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The Explorer range from Dainese is now available in UK D-Stores

Just in time for the winter weather, the Explorer range incorporates materials which blend style, technology, comfort, and safety.

Whether it be the biting cold of an early morning commute or the sub-zero chill of an Arctic tour - If riding through winter is what you do, investing in good quality riding gear is a must. Dainese's new Explorer range looks to answer the questions asked by winter and summer by offering hi-tech winter solutions and multi-layer clothing for warmer climes.

Antartica Gore-Tex Jacket and Pant

Consisting of the Antartica Gore-Tex jacket and pant, the two-piece suit is designed for riders who enjoy the challenge of snow, ice and sub-zero temperatures.

Featuring a Gore-Tex outer and a removable inner goose down liner that can also be worn separately when off the bike.

Both jacket and pant utilise a laminated Gore-Tex 45mm outer shell that provides protection against the elements. For situations where warmer weather emerges, direct-to-the-body vent zips at the chest and legs allow ventilation to maintain the ideal body temperature.

An inner adjustable lumbar belt on the jacket enables a tailored fit with outer pockets that are designed for ease of use when in the riding position and moved to the hips so as not to compromise comfort. Unique G.O.Pocket compartments allow storage of gloves and larger items when not riding.

Antartica Gore-Tex uses a pro-armor Level 2 back protector, as well as Level 2 elbow and shoulder protectors. A pocket for a Double Chest protector is included if additional armour is desired. Certified hip protectors and Level 2 composite knee protectors are also provided for the trousers.

The Antartica Gore-Tex Jacket is available in sizes 34-52, in colours light grey/black and black/ebony, with an RRP of £1,299.95. The Antartica Gore-Tex Pant, also available in light grey/black and black/ebony, in sizes 28”-46” comes with an RRP of £749.95.

Gran Turismo Gore-Tex Jacket and Pant

The Gran Turismo jacket and pant is a year-round garment designed for touring and adventure riding through the summer and into the colder months.

Both jacket and pant use a Gore-Tex 45mm laminated outer shell and features direct-to-the-body vents on the chest and legs allow the body to cool. A removable thermal fleece acts as an insulating layer, trapping warm air, and can be used when not riding for a more casual look.

For the jacket, Nylon 6.6 abrasion resistance fabric with Armacor and Kevlar inserts are joined by a Level 2 pro-armor back protector and removable composite protectors at the elbows and shoulders. For the pant, identical fabric technology is partnered with removable Level 2 knee protectors and pro-armor hip protectors for the best in protection, anywhere, anytime.

The Gran Turismo is designed with an adjustable lumbar belt for a tailored fit and pockets designed to be easily accessed both on and off the bike. New G.O.Pockets provide compartments to rapidly store valuables and property.

The Gran Turismo Gore-Tex jacket is available in sizes 34-52 in three colour options – black/ebony, black/fluo-yellow and black/orange/ebony – with an RRP of £949.95. The Gran Turismo Gore-Tex pant is available in black/fluo-yellow and black/ebony, in sizes 28”-46” with an RRP of £549.95.

Dolomiti Gore-Tex Jacket and Pant

The Dolomiti line is a suit with all year-round capabilities thanks to a modifiable design that features multiple layers, to keep riders warm and dry at all times.

The three-layer construction of the Dolomiti Gore-Tex jacket allows for four different configurations to suit every condition: full summer, rain, cold and winter. Warmer weather is tackled with front and rear vented panels, whilst a Gore-Tex inner membrane provides the best in waterproofing on rainy days. Inside, a removable thermal fleece insulates a riders body heat to keep them warm in cold conditions and can also be worn off the bike as a lighter individual layer.

The Dolomiti Gore-Tex pant includes vents located on the legs providing cooling air-flow in warmer weather and is paired with the same Gore-Tex membrane featured in the jacket to resist the worst of wet weather.

Both jacket and pant use Duratex Main Fabric and D-Stone to create a tough but supple exterior. Removable composite protectors are featured at the shoulder and elbow of the jacket, and also at the knee of the pant with pro-armor at the hips. Pockets for chest and back armor allow for additional protection if required.

The Dolomiti Gore-Tex Jacket is available in four colour options – light grey/black/electron blue, ebony/black/fluo-yellow, black/ebony/light-grey and grape-leaf/black/red – in sizes 34-52 with an RRP of £549.95. Available in sizes 28”-46”, the Dolomiti Gore-Tex Pant comes in three colour options – light grey/black/electron blue, black/fluo-yellow and black/ebony – with an RRP of £359.95.

X-Tourer D-Dry gloves

Made to be comfortable and provide all year round protection from the elements, the X-Tourer D-Dry gloves compliment any outfit in the Explorer range.

Ergo-Techno knuckles and PU leather palm reinforcements provide premium protection without sacrificing comfort. D-Dry fabric is breathable to suit warmer climates whilst providing a waterproof barrier to moisture when conditions are not so favourable.

A visor wiper on the left thumb allows easy and safe removal of dirt and debris from visors and goggles whilst on the move. Touchscreen compatible fingertips add another level of usability when off the bike.

Available in black and black/fluo-yellow in sizes XS-XXXL, the X-Tourer D-Dry Gloves come with an RRP of £109.95

X-Tourer D-WP boot

The X-Tourer D-WP boots effortlessly combine versatility, comfort and all-weather protection for the perfect match to any of the outfits in the Explorer range.

Made with rigid inserts around the malleolus (ankle bone) and thermoformed reinforcement on the shin. A gear shifter guard provides a hard wearing surface for durability, with a differentiated rubber sole providing excellent grip in all weathers, both on and off the bike. Reflective inserts around the boot increase a rider's visibility in dark and gloomy conditions.

Flexible joints allow the boot to pivot whilst walking, ensuring the X-Tourer D-WP is comfortable to wear at all times. A side closing zip and strap make them easy to put on and provide all riders with a snug, secure fit.

The D-WP waterproof membrane provides a warm and dry shelter in wet weather, leaving a rider to enjoy the road rather than worry about the conditions.

Coming in sizes 5-16, the X-Tourer D-WP is available in two colour options – black/anthracite and black/fluo-yellow – with an RRP of £169.95.

For more information on the Explorer range from Dainese, or to locate your nearest D-Store, visit dainese.com

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