The Helius jacket features an appealing, contemporary, urban design. The blending of full grain leather with polyamide panels makes for a jacket that provides optimum protection and excellent levels of movement and functionality, whilst remaining light in weight. Features Full grain leather with perforated panels over the abdominal region for ventilation and comfort in warmer weather conditions Stretch aramidic fabric runs down the inner arm construction, whilst strategically placed Airguard panels located on the sides of the main jackets construction reduces the overall weight and provides fantastic movement and functionality. The final product is a lightweight, stylish jacket with excellent ventilation and optimum protection A pair of Velcro tabs located at the base of the jacket allows adjustments to be made to the jackets waist diameter Velcro wrist closure tabs provide an adaptable fit around the wrist A removable thermal inner liner provides additional management of internal climate control, whilst a ventilation zip located on the rear of the jacket assists with moisture wicking Alpinestars range of CE approved shoulder and forearm protection, providing riders with optimum levels of protection Additional protection can be provided through insertion of Alpinestars RC back protector or Alpinestars bionic chest guards (both sold separately) when inserted into the specially designed compartments A range of additional features include three external pockets, complimented by three internal pockets in the jacket liner, which is duplicated in the removable liner An additional zip pocket is located just inside the jacket main zip for easy access to essential items A zip located at the base of the jacket allows connection to a range of Alpinestars leather and textile pants
PostedJune 13, 2011
Rider Type:Cafe Racer
Bang for the Buck
Protection & Durability
Very little is wrong with this jacket! My only two gripes are that the sleeves are short for their respective sizes and it seems you can't anchor the ce protection, so they tend to move. Otherwise, I love it.
Dowco Ultralite Plus Motorcycle Covers A full-size travel cover with compact design and small size Rip-stop polyester for tear and abrasion resistance UV and water repellent coating protects against dirt, pollution, harsh sunlight and light rain or moisture Dries faster than heavier polyester covers Two sewn-in vent flaps lets moisture escape A sewn-in storage bag provides convenient outside storage for gloves, sunglasses and other items Elastic cord sewn along bottom with under-belly straps Interior lining protects windshield Available in sizes to fit most motorcycles Three-year limited warranty Please Note Sizes listed in Size Chart are for stock motorcycles without additions such as panniers, windshields, high handlebars or sissy bars. Addition of those options will typically require a jump of one to two sizes. Size MD - developed to fit Sportsters, Dynas, and older CB-series motorcycles Size LG - developed to fit 1983 Goldwing Interstate, a bike with fairly slim panniers and very small top box Size XL - developed to fit 1984 Goldwing interstate and Yamaha Venture, with full-size top boxes