AXO was founded in 1978 in Italy and quickly became the industry leader in footwear, clothing and protective gear for motocross and motorcycles. Initially focused at off-road but quickly broadened its range of products and today AXO offers its customers a full set of equipment from head to toe for both motocross and motorcycle riders. AXO 's range of products are developed and continually renewed. Everything to fit the needs and ever-changing demands that come and go on the motorcycle market. AXO has a talented Research & Development Department which continuously work to find the best materials and designs. With the intention to always stay on top, AXO sponsor riders in MotoGP, Superbike , Supercross , Motocross, Supermoto and other championships competition teams. Technicians and designers work together to ensure the best quality and safety of AXO 's products. For what can be better testing protective clothing, helmets and boots by professional riders who really get into extreme situations , whether it is on asphalt at 150mph or in the fields with mud and rocks.