Alpinestars Meta Drystar: Tried a textile-leather motorcycle jacket

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Alpinestars Meta Drystar: Tried a textile-leather motorcycle jacket
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Alpinestars Meta Drystar: Tried a textile-leather motorcycle jacket

Alpinestars Meta Drystar
Tried textile-leather motorcycle jacket

During our test drives in spring-like France, we had the opportunity to try out the Alpinestars Meta Drystar.

How did the Alpinestars jacket fare in the first test??


Tobias Beyl

09/10/2019

Sorry if we throw English words around right from the start. But we cannot do otherwise. Because the casual look of Alpinestars We think the motorcycle jacket described as the hybrid urban sport riding jacket is cool and hot at the same time. True story.

Good impression in the first test

Anyway, even without English phrases, the Alpinestars Meta Drystar made a very good impression during our test drives in spring-like France. It sits comfortably, regardless of whether it is a naked, adventure or sport bike, and its look matches almost every type of motorcycle. For the most part, it consists of comfortable textile fibers, with reinforcements made of abrasion-resistant buffalo leather in areas at risk of falling. Shoulders and elbows are equipped with protectors, a back protector can be retrofitted on the back.

Thanks to the Drystar membrane, the jacket is breathable and waterproof, Alpinestars even provides specific information: air permeability is 6,000 grams per square meter and 24 hours, and water resistance is specified as 4,000 millimeters of water column. Due to the high-quality leather inserts, however, the jacket should primarily be worn in the dry. Here it makes a very good impression thanks to the width adjusters, the far-reaching back and the harmoniously integrated reflectors.

Noticed positively: Waterproof, hood detachable, very comfortable thermal lining, many pockets

Noticed negatively: nothing

Sizes: S to 4XL

Price: 399.99 euros

MOTORRAD verdict: 5 stars out of a possible 5

Conclusion

Convincing idea! The Alpinestars Meta Drystar made a very good impression in the first test. The waterproof motorcycle jacket is available from 399.99 euros.

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