Alpinestars Limited Edition 'Nations' Tech 10

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Posted on October 4th, 2017


Matterley Basin, England - The annual Motocross of Nations race returns to Matterley Basin after an 11-year gap. The top riders from around the world have been hand selected to represent their country in a test of speed, endurance and teamwork. The iconic race allows fans and riders alike to show their national pride as they bring their passion for motocross together for a weekend of glory.

To celebrate the 'Nations' tradition along with Alpinestars long history of podium-winning performances at the race, Alpinestars introduces the Limited Edition 'Nations' Tech 10. This distinctive Alpinestars Tech 10 motocross boot brings the best protection available to the best riders in the world.

The exciting color-­‐way of the ‘Nations’ boot includes iconic red, white and blue features throughout the anatomically shaped boot. Design elements include a stars and stripes theme with a solid red shin plate, complemented by a bold white toe box.

Unsurpassed in protection and performance, the Tech 10 is the apex motocross boot. The limited edition ‘Nations’ Tech 10 will be available while supplies last.

TECH 10 CONSTRUCTION

  • The  one-­‐piece  co-­‐injected  foot  chassis  incorporates  five  different  advanced  polymer  compounds  in  a  single  streamlined and lightweight piece to offer strength and flexibility throughout the structure, while maintaining its robust structural integrity with no joints or weak points.
  • Innovative, lightweight upper combines full-­‐grain leather with advanced lightweight microfiber and an impact and abrasion resistant TPU shell.
  • Medial-­‐facing panel is constructed from a one-­‐piece, specifically formulated polymer for improved structural stability and integrity, and  incorporates a rubber insert panel for maximum  grip  contact  with  bike  and  improved  abrasion  resistance.

PROTECTION

  • The Tech 10 boot is CE certified.
  • Frontal protection features a dual closure system with an internal microfiber flap, plus Velcro® for a precise fit  closure attached securely with a micro-­‐adjustable, easy to operate,lightweight buckle. Shin incorporates a unique TPU blade system engineered to prevent frontal hyperextension and offer greater flex control.
  • Contoured TPU calf protector plate offers impact resistance and incorporates Alpinestars innovative rear blade system, formed with hard shock resistant polymer to protect the heel and features a rear hyperextension guard.
  • Innovative, ergonomic design for lateral and medial flex zones to provide superb front and rear flexion support which helps prevent damaging torsional forces around the ankle area.
  • Multi-­‐density foot shell incorporating heel and toe protection is highly resistant to abrasion and impact, and adds to the boot’s overall durability.

KEY FEATURES

  • Exclusive dual compound sole is seamlessly integrated to the multi-­‐density foot base structure with built-­‐in support. The  sole  offers superior durability, grip  and  feel while riding.
  • The central sole insert is easily replaceable and Alpinestars offers a full sole replacement and boot repair service.
  • New buckle closure system includes high-­‐impact aluminum bridge closures, with memory and a quick release/locking system with self-­‐aligning design for easy, precise closure and improved riding performance and security. All buckles are easily replaceable.
  • Soft microfiber gaiter helps seal out excessive water and dirt entry.Poly-­‐fabric  lining  with  3D  open  cell  foam  incorporates  anti-­‐slip  suede  on  heel  
  • Poly-­‐fabric  lining  with  3D  open  cell  foam  incorporates  anti-­‐slip  suede  on  heel  area  to  keep  foot  located  inside  the boot.

INNER ANKLE BRACE

  • Innovative biomechanical inner ankle brace features medial and lateral “C” torsion bars to control ankle and leg rotation, while allowing freedom of movement. Wide fit torsion bar replacements are included. These dual connection torsion bars offer the rider natural ankle movement with progressive damping of torsional forces during an accident.
  • TPU protection and shock absorbing padding on the heel and ankles and an ultra-­‐thin and flexible forefoot area for increased  sensitivity  and control.
  • New,  dual  compound,  removable  anatomic  foot-­‐bed  includes  EVA  for  comfort  and  support  and  aids  even  weight distribution.