Does the Leatt neck brace work?

Does the Leatt neck brace work?

Not surprisingly, the report found Leatt neck braces do work in preventing or reducing injury. Another independent study showed neck braces had a moderate effect, but only if the gap between the helmet and neck brace was less than five centimeters.

What’s the difference between Leatt GPX and DBX?

What is the difference between the DBX and GPX brace? While the GPX and DBX braces are structurally the same, the main difference is in the padding. The padding on the DBX braces are specifically designed for bicycle application and has a lower profile than any padding currently available for GPX braces.

Where are Leatt products manufactured?

The revolutionary Leatt-BraceĀ® was developed in Cape Town, South Africa and tested by BMW engineers at their facility in Munich, Germany, with first production units sold in late 2006.

What size Leatt Brace should I get?

There are only two basic sizes of Leatt neck braces – small and large. The small neck brace model is designed to fit riders between 50 to 150 pounds, and the large model is designed to fit riders between 120 – 270 pounds.

Are MTB neck braces worth it?

So do you need a neck brace for mountain biking? Yes, especially if you plan to do any jumping, large drop-ins, rail hard into berms or just plain push the limits of your capabilities every time you ride. The neck is a pretty vital part of our body and yet so vulnerable to injury.

How do you wash Leatt body armor?


  1. Hose it off / get wet.
  2. Spray it with simple green.
  3. Wipe / wash with shop rag.
  4. Hose / rinse it off.
  5. Hang over back of chair to dry.

Is Leatt a good brand?

Absolutely awesome quality, much better than FOX (which I feel is floating on their brand). They just launched the GPX 3.5 entry level helmet which is retailing at a very competitive price.

Where are Leatt helmets made?

This made in China lid is the lightest helmet I’ve ever worn which translates to less neck fatigue on long riding days. A lightweight yet protective helmet is especially meaningful when riding off-road. With heavier helmets the heft starts getting to you after a few hours of aggressive riding and repetitive jarring.

How are Leatt knee guards measured?

Upper: Measure the circumference 5in (13cm) above your knee. Lower: Measure the circumference 5in (13cm) below your knee.

How do you measure a Leatt chest protector?

Measure around the fullest part of your chest, under the armpits, keeping the measuring tape parallel to the ground.