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alpinestars Nucleon KR-1 Back Protection

Review: 4.75 out of 5


Manufacturer details: alpinestars

Product information

One Goal. One Vision.

Its development of new procedures and materials, innovative detailed solutions and superior workmanship ensure that the Italian brand sports clothes manufacturer, alpinestars, has had a considerable competitive edge over its customers in the motor sport sector for the best part of 5 decades. alpinestars is in touch with leading racers in every conceivable discipline, from Formula 1 through to NASCAR, from U.S. Supercross through to MotoGP. Their experience flows directly into the development and optimisation of its products. This practical information, its passion for motor sport and an instinct for what critical fans want, form the basis of a product range that is renowned around the globe.

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  • alpinestars Nucleon KR-1 Back Protection

    Alpinestars Nucleon KR-1 Back Protector

    The Nucleon KR-1 is an extremely lightweight protector, suitable both for everyday road use and for competitive biking.


    • Ultra-lightweight and breathable
    • Ergonomic cut for enhanced comfort
    • Hard-shell spine protection and highly energy-absorbing, viscoelastic memory foam
    • compatible with KRC Chest Protector (Art. no.: 208954)


    • Certified to EN 1621-2:2014, Level 2


    • Sz. M approx. 788 g


    • Lightweight outer shell (100% polyurethane)
    • Comfort padding (100% polyurethane)
    • Lining (100% polyamide, 100% polyester and 100% elastane)
  • MOTORRAD Issue 17-2016

    "Motorrad" magazine tested nine back protectors in its 17-2016 issue. The Alpinestars KR1 was voted TEST WINNER. The following features were given special mention:

    - Very good fixation and coverage
    - Very good wearing comfort
    - Very good ventilation
    - Good handling
    - Good fit
    - Excellent impact absorption

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