The MTB Lab – Leatt at Interbike 2018
“Leatt’s new 2019 outerwear lineup includes the DBX 5 jacket, shorts and jersey, the DBX 4 jacket and the DBX 2 jacket and windproof gloves, all of them coming in three colors: Black, Ink-blue and Ruby-red. “Tougher… resilient… more durable. With improved ventilation and water resistance.” The rest of their lineup gets a slew of new colors and patterns. The new jackets include an innovative magnetic hood system, while the entire DBX 5 lineup is superb, with high tech materials, functional designs, and rugged builds.”
The MTB Lab popped in at our booth at Interbike to check out our new Leatt Bike 2019 gear. Here’s their breakdown.
DBX 5.0 All-Mountain Jacket
Waterproof and Breathable, Tailored-Fit All-Weather Bicycle Jacket – $199.99
The jacket that leaves you no excuses as it is ideal for all weather conditions. Made of waterproof and breathable 30.000/23.000 material with adjustable ventilation and a dirt/water/stain resistant coating, it will take on any weather conditions you might face. New four-way stretch shell material and a new patent-pending magnetic hood system that keeps the hood magnet fixed over the helmet or fixed at your back. Finally, no more flapping around! The tailored fit is snug but not too tight, and the new shoulder Brush Guards with Anti-Slip ensures that your backpack will stay put. The jacket features top-of-the-line specs – from shell performance to zippers and will meet your expectations every single day.
DBX 5.0 Shorts
Waterproof and Breathable, Tailored-Fit Bicycle Shorts – $119.99
Every day is the perfect day to go riding. These waterproof and breathable 30.000/23.000 shorts with a dirt/water/stain resistant fabric coating and adjustable ventilation makes it difficult not to want to go ride. The tailored fit is snug but not too tight and with a seamless seat that moves freely on the bike. Top-of-the-line details, from four-way stretch shell performance to zippers and features, these shorts will meet your expectations every day.
DBX 4.0 All-Mountain Jacket
Tailored-Fit Bicycle Soft Shell WindBlock Jacket – $139.99
Expect a lot and get even more! Made of soft-shell, four-way stretch, and water-resistant material, this jacket is windproof, breathable and has adjustable front and rear ventilation. And yes, it has a great tailored fit as well! Now with a new patent-pending magnetic hood system that keeps the hood magnet fixed over the helmet or fixed at your back. No more flapping around! New shoulder Brush Guards with Anti-Slip ensures that your backpack will stay put. We like this jacket and our CEO Sean loves it. He does not ride every week, but he sure looks good wearing it!
DBX 2.0 Jacket
Lightweight, Water-Resistant, and Windproof Jacket with Magnetic Hood System – $99.99
Our new lightweight four-way stretch jacket is ideal for most riding conditions. Now with our new patent-pending magnetic hood system that keeps the hood magnet fixed over the helmet or fixed at your back. No more flapping around! Made of a water-resistant and breathable 5.000/5.000 material and it folds into its own chest pocket for minimalistic storage. Just don’t lose it!
DBX 4.0 Stadium Pants
Stretch Racing Pants for Trail, DH, and BMX – $99.99
Dedicated for Trail, Downhill, BMX – these are not just converted MX pants! These pants offer a comfortable pre-curved pedal and knee pad optimized fit. And to be honest, a pair of pants are often much nicer when compared to shorts! Made of stretch material, they are ultra-light and ventilated and will stay in place thanks to the waist straps with 360 ̊ silicone grip. So the next time you are going DH or when you are riding in the bushes. What will you choose: long or short?
DBX 4.0 Shorts
Four-Way Stretch Bicycle Gravity Shorts – $99.99
Stay cool and enjoy the ride – regardless of the riding conditions. Made of a four-way stretch material, the 4.0 bicycle shorts are water resistant and a dirt/water/stain resistant coating. Breathable with laser-cut ventilation and a pre-curved fit that will avoid snagging during pedaling, even when worn with your knee protectors. For additional comfort, the seat area is seamless yet durable. It has a soft touch waist lining and a back gripper that will prevent seat drop during riding. Now you can get it done!
DBX 3.0 Shorts
Four-Way Stretch Bicycle Shorts – $69.99
A lighter version of our 5.0 and 4.0 bicycle shorts these shorts are stretchy, comfortable and ideal for everyday riding. Made of a lightweight, stretch material that has a dirt, water, and stain resistant coating, it pairs well with lighter bicycle jerseys such as the DBX 3.0 or 2.0. The shorts have reinforced stitching and a mesh yoke that offers ventilation during riding. The soft touch waist lining with a back gripper avoids seat drop and the pre-curved fit works great with knee protectors without snagging when riding. When you are looking for a comfortable pair of trail fit shorts, these are it!
DBX 5.0 All-Mountain Jersey
The Windblock chest, breathable and an active moisture-wicking back, and reinforced Brush Guard elbows will make your day. You’ll love those chilly rides! A zipper pocket with a microfiber goggle wiper, Brush Guard on the shoulders to ensure that your backpack stays put, and reflective print on the lower back are just some of this jersey’s many great features. For a tailored-fit experience in harsh weather conditions, this is a home run!
DBX 4.0 Ultraweld Jersey
Ultra-Light Welded Bicycle Gravity Jersey – $64.99
Expect a lot and get even more from this jersey. The DBX 4.0 bicycle jersey is made of ultra-light, stretch mesh fabric that is MoistureCool wicking and has air channels. Its racing stretch fit makes it perfect to be worn with or without body armor, and it is neck brace compatible. The elbows of the jersey are reinforced with Brush Guard, an ultra-thin flex film that is feather-light and increases scratch and abrasion resistance properties. Welded seams at the cuff and hem provide maximum comfort, and it will stay in place thanks to silicone grip.
DBX 3.0 Jersey
Three-Quarter-Sleeved Bicycle Jersey – $44.99
A mid-sleeved bicycle jersey that offers a casual look yet still meets your riding needs. The DBX 3.0 jersey has three-quarter length sleeves and is made of a stretch mesh fabric that is MoistureCool wicking, and that has air channels. It offers a comfortable fit with overlock stitched seams, a stretch fit that conveniently enables it to be worn with or without your body armor, and its collar was designed to be neck brace compatible. Try this jersey. It will make you enjoy riding even more!
DBX 2.0 Jersey
Causal T-Sleeved Bicycle Jersey – $39.99
A super comfortable and soft T-sleeved jersey that will keep you cool. The DBX 2.0 Jersey is made of a casual-looking, cotton-feel material. An extremely lightweight, stretchy and breathable material, it fits like a glove and the side panel is made of MoistureCool wicking mesh fabric for ventilation. The stretch fit can be worn with or without body armor, and the collar is specifically designed to pair with a neck brace. As soon as you try it on, you won’t want to take it off!
DBX 1.0 Jersey
Lightweight T-Sleeved Jersey – $54.99
The ideal T-sleeved jersey for those warmer days! Made of a super lightweight, quick-dry material, it is ventilated thanks to the stretch mesh back with wicking properties. The tailored stretch fit and overlocked stitched seams make it super comfortable to wear and convenient features include a zip pocket with a microfiber goggle wiper and rear reflective print to keep you safe out there.
DBX 1.0 Half-Zip Jersey
Ultra-Lightweight, Quick-Dry Bicycle Jersey with 1/2 zip – $64.99
This ultra-lightweight quick-dry jersey with half-zip is the perfect cycling jersey for warmer days. The T-sleeves and tailored stretch fit will ensure that it fits like a glove, making it super comfortable. The back of the jersey is made of a mesh fabric that has wicking properties so that you will stay cool even on those hot days. Overlocked stitch seams add to the comfort, and features include rear storage pockets with an anti-sag suspender system. Now you can get out there – no excuses!
DBX 4.0 Lite Glove
Vented Bicycle Glove with Premium Protection – $49.99
The 4.0 Lite gloves offer premium impact protection and feature our proven NanoGrip palm for unbeaten handlebar feel. Imagine the feeling of being properly protected without even noticing, and at the same time having the best bike feel ever – all in one glove! The stretch material of the upper hand is both light and offers good airflow, whereas the impact-absorbing panels on the knuckles and fingers absorb more energy than anything else of its kind. These gloves are CE tested and certified as Personal Protective Equipment and the knuckles as impact protection.
DBX 2.0 Windblock Glove
WindBlock Bicycle Gloves with Brush Guards – $34.99
Our first weather-resistant and wind blocking ‘second skin’ softshell gloves. The all-new MicronGrip palm is setting a new standard for gloves in this price range and is guaranteed to impress. For additional protection, it has micro-injected 3D Brush Guard reinforcement for the pinky and outer knuckle. Try them, you will like them – especially on a chilly day!
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