New: Alpinestars Toucan Gore-Tex boot

Alpinestars' new adventure touring boot

Posted: 28 August 2012
by Ben Cope

ALPINESTARS have released their new all-weather adventure touring boot, the Toucan. Looking like a rugged motocross boot, the Toucan has been designed for comfort and flexibility and features a full GORE-TEX membrane to keep them waterproof.

Here's what Alpinestars have to say about them:

Safety features
• A fully CE-certified boot incorporating full leather and suede with a 100% waterproof GORE-TEX membrane.
• Innovative lateral ankle protection system forms flexible link between upper boot and lower foot area for added control and support.
• Medial side structure is contoured for perfect fit and flexibility fit, with reinforced polymer sculpturing for grip and protection against bike’s heat and impact.
• Advanced TPU protection layer covers the internal heel counter and toe box enhancing support and rigidity in key impact areas.
• Coated leather panel forms the outer surface of the toe box providing effective abrasion and weather resistance.
• Heel housed in molded external protector for increased impact dissipation and absorption.
• Contoured polymer shin guard incorporates an innovative vertical blade system for improved forward and rear control and support.

• Advanced instep and Achilles’ accordion flex zones for superior comfort, control and support.
• Medial surface stamped calf suede panel improves grip and protection.
• Wide-entry aperture for convenience with combined hard polymer and Velcro closure to allow wide range of calf fit adjustments.
• Closure system features aluminum buckles (replaceable) for security with memory adjustments and quick-release locking system.
• Upper boot collar and inner lining constructed from breathable mesh for added comfort.
• Removable anatomically profiled EVA foam footbed.
• Alpinestars exclusive rubber compound for the optimal combination of comfort and grip.
• Sole construction features integrated steel shank for improved comfort and durability.
• Lateral side vent for added airflow.

Sizes: 7-13

Price: £329.99

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