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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 …

Falco 775 Novo Motorcycle Boots The Falco Novo boots have been styled with flair and they look good on just about any type of motorcycle. They’re way more comfortable than you’d think, especially for a motorcycle boot! My introduction to Falco boots came with the Falco ESO TT race boots (review), which are designed for sport …

Falco 305 ESO TT Motorcycle Boots Review The Falco 305 ESO TT boots are high-quality real leather boots made the old-fashioned way — by hand in Italy. What does Falco have in common with Alpinestars, Forma, Gaerne, Sidi, StylMartin and TCX? Well, the obvious answer is, of course, that they all make motorcycle boots! But …

TCX SS Performance 2 Boots Review The Oxtar TCS Sport boots I reviewed back in 2004 have been my all-time favorites for a number of reasons. They fit perfectly; they’re easy to put on and take off and they’re comfortable (or as comfortable as a sport-oriented motorcycle boot can be). And they flow a surprising amount of …

Motorcycle Boots Are Also Comfortable for the Street The Jupiter 2 XCR is a short style boot that is suitable for riding, yet comfortable off the bike as well. It has a quality design and solid construction, and would make a good choice as a commuting or casual riding boot. Italian boot manufacturer TCX, formerly …

REV’IT!! Makes Boots! The new interesting short boot style is available in two formats. The Air Blend mesh and the Fighter H2O, which is waterproof. The boots are nearly identical in every other way. REV’IT! has 9 different types of boots in their 2008 lineup, including four different types of short motorcycle boots. There’s probably …

Waterproof Racing Boots for the Street The Sidi Strada Evo Rain Boot offers a race-boot inspired design with subdued styling. They also have decent protection in key areas, and “breathable” waterproofing. In shopping for a motorcycle boot I wanted something that had adequate protection for the foot, ankle, and lower shin. But wouldn’t look like …

Specter Road Leather Motorcycle Boots What exactly is a motorcycle boot?  Work boots like the classic “engineer” boot and the logger boot are popular with motorcyclists, but they weren’t designed primarily for motorcycle riding. Motorcycle race boots are popular with sportbike owners, but you don’t see many cruiser riders wearing them.  Then there are off-road boots, …

Vendramini VR 500 Sport Motorcycle Boots Editor’s Note:  webBikeWorld reader “T.C.” sent these comments on a pair of Vendramini VR 500 Sport motorcycle boots he purchased in response to our review of the Sidi Strada Evo boots The Vendramini VR 500 boots can still be found in Europe and other parts of the world; they are …

REV’IT! Apache Boots The REV’IT! Apache boots are a mashup of motocross boots, trail running shoes, race boots and touring boots. They are a perfect match for adventure-touring, touring, enduro riding and other endeavors. They offer excellent protection and sole grip on road and off, while still allowing the rider to walk with relative ease …

February 21, 2008 – Rev’it has developed the Apache boot, a completely new type of motorcycle adventure touring boot that incorporates many new and interesting features. One of the most interesting features of the Apache boot is the lugged sole.  A lot of thought has gone into the lugs and the soles, which are designed for …

Lace-less Boots From REV’IT! The REV’IT! Freestyle boots have an interesting no-laces design. They’re comfortable with a good peg feel. Relatively light weight and the upper section is very flexible for walking. Claimed waterproof and uses breathable membrane. UPDATE:  REV’IT! Redesiged the Freestyle Boots for 2008 (See Below) It took a while, but I’ve become …

Sidi Canyon Gore-Tex Boots   Summary The Sidi Canyon boots are light weight with clean, simple styling. They work well as casual but sturdy footwear and still handle the more demanding job of protecting the feet while riding. These boots are comfortable, warm and stylish, and fully meet the needs of the on/off-road rider, male …

Sidi On-Road Boots Review The Sidi On Road Gore-Tex boots are the number one boot for this rider. They are an impressive example of what sound design, technological innovation and craftsmanship can produce. Absolutely waterproof, breathable, warm, comfortable, and easy to care for day in, day out. With clean, simple lines and their obvious quality …

Alpinestars “Recon” Boots Review Reasonably priced and apparently well made but with a thin sole. It was a great plan. But, as plans do, it completely unraveled. The idea was to review a supah dee-luxe Enduro outfit. That would be the M2R Rally Cross jacket and pants combo with the Alpinestars Recon boots. Also, the cool Marushin Enduro helmet …

Roadgear TDF Motorcycle Boots Our new fascination with less-than-full-height motorcycle boots has led us to the Roadgear TDF, a relatively new product in the Roadgear lineup. I’m not sure that “short” is the best way to describe this type of motorcycle boot, but “height inhibited”, “ankle height” or “less than full height” don’t cut it, …

Setup Pegaso Air Vented Boots In the interest of full disclosure, I’ll have to admit right up front that when it comes to vented motorcycle boots, I’m biased. The truth is, I love my Oxtar TCS Sport boots.  They’re comfy and they flow lots of cooling air over my tired ol’ dogs. OK, so they squeak …

Kochmann SC 1000 Motorcycle Boots Super comfortable and they work well on and off the bike with good levels of protection for motorcycle riding. The outrageously cool Vendramini Aero boots are responsible for changing my taste in motorcycle footwear. I had been wearing race-style motorcycle boots for many years, but I’ve now come to realize that race …

Another Nice Pair From Oxtar The Oxtar Matrix boots are well made, attractive and comfortable. They have excellent foot, shin and ankle protection. They’re also CE-rated, waterproof and breathable and comfortable enough to wear all day long. Just about the time that I get a pair of motorcycle riding boots broken in to where they’re …

Vendramini Aero Motorcycle Boots Red suede shoes?  Why not — Elvis and Carl Perkins would have flipped for these, I’m sure. It took me several days of peeking inside the Vendramini box to get up the nerve to actually try them on, but judging from the reactions I’ve gotten from others, they’re a hit. It’s …

Roadgear XKJ Motorcycle Boots Review Comfortable boots with relatively thin liner made from Outlast phase-change material, designed to keep cool in summer and warm in winter. Claimed 100% waterproof. Breathable Aerotex liner. Several good safety features. Sticky soles help provide traction. Race-inspired motorcycle boot styles with their bold graphics and plastic creaky bits of exoskeleton …

Rev’it Fusion Boots The Rev’it! Fusion boots are a new entry within the Rev’it! family of motorcycle clothing, expanding the scope of the Rev’it! product line. Our opinion is that the Rev’it! line of motorcycle boots also represents a new trend for Rev’it! clothing because they provide the Rev’it! style and attention to detail but …

Alt Roof -Berg Hogg Lite Boots Review Excellent quality, heavy-duty custom or semi-custom made motorcycle boots should last a long, long time. The British are renowned for an incredible number of remarkable travel exploits and discoveries through the centuries. Even today, the British seem to be second to none in exploring far-off lands. Want a …

Sidi Vertigo Boots Editor’s Note:  This is the first installment of a longer-term review report on the Sidi Vertigo boots by Dave Young. Dave will be using the boots during track days this summer and will report back with his thoughts and opinions on these boots, which are probably one of the most popular motorcycle …

Women’s Motorcycle Boots I liked the looks of the men’s Specter Road Motorcycle Touring boots as soon as I saw them, so I jumped at the opportunity to try the women’s version. The webBikeWorld crew claims that the men’s touring boots are some of the most comfortable they’ve tried.  Rick wears them both on and …

All-Time Favorite Motorcycle Boots!   Summary Comfortable boots featuring Oxtar’s patented Torsion Control System, which limits movement and protects the ankle from bending too far in case of a crash. External vents to cool the rider’s feet. Lorica uppers, replaceable sliders and several protective external wear areas. Sole is oil and fuel resistant. Excellent build …

Vendramini Marathon Motorcycle Boots Review   Summary The Vendramini Marahton boots are made in Italy from real leather. These are very comfortable boots! The boots have a wide range of adjustments and include inner and outer ankle protection and shin protection. Vendramini claims that the Marathon boots are waterproof. But we haven’t used these boots …

Treds Motorcycle Rain Boots   I know good boots when I see them.  In another life, my wife and I owned and operated a dairy farm in upstate New York.  We also worked for the local Cooperative that visited local dairy farms and took milk samples from each cow to determine how much milk they were …