SANTA CLARITA, Calif. – In a move that will further strengthen Leatt Corp.’s bicycle-side sales, Bobby Acuna joins the company as its new Bicycle Industry Sales Manager. Bobby joins Leatt’s team with two decades experience serving the bicycling market. He most recently spent three years with Marzocchi USA where he handled dealer support, race support [...]
Spreading the truth, one article at a time Leatt offers media contingent full disclosure tour of Leatt’s laboratory by Dennis Johnson In December 2012, Leatt opened up its main testing lab in Cape Town, South Africa to a contingent of eight magazine editors representing an international group of publications with one purpose in [...]
Name: Andrew Neethling Age: 28 Hometown: Somerset West, South Africa Major Sponsors: Giant Factory Off-Road Team, Leatt, 100% Goggles, Vans, Crankbros Best results: 1st, 2011 Air DH and Crankworx Whistler; 3rd, 2011 Windham (U.S.A.) World Cup; 4th, 2010 Val di Sole (Italy) World Cup; 11th overall, 2008 World Cup series (from bio on Giant Bicycles [...]
Name: Laura Smulders Age: 19 Hometown: Horssen, Netherlands Major sponsors: (Dutch Cycling Federation) MeyBo Bikes, BOX Components, Rabobank. (Personal sponsors) Leatt, Huis en Haard, TVE Reclameproducties, Bensink, BMX Gates, Oakley. How long racing BMX: “I was 7-years old when I started racing BMX. I started with my older brother and we had seen a national [...]
The Roof of Africa enduro is likely one of the toughest races on the planet. Held this year in the mountain Kingdom of Lesotho, the 45th running of the race was three days and 490 kilometers (a bit more than 300 miles) across some of the most inhospitable terrain found in the small land-locked country [...]
For 2013 the company that created the neck brace market is breaking into a whole new product category with body armor that only Leatt could perfect. The Body Protector 3DF is body armor that combines a moisture-wicking fabric chassis with CE-certified impact foam in a jersey-like piece that’s designed to be worn under all other [...]
Leatt and the son of the man whose death inspired the landmark brace It’s a fairly straight-forward picture. A man posing proudly next to a younger man, a Leatt GPX Pro brace held up for display. It could be father and son. Team manager and racer. Coach and rider. But within that image is [...]
By Dennis Johnson It’s a few weeks out from the running of the 6th Annual Tara Llanes Classic (TLC) mountain bike race, and the Internet is flooded with footage and images recapping the Mega DH, the Shimano Kid’s Race and the general awesome nature of the event. Captured in just about every bit of imagery [...]
For 2013, Leatt redesigned its best selling off-road brace for improved comfort and fitment, better range of motion, more adjustability, and gave it a brand new name — the GPX Race brace. Formerly the Club 3, the Race brace has been reengineered to improve on all the features that made it the best-selling neck brace in [...]
Name: Blake Baggett Age: 20 Hometown: Grand Terrace, Calif. Major sponsors: Monster Energy, Kawasaki, Leatt, Pro Circuit, Traxxas, Scott, Thor, Specialized, SRAM components, and SoCal Supertrucks. How long racing: Since I was 4. If you weren’t racing, you’d be: The first choice would be another form of racing, and if I wasn’t doing that I [...]
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