POC Reviews and News

Daily coverage from the 2014 Sea Otter Classic Day 2

Welcome to Day 2 of Mtbr’s daily coverage of the 2014 Sea Otter Classic. We’ll be continually updating this page with photos and beta on all the latest in mountain bike technology.

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Review: POC Trabec Race Helmet

It’s not the lightest or the most full-featured helmet around and it can get rather expensive at $220 for the MIPs model. But a distinctive design, attention to quality and a commitment to safety research is making this one of the most popular helmets in the All Mountain scene.

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Interbike 2013: Mtbr.com Walkabout

Mtbr’s Brian Mullin shares his highlights from Interbike. Check out new and interesting products like the Bern Morrison helmet, Bushnell PowerSync battery and solar panel, Fix It Stick too, Moots Rogue YBB 27.5″ bike and OGIO bag.

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Review: POC VPD 2.0 Knee and Elbow Armor

Overall, the Joint VPD 2.0 Knee and Elbow are great products, since they use the excellent VPD 2.0 material with its shock absorption and pre-bent molding, and have overbuilt construction, rugged stitching and materials; all which make for a durable, comfortable and safe armor product.

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POC 2013

The Swedish based POC gravity sport protection company has some new treats for 2013, including a new freeride helmet, revamped gloves, and new DH VPD armor. The new Crane helmet is for multipurpose usage, and it will be at home with freeride, BMX, dirt jumpers and bike park users.  The helmet uses an EPS sandwich […]

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POC and MIPS Collaborate on New Styles

POC Leads the Charge in Helmet Safety with MIPS Brain Protection Technology   6/13/12 – POC Sports, a Swedish company that develops and markets personal protective gear for gravity sports athletes, has recently started implementing MIPS Helmet Technology to their current helmet line. MIPS (Multi-Directional Impact Protection Systems) is the latest in helmet technology and […]

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Black Diamond to Acquire POC

Black Diamond to Acquire Rapidly Growing Developer of Protective Gear for Action Sports, POC Sweden AB Management to Discuss Acquisition at Annual Stockholders Meeting Available via Teleconference and Webcast on June 8 at 8:30 A.M. ET Black Diamond, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDE) (the “Company” or “Black Diamond”) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement […]

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$10,000 Cash up for grabs at the POC Eastern States Cup Pro GRT’s

$10,000 Cash up for grabs at the POC Eastern States Cup Pro GRT’s at Mountain Creek and Plattekill Bike Parks The POC Eastern States Cup is kicking off the DH MTB Race Season with two USA Cycling Pro GRT Series races. The Mountain Creek Spring Classic, May 17-20 and the Plattekill FOX RACING SHOX Gravity […]

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POC Hires Nat Ross as USA Bike Sales and Marketing Manager

April 16, 2012 – POC Sports, supplier of protective and technologically advanced action sports helmets, eyewear, body armor and apparel, announces the addition of cycling industry legend Nat Ross as POC USA Bike Sales and Marketing Manager. Previously serving at fi’zi:k as the North American Brand Specialist, Ross will manage all U.S. cycling category sales […]

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POC Eastern States Cup 2012

Eastern States Cup and POC Sports are proud to announce the 2012 POC Eastern States Cup Downhill Mountain Bike Race Series. The series is the USA Cycling Eastern Regional Championship and five USA Cycling State Championships are being contested within the series. The POC ESC has over $35,000 available in cash prizes to amateurs and […]

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POC Trabec Race Helmet Review

The Swedish based POC gravity sport protection company recently released the trick Trabec mountain bike helmet, which comes in two flavors, the Trabec Race and Trabec. The helmet extends down the back of the neck, and it uses Aramid filaments combined with an In-mold Expanded PolyStyrene (EPS) foam liner for maximum protection. The three-piece outer […]

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Danny MacAskill Stars in POC’s Bike Excursion Film

It’s been a dream project since a couple of years, bringing our dear friends Daniel, Danny and Martin together here to explore and ride the surroundings of POC HQ. POC HQ is based right in between the exotic Archipelago and Stockholm city, the capital of Sweden and offers some unique spots. So, we were really […]

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Danny MacAskill and Martin Söderström Present New POC Pro Model Helmets

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011 – If you have not seen them already, check out the pro model helmets that the two POC team athletes, Danny MacAskill and Martin Söderström, have launched to the market this spring. Danny MacAskill, well known from the YouTube Clip „Way Back Home“ already has a new project: With the production […]

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POC WHEELS 2011 Launched On Pocsports.com

Entering the third season, we move forward with new products for new segments. We have had our gear tested by some of the most influential international DH, Free ride and BMX athletes, as well as by riders on all other levels. Whatever hasn’t been perfect has been revised for this coming season. Our POC Wheels […]

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POC Team Rider Martin Söderström Won The BIG IN BAVARIA Vol.II

POC team rider Martin Söderström won the BIG IN BAVARIA Vol.II 40 riders from 12 countries made their way into Bavaria’s capital to show their latest tricks on a big sized dirt line and the audience got some first class dirt jump action. POC team rider Martin Söderström landed his tricks super clean and showed […]

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POC Cortex DH Review

Reviewed by Brian Mullin http://www.gramslightbikes.com/ I have been using the POC Cortex DH full faced helmet for several months now, and it has been comfortable, durable and safe. The helmet offers a plethora of protection and features, which are all engineered with safety in mind, and my crashing and tumbles have shown it to be […]

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Danny MacAskill and POC join forces

Munich, Germany, April 6th, 2010 – Danny MacAskill signed with POC helmets for a three years partnership. The well-known trial and street rider from Edinburgh, Scotland, became famous with a youtube video that meanwhile has been watched over 16,000,000 times. POC is a Swedish company with the strong mission to reduce consequences of accidents for […]

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POC Cortex DH MIPS full face DH helmet receives Gold Award

Glittering Gold at iF product design awards. It’s insane! The POC Cortex DH MIPS full face downhill helmet has received a Gold at the iF product design awards in Hannover. “The fact that the POC Cortex DH helmet is being recognized is very rewarding and possibly extremely important for future users, as it includes the […]

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Freezeride 2010 presented by POC

Bikercross on snow March 20th, 2010 at Sir Sams Ski Resort The POC Freezeride Bikercross is on! Sirbikealot Racing is pleased to announce a bikercross event on snow March 20th, 2010 at Sir Sams Ski Area. POC, the leader in safety for snow and bike sports will be supplying prizing for the event. All registration […]

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POC Spine Vest Protector

The Quick: The Good: Light Weight Does not restrict torso movement Good quality stitching, not great, but better than cheap Kidney belt doesn’t move much PVD material actually works Vents heat well, but does keep your spine warm The Bad: Sizing issues Stitching in some parts could be better Fabric around neck could stretch a […]

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