New GP Pro glove from Alpinestars

New GP Pro comes with touchscreen-compatible index finger...

New GP Pro glove from Alpinestars

If Minority Report seemed a little far fetched a few years ago, Alpinestars is getting ready as its new GP Pro R2 glove comes with a touch-screen compatible index fingertip. No, really.

On top of that, the newest addition also has full updated ergonomic shaping and design details, the GP Pro R2 has taken an evolutionary step with an anatomically engineered design for performance, protection and comfort. 

Tested on MotoGP and WorldSBK  circuits around the world, the GP Pro R2 features Alpinestars exclusive Dynamic Friction Shield (DFS) protectors feature advanced airflow ventilation and aramidic reinforcement, this glove is primed for superior track day performance.

Highlights are:

• Full grain, multi-panel leather construction with a kangaroo leather and

synthetic suede palm reinforcements for comfort, flexibility and feel.

• Alpinestars’ exclusive Dynamic Friction Shield (DFS) protectors feature advanced

airflow ventilation and a dual density polymer construction for superior

performance against repeat impacts as well as abrasion resistance.

• Advanced polymer compound palm and finger sliders for impact and abrasion resistance.

• Internal aramidic fiber hand and thumb reinforcement, plus an aramidic

fiber layer around little finger gives excellent abrasion resistance.

• Alpinestars’ patented third and fourth finger-bridge prevents leather from

twisting on fingers, and helps prevent seam failure and finger separation.

• A race-proven, anatomically contoured polymer wrist cuff wraps around wrist to protect wrist

bone from impact. Closure incorporates Velcro wrist adjustable strap for secure, personalized fit.

• Dual cuff closure on wrist for a secure fit and precision adjustment.

• Anatomically engineered design for enhanced comfort, feel and control.

• Leather reinforcements on the palm and outer hand landing zones

provide maximum abrasion resistance in key impact zones

• Additional comfort and fit performance provided by 3D foam padding on the

top of the hand. Alpinestars developed ergonomic stretch insert between

thumb and palm offers flexibility to vastly improve hand movement.

• Leather accordion finger inserts with additional twin thumb stretch

panels for increased maneuverability and comfort.

• Reinforced external finger and palm seams for close fit and superior feel.

• Localized perforations on palm and backhand, plus ventilated

finger fourchettes help regulate internal temperature.

• Touchscreen compatible index fingertip allows the use of smartphone and GPS systems