rubber on the inside of right boot is already tore at crease where ankle bends. no crashes or footpegs caused this. and they cost 450. not sure if I will buy alpinestars again. they aren't like they used to be 10 years ago.
The latest incarnation of the Tech 8 uses premium materials and innovative design features to create a lightweight boot with unrivaled 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.