Riding jacket has now become an integral part of a rider’s apparel now and its demand in India is seeing a rise in demand which is indeed a good sign for the bikers. AlpineStars is a name that is synonymous with riding apparel out here.
Alpinestars is an Italian protective gear manufacturer established in 1963. It has been at the forefront of technical developments in motorsport safety clothing since its inception.
The company offers a wide range of protective motorsport gear for motorcycle, car and bicycle racing, apart from its fashion apparel line which draws heavily from its involvement in sports.
With an active focus on motorsport, the brand sponsors protective gear for some of the top international riders in road and offroad racing. These include stars such as Mick Doohan, Randy Mammola, Jorge Lorenzo, Dani Pedrosa, Marc Marquez, and the reigning world champions from WSB and MotoGP – Carlos Checa and Casey Stoner.
2012 Alpinestars T-GP Plus Air Jacket makes its special Indian debut through Dream Sporting Gear commonly known as DSG, off the shelf bearing a price tag of INR 9900.
The world’s most popular protective motorcycle apparel brand Alpinestars is out with its 2012 range of goodies for bikers, and amongst those is a textile jacket that breaks new grounds for our riding conditions. Designed especially with India in mind, the new T-GP Plus Air Jacket has made its debut in the country through Dream Sporting Gear, even before it has been introduced in international markets.
The T-GP Plus Air is an abrasion resistant summer mesh jacket constructed from 600 Denier Polyester Fabric, with a focus on the Indian biker’s constant need for ventilation inside his riding gear. The non-absorbent mesh also ensures quick and easy drying. Of course, it comes with CE certified Alpinestars Bio Armour for the elbow and shoulders, and 3D foam padding at the back to ensure rider protection in the worst situations. High-tech and convenient, the jacket carries the popular T-GP styling language forward into this year’s collection with the large and aggressive embroidered Alpinestars logo at the front. For now, you can have it any colour as long as it’s black.
The jacket also brings never-before affordability from the cool and coveted brand. Priced at Rs 9,900 it is one of the most affordable products from Alpinestars in India, and its aptness for our weather adds a big dollop to its value for money. The jacket is available at DSG’s official and partner outlets in Pune, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Cochin.
The following are the standout features of this T-GP Plus Air:
- Large mesh panels for easy ventilation
- Sport fit with curved sleeves for riding comfort and style
- Waist and wrist adjustment for a tailored fit
- Connection zipper at waist to attach select Alpinestars leather / textile riding pants
- Chest pad compartment which can fit Bionic Chest pads
- Back protector compartment with PE padding which can fit the CE
- certified Bio Armor Back Protector
- Microfleece lined sport collar for comfort and protection
- Thermoplastic rubber Zipper cover
Conceptualized in 2005 and established in the year 2006, Dream Sporting Gear, or DSG as it is known by its loyal customer base, is India’s first and premier riding gear company. Apart from dealing in some of the best riding gear brands from around the world, DSG has also been dealing in its self-branded gear since 2006, being market leaders ever since.
www.planetdsg,com is the establishment’s popular online store – the first in India – which is being used by riders in small and large towns for their riding safety. Alpinestars products figure in DSG’s current range, which is now available off the shelf in five cities viz, Pune, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Cochin.