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    Re: What Riding Boots do you Wear?
    Reply #16 on: Sep 17, 2022, 07.44 am
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    One, shortlived, experience with some Alpinestars and it was back to the same kind of hiking boots that I’ve been using since my geology field trips in the early 80’s! 😁
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    Re: What Riding Boots do you Wear?
    Reply #17 on: Sep 17, 2022, 09.08 am
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    *Originally Posted by RedMerle [+]
    One, shortlived, experience with some Alpinestars and it was back to the same kind of hiking boots that I’ve been using since my geology field trips in the early 80’s! 😁

    Similarly, I had brand new Hein Gericke "waterproof" boots.  They leaked like a sieve all the way through Germany. When I got back to England, I slammed them on the counter and demanded my money back.  I got it.

    I've been pleasantly surprised at the Richa Slick boots in my current tour.  5 years old and still totally waterproof....I think they only cost £55
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    Re: What Riding Boots do you Wear?
    Reply #18 on: Sep 18, 2022, 01.02 pm
    Sep 18, 2022, 01.02 pm
    For the last 5 years or so wear Alpinestars "Firm" https://www.alpinestars.com/products/oscar-firm-drystar-oiled-boots

    they look like regular boots, cover the ankle, have armour in the right places/CE approved and stayed waterproof for a day riding in Scottish rain.

    Most importantly for me they are really comfy to walk around in off the bike.

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    Re: What Riding Boots do you Wear?
    Reply #19 on: Sep 18, 2022, 04.41 pm
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    Another Daytona wearer.  I have tall and short version M-Stars to compensate for my short inseam.  Gore Tex keeps dry, not even too hot in summer next to the engine.
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    Re: What Riding Boots do you Wear?
    Reply #20 on: Sep 19, 2022, 09.06 am
    Sep 19, 2022, 09.06 am
    Alpinestars *Air Plus V2* with GORE-TEX XCR climate membrane.
    Really well for the hot summer.

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    Re: What Riding Boots do you Wear?
    Reply #21 on: Nov 27, 2022, 02.38 pm
    Nov 27, 2022, 02.38 pm
    Hi, I am very pleased with the TCX boots.  For my work I use the TCX Infinity 3, for that the TCX Baja GTX and privately I use the TCX Infinity goretex.  especially since I also walk a lot at work in addition to riding a motorcycle.

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    Re: What Riding Boots do you Wear?
    Reply #22 on: Nov 28, 2022, 04.04 am
    Nov 28, 2022, 04.04 am
    Sidi Performer Motorcycle Boots (14/49, Black)

    Good traction. Fit well after a brief break in on the right toe box. I like riding in them. Not bad walking in and out of place. I wouldn't wear them hiking. For work I keep a pair of loafers in my work locker by my desk. Just unzip the Sidi, and wear the loafers all day. Hush puppies in case you were wondering, they are very comfy and needed no break in.
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