Alpinestars Bio Armor Back Protector Insert
- Designed for insertion into the latest Alpinestars technical jackets
- Slimline profile
- Conformable, impact-absorbing compound molds easily to the body
- Perforated to improve breathability
- CE-certified Level 1 impact protection to EN1621-2:2010.M
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Choose the back protector size based upon the size of your jacket as follows:
For Men’s Alpha Sized Jackets: Choose size Medium to fit jacket sizes Medium and below. Choose size Large to fit jacket sizes Large or above.
For Men’s Euro Sized Jackets: Choose size Medium to fit jacket sizes 50 and below. Choose size Large to fit jacket sizes 52 or above.
Our Two Cents
The Alpinestars Bioarmor Back Protector Insert can be added to Alpinestars jackets or suit (that indicate they accept the back protector) for a substantial increase in protection. The Bioarmor Back Protector feels like it should do a great job absorbing and dispersing impacts, without adding too much bulk or stiffness to the jacket. The back of the protector is grooved for flexibility and perforated to promote air flow. At its thickest point (towards the top) we measured the bioarmor to be about 3/4 of an inch thick, while the majority of it is 1/2” thick or less. We took a few photos of the Bioarmor Back Protector in our studio (including a side shot), so click the “View Larger Images” link above for a closer look.
Happy Customers Who Bought This Product
I ordered the Bioarmor Back Protector Insert to replace the foam back pad that came with my Alpinestars Viper Air Textile jacket. Wow! Big difference as you can see. (Read more...)
Armor fit right into the sleeve and once I put it on, I felt comfortable and immediately safer than the foam back (of course). I also flexed the insert and punched it a few times just to get a sense of its flexibility which is great but not flimsy... (Read more...)