Product review: TCX X-Five Gore-Tex boots

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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 compromise their thermal ability either, I used them through last year’s cold winter and while they weren’t ideal on the worst of days, they were generally reasonable.

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The breathable lining also makes them perfect for summer, so it’s rare you’ll get sweaty feet. I wouldn’t say they are 100% waterproof, but they’ll keep your feet dry in most showers; it’s riding in torrential rain over long distance where they let themselves down.

Perhaps the most impressive thing is how they’re wearing; despite 10,000 miles in some pretty challenging conditions, they still look brand new.

  • Price: £189.99
  • Value: ★★★★
  • Quality: ★★★
  • For more information visit: www.nevis.uk.com

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Oli Rushby

By Oli Rushby

Former sports reporter covering British Superbikes, World Superbikes and road racing