Alpinestars 2009 Collection: Argon Jacket & Harlem Boot
By: Garret Cashman | Published 05 May 2009, 03:34 | Views: 4,411 | tags: products, clothing, jackets, boots, protection, safety, comfort, waterproof, textile, leather, alpinestars, ce approved armour, velcro, argon waterproof jacket, harlem waterproof boot
Alpinestars have kept us informed of their latest Spring '09 releases - the Argon Waterproof Jacket and the Harlem Waterproof Boot aimed at sports riders and tourers. Attached are images and outline specifications for the new items which are in addition to the Alpinestars 2009 collection. Suggested retail prices (tax inclusive), in Euros and Sterling, are included. All products are available through Alpinestars dealers.
Argon Waterproof Jacket
Category - Sport riding Textile apparel
Description - Designed for the daily rider, the Argon WP jacket is ideal for everyday use, providing a number of key features including a waterproof outer liner, soft neoprene cuffs, a removable thermal inner liner and of course Alpinestars CE certified armour located at critical areas.
Constructed using 600 Denier polyester fabric which has been PU coated to add additional strength and water resistance. The construction is then merged with a dual layer membrane for an absolute waterproof structure.
A Velcro wrist closure system provides an adaptable fit, while an internal neoprene lining gives a smooth, comfortable finish to the cuff. The jacket waist is adjustable through the use of an accordion stretch panel and a pair of Velcro tabs located at the base of the jacket. The jacket has a removable thermal inner liner which contains three internal pockets.
Alpinestars range of CE certified bio armour is utilized on the jacket to provide the ultimate in protection at critical areas. Additional protection is also available through the use of Alpinestars RC back protector (available as a separate accessory) when inserted into the specially constructed compartment
Four pockets are present, three externally located at the base and under the chest. One further pocket exists in the internal construction of the jacket. A zip located at the base of the jacket allows attachment to a range of Alpinestars textile and leather trousers.
colours – Black, Black/Red, Black/Blue
Sizes – S – 3XL
Harlem Waterproof Boot
Category - All Weather Touring Boot
Description - A stylish, waterproof, full grain leather boot featuring integrated ankle, heel and toe protection. Excellent levels of performance and mobility, with effective all weather protection and a distinctive design gives the Harlem instant credibility for the city
Mid cut boot constructed using full grain leather for superior comfort, fitted with instep and Achilles flex zones which provide freedom of lateral movement and superior fit and flexibility.
Full, double density, injected ankle protection molded into the inner structure of the boot. Internal heel counter provides strength, support and protection in the rear of the boot while toe protection, provided by an additional strip of leather across the bridge of the toes, gives optimum comfort whilst changing gear.
The full grain leather is bonded with a waterproof membrane to provide a watertight construction making sure that whatever the weather throws at you, your feet will stay dry.
Security and Fit
A rear reflective insert has been inserted for nighttime visibility. The boot is easily accessible through fully opening front aperture and is secured with a YKK zip and a Velcro®? strap fitted externally. This allows easy and quick adjustments to be made to the fit. A 3D tread pattern provides greater grip and comfort when on or off the bike.
colours – Black, Warm grey
Sizes - 38-48 EUR
For more information see: www.alpinestars.com
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