Boots (Jan - Dec 2012)

  • Alpinestar SMX-5

    10 December 2012 by Ryan Gwyn-Griffiths

    After upgrading from 50cc to 125cc, I decided it was time to buy some proper gear rather than risk injury or worse. So I looked at a range of boots and decided on the Alpinestar SMX-5 none waterproof in black and white. Trying them on for the first time they felt comfortable, secure and snug while still giving freedom of movement. This feeling continued when I tried them on the...

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  • Boot review: RST Women’s Trinity

    06 December 2012 by Kayleigh Nicolaou

    Boot review: RST Women’s Trinity

    RST Women’s Trinity Boots, £79.99
 Miles covered/time: 2000 miles/two months What’s good: I used these boots for a recent trip across Europe where I encountered all manner of conditions. Spending a...

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  • Boot Review: Red Wing 877 Men's 8-inch Boot

    06 November 2012 by Simon Relph

    Boot Review: Red Wing 877 Men's 8-inch Boot

    Red Wing 877 Men's 8-inch Boot, £250 Miles covered/time: 2000/eight months What’s good? I have worn other Red Wing boots for years and I would swear by them. To me, these are an iconic traditional...

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  • Boot review: TCX Jupiter 2 Gore-tex

    05 October 2012 by Mykel Nicolaou

    Boot review: TCX Jupiter 2 Gore-tex

    TCX Jupiter 2 Gore-tex boots, £125 Miles covered/time: 15,000/two years What’s good: These ankle-length boots are some of the most comfortable I’ve worn. The lining is waterproof and the quality of...

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  • Boot review: TCX Airtech Gore-Tex

    21 September 2012 by Simon Brown

    Boot review: TCX Airtech Gore-Tex

    TCX Airtech Gore-Tex boots, £169.99 Miles covered/time: 4500/18 months What’s good: Really lightweight and comfortable – for summer touring and commuting these boots are hard to beat. They’re made...

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  • Boot review: Rev’It Apache H2O touring boots

    14 September 2012 by Steve Farrell

    Boot review: Rev’It Apache H2O touring boots

    Rev’It Apache H2O touring boots, £164.99 Miles covered/time: 2000/18 months What’s good: A key attraction of these boots is the look. They’re nicely styled from tough full-grain leather, with suede at...

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  • Tucano Urbano Nano Shoe Cover

    29 August 2012 by Steve Farrell

    Tucano Urbano Nano Shoe Cover

    Tucano Urbano Nano Shoe Cover, £33.99 Time used: One year What’s good: Put them over any footwear and suddenly you have waterproof boots on. Take them off again and stuff them in your pocket,...

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  • Alpinestars Stella Gran Torino Gore-Tex Boots

    29 August 2012 by Alison Silcox

    Alpinestars Stella Gran Torino Gore-Tex Boots

    Alpinestars Stella Gran Torino Gore-Tex Boots £229.99 Miles covered/time: 3200/four months What’s good: I have solid calf muscles, always have had, always will have and it poses a problem when...

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  • Product Review: TCX X-Street Sneaker boots

    23 August 2012 by Ped Baker

    Product Review: TCX X-Street Sneaker boots

    TCX X-Street Sneaker boots, £79.99 Miles covered/time: 986/two months What’s good: The Street Sneakers look like normal Converse-style boots but feature a slightly thicker denim material, hard ankle...

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  • Boot review: Alpinestars Tech 8 Light

    20 July 2012 by Liam Marsden

    Boot review: Alpinestars Tech 8 Light

    Alpinestars Tech 8 Light off-road boots, £339.99 Miles covered/time: 350/five months What's good? They’re built like tanks and can take a real battering. I’m pretty sure when we as humans have...

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  • Boot review: Alpinestars SMX Gore-Tex

    16 May 2012 by Michael Neeves

    Boot review: Alpinestars SMX Gore-Tex

    Alpinestars SMX Gore-Tex boots (now superseded by SMX Plus Gore-Tex, £299.99) Miles covered/time: 10,000+/five years What’s good: I’ve been wearing these very durable waterproof boots for five years.

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  • Boot review: Hein Gericke Rallye

    30 April 2012 by Simon Brown

    Boot review: Hein Gericke Rallye

    Hein Gericke Rallye Boots (superseded by Rallye III, £219.99) Miles covered/time: 5000/five years What’s good: Brilliantly rugged, these are the boots I pick when the conditions turn really...

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