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Every 30 days, we award the Top User Reviewer with a little prize. This month Jenson USA pitched in a $100 gift card! Vital MTB member Ryan Daugherty put in 15 solid reviews during the past 30 days, and we'd like to highlight the ones that helped earned him the Top Reviewer spot.

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Troy Lee Designs Moto Shorts - "The Troy Lee Design Moto short is made from a super durable polyester for the ultimate protection against nasty fall. At a glance they're a great short but really it's the finer touches that really make these things shine. The crotch yoke is just the start of the little details that put these shorts on the top of the podium. Other features that are must haves are the ratchet fitting system, magnetic cargo pocket, and mesh liner..."

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Troy Lee Designs BP7605 Protect Shorts - "Over my three season in these shorts I've taken a fair share of falls. More than I can recall actually. Given that I'm a natural hack I fall in unorthodox places as well as the places you'd expect riders to go down. The shorts have been excellent. I originally decided to get them after a trip to Whistler resulted in two bruised femurs. Since I have yet to bruise another bone and my leg bruises/scratches have been reduced dramatically I have been very surprised at the level of protection because they're not large bulky pads. They cover just enough to keep your legs safe without hindering your movement..."

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Avid X0 Trail Disc Brakes - "The X0 Trail Brakes are excellent. Very strong and they don't have the full on/full off feel other brakes in this niche do. Given how well these have performed I feel like they'd be equally at home on a DH bike as they are on my Trail/AM bike. Beyond the braking performance I have to say these brakes look good too. Clean lines and fit well on the bars. Mating them up with SRAM's Match Maker is a must. With bars getting overwhelmed with cable/hoses its real nice to have something like match maker for a hint of sanity in bar cleanliness..."

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Leatt DBX Comp Neck Brace - "The thing probably did a lot to save my neck. I had a season ending crash at one of our local downhill trails near Portland, OR and among the many injuries that put me in the hospital for four days was a broken collar bone. Three different doctors all concluded, independently, based on my description of the fall that the brake was from a direct downward force to my right clavicle. Given the way I fell on my right side it had to be my helmet that pressed down into the brace that broke my collar bone. From what I understand this isn't unheard of and it sounds like Leatt has made some adjustments to the DBX Comp 4 brace to help mitigate this. Another solution to help limit the chance of a collar bone brake would be to wear proper armor underneath the brace so it distributes the load better. My buddy Gene uses a POC VPD 2.0 suit and says he never feels the brace pushing on him. This experience has not discouraged me from wearing my brace at all..."

Big congrats to Ryan Daugherty! Thanks for helping out the riding scene with your thoughts on these products.

Want to be in the running for next month's award? Start reviewing the parts you use in the Vital MTB Product Guide and keep an eye on the Top Reviewer leaderboard. We'll announce the next winner in early July.

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