace

Product Spotlight: Leatt DBX 5.5 Neck Brace

by Jim Bartlett May 10, 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 Measure for the Best Fit - All Protective Gear

How to Measure for the Best Fit - All Protective Gear

by Jim Bartlett May 10, 2017

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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Product Spotlight: Bell Sanction Full Face Helmet

Product Spotlight: Bell Sanction Full Face Helmet

by Douglas DiLillo May 02, 2017

We promise you won't find a full face helmet that offers more for less than the Bell Sanction. Whether it is for you or your child, at under $75 it can be the full face helmet pick for the whole family. See what else it has to offer in our Product Spotlight.

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Mountain Bike Helmets: the Deal with Removable Chin Bars

Mountain Bike Helmets: the Deal with Removable Chin Bars

by Douglas DiLillo April 27, 2017

Removable chin bars are a full face helmet innovation that has become more popular as of late. What is the deal with removable chin bars and are helmets with this technology really worth it? We look into it in our latest blog post.

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Product Spotlight: Giro Switchblade MIPS Full Face Helmet

Product Spotlight: Giro Switchblade MIPS Full Face Helmet

by Douglas DiLillo April 25, 2017

What if you had a helmet with the versatility to handle all your riding needs, both traditional and downhill? Now you can with the Giro Switchblade MIPs full face helmet. The removable chin bar gives you the versatility often missed with other full face helmets. Learn more about the Switchblade with our newest Product Spotlight.

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Top Picks: Lightest Weight Full Face Helmets for Mountain Bike & BMX

Top Picks: Lightest Weight Full Face Helmets for Mountain Bike & BMX

by Douglas DiLillo April 20, 2017

What athlete likes to be weighed down by their gear? In this blog, we discuss which full face helmets for mountain biking and BMX are the lightest of the bunch. See if your helmet made the list, or if you should consider picking on of these lightweight picks up for bike season.

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Product Spotlight: Kali Shiva Speed Machine Full Face Helmet

Product Spotlight: Kali Shiva Speed Machine Full Face Helmet

by Douglas DiLillo April 11, 2017

A full face helmet you can wear for more than just downhill mountain biking and BMX racing? It's true; the Kali Shiva Speed Machine is the most lightweight DOT certified helmet you can buy. It gives motorcycle riders and those of us who pedal a great full face helmet option! Learn more about the Shiva in our newest product spotlight.

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Understanding Mountain Bike and BMX Helmet Safety Standards

Understanding Mountain Bike and BMX Helmet Safety Standards

by Douglas DiLillo April 05, 2017

When buying a new mountain bike or BMX helmet, there are varying levels of safety standards that you should be aware of as a consumer. This blog post takes a look at the different safety standards and the kind of testing a helmet goes through to comply. Find your peace of mind here.

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Product Spotlight: Bell Super R3 Full Face Mountain Bike Helmet

Product Spotlight: Bell Super R3 Full Face Mountain Bike Helmet

by Douglas DiLillo April 04, 2017

A full face helmet that offers MIPS technology and a removable chin bar, all while being one of the most well ventilated and lightweight helmets we offer? The Bell Super 3R MIPS Full Face helmet was made to be featured in a Product Spotlight.

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All About MIPS Technology

All About MIPS Technology

by Douglas DiLillo March 30, 2017

"What is MIPS Technology?" Is a question we get at SportsProtective constantly. We took the time to answer and looked at MIPS' function, history and testing to decide if it is really all it is cracked up to be.

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Product Spotlight: Leatt DBX 5.0 V12 Full Face Composite Helmet

Product Spotlight: Leatt DBX 5.0 V12 Full Face Composite Helmet

by Douglas DiLillo March 28, 2017

Leatt is known for their DBX Neck Braces for Mountain Bike and BMX, but what if we told you that maybe their best technology yet has made their helmets an attractive option when picking full face helmet protection? Learn why Leatt's DBX 5.0 V12 Full Face Helmet is a product we love!

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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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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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