POC expands cross-country offerings for 2017 season

By Stephen Frothingham

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — POC’s 2017 collection includes a new helmet and expanded clothing line aimed at cross-country mountain bike racers. The collection also includes updates to the Fondo road apparel line and a completely updated series of protective backpacks.

“In designing our new 2017 collection, we have sought to tune into each individual rider’s needs,” said Stefan Ytterborn, POC’s CEO and founder. “With the addition of the Resistance Pro XC apparel and the Octal X helmet, we now have a full range of apparel and helmets with fit, materials and designs specifically for the performance needs of every kind of mountain bike rider, from XC to Enduro and DH riders.”

The new Resistance Pro line incorporates durable, protective fabrics and materials into every design. POC introduced Resistance at last year’s Interbike with a focus on DH and enduro riders. The Resistance Pro XC line will include jerseys, jackets, zip tee’s, bib shorts, gloves, shorts and sleeves. The line provides the aerodynamics, fit and weight appropriate for XC riding while offering safety features in case of a crash.

The Octal X is POC’s first helmet designed specifically for the XC rider. It is based on the Octal …read more

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