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A special core in Crash Absorb® shock absorbing material works in synergy with the integrated honeycomb structure of the plates, providing this touring protector with excellent shock absorbing properties. Through this innovative structure, the Back shield air Level 2 meets the stringent requirements of the standard EN 1621.2 lev.2. Extreme thermal comfort is guaranteed by the micro perforations of the plates and perforated Crash absorb® material which, combined with double jersey mesh liner, maximizes breathability of the protector.
Back protector certified according to the standard EN 1621.2/2003 (Lev. 2)
Polypropylene articulated plates with integrated honeycomb structure
Inner Core in Crash absorb® shock absorbing material
Waist band with adjustment system
Liner in double jersey
Note: The number in the Type choice refers to the number of segments that make up the back protector, ie. 7 segments or 8 segments.
This is my first back protector. I was a little worried since I mainly commute with a backpack on. I was in the store in Philly and the lady that had helped me was also riding with a full leather jacket and a backpack every day for a few years. That has convinced me to buy it and she was totally right. You won't fell it all. Airflow is good and the quality of the protector fells good as well.
August 29, 2013
Amazing product, can say enough good things.
Great fit, great airflow, non-intrusive. Feels like your not even wearing it. Lots of adjustability. Makes you feel more safe from the second you put it on, great product!
November 19, 2012
Very comfortable great protection.
After trying the size 8, i found it to be too long and it would push the back of my helmet foward if I tilted my head back slightly, so i exchanged it for a size 7 which is now very comfortable, it fits under my dainese textile air jacket and I wear a size 50. I never leave home without this back protector, i feel naked riding without it. This new back protector looks a lot better than the older versions in my opinion and offers the same if not better protection.
November 12, 2012
its super light, well constructed, very comfortable, takes the shape of the back arch, covers most of the back, very stylish, you can wear this outside of the jacket and it wont look like an ugly turtle shell. very happy with the purchase. excellent air flow!
June 8, 2012
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Paul M:It's a waist size .....Because of velcro system its adjustable size and it will work for you ( I'm 34" waist and 6ft tall and it's perfect for me ). You can also go to large for more adjustment range. It's important to get 8 plates because of your hight.Aug 14, 2013
Chris KStaff:The "Type" (7 or 8) is the height of the back protector. Generally speaking, choose 8 for six feet and over, 7 for six feet and under. The "Size" is the girth around your waist and chest and can be ordered like a jacket size.Aug 7, 2013