The latest incarnation of the Tech 8 uses premium materials and innovative design features to create a lightweight boot with unrivalled levels of safety and performance. A unique inner ankle sleeve enhances comfort and fit when riding, while integrated high modulus TPU plates protect you from whatever the trail can throw at you.
Evolution improves the breed
• Innovative design and the use of advanced material compounds have resulted in a 15% weight reduction from the previous version.
• Upper constructed with lightweight Microfiber that is abrasion and tear resistant for ultimate protection.
• Alpinestars unique inner ankle sleeve is constructed from leather with 3D mesh panels and incorporates adjustable shock absorbing gel inserts on the ankles and a removable anatomic footbed for enhanced comfort, fit and protection on the ankle and lower leg.
• Alpinestars exclusive high grip, dual density rubber outsole with replaceable insert for durability.
Class leading protection and performance
• Contoured calf protector plate is injected with high modulus TPU for impact resistance.
• Extended, internal protection plates are also made of injected TPU and guard the ankle and lower foot, as well as the toe-box area.
Precision and comfort
• Low profile toe for improved control and sensitiveness in the shift area.
• New ergonomic ankle construction means no break-in is required for comfortable riding.
• Full-length, sculpted rubber panel on the inner side of the boot gives superb grip against the bike and is insulated with aluminum foil for improved heat resistance.
• Instep and Achilles flex zones for superior comfort, control and support.
• Revised closure system features 4 new self-aligning, quick release aluminum buckles with memory adjustment for precise closure.
• Top and bottom reverse closure design provides superior impact security and improved fit.
• Stamped steel sole and heel guard.
• Soft, TPU gaiter provides effective seal around the top of the boot, preventing excessive water and dirt entry.
• Breathable 3D tech mesh lining reduces heat buildup and improves comfort.
• Contoured tempered steel shank is over injected inside the mid-sole assembly for rider safety and support.
• The TECH 8 boot is CE certified.
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