The Tech 8 is a legend, with a history of Success in Racing and Sales, the great news is that the NEW TECH 8 maintains this DNA and adds new important strengths:
- Low profile toe for improved control and sensitiveness in the shift area.
- Tear and abrasion resistant microfiber material upper construction.
- Contoured shin plate protector is injected with high modulus TPU for a high level of impact and abrasion resistance.
- Contoured calf protector plate is injected with high modulus TPU for impact resistance.
- Contoured rubber panel on the inner side of the boot is designed for excellent contact grip with the bike, providing a high level of support and is laminated with aluminum foil to guard against heat.
- Extended, internal, injected TPU protection plates guard the ankle and sides of the lower foot, as well as the toe-box area of the boot.
- Instep and Achilles flex zones for superior comfort, control and support.
- Closure system featuring 4 aluminum buckles with memory adjustment and quick release/locking system with self-aligning design for easy, precise closure.
- New buckle receiver features built in metal spring to firmly hold the buckle in place, while granting an easy clip-in.
- Top and bottom reverse closure design provides superior impact security and improved fit.
- Removable and replaceable kick starter protection insert on right boot.
- 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.
- Alpinestars unique anatomical and fully perforated microfiber and 3D tech mesh inner ankle sleeve features removable shock absorbing asymmetrical gel ankle protectors and a removable anatomic footbed.
- Alpinestars exclusive, high grip, dual density rubber outsole with replaceable insert for durability.
- Contoured tempered steel shank is over injected inside the mid-sole assembly for rider safety and support.
- The TECH 8 boot is CE certified