2013

Product Review: Puma Roadster v4 GTX Boot

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...

Product Review: Red Wing 8146 Moc Lug boots

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...

Product Review: TCX Airtech GTX Boot

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...

Boot Review: TCX X-Street WP ankle boot

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...

Boots Review: Harley Davidson Darnel boots

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,...

Boots Review: TCX T-Lily Gore-tex boots

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...

Boots Review: TCX S-Race boots

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...

Boots Review: Dainese Anfibio Café

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...

Boot Review: Alpinestars Joey Perforated suede shoe

Boot Review: Alpinestars Joey Perforated suede shoe

Alpinestars Joey Perforated suede shoe, £129.99 Miles covered/time: 300 miles/2 months What's good? What’s not to like? Trendy ‘Converse-style’, lace-up baseball boots (as we used to call them in the...

Boots Review: TCX R-S2 boots

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...

Boots Review: Alpinestars Air Plus

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...

Boots Review: Alpinestars Tech8 boots

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...

Boot Review: Alpinestars Gore-Tex CR-4

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...

Boot Review: Vitesse Hunt Boot

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...

Review: Spada ST1 WP boots

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...