Jacket review: Alpinestars GP Pro

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Alpinestars GP Pro leather jacket £429.99
Time used:
One year

What’s good: This is a beautifully made and comfortable riding jacket, which is half of a two-piece racing suit. I wear this jacket with jeans generally, but sometimes use the leather bottoms for touring.

It’s snug fitting and the 1.3mm full grain leather has a really nice satin finish to it, which looks classy. It has lots of stretch panels for comfort and comes with removable CE approved elbow and shoulder armour.

I also use a back and chest protector with it. I’ve been wearing it for a year for commuting and have done a couple of trips to Europe on holiday with it and it’s still as good as new.

What’s not: There’s absolutely nothing wrong with the fit or quality of this jacket but the price might be a stretch for those on a budget.

Contact: www.alpinestars.com or MCN classifieds for local dealers.
Rating: 4/5

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Michael Neeves

By Michael Neeves

MCN Chief Road Tester, club racer, airmiles millionaire.