Review Alpinestars A1 Roost Guard

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WHAT IS IT? Most chest protectors are bulky, but not Alpinestars’ new A1 roost guard. It is the lightest and sleekest plastic roost guard on the market. Designed as a one-size-fits-all component, the A1 offers simple protection from the rocks and debris thrown off of the rear knobs of dirt bikes.

WHAT’S IT COST? $99.95 (one size fits all).

CONTACT? or (800) 409-0903.

WHAT STANDS OUT? Here’s a list of things that stand out with the Alpinestars A1 roost guard.

(1) Concept. Many riders want to wear a plastic roost guard under their jerseys but find them too bulky. To avoid the Bulgarian weightlifter look, riders resort to fabric under-protectors, wear no guard or wear a guard on the outside. The market has responded by making slimmer, all-plastic roost guards that can be worn under a jersey, such as the Thor Sentinel, Fly Revel and Fox ProFrame, but Alpinestars went all out to make a sleek design that doesn’t add any bulk.

(2) Protection. If you are just interested in knocking down roost, an under-protector will do…

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