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Astars Supertech R Boots
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Astars Supertech R Boots - April 28, 2012, 10:46 AM

Anyone use them? Worth it? Will be mostly street and some track (once I get my suit tailored up). I'm worried more about performance and comfort than cost, but also don't want to drop cash on something that won't live up to the hype.
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April 28, 2012, 04:30 PM

I have em.. Love em, but not really a street boot.. A bit too bulky to wear under jeans, but they really are comfy, and offer a TON of protection. As a track boot they are pretty damn hard to beat.. nothing to snag on hard parts..

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April 28, 2012, 04:35 PM

If I'm just running around town, I'll throw on my Dainese race out air boots under cortech jeans - they're pretty wide at the bottom and might fit over these, but if I'm riding highway, I usually wear leather pants that tuck in, so shouldn't be too much of a prob. Just wanted to see if the there's a consensus that they are worth it. STG says sizing runs about one size smaller for Euro sizes. That sound right? I run 44 on Dainese, so 43 on these?
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May 13, 2012, 09:09 PM

I have a pair of Dainese TRQ-Race Outs and they do not fit true to size in my experience. I wear a size 11 shoe but a size 43 boot. Sounds like the Supertechs might fit similarly...
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May 13, 2012, 10:03 PM

I have them. They're comfortable and offer lots of protection for the track; been down twice in them and no foot injuries. But i dont know if i'd want to wear them for a long time if not riding. They're made for racing/track days, not going to dinner or the mall, and I think they do their job well. I have a pair of Sidi Streetburners that I think are comfortable for everyday activities but they're not tall enough for the track. I guess it comes down to what function you need most. Hope that helps.

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May 13, 2012, 11:29 PM

I have the Supertech version before the 'R' came out.

Top notch boot. A* is a ridiculously nice company and they fixed up my boot even though it was waaaay past warranty and reasonable expectations.

I crashed at least once in this boot (lowside) and didn't feel a thing.

Once my current Supertechs get worn out, I will buy my 3rd pair of Supertechs.
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