Boots

  • Alpinestars S-MX5

    05 December 2011 by Tom Cambio

    Alpinestars S-MX5

    Alpinestars S-MX5 boots, £149.95 Miles covered/time: 3200/three months What’s good: Everything (almost). The S-MX5 is the entry level sporting boot from Alpinestars, but it’s far from basic with...

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  • Alpinestars S-MX5 waterproof boots

    21 October 2011 by Andy Downes

    Alpinestars S-MX5 waterproof boots

    Alpinestars S-MX5 boots, from £180 Miles covered/time: 4500/six months What's good: They are totally, utterly and completely waterproof which, for waterproof boots, comes as a tremendous relief if...

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  • Rev'It Apache boots

    05 October 2011 by Steve Farrell

    Rev'It Apache boots

    Rev’It Apache boots, £164.99 Miles covered/time: 3000/six months What's good: The way they look. The Rev'It Apache boots are like a cross between motorcycle boots and trainers, with nice styling...

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  • Sidi ST boots

    26 September 2011 by Dan Aspel

    Sidi ST boots

    Sidi ST boots, £264.95 Miles covered/time: 1000 miles/one year What’s good: The STs are exactly what you need on the track. Your heel, ankles, toes and shins are solidly protected by plates, shock...

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  • Waterproof boots in the MCN Shop

    21 September 2011 by MCN

    Waterproof boots in the MCN Shop

    Whether it's your first autumn on two wheels or you're a seasoned all-weather rider, there are plenty of pairs of waterproof boots for sensible money in our shop at www.mcnshop.com. Here are just a...

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  • Alpinestars Afrika XCR Boots

    04 July 2011 by Phil West

    Alpinestars Afrika XCR Boots

    Alpinestars Afrika XCR boots, £139.99 Miles covered/time: 700/three months What’s good: These Alpinestars Afrika boots are comfy on and off bike (important, ‘cos I’m a lazy arse who hates...

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  • Boot review: Tuzo Race WP

    27 June 2011 by Dan Aspel

    Boot review: Tuzo Race WP

    Tuzo Race WP boots, £79.99 Miles covered/time: 500/one month What’s good: Like most of my riding kit, these Tuzo Race WP boots have tasted gravel. It wasn’t the result of skill, the boots were...

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  • Race boots for less than £80!

    17 June 2011 by MCN

    Race boots for less than £80!

    This week we've a cracking deal in our online shop – a pair of waterproof Tuzo race boots for just £79.99, with free postage and packing! They're made from leather, have a waterproof/breathable...

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  • Dainese Torque In boots

    23 May 2011 by Ped Baker

    Dainese Torque In boots

    Dainese Torque In boots, £194.99 (now replaced by St Trq Race In £189.99) Miles covered/time: 10,000/18 months What's good: When I first reviewed these boots after six months use I wasn't exactly...

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  • MCN’s top 5 summer boots

    25 February 2011 by Marc Abbott

    MCN’s top 5 summer boots

    It’s broad daylight at 5.30pm! Time to book some track days, make sure the bike’s MoT is in order, that everything’s oiled, lubed and running like it should… and treat yourself to a new pair of boots.

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  • Boots review: Alpinestar Roger Decoster boots

    26 January 2011 by Simon Relph

    Boots review: Alpinestar Roger Decoster boots

    Alpinestar Roger Decoster boots (Superseded long ago. Modern equivalent Alpinestar Tech 8, £329.99) Miles covered/time: 50,000+/30 years What’s good? I don’t think there are many boots still in use...

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  • MCN's top 5 winter boots

    20 January 2011 by Marc Abbott

    MCN's top 5 winter boots

    MCN staff have sploshed through enough puddles, ridden through plenty of lorry spray and slogged the length of the country (and beyond) in driving rain, to make sure we thoroughly test the kit we’re...

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  • Kit review: Rev’it racing socks

    31 December 2010 by James Keen

    Kit review: Rev’it racing socks

    Rev’it racing socks, £24.99 James Keen Miles covered/time: 3500/seven months    Save £££ on motorcycle boots & socks in the MCN Shop What’s good? Racing socks? I know, but hear...

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  • Boot review: Alpinestars Web Gore-Tex

    21 December 2010 by Steve Farrell

    Boot review: Alpinestars Web Gore-Tex

    Alpinestars Web Gore-Tex boots, £159.99 (£159.95 on MCN shop) Miles covered/time: 6000/one year What’s good? Riding 80 miles a day to work through winter, I find boots are probably the single most...

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  • Boot review: Daytona Roadstar GTX

    16 December 2010 by Mykel Nicolaou

    Boot review: Daytona Roadstar GTX

    Daytona Roadstar GTX boots, £305.99 Miles covered/time: 60,000/six years What’s good? For me, these boots have become the benchmark for touring footwear. Not only do they provide wide-footed me with...

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  • Boot review: Sidi Gore-Tex

    07 December 2010 by Simon Brown

    Boot review: Sidi Gore-Tex

    Sidi Gore-Tex boots (superseded by B2 Gore, £210) Miles covered/time: 10,000/three years What’s good? Pretty much everything. I’ve worn these boots most days – summer and winter – for the last three...

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  • Boot review: Spyke Totem waterproof boots

    15 November 2010 by Andy Downes

    Boot review: Spyke Totem waterproof boots

    Spyke Totem waterproof boots, £250 Miles covered/time: 17,000/one year What’s good? So many waterproof boots fail on the second most important thing they are designed to be – waterproof. Thankfully...

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  • Boot review: Spada Predator Sports

    15 November 2010 by Samuel Pinney

    Boot review: Spada Predator Sports

    Spada Predator Sports boots, £89.99  Miles covered/time: 700 miles/one month What’s good? Good solid boots with armour that are brilliantly waterproof. Completely and utterly,...

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  • Boot review: Vitesse Vulcan boots

    22 September 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Boot review: Vitesse Vulcan boots

    Vitesse Vulcan boots, 150 Euros (£123) Miles covered/time: 1200/three months  What’s good? Worn under a pair of riding jeans these boots really could pass for trainers at first glance – which I...

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  • Hein Gericke Rallye II Gore-Tex boots

    17 September 2010 by Mark Holmes

    Hein Gericke Rallye II Gore-Tex boots

    Hein Gericke Rallye II Gore-Tex boots, £199.99 Miles covered/time: 3000/three months What’s good? I was attracted by the understated style of these boots, along with the fact that they’re Gore-Tex...

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  • BMW ProTouring Boots

    15 September 2010 by YoungHomer

    BMW ProTouring Boots

    This is my review based on a full year's useage (all seasons) of the BMW ProTouring Boots: COMFORT: They are very comfortable. But see CONSTRUCTION section below. WATERPOOF: The first pair I bought...

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  • Boot review: Probiker 70

    20 August 2010 by Dan Aspel

    Boot review: Probiker 70

    Probiker 70 Boots, £59.95 Miles covered/time: 10,000/one year What’s good? They’re utterly waterproof, extremely comfy and they won’t break the bank. Save cash on motorcycle boots If you’re looking...

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  • Boot review: Tucano Urbano Chelsea

    10 August 2010 by Steve Farrell

    Boot review: Tucano Urbano Chelsea

    Tucano Urbano Chelsea boot, £87.90 Miles covered/time: 4000/two months What’s good? They’re just like normal boots except they’re made for motorcycling. It means I can ride to work (80 miles), walk...

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  • Boot review: Dainese Managua trainers

    23 July 2010 by Adam Child

    Boot review: Dainese Managua trainers

    Dainese Managua trainers, £99 Miles covered/ time: 2000/three years What's good? They look fantastic, and they’re more protective than a normal pair of trainers. I wear them off the bike as much as...

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  • Kit review: Sidi Vortice boots

    01 July 2010 by Adam Child

    Kit review: Sidi Vortice boots

    Sidi Vortice boots, £289.95  Miles covered/time: 2000/two months What’s good? The first time I wore these boots I hated them, the unique fastening mechanism seemed over complicated and they felt...

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  • Boot review: Sidi Canyon Gore

    28 May 2010 by Simon Relph

    Boot review: Sidi Canyon Gore

    Sidi Canyon Gore, £164.99 Miles covered/time: 2500/one month What’s good? I have lived in these boots for the last two and a half weeks, you know the moment you put something on and it immediately...

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  • Boot review: Lewis Leathers Westway boots

    18 May 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Boot review: Lewis Leathers Westway boots

    Lewis Leathers Westway boots, £325 Miles covered/time: 900/two months What’s good? Let’s, for now, disregard the price of these boots, and instead deal with their performance. Save money on...

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  • Boot review: Alpinestars Supertech R

    07 May 2010 by Trevor Franklin

    Boot review: Alpinestars Supertech R

    Alpinestars Supertech R boots, £299.95 (non-vented) Miles covered/time: 2000/four months What’s good? Out of the box, they’re as comfy as 10-year-old boots. This is due mainly to the amount of...

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  • Product review: Gaerne GRW GP boots

    13 April 2010 by Liam Marsden

    Product review: Gaerne GRW GP boots

    Gaerne GRW GP boots, £249.99 in MCN Shop  Miles covered/time: 3000 miles/28 months What’s good? These are my second pair of Gaerne boots since 2006 – they’re the perfect fit for my feet. The...

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  • Sidi Rain Evo

    17 March 2010 by JohnPierre

    These boots are very light yet supportive, and are great quality. The zip up and velcro provide a good fit and support the ankle well. Coming off my bike at 40mph with the bike landing on my ankle, these boots offered maximum protection and I was more than pleased. They stood up well to the abrasive treatment they recieved during the spill and I still wear them today. They don't look out...

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  • Sidi Canyon boot review

    09 March 2010 by lordlucan

    Riding a BMW R1150 RT I was looking for a mid-priced touring boot, specifically with a 'adventurer' type sole. I tried on a couple of Sidi racing boots for size and found the sizing confusing. Normally size 9 is Euro 43 but according to Sidi size 9 is Euro 44 so beware of this if ordering over the internet. Richard at Speedway Bikes in Blackheath was very helpful and ordered a pair to try on. From...

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  • Boot review: Arlen Ness Racing boots

    10 February 2010 by Michael Guy

    Boot review: Arlen Ness Racing boots

    Arlen Ness Racing boots, £169.99 (MCN shop £152.99 + £9.99 postage) Miles covered/time: 5500/18 months What’s good? These boots are lightweight and have been comfortable from the day one especially...

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  • Boot review: Alpinestar Ridge Waterproof

    10 February 2010 by Adam Child

    Boot review: Alpinestar Ridge Waterproof

    Alpinestar Ridge Waterproof Boots £119.95 Miles covered: 8000 What is good? 100% waterproof, I’ve ridden in snow, torrential rain for hour after hour and even been walking in deep snow and I can...

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  • Boot review: Sidi Vertigo Gore-Tex

    27 January 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Boot review: Sidi Vertigo Gore-Tex

    Sidi Vertigo Gore-Tex, £230 Miles covered/time: Three months/1500 miles What’s good? They’re warm and they’ve so far been 100% waterproof (and let’s face it, the weather doesn’t get much worse than it...

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