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Alpinestars Bionic Rib Protector
Alpinestars Alpinestars Bionic Rib Protector from $139.95
Alpinestars Bionic Rib Protector A high-performance, lightweight, ergonomically constructed guard for the ribs and kidneys, the Bionic Rib Support incorporates intelligent adjustment features to offer kart drivers a supremely comfortable, customized and supporting fit. CONSTRUCTION Technical, multi-layered main construction for optimized performance fit, protection and comfort: Advanced, soft poly-lycra inner lining means protection can be worn under or over garment. Dual composition padding incorporating 3mm high density poly-foam layer laminated with 4mm absorption EVA. Incorporates specially selected materials and components to offer crucial weight-saving performance. External 500 denier Cordura® outer for high resistance to abrasion. FEATURES Dual-density, strategically positioned, ergonomically shaped protectors incorporate fiberglass core and robust PE hardshell outer for excellent impact and shock dispersion. Central adjustable back panel with Velcro attachments offers complete range of fit allowing protection to be worn under or over garment. Fully adjustable front strap with a D-ring closure features elasticated section for comfort. Adjustable shoulder straps constructed from highly breathable 3D mesh with elasticated gusset for snug fit. Perforated rear for comfort and ventilation. PROTECTION Dual-density, strategically positioned, ergonomically shaped protectors incorporate fiberglass core. Robust PE hardshell outer for excellent impact and shock dispersion.
Elevate your karting safety gear with the Alpinestars AK-1 Body Protector, designed to provide maximum impact protection while ensuring comfort and mobility on the track
Alpinestars Alpinestars AK-1 Kart Body Protector from $409.95
Alpinestars Bionic Rib Protector Alpinestars AK-1 Kart Body Protector: Gear Up & Kart On! Ever dreamt of merging into the fast lane of karting like a pro? Slide into the AK-1 Kart Body Protector from Alpinestars and feel the revs! Certified with the FIA STANDARD 8870-2018 (that’s right, it's that legit), this is no ordinary body protector. It’s like the secret sauce in your grandma’s famous recipe; it's essential. Engineered with the race-oriented in mind, the AK-1 boasts of weight-saving materials ensuring that it doesn’t feel like you're wearing a medieval armor set. The ergonomic design guarantees a fit that would make Cinderella's glass slipper jealous. Plus, with a speed-lace closure system, you can suit up quicker than you can say, "Start your engines!" Spec-tacular Highlights: Rib Protectors: Crafted from carbon fiber thermoset material (sounds fancy, because it is) and backed by soft touch padding. Pre-curved for a hugging fit that says, "I got you." Chest Protector: Made from a high-octane thermoplastic polymer with thermoformed padding. Its profile? Superbly ergonomic. Back Protector: Again, that snazzy thermoplastic polymer at play, ensuring that your back is just a smidge away from the seat. Maximum movement, minimal fuss. Speed-Lace Closure & Straps: Quick to wear, adjust, and flaunt. Even comes in a Youth version for the budding racers. Protection Stats: Aligned with REGULATION (EU) 2016/425. Championing the FIA STANDARD 8870-2018 badge of honor. Engineered for superior protection, while being as light as your race-day enthusiasm. Answers to Burnin' FAQs: Do you need a rib protector for karting? Absolutely! Just as karts need wheels, ribs need protection. Are rib protectors worth it? Totally! They're like the seat belts of karting. Safety first, trophies next! What do rib protectors do? They guard your ribs against impact, ensuring that the only thing breaking on the track are records. Ready to Kart with Heart? Elevate your game and protect your frame. Gear up with the Alpinestars AK-1 Kart Body Protector today. Because when life gives you turns, you gotta drift!