When we’re off-roading, the last thing we’re thinking about is our suits, and that’s exactly how it should be. The best motocross gear keeps you protected from both impact and the elements without interfering with your ride. To find the gear that allows freedom of movement, good ventilation and maximum protection, we’ve combed through the riding suits hitting the market in 2019. This list includes our top picks and the reasons we think they’re amazing.
Fox Racing 2019 Flexair Royl Combo
Among dirt bike suits, the Flexair Royl Combo brings durability and comfort to the racetrack. The jersey offers several great features:
TruDri fabric that manages moisture while being lightweight and soft
Laser perforation in the sleeves for optimal airflow
Bonded collar and stretch cuff
The pants are constructed in the Rider Attack Position to ensure the best fit during your ride. For your protection, the knees contain two layers: an abrasion-resistant inner layer and an outer layer made of full grain leather.
While minimalist, the gloves are both comfortable and flexible. The index finger and thumb contain conductive thread so you can use your mobile device freely.
O’Neal 2019 Hardwear Combo
This combo comes with jersey and pants, all made with ultra-lightweight fabric – in fact, the jersey itself weighs only 6 ounces, making it the lightest available from O’Neal. You can stay cool with several airflow-enhancing features, such as these:
Closed cell vented panels
Integrated air-intake rubber patches at the knee
Vented neck design and cooling mesh
With triple-stitching on the pants and four-way stretch fabric is the jersey, this combo is one of the best motorcycle riding suits for the job.
Thor 2019 Pulse Combo
If you’re looking for a tough dirt bike gear set, Thor has you covered with the Pulse Combo. This set includes a jersey and pants, both made with abrasion tolerant materials. Experience the ultimate durability with the following components:
Knee panels made of full-grain leather
Cuffs and collar made with four-way stretch panels
No-fade sublimated graphics
The Pulse Combo allows you to ride day after day without worrying about the elements.
Fox Racing 2019 Legion Light Combo
Fox Racing knows that staying cool – literally and figuratively – is essential when competing. That’s why the jersey and pants include cooling and airflow features, such as the following:
Mesh inserts in underarms
The gloves possess direct-injected TRP to protect your knuckles and fingers. As an added bonus, the palm is touchscreen compatible for your convenience.
Answer 2019 Syncron Combo
If affordability is just as important to you as quality, Answer delivers with its Syncron Combo. Professionally tested, this gear set boasts several advantageous features, including these:
Durable nylon inner knees
Stretch polyester cuffs
Premium stretch panels
With this set, you get an amazing set of gloves – rider-tested and approved. To optimize comfort and fit, the Syncron gloves are made with stretch fabric and contain light internal padding in the palms.
O’Neal 2019 Mayhem Combo
O’Neal’s Mayhem Combo isn’t just about great quality – it’s about getting noticed. With a loud design visible from across the track, this vented motocross gear sports fade-resistant, sublimated graphics in addition to these performance-enhancing components:
Streamlined design made of lightweight fabric
Tapered lower leg for maximum boot comfort
Padded and pre-bent knee area
Leather heat shield
The gloves are also incredibly lightweight and reinforced with a synthetic leather palm.
Fly Racing 2019 Lite Hydrogen Combo
As the name implies, the Lite Hydrogen Combo is Fly Racing’s most lightweight suit to date. With a minimalist approach, this gear set is designed for maximum breathability with features such as the following:
Leather heat shields
Mesh ventilation panels
Sleek, athletic fit
Both pants and jersey are made with stretchable fabric to allow for maximum flexibility.
Even the gloves are specifically made to be lightweight and breathable. This pair include mesh finger sidewalls and perforated palm to increase airflow.
Troy Lee Designs 2019 GP Air Combo
Troy Lee Designs’ GP Air Combo is the perfect gear for warm weather. With an emphasis on keeping riders cool, this suit sports fiber polyester with large-holed mesh and vented paneling. It also provides excellent protection with cowhide leather inner knee panels.
The fit is close, with a ratchet closure system at the waist for customization. Two-way stretch panels at the calf, crotch and rear knee ensure that you have flexibility without bunching fabric.
Shift 2019 White Label Combo
If you’re into minimalist design, Shift’s White Label Combo is another excellent choice. With innovative technical design, this gear set boasts flexibility while maintaining durability with the following components:
Silicone waistband lining
Technical polyester fabric
Articulated design of the knee and hip
Mesh side panels in both jersey and pants
The set also includes multiple stretch zones and minimal seams to increase comfort and mobility.
Thor 2019 Sector Combo
The Sector Combo from Thor is all about fit and function with a number of performance-enhancing features, such as these:
Athletic mesh liner
Heat transfer neck label
Comfortable, pre-curved pants
The gloves are made with lightweight material and have finger gussets with four-way stretch. The Sector Combo is a very affordable option that still provides high quality.
Fox 180 PRZM Combo
Fox is known for its MX gear sets, and the 180 PRZM Combo does not disappoint. Experience true quality with the jersey has to offer with features like:
Back hem drop tail for easy tucking into pants
Unrestricted fit made possible by the light mesh cuffs and collar
180 PRZM pants are constructed with 4-way stretch panels to provide the most comfortable fit and ultimate flexibility. 600D polyester renders this gear durable and abrasion-resistant knee panels keep you safe even if you take a tumble.
The gear you wear can affect your performance on the track. So when it comes time to show what you got, make sure you’re wearing one of the best racing suits. Don’t settle for something flashy that doesn’t hold up when you fit the dirt – choose quality construction that will always have your back, no matter the circumstances.