Italian gear supplier Virus Power made headlines with its all-textile racing suit in August 2021. For the textile suit’s MultiProtective material, the brand collaborated with Tuscan technical fabrics specialists Primatex for a hard-wearing fabric abrasion which also optimizes breathability. To showcase the innovative Predator textile racing suit alongside its latest motorcycle gear, Virus Power traveled to the Motor Bike Expo (MBE) in Italy in January 2021.
The company also unveiled its new I-Power line aimed at professional riders competing in road racing championships. Similar to the Predator, the I-Power suit will feature the same AAA certified fabric that makes Virus Power stand out. In addition to the durable material, the external titanium and polyurethane sliders for the knees, shoulders and elbows provide excellent impact protection.
In tandem with the Level 2 internal protectors at the shoulders, elbows, thighs and shins, elastic inserts at the shoulders, knees and lower back provide full coverage. Users can fit the I-Power with an internal or external airbag system, but customers will need to order the racing suit directly from Virus Power.
In addition to the high-end racing suit, the Tuscan firm also unveiled new jackets, boots and gloves from its urban collection. Building on its MultiProtective material, every Urban men’s and women’s jacket features Virus Power’s signature fabric with an AA CE rating. The brand reports that the advanced material is not an animal by-product and is fully recyclable.
“Virus Power allows us to respect life without sacrificing security,” explained Virus Power founder and CEO Christian Priami. “An ambitious project, based on technology and research with the aim of guaranteeing safety and high performance to those who wear Virus Power products. We are delighted to present, on the occasion of the MBE show, the urban line, racing and the product of the I-POWER range.”
Those interested in purchasing a racing suit or alternative leather motorcycle gear can find more details on the Virus Power website.