The Alpinestars Tech 6S are off-road junior boots designed for children and preteens who have already begun in the world of motocross or enduro. The Tech 6S incorporate all the knowledge in boots from Alpinestars, as it shares many elements from the brand's excellent off-road Tech boots range.
Alpinestars Tech 6S general view.
The structure of Tech 6S follows the lines of other Thech range boots with a built in accordion panels on the side of the Achilles tendon and the instep area to provide better flexing. There're details that enhance comfort, like the use of stretch fabric and an inner finishing in suede on the inside of the cane to provide a double benefit: more grip but also thermal insulation. And in search of a better sealing, the cane edge has a rubber sheet finish.
Inner material close-up, we can see different layers of materials used in order to fix the feet and give enough perspiration.
Three buckles are the main fasteners, each one with a micrometric strap that memorises the position.
Finally, the sole has a special rubber compound and a pattern of small knobs blocks in toe and heel alternated with central channels to evacuate water and mud. Inside, there is a removable template, optimized for maximum flexibility.
The Alpinestars Tech 6S sole feature a two step zones and its pattern combine water evacuation groves along knobs for improved traction.
As a comparation with other junior boots, while the Alpinestars Tech 3S boots are off-road initiation for kids, while Tech 6S are designed for the same audience but looking forwrard offering the same protection technology as any senior rider boots.