New gear for young off-road riders

Publish Date: 
May 23, 2012
By Dennis Johnson

GMAX GM39Y Full-face helmet
This DOT-approved street lid has a youth-sized shell specifically designed for smaller heads. The helmet features an anti-scratch shield that’s reportedly easy to remove without tools, a large eye port and flow-through intake/exhaust venting. A snap-in removable chin curtain helps reduce noise. Retail: $79.95-$84.95. Contact WPS @ 208-376-8400 or visit

FLY Racing Kinetic Collection
FLY Racing’s Kinetic line of off-road gear features youth sizes in all pieces. JERSEY: Multi-panel construction, a comfort stretch collar, mesh panels and a tagless collar are designed to keep younger riders cool and comfortable. Retail: $27.95. PANT: The durable 840 denier pant comes with Kevlar-sewn, leather heat shields, and eyelets that allow installation of an Asterisk knee brace. There’s also an internal pocket, a ratcheting zipper and an adjustable waist belt. The mesh liner and floating seat helps with cool, comfortable riding. Retail $89.95: HELMET: The DOT-approved lid features a removable liner, high-volume venting and a high-flow mouthpiece. Retail: $99.95 Contact WPS @ 208-376-8400 or visit






Thor MX Youth Phase Volcom gear
Thor’s youth Phase off-road togs feature logos and graphics from lifestyle brand Volcom. JERSEY: The top features shaped, knit cuffs and collar for less restriction and a polyester moisture-wicking micro-mash construction. It also has lightly padded elbows and raglan-style sleeves for no-bind fit. Retail: $39.95. PANT: Built using 600 denier material with 500 denier Cordura seat panel for durability. Also has Spandura stretch panels for mobility and airflow and a sewn-in liner for comfort. Retail: $85.95 SPECTRUM GLOVE: A dimple-mesh chassis and Airprene panels promote airflow. Lightweight palm padding, hook-and-loop wrist enclosures, direct-inject panels in finger and hand for added protection. Retail: $19.95. Contact Parts Unlimited @ 800-369-1000,

JERSEY: This lightweight top features spun-poly construction, rib-knit elastic micro cuffs, a V-neck collar and a raglan cut that promotes airflow. Retail: $23.95. PANT: Ratchet-style belt closure, comfort mesh liner, Spandex articulated knee panels, rubber thigh and knee logos and 900 denier material inside knee panels. Retail: $64.95 GLOVE: Stretch poly and Spandex fabrics for backhand and finger panels. Synthetic palm and thumb panel for wear resistance. Retail: $16.95. Contact Tucker Rocky Distributing @ 800-347-1010 or visit

Z1R Strike Blitz helmet
This youth street lid is DOT-approved and its specifically designed shell is made to fit a child’s head. Chin vents help against shield fogging and a venting system features intake and exhaust ports. Wind noise is reduced by a padded neck roll. A UV-resistant clear-coat finish helps protect the graphics and paint. Retail: $79.95. Contact Parts Unlimited @ 800-369-1000,

This story recently appeared in the Dealernews June 2012 issue.