Boots

  • Product Review: Alpinestars Tech 10

    Yesterday 16:00 by Michael Guy

    Product Review: Alpinestars Tech 10

    Alpinestars Tech 10, £420 Tester: Michael Guy Time tested: Two years/2000 off-road miles What’s good? What Alpinestars don’t know about making motorcycle boots isn’t worth knowing. Tech 10s are their...

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  • Product Review: Richa Ratchet boots

    19 January 2015 by Andy Davidson

    Product Review: Richa Ratchet boots

    Richa Ratchet boots, £99.99 Tester: Andy Davidson Time tested: Seven months/2000 miles What’s good? The Ratchets come with toesliders, ankle, shin and heel protection and a Hipora waterproof membrane.

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  • Product Review: Dr Martens Garrick boots

    29 December 2014 by Simon Brown

    Product Review: Dr Martens Garrick boots

    Dr Martens Garrick boots £359.99 Tester: Simon Brown Time tested: Two months/1500 miles What’s good? People have been wearing old-style Doc Martens on bikes for years – I’ve done many a mile in...

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  • Product Review: Daytona Strive GTX boots

    09 December 2014 by Simon Relph

    Product Review: Daytona Strive GTX boots

    Daytona Strive GTX boots £369.99 Tester: Simon Relph Time tested: 4800 miles/13 months What’s good? If you get cold feet and hate getting them wet when riding in the rain, then these are the boots for...

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  • Product Review: TCX Pro 2.1 motocross boots

    26 November 2014 by Andy Davidson

    Product Review: TCX Pro 2.1 motocross boots

    TCX Pro 2.1 motocross boots, £329.99 Time used: Five months/1500 miles What’s good? The Pro boots are made of tough stuff. They’ve taken serious knocks and remain in great condition. They come with...

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  • Product Review: Alpinestars S-MX 1.1 Boots

    12 November 2014 by Alison Silcox

    Product Review: Alpinestars S-MX 1.1 Boots

    Alpinestars S-MX 1.1, £129.99 Time tested: Two months/2000 miles What’s good? I have worn these ankle boots through the summer and on a couple of long weekends away and, after the initial strange...

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  • Product Review: Stylmartin Philadelphia

    22 October 2014 by Phil West

    Product Review: Stylmartin Philadelphia

    Stylmartin Philadelphia, £139.99 Miles covered/time: 1700 miles/nine months What's good? They call them ‘riding trainers’ – which I guess means they’re casually styled and not obviously motorbike...

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  • Product Review: Falco Ayda boots

    08 October 2014 by Al Silcox

    Product Review: Falco Ayda boots

    Falco Ayda boots, £129.99 Time tested: Two months/1600 miles What's good? These boots were comfortable from the off with one slight exception, the top of one of the zips scratching my leg slightly, I...

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  • Product Review: Spada Gear boots

    27 August 2014 by Emma Franklin

    Product Review: Spada Gear boots

    Spada Gear boots £79.99 Time tested: Four months/2000 miles What’s good? When you don’t need the faff of full-sized sports boots, these Spada Gear are simple, sports-styled leather boots that provide...

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  • Product Review: Stylmartin, Red Rock boots

    20 August 2014 by Andy Davidson

    Product Review: Stylmartin, Red Rock boots

    Stylmartin, Red Rock boots, £169 Time tested: Four months/2000 miles What’s good? The Red Rock boots are exactly what I was after. They’re lightweight summer boots for riding that also double up as...

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  • Product Review: Alpinestars Supertech-R

    30 July 2014 by Adam Child

    Product Review: Alpinestars Supertech-R

    Alpinestars Supertech-R, £359.99 Time tested: One North West 200 and TT fortnight (over 1000 racing miles) What’s good? The connection and feel is excellent. I put a huge amount of effort through the...

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  • Product Review: Sidi Mag-1 Boots

    16 July 2014 by Richard Newland

    Product Review: Sidi Mag-1 Boots

    Sidi Mag-1, £279.99 Time tested: 1400 miles / two months What’s good? The fit on Sidi’s new Mag-1 is fantastic. The micrometric fasteners allow you to ratchet the three key fitting points to...

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  • Product Review: TCX S-R1 Gore-Tex boots

    11 June 2014 by Richard Newland

    Product Review: TCX S-R1 Gore-Tex boots

    TCX S-R1 Gore-Tex boots, £249.99 Time tested: 4 months/ 400 wet miles What’s good? They work. Even in really persistent heavy rain, they’ve not let in a single drop of water. I even resorted to the...

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  • Product Review: Spada ST1 WP boots

    11 June 2014 by Simon Brown

    Product Review: Spada ST1 WP boots

    Spada ST1 WP boots, £99.95 Time tested: 1800 miles/two months What’s good? Reassuringly sturdy, these boots are both decent value at under £100 and packed with protection with hard plastic armour at...

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  • Product Review: Daytona Evo Voltex GTX boots

    04 June 2014 by Tony Hoare

    Product Review: Daytona Evo Voltex GTX boots

    Daytona Evo Voltex GTX boots, £679.99 Time tested: Four months, 3000 miles What’s good? There are lots of positives about these boots, but the only place I can possibly start is with the price. At...

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  • Product Review: Alpinestars Toucan GTX boots

    09 April 2014 by Andy Davidson

    Product Review: Alpinestars Toucan GTX boots

    Alpinestars Toucan GTX boots, £349.99 Time tested: One year, 10,000 miles What’s good? These bad-boys are tough, robust and waterproof thanks to a Gore-Tex membrane - exactly what you want from an...

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  • Product Review: Stylmartin Indian boots

    18 March 2014 by Liam Marsden

    Product Review: Stylmartin Indian boots

    Stylmartin Indian boots, £189 Time tested: 2000 miles/Eight months What’s good? The Stylmartin Indian boots offer a good compromise between big bike boots and normal casual boots – looking smart off...

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  • Product Review: Alpinestars SMX 6 boots

    11 March 2014 by Steve Hunt

    Product Review: Alpinestars SMX 6 boots

    Alpinestars SMX 6 boots, £189.99 Time tested: Four months, 1200 miles What’s good? These boots from the Italian giants of the motorcycle clothing industry are everything you would expect from one of...

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  • Product Review: Daytona Travel Star GTX boots

    04 February 2014 by Andy Davidson

    Product Review: Daytona Travel Star GTX boots

    Daytona Travel Star GTX boots, £379.99 Time tested: 9000 miles/ five months What’s good? The Travel Star GTX boots are a high quality product, albeit for a high price. They feature a Gore-Tex...

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  • Product Review: Puma Roadster v4 GTX Boot

    18 December 2013 by Alison Silcox

    Product Review: Puma Roadster v4 GTX Boot

    Puma Roadster v4 GTX Boot, £179.99 Time tested: 2000 miles/ Four months What’s good? They are exceptionally comfortable and didn’t take any breaking in. When off the bike they have a sturdy sole and...

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  • Product Review: Red Wing 8146 Moc Lug boots

    09 December 2013 by Simon Relph

    Product Review: Red Wing 8146 Moc Lug boots

    Red Wing 8146 Moc Lug boots, £225.00 Time tested: 2300 miles/seven months What’s good? I wore these boots all through the summer on the bike. I wanted something sturdy with some ankle protection, but...

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  • Product Review: TCX Airtech GTX Boot

    18 November 2013 by Steve Hunt

    Product Review: TCX Airtech GTX Boot

    TCX Airtech GTX Boot, £150 Time tested:  Five months/1500 miles What’s good? During the lighter, hotter summer rides it’s essential to feel comfortable when riding and nothing upsets me more...

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  • Boot Review: TCX X-Street WP ankle boot

    14 October 2013 by Steve Hunt

    Boot Review: TCX X-Street WP ankle boot

    TCX X-Street WP ankle boot, £100 Time tested:  1910 miles/ six months What’s good? I’d be lost without these ace little boots! They’re pretty much my daily work-wear whilst at MCN, simply...

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  • Boots Review: Alpinestars SMX Plus Gore-Tex

    14 October 2013 by Michael Neeves

    Boots Review: Alpinestars SMX Plus Gore-Tex

    Alpinestars SMX Plus Gore-Tex: £299.99 Time used: One year What’s good? They’re warm, comfortable, completely waterproof, sturdy, beautifully-made and don’t look big and frumpy, like a lot of...

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  • Boots Review: Harley Davidson Darnel boots

    16 September 2013 by Ped Baker

    Boots Review: Harley Davidson Darnel boots

    Harley Davidson Darnel boots £119.90 Time tested: 600 miles/two months What’s good? The older I get (46 last week) the less willing I am to faff about with overcomplicated motorcycle kit. In my view,...

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  • Boots Review: TCX T-Lily Gore-tex boots

    16 August 2013 by Alison Silcox

    Boots Review: TCX T-Lily Gore-tex boots

    TCX T-Lily Gore-tex boots, £179.99 Time tested: 1000 miles/ 1 month What’s good: These leather boots took little time to break in and after the recent April showers they’ve proved to be fully...

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  • Boots Review: TCX S-Race boots

    29 July 2013 by Tony Hoare

    Boots Review: TCX S-Race boots

    TCX S-Race boots, £129.99 (special deal on www.mcnshop.com) Time tested: 15,000 miles/three years What’s good? There’s a balance to be struck between heavy-duty protection and everyday practicality...

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  • Boots Review: Dainese Anfibio Café

    15 July 2013 by Andy Downes

    Boots Review: Dainese Anfibio Café

    Dainese Anfibio Café, £165 Time tested: 1200 miles/two months What’s good? These are my dry ride to work, around town and short journey boots and in that role they have been perfect so far. I wanted...

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  • Boots Review: TCX R-S2 boots

    17 June 2013 by Tony Hoare

    Boots Review: TCX R-S2 boots

    TCX R-S2 boots, £259.99 Tester: Tony Hoare Time tested: 1000 miles/eight months What’s good? They survived my crash well enough to still be used now, but with quite a few scuffs for the authentic...

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  • Boots Review: Alpinestars Air Plus

    10 June 2013 by Andy Davidson

    Boots Review: Alpinestars Air Plus

    Alpinestars Air Plus, £179.95 Tester: Andy Davidson Time tested: 4000 miles/7 months What's good? These boots are perfect for summer use. They are super light-weight, comfortable and waterproof. The...

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  • Boots Review: Alpinestars Tech8 boots

    28 May 2013 by Michael Guy

    Boots Review: Alpinestars Tech8 boots

    Alpinestars Tech8 boots, £349.99 Tester: Michael Guy Miles/time: 1200 off-road miles/three years What’s good? Like a lot of motorcyclists I take protection seriously whether it’s one-piece leathers on...

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  • Boot Review: Alpinestars Gore-Tex CR-4

    07 May 2013 by Adam Child

    Boot Review: Alpinestars Gore-Tex CR-4

    Alpinestars Gore-Tex CR-4 £149.99 Time tested: 20,000 miles/ 6+ years What’s good? As you can tell by the state of my Alpinestars boots they’ve had a hard life, but survived some real abuse. I...

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  • Boot Review: Vitesse Hunt Boot

    07 May 2013 by Steve Hunt

    Boot Review: Vitesse Hunt Boot

    Vitesse Hunt Boot £150 Time tested: 4000 miles/7 Months What’s good? I needed a boot that would offer as much protection as possible whilst looking and feeling good when I’m off the bike walking...

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