Pro-Tec 2011-2012

26 May, 2011

When it comes to keeping your lid protected, Pro-Tec has been delivering innovative, leading technology geared for progression for over 35 years.  Pro-Tec’s goal is to continue to support and protect riders around the world so they can keep innovating, expressing and progressing.

For technology, Pro-Tec offers different helmet protection.  The multi-impact protection in the B2 snow helmet can withstand multiple impacts and maintain and absorb hard hits.  The EPS protection is a one time impact that has been certified to protect you for one hit.  For fitting, Pro-Tec offers the BOA fit system (just use the BOA dial to tighten), Twist Fit system (easy twist fit adjustment) and the peel away fit system (easy adjustable allows the circumference of the helmet to grow with you).  For venting, there are slide ventings, internal ventings system, bernoulli venting system and vent plugs to help adjust and control how much ventilation in your helmet.  Other special features are the goggle shelf that helps hold your goggles in place, the wind shield helps eliminate the gap between goggles and helmet, recco rescue system in certain helmets, dri-lex helps keep you dry and comfortable and agion antimicrobial treatment prevents bacterial and fungal growth.

This is only a sneak peak, not every Pro-Tec product is shown.

Pro-Tec B2 Snow

Delivering classic Pro-Tec styling and multi-impact protection, the B2 snow is perfect for getting that trick dialed in at the park.  Features high density injected molded ABS, multiple impact SXP liner, 15 screened vents, windshield provides gapless fit between goggles and helmet, upgraded one piece removable and washable full coverage interior, detachable plush lined ear pads and drop liner.  4 Sizes/3 shell breaks.

Colors:  Matte Black (also comes with audio), Matte White, Matte Green, Matte Teal Mismatch, Army Green Canvas (seen here)

Pro-Tech Riot

The riot is the newest addition to the Pro-Tec snow line and the best in its class.  Built around our classic shape with visor styling, the Riot features a lightweight, low profile fit and feel, meeting the high demands of Norwegian slopestyle destroyer, Andreas Wiig.  Features in-mold micro shell, EPS impact liner, 7 passive vents and internal venting system, wind shield for a gapless fit between helmet and goggle, one-piece removable and washable interior, equipped with recco rescue reflectors in Andreas Wiig signature model, detachable plush lined ear pads and drop liner.  6 sizes/3 shell breaks.

Colors:  Matte Black Green, Matte Black (also with Audio), Andreas Wiig Signature, Matte Gumball Blue, Matte Hunter Green, Gloss White, Matte Cool Gray, Gloss Tea (seen here).

Pro-Tec X VonZipper

Combining premium fit, style and technology, Pro-Tec and VonZipper join forces delivering a new standard in helmet/goggle integration.  The vigilante helmet and feenom goggle are the perfect match for a gapless fit and superior ventiliation.  Features a matching snake skin graphic on helmet shell webbing and goggle, matching green mesh in the helmet interior, woven labels on the helmet webbing, in-mold micro shell, EPS impact liner, 15 passive vents and 2 front goggle vents, adjustable and removable regulating airflow in and out of your helmet, goggle shelf, wind shield, recco rescue reflectors, trek-dry moisture management and outlast temperature management material with one-piece removable  and washable interior, detachable plush lined synthetic leather ear pads and drop liner, BOA fit system for a more custom fit.  5 sizes, 3 shell breaks.

Pro-Tec Classic Snow (multi-sport)

The original Pro-Tec classic helmet officially certified for snow, skate and bike use.  Ride in style with the protection you need on snow or off.  Everyone loves an original.  Features high density injection molded ABS, EPS impact liner, screened vents, removable and washable interior fit pads, detachable ear pads with attached drop liner standard.  5 sizes/3 shell breaks.

Colors:  Matte Black (comes with audio), Matte White, Matte Gray, Matte Blue (seen on left), Matte Orange, Matte Yellow, Matte Berry (seen on right)

Up close look at the Plantronics Audio Force

The plantronics audio force is powered by plantronics sound innovation and features high definition sound quality with DJ style ear pads to block out the mountain wind.  The cord plugs into most portable audio players with a twist-locking connection on the ear pad so it won’t unplug while you’re riding.  Glove-friendly ear controls allow for easy adjustment of the volume roller and a one-touch mute button to stop the sound instantly when necessary.

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