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HRPSports – It’s not Bob Hannah

August 6th, 2011 · Comments Off on HRPSports – It’s not Bob Hannah · Industry

I saw a little announcement at Motocross Action Magazine titled HRPSports is Accepting Resumes. HRP. The lightning bolt. Immediately I recalled hearing Bob Hannah say during some interview that his wife Terri was running HRP again. I also thought about the Jimmy Weinert Training Facility and the Jimmy Weinert Racing team that’s competing in both […]

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Alpinestars Integrated Protective Gear

April 25th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Racing, Reviews, Safety

Recently I had a brief email exchange with Ken Smith, editor of Australia-based VMX Magazine regarding the problems neck brace wearers have integrating other forms of protective gear. As Ken pointed out, everything from the bottom profile of your helmet to the shape of your chest protector/body armor can affect the way the neck brace […]

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helmet head – the Arai difference

February 17th, 2009 · Comments Off on helmet head – the Arai difference · Industry, Safety

I’ve just returned from my pilgrimage to Indianapolis and the annual Powersports Dealer Expo. There was a lot going on there this year, despite the economy. The biggest news was the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008, a law that went into effect last week and summarily killed about 20% of the motorcycle industry […]

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My new Leatt brace arrived today

October 8th, 2007 · Comments Off on My new Leatt brace arrived today · Safety, Technology

My new Leatt brace arrived today. Ordered it from BTO Sports. I also ordered an EVS Revolution 5 body armor which is designed to fit around the Leatt. Last Friday I got my new Organic air-cushion body armor from RXR Protect North America. RXR got me setup with one to test with the Leatt. The […]

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Got my RXR Protect body armor today

October 5th, 2007 · Comments Off on Got my RXR Protect body armor today · Reviews, Safety, Technology

Got my RXR Protect Organic chest protector today. Thanks to Chris Favro of RXR Protect North America for fixing me up with a sweet deal so I can test this with the new Leatt Brace. After talking with Chris we determined that the best path forward was to just get one and see how it […]

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