New off-road gear, apparel for younger riders

Publish Date: 
Oct 29, 2013
By Beth Dolgner

100% Strata Jr. goggles engineered for kids
The new Strata Jr. goggles from 100% are a simpler version of the Accuri Jr. with a lower price point of $24.95. The Strata Jr. comes in four colors and shares the same lens as the Accuri Jr. ($34.95), which has eight color options. 100% says its youth goggles are specifically engineered for younger riders. www.ride100percent.com

Answer Racing
Answer Racing has the Nova Youth helmet ($99.95) and Youth Syncron pants ($69.95), jerseys ($24.95) and gloves ($17.95) for the young off-road rider. The Nova Youth comes in three sizes and has five color options as well as Rockstar Energy and Skullcandy branded designs. The Youth Syncron has color-coordinated designs in six options. www.answerracing.com

AFX FX-17 has one shell, changeable liner sizes
The new FX-17 youth helmet ($84.95) from AFX comes in one shell size; however, several liner sizes means that parents can swap out liner thicknesses as their child grows. There is no shortage of graphic options for this off-road helmet – they include a long list of color options and graphic designs with names like Rebel and Rocket Boy. www.afxhelmets.com