The Alpinestars Vence Drystar Jacket is another piece of Astars’ tech touring lineup and a jacket that’s best for 2 to 3 season, cold-weather touring and adventure riding. If you’re familiar with Astars’ jackets, you’ll see many similarities with the Andes V2 Jacket. However the Vence distinguishes itself with a more sophisticated combination of exterior fabrics that deliver better weather resistance, more abrasion resistance, and a general bump up in durability overall.
Inside the jacket there’s a removable thermal liner that works well for the colder months, and the Drystar waterproof membrane that makes the jacket waterproof. But because the waterproof membrane is actually built into the outer shell, the jacket’s venting leads directly to your chest—that means the Vence is still usable in warmer weather. Toss in several points of fit adjustment, movement panels that keep the jacket from being restrictive, and pockets for a full set of armor, and the Vence becomes one of the most versatile jackets for commuting to off-road touring.
Waterproof and breathable DRYSTAR® liner with taped seams to ensure excellent weather performance.
Extensive ventilation zipper opening strategically placed on chest for cooling performance.
Removable long sleeve thermal liner means jacket can be worn in colder climates.
High collar construction helps protect neck from the elements.
Collar has soft comfort textile insert to improved comfort in the neck area.
Interior waterproof compartments for safe storage of documents.
D-ring waist adjustment belt allows for tight closing of garment.
Multiple fit and volume adjusters ensure close-fit of garment and helps keep protections in position.
Anatomical, pre-curved sleeves incorporate accordion stretch inserts on elbows for excellent movement and flexibility in the riding position.
Reflective detailing on front back and sleeves for increased rider visibility.
Premium YKK zippers with twin sliders on front zipper, plus waist connection zipper for secure attachment to Alpinstars riding pants including the Hyper and Andes V2 pants.
Multi-material main shell construction with PU coating for durability, abrasion and tear resistance and protection from the elements.
Removable and replaceable CE-certified shoulder and elbow protection for superb impact protection.
Chest and back pad compartments with PE padding (Alpinestars’ Nucleon chest and back protectors available as accessory upgrade).
Alpinestars Vence Drystar Jacket Reviews
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