It’s riding season, again, and that means that Dainese is ready to show off its 2018 motorcycle gear.

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Dainese Showcases 2018 North American Spring/Summer Motorcycle Gear

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 — Dainese – www.dainese.com – the world leader in the motorcycle protective gear category — incorporating style and design with premium safety — introduces innovative products to their line of Spring & Summer motorcycle wear.

From the track to sport touring, from adventure to urban riding – Dainese Spring / Summer Motorcycle Collection features top of the line protective gear. The products are a result of detailed product engineering as well as limitless hours of R&D and testing. From their athletes at the highest level of the sport to the everyday rider, Dainese brings to the North American market some of their best products yet.

Mugello R – D-Air®The Mugello R builds upon the success of the D-Air platform and includes airbags that cover the neck, shoulder, collarbone, and lower rib cage. It also features a seamless LED interface that is triggered by an on-board computer algorithm.  The Mugeller includes top of the line safety and comfort, as well as re-engineered sliders and textiles. D-Air has been shown to reduce the forces of impact by 90% compared to composite protection.Specs:

  • Quick release replaceable elbow and knee Slider System 2.0
  • Hydration system
  • Aerodynamic spoiler 2.0
  • Oversuit included
  • Leather cleaning kit included
  • Titanium cleaning kit included

Laguna Seca 4 –

The 4th generation of the Laguna family race suits. This is the suit for Motorcycle Riding track day racing enthusiasts. The Laguna Seca 4 is made from tough cowhide that includes perforated cooling zones and an integrated aerodynamic hydration bladder, and CE level 2 armor. It features the latest safety technology that Dainese offers, aluminum seamless shoulders, and RSS 2.0 sliders.

Specs:

  • Composite protectors certified to EN 1621.1 Level 2 standard on elbows, knees, hips and shoulders
  • Seamless aluminum plates on shoulders & elbows
  • Suit certified to CE – Cat. II – 89/686/EEC Directive
  • S1 bi-elastic fabric
  • Tutu cowhide leather
  • Integrated suit-to-boots fastening system
  • Lycra inserts on inner lining enhance movements
  • Tri-axial elasticated insert on the back
  • 3D-Bubble fabric inserts
  • NanoFeel removable liner

Misano Jacket – D-Air

This is Dainese’s first product offering wearable airbag protection for the street category. The Misano provides the ultimate in protection by including aluminum inserts on the shoulders, full-grain leather and the D-Air system covering the upper body. Micro-inserts provide optimal comfort to supplement the safety provided by D-Air technology.

Specs:

  • Triggering algorithm and diagnostics managed by dedicated firmware, GPS, 4 Gigabyte internal memory
  • LED user interface on right forearm
  • Integrated D-Air System and protectors is CE Category II certified according to Directive 89/686/EEC
  • Aluminum inserts on shoulders
  • Pro-Armor: Soft protectors certified to Standard EN 1621.1 on shoulders & elbows
  • D-skin 2.0 full grain perforated cowhide leather
  • NanoFeel liner with silver Ion treatment
  • 3D-Bubble liner air spaces
  • Jacket-trousers fastening system
  • Price: $1,700

Cyclone – D-Air

The new standard for protection in the sport-touring world. This jacket combines the ultimate standalone airbag system with the key features of Dainese’s standard D-Cyclone – including a breathable waterproof GORE-TEX® 2L membrane, protective cowhide leather inserts, removable inner collar and thermal liner. The D-Air system includes Pro-Armor technology and now combined, they deliver a superior level of protection.

Features:

  • Waterproof and breathable laminated GORE-TEX 2L fabric
  • Removable inner collar and thermal lining
  • Air vents on the thorax and back
  • Inserts in cowhide
  • Led Interface on forearm
  • Price $2,000

Racing 3 Jacket –

Tough Tutu leather with air intakes and perforated cooling zones (perforated versions only) keeps body climate at best. The Racing 3 offers S1 fabric and Micro-elastic 2.0 stretch zones, and in dedicated versions for men and women ensure a perfect fit.

Specs:

  • Composite protectors certified to EN 1621.1 Standard
  • Co-injected shoulder with replaceable aluminum insert
  • Jacket certified to CE Category II – 89/686/EEC Directive
  • Thermoformed shoulder covered with Tutu leather
  • Jacket-trousers fastening system
  • Air vents on chest and sides
  • NanoFeel liner with silver ion treatment
  • Pocket for double chest protector (sold separately)
  • Pocket for G1 or G2 back protector (sold separately)
  • Soft inserts

Full Metal 6 –

Lightweight & top of the line protection. These gloves feature quad elastication for increased mobility between the knuckles and the back of the hand, as well as preformed and precurved cuffs with a new inner closure for outstanding fit, wrist mobility, and comfort. Carbon fiber and titanium inserts with Kevlar panels ensure superlight strength and protection.

Specs:

  • Carbon fiber inserts at the joints of the fingers and the head of the ulna bone
  • Composite inserts in carbon fiber and titanium on the knuckles and back
  • Gloves certified to CE – Cat. II – PrEN 13594 Standard lev. 1
  • Drum-dyed goatskin leather super soft palm
  • Internal reinforcements with aramid fiber jersey
  • Palm Super Touch in goatskin
  • Pre-curved fingers

Raptor Shoes

New lightweight ankle-hugging shoes with ventilation and a multi grip sole for summer comfort and total control. For finesse on the foot controls, dexterity is key. The Dainese Raptors tout a multi grip sole and slender toebox that make shifting and braking a breeze. The Raptors feature generous ventilated panels, ankle protection, asymmetrical lacing and a lace bag for clean lines and safety. Complementing this, the stand-out colorways are enhanced by reflective inserts. The innovative new sole design features multiple differential grip zones for superior grip. Perfect around town and on the open road.

Protection:

  • Perforated (AIR) and Non-Perforated versions
  • Rigid inserts on ankles
  • Shoes certified to CE – Cat. II – EN 13634 Standard
  • Mesh liner
  • Perforated upper
  • Gear shifter guard in TPU
  • Reflective inserts

Pro-Armor Back Protector –

The incredibly comfortable, CE -certified Pro Armor, constructed of expanded nitrile rubber with a perforated structure and a functional, anatomical shape is the ultimate in back protection.The protector bends and stretches longitudinally and laterally, and it’s held in place by removable shoulder straps and a removable, adjustable lumbar band.

Specs:

  • Back protector certified to CE Cat. II EN 1621.2/2014 Level 2
  • Removable and adjustable lumbar band & straps
  • Rotational stretch, lateral bending, and dynamic thickness
  • Anatomical shape on both directions
  • Perforated structure