The skates offers a traditional Bauer Vapor fit with a tapered forefoot and tightened heel. A PU reinforced shell offers good durability and the thermoformed X-Rib heel pattern provides the tighter fit in the heel and ankles help to reduce slipping and movement.
An upgraded tongue from the Bauer X500 provides better comfort and protection with a two-piece white felt construction and a mid-density foam metatarsal guard on the front of the tongue also helps protect the foot from lace bite and allows the laces to slide up and down the tongue without binding, The ankle padding of the skate features anaform foam ankle pads to offer a comfortable fit after a head mould.
Another upgraded feature, the microfiber liner wicks away moisture from your foot. The outsole is upgraded to clear injected TPU for addition rigidity. This is the same outsole as used on the Vapor X400 skates. The Bauer X Rival boot is mounted on a fused holder and steel combination and features Tuuk stainless steel for good last and performance.
Source Exclusive upgrades include a microfiber liner, a two-piece felt tongue with mid density foam metatarsal guard, a clear injected TPU outsole with sublimated graphic and an altered facing to match the Bauer Vapor X900 graphic.