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Alpinestars Launches 2018 U.S. Spring Motorcycling Collection

Alpinestars has released its Spring 2018 collection, which emphasizes lightweight and breathable gear as well as technical apparel. We are also now beginning to see more Tech-Air compatible garments for the street with a focus on touring jackets for use in all weather conditions. 

Below we have included six items and their product descriptions to give you a taste of what Astars is cranking out, but for more information, head over to www.alpinestars.com. 

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Alpinestars Launches 2018 U.S. Spring Motorcycling Collection

Whether it’s performance racing, adventure touring or urban riding –Alpinestars’ 2018 US Spring Motorcycling Collection features a range of innovative, class-leading products for men and women to meet the increasing demands of motorcycle riders across the United States, Europe, and Asia.

Reinforcing its position as the world’s premier performance motorsport apparel company, Alpinestars’ new spring line-up is a result of detailed product engineering, limitless hours of R&D and testing in the most grueling and challenging conditions for today’s motorcycle riders.

From punishing adventure touring trails, extensive road testing and MotoGP circuits to exhaustive development in Tech-Air® compatible products in test facilities and laboratories around the globe –the 2018 US Spring Collection is the pinnacle of Alpinestars’ dedication to the core principles of safety, performance and comfort.

GP Plus Venom Suit

The CE certified GP Plus Venom Leather Suit is an aggressively designed, fully featured racing leather suit with class-leading protection. Ideal for track days and racing the suit incorporates a range of innovative features such as stretch paneling, aerodynamic hump and calf expansion gussets, which have been meticulously designed and developed to improve anatomical performance and comfort.

OUTERSHELL

• Premium leather main chassis constructed from 1.3 mm supple premium grade bovine leather.

• Large accordion stretch panels strategically positioned for improved movement and comfort on the bike.

• Reinforced stretch fabric panels on sleeves, crotch, calves and chest further improve fit, movement and feel.

• Ergonomic back hump, MotoGP-tested and shaped for improved airflow and performance at high speed.

• Pre-curved sleeve and leg construction promote comfort fit and reduce rider fatigue.

• Perforated paneling provides highly improved levels of ventilation.

• Aramid fiber inserts on arm and leg for critical seam reinforcement.

• Calf expansion gusset for adaptive fit accommodating various lower leg sizes.

• Hook and loop grip strap adjusters on calves and cuffs.

• Reflective details for improved rider visibility.

INNERSHELL / LINING

• Integrated padding throughout increases comfort and suit fit.

• Pre-shaped, multi-layer knee construction helps rider mobility and offers increased comfort and reduced fatigue.

• Internally reinforced seat area for improved comfort and durability.

• Removable inner mesh liner for convenience and breathability: liner is body-mapped to work in conjunction with rider’s physique as well as stretch zones in leather suit.

• Inner waterproof wallet pocket for safe storage of documents.

• 3D textured comfort fabric collar construction for breathability.

PROTECTION

• Chest pad compartments with PE padding (Alpinestars Nucleon chest pads available as accessory upgrade).

• Multiple snap button system to integrate the Level 2 CE certified Alpinestars Nucleon back protector.

• Internal CE certified Alpinestars GP-R protection on shoulders, elbows and knee. Protectors are anatomically profiled and feature impact-absorbing EPU foam for fit and comfort. Protectors are replaceable.

• CE certified Alpinestars removable Nucleon hip protector.

• Dynamic Friction Shield (DFS) external dual density TPU sliders on shoulders and knee for class-leading abrasion resistance and performance against impacts.

• Innovative new elbow slider is anatomically contoured and incorporates a triple-density polymer compound for improved performance in crash slides. The elbow slider features a removable and replaceable screw-mounted insert slider for unsurpassed friction management.

• Alpinestars sport knee slider constructed from advanced PU compound and shaped for optimal contact with asphalt.

• This garment is CE Certified 89/686/EEC

Yaguara Drystar Jacket Tech-Air Compatible

Fully compatible with Alpinestars innovative active airbag technology Tech-Air®, the Yagura DRYSTAR® Jacket features a laminated membrane construction for effective waterproof and breathability but without excessive material bulk. Convenient pocket storage options, strategic reinforcements and class-leading protection, inside and out, the Yagura is fully featured for adventure touring.

•Multi-panel advanced polyamide fabric shell construction for durability and comfort.

•Compatible with Alpinestars’ class-leading Tech-Air™ airbag system. The garment is designed with stretch gussets on the arm and sleeves to accommodate jacket’s inflated volume without compromising seam strength or material integrity. The jacket’s ergonomic design means that it can be worn without the airbag system for a versatile, personalized fit.

For Tech-Air™ compatibility: – LED display on sleeve indicating airbag’s operational status, plus internal conduit for system vest’s ECU. – Internal hook and loop grip closure fixings plus cable conduits in order to seamlessly accommodate airbag system.

•Multi-ventilation zippered openings on arms, back and the side of the body.

•Laminated DRYSTAR® membrane for waterproofing and breathability. The bonded membrane construction makes for lighter garment and reduced material bulk.

•Waist adjustment for improved riding fit.

•Multiple volume adjusters on sleeves for improved fit and to avoid material bunching.

•Two front hand pockets, seamless chest and hands pockets with gusset and large back utility pocket for optimized storage of essential touring items.

•Two front chest pockets and inner waterproof pockets for safe storage of small belongings.

•New cuff adjustment closure system, features dual hook and loop grip strap securing system for rapid and personalized closure.

•Aramidic fiber reinforcement on elbows for durability, seam strength and abrasion resistance.

•Large stretch panel on the back of the shoulders and arms to increase flexibility and movement.

•Waist connection zipper allows attachment to Alpinestars riding pants.

•Multiple reflective prints to increase night visibility of the rider.

•Touring collar construction with microfiber comfort edging plus 3D textured comfort fabric on inner collar lining.

•Pre-curved sleeves construction reduces riding fatigue.

•Soft microfiber comfort edge on collar and cuffs.

PROTECTORS

•Chest pad and back compartments with PE padding (Alpinestars level 1 CE certified Nucleon chest and Level 2 CE certified back inserts available as accessory upgrade).

•Internal Level 2 CE-certified Bio Air shoulders and elbow protectors.

•Newly developed shoulder protection features over-molded advanced TPU guard layered under the outer fabric for optimized levels of protection and comfort.

•This garment is CE certified 89/686/EEC

Andes Touring Outdry Glove

The CE certified Andes Touring Glove features a double wrist closure to help keep glove in position and seal out the elements, while its premium, multi-material chassis incorporates the innovative OUTDRY® bonded membrane for guaranteed waterproofing and breathability but without excessive material bulk in order to provide improved sensitivity on the bike’s controls.

•Multi-panel, multi-material construction incorporating premium leather, suede, softshell and advanced stretch textile main chassis.

•Softshell and stretch fabric on the backhand for freedom of movement.

•Soft, ergonomically profiled viscoelastic PU foam compound knuckle guard for shock absorption and comfort.

•Double hook and loop grip closure system on wrist helps keep glove securely positioned.

•Long cuff design offers extended coverage of wrist area.

•Features an innovative heat-bonded outer shell membrane construction OUTDRY®, which provides an impenetrable layer with no seams, preventing water collecting between layers for lighter performance.

•Ergonomic stretch insert between thumb and palm offers flexibility to vastly improve hand movement.

•Reflective inserts to increase rider visibility.

•Advanced poly-blend reinforcements with foam padding on thumb and palm for superior grip and comfort.

•Leather stretch accordions on fingers and thumb to increase flexibility and fit.

•Touchscreen compatible fingertip for use with smartphones and GPS systems.

•This garment is CE certified Level 1.

Firm Drystar Boot

A vintage-military style boot with its roots in café-racer culture, the OSCAR Firm DRYSTAR® Boot is packed with class-leading protection and incorporates a breathable waterproof membrane for all-weather performance. Part of the OSCAR by Alpinestars heritage collection, this boot offers comfort and style.

• Full grain leather main upper for durability and comfort is handfinished for a distressed, vintage effect. No two pairs are the same.

• Internal toe box and heel counter reinforcement gives structure support and impact resistance.

• Vintage-styled quilted and padded shift guard offers comfort, protection and durability.

• Alpinestars’ new anatomical foam-backed dual density PU ankle disk protection.

• Waterproof and breathable DRYSTAR® membrane subtly integrated into chassis for ultimate performance against wet penetration and greater comfort.

• Zip closure on medial panel plus adjustable leather leg strap and metal eyelet lacing closure system to ensure easy entry and highly personalized fit. Zipper is offset to avoid contact with bike.

• Replaceable anatomical EVA foot bed with lining on top for comfort.

• Alpinestars exclusive vulcanized rubber plus injected PU midsole designed for optimal combination of comfort and grip.

• FIRM DRYSTAR® is CE certified EN 13634:2010.

Stella Wake Air Jacket

Designed and developed for an optimized women’s road riding fit and with extensive mesh panels for improved internal air cooling, the CE certified STELLA Wake Air Jacket is dialed for sport riding performance, with volume adjusters on its pre-curved sleeves and accordion inserts on the shoulder blades.

OUTERSHELL:

•Specifically designed for optimized women’s road riding fit.•Multi-panel, multi-material main shell construction with mesh panels on chest and back for improved cooling performance.

•Strategically positioned accordion stretch panels on back shoulders for improved fit and range of upper body movement.

•Buckle waist adjustment for improved riding fit suited to rider’s preferences.

•Multiple volume adjusters on sleeve help keep protection in place and improve jacket’s ergonomics.

•Two zippered hand pockets and front inner waterproof pocket for safe and convenient storage of small belongings.

•Waist connection zipper allows attachment to Alpinestars riding pants.

•Low profile collar construction with microfiber comfort edging plus 3D textured comfort fabric on inner collar lining.

•Pre-curved sleeve construction reduces riding fatigue and helps comfort.•Reflective detailing for improved rider visibility.

•Embroidery logos details for unique styling.

•Premium YKK main zipper with protective front flap helps avoid scratch damage to the bike.

•Microfiber comfort edge on collar and cuffs.

PROTECTION

•Chest pad and back compartments with PE padding (Alpinestars Level 1 Ce certified Nucleon chest and Level 2 CE certified Nucleon back inserts available as accessory upgrade).

•Multiple snap button system to integrate the Level 2 CE certified Alpinestars Nucleon back protector.

•Level 1 CE-certified Bio Armor shoulders and elbow protectors.

•This garment is CE certified 89/686/EEC

Stella Atom Glove

A lightweight CE certified road riding glove designed specifically for women which incorporates leather, stretch fabric and mesh for optimal levels of comfort, fit and performance the STELLA Atom Glove is ideal for city and urban use with a convenient touchscreen compatible finger-tip for use with smartphones.

•Stretch fabric, mesh and leather main shell construction for optimized levels of comfort, abrasion resistance and comfort.

•Soft, ergonomically profiled viscoelastic PU foam compound knuckle guard for shock absorption and comfort.

•Hook and loop grip closure conveniently positioned on top of the wrist helps keep glove securely positioned.

•Mesh and stretch fabric on the backhand for lighter weight, cooling performance and comfort.

•Ergonomic stretch insert between thumb and palm and on backhand offers flexibility to vastly improve hand movement.

•Reflective piping on fingers for improved rider visibility.

•Thumb and palm reinforcement constructed from synthetic suede for durability and grip.

•Touchscreen compatible fingertip for use with smartphones and GPS systems.

•Short cuff design for ease of entry and convenience.

•This garment is CE certified Level 1.

For the entire collection, check out www.alpinestars.com

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