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Alpinestars T-GP-R Air Jacket

  • Constructed with 600 Denier Polyester Fabric and hydrophobic mesh panels
  • Removable, long-sleeved water resistant liner
  • Removable CE certified Bio Armor elbow and shoulder protectors
  • Chest pad compartments with PE foam padding (Alpinestars Bionic chest pads available as accessory upgrade)
  • Back compartment with PE foam padding (CE certified Bio Armor back protector insert available as accessory)
  • 270° waist connection zipper allows attachment to selected Alpinestars leather and textile pants
  • Waist and wrist adjustment with non aggressive micro-velcro tabs
  • Integrated reflective detailing on the sleeves
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Alpinestars T-GP-R Air Jacket 4.7 5 165 165
Excellent Jacket Overall very satisfied. Note for the air flow, wich is excellent! December 15, 2014
My first jacket After graduating the MSF course I knew I needed the gear to put up with the humidity and temperatures that Minnesota summers can bring so I went along with the T-GP-R jacket from Alpinestars. I have to say that the money has been well worth it. I was looking for a vented jacket that wouldn't leave me sweating like a pig while I cruise to work or go on trips over the weekend and this jacket has delivered in that aspect. If anything it doesn't feel like I am wearing anything once I remove the liner and the wind goes right through the jacket so we'll see if that aspect holds up in the event of when I go down. The jacket is very form fitting. I was thinking I would have to order a large but ordered a medium and have to say it fits me like a glove, almost as if I am wearing nothing at all. However the elbow, back, and shoulder armor gives me a slight reassurance in terms of protection. I would certainly opt in for some advanced body protection though. December 2, 2014
Well worth the money! First off, this jacket may not be built for all shapes and sizes. That being said I'm 6'1' (Aprox. 185cm) and 150 pounds. Despite many of the reviews claiming the product ran small, I stuck with my LARGE anyway. It fits perfect, and I'm quite a lengthy guy. The sleeves come to exactly where i need them, however I was most worried about the torso length of the jacket not being long enough. Many brands don't tailor to a slender build and chop the torso short. However, this was not a problem with this jacket. TORSO LENGTH WAS PERFECT. I even have enough breathable room within the jacket to wear a hoodie if I want to (I prefer it this way, fills the jacket a little more for a snugger feel). I recommend replacing the chest and back protectors, as they are not the greatest on the market. Despite that, the shoulder and elbow/forearm guards are some of the best you can find in a jacket. My one and only complaint about this jacket is the way the elbow guards seem to move around freely, however when I strap my Alpinestars gauntlets over the sleeves it holds them in place quite well. If you are looking for an affordable jacket from a brand that doesn't cut corners, look no further! This jacket isn't even a deal at that price, it's a steal! Oh yeah I almost forget, thanks Revzilla for the incredible shipping times. I've order two products from you guys (This jacket & Icon Variant Thriller Edition) and each time they arrived on my doorstep in UNDER 24 HOURS with standard free shipping! Incredible doesn't even do it justice. Thanks again guys. December 2, 2014
Lots of air flow, keeps you cool even in sunny Hawaii! Great jacket! Keeps the air flowing to keep you cool, with quality protection! November 29, 2014
Great Jacket but Pathetic Chest and Back Protectors I love the style and comfort factor. I'm 5'6", 160lbs, with an athletic frame (40s suite size) and the Medium fits me extremely well. The CE rated shoulder and elbow protectors are awesome. The elbow protectors cover a good amount of your forearm as well. After you dial in the straps for fitment, the protectors are solid and won't budge. I dinged the jacket on Protection, Features, and Bang for the Buck due to the lack of CE rated Chest and Back protectors. I would have liked to get a little more than those flimsy foam inserts. I will definitely be upgrading with a Body Vest so I can switch from Alpinestars to another brand easily when I purchase a leather jacket for warmer riding. On that note the windbreaker liner works very well, just standing around in it in my house I began to sweat! I could easily see this being used as a Spring/Fall jacket with a sweatshirt underneath. Couple other dings: - Watch the velcro patches, they tend to stick onto the mesh and rip it up a bit resulting in little fuzzies. - Very small gripe but the way the internal liner "snaps" on around the cuff feels fairly cheap for the jacket. It also makes it a little difficult to get your hand through at times, but again a very small gripe. November 12, 2014
Summer jacket The only thing I should have ordered with it is the armour. The protection that's with the are minimal. But great jacket! November 10, 2014
Best Jacket Ever The jacket is very comfortable, it offers excellent protection and great air flow for those hot summer days, perfect for your daily commute gear. The only things I dislike about this jacket are: 1. The small velcro tab on the chest will get caught on the mesh material causing it to pull the fibers and create a fuzzy condition on the mesh. 2. The constant up/down friction along the zipper area will cause the mesh material to display the all familiar fuzzy fiber look after a while. Overall this is a great purchase very nice jacket. November 8, 2014
This jacket has great features and fits great. This jacket has great features and fits great. I would recommend this product to anyone. October 27, 2014
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
Cory L: In need of a good starter jacket for a reasonable price! Nov 3, 2014
Ben C: Searched around and found alpinestars to be a very high quality jacket manufacturer. So I went with this one. Oct 31, 2014
NGUYEN T: Bc of the sale Oct 31, 2014
Hown C: The feature looks great, the price is right. Free shipping and I earned some cash to spend on my next purchase. Very satisfied. Aug 27, 2014
Richard H: It gets hot here in Virginia, this looked like a good flowing jacket. Aug 2, 2014
Dustin B: I chose this for the airflow, protection, and Alpinestars quality. Jul 22, 2014
Eric A: I was in need of a summer jacket. Cleveland, OH summers get really muggy and hot so I need something breathable but with great protection. This jacket is it! If you're at a stand stilI it's hot but tolerable. I immediately upgraded the back pad to the Bionic Air. The default one is about a 1/2" think foam pad which would do nothing in a crash. The jacket breathes so well that if it gets down to 50 degrees in the evening on a freeway, you're gonna be shivering. Jul 21, 2014
Ryan I: Good looking hi-Viz(white-black-hi-viz) without looking like a traffic pylon. Jun 30, 2014
Tareq T: I needed a jacket that would be great for summer and humidity but as well as spring and fall. Jun 28, 2014
Jesus S: i needed a summer jacket and so far i like it .. got it in white and black but the white gets dirty really quick . May 31, 2014
Re\'el H: I tried on some alpine jackets in the honda powersports of croffton. They didn't have my size so I found it here. May 4, 2014
Adam V: Brand reputation Apr 22, 2014
Steven M: This jacket has so much air flow that I actually have to wear a sweatshirt under it on -60 degree days. I am very pleased with it. It has worked well in hot and humid days in the midwest. If you sit a long time you may start getting warm, but once moving you're fine. Apr 16, 2014
Donna K: Looks good. Need something in 100+ degree heat. Offered a good white color that would help with high heat conditions. Mar 23, 2014
george w: impressed by the quality shown on utube vid Mar 19, 2014
John C: Looks very functional and liked the color scheme and price was Ok. Feb 24, 2014
Roberto M: Because I live on the South Texas frontier and on this side of the river people drives like craziest and you need proteccion in case of an accident. But also is really hot so almost all the bikers only use helmet. I want my body be protected to but be cooked alive. Feb 18, 2014
Leonardo A: For Color and design Jan 22, 2014
Arif S: Good for the price Jan 21, 2014
David M: Reviews and styling looked good. Overall I am pleased with the jacket. With the liner in I can ride comfortably in 50 degree weather. It gets a little cold below that. Even taking out the liner the jacket is a little warm in the summertime riding in 95 and 100 degree temperatures. Taking out the pads makes it a little cooler, but, I put them back in. I think for the protection a little sweat is a small price to pay. Jan 17, 2014
Allen C: Simply and easy for short commutes. Good even for a long ride. Price is decent for what you get. No complaints, this is a good jacket. Dec 23, 2013
Daniel N: i live in hawaii its hot and flows alot of air, like the pockets "lots of pockets" most jackets has 3 or four this has 6 Dec 11, 2013
Richard V: You guys had a great review on this Jacket. I live in Florida so airflow is huge for me so I wanted to make sure that I had a nice flowing jacket that i can also try to stretch through our winter. Dec 5, 2013
maria emilia s: Because is very security Nov 12, 2013
Michael W: Best features and looks for my use. Nov 8, 2013
James M: I bought this jacket in white and black and it matches my bike, but I wanted the features it has and I needed another jacket. Oct 27, 2013
steven w: I was looking for a 2/3 season riding jacket. I love Alpinestars products, and this was the best featured jacket at the price point I was willing to pay. Oct 25, 2013
Michelle V: I am a girl and none of the women's jackets are long enough in the arms for me. A small in this jacket fit perfectly! It is slightly bulky in the arms because it is made for a man, but not anywhere close to how bulky most mens jackets look. The chest doesnt look bulky though and the black/white design gives you a slimmer look. I love it! (I am 5'5" and 135 lbs) Oct 6, 2013
Shayne K: Provides a good level of protection whilst still being breathable summer jacket Sep 25, 2013
Ewerton D: I called and talked to a sales rep and this was the recommendation. Aug 31, 2013
Cain C: Excellent reviews, great choices for color schemes. Aug 26, 2013
Ryan A: I'm looking for a sturdy yet breathable jacket that looks good and will last me for years. I like the aggressive yet not flamboyant style of this jacket, and I trust it's lightweight mesh construction won't cook me for the rest of the summer and into fall. I was also drawn to the inclusion of a wind/rain liner and what sound like very decent armor pieces that won't have to be upgraded immediately, if ever. Aug 17, 2013
Jeremy G: Team zilla recommendation over icon compound mesh Aug 6, 2013
A shopper asked: I'm 5' 9" and 175 lbs. Fairly athletic build but not nearly as built as Anthony in the review videos. I seem to be right between the medium and large according to the size chart. Any advice on which size would be best for me? I wear a Joe Rocket Pheonix 4.0 right now in medium and its actually a little big for me without the liner. Do these jackets break in at all?

Thank you!
Aug 31, 2013
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John K:
I'm 5' 10", 170 lbs, 40" chest, 34" waist and the medium fits very well.  It's snug enough as you'd like a motorcycle jacket to fit but loose enough to be comfortable on and off the bike.  I honestly think a large might be too baggy and long on you.  I haven't used the liner because when it's cool enough to do so, I switch to a leather jacket.

I've worn this jacket all summer in Texas and I haven't noticed any break-in.  Unlike leather, I wouldn't think this kind of material would break in much.
Sep 3, 2013
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Richard V: John,

I just got this jacket and live in florida..I've been riding in this jacket for about a week now. During the summer did you change out the chest and back inserts that it came with or did you upgrade it to the armor. It seems like those inserts are blocking some of the airflow but I have them in there for protection. Lemme know! Awesome jacket btw would 100% recommend it. I'm 5'8", 38" chest, 32" waist and I rock the medium. Dec 11, 2013
John K: I replaced the back pad with a Bio Armor protector. The Bio Armor back protector also works in my TZ-1 so it was a good buy. I never removed the chest inserts but I always meant to since they don't seem to provide any protective benefit and only serve to block air. Next warm season, I'll remove the chest pieces. I don't think you gain/lose much in terms of cooling by upgrading to a heavier back protector. I did end up ditching the TZ-1 during the hotter days in favor of a mesh jacket. Hope this helps... Dec 15, 2013
David B: How's it going? We have a similar build. I am 5'11 and 175 - fairly athletic build as well but somewhat thinner than Anthony too.

I was worried about the jacket size as well - I decided to get the large and it was a good decision. The jacket is definitely snug with the liner inside. It's been so hot out - I've had the liner out for most of the time I've had the jacket. It doesn't make a huge difference in how the jacket fits, but there's a little more space with the liner out.

I am guessing that you would rather have a touch more room than not enough - I would try the large if I were you.

Hope this help !
David
Sep 3, 2013
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A s: I'm 6'0 185 and wear a large, I have really long arms, wide back, but a 32 waist. The XL fit me in the arm length category but was huge in the midsection. I ended up with a large and a set of guantlet gloves to make up for the length. I've had my jacket for almost a year now and its loosened a little bit, I normally ride without the liner but with the liner in it fits way snugger. Its a great jacket though, you'll love it. Sep 3, 2013
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herman g: I am 5'8" about 145 lbs and wear a medium. It tends to be a bit loose on me but then I do not like it too snug or form fitting. I wear size 38 jacket to give you idea on shoulders. If you like it snug or tight fitting get the medium, otherwise get a large. Not too much break in as it is not leather. This is mainly my summer jacket as it is ventilated unlike my other A Star jack which is also textile that i use for winter time. Sep 6, 2013
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JD H: I am 5'9", 200 lbs, and I wear a size 48 coat to fit my chest and shoulders. I bought the xl and it fits well in the chest and shoulders. It is a tad long in the sleeves and loose across the stomach area. I have not noticed it breaking in much and loosening up. Overall I am very satisfied with the jacket and would recommend it. Sep 8, 2013
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Shawn L: I own this jacket in a large. I'm 5'9 190 and it fits as it should. It is a bit tight in the arms with anything other than a short sleeve shirt on underneath. I have an athletic build and i am larger in the arms and chest than Anthony. Sep 3, 2013
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Renato F: I guess the large is the best size for you. This jacket is great and the Revzilla is trustable to buy. Good luck! Renato from Brazil. Sep 3, 2013
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A shopper asked: I ride a harley fxr. is the Alpinestars T-GP-R Air mesh a suitable jacket for cruiser riders or is it sports type of jacket primarily. Thanks in advan Jun 10, 2012
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VanBeidaRiffer: I've worn the yellow flouro version on a '72 Sporty (the one with bass-boat paint) with a supermoto-style helmet so anything is possible. Expect some funny looks and gestures if you do this, though.

However, this jacket does not favor a true cruiser riding style. The cut pulls your arms forward towards sports/standard controls. If you have low and forward bars and a not so loud loud black jacket, this might be perfect, though.
Dec 31, 2012
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Larell: I would say go for it. Flows tons of air and fits great. Has CE armor in shoulders, elbows/forearms. The fit is not aggressive at all compared to say, a Dainese Avro. Its long in the waist and sleeve and doesn't appear to be designed specifically for gauntlet gloves like the Avro. Jul 18, 2012
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Mikuni41: It's a track-looking jacket mostly. I have one that i actually zip to a pair of leather GP/Track pants i have as they have a nice perimeter zipper that fits any AlpineStars pants, Not really meant for the track , but really nice and airy jacket for canyon riding in the summer. Jul 16, 2012
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RevZilla: The Alpinestars T-GP-R Air Jacket is more sport oriented by design, however it will cause no ill effect on a cruiser, standard, or any other two wheeled contraption you can imagine. There is very minimal pre-curve in the sleeves indicative of sport aggressive leathers. Jul 3, 2012
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jay91: This jacket is primarily a sport rider jacket it has a tight fit with pre curved arms for the aggressive type of sport bike handlebars Jun 29, 2012
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Soundman85: This jacket fits perfectly in an upright position Jun 13, 2012
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odine150: I would recomend for sport type riders. Jun 11, 2012
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A shopper asked: how reflective is this jacket, i need something reflective at night to make the air force happy and i dont want to keep wearing a vest? Mar 17, 2014
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anthony r: The reflective areas are very reflective but they're small areas. The jacket is awesome all around though. By far my favorite and I've been riding for 8 years now. If you need more reflectivity just but some 3M strips online and stock then to your helmet and around your bike. That's what I do. You barely notice them during the day and they really come alive with headlights at night. Mar 17, 2014
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A s: Hey to answer our question this jacket not reflective . I know for a fact it will not be suitable for an army base idk how strick AF bases are Mar 17, 2014
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Aaron K: Likely not reflective enough for the Air Force.. the grey stripes on the arms that the Alpinestars logo is on.. that's all you get. Mar 17, 2014
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herman g: This is not very reflective at all . Only little strip on elbows but not enough to be very visible Mar 18, 2014
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Shawn L: I have the jacket in white. The reflective piping is minimal in my opinion. Mar 18, 2014
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Luis M asked: Hi I drive mu bike in a very hot part of texas, I need a lot of ventilation, which jackets do you recommend me to buy?
Thanls
Luis
Sep 30, 2013
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Richard F: I live up in the DFW area and I'd have to say, this jacket worked very well in the heat these last two summers. It's not going to be as cool as a solid mesh jacket, but I found the ventilation adequate for the summer.

As for other jackets, the only other summer jacket I've owned was a Dainese Air-Frame. It's also a good jacket but also more expensive than this. Either one will serve you well in the heat.
Oct 1, 2013
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David A: this jacket flows a pretty good amount of air as long as your moving. not surprisingly it still gets pretty toasty if your in stop-and-go traffic. I bought the white one since the whole point of a summer jacket is to keep you cool...black is kinda self defeating.

overall i like this jacket pretty well. my biggest complaint is that the air protectors dont stay put. the pocket for them is a little oversized and the protectors slide up past my elbows.

i would rate this jacket about a 7 on a 1-10 scale for summer riding.
Sep 30, 2013
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Luis M: Thanks David which jacket do you recommend for Summer drivig, for example that you said this is a 9 out of 10.
Thanks for you respond
Luis Sep 30, 2013
Austin J: Absolutely awesome jacket. I did start sweating around 85F in dry heat after being on the bike for a while (I also sweat easily), but I could still feel the air through the jacket and definitely kept me cooler than the full textile jacket I own. If you're riding above 85F, you might want to consider a full mesh jacket rather than a textile and mesh. Sep 30, 2013
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Luis M: Thanks Autin which model and brand you recommend me.
Thanks
Luis Sep 30, 2013
Julius D: I've got this jacket along with the T-GP-Plus Air & they both vent pretty well. For some reason I feel that the Plus vents better even though there are no vents on the back of it like on the R Air but I've never worn them back to back to compare. I'm more comfortable in the Plus jacket than I am when I wear the R Air. Oct 2, 2013
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David A: sorry luis this is the only summer jacket ive used. my 7 out of 10 rating was just say that it was ok, but i probably wont buy it again when its time for a new jacket. Sep 30, 2013
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A shopper asked: Does the liner in this jacket go all of the way down the sleeves or is it a vest type of liner? (The wind breaking liner) Jun 19, 2014
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michael p: the liner has full sleeves. this is an excellent choice for summer riding especially in white which is what I bought Jun 19, 2014
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Todd W: The liner, I keep in my bike in case of rain, It is a vest style. Jun 20, 2014
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Chris D: The inner liner does go all the way down to the sleeve. Jun 19, 2014
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Kevin T: It goes all the way down the sleeve Jun 19, 2014
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Gabriel N asked: I am 6ft 190lbs with a 42" chest and i am planning on getting the bionic air back protector as well as chest protectors. Should i get a L or and XL? Also which size back protector should i get with either size? May 28, 2014
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Todd W: I would wear a large, I am a 44-46 chest jacket wearer and this one in Xlarge fits fine, kinda loose in my opinion. I am the in-between size guy. My A-stars GP- Tech Air Leather I wear a 46 and a Back protector. It is the upper have a race suit, 899 retail at the time leather jacket. It fits me perfectly once I got accustomed to wearing the correct fit. Loose is not ready a good thing, better than nothing granted, but the protect designed in the jacket is one that it needs to fit. Not binding tight, but not loose. I hope this helps. Once I started wearing full Race Suits, then I started understanding proper fitment. Jun 20, 2014
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Steven M: I'm 5'11", 43" chest and 33" waist. I went with the XL. I think it fits fine, but I do have some room around the waist. However, I'm happy with the choice as I can layer up under the jacket if need be. Also, there are velcro straps to get nicer fit around the waist. Jul 17, 2014
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Jamahl P: I am 5'11" at 192 lbs with a 44" chest. I purchased a size L and also using the Bionic back and chest protectors. The fit is great, its not tight at all but not too loose. I am using a size L back pad which works with a size large and size XL jacket. May 29, 2014
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John C: I'd say a large but it would depend on the bulk of the back protector. I have a 46" chest and have an xl. The jacket will conform a little to your build if it's on the tighter side. It's a good jacket either way, breathes great May 28, 2014
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Sydney H asked: I got this jacket and the sizing seems to be ok besides the fact that there is a lot of sagging in the arms around my forearms. Meaning, the protection in the elbow and forearm area seem to sag down quite a bit and I can even rotate the armor pieces almost all the way around my arm. I feel as though the entire sleeve compartment should be more narrow, is that the way it is supposed to be? It's not a matter of comfort so much as me being worried the protection would not work correctly should I get in a crash.

I appreciate the help.

thanks
May 14, 2014
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chris s: This is my first non leather motorcycle jacket.. I was pleased with the comfort and lightness of it, but when it comes to protection, I'm not too confident in its abilities.. This type of jacket is very loose and saggy.. In a crash it seems like it would spin on you and the padding will move out of the areas like your arms and shoulders... I guess you have yo get it really snug to stay in place... I like it for hot days just buzzing around locally but for longer rides I will go with leather .. ( I also experience a lot of wind flap in the shoulder area at higher speeds ) would I buy another one?... No.. Nothing better than a high end leather racing jacket May 15, 2014
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Sydney H: I agree, although the problem is it's 95+ right now May 15, 2014
Michael C: I bought mine try to my body size and jacket size. I didn't have the same issues. I would suggest if your having arm sag, to try dropping a jacket size and get the safer snug fit. Hope this is helpful please let me know if I can help in any other way. May 14, 2014
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Sydney H: Do the arm sizes vary considerably with the jacket sizes? I have a large currently and I am apprehensive about going to the medium because I am 6' tall and have a 42" chest. May 14, 2014
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david a: Haven't had crashes or snagging issues. Mine fits and works well except for the would-be waterproof liner. It's so small that it's useless.

David
May 14, 2014
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A shopper asked: How difficult is it to clean this jacket?

I would like to get one with white sections but im worried it gets dirty and is an absolute nightmare to wash.
Aug 29, 2012
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VanBeidaRiffer: Your assumptions are correct. I have the white/black/flouro and it has to be hand washed as soon as you can get to it, which is a pain after riding through swarms of the Minnesota state bird, the mosquito (I recommend starting with a vacuum cleaner in that case). Cleans up decent, but it WILL turn grey/brown eventually if you start to neglect it.

Keep this for your warm, sunny day excursions, and wear a grungy jacket or an over jacket on nasty days if you can. It was worth it to me to get the pretty colors.
Dec 31, 2012
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RevZilla: As long as the protection pads and the liner are removable, we would recommend you using a washing machine with a front loader with a gentle cleaning cycle, and then hang dry the jacket. If you do not have a front loading washing machine, then hand wash would be your best option. Aug 29, 2012
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gasaholic: I have this jacket in white and black. It is not hard to clean; i clean it in a sink with soap and water, then let it air dry. The only thing that has been an issue is that I have a slight discoloration of the white sections from where a BIG nasty bug has splattered. Sep 5, 2012
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A shopper asked: How does this Jacket do in the cold months of Florida? Does it provide good wind resistance? Oct 8, 2014
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Phuong N: Its does pretty good job of stopping wind when u put in the removable liner that comes with the jacket. I would recommend a neck guard or bandana because it lacks neck protection. All in all its pretty good. I live in cleveland ohio and its about 50-60 degrees in the fall. Also buy one size bigger. Oct 8, 2014
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William S: Given that I live in Minnesota I can't answer this exactly. There is a zip out wind resistant liner that does block some wind. I have worn it comfortably on some pretty chilly occasions with a hoody underneath it. 50 degrees Farenheit? Oct 8, 2014
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A shopper asked: I am 6'2 170lbs. The measurements i took with the tailor tape was: Chest-41', Waist-33', Hip-37', Arm-28'. I double checked the measurements to ensure right sizing. I do not seem to fit all into one category and was wondering what i should do? I watched the sizing video and am willing to go with longer sleeves and loose chest fitting rather than short sleeves and tight chest. Please respond when ever Apr 7, 2013
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eddiev: Just bought this jacket....im 6'5 220 pounds with an athletic build. The 2XL fits really good, it actually fits like my scorpion vent tech Large-Tall. Sleeves are perfect length and the overall length of the jacket comes past my belt line with the seat about 5 inches past that.. So far loving it, looks great, and lots of mesh for great air flow. If your a taller guy like me and finding jackets is a problem defiantly get this one...Alpinestars came though with it...

Also rocking this jacket with the Icon Compound mesh pants...great combo check those out as well

E~
Apr 11, 2013
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cbeamer22: I would be more worried the length of the jacket. The first one I recieved was based on measurements from a tailor. The problem is suits dont allow for movement and I got a jacket that fit but I couldnt move well and it was short. Moved up a size and even thought the sleeves are supposed to be longer they fit just fine and it was at the length I needed it to be. Apr 8, 2013
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A shopper asked: It appears the red/white/black option has changed.

Is the current version shown what will ship?
Mar 18, 2012
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Chewza: I was originally bitten by the change. The White/Black with Red lettering is what will ship. There are no red panels on this jacket as there were in previous pictures. Not sure why Alpinestars changed the look as I preferred the old color combo better, but it is what it is. So again, what you see is what will ship. Apr 2, 2012
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Olyrider: I was concerned about the same thing. I wanted the more red 2.0 than the red and black 3.0. The 2.0 I received was as shown, with all red sleeves. Mar 19, 2012
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A shopper asked: Could we get a view of the back for the Black, Black and White colors? Feb 24, 2012
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Stevan P: Unfortunately, since the jacket is new we do not have availability in all the colors to take images of the backs. Hopefully in the next month we will have a solid inventory and will update images as we are capable. Mar 5, 2012
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Mikuni41: I think they have a back view on their site? Jul 16, 2012
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Evan H asked: I need serious help finding the right size!

Chest 122cm 3XL
Waist 107cm 3XL
Hip 101cm MD/LG
Arm 63.5cm XL
Height 180.34cm LG

I have broad shoulders measuring 2ft across thats why i am getting the 3XL measurements. Should I go with the 3XL and deal/adapt the rest?

Looking to buy ASAP
Sep 14, 2013
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Chad B: Go With The 3X Sep 16, 2013
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Steven R asked: Hello All,

I am trying to figure out what size to get... when in a near by store i tried on a 46 leather alpinestar gp plus (fit snug as a glove as expected but not too tight and not too loose to be honest)

these are my measurements
Chest 40
waist 38.25
hip 43.5
arm 23.5

what size do all recommend i get?

thank you in advance!
Sep 7, 2013
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Brayan P: Steve I have owned this jacket since April 2012.
To me honest xl will be just fine but if you are upgrading the back and chest protectors you might want to go with a bigger size.
Sep 16, 2013
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A shopper asked: Wanting to see/know which color is used and where. May 9, 2013
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RevZilla: Here it is, in all of its milkshake glory! May 15, 2013
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A shopper asked: Which textile pants will zip with this jacket? Apr 10, 2013
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RevZilla: Any pair of similarly-sized leather or textile pants from Alpinestars should match as long as they are listed as having a connection zipper in the product description. Apr 17, 2013
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A shopper asked: I have a pair of A* SP2 gloves and was wondering if this jackets, at the wrists, is low enough profile that I can fit the back end of my gloves OVER the jacket? My current jacket doesn't allow for this and it is very cumbersome and, quite frankly, ugly to look at to have the gloves stuffed into my jacket. Feb 15, 2013
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Sceaj: Kind of late now, but I have that exact combo. The SP2 works great with this jacket. The jacket has velcro cuffs so you can snug them up around your wrist. Apr 2, 2013
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Sizing video for alpinestars (198)

Men's Jackets Sizing

Euro USA Alpha Chest (cm) Waist (cm) Hip (cm) Arm (cm) Height (cm)
42 32 2XS 82-86 68-72 83-87 51-52 159-163
44 34 2XS-XS 86-90 72-76 87-91 53-54 164-167
46 36 XS-SM 90-94 76-80 91-95 55-56 168-171
48 38 SM-MD 94-98 80-84 95-99 57-58 172-175
50 40 MD 98-102 84-88 99-103 59-60 176-179
52 42 LG 102-106 88-92 103-107 61-62 180-183
54 44 XL 106-110 92-96 107-111 63-64 184-187
56 46 XL-2XL 110-114 96-100 111-115 65-66 188-191
58 48 2XL 114-118 100-104 115-119 67-68 192-195
60 50 3XL 118-122 104-108 119-123 67-68 192-195
62 52 3XL-4XL 122-126 108-112 123-127 69-70 196-199
64 54 4XL 126-130 112-116 127-131 69-70 196-199

Note: Alpinestars sizes displayed on our website are in Euro sizing, use the chart above to convert your standard US size to Euro. 

Sizing information is provided by the manufacturer and does not guarantee a perfect fit.

Click here to see the full Alpinestars Size Chart
Product Style RevZilla Item # Manufacturer Product # Availability
Black / SM 818764 3305112-10-S/28202305 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black / MD 818765 3305112-10-M/28202306 Out of Stock
Black / LG 818766 28202307/330511210L Out of Stock
Black / XL 818767 28202308/330511210XL Out of Stock
Black / 2XL 818768 3305112-10-2XL/28202309 Out of Stock
Black / 3XL 818769 28202310/3305112103XL In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black / 4XL 818770 28202311/3305112104XL Out of Stock
Black/White / SM 818771 3305112-12-S/28202312 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/White / MD 818772 3305112-12-M/28202313 Out of Stock
Black/White / LG 818773 3305112-12-L/28202314 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/White / XL 818774 3305112-12-XL/28202315 Out of Stock
Black/White / 2XL 818775 3305112-12-2XL/28202316 Out of Stock
Black/White / 3XL 818776 28202317/3305112123XL Out of Stock
Black/White / 4XL 818777 28202318/3305112124XL Out of Stock
White/Black/Red / SM 818785 28202326/3305112213S Out of Stock
White/Black/Red / MD 818786 3305112-213-M/28202327 Out of Stock
White/Black/Red / LG 818787 3305112-213-L/28202328 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
White/Black/Red / XL 818788 28202329/3305112213XL Out of Stock
White/Black/Red / 2XL 818789 28202330/33051122132XL Out of Stock
White/Black/Red / 3XL 818790 28202331/33051122133XL Out of Stock
White/Black/Red / 4XL 818791 3305112-213-4XL/28202332 Out of Stock
Black/Yellow/White / SM 818778 3305112-125-S/28202319 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/Yellow/White / MD 818779 3305112-125-M/28202320 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/Yellow/White / LG 818780 3305112-125-L/28202321 Available: Expect 1-2 business days processing time prior to shipment
Black/Yellow/White / XL 818781 3305112-125-XL/28202322 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/Yellow/White / 2XL 818782 3305112-125-2XL/28202323 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/Yellow/White / 3XL 818783 3305112-125-3XL/28202324 Out of Stock
Black/Yellow/White / 4XL 818784 28202325/33051121254XL Out of Stock