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Riding Boots/shoes

Discussion in 'Riding Gear and Bike Accessories/Parts' at netrider.net.au started by rhys84au, Feb 8, 2012.

  1. Hey guys, tommorow/friday arvo i shall be off shopping to get the last 2 pieces of riding kit i need before starting at the top and improving on quality of gear.

    i need to pickup a pair of kevlar jeans.. already picked a cheapish pair. So far ive just been wearing denim. in about 3 or 4 weeks time ill be buying a pair of draggin cargos as well.



    boots/shoes are where iam coming unstuck. this first pair iam allowing ~170-180 for and obviously as first boots ill want to buy them in a store close to me (brisbane) so i can get sizing right. any recommendations? i wouldnt mind tucking the jeans into the boot riding but i would like them to be able to pull the jeans down around them for when i get off the bike at shops/pub/cafes ect.



    this is just to finish my budget riding set. as i mentioned i will be buying my second set of gear in a few weeks and spending a fair chunk more on the next set and relegating this stuff to spare/alternative setup.

    i looked at riding shoes such as the ones done by Shift (150ish) and whilst i like the idea of them and the comfort they seem to show off i dont think they would offer any semi decent level of protection. i then looked at boots by Shark (avenger) and also dririder nordics and rjays h20.

    any recommendations from anybody? preferably looking at shin/ankle/toe protection of some sort and something thats not going to fall off.
     
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  2. send a PM to Takami, has the best kevlars [I reckon] has gloves too, just ask whats in stock at present, ships at freakin fast speed!!
     
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  3. I quite like Diadora for boots. They are an old Italian sports boot/shoe manufacturer that haven't been into motorcycle boots and shoes for that long. I have a pair of theor shoes but would recommend boots for extra ankle protection.
    Something like this is within your budget and I've bought from that seller before http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Diadora-...lothing_Merchandise_Media&hash=item3a574f93d8

    +1 on Motolegions from Takamii.
    Also check out these Kevlar Stariders on special for $80 (+$12 delivery/shipping). They are old stock on clearance since all their new stock is now "stretch". They have an advatage of being fully lined. http://starider.com.au/shoppingcart/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=135 They had a recommendation in another forum.
     
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  4. Try on a pair of Alpinestars SMX-5's and then buy them off ebay (make sure you buy them from a USA seller) can pick them up for around $220.00, comfy boots and great protection also easy to walk around in.
     
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  5. Woah there a minute.

    Leathers go inside the boot, all other pants go outside. At all times.
     
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  6. How come? are we talking due to safety or just because of looks?


    Edit: Ahh, apparently jeans inside boots looks homo, guess my chain isn't the only thing I will be lubing :bannanabutt:
     
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  7. For boots I recommend Rossi 814 Roadster. They don't have Power Ranger looks and I find them comfortable enough to wear all day. Apart from the gear change patch they look like normal boots under your jeans.
     
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  8. Thumbs up for the Rossi range. Good kit, comfortable, wears well. Good prices. Aussie made - keep the boys and girls in jobs!
     
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  9. I have a pair of A* SMX-5, the waterproof version. Man, they are comfortable. Offer great protection and are not that dear really. Got mine from the states for $200 and that was three years ago.
     
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