jumpingjackflash
 
 
 
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Alpinestars A-8 Protection Vest An innovative fusion of advanced design methods and high-tech materials ensures that Alpinestars A-8 Protection Vest offers the off-road rider unrivaled upper-body security in a streamlined, ultra-lightweight protector that can be optimized for various riding conditions and requirements. This high-tech armor system attains the highest level of protection in terms of CE standards (1621-2 level 2 14021) while granting the rider exceptional freedom of movement. The A-8 is optimized for use with Alpinestars Bionic Neck Support. Features The combination of advanced design methods and high-tech materials ensures that Alpinestars A-8 Body Armour offers unrivaled levels of safety and performance to the dedicated Motocross and Enduro rider The large, lateral protectors are unique for such an armour system and wrap around the body effortlessly, while a newly developed buckle system allows the fit to be precisely adjusted The A-8 has also been designed to integrate with the Alpinestars Bionic Neck Support to offer riders a complete, high performance protection system for the upper body Attains the highest level of protection in terms of CE standards (1621-2 level 2 and 14021) using a newly developed, super-light Vaco12 structure in the back protector and high-performing EVA foam on the lateral and chest protectors Close fitting design allows the armor to be used over or under a jersey Constructed of extremely tough Thermo PU and Polypropylene, super-lightweight mesh backed by soft, washable Biofoam Large, lateral protectors closely yet comfortably conform to the body Designed to integrate with Alpinestars Bionic Neck Support Semi-rigid TPU/PP plates allow the protector to fit close to body and follow the bodys motion to ensure optimal protection at all times Intake and Exhaust vents combine with perforated panels to greatly enhance airflow Adjustable lateral and chest straps for a superior fit Removable shoulder and upper arm guards Sizing Info Sized to suit riders ranging from 158-195cm in height (52 - 65) Waist Circumference 75-83cm (29.5 - 32.75) - SM-MD Waist Circumference 83-115cm (32.75 - 45.25) - MD-2XL Waist Circumference 115-121cm (45.25 - 47.75) - 2XL-4XL Please Note Vest sizing may be mislabeled on the packaging, however sizing on vests is accurate.
 
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Best chest protector on the market for off road motorcycling.
PostedNovember 12, 2012
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jumpingjackflash
From san diego
State:CA
Rider Type:Adventurer
Bang for the Buck 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Style 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Comfort 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Protection & Durability 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Air Flow 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Features 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Fit
Small
True to Size
Large
Great protection for the rider's chest, back, and sides. I would like to have more air flow for cooling and some reflective features for night safety.
It's a well made product that should last for a long time.
Rides: 1990 Suzuki DR350
Yes, I recommend this product.
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