Boots

The TCX ClimaTrek Surround are high quality vegan boots that perform from path to pavement

The TCX ClimaTrek Surround are high quality vegan boots that perform from path to pavement

Introduced in 2022, the ClimaTrek Surround is a rugged, outdoor styled motorcycle boot. Full Gore-Tex membrane, fully-synthetic construction, Ortholite footbed for increased comfort and Groundtrax...

Best urban motorcycle boots | City riding made comfortable and safe

Best urban motorcycle boots | City riding made comfortable and safe

It’s tempting to ditch your bike kit for something more comfortable when you’re pottering around town or nipping up the pub but you can have the best of both worlds with a pair of urban motorcycle...

Fast feet: Best sports and track motorcycle boots

Fast feet: Best sports and track motorcycle boots

If your motorcycling involves sports bikes, trackdays or even racing then you almost certainly want the race-style clothing to match – and that includes not just one or two-piece race-style leathers...

The Furygan Angie D3O are a mid-priced urban boot | 90s style with modern protection

The Furygan Angie D3O are a mid-priced urban boot | 90s style with modern protection

When I was at school it was definitely the skater era with Vans trainers and baggy clothing and these Furygan Angie D30 boots remind me of that fashion trend – which I love. Furygan say that they pair...

TCX Jupiter 5 Gore-Tex boots | Sporty short boots with touring practicality

TCX Jupiter 5 Gore-Tex boots | Sporty short boots with touring practicality

The TCX Jupiter 5 Gore-Tex is a short, sports styled motorcycle boot designed for all-season use. Priced as a premium product, it has all the features expected of higher end urban or touring footwear,...

RST Axiom Mid CE touring boot review | Comfy waterproof boots can still be great value

RST Axiom Mid CE touring boot review | Comfy waterproof boots can still be great value

The Axiom is RST’s entry-level range meaning that this mid-height motorcycle boot is the cheapest footwear available from the British kit brand. They’re made from faux leather backed up with a...

Forma Arbo Dry review | These boots will keep you warm and dry - but won't win any fashion awards

Forma Arbo Dry review | These boots will keep you warm and dry - but won't win any fashion awards

The Forma Arbo Dry sit at the lighter end of the Italian firm’s waterproof touring motorcycle boot range with the shorter Latino boots below them, and the Frontier, Jasper and Voyage above. Despite...

The TCX Airtech 3 GTX are as waterproof as wellies, without feeling like them under foot

The TCX Airtech 3 GTX are as waterproof as wellies, without feeling like them under foot

Traditional all-weather touring motorbike boots always feel like wellies to me, and from my first winter of discontent as a biker with a set that impressed less than wellies would have, I’ve always...

The Forma Hyper Dry boots will keep you riding in urban style, come rain or shine

The Forma Hyper Dry boots will keep you riding in urban style, come rain or shine

Low profile protective footwear is a popular choice for urban riding, and these Forma Hyper Dry motorbike boots provide an option that is both lightweight and waterproof. They have a distinctive...

TCX S-TR1 WP review: Proof that waterproof, practical boots don't have to be boring

TCX S-TR1 WP review: Proof that waterproof, practical boots don't have to be boring

The TCX S-TR1 WP is listed on TCX’s website as a road/racing boot but I tend to think of them more like a set of very stylish touring boots. If you want the comfort and practicality of a sensible...

Alpinestars Tech 7 Enduro Drystar Review

Alpinestars Tech 7 Enduro Drystar Review

A well-known brand for off-road bike gear and these Alpinestars Tech 7 Enduro Drystar motorbike boots are the latest in a long line of popular, high-quality dirt bike kit. When I ride on the...

Best adventure motorcycle boots

Best adventure motorcycle boots

If you’re heading off-road on your bike, then you need a pair of adventure motorcycle boots that are ready for the job. Like your jacket and trousers, they need to be supportive and keep you dry yet...

Tried and tested: Richa Blade review

Tried and tested: Richa Blade review

These Richa Blade WP waterproof sports boots have served me will so far this year. Together we’ve weathered some impressive weather; most notably massive thunderstorms, both on road and on track. I...

Tried and tested: DXR Bernie boots review

Tried and tested: DXR Bernie boots review

These CE-approved DXR Bernie boots are billed as breathable and having just ridden two hours up the M5 in 30°C conditions I can confirm that they did indeed remain comfortable for the duration without...

Winter blues beaters: Best winter motorcycle boots

Winter blues beaters: Best winter motorcycle boots

As we head into winter, those of us who ride year-round often turn our attention to biking kit that will provide the best warmth and weather protection, and a good quality pair of winter motorcycle...

Tried and tested: RST Paragon 2 review

Tried and tested: RST Paragon 2 review

These RST Paragon 2 motorcycle boots can cover many needs; waterproof, sporty, slim and comfortable and fairly warm. However, don’t make the mistake of thinking they will do you through the depths of...

Tried and tested: TCX RT-Race review

Tried and tested: TCX RT-Race review

The TCX RT-Race is the standard, full-material microfibre-upper sports boot and it’s great for both the road and the track – but how does it stack up against cheaper rivals like the Frank Thomas...

Tried and tested: Forma Adventure review

Tried and tested: Forma Adventure review

Choosing boots for a big adventure is a tricky one. Traditional touring boots may well keep your feet warm and dry but may not be up to the rigours of the odd off-road foray. Conversely, full...

Tried and tested: TCX Street 3 boots review

Tried and tested: TCX Street 3 boots review

The TCX Street 3 are a motorcycle boot with a casual, street style that offers protection without making it obvious you’re wearing them when you walk around off the bike. While some riders’ blood...

Wet weather performers: Best waterproof sportsbike boots

Wet weather performers: Best waterproof sportsbike boots

For a sporty ride, you need sporty kit, and a pair of protective and comfortable boots with excellent feel for the bike’s controls is essential. However, inevitably — in the UK at least — even a...

Tried and tested: Momo Firegun 3 boots review

Tried and tested: Momo Firegun 3 boots review

Sometimes, you want some protection but you don’t want the bulk, the stiffness or the warmth of a pair of high-leg boots. You may be out on a summer ride or for a short blast and want something light...

Tried and tested: Spada Striders boots review

Tried and tested: Spada Striders boots review

The Spada Striders are motorbike boots with a baseball or high-top trainer feel to them. They look very street-like, with a suede finish to their nubuck leather outer. Available in black or brown,...

Subtle safety: Best scooter boots as chosen by

Subtle safety: Best scooter boots as chosen by

For scooter riders, bikers who are hopping across town or those wanting more fashionable, comfortable biking footwear to go with a pair of motorcycle jeans, ankle boots are a great option. One of...

Baby steps: Best kids’ motorcycle boots

Baby steps: Best kids’ motorcycle boots

When it comes to kids’ motorcycle boots, most of what dominates the market are off-road or motocross versions. It’s hardly surprising, as the best way to get them going on two wheels and give them...

Tried and tested: DXR Skoga review

Tried and tested: DXR Skoga review

These DXR Skoga touring boots caught my eye with their low-key looks – the synthetic upper doesn’t shine like leather and under a pair of jeans their slimline profile could almost pass off as a pair...

Hotfooting it: Best summer motorcycle boots

Hotfooting it: Best summer motorcycle boots

A good pair of summer motorcycle boots will make sure your feet don’t roast in hot weather without sacrificing protection. We all love riding motorcycles in summer; long days, bright sunshine and...

Best motorcycle touring boots as chosen by MCN

Best motorcycle touring boots as chosen by MCN

For riders who want to go any distance – whether it’s a long day-trip, a hefty commute or for a longer, multi-day tour – a pair of sturdy motorcycle touring boots is essential. They should offer...

Two steps on the water: Best waterproof motorcycle boots

Two steps on the water: Best waterproof motorcycle boots

A decent pair of waterproof motorcycle boots should be essential kit in every biker’s armoury. There’s nothing worse than riding with wet feet, regardless of how far you’ve got to go, as not only can...

World-beaters: Best waterproof touring boots for year round riding

World-beaters: Best waterproof touring boots for year round riding

For road riders, getting your kit right is never more important than when you’re contemplating big miles and a pair of waterproof motorcycle touring boots is a good place to start. If you’re just...

Get shorty: Best short motorcycle boots

Get shorty: Best short motorcycle boots

If you’re going casual in a pair of jeans, riding around town on an urban commute or just want a bit more comfort and mobility when you’re off the bike, then a short motorcycle boot may well be the...

Think on your feet: Best motorcycle boots as chosen by MCN

Think on your feet: Best motorcycle boots as chosen by MCN

There’s a dizzying choice of motorcycle boots on the market these days, covering every type of two-wheel activity, from urban scooter commuting to on/off-road dual-sport adventure. As with other...

Tried and tested: Alpinestars SMX-6 V2 Drystar review

Tried and tested: Alpinestars SMX-6 V2 Drystar review

The Alpinestars SMX-6 V2 Drystar boots are sporty style waterproof boot that’s comfy enough to use for touring with the kind of protection you would expect on a track. It can be a dilemma...

Tried and tested: Alpinestars Web GTX review

Tried and tested: Alpinestars Web GTX review

The Alpinestars Web GTX are a great all-round boot that will keep your feet warm, protected and reasonably warm but don’t sparkle in any particular area. That isn’t a criticism by any means – if...