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Crankworx Whistler: Leatt 2023 MTB clothing & protection sneak peek

Crankworx Whistler: Leatt 2023 MTB clothing & protection sneak peek

The 2023 Leatt MTB gear is planned to officially launch in November, but they brought a bunch of pieces to show off at Crankworx Whistler……

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The 2023 Leatt MTB gear is planned to officially launch in November, but they brought a bunch of pieces to show off at Crankworx Whistler… after also teasing us a bit at Eurobike . We were allowed to shoot some sneak peek shots to give you an idea of what’s coming, but please note this article is pretty light on details, as Leatt requested. Watch Bikerumor for the launch announcement, when we’ll have all the info on the new clothing and gear.

At Crankworx, Leatt treated the journalists to a special edition pair of their Velocity 5.0 goggles! These goggles are not available to the public, but I’ve included them because you might spot some of Leatt’s athletes wearing them, and they feature their newest single-layer MTB lens. Leatt 2023 Protection Gear

Here are the special edition Velocity 5.0 Goggles Leatt handed out to the media crew at Crankworx. As the title shot shows, the strap bears the signatures of Leatt’s sponsored athletes, and the goggles get some flashy gold accents. There will be four colorways of the Velocity 5.0 goggle available to consumers as part of next year’s collection.

The lens Leatt included is their new single-layer Bronze Iris lens. The biggest news here is really that all Leatt goggles share interchangeable lenses. When we reviewed the Velocity 4.0 MTB goggles that debuted the single-layer, vented lens last year, only a clear vented lens was available – now there will be at least four different shaded & mirror MTB-specific lenses […]

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