(19)
(11)EP 3 537 909 B1

(12)EUROPEAN PATENT SPECIFICATION

(45)Mention of the grant of the patent:
09.09.2020 Bulletin 2020/37

(21)Application number: 17800805.8

(22)Date of filing:  10.11.2017
(51)International Patent Classification (IPC): 
A41D 3/00(2006.01)
A41D 13/02(2006.01)
(86)International application number:
PCT/EP2017/078889
(87)International publication number:
WO 2018/087290 (17.05.2018 Gazette  2018/20)

(54)

GARMENT FOR MOTORCYCLISTS

BEKLEIDUNG FÜR MOTORRADFAHRER

VÊTEMENT POUR MOTOCYCLISTES


(84)Designated Contracting States:
AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR

(30)Priority: 14.11.2016 IT 201600114569

(43)Date of publication of application:
18.09.2019 Bulletin 2019/38

(73)Proprietor: Alpinestars Research SRL
31010 Coste di Maser (Treviso) (IT)

(72)Inventors:
  • MAZZAROLO, Giovanni
    31010 Coste di Maser (Treviso) (IT)
  • BACIGALUPO, Tomaso
    31011 Asolo (Treviso) (IT)

(74)Representative: Marri, Luca et al
Dragotti & Associati S.r.l. Via Paris Bordone, 9
31100 Treviso
31100 Treviso (IT)


(56)References cited: : 
EP-A1- 1 555 900
JP-U- H 071 016
US-A- 3 086 214
FR-A1- 2 476 453
JP-U- S6 082 410
  
      
    Note: Within nine months from the publication of the mention of the grant of the European patent, any person may give notice to the European Patent Office of opposition to the European patent granted. Notice of opposition shall be filed in a written reasoned statement. It shall not be deemed to have been filed until the opposition fee has been paid. (Art. 99(1) European Patent Convention).


    Description


    [0001] The present invention relates to a garment for motorcyclists with improved comfort. In particular, the present invention refers, even if in a non-exclusive way, to a suit for motorcyclists, namely to a garment used by motorcyclists wherein a pair of trousers is inseparably joined to a body-piece.

    [0002] However, as it will be clear from the following description, advantageously the teachings of the present patent application might also be applied to jackets or body-pieces on their own, as well as to a suit formed by a jacket removably joined to a pair of trousers.

    [0003] The suits used by motorcyclists from one side must adhere to the body of the user to avoid undesirable aerodynamic effects. On the other side the suits must not hinder the movements of the user, especially when the latter is sitting on the saddle of the motorcycle.

    [0004] For managing such contrasting requirements, the suits designed for motorcyclists are usually made of inextensible material, generally leather, to which a number of elastic inserts is applied.

    [0005] A first example of suit for motorcyclists is disclosed in EP0950360 which envisages a leather suit provided with an elastic strip in the form of a U, applied along the two sides of the trunk and along the bottom of the back.

    [0006] The elastic strip is formed by three pieces of elastic fabric cut out at the sides and at the rear portions in such a manner that the direction of greatest elastic yielding is perpendicular to the line of longitudinal development of the strip.

    [0007] Such a solution, even if it is appreciated, has some drawbacks.

    [0008] The first issue is that the manufacture of the suit is complex, since the U-shaped strip is obtained by forming separately its three parts and then sewing them together. In a second moment, the strip is applied to the suit, while maintaining it stretched to its maximum extent. The second issue is that the back panel of the suit, which is partially encircled by the U-shaped elastic strip, in case of an accident, while the rider slides or tumbles for a long time on his back, can be subjected to movements which can cause a displacement of the protections, for example the back protections.

    [0009] Therefore, in case of a sliding along the back, there is the risk that some portions of the user's body are not adequately protected due to such a displacement.

    [0010] A second example of suit for motorcyclists is disclosed in EP 1555900, in the name of the present applicant, which envisages a leather suit provided with an elastic insert, limited to the bottom of the back, and with two inserts in the form of an overturned "L", applied along the sides of the user.

    [0011] In detail, these overturned L shaped inserts have a first side, designed to extend along all the sides of the trunk, underneath the armpits, and a second side, inclined towards the shoulders.

    [0012] Each elastic insert is made using a technique which is well-known to specialist of the sector, namely by superimposing and joining a layer of thin elastic fabric to a layer of leather. A series of closely arranged transverse stitches are performed when the layer of elastic fabric is fully tensioned with the result that a plurality of folds are created when the suit is in rest condition. The inserts so obtained are identified in the technical jargon as "accordion leather stretch inserts".

    [0013] The overturned L shaped elastic inserts are thus provided with a plurality of folds and they are applied to the suit in such manner that the angle formed by the folds with the longitudinal axis of the trunk is about 45 degrees.

    [0014] In this way, these overturned L shaped elastic inserts favor both raising the arms of the rider and arching of the back, during riding of the motorcycle.

    [0015] Such a solution is greatly appreciated. However, in recent times, the developments introduced in the structure and in the compounds of the tires and the use of various electronic controls have caused changes in the riding style of the riders.

    [0016] As a matter of fact, the riders recently started to lean off the bike extending the elbow further down and further forward with respect to what done previously.

    [0017] Therefore, the suit is requested to offer extra flexibility into the shoulder area without affecting its aerodynamics properties.

    [0018] To meet such a further need, stretchable panels have been positioned on the inner side of the sleeves of the suit, namely on the portion of the sleeves that is closer to the sides of the trunk, when the arms are adherent to the body.

    [0019] However, such additional stretchable panels may cause a comfort issue in the suit, since often some folds are formed in the area underneath the armpits.

    [0020] Moreover, the provision of stretchable inserts running along all the sides of the trunk does not allow to provide the suit with side protections. As a matter of fact protections, like for example rigid or semi-rigid pads, cannot be fixed to the accordion leather stretch inserts positioned there.

    [0021] Furthermore, the solution disclosed in EP 1555900 involves the use of a certain number of accordion leather stretch inserts which affects the weight of the suit itself.

    [0022] The object of the present invention is to provide a garment for motorcyclists which solves at least partly the above mentioned problems and drawbacks.

    [0023] In particular, an aim of the present invention is to provide a garment for motorcyclists having an improved comfort without affecting the weight and the aerodynamics of the garment.

    [0024] Moreover, an aim of the present invention is to provide a garment for motorcyclists offering an improved protection to the user, in particular at the sides and at the back of the user.

    [0025] A further aim of the present invention is to provide a garment for motorcyclists having a simplified construction.

    [0026] These and other objects and aims are achieved by the garment according to claim 1.

    [0027] The advantages and the characteristic features of the invention will appear more clearly from the following description of preferred, but not exclusive, embodiments of the garment with reference to the accompanying figures in which:
    • figure 1 shows a side view of a first embodiment of the garment according to the invention;
    • figure 2 shows a detail of the garment of figure 1;
    • figure 3 shows a cross sectional view taken along the line III-III of figure 2;
    • figure 4 shows a simplified perspective view of a protection element designed to be positioned along the sides of the garment according to the invention;
    • figure 5 shows a simplified view of a rider wearing the garment of figure 1 when he is sitting on the saddle of a motorcycle;
    • figure 6 shows a back view of the garment of figure 1;
    • figure 7 shows a side view of a second embodiment of the garment according to the invention;
    • figure 8 shows a simplified view of a rider wearing the garment of figure 7 when he is sitting on the saddle of a motorcycle;
    • figure 9 shows a back view of the garment of figure 7.


    [0028] With reference to the attached figures, an example of a garment for motorcyclists according to the invention is indicated as a whole by the reference 10.

    [0029] In the attached figures a one-piece suit is shown. However, a garment according to the present invention can be manufactured as a jacket or a body-piece removably joined to a pair of trousers.

    [0030] The garment 10 is preferably made with a material resistant to abrasion, for example leather or leather-like material.

    [0031] As shown in the attached figures, the garment 10 comprises a panel 12 designed to be positioned at the back portion of the garment 10.

    [0032] The panel is formed by two elastic inserts 14 and by an elastic band 16.

    [0033] Each elastic insert 14 has a first portion 141, designed to be positioned underneath the respective armpit, along the side of the upper portion of the trunk, and a second portion 142, inclined upwards over the respective shoulder blade. Preferably first portion 141 and second portion 142 are a single piece.

    [0034] The elastic band 16 is crosswise positioned along the bottom portion of the back.

    [0035] According to the invention the two elastic inserts 14 are connected to the elastic band 16 by means of at least one not-stretchable element 18, running along the sides of the trunk.

    [0036] Moreover the garment 10 comprises two further stretchable pieces 20.

    [0037] As it is clearly shown in figure 2, each stretchable piece 20 runs along the inner side of the sleeve, from the wrist up to the armpit. In the following description, as inner side of the sleeve there will be indicated the portion of the sleeve closer to the user's body, when the user extends his arms along the sides.

    [0038] As it can be easily deduced from the attached figures, the positioning of the stretchable piece 20 on the inner side of the sleeve makes the stretchable piece 20 not visible in a side view of the garment (see for example figure 1) and in a top view of the garment (see for example figure 5).

    [0039] In this regards, it should be noted that in figure 2, to make more visible where the stretchable piece 20 is positioned, the sleeve of the garment has been rotated so as to simulate a position where the hand of the user is perpendicular to the ground.

    [0040] According to the invention, each stretchable piece 20 is provided with an extension 22 which extends along the adjacent side of the upper portion of the trunk and is joined to the first portion 141 of the adjacent elastic insert 14.

    [0041] Preferably, the stretchable piece 20 is made from a stretchable fabric. Advantageously, the stretchable piece 20 can be made using a stretchable Kevlar fiber or yarn so as to combine good elastic properties with a high abrasion resistance.

    [0042] Preferably the stretchable piece 20 and its extension 22 are a single piece of fabric, having a seamless construction.

    [0043] Alternatively, the extension 22 can be joined to the stretchable piece 20 by means of seams or similar connecting means.

    [0044] As it is clearly shown in figure 2, the stretchable piece 20 with the extension 22 is shaped to follow the anatomy and motion of the body of the user, so as to assure, together with the adjacent elastic insert 14, great flexibility for the whole shoulder/arm articulation adding comfort to the rider especially while riding the motorcycle.

    [0045] At the same time, the provision of the extension 22 running along the upper side of the trunk avoids the formation of folds underneath the armpits.

    [0046] Moreover the extension 22, in combination with the adjacent elastic insert 14, also allows a greater expansion of the chest cage area (as indicated by the double arrow A at figures 1 and 7), which is often put under stress while the rider is competing in a race, causing less resistance/compression to the user's body, without reducing the safety of the garment which follows perfectly the shape of the body.

    [0047] As it can be seen in figures 1 and 2, the extension 22 preferably has an elongated triangular shape.

    [0048] Preferably, one of the longer sides of the extension 22 is joined along its whole length to the first portion 141 of the adjacent elastic insert 14, so that the extension 22 extends in proximity of the adjacent not-stretchable element 18.

    [0049] According to a preferred embodiment, the dimensions of the extension 22 are chosen so that the apex of the extension 22 is in touch with the adjacent not-stretchable element 18 (see figures 1, 2 and 7).

    [0050] As before mentioned, each elastic insert 14 has a first portion 141, designed to extend along the sides of the upper portion of the trunk, underneath the armpits, and a second portion 142 inclined upwards over the shoulder blade.

    [0051] The inserts 14 are preferably accordion leather stretch inserts, namely are made by superimposing a layer of a thin elastic fabric to a layer of leather. As it is well known in the art, a series of closely stitches are made when the layer of thin elastic fabric is fully tensioned so that as a result a plurality of folds I is created on the insert 14 when it is in rest condition.

    [0052] As shown in figures 6 and 9, the elastic inserts 14 are applied on the garment 10 in such a way that over the whole extension of the elastic inserts 14 the folds I assume, in the configuration which corresponds to rest condition of the garment 10, a position which is inclined at an angle α comprised between 40 and 50 degrees with respect to the longitudinal axis T of the trunk. Preferably the angle α is about 45 degrees.

    [0053] Being positioned at the upper side portions of the trunk, the elastic inserts 14 assure flexibility to the shoulder/arm especially in riding position (as indicated by the double arrows B in figures 5 and 8), when the rider needs to lean from the bike or stretch forward to reach the handlebars.

    [0054] These elastic inserts 14 guarantee flexibility when required by the rider's movement, but in rest position they do not create any discomfort or adds crests to the garment 10, without causing problems with the aerodynamics of the garment.

    [0055] The elastic inserts 14 are connected by means of at least one not-stretchable element 18 to the elastic band 16.

    [0056] As it is shown in the attached figures, the elastic inserts 14 are preferably connected to the elastic band 16 by means of two not-stretchable elements 18, each one positioned along a corresponding side of the trunk.

    [0057] In detail, each not-stretchable element 18 can connect the first portion 141 of the elastic insert 14 with the elastic band 16. Preferably, the not-stretchable elements 18 are made with a material resistant to abrasion, for example leather or leather-like material.

    [0058] Advantageously, the not-stretchable elements 18 can be made of perforated material, for example perforated leather, so as to improve the breathability of the garment.

    [0059] According to a preferred embodiment of the present invention, the not-stretchable elements 18 have a substantially rectangular or parallelogram shape, with the longer sides disposed parallel to the longitudinal axis T of the trunk (see figures 1 and 7).

    [0060] As shown in the attached figures, the shorter sides of the not-stretchable elements 18 preferably have dimensions corresponding to the portions of the elastic inserts 14 and the elastic band 16, to which the not-stretchable elements 18 are connected.

    [0061] Advantageously, the garment 10 can be provided with protection elements 24 applied at the not-stretchable elements 18 (see figures 3 and 4), so as to offer extra protection to the side of the ribs with respect to the solutions known in the art.

    [0062] As a matter of fact, for example in the garment disclosed in EP0950360 or in EP 1555900, no rigid or semi-rigid pads can be provided along the sides of the trunk due to the accordion leather stretch panels positioned over there.

    [0063] Preferably, the protection elements 24 are applied at the inner side of the not-stretchable elements 18. As shown schematically in figure 3 each protection element 24 is positioned between the not-stretchable element 18 and an inner fabric 26 of the garment 10. Such an inner fabric 26 preferably is stretchable and is interposed between the protection element 24 and the inner lining of the garment (not shown in the figures).

    [0064] Preferably, each protection element 24 has shape and dimensions corresponding to those of the not-stretchable element 18 with which it is combined.

    [0065] Advantageously, the protection element 24 consists of protective impact absorbing foam. Alternatively the protection element 24 can be a rigid or semi-rigid pad, properly shaped to conform to the anatomy of the sides of the rider.

    [0066] In a further embodiment, the protection element 24 can be formed by a rigid plate 24a which is applied to a top surface of a protective impact absorbing foam 24b (see figure 4).

    [0067] The rigid plate 24a preferably is made of polypropylene. Advantageously, the contour of the rigid plate 24a can be properly shaped, by providing it with cuts 124 designed to improve the flexibility thereof.

    [0068] The rigid plate 24a can be fixed to the impact absorbing foam 24b positioned underneath by means of glue or fasteners, or a combination thereof.

    [0069] Alternatively, the rigid plate 24a can be simply superimposed to the impact absorbing foam 24b.

    [0070] In general, the protection element 24 can be rigidly fixed to the not-stretchable element 18 or to the inner fabric 26. Alternatively, the protection element 24 can be removably inserted inside a pocket or seat formed by fixing the perimeter of the inner fabric 26 to the not-stretchable element 18.

    [0071] Moreover, the provision of the not-stretchable elements 18 also offers a more reliable connection of the back portion of the garment (namely the portion at least partially enclosed by the panel 12) to the front part, preventing the movements of the back portion of the garment, while the rider slides or tumbles for a long time on his back in case of accident.

    [0072] In this way the garment remains more firmly attached to the body of the user, keeping all back protections, for example the hump 28, in a proper place, following the movements of the body of the user without restricting them.

    [0073] As anticipated the elastic band 16 is crosswise positioned along the bottom portion of the back.

    [0074] Preferably, like the elastic inserts 14, the elastic band 16 is an accordion leather stretch insert, made by superimposing a layer of a stretched thin elastic fabric to a layer of leather, so that a plurality of folds G is created on the band 16, when it is in rest condition.

    [0075] As shown in figures 6 and 9, the elastic band 16 is applied on the garment 10 in such a way that over the whole extension of the elastic band 16 the folds G, in the configuration which corresponds to rest condition of the garment, are parallel to the axis K of the band 16.

    [0076] In this way, the elastic band 16 allows the garment 10 to be stretched along the longitudinal axis of the back (as indicated by the double arrow C in figures 1, 5, 7 and 8).

    [0077] Advantageously, the elastic band 16 can be provided at its side ends with two first extensions 161, each of which extends upwards along the waist area of the garment (see figure 1). In this embodiment, the first extensions 161 are the portions of the elastic band 16 designed to be connected to the not-stretchable elements 18.

    [0078] Advantageously, the provision of the first extensions 161 allows the elastic band 16 to also follow the side movements of the upper body portion, namely left-right (and vice versa) movements of the upper body portion, as indicated by the double arrow D in figures 5 and 8. In a further embodiment, shown in figures 7-9, the elastic band 16 can be provided at its side ends with two second extensions 162, each of which extends downwards along the hip area of the garment.

    [0079] Preferably also first and second extensions 161, 162 are accordion leather stretch inserts, namely are made by superimposing, like the elastic inserts 14, a stretched thin elastic fabric with a leather layer so that a plurality of folds is created on the extensions 161, 162 when the latter are in a rest condition.

    [0080] With reference to figure 9, the folds H provided in the second extensions 162 are preferably inclined at an angle β comprised between 40 and 50 degrees with respect to the longitudinal axis K of the band 16. Preferably the angle β is about 45 degrees.

    [0081] Second extensions 162 work in conjunction with first extensions 161 to allow the side movements of the upper body portion.

    [0082] Moreover, as it is well known in the art, in case the garment is provided with an airbag protection, namely an inflatable member positioned along the back and the side portions of the garment, first extension 161 and second extension 162 allow an easier side expansion of the inflatable member, so as to assure that the body of the rider is not compressed by the inflatable member once the latter is inflated.

    [0083] Furthermore, as it is shown in figures 5-6 and 8-9, the garment 10 can be provided with a further stretchable panel 30 running across the upper back portion of the garment 10.

    [0084] The stretchable panel 30 is preferably made with a stretchable fabric. Advantageously, the stretchable panel 30 can be made using a stretchable Kevlar fiber or yarn so as to combine good elastic properties with a high abrasion resistance.

    [0085] The stretchable panel 30 connects to each other the second portions 142 of each elastic insert 14. In this way, the panel 12, which is formed by the elastic inserts 14, the not-stretchable elements 18, the elastic band 16 and the stretchable panel 30, encircles the back portion of the garment 10.

    [0086] The stretchable panel 30 works in combination with the elastic inserts 14 offering to the shoulder area extra flexibility, as indicated by the double arrow E in figures 5 and 8. In this way, the rider can extend the elbow further down and further forward, so as to be able to adapt his riding style to the recent improvements introduced in the racing equipment (new compounds used for the tires, new electronic controls, etc..) which allow the motorcycle to be bent more than in the past.

    [0087] Moreover, the stretchable panel 30 does cooperate with the elastic band 16 so as to allow the garment 10 to be further stretched along the longitudinal axis of the back at the upper portion of the back (as indicated by the double arrow F in figures 1 and 7). Basically, the stretchable panel 30 allows the upper portion of the garment 10 to be further stretched while the rider leans forward, following the front forward movement of the torso.

    [0088] It is thus clear how the predefined objects may be achieved with the garment 10 according to the invention.

    [0089] As a matter of fact, the garment of the present invention offers an improved comfort to the rider without causing an increase in weight or a worsening of the aerodynamics. The extension 22 working in combination with the elastic insert 14 assures that the garment remains adherent to the body, avoiding the formation of crests under the armpits.

    [0090] At the same time, the extension 22 increases the comfort at the shoulder area and at the side trunk area, without affecting the aerodynamics of the garment.

    [0091] Moreover, with respect to the known solutions, the garment of the present invention allows to reduce the portions of the suit made with accordion leather stretch inserts or panels and thus to reduce the weight of the garment, without affecting the comfort. At the same time, in case of an accident, it is undoubtedly easier and less costly to replace the not-stretchable elements 18, with respect to an accordion leather stretch insert.

    [0092] Furthermore, the garment of the present invention offers an improved protection along the sides of the user thanks to the provision of side protections, namely the protection elements 24.

    [0093] Also the manufacture of the garment is simplified, since the panel 12 can be applied as a single piece to the back portion of the garment, after having connected to each other its various components. Moreover, also the reduction of the area covered by the accordion leather stretch inserts simplified the manufacture of the garment.

    [0094] Finally, the garment of the present invention can advantageously be used in combination with inflatable protective devices positioned inside the garment.

    [0095] As a matter of fact, the various stretchable elements of the garment are also able to favor the expansion of the inflatable members positioned inside the garment, if any.


    Claims

    1. Garment for motorcyclists (10) comprising a panel (12) formed by two elastic inserts (14), each elastic insert (14) having a first portion (141), positioned underneath the respective armpit, along the side of the upper portion of the trunk, and a second portion (142), inclined upwards over the respective shoulder blade, and by an elastic band (16), crosswise positioned along the bottom portion of the back,
    characterized in that the two elastic inserts (14) are connected to the elastic band (16) by means of at least one not-stretchable element (18), running along the sides of the torso, and in that the garment (10) comprises two further stretchable pieces (20), each stretchable piece (20) running along the inner side of the sleeve from the wrist up to the armpit and being provided with an extension (22) extending along the adjacent side of the upper portion of the trunk and joined to the first portion (141) of the adjacent elastic insert (14).
     
    2. Garment (10) according to claim 1, characterized in that the extension (22) has an elongated triangular shape.
     
    3. Garment (10) according to claim 2, characterized in that one of the longer sides of the extension (22) is joined along its whole length to the first portion (141) of the adjacent elastic insert (14), so that the extension (22) extends in proximity of the adjacent not-stretchable element (18).
     
    4. Garment (10) according to claim 2, characterized in that the apex of the extension (22) is in touch with the adjacent not-stretchable element (18).
     
    5. Garment (10) according to claim 1, characterized in that the stretchable piece (20) is made with a stretchable fabric.
     
    6. Garment (10) according to claim 5, characterized in that the stretchable piece (20) and the extension (22) are a single piece of stretchable fabric, having a seamless construction.
     
    7. Garment (10) according to claim 1, characterized in that the two elastic inserts (14) are connected to the elastic band (16) by means of two not-stretchable elements (18), each one positioned along a corresponding side of the trunk.
     
    8. Garment (10) according to claim 1, characterized in that the at least one not-stretchable element (18) is made with a material resistant to abrasion.
     
    9. Garment (10) according to claim 1, characterized in that the at least one not-stretchable element (18) has a substantially rectangular or parallelogram shape; the longer sides of the at least one not-stretchable element (18) being disposed parallel to a longitudinal axis (T) of the trunk.
     
    10. Garment (10) according to claim 1, characterized in that it is provided with a protection element (24) applied at the at least one not-stretchable element (18).
     
    11. Garment (10) according to claim 10, characterized in that the protection element (24) is applied at the inner side of the at least one not-stretchable element (18), the protection element (24) being positioned between the at least one not-stretchable element (18) and an inner fabric (26) of the garment.
     
    12. Garment (10) according to claim 10, characterized in that the protection element (24) is made of a protective impact absorbing foam.
     
    13. Garment (10) according to claim 1, characterized in that elastic band (16) is provided at its side ends with two first extensions (161), each of the two first extensions (161) extending upwards along the waist area of the garment.
     
    14. Garment (10) according to claim 1, characterized in that the elastic band (16) is provided at its side ends with two second extensions (162), each of the two second extensions (162) extending downwards along the hip area of the garment.
     
    15. Garment (10) according to claim 1, characterized in that it comprises a further stretchable panel (30) running across the upper back portion of the garment (10); the stretchable panel (30) connecting to each other the second portions (142) of each elastic insert (14).
     


    Ansprüche

    1. Kleidungsstück für Motorradfahrer (10), umfassend eine Bahn (12), die durch zwei elastischen Einsätze (14) gebildet ist, wobei jeder elastische Einsatz (14) einen ersten Abschnitt (141) aufweist, der unter der jeweiligen Achselhöhle entlang der Seite des oberen Abschnitts des Rumpfs angeordnet ist, und einen zweiten Abschnitt (142), der über das jeweilige Schulterblatt nach oben geneigt ist, und durch ein elastisches Band (16), das quer entlang des unteren Abschnitts des Rückens angeordnet ist;
    dadurch gekennzeichnet, dass die beiden elastischen Einsätze (14) mittels zumindest eines nicht-dehnbaren Elements (18), das entlang der Seiten des Rumpfes verläuft, mit dem elastischen Band (16) verbunden sind, und dass das Kleidungsstück (10) zwei weitere dehnbare Teile (20) umfasst, wobei jedes dehnbare Teil (20) entlang der Innenseite des Ärmels vom Handgelenk bis zur Achselhöhle verläuft und mit einer Verlängerung (22) versehen ist, die sich entlang der angrenzenden Seite des oberen Abschnitts des Rumpfes erstreckt und mit dem ersten Abschnitt (141) des angrenzenden elastischen Einsatzes (14) verbunden ist.
     
    2. Kleidungsstück (10) nach Anspruch 1, dadurch gekennzeichnet, dass die Verlängerung (22) eine längliche dreieckige Form aufweist.
     
    3. Kleidungsstück (10) nach Anspruch 2, dadurch gekennzeichnet, dass eine der längeren Seiten der Verlängerung (22) über ihre gesamte Länge mit dem ersten Abschnitt (141) des angrenzenden elastischen Einsatzes (14) verbunden ist, so dass sich die Verlängerung (22) in der Nähe des angrenzenden nicht-dehnbaren Elements (18) erstreckt.
     
    4. Kleidungsstück (10) nach Anspruch 2, dadurch gekennzeichnet, dass die Spitze der Verlängerung (22) mit dem angrenzenden nicht-dehnbaren Element (18) in Kontakt ist.
     
    5. Kleidungsstück (10) nach Anspruch 1, dadurch gekennzeichnet, dass das dehnbare Teil (20) aus einem dehnbaren Stoff gefertigt ist.
     
    6. Kleidungsstück (10) nach Anspruch 5, dadurch gekennzeichnet, dass das dehnbare Teil (20) und die Verlängerung (22) ein einziges Teil dehnbaren Stoffs mit einer nahtlosen Konstruktion sind.
     
    7. Kleidungsstück (10) nach Anspruch 1, dadurch gekennzeichnet, dass die zwei elastischen Einsätze (14) mittels zwei nicht-dehnbarer Elemente (18), von denen jedes entlang einer entsprechenden Seite des Rumpfes angeordnet ist, mit dem elastischen Band (16) verbunden sind.
     
    8. Kleidungsstück (10) nach Anspruch 1, dadurch gekennzeichnet, dass das zumindest eine nicht-dehnbare Element (18) aus einem abriebbeständigen Material gefertigt ist.
     
    9. Kleidungsstück (10) nach Anspruch 1, dadurch gekennzeichnet, dass das zumindest eine nicht-dehnbare Element (18) im Wesentlichen eine rechteckige Form oder Parallelogrammform aufweist; wobei die längeren Seiten des zumindest einen nicht-dehnbaren Elements (18) parallel zu einer Längsachse (T) des Rumpfes angeordnet sind.
     
    10. Kleidungsstück (10) nach Anspruch 1, dadurch gekennzeichnet, dass es mit einem Schutzelement (24) versehen ist, das an dem zumindest einen nicht-dehnbaren Element (18) angebracht ist.
     
    11. Kleidungsstück (10) nach Anspruch 10, dadurch gekennzeichnet, dass das Schutzelement (24) an der Innenseite des zumindest einen nicht-dehnbaren Elements (18) angebracht ist, wobei das Schutzelement (24) zwischen dem zumindest einen nicht-dehnbaren Element (18) und einem Innenstoff (26) des Kleidungsstücks angeordnet ist.
     
    12. Kleidungsstück (10) nach Anspruch 10, dadurch gekennzeichnet, dass das Schutzelement (24) aus einem schützenden stoßabsorbierenden Schaum gefertigt ist.
     
    13. Kleidungsstück (10) nach Anspruch 1, dadurch gekennzeichnet, dass das elastische Band (16) an seinen Seitenenden mit zwei ersten Verlängerungen (161) versehen ist, wobei sich jede der beiden ersten Verlängerungen (161) entlang des Taillenbereichs des Kleidungsstücks nach oben erstreckt.
     
    14. Kleidungsstück (10) nach Anspruch 1, dadurch gekennzeichnet, dass das elastische Band (16) an seinen Seitenenden mit zwei zweiten Verlängerungen (162) versehen ist, wobei sich jede der beiden zweiten Verlängerungen (162) entlang des Hüftbereichs des Kleidungsstücks nach unten erstreckt.
     
    15. Kleidungsstück (10) nach Anspruch 1, dadurch gekennzeichnet, dass es eine weitere dehnbare Bahn (30) umfasst, die über den oberen hinteren Abschnitt des Kleidungsstücks (10) verläuft; wobei die dehnbare Bahn (30) die zweiten Abschnitte (142) der elastischen Einsätze (14) miteinander verbindet.
     


    Revendications

    1. Vêtement pour motocyclistes (10) comprenant un panneau (12) formé par deux inserts élastiques (14), chaque insert élastique (14) ayant une première partie (141) positionnée au-dessous de l'aisselle respective le long du côté de la partie supérieure du tronc et une seconde partie (142) inclinée vers le haut sur l'omoplate respective, et par une bande élastique (16) positionnée transversalement le long d'une partie inférieure du dos,
    caractérisé en ce que les deux inserts élastiques (14) sont raccordés à la bande élastique (16) au moyen d'au moins un élément non extensible (18), s'étendant le long du côté du torse, et en ce que le vêtement (10) comprend deux autres pièces extensibles (20), chaque pièce extensible (20) s'étendant le long du côté interne de la manche à partir du poignet jusqu'à l'aisselle et étant prévue avec une extension (22) s'étendant le long du côté adjacent de la partie supérieure du tronc, et assemblée à la première partie (141) de l'insert élastique (14) adjacent.
     
    2. Vêtement (10) selon la revendication 1, caractérisé en ce que l'extension (22) a une forme triangulaire allongée.
     
    3. Vêtement (10) selon la revendication 2, caractérisé en ce que l'un des côtés plus longs de l'extension (22) est assemblé le long de toute sa longueur à la première partie (141) de l'insert élastique (14) adjacent, de sorte que l'extension (22) s'étend à proximité de l'élément non extensible (18) adjacent.
     
    4. Vêtement (10) selon la revendication 2, caractérisé en ce que le sommet de l'extension (22) est en contact avec l'élément non extensible (18) adjacent.
     
    5. Vêtement (10) selon la revendication 1, caractérisé en ce que la pièce extensible (20) est réalisée avec un tissu extensible.
     
    6. Vêtement (10) selon la revendication 5, caractérisé en ce que la pièce extensible (20) et l'extension (22) sont une pièce de tissu extensible d'un seul tenant, ayant une construction sans couture.
     
    7. Vêtement (10) selon la revendication 1, caractérisé en ce que les deux inserts élastiques (14) sont raccordés à la bande élastique (16) au moyen de deux éléments non extensibles (18), chacun positionné le long d'un côté correspondant du tronc.
     
    8. Vêtement (10) selon la revendication 1, caractérisé en ce que le au moins un élément non extensible (18) est réalisé avec un matériau résistant à l'abrasion.
     
    9. Vêtement (10) selon la revendication 1, caractérisé en ce que le au moins un élément non extensible (18) a une forme sensiblement rectangulaire ou parallélogramme ; les côtés plus longs du au moins un élément non extensible (18) étant disposés parallèlement à un axe longitudinal (T) du tronc.
     
    10. Vêtement (10) selon la revendication 1, caractérisé en ce qu'il est prévu avec un élément de protection (24) appliqué sur le au moins un élément non extensible (18).
     
    11. Vêtement (10) selon la revendication 10, caractérisé en ce que l'élément de protection (24) est appliqué sur le côté interne du au moins un élément non extensible (18), l'élément de protection (24) étant positionné entre le au moins un élément non extensible (18) et un tissu interne (26) du vêtement.
     
    12. Vêtement (10) selon la revendication 10, caractérisé en ce que l'élément de protection (24) est réalisé avec une mousse de protection d'absorption de chocs.
     
    13. Vêtement (10) selon la revendication 1, caractérisé en ce que la bande élastique (16) est prévue, au niveau de ses extrémités latérales, avec deux premières extensions (161), chacune des deux premières extensions (161) s'étendant vers le haut le long de la zone de taille du vêtement.
     
    14. Vêtement (10) selon la revendication 1, caractérisé en ce que la bande élastique (16) est prévue, au niveau de ses extrémités latérales, avec deux secondes extensions (162), chacune des deux secondes extensions (162) s'étendant vers le bas le long de la zone de hanche du vêtement.
     
    15. Vêtement (10) selon la revendication 1, caractérisé en ce qu'il comprend un autre panneau extensible (30) s'étendant de part et d'autre de la partie arrière supérieure du vêtement (10) ; le panneau extensible (30) raccordant entre elles les secondes parties (142) de chaque insert élastique (14).
     




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