Alpinestars is about to launch its Spring 2017 collection and here’s a couple of sneak peeks at two new elements from it.

First up is the firms’ new Air Plus V2 Gore-Tec XCR Boot. No price for these as yet, expect that soon, but here’s what we do have from the Italian company so far:

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Sizes: 36-50 EUR

The Air Plus V2 Gore-Tex XCR Boot’s innovative design features a waterproof and breathable GORE-TEX XCR membrane layered under a well
ventilated mesh outer construction that ensures your feet stay comfortably dry in all-weather conditions. Dual-density ankle protectors together with internal heel and toe counters provide exceptional safety and support.
• Ergonomic new last for foot streamlining and superior fit and comfort.
• Air mesh main construction is layered with highly breathable materials for
superior ventilation and features over-injected soft PU reinforcements.
• Full grain leather on medial panel offers comfort and durability.
• Strategically positioned perforation zones on front and rear full
grain leather accordions for enhanced ventilation.
• Waterproof and breathable Gore-Tex XCR membrane provides outstanding weather
protection and ensures the feet stay comfortably dry in all conditions.
• Microfiber with technical texture plus shift pad, for more impact protection and durability.
• Medial side entry opening/closure zipper system with wide velcro closure.
Velcro tab locks the zip pull closed, keeping it flat and secure.
• Wide opening aperture for ease of access.
• Internal toe box protection is layered under the upper for improved feel and performance.
• Seamlessly integrated molded shin protector affords exceptional impact protection.
• Double layer reinforcement under the shin plate affords exceptional impact protection.
• Internal heel and toe counters for enhanced structural integrity.
• Injected PU shifter area ensures high levels of comfort and durability.
• Rear reflective insert for improved nighttime visibility.
• New removable anatomic footbed includes EVA and Lycra for comfort and support.
• Alpinestars’ exclusive compound rubber sole for optimal combination of grip and comfort.
• Contoured, injected high modulus polyamide midsole prevents excessive deformation of
the boot during an impact event while maintaining high levels of comfort and control.
• The Air Plus V2 Gore-Tex XCR V2 boot is CE certified.


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