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Alpinestars – Stella Valparaiso Drystar JacketProduct Name – Stella Valparaiso DRYSTAR® Jacket Tech-Air™ compatible (suggested retail price – € 649.95 Euro / £ 639.99 Sterling)

Category – All Weather Riding / Adventure Touring

Description – A formidable and technical all-weather adventure touring jacket designed to be worn in conjunction with Alpinestars class-leading active electronic street airbag system, Tech-Air™ the Stella Valparaiso Jacket For Tech-Air™ incorporates a waterproof and breathable DRYSTAR® membrane and offers superb comfort levels thanks to its Jet Ventilation System (JVS). This jacket is specially developed for women riders and features a long-sleeve thermal liner, making it extremely weather versatile.

Tech-Air™ is a groundbreaking electronic airbag system that offers riders upper body protection and the freedom to ride both on and off road and in a wide range of weather conditions. The Tech-Air™ System incorporates the airbag’s electronic control unit, componentry and airbag, which when inflated covers the back, kidney areas, chest and shoulders. The Tech-Air™ System, sold separately and completely self-contained, offers the possibility for the airbag to be used in conjunction with an Alpinestars airbag-compatible textile outer jacket, for superb protection in all-weather and warm weather riding conditions. The innovative and versatile Tech-Air™ street airbag system can be used with any type of motorcycle and/or scooter without the need to set-up, pair or reconfigure bike-to-rider or bike-to-passenger settings. The system is therefore immediately ready to be used at any time for any bike on any surface, and can be used equally for road riding and off road adventure touring.

• Designed and specifically developed for an optimized women’s fit, seamlessly integrating with the Tech-Air™ system vest.
• Fully featured and highly versatile 4-in-1 all-weather jacket optimized for comfort and performance with airflow, thermal and waterproof configurations.
• Superior, multi-material main shell construction featuring an advanced poly-fabric main shell, which has been specially designed to accommodate larger volume mass in the event of airbag deployment.
• Features integrated sensors securely and subtly on the upper zip: electronic airbag system ‘arms’ automatically when jacket is closed, offering peace-of-mind security and safety.
• Intelligent LED panel on left sleeve indicates airbag system’s functioning status.
• Internal conduits for quick and convenient attachment of airbag vest.
• Leather panels on shoulder and sleeves for high levels of durability and abrasion and tear-resistance in critical areas.
• Removable and interchangeable waterproof and breathable DRYSTAR® full ensures long term all-weather performance.
• Long sleeve thermal liner (130g on body, 100g on sleeves) can be fully removed and has zipper connection for easy identification with integrated stretch comfort edge. Thermal liner is ‘sonic quilted’ for improved insulation.
• Featuring Jet Ventilation System (JVS) large zippered air intakes on torso with large rear air exhaust window on back and on the arms for cooling performance on long rides.
• Removable CE-certified shoulder and elbow.
• Chest and back pad compartments with PE padding (Alpinestars Bionic armor available as accessory upgrade).
• Extended accordion stretch inserts on shoulders for improved fit and expansion to accommodate inflated airbag.
• Pre-curved, articulated sleeves with gusseted Velcro cuffs enhance fit and comfort in the riding position.
• Waterproof external storage provided by two chest pockets and one internal waterproof wallet pocket.
• Convenient storage options with two front cargo style pockets and large rear utility pocket.
• Available in international sizes M-XL.

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