NEW GEAR - ALPINESTARS SX-1 KNEE GUARD

A lightweight CE certified knee protector constructed from a performance polymer blend, the SX1 features an asymmetrical and slim-profile design for a safe, personalized and tight fit while at the same time promoting excellent levels of movement. MSRP: $119.95 SIZES: S/M-L/XL-2XL www.alpinestars.com

  • CE certified knee brace to the latest EN 1621_1: 2012 K type A ( level1) 
  • Upper and lower frames are constructed from a high performance polymeric material blend for optimized levels of flexibility and strength as well as excellent weight saving properties. 
  • Polymer protector plates are strategically perforated for maximum breathability and air ventilation. 
  • Featuring Alpinestars Dual Gear System (DGS) a dual pivot with integrated hinge gear system for dynamic fit for mobility. 
  • Upper frame features extended frame for increased thigh protection without compromising mobility. 
  • Innovative patella construction features ‘floating’ protection cup for continuous coverage and mobility regardless of leg position. 
  • Patella cup constructed from impact resistant PU foam knee cup that is CE certified to Type A. 
  • Patella cup is backed by soft, viscoelastic padding for adaptive fit and breathable air mesh for ventilation and comfort. 
  • High Abrasion resistant fabric with an over injected TPU frame structure on outer central knee-cup area to improve the impact performances. 
  • Thermoformed foam backing for excellent comfort against the skin. 
  • Frames are asymmetrical and feature a slim, ergonomic design for comfort and performance fit. 
  • Velcro and TPR dual strap closure systems for easy in and out and a personalized, safe fit. 
  • Straps feature airprene for optimized comfort and airflow.  

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