2023 Tecnica Mach1 130 MV Men's Ski Boot
Tecnica Mach1 130 MV Ski Boots
The Tecnica Mach1 130 MV is a stiff boot for dialed precision, power, and response. With a stiff 130 flex and 100 millimeter last to accommodate higher volume feet, this boot is all there. They feature a roomier toe box and a rear cuff spine T-Drive carbon connector. A softer shell plastic makes the boot significantly easier to get on and off. The real story is how it skis, though. The newly minted T-Drive Carbon Spine creates a muscular connection between shell and cuff, supporting the boot for increased power, and delivering a consistent, progressive flex regardless of temperature. A C.A.S. Shell and cuff are now thicker on the medial side and thinner on the lateral side, this reduces weight slightly and increases power to the ski's edges. . This has allowed Tecnica to 'tune' the boots flex, giving a smooth, progressive, bottomless feeling feel. The C.A.S. high performance liner features an adjustable floating tongue, a feature many skiers find makes an enormous impact on comfort. All buckles are micro adjustable and have Lift Lock, which keeps the buckles out of the way when taking the boot on or off. The Tecnica Mach1 130 MV Ski Boot can drive any ski in any condition.
- Flex: 130
- Width: 100 mm
- C.A.S. polyether asymmetric lower shell
- C.A.S. polyester upper cuff with carbon T-Drive
- High Performance C.A.S. liner with floating, adjustable tongue
- Micro Adjustable aluminum buckles with Lift Lock
- 45mm Power Lock power strap
- Ability Level: Expert Skiers
Tighter than Salomon, but looser than the others. If you have a low instep, the Lange and Atomic are both lower volume than the others.
The 2022 Mach 1 MV 130 was carried over for the 2023 model year so there are no changes in construction.
Out of the box the 2023 Mach1 130 comes with a GW sole. You do however have the option to replace that GW sole with an ISO 5355 alpine sole from Tecnica if you so choose.
Nordica Speedmachine 120/130 might be a good choice. I find the liners to be on the higher-performance side while the shell's got some room.
The HV gives your foot more room, both in the forefoot and along the top. In addition to the fit difference, the HV also lacks the T-Drive technology that gives the boot a bit better performance. While the plastic is roughly the same stiffness, the HV version is a bit softer of a flex. Have fun!
They are 2023's. We got an early intro order!
A brief google search puts the 27.5 boot at 4 pounds 3 ounces per boot.
There's more to it than just size. Aggressiveness, preference, width, and ankle flexion all play roles in determining ski boot flex. It sounds to me like you're moving around too much in the HV 90, so a move to a stiffer and narrower boot makes sense. Also make sure the size is correct, as boots that are just too big are super common.