Alpinestars Rhod Windstopper Hoodie
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Alpinestars Rhod Windstopper Hoodie
The Alpinestars Rhod Windstopper Hoodie is an urban-riding hooded jacket made from technical 3L softshell fabric. The body of the jacket is abrasion-resistant and comfortable, with aramid fibre reinforcements at the shoulders and elbows for additional protection, and a windproof membrane to prevent cold winds from entering the garment.
This hoodie is equipped with Alpinestars Level 1 Nucleon Flex Plus armour at the shoulder and elbow, with a pocket for an additional back protector (not included). Stretch rib fabric located at the cuffs and bottom allows for an optimised fit of the jacket, and the hood can be adjusted with the coulisse system or detached completely.
The Rhod jacket also have thumb loops at the cuffs to ensure the sleeves remain at the correct position throughout your ride, a YKK zippered front, and two zippered hand pockets, with an additional waterproof pocket inside.
- Abrasion-resistant, 3L softshell chassis
- Windproof membrane
- Stretch rib fabric on cuff and bottom
- Aramid-fibre reinforcements on shoulder and elbow
- Detachable hood with coulisse system to adjust the volume
- YKK zip on the front
- Elasticated thumb-loop prevents sleeve from travelling up arm
- Comfort lining on collar
- Two zippered hand pockets, inner waterproof document pocket and one pocket on the back for safe and secure storage
- CE Level 1 Alpinestars Nucleon Flex Plus shoulder and elbow protectors
- Pocket for additional Alpinestars Nucleon back protector (sold separately)
- Clothing Features
- CE Approved
Alpinestars Men's Jacket Size Guide
Chest Measurement: Measure around the fullest part of your chest, under the armpits, keeping the measuring tape parallel to the floor.
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Free delivery over £25. Next day delivery if ordered before 3pm.
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Free Shippping to other destinations
- Orders will be shipped free of charge to areas other than the UK when the order total is over:
- UK Highlands and Islands: £100
- Europe Zone 1 - e.g. Eire, France, Germany £250
- Europe Zone 2 - e.g. Greece, Poland £400
- USA, Canada, Australia - £800
- Items Shipped outwith the EU will include a form which can be used to claim back approx 10% V.A.T. Unfortunately this excludes BFPO addresses. Please note, V.A.T. is not applied to crash helmets.
Founded in Italy in 1963 by Sante Mazzarolo, Alpinestars is now a manufacturer of technical, high performance protective gear for motorcycle and auto racing, as well as action sports such as mountain biking and surfing. Their products cover such a wide range, catering for men, women and children on road or off-road. As well as riders and racers, Alpinestars have committed themselves to keeping the fans happy with a full line of casual clothing.
Alpinestars’ devotion to racing has allowed them to enjoy success with world champions such as Roger De Coster, Kenny Roberts and Mick Doohan. Alpinestars us worn by ‘The Stig’ on ‘Top Gear’ and clothing has also been developed for formula 1 drivers.
Most recently Alpinestars have designed and developed the Tech Air race System, a highly advanced, electronic airbag safety system that utilizes and advanced data logging unit and dual charge inflation module. This system is currently being used in MotoGP and World Superbikes and has now been released for everyday riders for their safety on the roads.
Their constant research and development in new technologies has gained them recognition from a worldwide audience and promoted them to the highly respected brand they are today.
The Heritage of Alpinestars
Alpinestars take their name from the Italian mountain flower Stella Alpina, known to grow in the mountains around Sante Mazzarolo’s home town of Asolo, in northern Italy. Stella Alpina, means, well, “Alpine Star” in English. They have carried their origins with them proudly as they have grown and developed into a unique company dedicated to really high quality motorcycle clothing.
They began by making hiking boots and ski boots, branched out into making motocross boots and road racing boots, and from there became one of the most well-regarded manufacturers of motorcycle clothing in Europe.
Never content to rest on their laurels, Alpinestars have taken engineering inspiration from every spot they tough, all of which has helped their motorcycle clothing range cater for every conceivable need. From Dale Earnhardt Jr’s striking Alpinestars gloves in NASCAR to Jenson Button’s Racing boots and gloves, these drivers help inform and shape Alpinestars’ motorcycle range with fresh and innovative insights.
How to Look After Textile Alpinestars Clothing
As with any other form of advanced motorcycle clothing, Alpinestars clothing needs to be looked after carefully to ensure its waterproof and protective qualities are retained.
As one of the biggest names in protective clothing, Alpinestars produce quality products that are worth looking after. Stocking a wide range of their waterproof jackets, we have put together this care guide for when you need to clean your Alpinestars waterproof garment.
Not forcing any aspect of the cleaning or drying process is the best way to go when you clean your Alpinestars clothing.
Remove armour and close zippers.
Remove any lining and wash separately at allow temperature on a normal cycle.
Brush off any dirt from the clothing, soaking in warm water if required.
Wash with a mild detergent on a low-temperature setting.
Don’t try to dry the garment too quickly – you could shrink the material and damage it.
If you need any more advice about how to look after the Alpinestars clothing, we stock a wide range of products and have a number of clothing experts on hand to answer your queries, contact us at Infinity Motorcycles today on 0800 130 3377. Alternatively browse our motorbike clothing range for more.
I bought this for wearing while riding my Triumph Speedmaster 1200, as it goes perfectly with the urban style of the bike. The waterproofing is top-notch, and the fit is great (I bought XL and I'm a 44 inch chest). It takes a back protector easily, without the need to almost break the seams like most jackets! Totally recommended, and a great price too.