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MXA TEAM TESTED: 100% RACECRAFT GOGGLE

WHAT IS IT? The Racecraft goggle is the cream of the 100% crop. It boasts an outrigger frame design, expansive peripheral vision, a nose guard and plenty of extras. WHAT’S IT COST? $65.00 to $75.00. CONTACT? (619) 876-4202 or www.ride100percent.com . WHAT STANDS OUT? Here’s a list of things that stand out with the 100% Racecraft goggle. (1) Outriggers. 100% makes two models, the lower-line Accuri and the self-described Racecraft. Although both goggles share the same frame shape, the Racecraft has outrig…

MXA TEAM TESTED: 100% ACCURI GOGGLE

WHAT IS IT? Although 100% is an old name from the glory days of motocross history, it is new to the goggle business. The 100% Accuri is the lower-line model of 100%’s two-model goggle lineup. The Racecraft goggle is the high-end spread. WHAT’S IT COST? $45.00 (clear lens) , $60.00 (chrome lens and extra clear lens) . CONTACT? www.ride100percent.com or (619) 876-4202. WHAT STANDS OUT? Here’s a list of things that stand out with the 100% Accuri goggle. (1) Frame. Both 100% goggles have a unique frame shap…

MXA TEAM TESTED: HRP BIO-D RIPP OFFS

WHAT IS IT? Tearoffs that won?t still be floating around when your grandkids start riding. WHAT’S IT COST? $11.99 (20-pack)?HRP plans to offer a 50-pack option down the road. CONTACT? www.hrpsports.com or (800) 352-5525. WHAT STANDS OUT? Here’s a list of things that stand out with HRP’s Bio-D Ripp Offs. (1) Plastics. HRP (Bob Hannah Racing Products) has been in the motocross business for 22 years. Different plastic companies have been developing formulas for biodegradable polymers and polyesters for yea…

MXA TEAM TESTED: EKS BRAND ZIP-OFF SYSTEM GOGGLE

WHAT IS IT? Zip-Off is EKS Brand’s version of a Roll-Off system. It allows a racer to get as many as 33 clear views by pulling a strip of film across the lens rather than layering on multiple tear-offs. WHAT’S IT COST? $59.95 (complete goggle); $34.99 (Zip-Off lens and canisters only). CONTACT? www.eksbrand.com or (800) 231-8529. WHAT STANDS OUT? Here’s a list of things that stand out with EKS Brand’s Zip-Off system. (1) Options. To run EKS Brand’s Zip-Off system, you have two options: The ?Racer Pack? …

MXA TEAM TESTED: SCOTT HUSTLE GOGGLE

WHAT IS IT? The venerable No Sweat Xi goggle has been phased out, and the Hustle is Scott’s new premium goggle. All the buzz is about its adjustable face contour. WHAT’S IT COST? $54.95 (solid); $64.95 (graphics). CONTACT? www.scott-sports.com or (800) 292-5877. WHAT STANDS OUT? Here’s a list of things that stand out with the Scott Hustle goggle. (1) Fit system. The new Scott ?Fit System? is comprised of a cam-style screw in the bottom of the frame. As you turn it, the frame not only changes thickness, …

MOTOCROSS ACTION PRODUCT TEST: BLUR B2 GOGGLE

WHAT IS IT? Blur’s newest-edition goggle?which boasts all of the latest technology, along with very flashy graphics. WHAT’S IT COST? $59.99. CONTACT? (800) 326-6325 or www.bluroptics.com. WHAT STANDS OUT? Here’s a list of things that stand out with the Blur B2 goggle. (1) Frame. The B2 has a firm frame with outrigger posts that allow the goggle to be pulled evenly across the face. Another attractive Blur feature is the 7-inch by 2-3/4-inch viewing area, which offers great peripheral vision. The B2 fits …

MOTOCROSS ACTION PRODUCT TEST: SCOTT SPECIAL EDITION NO SWEAT XI GOGGLES

WHAT IS IT? The latest evolution of the Scott No Sweat XI goggle (not to be confused with the Voltage frame). WHAT’S IT COST? $79.95. CONTACT? www.scottusa.com or (800) 292-5877.   WHAT STANDS OUT? Here’s a list of things that stand out with the Scott Special Edition No Sweat XI goggle. (1) Frame. The No Sweat fits well in most helmets and on most faces. It has large dimensions that fill up the eyeport of helmets, blocking excess roost while maintaining adequate ventilation. The limited edition gra…

MXA PRODUCT TEST: HABER ELIMINATOR NO-FOG GOGGLE FAN: Better Living Through Electricity, But Only if You Start Before The Problem Starts

MXA PRODUCT TEST: HABER ELIMINATOR NO-FOG GOGGLE FAN WHAT IS IT? A self-contained goggle fan module that can be retrofit to almost any goggle. It not only vents fog out of your goggles, but has a humidity sensor that turns the fan on and off automatically. WHAT’S IT COST? $60.00. CONTACT? www.habervision.com or (800) 621-4381. WHAT’S IT DO? It is possible to banish fog problems forever with the Haber Eliminator No-Fog Fan. Once you install it in your goggles and turn the selector switch on, …

SIDE-BY-SIDE MXA’S FOUR-WAY REVIEW OF GOGGLES: Thor Ally, Utopia Warrant, Fox Main Pro And Xtreme Viewpoint

SIDE-BY-SIDE : MXA’S FOUR-WAY REVIEW OF GOGGLES UTOPIA WARRANT FRAME: Tall and wide with excellent peripheral vision. Extremely flexible frame. FOAM: Two layers—medium density and extremely dense—and a soft layer of felt. COLORS: Blue, white, bones, red, and black (shown). STRAP: 1-1/2 inches wide with a single layer of silicone to keep the strap in place. VENTILATION: Good. Vent ports at the top and bottom of the frame. TEAR-OFF POSTS: Yes. A 14-pack of laminated tear-offs is $16. LEN…

MXA PRODUCT TEST: UTOPIA WARRANT GOGGLE: Stretch Armstrong’s Twin Brother; A Goggle You Can Fold Up

MXA PRODUCT TEST: UTOPIA WARRANT GOGGLE WHAT IS IT? A top-of-the-line goggle from Utopia Optics. WHAT’S IT COST? $64.99. CONTACT : www.utopiaoptics.com or (760) 918-9292. WHAT’S IT DO? Utopia entered the motocross market in 2002 with the introduction of the Dirty MX goggle. With five basic colors, Utopia didn’t overshoot their boundaries, instead focusing on one goggle. The following year, the goggle brand revised their original design and renamed it the Too Dirty MX goggle. Currently,…

MXA PRODUCT TEST: THOR ALLY GOGGLE: How To Gain Control Of Your Goggle Domain

MXA PRODUCT TEST: THOR ALLY GOGGLE WHAT IS IT? A customizable goggle design from the original motocross gear company. WHAT’S IT COST? $59.95 standard colors, $64.95 Warning and Asian (shown). CONTACT? www.thormx.com or your local dealer. WHAT’S IT DO? Ever since the original Carrera goggles, ventilation has become a major feature of modern goggle design. The old-school Carrera’s flip-up vents and open air architecture have inspired dozens of creative airflow features, from air flaps to…

MXA PRODUCT TEST: Pro Grip 3458 Goggle; It Has The Widest Roll-Off System That We Have Ever Seen

MXA PRODUCT TEST: PRO GRIP 3458 GOGGLE WHAT IS IT? The ultimate goggle for muddy and wet conditions thanks to extra-large Roll-Offs. WHAT’S IT COST? $107.00. CONTACT? Your local dealer or www.progrip.com . WHAT’S IT DO? The MXA wrecking crew lives in sunny SoCal. As you would guess, it is sunny here most of the time, and we are blessed with great riding conditions most of the year. That said, it does rain on occasion, and for most SoCal races the wet stuff comes as a shock. Most SoCal racers…