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.