1999 – 2017 ? We aren’t lying when we tell you Rip’s Cleats last many years without losing it’s aggressiveness, If worn and used properly. The condition of these cleats after 18 years of wear definitely show the integrity of our cleat. On top of that, we have made many improvements to our cleats since this model. Most importantly, our elastic is now much more durable and contains a waterproof coating.