2015

RiDE review: Sidi Adventure Gore

RiDE review: Sidi Adventure Gore

This Italian-made boot is very popular and has become almost the default choice among experienced adventure riders, offering good protection for the shin and the ankles, while still being flexible...

Product Review: Falco Axis 2 boots (£129.99)

Product Review: Falco Axis 2 boots (£129.99)

What’s good about the Falco Axis 2 boots? For the money these have proved to be a really good pair of boots. I’ve got solid calf muscles and struggle to get boots to fit round these, but as these are...

Product Review: Sidi Insider riding trainers (£115)

Product Review: Sidi Insider riding trainers (£115)

What’s good about the Sidi Insider trainers? I’d been on the lookout for stylish riding trainers for a while, and these fit the bill perfectly. There’s protection in the ankles and the rubber sole is...

Product Review: TCX S-Speed boots

Product Review: TCX S-Speed boots

Product Review: TCX S-Speed boots £149.99 Tested by James Archibald Time used One month/2300 miles  What’s good? The TCX S-Speed boots have a reassuring and well-built feel. At £149.99, they...

Product Review: Sidi Courier boots

Product Review: Sidi Courier boots

Sidi Courier boots, £224.99 Tested by: Tony Hoare Time tested: 10 years/8000 miles What’s good? Sidi’s Courier boot has been around for so long it’s like motorcycling royalty. Long before adventure...

Product Review: Red Wing 2944 Harvester boots

Product Review: Red Wing 2944 Harvester boots

Red Wing 2944 Harvester boots £269.00 Tested by: Simon Relph Time tested: 1800 miles/14 months What’s good? These are great daily commuting boots. They’re eight inches high, so there’s a good amount...

Product Review: TCX X-Blend boots

Product Review: TCX X-Blend boots

TCX X-Blend boots £149.99 Tester: Simon Brown Time tested: Two months/1000 miles What’s good? I chose these for looks as much as anything because I wanted something to go well with my Ducati Scrambler...

Product Review: Stylmartin Red Rock boots

Product Review: Stylmartin Red Rock boots

Stylmartin Red Rock boots, £169 Time tested:  One year/7000 miles Tester: Andy Davidson What’s good? I took ownership of these boots just over a year ago and have been happy with them since.

Product Review: Daytona Evo Voltex boots

Product Review: Daytona Evo Voltex boots

Daytona Evo Voltex, £679.99 Time tested: One year/9000 miles What’s good? Everything. They’re sporty, protective (they kept me safe through a 65mph track crash), waterproof, last well and are...

Product Review: Dainese Torque RS IN boots

Product Review: Dainese Torque RS IN boots

Dainese Torque RS IN, £249.99 Time tested: Six months/1000 miles What’s good? My first pair of ‘innies’ came about only because a new set of leathers (Arc-On, not Dainese) were better suited to...

Product Review: Sidi ST Gore boots

Product Review: Sidi ST Gore boots

Sidi ST Gore boots, £315 Time tested: Nine months/2500 miles What’s good? The quality of these boots is top notch and they have been hugely capable in the colder and wetter months. Now they have...