Men’s MX Gear Guide

Today's top crop of MX gear boasts bold graphics and styling as well as a killer combination of safety and comfort. Read on to stock up!

Xtreme Excel Jersey and Pant
NHJ Powersports

The new Xtreme Excel lineup is now ready to hit any track and round in any circuit. The fade-proof graphics, soft elastic collar and low profile cuffs on the jersey all help reduce rider fatigue and discomfort. The pants are made of a durable 600-denier nylon construction with 1680-denier ballistic Cordura outer knees and 1840-denier ballistic Cordura inner knees. Match that with the ¾-length vented mesh liner and double- and triple-stitched seems for gear that will last longer than the competition.

Retail Price: jersey, $28.99; pant, $109.99

Slayer Pro Mx Goggles

Slayer Pro Mx Goggles (shown here in Aqua Blue) feature ventilated, super-pliable, 100-percent injected Grilamid frames and a 100-percent Lexan lens that’s scratch-resistant, fog-proof and UVA/ UVB protective with a tear-off-post. The frames feature a lifetime warranty. Slayer Mx Pros are available in seven colorways.

Retail Price: $59.99

2012 Alpha Air Line
Answer Racing

Alpha Air gear is the summer complement to Answer’s Alpha line, featuring the same pro-level performance with strategically placed cool vented fabrics. 2012 features lighter, better-performing vented mesh fabrics that are more durable and breathe even better. The pant uses lightweight, durable mesh fabrics and strategically placed stretch panels to give riders comfort and movement, and leather inner knee panels resist burning and insulate from hot pipes. The jersey’s high velocity ventilation is paired with fade-free sublimated graphics, padded elbows and a vented mesh collar for a snug-but-cool fit. The Alpha gloves have multiple mesh and stretch fabric panels create a snug yet non-constricting fit.

Retail Price: pant, $159.95; jersey, $54.95; glove, $34.95

Range Jacket and Pant
Thor MX

The Range Jacket and Range Pant are designed specifically for off-road riders battling terrain and the elements. Featuring technical waterproof construction with a seam-sealed chassis, both the jacket and the pant will keep riders dry and comfortable with ample zip vents, while the multitude of cargo pockets will handle all the essentials. The jacket boasts a Lite-prene lined collar for comfort, two-way front zipper, full mesh liner for breathability, waterproof YKK zippers, three-fold accordion elbows and zip-off sleeves. The pant features pre-curved knees for better fitment, waterproof yet breathable construction, ballistic nylon overlays in high wear areas and custom Thor waist closure plus hook and loop adjustable side cinches.

Retail Price: jacket, $179.95; pant, $139.95

Qualifier Gear
Moose Racing

Moose Racing’s Qualifier line designed for the off-road rider who needs nothing more than the essentials. It features a generously cut jersey that can be paired with either the standard pant or the “Over the Boot” pant. Both pants feature double-stitched seams with ribbed spandex panels for increased flexibility, comfort and durability. The “Over the Boot” pants’ additional features include a unique design to seal out the elements and keep the rider dry, and two integrated zippered pockets for added storage. The lightweight, slip-on style glove completes the 2012 Qualifier gear package.

Retail Price: jersey, $34.95; pant, $64.95; "Over the Boot" pant, $74.95;  glove, $21.95

2012 Evolution Racewear
Fly Racing

The culmination of design experience and factory rider feedback, Evolution represents the pinnacle of FLY Racing design and innovation, the company says. The Evolution jersey features multi-panel construction for performance and comfort; multi-directional Lycra stretch collar, mesh ventilation panels and a silicone printed tail to keep it tucked in. The durable Evolution pant boasts Kevlar sewn leather heat shield panels, a pre-shaped and fully vented knee, durable zipper and three-level eyelets for easy installation of the Asterisk knee brace boot tether straps. Top it off with the tough yet flexible Evolution glove, with a double-layered palm, ventilated split-knuckle design and Lycra finger gussets for comfort.

Retail Price: jacket, $179.95; pant, $139.95

X-Scape Jacket and Pant
MSR Racing

The waterproof, breathable X-Scape jacket and pant give freedom of movement in all types of weather. The jacket’s D30 intelligent shock absorption elbow and shoulder pads come standard, along with a full mesh lining, fleece-lined hand warmer pockets and a rear storage pocket. The deluxe X-Scape pant’s body and articulated knee panels are constructed of heavy-duty nylon and poly fabrics; its durable leather inner knee panels resist heat and wear; and its soft, comfortable mesh lining and unique dual internal waistband add comfort and performance.

Retail Price: $219.95; jacket, $279.95

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