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2021 Fox Racing apparel guide

By Bruce Lin


Fox Racing is synonymous with dirt. As the global leader in mountain biking and motocross gear, riders wearing Fox have won Downhill World Cup championships and swept the podium at Red Bull Rampage, not to mention the many Supercross victories. For riders who want off-road performance, Fox apparel is arguably the top choice.

Loic Bruni mtb Fox Racing jersey shorts helmetThree-time downhill world champion and 2019 Downhill World Cup overall winner, Loic Bruni wears Fox.

For 2021, Fox Racing has a fresh line-up of mountain bike helmets, jerseys, shorts, pants, and protective gear. This kit is perfect for everything from weekend trail rides to racing against the clock to hitting the gnarliest features in the world. Below are my picks of the best Fox Racing apparel for four different styles of mountain biking plus cold conditions. Of course, there are no rules for what to wear on the bike, so mix and match pieces to suit your style.

Cross-countryFox XC jersey shorts gloves helmet mountain bikeKit:

Sprinting up climbs, flowing down descents, and knocking out big miles feels better when your kit is light and cool so you can focus on the trail. The Speedframe helmet was designed with Fox’s pro athletes to maximize ventilation and comfort. Flexair jerseys, shorts, and gloves are Fox’s lightest, and most breathable options for maximum mobility and cooling.


Fox dropframe Trail helmet jersey shorts mountain bikeKit:

Sometimes you don’t want to look like a racer. If you care more about fun than Strava times, a more casual style will perform great on the trail without looking like some ugly moto "pajamas." The Dropframe helmet provides more coverage around the back of the head for rowdy trail rides. The Flexair Woven jersey combines a casual button-up look with Flexair cooling. The Ranger collection of shorts and gloves (and jerseys too) has durable, versatile pieces of trail gear that suit any style of riding. Add Enduro knee guards for some extra protection on tough trails.


Fox mountain bike proframe enduro helmet jersey shorts knee padsKit:

If you need to pedal to the top of the hill to reach a gnarly downhill track, the right kit can be the difference between suffering and sending. Enduro riders need the perfect compromise between protection and cooling. The Proframe Helmet is a well-vented but protective full-face trail helmet. A Flexair Delta long-sleeve jersey provides extra coverage for the arms. The Enduro D3O knee guards offer a high level of protection in a lightweight, pedal-friendly, slip-on design with CE-certified D3O impact-absorbing inserts.

Downhill / freeride

Fox downhill mountain bike rampage carbon pro helmet defend pants jersey knee padsKit:

When sending big features and turning endless bike park laps, you need gear that will protect your body and give you the confidence to push your limits. The Rampage Pro Carbon full-face helmet uses two rotational management systems to offer the most complete protection possible. Defend jerseys, shorts, pants, and gloves are designed to survive demanding downhill conditions with kevlar fabric and reinforced seams. Armored Defend D3O gloves and Launch Pro D3O knee guards with an added hard shell provide maximum impact protection. Add Fox elbow, chest, and hip guards for even more protection.

Cold weather

Fox mountain bike cold weather winter jacket shorts pants gloves Kit:

Summer doesn’t last forever. The right cold-weather gear keeps you dry and warm, so your stoke stays high through the dark winter months. Fox Fire jackets, pants, and gloves combine comfortable, moisture-wicking brushed fleece interiors with durable polyester exterior shells to keep you warm and dry. The Defend Pro Water short is waterproof but breathable for the wettest mountain bike rides. Layer with base layers for additional warmth.


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