Leatt Neck Brace DBX 5.5 Jr BlackRegular price $319.99
Designed to offer the same protection to young off-road rippers as their adult braces, the Leatt Junior DBX 5.5 Neck Brace ensures a hard crash won't stop younger riders from enjoying their ride.
The Junior DBX 5.5 Neck Brace is made with a reinforced polyamide, this stiff structure which is able to dissipate the forces of an impact and protect the neck from injury. The Junior DBX 5.5 is also carefully designed to offer comfort to junior riders, fitting a smaller body while taking into account the fact junior helmets are often almost similar in size to adult helmets - this is the downfall of many rival braces. Independent test have proven the brace to effective in preventing injury and offers up to a 47% reduction of risk for a serious neck injury.
The collarbone cutout also helps keep your helmet and neck brace away from your fragile bones during a crash. To the back, the rear Thoracic strut is engineered to snap off before applying excessive pressure to your back. The brace also utilises Leatt's Alternative Load Path Technology - ALPT® - which sees crash forces directed from your helmet directly through to your body, isolating and protecting your neck from harmful forces. As with all of Leatt's neck braces, the Junior DBX 5.5 is CE tested and certified as Personal Protective Equipment, giving fast-charging young mountain bikers the confidence that even in a hard stack they'll enjoy optimal protection
- Independent off-road motorcycle study by Great Lakes EMS Inc (Action Sports EMS) show that Neck braces offer:
- Up to 89% reduction in critical cervical spine injuries
- Collarbone injuries up to 45% MORE likely WITHOUT a neck brace
Engineered collarbone cut-out to keep your helmet rim away from your most vulnerable bones
Composite matrix platform allows for the most efficient reduction in neck forces
Optimal helmet rim striking platform is designed to redistribute neck forces and provides the helmet with freedom of movement
CoreFlex split rear folding thoracic strut is designed to work with the body’s natural movements for a more comfortable fit
Adjustable, Four-angle Thoracic strut engineered to break away before applying excessive pressure to the back
Sliding front and rear Surefit adjusters offer Three-way adjustability for that perfect fit.
Sculptured, split front for improved comfort and fit
Low profile push-button open/closure system
Easy-to-use emergency release mechanism
Injected, durable and easy-to-clean foam padding
Air flow ribbed body padding for optimum ventilation
Free, optional clear chest strap included
CE tested and certified as Personal Protective Equipment 89/686/EEC
Weight: from 780g (1.72lbs)