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MX vs mtb/bmx leatt braces

Discussion in 'Downhill & Freeride' started by Leethal, Feb 6, 2011.

  1. Leethal New Member

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    What is the difference? Also, I ride with a Moto helmet (Bell Moto 8 only thing big enough for my huge head).
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  2. rocketmatt17 New Member

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    Overall height and mobility. I have both and the mtb version is much better for DH
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  3. captainspauldin Member

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    I believe the MX version has a higher profile, as the riding position is more upright on a MX vs MTB(in general).
    MTB version is lower profile and allows a bit more mobility, as you're a bit more crouched over on a MTB vs MX(again in general).

    Don't think it has much to do w/what helmet you run, that being said some helmets work better than others.
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  4. Trekrules New Member

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    The diffirences between the DBX vs GPX i will explain it as good as possible.

    Material:
    The DBX is constructed out of glass injected Nylon this means that it's strong enougth to wistand bicycle impacts and not Motocyle impacts like the GPX does.

    The GPX is constructed out of Glass reinforced Nylon,this means that the overall construction of the brace is allot stronger than with glass injected nylon on the dbx,which means it can wistand impacts of Motocross,ATV & Snowmobile since riders crash at the much higher speeds than on a bicycle.There for you need to have a stronger brace.

    Adjustments:
    Both braces the DBX (Comp) & GPX(Club II) have the same amount of adjustments,but the Club II comes with a 7 degree wedge for a tigther fit for realy slimmed riders.

    Padding:
    No difference here since both braces use the low profile padding to work better with your'e helmet & for better range of movement.

    Weight:
    There is a weight diffirence between the DBX (Comp) & GPX(Club II),because of the injected nylon construction on the DBX it weights 790g.The GPX(club II) is about 60g heavier than the DBX just because of it's reinforced nylon construction that add weight which ends up with a weight of 850g for the Club II brace.

    Colors:
    DBX comp only comes in 1 color where the Club II comes in 5 colors,the DBX Comp II comes in 3 colors.

    Then there are the two high end Pro braces of the DBX & GPX but there are no diffirences between those,only the color of the brace is the only real diffirence.It's the only braces in the whole line up that are 100% the same.


    my 2 cents.
    Last edited: Feb 7, 2011
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  5. RayB Member

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    +rep for good information!! Hopefully others find this useful. :thumb:
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  6. ncrider New Member

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    Ive got the moto gpx 2. It works great.

    Edit, actually I don't know if it works at all, but it fits great and does not interfere with riding.
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  7. Pizton New Member

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    Hi to everyone
    Both plastics are the same, the only changes are the colors, padding and the names gpx vs dbx, I'm using the gpx pro and is the best 550 gr and carbon everywhere , keep riding dudes!!!
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  8. CRMXER New Member

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    I had this same question and simply looked on Leatt's website, it specifically states that the construction is the same, the only difference is the padding.
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