Boots

  • 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 membrane...

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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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  • Review: Spada ST1 WP boots

    15 January 2013 by DazLoczy

    Review: Spada ST1 WP boots

    Mileage: 9000 miles Time used: 9 months Useage: Heavy Cost New: £74.95 (offer price) Additional costs: nil I've used these boots for every day riding through all weathers, with a 100 mile motorway...

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  • 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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