Gear Guide: Tecnica R9.8 130

r9.8_130The Tecnica R 9.8 130 offers skiing Pro’s and expert skiers power and sensitivity. Modeled after our R 9.3 World Cup Race boot, the R 9.8 has a 98mm, semi-plug design. Most notably the R 9.8 is molded in black plastic that has exceptional touch on the snow, and a smooth flex pattern.  The 130 features the Quick Instep for easy on and off in a low volume design. The Power Lock strap acts like a 5th buckle offering a powerful, performance enhancing closure. Dual Cuff alignment, flex adjustment and removable velcro rear spoiler offer personalization to access your ultimate performance zone.


  • 98mm Last
  • 130 Flex
  • Sizes: 4 – 11.5 U.S.

MSRP $785.00

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