It’s an evolutionary step for the Fastback Waterproof which incorporates a new forefoot shaping to offer better grip on the bike’s controls. With high levels of protection, performance padding around the ankle area, plus a foot-supporting sole construction, the Fastback Waterproof is superbly comfortable, on and off the bike. FASTBACK WATERPROOF SHOE KEY FEATURES: • Aggressively profiled upper is constructed from a superbly lightweight, durable and abrasion-resistant combination microfiber material. • New shoe shaping design has resulted in a more streamlined forefoot to enable better grip on the bike’s controls while providing excellent arch support. • Innovative sole construction is firm and flexible and incorporates a PU midsole on the heel area for comfort plus integrated steel shank for enhanced sole rigidity. • Accordion microfiber Achilles insert on rear collar for superb flexibility on and off the bike. • Secure, personalized and convenient closure fit thanks to lacing system and adjustable PU-tipped Velcro® strap across lower shin. • Guaranteed waterproof membrane layer between upper and lining for proven performance in difficult weather conditions. • External TPR lateral and medial guards provide all-round abrasion resistance to the ankle area, plus external lateral TPR toe protector. • TPU shift pad that features textured debossing for better grip on bike’s controls. • Double density TPU ankle protector disks are layer under the upper for excellent protection against knocks. • Performance padding on tongue and collar provides high levels of comfort and fit around the ankle and instep. • Internal toe box and heel counter are layered under the upper for more ergonomic design. • Alpinestars exclusive rubber compound sole for excellent grip, flex and durability. • Removable and replaceable EVA and Lycra® foot-bed is anatomically profiled for added comfort and support. • The Fastback Waterproof is CE certified.