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Alpinestars Valparaiso Drystar Jacket

The Alpinestars Valparaiso is robust and durable and makes an ideal all-weather touring ensemble when matched with the Valparaiso Pants. Benefits include a waterproof and breathable DRYSTAR membrane, superb comfort levels afforded by the Jet Ventilation System (JVS) air intakes and its ergonomic, class-leading CE certified shoulder and elbow protection.

Features:

  • Superior, multi-material main shell construction for durability, with abrasion and tear-resistant panels in critical impact areas
  • Removable and interchangeable waterproof and breathable DRYSTAR® full liner with taped seams to ensure long term water-repelling 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 performance and reduced material volume
  • Sleeves cuffs include Velcro closure tab as well as open mesh gusset with innovative two-way zip structure for improved airflow and volume adjustment. Sleeves are removable for hot climate riding
  • 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 Bio-Armor shoulder and elbow protection for superb impact protection
  • Chest and back pad compartments with PE padding (Alpinestars Bionic chest pads and Back Armor available as accessory upgrade)
  • Anatomical, pre-curved sleeve design incorporate Velcro volume control adjustment straps for improved comfort, fine-tune adjustment of garment and to help keep elbow protections in place
  • Increased reflective detailing and logos for increased rider visibility
  • Accordion stretch inserts on shoulders and elbows for improved fit while riding
  • Waist adjustment belt for customized fit and secure closure
  • Elongated rear profiling for comfort and protection in the riding position
  • Pre-curved, articulated sleeves with gusseted Velcro cuffs enhance fit and comfort in the riding position
  • Highly water resistant external storage provided by two chest font water resistant zips and one internal waterproof wallet pocket
  • Convenient storage options with two front cargo style pockets and large rear utility pocket
  • Premium YKK zippers with twin sliders on front zipper
  • Two internal waist connection zippers (on main shell and on DRYSTAR membrane) for attachment to Alpinestars riding pants
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Great jacket I'm 6'3" 260 and the xl fits very nicely. Snug with all the thermal inserts, but sleeve length is good and torso length is perfect. Tons of pockets. Arms tighten up nicely and stay in position. The ventilation is excellent. I live in the LA area and a jacket that's able to stay cool is a must. Have yet to test the other liners as the weather hasn't permitted so far. Great value. Highly recommend this jacket for anyone looking for a highly versatile jacket and don't want to spend a fortune. July 20, 2014
Called DryStar for good reason! I purchased both the Valpo DryStar jacket, pants and also the gloves for a 4 day ride in NC / TN around the Smokeys. We did both on and off road in all conditions. It was sunny and high 70's to rain and 40's. One day got caught in mountains during massive downpour in 46 degree Temps. Not one time did I get cold or wet. This suit handles anything you can throw at it! I will say the neck closure, while easy to work, was a bit uncomfortable for me because it rubbed where my helmet strap sits. Eventually I got it sorted out. Also not enough pockets. Could use some pockets on the arms. I also warn people that these suits run REALLY small. I'm 6-4 and 220 and had to go to 1XL jacket and 2XL pants. The 2 inner liners take up lots of waist room. All in all, I love this suit. May 24, 2014
Great jacket with lots of versitility After a couple of false starts with jackets that were either too big, too small, or lacking in the features that I was after, I finally found happiness with the Valparaiso. The look of the jacket was exactly what I was after and the fit is spot-on for my build (average to skinny). I'm 5'8" and the medium fit perfectly. The armor seems very good in the shoulders and elbows and it fits in such a way that I think it will be where it needs to be in the case of a crash... this was something that I couldn't say for some of the more bulky jackets. One negative is that the back pad is a joke, especially at this price point. I upgraded using the ForceField for Alpinestars as I'm too cheep to spring for the 80 dollars air A-stars pad. The construction of the jacket is very nice, with great attention to detail. As I said before, the look is just plain awesome, especially in the red, grey, and blue. The materials seems beefy enough without being too much. I agree with Anthony that it would have been nice if they had a forearm strap to ensure that it would not split in the event of a fall with the arm vent fully zippered. I think you can mitigate this by not zippering it to the extreme. The venting appears (just got it and haven't tested it in the hot weather) to be very good and something that can be used in the summer, which was a critical selling point for me. With the two liners in, I also have no doubt that this will be good in all but the very coldest winter riding. It has ample pockets/storage, again without too much bulk. All in all, I am very happy with this jacket and am thinking that it will last many riding seasons. FWIW, I wound up getting the A-star Oxygen Air Pants to go with it and the connection zippers work perfectly. May 12, 2014
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Jeremy W: After doing extensive research and trying on a bunch of different jackets, I found that this jacket offered the best flexibility/protection/looks for around my low four hundred budget. I will likely upgrade the back protector, which is a bit of a drag when spending this much, but all in all, I really like everything that this jacket has to offer. Apr 29, 2014
Derek P: First off, Excellent video break down! Needed a 4 season jacket that excelled at summer riding (I live in Texas). This jacket seemed to fit balance I was looking for. Plus I like that Alpinestars offers optional chest and back protectors (I ordered both with the jacket). Nice job Revzilla! Sep 19, 2013
Scott J asked: Hey, quick question...what, to you, does 4 season mean? I live in Chicago where I need something for the extremely hot (100+) and extremely cold. This looks like it can do it but 4 season riding may mean something different to riders in, say, northern California than they do here. Oct 3, 2013
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chris p: The hottest day so far was 90 degrees and when i was moving, it was great. Even at a stop light it wasn't too bad and i got the black one. I haven't used in cold weather yet but there are two liners, i doubt i will use the second liner here, ever. Oct 3, 2013
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Benjamin R: I'd like to know the answer to this as well. It's been in the 30s on my way to work lately. Oct 24, 2013
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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.

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Product Style RevZilla SKU ID Manufacturer Product # Availability
Black / SM 914513 3204014-10-S Available: Expect 3-4 business days processing time prior to shipment
Black / MD 914514 3204014-10-M Available: Expect 1-2 business days processing time prior to shipment
Black / LG 914515 3204014-10-L Available: Expect 1-2 business days processing time prior to shipment
Black / XL 914516 3204014-10-XL In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black / 2XL 914517 3204014-10-2X In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black / 3XL 914518 3204014-10-3X In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black / 4XL 914519 3204014-10-4X Available: Expect 3-4 business days processing time prior to shipment
Light Grey/Dark Grey/Black / SM 914520 3204014-9211-S Available: Expect 3-4 business days processing time prior to shipment
Light Grey/Dark Grey/Black / MD 914521 3204014-9211-M Available: Expect 1-2 business days processing time prior to shipment
Light Grey/Dark Grey/Black / LG 914522 3204014-9211-L In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Light Grey/Dark Grey/Black / XL 914523 3204014-9211-XL In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Light Grey/Dark Grey/Black / 2XL 915327 3204014-9211-2X Available: Expect 1-2 business days processing time prior to shipment
Light Grey/Dark Grey/Black / 3XL 914524 3204014-9211-3X Available: Expect 1-2 business days processing time prior to shipment
Light Grey/Dark Grey/Black / 4XL 914525 3204014-9211-4X Available: Expect 3-4 business days processing time prior to shipment
Grey/Blue/Red/Sand / SM 914526 3204014-1738-S Available: Expect 3-4 business days processing time prior to shipment
Grey/Blue/Red/Sand / MD 915328 3204014-1738-M In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Grey/Blue/Red/Sand / LG 915329 3204014-1738-L In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Grey/Blue/Red/Sand / XL 914527 3204014-1738-XL In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Grey/Blue/Red/Sand / 2XL 914528 3204014-1738-2X In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Grey/Blue/Red/Sand / 3XL 914529 3204014-1738-3X Available: Expect 3-4 business days processing time prior to shipment
Grey/Blue/Red/Sand / 4XL 914530 3204014-1738-4X Available: Expect 3-4 business days processing time prior to shipment