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Taking a page from the Formula 1 playbook, the Alpinestars Faster Shoes take the go-fast looks of classic racing shoes to two wheels. The anatomically shaped footbed delivers superb comfort and an abrasion resistant microfiber upper hides ankle protection, a reinforced toe box and heel counter for ultimate street insurance for the moto minded speed enthusiast.

Features:

  • Aggressively profiled upper is constructed from a superbly lightweight, durable and abrasion-resistant microfiber
  • Performance padding on tongue and collar provides high levels of comfort and fit around the ankle and instep
  • Advanced textile lining features microfiber suede insert on heel to prevent the foot from slipping
  • Secure, personalized closure fit thanks to lacing system and adjustable Velcro® strap across lower shin. VELCRO® brand closures straps are tipped with PU for grip and ease of closure
  • Double density TPU ankle protector disks are layered under the upper and backed by foam padding
  • External TPR toe slider and external ankle guard help protect against abrasion and knocks
  • Microfiber shift pad is backed by foam padding and features textured debossing for better grip on bike’s controls
  • Internal toe box and heel counter are layered under the upper for structure and ergonomic design
  • Ultra-lightweight and flexible rubber compound sole feature laser-ablated, textured patterning for excellent grip
  • PU midsole on the heel area for comfort features integrated steel shank for enhanced sole rigidity
  • Removable and replaceable EVA and Lycra foot-bed is anatomically profiled for added comfort and support
  • Flex insert on Achilles heel provides riding comfort and maneuverability on and off the bike
  • Hi-Vis reflective panel on rear improves visibility to other road users
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4 / 5
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Alpinestars Men's Riding Shoe/Casual Footwear Sizing

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38 6
38.5 6.5
39 7
40 7.5
40.5 8
41 8.5
42 9
42.5 9.5
43 10
43.5 10.5
44 11
45 11.5
45.5 12
46 12.5
47 13
47.5 13.5
48 14

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I wanted a street racing shoe not house slipper level protection
I bought these shoes in hopes for a riding shoe that adds protection verse running shoes/cowboy boots, but at the same time still looked casual enough to wear to work on Fridays with jeans. I ended up returning the shoes the next day and upgraded to the Alpinestars SMX 6 Vented Boots.

Pros:
- Style looks decently cool. Probably the main reason I bought them. My friend said they looked like basketball shoes mixed with wrestling shoes. But when riding, I should be more concerned with protection than style. It is, after all, the whole reason to get riding shoes.
- Ankle protection is better than standard running shoes with the high ankle support and slider on the side of the ankle.

Cons:
- The Faster shoe runs very small. I wear a size 11 in Nikes, 10.5 in Ariat boots, and 10 in Cole Haan Wingtips. I got this shoe in 10.5. The overall length of the shoe was about an inch shorter than my size 10 Cole Haans! The shoe makes your foot look very small and girly and doesn't look good in blue jeans as I was hoping (Maybe the white shoes would look better). Kind of cramped. Depending on the shoes you normally wear I would suggest getting 1/2 size to a full size bigger than normal or go with the largest size out of all the shoes you have. In my case I should have gone with the 11...minimum.

- Horrible Protection. Everywhere, except the ankle and heel, feels like there is no protection. Although they look nice, I felt like I slipped my foot into a cheap leather sock. The shoe felt way too flexible, and the leather/padding didn't feel thick or stiff enough around the foot to provide any impact protection. I thought there would be at least decent padding and thicker leather on the toe box where you would shift...not at all. Honestly, my Nike Shox felt like they had thicker leather and more protection than these in the entire foot area. It felt as if I would be shifting pretty much barefoot, and that my left big toe would get bruised from shifting on an hour+ ride. The toe slider is a joke, just a little thin piece of plastic. If you lowsided (which is the lesser violent crash) and your foot got caught under the bike, you'd probably break several toes and bones in your foot.
- Price is a little high for what you get. If I ever decide to get a pair of riding shoes again, these will not be it. I would rather buy the TCX riding "boot" with waterproofing and supposedly better protection for the same price and casual-basketball shoe style.

I returned these A* Faster Shoes the next day to Revzilla. Great customer service for product returns. VERY SIMPLE - just watch the returning process video by Anthony.

Kind of glad the Faster shoes were less than adequate for riding or else I wouldn't have decided to go with boots with more protection.
I ended up buying the new Vented Alpinestars SMX 6 boot which have full CE rated protection, look just as cool as the Faster shoes (only part that sticks out of jeans is below ankle anyways), and I can wear the SMX6s on the track or with leather plants if I decide to do so.

I see no point in buying shoes that can barely replace my Nike Shox and can't take to the track.

If you're thinking about getting these shoes, don't. Spend the extra cash and get some real racing boots with extra protection, that look just as good with jeans over them, and that you can take later to the track so you don't end up wasting $130 on shoes you could have put towards awesome boots you'll eventually want.
June 3, 2014
Bang For The Buck
3 / 5
Protection & Durability
4 / 5
Features
5 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Air Flow
4 / 5
Great Shoe
I love these shoes. They protected my foot and ankle in a 40 MPH lowside on I-580 once. However I wouldn't trust these for anything heavy duty, the armor in them is very light, you really do need beefier boots but for light riding around town or short commutes these are awesome. The vented version is great in hot weather. Mine have been holding up over a year with not too much wear. The sole could be thicker but it hasn't worn through yet.
June 3, 2016
Ride:
2015 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R ZX636
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
5 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
Style
5 / 5
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4 / 5
Excellent
Awesome shoes. Took a week to break them in. Amazingly comfortable to the point that I wear them more than my regular shoes and look amazing with almost any attire. Highly recommend!
April 10, 2016
Ride:
2015 Yamaha FZ-07
Bang For The Buck
3 / 5
Protection & Durability
3 / 5
Features
3 / 5
Comfort
4 / 5
Style
3 / 5
Air Flow
3 / 5
good boot, good price.
Only problem I have with these boots is that there is pretty much no tread on the bottom which can be fairly slippery.
March 23, 2015
Ride:
2003 Suzuki SV650
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
Protection & Durability
4 / 5
Features
4 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
Style
5 / 5
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4 / 5
Great shoe - bad grip on sand or in wet.
So I have had these for roughly 9 months, and I commute with them every few days. I would recommend these, if they had the following improvements.

Modify the laser ablated grip to something that doesn't turn into a slick in 6 months. The Altama combat boots I have are much better at sticking in sand or the wet than these things. I have to do a two-step tango in sand or wet pavement so as to not drop the bike. So, they FAIL THEIR PRIMARY FUNCTION, which means they are a DO NOT BUY. In all other areas they excel. Two walking around in these hurts after a few hours, so I corrected this with a gel heel insert.

If Alpinestars makes these improvements I'll certainly buy another pair, however if the laser ablated grip stays, I'll be shopping for another product.
April 16, 2015
Ride:
2015 Honda NM4
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
5 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
Style
5 / 5
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5 / 5
Absolutely great shoes.
I purchased these to replace a similar paid of different branded shoes that started to fail. They're absolutely fantastic. A little stiff at first, but after your first good ride they will break in and not cause any discomfort.

The protection around the ankle is very solid and reassuring. The cut on these shoes is meant for a more sporty riding position, so they may not be the best cruiser shoes. There isn't a shift box, but the shoe actually has a lot of padding around the toe area so shifting isn't uncomfortable.

They look great, I've received a lot of compliments on them. Fit was spot on for me, I'm between an 11 and a 12 and an 11.5 was absolutely perfect.

Quality is superb, exactly what you would expect from Alpinestars. When these shoes wear out, I would definitely buy another pair.
May 17, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
Ride:
2003 Honda CBR600RR
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
4 / 5
Features
4 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
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4 / 5
Great pair of casual riding shoes.
You need to be aware that these shoes are not really meant for track days. These are more of a casual riding shoe that is meant to be worn all day (and I have). If you understand these two issues, and this is the type of shoe you are looking for then you will not be disappointed.

This shoe is amazing. The fit is great and near dead on. For reference, I found it's approximately a 0.5 smaller size than New Balance and 0.5 larger than Reebok. The foot is fairly narrow though, so watch out if you have wide feet.

The look is also very good. When on, and with pants to cover the top portion with the Velcro straps, they look just like a pair of stylish men's boots and I've gotten many compliments on my 'boots' before people found out what they actually are. Additionally, they are very comfortable and they do come with a heel so they can be worn like any other shoe. I have worn these all day with no ill effect, and I sometimes wear them to work. They (the almost all black pair) are also good enough to pass as dress shoe substitutes as I've worn them to the office on numerous occasions.

The shoe secures nicely and stays that way as long as you wrap the laces into the Velcro.

The only real downside to these shoes (and I'm not sure if it's a downside to riding shoes in general) is the lack of any grip on the sole. Though, I've found that it's not really necessary.
June 20, 2015
Ride:
2012 Honda CBR250R ABS
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
5 / 5
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4 / 5
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For something that is not an actual boot, these shoes compete very well with boots. They provide a lot of protection with all the built in safety features, while giving you some of the most comfortable shoes you have put your feet in. I would not recommend getting the vented shoes as these get enough air flow in hot temperatures, while being perfect for winter/rain if you don't live in an area that gets too cold. My shoe size normally ranges from 10-10.5 and so I decided to get the 10.5 because it seemed like they run small. At 10.5, the shoe is actually a little big on me, so I would recommend sticking to your actual size. These shoes just make everything feel easier and more natural on the bike, while giving me the confidence you would get by having safe gear on. I actually saved my bike from going down once by kicking out a foot as hard as I can, and managed to barely leave a scratch on these shoes. If you are debating between these and another shoe, the alpinestars are certainly the right choice.
December 14, 2015
Ride:
2015 Yamaha FZ-07
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
3 / 5
Features
4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Good style, very comfortable, great price
I have a pair of Sidi Vertigo boots that I feel provide excellent protection. However, they are not comfortable at all to walk in, so I wanted something for more casual riding that gave some protection but that I could walk around in and would look good. These fit the bill.

Pros:
Comfortable
Style
Price

Cons:
Not as much protection as a boot - they are quite flexible
No ventilation - get a little hot
They look a little "plasticy"; sort of too shiney
December 22, 2016
Purchased
7 months ago
Ride:
2014 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
4 / 5
Features
5 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
Style
5 / 5
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4 / 5
Water resistant on light rains, but not on heavy rains
These shoes are super nice looking, kinda feels like I'm wearing super expensive high-top Jordans, but better since these offer protection.

I've ridden with these on light rains and my feet stayed dry the entire time. However, when it's raining hard (like a thunderstorm) your feet would get wet, although not completely wet, but you would feel some water seeping through. The grip on these shoes (on the bottom) aren't very grippy when standing on wet asphalt. I would say my foot has slipped a few times when attempting to back up my bike while being on it in a slightly inclined road.
October 2, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
Ride:
2008 Honda CBR600RR
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Have a functionality, fit, or otherwise product-specific question about the Alpinestars Faster Shoes? Ask it here! If you have a customer service or shipping question, please direct it to our Customer Service department.

Welcome to our detailed breakdown of the new Alpinestars Faster Riding Shoes, available at RevZilla.com. So, in front of me you see three versions of the Faster, and keep in mind the Faster is the next generation of riding shoe from Alpinestars, taking the place of the Fastlane, which has done so well for the last few years.  Now, if you look at it, three versions in front, black, white, red.  I have my all black version, and this is actually the vented version, which is a different product page, watch a different video. Again, there's going to be that vent version, which is going to flow more air for summer-time riding.  I'm going to take that boy and move it right over there.

Diving into the boot itself though, remember, two to three season riding, casual riding shoe, meant to really have a great style touch to it, with lightweight protection. This is not a hardcore riding boot. This is really a riding shoe, which it can allow you to walk on the bike, off the bike, it's going to look great under a pair of jeans, in and around town, very flexible, a six on the stiff scale, so we've got to keep that in mind guys. Now, if we look at the changes versus the Fastlane, here with the new Faster, one is very easy to notice, and the others are actually subtle, but I'm a big fan of what they've done while remaining at that just over $100 price point.  Now, the first one is this big T.P.R. lateral slider. It's now one unit, its connected, its dual stitch, it's going to give you a little bit of better, low side protection on the lateral side of the toe box.

Now from there, the other changes are hard to notice, but they are actually great. The strap at the top is going to be in a new place.  It's going to be higher up, giving you a little more support, and it is going to tuck away more nicely under a pair of riding pants or jeans. The other thing that I love a lot is that they have done these lateral and medial hard parts now that are baked in.  The previous version just had a T.P.R. rubber area. It did not have anything hard in any of this area around the ankle, which is just so important. Now again, the toe box on this bad boy is still really low profile, and it is really soft, not a lot of reinforcement there, but they've also managed to reinforce the heel cuff here, and again this is the same boot.  I just have my black version here, a little bit beefier around the heel, definitely beefier around the ankle, but again, the biggest thing you are going to notice from a style standpoint is it is slightly changed and this T.P.R. is going to be slightly different.

Now, taking a step back Alpinestars typically, no problems with the American foot.  Again, I wear about a nine and a half, I'm in a 43. I don't have any issues there. If you are concerned about fit, remember we ship for free, no issues. As always though, click here, subscribe with us at RevZilla TV.  I would love to hear your comments, your questions, and your feedback on the new Faster from AlpineStars. Now, diving back into the boot, kind of breaking it down top to bottom.  I am going to bring my black version over there. Remember, there is a waterproof version of this bad boy as well, but that one is a bit more of an investment, that is going to be another product video at RevZilla.com, keep that in mind guys.

Looking at it, microfiber, which is this synthetic leather on the outside, almost this suede in its appearance, with this different style seam for this here, which is dual stitched up the side. Moving to the inside, it almost has this carbon fiber design to it, but it's not carbon fiber.  It's not hard or anything.  It again is just this synthetic microfiber.  You can see your laces are going to have eyelets that have reflective baked in, which is a nice touch, and on that vented version it is going to be a mesh tongue. But again, rounded laces, hopefully a better chance to stay away from your controls, but they are exposed. Again, remember it is going to be a pretty basic shoe. We've talked about the Velcro straps across the top, which is now beefier, and it's a little bit higher up on the shoe.  Mesh on the inside, and moving one more time to the back, they've redesigned the reflective panel. It is no longer two bars, it is a single bar with an Alpinestars logo.  Then moving into the sole, you are going to see a laser ablated sole here.  Very, very flexible, has a little bit of traction.

This is really an F1-style riding shoe, built for basic street riding in and around town, on and off the bike. Casual collection, you almost need to name it part of the Rideout Collection, but again, from here, there's a ton of boots in the Alpinestars boot and shoe collection.  There's the Joey. There are different boots that are more riding shoe centric, but then if you want something more technical, you are going to move into that SMX1. Remember, vintage version, non-vented based version, which is the video you are watching, and then there is the waterproof version.