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KLIM WEATHER GEAR

By the staff of Dirt Wheels KLIM WEATHER GEAR. The winter temperatures are dwindling just as the snow on the mountaintops melts away. Temps are on the rise, but the cold and wet weather isn’t entirely over as spring rounds the corner. We ventured out to find the last of the heavy rain and snow to test a Klim gear set that we are enthralled with. The Traverse gear and Aggressor base layers may be a hit to the pocketbook, but they are worth the investment if you ride in harsh conditions. WARMTH FROM BELOW …

LEATT VELOCITY 6.5 GOGGLE

Product Evaluation by the staff of Dirt Wheels LEATT VELOCITY 6.5 GOGGLE Leatt has never made a secret of the fact that it is a protection company. All they do is produce some of the most protective riding products on this planet, and they sure don’t show any signs of slowing down any time soon. The newest addition to the Leatt product line is the impressive Velocity 6.5 goggle. They are literally bulletproof! Or, at least, the lenses are. Admittedly, Leatt tested that claim with small-caliber, subsonic rounds,…

PRODUCT TEST: MSR Digi-Camo Summit gear

MSR was founded by racing legend Malcolm Smith in 1971 and started out as a small accessory business but is now one of the top riding apparel and hard-parts manufacturers. MSR offers a complete line of riding gear—from off-road to motocross—with many different styles to choose from, including helmets, gloves, jerseys, pants, jackets, riding boots, chest protectors, goggles and much more. We recently got our hands on a set of their Summit Digi-Camo jersey ($89.95) and pants ($189.95), Mav2 helmet ($169.95), Attak gloves…