Alpinestars Cape Town Air Drystar Jacket

4.1 out of 5 4.1 (7 reviews)
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   Features:
  • Multi-fabric shell construction for optimal combination of durability, protection and weight.
  • Ballistic nylon reinforced elbows and seat area.
  • Extended mesh areas on chest, sleeves and back for enhanced riding comfort in warmer conditions.
  • Pre-curved, articulated sleeve construction improves fit and flexibility.
  • 3D padded elbow and shoulder reinforcements.
  • Removable CE certified Bio Armor elbow and shoulder protectors.
  • Chest and back compartments with PE padding (CE certified Bio Armor back protector insert and chest guards available as upgrade).
  • Integrated high visibility reflective stripes and logos improve rider visibility in poor light conditions.
  • Available in black /yellow high visibility version (yellow complies with EN471 standard for High Visibility Garments).
  • Lightweight and removable Drystar® membrane with micro-fleece inserts.
  • Fully adjustable sleeve volume via D-rings on the upper arm and forearm.
  • Oversized D-ring waist adjustment and zippered expansion gussets allow further tailoring of the jacket’s fit.
  • Neoprene collar finishing for comfort.
  • Two aerodynamically profiled external chest pockets.
  • Two large front cargo pockets with oversize entry for easy access and a large external rear utility pocket offer generous storage.
  • Two internal pockets and waterproof Napoleon pocket on the removable liner.
  • Internal waist connection zipper for attachment to a wide range of Alpinestars riding pants.
  • Non-aggressive micro-velcro used throughout the garment.
  • Premium YKK zippers with twin sliders on front zipper.

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Alpinestars Cape Town Air Drystar Jacket
 
4.1

(based on 7 reviews)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (5)
  • Abrasion resistant (4)
  • Stylish (3)
  • Weather proof (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Warm weather (6)
      • Fit:
      • Feels too small

         

        Feels true to size

         

        71% 

        (5 reviews)

        Feels too big

         
      • Motorsports:
      • Motorcycle enthusiast (5)

    Reviewed by 7 customers

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    4.0

    Decent jacket for the price

    By Jae

    from Houston, TX

    Pros

    • Breathes well
    • Comfortable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Warm Weather

      Comments about Alpinestars Cape Town Air Drystar Jacket:

      My previous touring jacket was a bit smaller than I had hoped, so I bought one size up with this one. Not enough. Even going two sizes up, with both liners it was very difficult to get off of my arms while trying it on. I can't imagine trying to take it off with the rain liner in after riding through a summer storm.

      One thing I like about this jacket is that the waterproof liner is removable, allowing it to actually breathe. So far I've only had occasion to wear it in warm-to-hot weather, so I guess time will tell if the liners are enough to make it a year-round jacket for me.

      Like others, I find the tall collar unusual on an otherwise warm-weather jacket, but it has not been uncomfortable so far, even in 95 F heat.

      Unfortunately, I'm still searching for that "perfect" all-weather, year-round touring jacket.

      • Fit:
      • Feels too small
      • Motorsports:
      • Commuter
       
      4.0

      works great

      By Carlson1038

      from Paradise CA

      See all my reviews

      Pros

      • Abrasion Resistant
      • Comfortable
      • Stylish

      Cons

      • Zipper On Wrong Side

      Best Uses

      • Warm Weather

      Comments about Alpinestars Cape Town Air Drystar Jacket:

      Works great in hot weather. Flows a lot of air. Haven't tried the liners yet, but I like having two liners. Great pockets. Overall very happy with this jacket. I just find it mildly annoying that the zipper pulls are on the wrong side.

      • Fit:
      • Feels true to size
      • Motorsports:
      • Motorcycle Enthusiast
       
      4.0

      Great warm weather jacket.

      By Carlson1038

      from Paradise CA

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      Pros

      • Abrasion Resistant
      • Comfortable
      • Great airflow
      • Weather Resistant

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Warm Weather

        Comments about Alpinestars Cape Town Air Drystar Jacket:

        I recently ordered one of these from BB. Fast Shipping and a great product. Fantastic ventilation arms and torso. Now I am cold in the mornings and perfect in the afternoon, even in 90+ weather. Jacket seems well made. One minor issue is the zipper pull is onthe wrong side. I'm sure I'll get used to it. Haven't tried the liners yet. It should be nice to have two layers to add or remove.

        • Fit:
        • Feels true to size
        • Motorsports:
        • Motorcycle Enthusiast
         
        4.0

        should have gotten larger size

        By Rich

        from NW Oregon

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Alpinestars Cape Town Air Drystar Jacket:

              Size runs small, works well in hot wether without liners and with liners worked well in the rain. The collar is tall and to tight to be used comfortably.

              • Fit:
              • Feels too small

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              Specifications and Options

              Brand Alpinestars
              Design Black, Black / Yellow
              Size Small, X-Large
              Fabric Textile
              Rider Reviews - Summary
              Overall Review:
              4.1 out of 5 4.1 (7 reviews)
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