SOURCE: Leatt Corporation

January 15, 2007 09:00 ET

Leatt-Brace™ MOTO GPX Launched at Intermot, Cologne

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 15, 2007 -- Leatt Corporation (PINKSHEETS: LEAT), a Nevada, USA Corporation headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa, and the developer of the Leatt-Brace™, a Neck Brace System designed to help prevent potentially devastating motor sport injuries to the cervical spine (neck), today announced the launch of the Leatt-Brace™ MOTO GPX at the Intermot Expo in Cologne.

Following the announcement in November 2005 that BMW Motorrad and KTM would be collaborating with the Leatt Corporation Inc. to develop a system of protection for the neck, these two companies, under an arrangement with Leatt Corporation Inc. elected to launch their own name branded versions of the Leatt-Brace™ MOTO GPX at Intermot 2006, the International Motorcycle and Scooter Fair in Cologne. Intermot Cologne is the world's leading show for motorized two-wheelers and presents products exclusively related to scooters and motorcycles. The Leatt-Brace MOTO GPX was also displayed by the Institute for Two Wheel Safety as well as at the ex-world motocross champion Heinz Kinigardner's stand.

Dr. Chris Leatt was invited to the Intermot expo by both BMW Motorrad and KTM as the key speaker to launch the new brace at the BMW Motorrad and KTM stands respectively. Present at the KTM stand were 125 GP rider, Mika Kalio, as well as 2005 Dakar Rally winner, Cyril Despres, who acted as Dr. Leatt's real life mannequin while he demonstrated the effectiveness and usage of the Leatt-Brace™ MOTO GPX to a captivated audience. Images of the BMW Motorrad and KTM stands featuring the Leatt-Brace™ MOTO GPX can be viewed on the company website at

During his visit, Dr. Leatt was also invited by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation to their Institute for Two Wheel Safety Conference to present the Leatt-Brace™ MOTO GPX. The product was exceptionally well received with the only comments from the various highly qualified members relating to cost and availability.

"The recent Intermot show and preceding two day's Institute for Two Wheel Safety Conference was a great opportunity to introduce the Leatt-Brace™ to the general public as well as accident researchers," said Dr. Chris Leatt, President and CEO of the Leatt Corporation. He further added, "I believe that the design rationale stood up well to academic scrutiny and the brace was displayed at four separate stands at the Intermot Trade show. I found the response at the show to be resoundingly positive."

About The Leatt Corporation: The Leatt Corporation is the exclusive global distributor of the Leatt-Brace™, a Neck Brace designed to prevent or lessen the severity of potentially devastating motor sport injuries to the cervical spine (neck). The manufacture and development of the core products currently take place at the Leatt Corporation's offices in Cape Town, South Africa, which are situated at the headquarters of Leatt Brace Holdings (Pty) Ltd.

For more information on the Leatt-Brace™, please visit the company website at No web sites or URLs, or any part thereof, that are referenced in this press release are part of this press release.

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