A timeline of the Alpinestars trials boot
Worn by trial world champions since Bernie Schreiber piloted his Bultaco to the number one spot in 1979, Alpinestars trials boots have evolved from lightly modified motocross boots to a pure, specialist trials boot, the input from the world’s best riders continuing today just as it has across the last four decades.
Bernie Schreiber, 1979 Trials World Champion
As trials machines became lighter and more agile, riders developed new skills to fully exploit the progression of these enhanced capabilities. The sections became more demanding, the obstacles bigger than ever, often verging on the impossible. These new riding styles required more finesse from the machine’s controls and so a boot with generous flexibility was an absolute must for a skilled touch of rear brake, a technique that has become such an integral part of modern trials.
Thierry Michaud, three-times Trials World Champion
From the early ‘Schreiber edition’ boot through the evolution of the NoStop and on to the current Tech T boot, legends such as Thierry Michaud, Jordi Tarres, Dougie Lampkin and the greatest trials rider of all time, Toni Bou have all had their say in how the boots should feel and how they should strike the perfect balance between performance and protection.
Tommi Ahvala, 1992 Trials World Champion
Different closure systems, improved shin protection, anatomic footbeds to reduce foot pain from a day spent stood on the pegs, better traction for walking sections — all the things the riders have asked for over the years with no compromise when it comes to that all-important feel and flexibility, the absolute key ingredient for ultimate control and precision.
Jordi Tarres, seven-times Trials World Champion
Marc Colomer, 1996 Trials World Champion
This commitment to producing the best possible product — and one that is focused purely on trials performance — is an ethos that sits perfectly with Jitsie. As a 100% trials brand, being able to collaborate with the manufacturer of the world’s most successful trials footwear has been a real privilege.
Boots Tech T Jitsie LE
Developed and tested in the most challenging terrains around the globe and already the mainstay of trials legend Toni Bou, the Tech T features a new ergonomic shin plate for protection and a specially developed proprietary sole that offers support and protection while giving sensitivity and dexterity of the footpegs – critical for today’s trials riders as they attempt even more incredible moves.
Alpinestars world trials champions
|1979||Bernie Schreiber||Schreiber Trial|
|2017-2021||Toni Bou||Tech T|