Leatt’s humble beginnings started years ago with a neck brace. Since then the south African company has established itself as one of the leading makers of all kinds of protective gear, protecting both dirt bike riders and mountain bikers. Last year Leatt dove into the moto gear market and now they unveiled their 2018 gear line, which includes some new items, including some new off-road gear. They also now have a full line of kid and youth gear. We spent an evening eating tacos at the Leatt offices and checking out all the latest offerings. For a complete look at Leatt's 2018 Line of products Click Here
GPX 4.5 Lite Jacket
For the adventure and dual-sport guys, Leatt has the all-new GPX 4.5 Lite Jacket. It isn’t fully water proof but it is water resistant and not very bulky. It has great venting for when the riding gets warm and the arms zip off. It also folds and packs up pretty small for those on the move.
GPX 5.5 Enduro Pants
If you don’t want the full moto style pant and want an over the boot pant with stretchy materials and an athletic look, check out the GPX 5.5 Enduro pants. It features venting and pockets for the off-road and dual-sport crowd. It also looks pretty darn good with the GPX 4.5 Lite Jacket.
GPX XL 2.0 Hydration
The off-road moto heads will like the GPX XL 2.0 hydration bag, which offers 25 liters of cargo, a low gravity waist bladder and most importantly, CE tested and certified back protection. The 3DF AirFit impact foam offers a soft and flexible fit, yet instantly transforms into a harder, energy-absorbing protector upon impact.
X-Frame Knee Brace $449.99 pair
You might be familiar with the C-Frame, Leatt’s one-sided knee brace. The X-Frame uses two hinges like most traditional braces. This brace is medically certified and the inside hinge is 40 percent thinner to reduce the bulk between the rider and the bike. The X-Frame knee protection is very good, covering a large portion of the area, even when fully bent.
GPX 5.5 Enduro Jacket
The GPX Enduro Jacket is back, but in new colors and is a jacket for the more hardcore off-road and dual-sport riders looking for a do all jacket. There are a total of nine pockets and the jacket is hydration-ready. The GPX 5.5 Enduro Jacket works with or without a neck brace. The neck brace fits over the collar or the collar fits around the neck brace. Also a removable storm collar fits over the neck brace.
GPX 3.5 Neck Brace
Coming in at only $249.99, the GPX 3.5 is not only affordable but also very light. It features a polyamide framework inside EPS foam frame. It is a new design, opening from the front instead of the side.
You can see Leatt’s full line of protective gear as well as their moto and off-road gear at leatt.com. Grab a snack because there is a lot to look at! Remember, if you ride mountain bikes they offer awesome protective gear for that as well.