Sweet new riding wear from Sweet Protection

Sweet Protection's Fixer enduro helmet was, ahem, let's just say 'not universally praised' when we posted photos back in the autumn. However, their latest ride wear is looking really good. They're a Scandinavian brand – something that's reflected in the POC/IKEA-esque primary colours. We're just glad they don't have a similarly shouty capped-up name! Check out the photos to find out more.

The Misty Mountain jacket is Sweet Protection’s foul weather offering, with large zipped side vents to keep the air flowing. Picture by James Costley-White

The Misty Mountain jacket is Sweet Protection’s foul weather offering, with large dual-zip vents to keep the air flowing

The four-way stretch fabric is made by Toyota – apparently the Japanese car makers have a textiles division too – and is said to be windproof, waterproof and highly breathable. Picture by James Costley-White

The four-way stretch fabric is made by Toyota – apparently the Japanese car makers have a textiles division too – and is said to be windproof, waterproof and highly breathable

There’s an adjustable hood to keep out the elements when you’ve got a puncture to fix or post-ride cuppa to finish. Picture by James Costley-White

There’s an adjustable hood to keep out the elements when you’ve got a puncture to fix or post-ride cuppa to finish

Also available in red, and due in stock by the end of March, the jacket costs £200 / €249. Picture by James Costley-White

Also available in red, and due in stock by the end of March, the jacket costs £200 / €249

With a slim fit and stretchy fabric, the Hunter Enduro shorts should be just the thing for a bit of all-mountain action. Picture by James Costley-White

With a slim fit and stretchy fabric, the Hunter Enduro shorts should be just the thing for a bit of all-mountain action

Neat features include a lift pass ‘hangar’ with retractable leash… Picture by James Costley-White

Neat features include a lift pass ‘hangar’ with retractable leash…

… large zipped vents on the insides of the thighs, with no mesh lining underneath to restrict airflow… Picture by James Costley-White

… large zipped vents on the insides of the thighs, with no mesh lining underneath to restrict airflow…

… and a rear credit card/key pocket. RRP is £80 / €89, and they also come in charcoal. Picture by James Costley-White

… and a rear credit card/key pocket. RRP is £80 / €89, and they also come in charcoal

Sweet Protection have a load of different jersey options. This is the new Endor, at £55. Picture by James Costley-White

Sweet Protection have a load of different jersey options. This is the new Endor, at £55

Back to helmets, the Fixer Fullface won’t be everyone’s cup of tea but it’s a decent weight – 850g, claimed) has a load of vents and is CE certified. Picture by James Costley-White

Back to helmets, the Fixer Fullface won’t be everyone’s cup of tea but it’s a decent weight – 850g, claimed) has a load of vents and is CE certified

The full-carbon version is £400 / €500 but for that money you get the MIPS protection system – a sliding inner layer that’s designed to reduce rotational forces in the event of a crash. Picture by James Costley-White

The full-carbon version is £400 / €500 but for that money you get the MIPS protection system – a sliding inner layer that’s designed to reduce rotational forces in the event of a crash

We've seen some pretty compelling video evidence that it's right up there in the protection stakes – hopefully something we can show you soon. Picture by James Costley-White

We've seen some pretty compelling video evidence that this lid is right up there in the protection stakes – hopefully something we can show you soon

The Fixer Fullface is also available without MIPS for £330 / €400, with Demon Red or Angel White graphics. Picture by James Costley-White

The Fixer Fullface is also available without MIPS for £330 / €400, with Demon Red or Angel White graphics

More info at www.sweetprotection.com

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