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Dreams do come true.
If you're looking for instant comfort when you head to the ski hill, just slip your foot into the Tecnica Mach1 105 LV Women's Ski Boot. Getting the Mach1 on in time to chase down pow is a breeze, because Tecnica designed it with a Quick Instep panel, a flexible piece of plastic right at the overlap to take the pain and struggle out of parking-lot donning and doffing.
The fit is a fairy tale, too, because the Mach1 features C.A.S. (Custom Adaptive Shape) technology in the shell, liner, and bootboard. Basically, they've all been constructed to allow maximum customization, so you (or better yet, a qualified booter) can grind out problem areas in the shell, shave the bootboard down to improve alignment, and heat-mold the Women's Ultrafit liner in a snap. Improved fit means improved comfort and performance, so you can make the most of the narrow 98mm last and low-volume (hence the"LV" moniker) fit. The Mach1 locks down via four micro-adjustable aluminum buckles and a 35mm power strap, and handles treacherous parking lots and staircases with a grippy bi-material sole, so getting to the lift isn't the sketchiest part of your day.
- C.A.S. shell
- C.A.S. Women's Ultrafit heat-moldable liner
- Quick Instep design
- Four aluminum buckles
- C.A.S bootboard
- Bi-material sole
- 35mm power strap
- Item #TEC001J
- Q & A
New Boots Who Dis
For too long I was skiing in flimsy boots that were too big for me, so this winter I went and got boot fitted and ended up going with these. I needed a boot that would work for my riding style, which is performance orientated and aggressive. The 105 flex is just enough that it responds well but doesn't hurt. Tecnica also runs a bit stiffer than most brands so that is something to keep in mind. The 98 last width makes for a narrow fit. I have a narrow foot, size 7.5 and I went down to a 23.5. I haven't gotten them heat molded yet but I think they may be too small. There is pressure on the outside of my foot on the head of the 5th metatarsal bone, and the boot does put pressure on the top of my foot but I think if I sized up to a 24.5 they would be perfect, or if I go them heat molded. All around, these are great boots, I think I just need to size up!
Awesome fit for a narrow foot. Great performance from these boots. No complaints.