The Tecnica R 9.8 130 and 110 offer skiing Pros 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.