Leatt quietly added a new set of mountain bike-specific Velocity 4.0 MTB goggles alongside their latest convertible, removable chin bar 4.0 Enduro helmet this winter. With a big improvement in ventilation, a lighter vented lens, and open-mesh strap, these pared-back Velocity 4 goggles offer enough airflow for when you actually have to pedal your mountain bike us, as well… Leatt Velocity 4.0 MTB lighter, vented mountain bike goggles
The “bulletproof” Leatt Velocity 6.5 goggles that were introduced two years back apparently fall under Leatt’s moto protection family. And while that generally means that they are still well-suited for gravity mountain bike riding, the heavier and less ventilated 6.5s aren’t really up to any rides that include pedaling uphill.
But these new vented frame, vented lens, vented strap Velocity 4.0 MTB goggles are a completely different story – seemingly much more suited for all-around trail and enduro riding where you want to combine protection with ventilation. not only for MTB helmets and summer riding And as I’ve been wearing them for the past month, they work well in a wide range of weather conditions, and not just with Leatt’s mountain bike helmets . Tech details
The hallmark of the Velocity 4.0 MTB goggles are improved ventilation, but the open construction also means lower weight. At just 152g on our scale, that’s a good 50g lighter than the moto/gravity-oriented 6.5. And they are also a lot cheaper, selling for $45 / 45€ vs. the 6.5s that start at $80.
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