Alpinestars' new adventure touring boot
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.
Construction• 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.
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