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Alpinestars Launch the SP-1 Suit

By: Neil Everett | Published 05 June 2008, 00:02 | Views: 4,056 | tags: products, protection, alpinestars, race-suits, sp-1, ce, casey stoner, dani pedrosa, nicky hayden, noriyuki haga, shane byrne
Alpinestars are one of the premier manufacturers of motorcycle protective clothing in the industry today. Casey Stoner, Dani Pedrosa, Nicky Hayden, Noriyuki Haga and Shane Byrne all put their faith in a product which they know will offer them the best form of protection in the event of an accident and with Alpinestar announcing it's new range of products today, you can now be a part of it to.
Alpinestars understand the importance of rider protection and are constantly using the data they receive from product usage to continually improve their suits and clothing.

Alpinestars latest product for 2008 is the SP-1 suit. Packed with Alpinestars, MotoGP developed technology, the SP-1 suit offers many of the latest safety performance and comfort features of the GP rider’s suits with attractive colour and graphic options and very competitive pricing.
The suit has the benefit of having Alpinestars race construction neoprene sleeve cuffs for added comfort, perforated leather panels for increased cooling, a removable mesh liner, YKK Semi Auto Lock zippers and Microinjected logos.

SP-1 Suit's suggested retail price – Euro 799.95 /£ 599.95

SP-1 Race Suit Key Features:

Aerodynamic External Construction for Top Performance 90° anatomical race fit. Ergonomically placed Schoellerâ stretch Kevlarâ panels for optimal flexibility. Leather flex zones on waist and knees. Updated, MotoGP profile, aerodynamic and ventilated back hump for improved streamlined performance and cooling.

Safety Features

1.2 – 1.4mm premium full-grain leather for excellent abrasion resistance. Removable CE certified GP protectors with injection molded shell and dual density foam padding. Multiple stitched main seam construction for maximum tear resistance. Replaceable PU GP knee sliders. Secure snap connection system on back for Alpinestars Bionic Race protector which is available as an optional accessory. Internal chest protection compartments with PE padding inserts (Alpinestars Bionic chest guards available as accessory upgrade).

colours:  Black/White, Black/Red, White, Red, Blue
Sizes: (EUR) 46 - 64
colours:  White, Red, Blue
Sizes: (EUR) 46 - 60

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Jay | 05 June 2008, 12:34
Now that is one hell of a suit. Very nice. I've never been able to fault Alpinestars gear, with some of my best stuff being from them.
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