Touring Motorcycle Boots

Alpinestars Air Plus V2 Gore-Tex XCR Black

£259.99 Ex Tax:£259.99

100% Polypropylene Web belt Removable metal clamp buckle with debossed enamel logo Web strap has ..

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Alpinestars Andes V2 Drystar Boot Black

£229.99 Ex Tax:£229.99

With a new boot chassis profile that offers improved feel and sensitivity on the bike's controls..

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Alpinestars Ava Women Boots Black

£239.99 Ex Tax:£239.99

The Ava Women's Boot is Alpinestars modern interpretation of a women's short work boot, comb..

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Alpinestars Belize Drystar Boots Oiled Leather Brown Black

£299.99 Ex Tax:£299.99

A sports touring boot that incorporates Alpinestars DRYSTAR waterproof membrane under its leather an..

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Alpinestars Belize Drystar WP Boots Black

£289.99 Ex Tax:£289.99

A sports touring boot that incorporates Alpinestars DRYSTAR waterproof membrane under its leather an..

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Alpinestars Chrome Air Shoes Black Cool Grey Blue

£164.99 Ex Tax:£164.99

Casual styling and protective features make the Chrome Air Riding Shoes a great option for any urban..

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Alpinestars Chrome Shoe Black Cool Grey

£169.99 Ex Tax:£169.99

Casual styling and protective features make the Chrome Riding Shoes a great option for any urban rid..

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Alpinestars Corozal Adventure WP Boots Black

£309.99 Ex Tax:£309.99

A premium, multi-material adventure touring boot the Corozal is packed with class-leading protective..

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Alpinestars Fastback-2 Drystar Shoes Black

£189.99 Ex Tax:£189.99

Velocity meet versatility with the Fastback V2 DRYSTAR© Boot, this road riding boot incorporate..

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Alpinestars Fastback-2 Drystar Shoes Black White

£189.99 Ex Tax:£189.99

Velocity meet versatility with the Fastback V2 DRYSTAR© Boot, this road riding boot incorporate..

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Alpinestars Faster-3 Shoes Black

£154.99 Ex Tax:£154.99

Featuring new performance innovations adapted from decades of R&D experience in the highest leve..

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Alpinestars Faster-3 Shoes Black

£154.99 Ex Tax:£154.99

Featuring new performance innovations adapted from decades of R&D experience in the highest leve..

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Alpinestars Faster-3 Shoes Black Dark Grey Gum

£154.99 Ex Tax:£154.99

Featuring new performance innovations adapted from decades of R&D experience in the highest leve..

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Alpinestars Faster-3 Shoes Black Grey Red

£154.99 Ex Tax:£154.99

Featuring new performance innovations adapted from decades of R&D experience in the highest leve..

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Alpinestars Faster-3 Shoes Black White Red

£154.99 Ex Tax:£154.99

Featuring new performance innovations adapted from decades of R&D experience in the highest leve..

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Alpinestars J-6 Waterproof Boot Black

£184.99 Ex Tax:£184.99

A highly comfortable, lightweight and contemporary street-styled shoe that features an ergonomic MX-..

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Motorcycle Touring Boots

Regarding motorcycle safety gear, the focus often gravitates towards helmets, jackets, and gloves. However, one piece of equipment that should never be overlooked is the touring motorcycle boot. These specialized boots are designed for comfort and style and play a critical role in rider safety. In this comprehensive article, we'll delve into the importance and benefits of wearing touring motorcycle boots, particularly emphasising their safety aspects.

Safety Aspects of Touring Motorcycle Boots

1.      Ankle Support: One of the primary safety features of touring motorcycle boots is their robust ankle support. Unlike regular shoes or sneakers, these boots are designed to provide stability and protection to the ankles, reducing the risk of sprains or fractures in the event of a crash or sudden manoeuvre.

2.      Impact Protection: Touring boots are equipped with reinforced toe boxes and heel cups, which serve as a shield against impact injuries. These sturdy components absorb and distribute the impact force away from the foot, reducing the likelihood of broken bones or crush injuries during accidents.

3.      Abrasion Resistance: Touring motorcycle boots offer superior abrasion resistance besides impact protection. Constructed from durable materials such as leather or synthetic textiles, they provide a protective barrier against road rash in case of a slide or skid, minimizing skin injuries to the feet and lower legs.

4.      Grip and Traction: Another safety aspect of touring boots is their enhanced grip and traction. The outsoles of these boots are specially designed to provide excellent grip on various surfaces, including wet or slippery roads. This ensures better stability and control over the motorcycle, especially during cornering or sudden stops.

5.      Weather Protection: Touring motorcycle boots often come with waterproof membranes or breathable liners that keep the feet dry and comfortable in adverse weather conditions. By maintaining optimal foot temperature and moisture levels, these boots help prevent distractions and fatigue, thereby enhancing overall riding safety.

Benefits of Wearing Touring Motorcycle Boots

1.      Comfort: Comfort is paramount regarding motorcycle footwear, especially during long rides. Touring boots are ergonomically designed with features like padded ankle collars, cushioned insoles, and adjustable closures to provide maximum comfort and support throughout the journey.

2.      Durability: Unlike regular shoes, touring motorcycle boots are built to withstand the rigours of motorcycle riding. With their robust construction and high-quality materials, these boots offer long-lasting durability, making them a worthwhile investment for avid riders who demand reliability and performance.

3.      Versatility: Touring boots are not just for long-distance touring; they are also suitable for everyday riding and commuting. Their versatile design and styling make them a practical choice for various riding scenarios, whether cruising on the motorway or navigating city traffic.

4.      Style: Beyond their functional benefits, touring motorcycle boots also add a touch of style to the rider's ensemble. With various designs and colours available, riders can express their individuality while staying protected on the road.

Importance of Touring Motorcycle Boots

1.      Injury Prevention: The importance of wearing touring motorcycle boots cannot be overstated when it comes to injury prevention. By providing essential protection to the feet, ankles, and lower legs, these boots significantly reduce the severity of injuries in case of accidents or collisions.

2.      Confidence and Control: Wearing the right footwear instils confidence and control in riders, allowing them to focus on the road ahead without worrying about discomfort or safety hazards. Touring boots provide the stability and support needed to manoeuvre the motorcycle effectively, enhancing overall riding performance.

3.      Peace of Mind: Ultimately, wearing touring motorcycle boots offers riders and their loved ones peace of mind. Knowing that they are adequately protected against potential hazards gives riders the confidence to enjoy their two-wheeled adventures safely and responsibly.

Touring motorcycle boots are more than just a fashion accessory; they are a vital piece of safety gear that every rider should prioritise. From providing crucial protection against impact and abrasions to offering comfort, durability, and style, these boots enhance rider safety and enjoyment on the road. By understanding the safety aspects, benefits, and importance of wearing touring motorcycle boots, riders can make informed choices to stay safe and protected during their journeys.

Check out the full range of touring motorcycle boots available online or by visiting our Darwen store today. If you have any questions regarding any of our motorcycle boots and motorcycle clothing ranges, please call our customer service team at Race Leathers at 01254 704 000, and we will be more than happy to help.