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Leatt: Straight talk about neck braces

May 14th, 2012 · Comments Off on Leatt: Straight talk about neck braces · Safety

We are beginning to see some very helpful information regarding neck brace testing from Leatt. We need to see more of this, from all the manufacturers, as well as some useful certification standards.  

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Which helmet is safest?

March 2nd, 2008 · 1 Comment · Safety, Technology

Looking at the new Bell Moto-8 got me to thinking again about the controversial issue of helmets. Mainly because the Moto-8 is at the higher end of the price range for motorcycle helmets, and there is really no objective way of determining if your money is truly buying you more protection. In a non-scientific survey […]

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Protective gear from Indy – RC Evolution, Shock Doctor, Moto 8

March 2nd, 2008 · Comments Off on Protective gear from Indy – RC Evolution, Shock Doctor, Moto 8 · Safety, Technology

There were a handful of new safety products announced at Indy. I didn’t see them all but I did get a chance to see a couple of them up close and talk to the manufacturers. EVS Sports announced their RC-Evolution Race Collar, a less expensive competitor to the Leatt Brace. The RC-Evo is similar in design to […]

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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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Protect yourself – vintage racing and the Leatt brace

October 1st, 2007 · 1 Comment · Reviews, Safety, Technology

Today I ordered some modern protective equipment – a neck brace and a couple of different chest/body armour units to try with it. The neck brace I bought is the Leatt, the new and somewhat controversial HANS-style device invented and patented by South African Dr. Jeff Leatt. For core protection I ordered an EVS Revolution 5 […]

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