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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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Product Spotlight: Fox Proframe MIPS Full Face Helmet

Product Spotlight: Fox Proframe MIPS Full Face Helmet

by Douglas DiLillo April 18, 2017

This bike season's hot full face helmet is the Fox Proframe MIPS! Lightweight and open in the front, the helmet is one of the most ventilated and lightweight helmets offered at SportsProtective. Learn more about it in our latest 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 Helmet

Product Spotlight: Bell Super R3 Full Face 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Super Burly Super Pipe Snowboard Gloves from Level - ready to ship!

Super Burly Super Pipe Snowboard Gloves from Level - ready to ship!

by Jim Bartlett October 19, 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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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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All About Advanced Protective Padding - d3o, VPD, Poron, etc.

by Jim Bartlett June 15, 2016

More manufacturers are using advanced materials in innovative ways to dramatically improve both protection and COMFORT. Are comfortable knee and elbow pads possible?  Yes!

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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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