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2013 Tecnica Ski Boots

2012-2013 Tecnica Ski Boots

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2013 Tecnica Ski Boots

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2012-2013 Tecnica Ski Boots

Here's ski boot guru Ray Rice's take on the Tecnica 2012-2013 (Buy Direct) ski boot collection.

Be sure to read how Ray analyzes and interprets each category of a ski boot manufacturer's offerings to better understand the need to pay attention to width and purpose of each boot. 'Regarding the Ski Boots Reviewed.' Tecnica continues to innovate and create great products across their three solid categories - Race, All Mountain and Free Mountain. which include over 40 models of ski boots. The Flex number following the model name refers to the flex resistance when bending the ankle, on average 150-120 is stiff, 110-90 is average and 80-50 is soft. Race:

  • Inferno R 150
  • Inferno R 130
  • Inferno 130
  • Inferno 110
  • Inferno JR 90
The Race Series is led by the Inferno R 150 and the Inferno R 130 in a tight 95 mm narrow width. Their Inferno 130, Inferno 110 and the Inferno JR 90 are at 98 mm width and all are ready to tackle any course. All Mountain:
  • Bodacious (130)
  • Blaze (110)
  • Heat (100)
  • Crush (100)(ladies)
  • Fling (90)(ladies)
Their All Mountain boots can go anywhere especially the Bodacious (130), Blaze (110) and Heat (100) for men and the Crush (100) and the Fling (90) for ladies all in a sweet skiing 98 mm width.
All Mountain (wide):
  • Demon 130
  • Demon 120
  • Demon 100
  • Demon 90
  • Demon 100 W (ladies)
  • Demon 90 W (ladies)
Then to open it up for more comfort yet still performance they have the Demon 130, Demon 120, Demon 100, Demon 90 and the ladies Demon 100 W and the Demon 90 W all in 100 mm width.
Free Mountain: Cochise 130 Pro Cochise 120 Cochise 110 Cochise 100 Cochise W 100 (ladies) Cochise W 90 (ladies) Tecnica has a walk mode series of good skiing touring boots with the Cochise 130 Pro, Cochise 120, Cochise 110 and the Cochise 100 all in 98 mm width. Then the Cochise W 100 and the Cochise W 90 are available in 100 mm with for women. The Cochise Pro Light (120) in 100 mm width is an extremely light weight great skiing option for the back country and overnight.
Phoenix Series:
  • Phoenix Max 12 Air (90)
  • Phoenix Max 8 (80)
  • Stampede (80)
  • Phoenix Max 12 Air W (ladies)
  • Phoenix Max 8 W (ladies)
  • Phoenix HVL 120
The Phoenix series gets wider with the Phoenix Max 12 Air (90), Phoenix Max 8 (80) and the Stampede (80) all at least 102 mm wide. The women's models include the Phoenix Max 12 Air W (90) and the Phoenix Max 8 W both also in 102 mm width. The Phoenix HVL 120 comes in an extra wide 106 mm, though the liner is the difference.
Mega Series:
  • Mega + 12 (80)
  • Mega + 10 (70)
  • Mega + 8 (60)
  • Esprit 12 (ladies)
  • Esprit 10 (ladies)
  • Esprit 8 (ladies)
Tecnica has a lower series with the Mega + 12 (80), Mega + 10 (70), Mega + 8 (60) for men and the women's Esprit 12, Esprit 10 and Esprit 8 all available in 104 mm width and softer plasic.

Junior Series:

  • Inferno 110
  • Inferno JR 90
  • Race Pro 70
  • Race Pro 60
  • Bodacious 65
Tecnica's Junior series is excellent with the Inferno 110 and the Inferno JR 90 available in 98 mm for great turns. Then the Race Pro 70, Race Pro 60 and the Bodacious 65 all come in 100 mm width. Kids series:
  • JT3 (60)
  • JT2 (50)
  • JT1 (40)
Then the JT3 (60), JT2 (50) and the JT1 (40) all come in a comfy 102 mm junior width with the number of buckles according to the name.

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