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Alpinestars is a manufacturer of of technical, high performance protective gear for motorbike and auto racing as well as action sports like mountain biking, skating, snowboarding and skiing. Founded in 1963, Alpinestars is located in Italy but distributes its products to many countries around the world.
Seen on many high profile drivers and sportsmen including the infamous Top Gear Stig, Alpinestars products can be worn for other sports or casual use. You don't have to be a rider to enjoy AStars!
In 1963, a leather craftsman by the name of Sante Mazzarolo brought forth a future icon. Based in the small Northern Italy town of Asolo and with the perennial Alpine star flower as it's namesake, Mr. Mazzarolo began producing the first products bearing the Alpinestars moniker. At that time a new sport called motocross was establishing itself and becoming quite popular across Europe. Very much aware of the sport, Sante realised an opportunity to apply his talents and technical acumen to design a new type of footwear that would meet the protective needs and demands of this beautiful yet brutal form of athleticism. The revolutionary boot that Mr. Mazzarolo produced would become an archetype for motocross protection.
With over 20 years experience, Urban Surfer is the UK's premier online skate, surf, snow and lifestyle clothing store. Stocking all the top brands including Alpinestars, we offer 1000's of products we know you'll love and more importantly we ship all orders quickly, efficiently and hassle free. Whether you are buying a gift for a loved one or treating yourself, we want nothing more than to become your preferred choice when it comes to all things surf and skate. We have a fantastic product range for men, women and kids and always add to our collection so please enjoy browsing our website! If you can't find what you are looking for then please don't hesitate to contact us.
Over the years we have built a fantastic reputation, going all the way back to 1995 in Exeter, England, where we opened a High Street shop with the vision of providing the locals and tourists with a place to find the latest skate / surfing collections as well as socialising with fellow boarders in the cafe. Our success and growth means that today, we are part of a much bigger company based in the North East of England. Our location may have changed but our attitude certainly hasn't! We still understand that our customers deserve the very best brands, product choice and service and we are proud to consistently deliver on this! Due to our High Street success, the next logical step was to offer our fantastic products / service nationwide and launch our online store. Urban Surfer was born.