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Gaerne GX-1, SG10 and SG12 Motocross/Off-Road Boots Review There is no denying the purpose of these three pairs of Gaerne boots. Some serious motocross and off-road performance is at hand with the multi-purpose Gaerne GX-1 or the more focused SG10 and the flagship SG12 boots. Gaerne understands the requirements needed by both serious motocross to …

Sidi “Armada” Boots Review The Sidi Armada Gore-Tex Boot is “two boots in one”. The boots feature an upper ankle support system that can be removed, which converts the boots from adventure touring to street or sport use. A Gore-Tex liner keeps out the water and a heavy-duty sole provides traction. It’s an interesting concept, …

TCX “X-Cube” Waterproof Boots The TCX X-Cube boots are available in waterproof and “Air” versions. These are comfortable mid-height boots with a short-boot look. But they provide more protection than many shorter motorcycle boots, especially around the ankles. The X-Cube boots also have very nice styling and detailing, with complete double stitching used throughout. The …

Built-in Spats for Asphalt Style The Dainese Asphalt shoes are comfortable, stylish and comfortable. But, wide feet may not fit. A few of the safety and protective features have been borrowed from Dainese race boots, a nice surprise. They’re also a great match for the Dainese Druids gloves and the rest of the AGV and …

Vitesse “Glove” Motorcycle Boots Review The Vitesse Glove motorcycle boots are outstanding. They are built to a very high standard of design and quality and they don’t look like every other sports boot on the market For the serious motorcyclist, the balance between protection and style/comfort is always hard to get right. Everyone’s seen foolhardy …

Thorogood American Made Boots These Thorogood American Heritage Signature series hiking boots are not motorcycle boots. They are, however, extremely comfortable, with soft “broken-in” leather and a cushy sole. The surprise is that they are also Union-made in the U.S.A. I frequently get emails from webBikeWorld visitors asking if I know of any motorcycle gear that is …

Falco “Mixto” Motorcycle Boots Review The new Falco Mixto boots combine street and adventure-touring style with a waterproof membrane at an excellent price point. They’re comfortable, roomy, easy to wear and made in Italy. Falco has introduced a huge new lineup of motorcycle boots for the 2012 model year, which I previewed in my report from …

Waterproof Boots for Riding and Roaming Waterproof for sure, but not the easiest boot to live with. In the past I have extolled the virtues of Alpinestars boots, in particular the Alpinestars Recon Boots (review). As good as those boots are, they are not ideal for cold-weather riding. The problem — if you want to call …

Cool-Looking Gore-Tex Boots The Alpinestars CR-4 Gore-Tex XCR boots are brand new for Fall 2011. First announced in the summer of 2011, the boots are just now available for sale. Designed as a cross between a hiking boot and a motorcycle boot, with light protection, they’re as comfortable as they are good-looking and the inclusion …

BMW Santiago Boots Review The BMW Santiago boots are typically classified as an Adventure Touring boot, but don’t let the moniker fool you; they can do more — far more. Understated traditional styling hides most of the boots strengths and capabilities until they are worn and used. The Santiago boots are supremely comfortable with hard-to-beat …

2012 Falco Boots Falco Boots at EICMA November 14, 2011 – I finally had a chance to meet the staff at Falco during the 2011 EICMA show. Mattia Foscarini, the Director of Sales, showed me all of the new boots for 2012. That included a few new models that were being released at the show …

Falco 480 “Raid” Boots Review Style, protection, function and comfort are key descriptors that come to mind when assessing the Falco 480 RAID motorcycle boots. Getting in and out of the boots via two strategically-placed straps and large over-flap couldn’t be easier. These boots reflect the high standards maintained by Falco and will undoubtedly provide …

Sidi ST Boots Review The new Sidi ST and ST Air boots provide high levels of protection with ease of use. The entry and security system developed for the ST boots is easier to use for street or sport riding than the entry system found on the Sidi Vortice boots (review). Sidi quality and features abound, …

Gaerne GRS Motorcycle Boots Review The Gaerne GRS boots have a cumbersome entry system but the boots are comfortable once they’re on. Gaerne is not one of the most widely recognized names in motorcycle boots, at least in the U.S.A. But you may recognize some of their sponsored racers. The list includes Makoto Tamada (MotoGP); …

Shift “Kicker” Street Shoe Review The new Shift Kicker Street Shoes are very comfortable and stylish. The shoes (boots) are easy to use and easy to wear, due to the speed-lacing system and quick-click locking buckle. Perforated leather on each side flows a lot of air, so these should be perfect for summer, if and …

Sidi “Adventure” Gore-Tex Motorcycle Boots   Where to Buy Sidi Adventure Gore Tex Motorcycle Boots Also: Leather Motorcycle Boots, Touring Motorcycle Boots, Women’s Motorcycle Boots 2011 Sidi Adventure Touring Boots Announced 2011 Sidi Boots – Information: Sidi Adventure Gore-Tex Boots  |  Sidi Fusion Air Boots  |  Sidi Laguna Gore-Tex Boots  | Sidi ST Boots  |  Sidi ST Air Boots November 18, …

2011 Sidi ST Air Boots Announced November 18, 2010 – Sidi announced six new boots for 2011, including the Sidi “ST Air” race boots. This is the perforated version of the Sidi ST boots (info), also announced. The retail price of these boots is $395.00. Features of the Sidi ST Air boots include: Colors include black, …

2011 Sidi ST Boots Announced November 18, 2010 – Sidi announced six new boots for 2011, including the Sidi “ST” race boots, which are also available in an “Air” perforated version. The ST boots are race boots, slotting in under the top-of-the-line Sidi Vortice boots (review) for 2011. The retail price of these boots is $395.00. Features …

2011 Sidi Laguna Gore-Tex Boots Announced November 18, 2010 – Sidi announced six new boots for 2011, including the Sidi “Laguna” touring boots with a Gore-Tex waterproof membrane. The retail price of these boots is $300.00. Features of the Sidi Fusion Air boots include: Available in black only. An all new Gore-Tex boot in a …

Sidi Announces the “Fusion Air” Motorcycle Boots November 18, 2010 – Sidi announced six new boots for 2011, including the Sidi “Fusion Air” boots that look like they should be very cool, in more ways than one! The retail price of these boots is $200.00. Features of the Sidi Fusion Air boots include: A mid-level …

2011 Falco Boots Falco Boots for 2011 November 1, 2010 – Falco sent some pre-show press release information and photos on their new line of boots for 2011. These are Italian hand-made boots; we reviewed a couple of pair of Falco boots and Falco gloves on webBikeWorld and I hope to get a few of …

Sidi Fusion Boots Review The Sidi Fusion Boots are a good bargain in an entry-level sport boot for all-round street wear and occasional track days.  Sidi quality and reputation, made in Italy and plenty of protective features. The most enjoyable and memorable journeys are those that start with a minimal plan and where the sojourner …

SHIFT Fuel Street Shoes A cross between a street boot and a motorcycle boot that is successful at both. Nice styling and high-quality construction combined with comfort on and off the bike make these a winner. It’s not uncommon to see motorcyclists in Europe fully outfitted in leathers, race boots and other protective gear. Civilians …

Diadora “Xtreme” Motorcycle Boots Light and airy feeling, the Diadora Xtreme boots are for riders who are looking for comfortable, good looking and affordable racing boot. Why do motorcycle riders buy racing equipment? Do they ever go racing? Or do they really need the protection? I see many riders in full racing garb, even thought …

Sidi “Jasmine” Rain Boots Review They look like leather but these protective, waterproof motorcycle boots are made with Lorica. When it comes to shoes, I normally prefer leather — leather looks good, breaks in easily, breathes well, and is usually very durable. The Sidi Jasmine Rain Boots look like leather boots, and I had to …

Sidi Sport Rain Boots Review Whether you’re touring, cruising, street riding or even walking, the Sidi Sport Rain boots have you covered. They have a unique combination of features that make them the Swiss Army knife of motorcycle boots. If it seems like we’ve been slowly working our way through the entire Sidi boot lineup, …

Treds Waterproof Motorcycle Rain Boots 2010 Review Revised for 2010, the Treds Waterproof Motorcycle Rain Boots really are waterproof with no ifs, ands or buts. The new design is thinner at the top with the same thickness at the soles for less bulk and weight. So-called “waterproof” motorcycle clothing often isn’t, so we recently decided …

Icon Accelerant Boots Review A reasonably priced waterproof boot that is comfortable but doesn’t really stand out from its peers. A protective and comfortable motorcycle boot that excels at being both protective and comfortable can be a difficult item to find. There are numerous reviews on webBikeWorld that back up this statement. A couple of …

Sidi Crossfire TA Boots Review A new year is upon us and notwithstanding the piles of white cold stuff outside, my first evaluation of 2010 comes up as a positive experience. The Sidi Crossfire TA boots might represent the base motocross offering, but I am glad to say that these boots accommodate without much sacrifice. …

Sidi “Slash” Motorcycle Boots The Sidi Slash street shoes or boots have mesh tops for excellent air flow. They have typical Sidi attention to safety but the absence of adjustability at the ankle may be problematic for some. Sidi is probably the King (and/or Queen) of motorcycle boots. I don’t suppose there is a registry …

Daytona Lady Star GTX Women’s Motorcycle Boots Retro styling conceals modern features in this top-of-the-range touring boot. All-season, waterproof, and with a built-in height advantage that shorter riders will really appreciate. I promised myself a pair of Daytona Lady Star boots when I passed the Institute of Advanced Motorists riding test, following a glowing recommendation …

TCX Sunray Women’s Motorcycle Boots The TCX Women’s Sunray Gore-Tex Boots are leather women’s specific boots with plenty of reinforcement for added protection. Once again, standing in the middle of yet another motorcycle shop, I was frustrated. Finding a shop that actually stocks women’s riding jackets was difficult enough; finding women’s riding boots was tougher …

Short Boots With BMW Style The BMW Street Sneaker 3 boots are comfortable right out of the box. After the outside of the sole hits the ground, there isn’t much sensation of wearing anything. They flex, support and provide pressure exactly where needed, at least for my foot. A small premium will be paid: I …

Sidi Vertigo Lei Boots Review Sidi has not forgotten the woman rider! The Sidi Vertigo Lei boots are not a frou-frou-fashion woman’s motorcycle accessory designed by men who think they know what a motorcycle riding woman should look like. These are the real thing — just as high-tech, strong and safe as the best Sidi …

Icon Tarmac Ventilated Motorcycle Boots Review Very comfortable on and off the motorcycle and surprisingly comfortable for walking. The Icon Tarmac boots also feature good air flow. They have a “no-lace” design, which makes them easy to slide on and off. The Kochmann Scout boots are our short motorcycle boots benchmark. With a good combination of protection …

Sidi Doha Motorcycle Boots The Sidi Doha boots are very comfortable and good-looking. While they may not be equipped with the ultimate in protective features and they’re not waterproof, they are a good choice for casual motorcycling. I was originally asked to do the evaluation of the Sidi Vertigo Lei boots (review), which is now complete …

Sidi B2 Motorcycle Boots The Sidi B2 boots are an all-around street and sportbike design that could also serve for casual track days. Just about everyone looking for a new pair of motorcycle boots knows about Sidi. The company has many different types and styles of motorcycle boots designed for any two-wheeled purpose that can …

Sidi Discovery Rain Boots Classified as an off-road boot by Sidi, the Discovery is perfect for budding Adventure Tourers. These are surprisingly comfortable; very sturdy; great-looking and built like a tank. Bonus: They’re claimed to be the only water resistant off-road boots of this type available. Dual Sport motorcycle sales have skyrocketed in the last …

Preview: Sidi Vortice Racing Boots Looks like the new Sidi Vortice Boots will replace the Vertigo Corsa boots as the sport/race boot of choice! Many press releases arrive in the webBikeWorld inbox each week, but only those deemed newsworthy get published. Most of those consist of information regarding new motorcycles that we think are of …

Sidi Vortice Boots Review Serious track or race day boots with a closure system that provides securer fitting across the instep, the calf and the shin. We published a Sidi Vortice boots preview almost exactly two months ago in September of 2008. At that time, Motonation (the North American distributor for Sidi) promised that the boots would …