Schuberth North America announces its partnership with German motorcycle apparel and equipment manufacturer Held.Schuberth NA will serve as the sole distributor of Held products in the United States, with a selection of products to become available in June 2014.
This selection will include Held’s famous GORE-TEX, leather and textile riding gloves, premium GORE-TEX textile adventure riding suits for both men and women, and waterproof bag systems. More information to be provided in coming weeks.“We are very excited to welcome Held Rider Equipment to the Schuberth North America family,” said Randy Northrup, Vice President of Schuberth North America.“Held uses the highest quality materials and draws on decades of engineering innovation to produce some of the best motorcycle gear available, which we believe will perfectly complement our offering of Schuberth helmets.”Best known worldwide for their award-winning glove lines, Held also designs and manufactures premium motorcycle safety gear, utilizing the highest quality materials and armor. Held’s innovations include being the first equipment manufacturer to implement naturally abrasion-resistant kangaroo and sting ray leathers in its products, the first to use a special inside stepped seam to eliminate seam discomfort, and the first manufacturer to use a titanium knuckle cover on their gloves.Held has built a reputation for quality and durability in the United States with its premium gloves. Drawing on over 68 years of experience engineering and testing cutting-edge glove designs, Held is continually developing new technology to create better, safer and more comfortable gloves for the future.Held’s Quattrotempi adventure riding jackets and pants utilize genuine GORE-TEX membranes to keep riders warm, comfortable and dry. Each piece features Held’s unique cloverleaf protection system, with durable CE-approved armor in key zones like shoulders, elbows, hips, knees and back. Other safety features include an abrasion resistant Cordura outer layer, and 3M SCOTCHLITE reflective details for safer night riding.Held’s drybag systems incorporate the same quality and durability that is found in their riding gear, and are guaranteed to keep your belongings dry while you are out on the road. Each bag features a tough tarpaulin liner, welded seams, and a dust and wind proof adjustable roll-top fastening system to keep contents securely enclosed.For more information, visit Schuberth North America