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Las Vegas, Nevada USA – The Monster Energy Cup goes down this weekend in Sin City where an elite group of riders from around the world will go all in for their chance at the Million Dollar prize. It will take more than luck to end up with the best hand at the end of the night. Alpinestars has introduced a special collection of gear for the riders which will set them apart.

The Limited Edition 'Blackjack' collection includes the Tech 7 Motocross Boot, as well as the A-1 Roost Guard and a A-4 Chest protector. The grey, off-white and flo-red stealth gear gives an edge of confidence while protection layers blast a flo-yellow underlying message to the competition that this rider has an Ace up their sleeve.

Tech 7
Construction – Boot chassis designed with an ergonomically profiled forefoot and lower toe-­‐box to provide easier shifting and improved rear brake feel and control. – Incorporating an innovative one­‐piece injected dual compound foot shell with co­‐injected hard toe protector and integrated steel shank. The shell is highly resistant to abrasion and impact, adds to the boot's overall durability and improves boot's streamlining. – New dual compound sole is seamlessly integrated into the base structure for superior durability, high performing rubber grip patterning, and feel. The sole and footpeg insert are replaceable. – Upper constructed from innovative microfiber material that is flexible and abrasion resistant. Upper material is reinforced with PU for high levels of water-­‐resistance and durability and improved weight­‐saving performance. Material ensures consistent fit even for long-term usage and is easy to maintain and clean

Protection

– Contoured calf protector plate is injected with high modulus polymer for impact resistance and incorporates Alpinestars' developed blade flex system for greater precision control and movement, added protection for heel and Achilles tendon and helps prevent hyperflexion. – New TPU ankle protection system incorporating a biomechanical link between the middle and bottom sections of the boot helping prevent damage to the leg by providing progressive force relief for torsional forces. – Alpinestars developed TPU shin plate and medial protection are constructed from one single part for greater structural integrity and stability. The anatomically profiled shin plate features a dual closure system with an internal microfiber flap attached with Velcro® for a precise fit closure while the rugged and durable shin plate attached securely with a precision adjustable buckle. – The Tech 7 boot is CE certified and features a unique, high strength sole construction offering durability and protective performance.

Key Features

– The TPU medial side panel incorporates an advanced honeycomb rubber insert and is designed for excellent grip against the bike while guarding against impact. – Wide entry aperture for convenience and allows broad ranging calf fit adjustment and support. – Innovative buckle closure system includes high­‐impact aluminum bridge closures, with memory settings and a quick release/locking system with self‐aligning design for easy, precise closure and improved riding performance. All buckles are replaceable. – Redesigned instep and Achilles accordion flex zones construction for superior comfort, control and support. – Extended microfiber gaiter helps prevent excessive water and dirt entry. – Internal lining includes anti­‐slide microfiber suede on the heel to help keep foot in position. – Soft foam reinforcement on ankles and collar for long-lasting comfort and shock absorption.

– New, dual compound, removable anatomic footbed includes EVA and Lycra top for comfort and support ensures even weight distribution and reinforced heel.

A‐1 Roost Guard Construction – Front and back hard shell guards constructed from a performance poly­‐material blend for optimized flexibility and excellent weight saving. Front shell guard is CE certified to EN 14021. Shells are perforated for maximum breathability and cooling ventilation, perfect for those hot dusty track rides. Soft and lightweight bio‐foam padded throughout chassis for maximum comfort and fit.

Customization

– Removable upper back padded panel enables perfect fitting of BNS neck support. – Soft touch BNS puller for easy and safe engagement of the BNS. – Removable and adjustable shoulder pads for size regulation with integrated BNS puller. – Adjustable kidney elastic strap closure system with newly designed, quick and easy­‐to‐use buckle. – New guard closure means one size fits a broad range of rider body types. – Innovative integrated Y-­strap system for modular use of back protector with fast and convenient mounting.

A­‐4 Chest Protector

The lightweight A­‐4 Chest Protector offers high levels of upper body protection that is CE certified (front and back) against impacts, and incorporates thermoformed kidney protectors. The A‐4 has an innovative strap closure system for quick, easy and tight securing fit and is modular to allow for the fitting of Alpinestars BNS neck supports for the ultimate in off-­road protection. – Front and back hard shell guards constructed from a performance poly‐material blend for optimized flexibility and excellent weight saving. Shells are CE certified: – Front shell CE certified against EN 14021 (stone shield) – Back protector CE certified according with the EN 1621_2: 2014 level 1. – Shells are perforated for maximum breathability and cooling ventilation, perfect for those hot dusty track rides. – Adjustable kidney elastic strap incorporates thermoformed perforated rib protection panels for high levels of protection without compromising movement. – Kidney closure system has newly designed, quick and easy-to-use buckles. New guard closure means one size fits a broad range of rider body types. – Soft bio-foam padded chassis for optimized levels of comfort and close-to-the-body fit. – Modular designs means A-4 is optimized for use with BNS neck braces. – Removable upper back padded panel for BNS neck support compatibility. – Soft touch BNS puller for easy and safe engagement of the BNS. – Removable and adjustable shoulder pads for size regulation with integrated BNS puller.

– Additional thermoformed EVA tale extension for extended coverage of the coccyx area.