Alpinestars releases new MM93 Maze graphic on Supertech R boots and Supertech gloves ahead of the British MotoGP round at Silverstone.

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ALPINESTARS PRESENTS: LIMITED EDITION ‘MM93 MAZE’ SUPERTECH R BOOT AND SUPERTECH GLOVE MARC MARQUEZ RACE REPLICA

SILVERSTONE, ENGLAND – Throughout his impressive rise to MotoGP immortality, Marc Marquez has continually displayed the perfect fusion of power, pulsating race pace and bike control that has propelled him not only to the lead in this year’s title race, but an enduring legacy as the youngest rider to win three premier class world championships. To celebrate the iconic Spaniard’s appearance in the British MotoGP at the Silverstone circuit, Alpinestars is launching its new Limited Edition ‘MM93 Maze’ Supertech R Boot and Supertech Glove collection.

Designed and developed to the highest technical standards and innovation, the Supertech R Boots and Gloves are the most advanced racing products on track today, every component is meticulously engineered for high performance protection, precision and flexibility. Available in unique and vibrant limited edition color schemes the MM93 Maze Supertech R Boot and Gloves are truly dialed for speed and style, giving fans the rare opportunity to share in Marc’s historic success story so far …

Alpinestars’ most iconic road riding boot worn by a roster of the fastest world champions past and present, the Supertech R features performance innovations, including a redesigned compound rubber sole, an ergonomically profiled shin plate and a redesigned front flex area – all of which enhance the podium winning performance of this CE certified boot.

MM93 Maze

SUPERTECH R CONSTRUCTION

•  Technical  microfiber  upper  construction  offering  superb  levels  of  flexibility.
•  Microfiber  main  shell  offers  high  levels  of  water-­‐resistance,  durability,  and  improved  weight-­‐savings.
•  Material  ensures  consistent  fit  for  long  term  usage  and  is  easy  to  maintain  and  clean.
•  Redesigned  front  flex  area  is  constructed  from  over-­‐injected  TPU  over  inject  on  breathable  mesh  with  shaped  reliefs   for  improve  abrasion  resistance  and  natural  forward  and  back  movements.
•  Top  gaiter  follows  leg  contour  and  is  made  of  flexible  high-­‐grade  synthetic  leather  reinforced  with  PU.
•  Lightweight  rubber  compound  sole  offers  excellent  grip  and  feel  and  allows  for  natural  flex  as  the  rider  changes   position  and  pressure  on  the  foot-­‐peg.

PROTECTION    
•  Newly  designed  external  TPU  shin  protection  is  ergonomically  shaped  and  wraps  around  to  outer  calf  and  is   engineered  to  spread  and  dissipate  impact  energy  across  the  entire  surface  while  remaining  compact.
•  Integrated  replaceable  co-­‐injected  TPU/Aluminum  toe  slider  features  new  easy  screw  fixing  concept  provides  feel   and  protects  the  outer  toe  box  structure  from  abrasion.
•  Replaceable  polymer  heel  plate  slider  protects  from  impact  and  reduces  friction  in  the  event  of  a  crash.
•  Supertech  R  boot  is  CE  certified  to  EN  13634:2010.

KEY  FEATURES
•  Flexible  accordion  microfiber  stretch  at  Achilles  allows  natural  movement.
•  Innovative,  full  length  medial-­‐facing  microfiber  panel  features  new  texture  pattern  offering  excellent  grip  and  feel   against  the  bike  and  protects  from  abrasion  and  heat.
•  Flexible,  lightweight  toe  shifter  allows  feel  for  changing  gears.
•  Separate  internal  bio-­‐mechanical  ankle  brace  works  with  the  outer  structure  of  the  boot  to  form  a  protective  system   allowing  full  and  free  movement  of  the  foot,  ankle,  and  leg.
•  External  entry  has  stretch  accordion  panel  for  a  close  fit  and  ease  of  entrance  and  removal.
•  New,  soft  TPU  stretch  panel  on  the  lateral  side  gives  easy  closure  with  an  excellent  fit.
•  Zip  is  made  from  TPU  to  reduce  friction  in  the  event  of  a  crash.
•  Velcro  tab  locks  the  zip  pull  closed,  keeping  it  flat  and  secure.
•  Shin  plate  features  new  micro-­‐adjustable  ratchet  top  closure  for  safe  and  precise  fit.
•  On  vented  version:  strategically  positioned  ventilation  in  heel  and  shin  TPU  guides  air  through  the  boot.
•  These  boots  are  available  in  men’s  EURO  sizes  39  -­‐  48.

SUPERTECH R INNER ANKLE BRACE SYSTEM
•  Separate  internal  bio-­‐mechanical  ankle  brace  works  with  the  outer  structure  of  the  boot  to  form  a  protective  system   allowing  full  and  free  movement  of  the  foot,  ankle  and  leg.  New  research  has  produced  re-­‐profiled  double  hinged  inner   and  outer  torsion  bars  to  give  greater  impact  protection  to  the  ankle  by  progressively  absorbing  flex  and  rotation   stress,  reducing  pressure  and  hyper-­‐extension  injury  to  the  lower  leg  joints.
•  The  inner  ankle  brace  is  constructed  with  a  fiberglass  re-­‐enforced  polyamide  compound  and  ergonomically  designed   closed  cell  padding  to  give  protection  and  comfort.
•  Alpinestars  exclusive  lasting  process  has  developed  the  Supertech  R’s  fit  and  feel  characteristics  to  an  even  greater   level,  ensuring  the  inner  structure  allows  the  rider  maximum  feedback  from  the  bike.
•  Specially  developed  polyamide  compound  moldings  give  impact  protection  while  retaining  the  ease  of  natural   skeletal  movement.
•  Main  upper  material  constructed  from  breathable  mesh  and  microfiber  chassis  supported  by  an  inner  ankle  soft   padding  for  maximum  comfort.
•  Metal  eyelet  closure  ensures  rapid  and  accurate  entry  and  exit  and  with  micro-­‐adjustability,  ensures  perfect  fitting   and  security.
•  Removable  anatomic  foot  bed  is  sculpted  for  precision  fit.

Alpinestars MM93 Maze Supertech R retails for $499.95. More info can be found here.


LIMITED EDITION MM93 MAZE SUPERTECH GLOVE

MM93 Maze

Designed and developed to the highest technical standards and innovation, the Supertech Gloves is one of the most advanced racing products on track today, every component is meticulously engineered for high performance protection, precision and flexibility. Available in unique and vibrant limited edition color schemes the MM93 Supertech Gloves are truly dialed for speed and style, giving fans the rare opportunity to share in Marc’s historic success story so far.

CONSTRUCTION
• Revolutionary development step for Moto GP proven glove
• Constructed from supple and strong full-grain kangaroo and cow leather for superior performance
• Pre-shaped leather on finger and thumb for superior feel
• Localized perforations on backhand and fourchettes keep the hands cool
• Ergonomic engineered Keprotech reinforcements on the palm and outer hand landing zones provide maximum abrasion resistance in key impact zones
• Ergonomic stretch insert on palm
• Pre-curved finger construction reduces rider fatigue
• Alpinestars Dynamic Friction Shield (DFS) knuckle protection system features dual density mold construction for superior resistance to repeated impacts
• Molded knuckle protection air intakes and exhaust ports for improved hand ventilation
• Injected TPU finger slider for superior impact and abrasion resistance
• Ergonomically shaped TPU injected adjustable cuff panel for superior impact and abrasion resistance with high grip Velcro closure for security.
• Stretch leather accordion insert on extended thumb zone and fingers for superior fit and flexibility
• Lateral leather accordion insert gives greater range of movement to backhand area
• Internal top surface hand and thumb lining made with Dupont Kevlar fiber
• Internal little finger lining made with Dupont Kevlar fiber
• Alpinestars patented third and fourth finger bridge prevents finger roll separation in the event of a slide
• Printed logos

Alpinestars MM93 Maze Supertech Glove retails for $399.95. More info can be found here.