Stay Warm! Fox Racing Cold-Weather MTB Gear Review 8

It's cold outside but you're still jonesing to mountain bike. In this video, take a look at three pieces of Fox Racing gear that can make chilly temps more tolerable on your next winter ride.

 

We're joined by The Outsider MTB for some fast laps between snow storms at Skypark Bike Park (1:20), an overview of the gear (5:46), and a thorough report of his findings after three months of use (8:00).

Fox Racing's All Weather System

The All Weather System is designed for adaptation to a variety of conditions, including snow, rain, wind, cold and moderate temps. Mix and match to suit your needs.

Featured Items

Designed to be layered or worn on its own in moderate temps and dry conditions, the Defend Thermo Jersey is all about cool weather versatility. It was paired with the Flexair Pant and Defend Pro Fire Glove for this review.

Defend Thermo Hooded Jersey

  • Polartec Power Grid provides lightweight, moisture-wicking insulation 
  • Abrasion-resistant, wind-blocking fabric helps keep you warm while descending
  • Form-fitting hood fits underneath your helmet
  • Zippered stash pocket on the hip keeps your stuff in place
  • Fabric: Polartec Power Grid - 93% polyester / 7% spandex
  • MSRP: $149.95

Flexair Pant

  • Ratchet closure provides a secure fit and quick on-the-fly adjustments
  • Secure zip hand pockets
  • Tapered lower leg reduces snag & drag
  • TruMotion all-way stretch fabric for increased mobility
  • TruDri fabrics move sweat away from the body to keep you dry
  • Body-mapping laser perforated on front and back to keep you cool
  • Durable Water Resistant finish sheds moisture, dirt, & debris
  • Fabric: 88% polyamide nylon / 12% elastane
  • MSRP: $139.95

Defend Pro Fire Glove

  • Axe Suede slim fleece waterproof palm to keep your hands dry and warm
  • Durable Water Repellent finish sheds moisture, dirt, and debris
  • Longer compression molded cuff for a secure fit that keeps the elements out
  • Conductive thread at index finger and thumb for touchscreen compatibility
  • 3 Layer softshell fabric to protect against the toughest elements
  • MSRP: $69.95

Hit up foxracing.com/adaptation for more details on their foul-weather mountain bike gear.


About The Reviewer

Tony DaSilva - Age: 41 // Years Riding: 7 // Height: 5'8" (1.73m) // Weight: 175-pounds (79.4kg)

Tony is an ex-professional skateboarder turned full-time mountain biker over the past seven years. Learning to ride in Connecticut taught him how to ride technical rock gardens and forced him to grind through flatter terrain, and now being a Southern California local has brought him into a whole new realm of riding. You can find him in the mountains, at the local bike parks, shredding the dusty and loose Laguna Beach trails, or on a road trip with his bike and Pupper Pip. He's constantly traveling, on the lookout for amazing trails throughout the country, and sharing his adventures through The Outsider MTB Youtube channel.

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