10 Best Leatt Chest Protectors Review Guide

Updated May 2022

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Leatt Moto 6.5 Pro Chest Protector

The Leatt Moto 6.5 Pro Chest Protector was specifically designed to meet the highest safety approvals for front, back and shoulder impact protection. The three dimensional design with eight multilayer articulating plates offers unrestricted movement and a proper fit. It has also been designed to integrate perfectly with all Leatt neck braces, although it works equally as well without a neck brace. Exclusive FlipFit front and rear movable plates allow your neck brace to fit under the protector for over the jersey use, or under your jersey for top brace fitment. The innovative BraceOn strap system attaches the protector to the neck brace which assures proper placement at all times, yet provides independent movement of the body, brace and chest protector.

Features:

  • Total Leatt protection score of 20 points
  • Hard shell and 3DF AirFit ventilated soft impact foam
  • CE tested and certified as impact protection:
    • Chest prEN1621-3 Level 2
    • Back EN1621-2 Level 2
    • Shoulder EN1621-1
  • Our 3D design ensures a great fit that is very comfortable
  • Multi-layer, multi-plate articulating design for increased comfort
  • Adjustable over-the-shoulder straps ensure a great personal fit
  • Flank panels for added side impact protection
  • Increased ventilation slots for maximum cooling
  • FIM – International Motorcycle Federation Certified
  • FFM – French Motorcycle Federation Certified
  • Mesh base layer
  • Removable front and rear plate function and BraceOn neck brace fitting system for over or under shirt Leatt neck brace fit
 
 

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Leatt 5.5 Pro Chest Protector

The Leatt 5.5 Pro Chest Protector is Leatt’s more protective line of chest protectors. The 5.5 Pro is the middleweight version of the 5.5 chest protector line and is specifically designed to meet the highest safety approvals for front, back and shoulder impact protection.

The three dimensional design includes eight multi layer articulating plates for a great fit. It has also been designed to integrate perfectly with all Leatt neck braces although it works equally well without a neck brace. Exclusive FlipFit front and rear, movable, plates allow your neck brace to fit under the protector, for outside the jersey use, or wear the protector under your jersey and your brace can still fit over the top. BraceOn strap system attaches the protector to the neck brace yet provides independent movement of body, brace and chest protector.

Features:

  • Back of protector meets the highest back impact CE approval, CE EN 1621-2, Level 2
  • Front of protector meets the highest front impact CE approval, prEN 1621-3, Level 2
  • Shoulder protectors are impact tested and CE certified to CE EN 1621-1
  • Removable, bio-foam upper arm roost guards
  • Extremely high impact testing results achieved by use of Leatt’s 3DF foam in front and back
  • Fits over or under the jersey
  • 41 ventilation slots for maximum cooling
  • Perforated 3DF foam helps air flow
  • Hard shell outer shield made of High Density Poly Ethylene (HDPE)
  • Adjustable over the shoulder straps help insure a great fit
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Sizing:

  • LG size fits riders from approx. 70 to 85kg (150 to 190 lbs)
  • 2XL size fits riders approx. 85 to 105kg (190 to 240lbs)

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Leatt 4.5 Pro Chest Protector

Features:

  • Hard shell construction with 3DF AirFit ventilated soft impact foam
  • Multi-layer multi-plate articulating design
  • Our 3D design ensures a great fit that is very comfortable
  • Ventilation slots for maximum airflow
  • BraceOn neck brace fitting system
  • Removable front and rear plates allow over/under the jersey Leatt neck brace fit
  • Weight: 1.450g / 3.2 lbs

CE tested and certified as impact protection:

  • Chest prEN1621-3 Level 2
  • Back EN1621-2 Level 2
  • Shoulder EN1621-1 Level 1
  • Flank protection
  • FFM-French Federation Certified

Fit:

  • Adult fits 150-198 lbs
  • Adult 2XL fits 198-286 lbs

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Leatt GPX 4.5 Hydra Chest Protector

A whole new classification of product. The Chest Protector 4.5 Hydra combines real chest and back protection with a backpack and hydration system that harnesses securely and comfortably to your body. Not a cheap roost guard, but impact tested and CE certified chest and back protectors tested to the highest levels of impact protection. Harness the system on your body for a secure fit, then use the quick-adjust straps to attach the front chest plate where it fits you best. The front chest plate wraps farther around your flank than other chest protectors offering you enhanced flank protection.

The backpack harness system helps keep the full backpack from bouncing around or slamming into your back while riding. The backpack itself features Leatt’s top of the line CleanTech 2 liter bladder with quick detach hose which rests in an insulated compartment. It also has pockets and compartments for virtually anything you need for a long ride. Great front venting is coupled with ribbed AirLine air channels and mesh to help keep you cool even on the hottest days.

Features:

  • Impact tested and CE certified chest protector CE prEN 1621-3, Level 2
  • Impact tested and CE certified back protector CE EN 1621-2, Level 2
  • 2 Liter (68 ounces) Hydration capacity
  • CleanTech bladder has central rib that prevents bulging out at bottom
  • CleanTech bladder is also machine washable for best hygiene
  • 10 Liters of cargo space in backpack
  • Flat, easy to use, harness buckle adds comfort
  • Integration with or without a neck brace
  • Optimal AirLine back ventilation
  • Articulating rib panels for various body sizes
  • Side and shoulder adjustment
  • Waterproof, removable, pouch fits even the largest cell phones
  • Flexible rubber tip at the front lower to allow unrestrained forward bending
  • Volume regulating straps on backpack
  • Easy accessible side mesh pockets for small items
  • Left and right hydration tube channeling
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Leatt Junior Fusion 2.0 Neck and Chest Protector Vest

The Leatt Fusion 2.0 Jr Vest is a combination neck and torso protector for Junior riders. The Fusion vest 2.0 Junior’s CE certified neck and CE certified body protection addresses the fact that young riders are very susceptible to chest, flank, shoulder, back and neck injuries. The Fusion couples award winning neck protection with impact-absorbing 3DF foam technology to create a comfortable and well vented upper body protector with no competitor. Side entry design means there is no gap in the front protective plate further helping protect rider’s vulnerable chest area.

Features:

  • Neck and Torso protection
  • Neck protection CE certified as Personal Protective Equipment 89/686/EEC
  • Back impact protection CE certified to EN1621-2: 2003 Level 1
  • Chest impact protection CE certified to prEN1621-3:2012 Level 1
  • Shoulder impact protection CE certified to EN1621-1: 2012 Level 1 Type A
  • Engineered fracture point on rear thoracic strut designed to snap off in an emergency
  • Collarbone cut out helps protect your most fragile bones
  • Neck brace structure made of fiberglass reinforced polyamide resin
  • Leatt 3DF AirFit impact foam for premium body protection and ventilation
  • Extra Flank padding
  • 3 dimensional designed for perfect fit
  • Lightweight
  • Easy to use, no-tool, sizing adjustments, and VELCRO® brand closures allow a precise fit

Sizing:

  • SM-MD fits 105-125cm tall (3′ 5” – 4′ 1”)
  • LG-XL fits125-150cm tall (4′ 1” – 4′ 11”)
  • 2XL fits 150-165cm tall (4’11” – 5’5″)

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Leatt 3DF Chest Protector

Features:

  • Multi-layer multi-plate articulating design
  • 3D design ensures a great fit that is very comfortable
  • Ventilation slots for maximum airflow
  • BraceOn neck brace fitting system
  • Removable front and rear plates allow over/under the jersey Leatt neck brace fit
  • Weight: 740g / 1.63 lbs

CE tested and certified as impact protection:

  • Chest prEN1621-3 Level 1
  • Back EN1621-2 Level 1
  • Flank protection
  • FFM-French Federation Certified

Sizing:

  • Adult fits 150 to 198 lbs
  • Adult 2XL fits 198 to 286 lbs

Note: Production version has a slightly different upper strap pad design than pictured.

 
 

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Leatt 4.5 Chest Protector

The Leatt 4.5 Chest Protector is a hard shell reinforced CE certified 3DF chest protector that offers Leatt neck brace integration, chest, flank and back protection with maximum airflow.

Features:

  • Front, back and flank impact safety
  • Leatt 3DF foam for impact absorption
  • Leatt HDPE High Density Poly Ethylene hardshell outer protective shield
  • Multi layer multi plate articulating design
  • Great fit and very comfortable by 3D design
  • Ventilation slots for maximum airflow
  • BraceOn neck brace fitting system
  • Removable front and rear plate function allows over and under the shirt fitting with a Leatt neck brace
  • CE certified for impact protection: CE EN1621-2 level 2 back and CE EN1621-3 level 2 front
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Sizing:

  • SM-XL fits 150-198 lbs
  • 2XL fits 198-286 lbs

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Leatt 3.5 Chest Protector

Features:

  • Very lightweight hard shell with 3DF AirFit ventilated soft impact foam
  • FIM-Federation International Certified
  • 3D design ensures a great fit that is very comfortable
  • Ventilation slots for maximum airflow
  • Removable front and rear plates
  • BraceOn™ neck brace fitting system allows over / under the shirt
  • Leatt® neck brace fit | Weight: from 750g (1.65lbs)
  • CE tested and certified as impact protection:
    • Chest prEN1621-3 Level 1
    • Back EN1621-2 Level 1
  • SM-XL fits 154-198lbs
  • 2XL fits 198-287lbs

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Leatt 4.5 Junior Pro Chest Protector

Features:

  • Hard shell construction with 3DF AirFit ventilated soft impact foam
  • Multi-layer multi-plate articulating design
  • Our 3D design ensures a great fit that is very comfortable
  • Ventilation slots for maximum airflow
  • BraceOn neck brace fitting system
  • Removable front and rear plates allow over/under the jersey Leatt neck brace fit
  • Weight: 850g / 1.9 lbs

CE tested and certified as impact protection:

  • Chest prEN1621-3 Level 2
  • Back EN1621-2 Level 2
  • Shoulder EN1621-1 Level 1
  • Flank protection
  • FFM-French Federation Certified

Sizing:

  • Small Fits – 4’5″ – 4’8″ Tall
  • Large Fits – 4’8″ – 5’3″ Tall
 
 

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Leatt 5.5 Body Protector

The absolute most protective and comfortable body protector ever is now available from Leatt in the 5.5 Body Protector.

Features:

  • LEATT maximized protection
  • Front, back, shoulder, flank and elbow safety
  • Multi layer multi-plate articulating design
  • Great fit and very comfortable 3D design
  • Ventilation slots for maximum airflow
  • MoistureCool wicking fabric keeps you cooler
  • BraceOn neck brace fitting system
  • New FlipFit front and rear function allows over and under shirt fitting with a Leatt neck brace
  • LEATT HDPE High Density Poly Ethylene hardshell outer protective shield
  • LEATT 3DF foam for impact absorption
  • CE certified for impact protection: CE EN1621-2 level 2 back, CE EN1621-3 level 2 chest, CE EN 1621-1 level 1 elbows + shoulder

Sizing:

  • SM-MD: Height 63″ – 67.75″
  • LG-XL: Height 67.75” – 72.5″
  • 2XL: Height 72.5″ – 77″