2011 Alpinestars Spring Product Review

Alpinestars is always raising the bar, and they have once again done it with their 2011 spring product release.  Alpinestars added a new product to almost every category of their catalog.  They are trying to build a product for every rider, and do it well.  They have done this for sure, there are many products that we are excited about in the 2011 Alpinestars Spring Release.  Many of these products are available now and some will be coming in the next few weeks.  Below are a few of the new products coming out.

Alpinestars S-MX Plus Boots

Contoured shin plate protector is injected with high modulus TPU for superior impact and abrasion resistance.
Alpinestars unique Multi Link Control system provides advanced external protection and support for ankle articulation, limiting hyper-torsion, hyper extension and hyper-flexion as well as providing Achilles and ankle impact protection.
Wide, ventilated, heel counter extends to the ankle and is combined with a shock absorbing padded insert and self-molding foam ankle protectors.
Dual density TPU toe slider, replaceable, with snap-in assembly.  The new design provides more coverage towards the toe area.
Replaceable heel slider and external side heel slider are positioned to dissipate and absorb shock and promote sliding during and accident.
Large front and rear asymmetrical accordion zones are optimized to maximize flexibility for maximum comfort and improved safety.
Hi-tech microfiber upper construction
Durable sole, designed for improved riding feel, features evenly textured rubber for consistent grip, with aqua dynamic grooves to drain the water efficiently.
Inner instep Kevlar speed lacing closure and a unique lateral zipper offer precise and secure fitting.
Micro adjustable ratchet buckle closure on the calf features a hidden strap for security.
Synthetic forefoot lining, laminated with open cell textured rubber for consistent grip, with aqua dynamic grooves to drain the water efficiently.
Alpinestars anatomical and replaceable contoured footbed provides arch support and forefoot pedal feeling.
The S-MX Plus boot is CE certified

Alpinestars GP-R Leather Jacket

Designed to let you feel as cool as you look, the GP-R Perforated Leather Jacket features ventilated inserts in its supple, full-grain leather construction for enhanced airflow.
1.3mm full-grain leather provides the optimum combination of durability, comfort and abrasion resistance.
Integrated Aramidic stretch panels in the shoulders allow full range of movement for extra comfort and control while riding.
Removable and adjustable CE certified Bio Armor protectors in the elbows and shoulders.
Chest and back pad compartments with PE protective padding (Alpinestars CE certified Bio Armor back protector insert and Bionic Chest Guards available as accessory upgrade).
Snap connection system allows integration with Alpinestars’ CE level 2 certified Bionic Race Back Protector (optional accessory).
Internal waist connection zipper allows attachment to selected Alpinestars leather and textile pants

Alpinestars GP-Plus Leather Jacket

Alpinestars GP Plus Jacket is designed for the city rider who also enjoys spirited weekend riding.  Constructed from full-grain leather and featuring CE certified Bio Armor protection
Cut from supple yet durable 1.3mm full-grain leather.
Removable and adjustable CE certified Bio Armor protectors in the elbows and shoulders.
Chest and back pad compartments with PE comfort padding (Alpinestars CE Bio Armor back protector insert and Bionic Chest Pads available as accessory upgrade).
Snap connection system allows integration with the CE level 2 certified Bionic Race Back Protector.
Inner mesh lining with stretch panel inserts that work with outer stretch zones for improved flexibility and precise fit.
D-ring waist adjustment allows a tailored fit.
Convenient internal Napoleon pocket with zippered closure.
Internal waist connection zipper allows attachment to selected Alpinestars leather and textile pants

Alpinestars Scheme Kevlar Gloves

The striking design of Alpinestars Scheme Kevlar Glove combines style and safety in a short cuffed glove that is ideally suited to city riding.  Internal Kevlar® reinforcement and Carbon Fiber knuckle protection provide a formidable defense.
Stylish design constructed using a Denim and 3D mesh upper.
Clarino palm construction with denim reinforcements for superior abrasion resistance.
A combination of padded Foam and Carbon Fiber knuckle protectors safeguard against impacts.
Kevlar® inner reinforcement provides an internal shield against abrasion while maintaining the light feel of the glove
Airprene cuff with Velcro flap closure enables easy entry into the glove and secure fastening

Alpinestars Matrix Kevlar Jacket

Designed to take on the city streets in style, Alpinestars Matrix Kevlar Jacket incorporates CE certified protectors and Kevlar reinforcements in a design that reveals a streetwise attitude.
Constructed from Cotton based fabric with a double PU coating that combines a soft feel with weather resistance and durability.
Inner Kevlar® elbow and shoulder reinforcements for abrasion resistance in key impact areas.
Adjustable CE certified Bio Armor protectors in the elbows and shoulders are extremely lightweight and offer exceptional impact protection.  The protectors can also be removed for casual use.
Convenient internal Napoleon pocket with zipper

Alpinestars Verona Air Jacket

A mid-length, warm weather commuting jacket featuring a sport bike cut, premium protection and durable shell in a sleek, understated design.
Dual 450D polyester outer shell with mesh inserts and double PU coating provides excellent ventilation and abrasion resistance.
Removable CE certified Bio Armor elbow and shoulder protectors provide excellent impact protection while being incredibly lightweight and slim, allowing for a comfortable fit.
Alpinestars Bionic chest pads and CE certified RC back protector available as optional accessories.
Exclusive City Collection trims and embroidered labels give a stylish, minimalist design.
Micro-Velcro waist adjustment flap allows custom fit

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