Alpinestars have announced some gear to help keep your feet and gear dry. Its a low point of the year when you realized the weather’s going to change and its time to prepare for it. Fortunately the tech keeps getting better so its not all bad. There’s not a huge selection of gear for women so its great when a company like Alpinestars release something as good as the Stella Gran Torino Gore-Tex boots.
Stella Gran Torino Gore-Tex Boots (suggested retail price – € 229.95 Euro / £ 229.99 Sterling)
The Stella Gran Torino is a sleekly sculpted, all-weather touring boot designed specifically for women and constructed with premium, full-grain leather. Proven weather protection is provided by an integrated Gore-Tex® liner, while advanced protection features are discreetly integrated affording safety in a subtle fashion.
- Specifically engineered for women.
- Upper constructed from premium full-grain leather, offering greater comfort, durability and abrasion resistance.
- Anatomically engineered last shape for superior foot profiling and comfort.
- Integrated waterproof and breathable GORE-TEX® liner for proven all-weather performance.
- Seamlessly integrated molded shin plate provides extensive impact protection.
- Foam backed, double density ankle protector on the medial side.
- Silver anodized Aluminum protector on the outer ankle.
- Internal heel counter and toe counter layered under the leather enhance support and rigidity in key impact areas.
- Rear reflective insert for improved night time visibility.
Comfort and convenience
- Innovative, easy access side entry system with elastic mounted zipper and wide Velcro flap for a precise fit.
- Contoured, injected high modulus polyamide midsole and high modulus plastic shank reinforcement Injected TPU shifter area.
- Soft quilted accordion flex zone grants comfort whether riding or walking.
- Removable anatomically profiled EVA foam footbed.
- Highly flexible lug sole features Alpinestars’ exclusive rubber compound for the optimal combination of comfort and grip.
- For added convenience, the entire sole of the Stella Gran Torino Gore-Tex® Boot is replaceable.
- The Stella Gran Torino Gore-Tex® Boot is CE certified.
Slipstream Pack (suggested retail price – € 149.95 Euro / £ 124.95 Sterling)
With its main body completely stitchless and sonic-welded throughout, the Slipstream utilizes the most innovative techniques and materials. The Slipstream is ultra–lightweight with a waterproof construction to keep your valuables protected from the elements, while a padded laptop sleeve and internal organizer ensure your belongings are safe and organized.
Slipstream pack key features:
- Sized for daily use at 21.5 liters (53cm x 41cm x 41cm)
- Streamlined design.
- 840D Polyester with weatherproof coating.
- Welded construction with waterproof seams.
- Internal laptop pocket and organizer.
- Two small external side pockets.
- Vertical opening front pocket.
- Airmesh padded back with anti-abrasion panel.
- Airmesh padded shoulder straps.
- Hip Belt.
- Elastic loops with secure strap tail-ends.
- Removable chest strap.
- Waterproof zippers.
- Contoured rubber zipper pull-tabs.
- Large reflective Alpinestars branding.
- Alpinestars yellow Hi-Visibility lining.