When many individuals consider Leatt, they affiliate the South African firm with the neck brace it launched to the dust bike market greater than 10 years in the past. Nonetheless, Leatt additionally presents a full vary of protecting gear above and under the neck with every thing from helmets to jerseys, gloves, pant combos, and now goggles.
The most recent addition to Leatt’s off-road lineup is the all-new Velocity 6.5 goggle, which marks the corporate’s first enterprise into the goggle market. The goggle is obtainable in three fashions—the Velocity 6.5, Velocity 6.5 Iriz, and Velocity 6.5 Roll Off. Each half on the three goggles are interchangeable, which permits the rider to improve the lens in addition to add roll offs with out having to buy a brand new set of goggles.
The Velocity 6.5 fashions share a 50mm anti-slip coated strap related to an outrigger mounting system and triple-layer, twin density foam with an anti-sweat fleece backing. The three-part system is designed to permit the rider to simply swap lenses, frames, and the froth backing. Leatt claims the lens is “bulletproof”; it mentioned in in-house testing the two.7mm military-spec lens withstood numerous bullets shot at it by a .22-caliber pistol. Extra options on this premium goggle embody a self-draining lens and body design, everlasting antifog agent constructed into the interior layer lens polymer, and a 170-degree visual field.
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The Velocity 6.5 is accessible in seven colorways and retails for $79.99. The Velocity 6.5 Iriz is accessible in six colorways for $89.99 and makes use of Leatt’s premium lens, which is accessible in three colours. Lastly, the Velocity 6.5 Roll Off, which makes use of all the identical elements because the earlier two goggles and is supplied with a WideVision 48mm roll off system, is accessible in 4 colorways for $99.99.
The Velocity 6.5 goggle isn’t the one new product within the South African firm’s 2019 lineup. Leatt added one other helmet to its off-road assortment with the GPX three.5, which is the model’s price-point helmet at $179.99 and is accessible in six colorways. Much like its siblings, the GPX four.5, GPX 5.5 Composite, and GPX 6.5 Carbon, the all-new GPX three.5 shares the identical 360-degree Turbine Expertise in addition to a multi-density affect foam. Though that is Leatt’s price-point helmet, it’s trusted by just a few of its prime athletes preferring the three.5 over the four.5, 5.5, and 6.5 Carbon.
Leatt has additionally expanded its knee safety line with the addition of the Z-Body knee brace. At a value level of $299.99, the Z-Body is a superb choice for many who aren’t trying to spend a pair hundred extra for Leatt’s premium knee brace, the C-Body Carbon, which retails for $499.99, however are nonetheless trying to forestall a expensive knee damage. The Z-Body knee brace makes use of an injected composite chassis in addition to a four-way adjustable hyperextension limiter to scale back the probabilities of a possible ACL damage. Leatt presents the Z-Body knee brace in a single shade (black) and 5 sizes starting from small to further giant, in addition to interchangeable hinge pads in quite a lot of sizes to supply a customizable match.