Motorcycle Boots

Product review: TCX X-Five Gore-Tex boots

Product review: TCX X-Five Gore-Tex boots

I’ve been quite impressed with these TCX X-Five Gore-Tex boots over the past 12 months. Their lightweight design means they’re comfortable both on and off the bike. Being lightweight doesn’t...

Product review: Alpinestars SMX- 1R boots

Product review: Alpinestars SMX- 1R boots

I test these Alpinestars SMX- 1R boots (worth around £149.99) over five years, covering 5000 miles. With a man-made upper, these short sports-style boots have toe sliders, ankle protection and a...

Product review: Daytona Travel Star Pro GTX

Product review: Daytona Travel Star Pro GTX

I tested Daytona's Travel Star Pro GTX boots (costing around £459) for six months, covering 8000 miles. These boots are insanely expensive but they’ve been near flawless. I’ve put a good 8000...

Product review: DXR Hinckley boots

Product review: DXR Hinckley boots

I had cherry red DMs back in the 90s and these DXR Hinckley boots have a similar vibe. They look perfect on my Ducati Scrambler 800 where sports boots are out of place. They’ve broken in nicely,...

Product review: Alpinestars SMX Plus Gore-Tex

Product review: Alpinestars SMX Plus Gore-Tex

Over the years we've reviewed the Alpinestars SMX Plus Gore-Tex boots multiple times. Find out how our experts got on then and what we think now.    Buy Now 2018: Tested over 15,000 miles by...

Product review: RST Tractech Evo 3 Sport CE boots

Product review: RST Tractech Evo 3 Sport CE boots

These fully perforated RST Tractech Evo 3 Sport CE boots have been the ideal companion for summertime riding, offering maximum airflow in warmer, dry conditions over the past two...

Product review: TCX Street Ace waterproof boots

Product review: TCX Street Ace waterproof boots

I loved those old, circa 1980, Frank Thomas Paddock Boots, and the TCX Street Ace are essentially an update. Their problem is that ankle boots like this are always going to feel like a...

Product review: Alpinestars Supertech R boots

Product review: Alpinestars Supertech R boots

Alpinestars have made several versions of their Supertech R boots over the years and they've been getting tested by MCN since at least 2009. Here's a round-up of what our expert testers said and...

Product review: Alpinestars SMX-S Boots

Product review: Alpinestars SMX-S Boots

Our Sports Editor, Michael's, ridden over 6000 miles over the last few months. His longest trip was a 2000 mile holiday to Spain, so he's got lots of experience and here's his review. What’s...

Product review: Dainese Torque D1 Out Boots

Product review: Dainese Torque D1 Out Boots

Matt's ridden over 3000 miles over the last few months. He's enjoyed weekend blast, daily commutes and trackdays, here's what he thinks of them. What’s good? These are decent pair of boots for road...

Product review: TCX Hero WP Boots

Product review: TCX Hero WP Boots

 Our Senior Reporter, Jordan, has worn his TCX Hero WP boots for 8,000 miles over the last ten months and here's his thoughts. What’s good? The TCX Hero WP is a waterproof riding boot in a...

Product review: TCX Lady Smoke Boots

Product review: TCX Lady Smoke Boots

These TCX Lady Smoke boots look as good off the bike, as they do on, so are great for wearing with more casual kit. Our Office Manager, Ali, has worn them for 1,000 miles over the last seven months...

Product review: W2 E-MX8 Motocross Boots

Product review: W2 E-MX8 Motocross Boots

Off-road riding novice, Maria, put these boots to the test on a two day Welsh off-road adventure.  What’s good? These boots were comfortable from the first wear, which was surprising considering...

Product review: Alpinestars Corozal adventure boots

Product review: Alpinestars Corozal adventure boots

Six months, 6,500 miles of use and one sleep in these oh-so comfortable Alpinestars Corozal adventure boots. What’s good? These are the most comfortable boots I’ve ever worn in 32 years of riding...

Product review: TCX Street Ace ladies boots

Product review: TCX Street Ace ladies boots

I tested these TCX Street Ace Ladies Boots (RRP £124.99) for three months and covered 1000 miles. Here's how I got on.... What's good? I like the relaxed style of these ankle boots. They’re modern,...

Product review: Alpinestars S-MX Plus boots

Product review: Alpinestars S-MX Plus boots

These S-MX boots have impressively so far stood up well to 10,000 miles of hard use. Here’s how I’ve found them. What’s good? Quite often, I find myself in my riding kit for days at a time, so comfort...

Product review: Alpinestars Stadium boots

Product review: Alpinestars Stadium boots

I’ve been using these casual boots most days for my commute and have covered about 4500 miles in the 4 months I’ve had them. What’s good? I commute by bike every day and wanted casually styled...

Product review: TCX RT-Race waterproof boots

Product review: TCX RT-Race waterproof boots

4000 miles and four months on, here’s how I’ve been getting on with the TCX RT-Race waterproof boots. What’s good? These are the black-only, waterproof version of the RT-Race, and share the same...

Product review: W2 Adria-SR Road Boots

Product review: W2 Adria-SR Road Boots

I've covered around 750 miles in two months with these W2 Adria-SR Road boots that I'm testing. Here’s how I've been getting on with them.  What’s good? Italian brand W2 might not be that well...

Product review: TCX Spoke waterproof boots

Product review: TCX Spoke waterproof boots

I tested these TCX Spoke waterproof boots (RRP £119.99) over four months, covering 4000 miles. Here's how I got on... What’s good? These are among the most comfortable boots I’ve worn. I’ll happily...

Product review: TCX Street Ace WP

Product review: TCX Street Ace WP

Tim Thompson, MCNs Head of Content has been using the TCX Street Ace WP boots for a couple of months now, here’s how he’s found them… What’s good? Boots like this are always going to feel like a...

Product review: TCX Hero waterproof boots

Product review: TCX Hero waterproof boots

I tested these TCX Hero waterproof boots (£169.99), in vintage Brown, for three months across 2500 miles.  Here's how I got on... What’s good? These boots were a great fit straight out...

Review: Sidi X-3 Xtreme boots

Review: Sidi X-3 Xtreme boots

I've been wearing the £289.99 Sidi X-3 Xtreme boots for four months now, and this is how they've held up. What’s good? I’ve got a bad left ankle from an old rugby injury, so finding boots that offer...

Product review: Alpinestars S-MX6 boots

Product review: Alpinestars S-MX6 boots

Time tested: One year/1500 miles Price: £179.99  What’s good? These boots had a tough act to follow. I’ve used the TCX RS-2s for a few years and loved them so much I really didn’t want to let...

Product review: Rokker Urban Racer boots

Product review: Rokker Urban Racer boots

MCN tested these Rokker Urban Racer boots (£299) over three months and 500 miles. Here's how we got on... What’s good about these motorcycle boots? These handmade Rokker Urban Racer boots are...

Product review: TCX Rush Waterproof boots

Product review: TCX Rush Waterproof boots

“They’re ideal if you spend your time flying across town with the hems of your protective riding jeans flapping in the breeze.”  Time tested two months/1500 miles Price £99.99 What’s good These...

Alpinestars Faster 2 Waterproof shoes

Alpinestars Faster 2 Waterproof shoes

We put a pair of Alpinestars Faster 2 boots through their paces. 5000-miles later here's what we thought... Time tested 5000 miles Price £114 What’s good? These are my go-to footwear for the time when...

Falco Eso LX 2.1 Italy boots

Falco Eso LX 2.1 Italy boots

Falco Eso LX 2.1 Italy boots £220   Tester Freddie Paul, MCN Sport contributor Time tested Five months/3000 miles  What’s good? They’ve been to Austria and back, and done daily...

Forma Adventure boots become firm favourite

Forma Adventure boots become firm favourite

Time tested: 6 months/15,000 miles What’s good? These are, without doubt, the most comfortable motorcycle boots that I have worn. They’re rugged and have seen me through plenty of miles this year. The...

RiDE Review: Altberg Roadrunner

RiDE Review: Altberg Roadrunner

Traditional-looking boots, with nothing to grab the eye and no novelties that leap out of the spec sheet. But they work, and feel like they’ll keep on working forever. We’ve been wearing these for six...

RiDE Review: Sidi Armada GoreTex

RiDE Review: Sidi Armada GoreTex

Excellent boots with more going on than meets the eye. Velcro flap over the zip can be removed to put the boots into a more summery mode. There’s a stretchy top panel at the rear, and an elasticated...

RiDE Review: Daytona Road Star GTX

RiDE Review: Daytona Road Star GTX

Lower than other touring boots, these heavily built Daytonas are instantly comfortable. The calf width is adjustable, and there’s the choice of a wide fitting at no extra cost. They’re good to walk in...

What's good and what's not about Spada's Curve Evo Boots?

What's good and what's not about Spada's Curve Evo Boots?

Time tested: Six months/4000 miles What's good? Considering the price, these boots have been excellent. They've stood up to lots of wear, have been comfortable and haven’t made my feet excessively...

Spada Pilgrim riding shoes review (£99.99)

Spada Pilgrim riding shoes review (£99.99)

What’s good about the Spada Pilgrim riding shoes? These look great. When you ride a retro like my Ducati Scrambler it seems daft turning up with full-on boots, but wearing footwear that’s not designed...

Alpinestars Rayburn riding shoes review (£169.99)

Alpinestars Rayburn riding shoes review (£169.99)

What’s good about the Alpinestars Rayburn riding shoes? When I first saw these boots I felt Alpinestars had got the look just right. I ride classic bikes a lot and felt they would be just the job for...

Alpinestars Corozol Adventure boots review (£239.99)

Alpinestars Corozol Adventure boots review (£239.99)

What’s good about the Alpinestars Corozol Adventure Drystar boots? These range-topping adventure-riding boots sit somewhere between a comfortable all-day touring boot and an enduro boot. I’ve been...