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The origins of the Alpinestars brand tied closely to the beginnings of the motocross sport in Europe in the early 1960s. There was no special gear or apparel at the time that could help riders control their bikes better and feel safe and comfortable at the same time. One shoemaker and motorsports enthusiast from Northern Italy decided to change this situation and design special motocross boots that would protect the rider’s feet while being light enough to offer better comfort and control. Later he has created the design for enduro and off-road applications which also became a huge success.

Now, almost 60 years later, we see the Alpinestars logo on the suits and gear of the best drivers and riders in Formula One, MotoGP, Motocross, and NASCAR championships. The company offers a huge assortment of high-tech footwear, jackets, racing suits, protection gear, apparel, and much more. Today we would like to introduce some of the new arrivals in the Alpinestars catalog at MOTORCYCLEiD.com.

Alpinestars® - Valparaiso V3 DS Jacket


Construction:
• New anatomically profiled design to provide long-range rider comfort.
• Multi-fabric shell construction with a ripstop highly abrasion and tear-resistant fabric main chassis plus reinforced material on elbow and shoulder areas for added durability and protection.
• Convenient storage options with two front hand cargo pockets, front chest pockets, and a large rear utility pocket.
• New ventilation system on the upper chest area plus an air exhaust zippered opening on the back for optimal levels of airflow.
• Ventilation system on sleeves for even more cooling airflow.
• Superior Airflow front panel on the main zipper to ensure unrivaled air intake on the front of the jacket.
• Waist adjustment belt with buckles for an optimal fit.
• Multiple fit and volume adjusters on sleeves for an improved riding fit.
• Bottom circumference shock cord adjuster to allow riders to get the perfect fit.
• Reflective detailing on sleeves and sides.

Protection:
• According to European statutory law, the CE mark is a conformity requirement for the marketing of this product. The following standards apply to this product:
• CE Category II PPE Regulation (EU) 2016/425 – AA class.
• CE Level 2 EN1621-2:2014 Alpinestars Nucleon back protector.
• CE Level 2 EN1621-1:2012 Alpinestars protectors.
• Soft protectors for effective impact protection.

Features:
• New quick collar buckle closure system with precise adjustment range for a supreme fit.
• Zippered collar extension to provide higher coverage against the elements when required.
• Removable and wearable waterproof Drystar® membrane for effective all-weather performance.
• Removable thermal layer for added practicality.
• Internal waist connection zipper for attachment to Alpinestars riding pants.
• Soft collar inner liner with padded edging for improved rider comfort.
• Chest and back pad compartments to accommodate the Alpinestars Nucleon chest and back pads, available as an accessory upgrade.

Alpinestars® - Mustang V2 Gloves

Construction:
• Full leather construction, plus perforation zones for improved breathability.
• Side reinforcement in synthetic suede.
• Hard PVC knuckle covered by leather.
• Stretch accordion inserts on fingers and sidewalls for better comfort.

Protection:
• CE certified level 1.
• Padding reinforcement on landing zones for safety.
• Foam padding on fingers.

Features:
• Hook and loop wrist closure.
• Ergonomic stretch insert on the palm.
• Thumb and palm reinforcement for a superior grip made from advanced poly blend.
• Touchscreen compatible fingertip.
• Simple urban styling with embossed logo.

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Feel free to contact us here if you have any questions, or you can call our specialists at 888.903.4344​
 
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