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Re: Riding Boots
« Reply #25 on: December 26, 2018, 01:57:38 PM »
Army boots, bought used from the shops that sell used military gear.
Over the years I have had ex-US Army boots leather lined and very nice indeed. Whoever broke then in for me did a very nice job!
Ex-German Army Paratroop boots lasted about 10 years.
British Army ProBoots are excellent, I am using those now, and you can get them fully waterproof with a Goretex lining.

Steel-toe Doc Martens are good too.
I never did get on with engineer boots but I do have a nice pair of Spanish made cowboy boots for tootling around on nice summer days.
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« Reply #26 on: December 27, 2018, 02:01:24 PM »
I hate boots with laces..I wear Ariats all  the time on and off the bike; there good looking, extremely comfortable, relatively inexpensive, and last a long time.....The only trouble is their made in China [just like Harley jackets]
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« Reply #27 on: December 27, 2018, 02:08:04 PM »
I hate boots with laces..I wear Ariats all  the time on and off the bike; there good looking, extremely comfortable, relatively inexpensive, and last a long time.....The only trouble is their made in China [just like Harley jackets]

I like lace up boots. Slip boots may slip off at the wrong time. I have seen videos of guys crashing and before they hit the ground their boots go flying off.
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« Reply #28 on: December 27, 2018, 04:19:32 PM »
 Thanks for the output on boots I am checking on Danner Striker they look like a good riding boot.

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Re: Riding Boots
« Reply #29 on: December 27, 2018, 04:57:41 PM »
I hate boots with laces..I wear Ariats all  the time on and off the bike; there good looking, extremely comfortable, relatively inexpensive, and last a long time.....The only trouble is their made in China [just like Harley jackets]

I like lace up boots. Slip boots may slip off at the wrong time. I have seen videos of guys crashing and before they hit the ground their boots go flying off.
Well I have both but my work or lace up , but I like my western style boots also  ,

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« Reply #30 on: December 27, 2018, 05:01:35 PM »
Thanks for the output on boots I am checking on Danner Striker they look like a good riding boot.
Ordered a pair of Danner yesterday lace up around 250 I think , I have a pair of red wing I had for a few years and wore them twice I guess there ok

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« Reply #31 on: December 27, 2018, 05:42:25 PM »
Custom Wesco Harness, nice boot but break in was months; mine are leather lined, I don’t think I’d do that again. A pair of redwings full lace up with a safety toe works well too. If and whn I need a new pair it’ll be a set of tactical boots for sure.
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Re: Riding Boots
« Reply #32 on: December 28, 2018, 06:41:11 AM »
these are what I use with the gortex and they are super light
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« Reply #33 on: December 28, 2018, 08:33:43 AM »
I know I asked earlier, but has anyone tried Corcoran boots? They make a set that is military and LEO grade. I'm looking for something that is long day wear with support and traction.  When riding cross country I like to stop at national parks and hike a bit. I'm not a big fan of the mesh outer and soft rubber soles. I prefer leather with a Vibram sole.
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Re: Riding Boots
« Reply #34 on: December 28, 2018, 09:43:36 AM »
We do quite a bit of hiking and my Danner Strikers work well for that too. The sole is not that soft, but not as firm as a vibram sole either. I have hiked miles in them over some pretty rugged terrain.
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« Reply #35 on: December 28, 2018, 10:24:14 AM »
I use the Danner Canadian,their 10” tall and quite pricey. I can walk all day in them,their as comfortable as an old pair of tennis shoes.          Coff 06
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« Reply #36 on: December 28, 2018, 12:11:08 PM »
I use the Danner Canadian,their 10” tall and quite pricey. I can walk all day in them,their as comfortable as an old pair of tennis shoes.          Coff 06
i remembered a long time ago my father bought danner boots , i bought red wing my feet froze in Colorado when we went hunting he was nice and warm . He  has sleeping bag made the same way , i had  the cheap pos bag . He was nice and warm me i froze me butt off . So i ok with spending money now , i done with being cold and frozen wet

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« Reply #37 on: December 28, 2018, 12:16:56 PM »
  I've been wearing Danner boots for years.

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Re: Riding Boots
« Reply #38 on: December 28, 2018, 01:03:05 PM »
I dunno, for some reason I have never been able to wear anything any kind of heel for very long after I get off the bike.
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« Reply #39 on: December 28, 2018, 01:05:53 PM »
I got some very nice tactical boots from Amazon that zip up the side. They work great for riding and are waterproof, <$100

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Re: Riding Boots
« Reply #40 on: December 28, 2018, 01:09:52 PM »
I dunno, for some reason I have never been able to wear anything any kind of heel for very long after I get off the bike.






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These are what I wear.No heel to speak of.Shoes with heels also hurt my feet.      Coff 06
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Re: Riding Boots
« Reply #41 on: December 28, 2018, 06:43:01 PM »
Thanks !!
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« Reply #42 on: December 28, 2018, 08:38:48 PM »
I dunno, for some reason I have never been able to wear anything any kind of heel for very long after I get off the bike.

I think it is the 4" spike heel that is giving you trouble. Those in the pic shouldn't bother you! :hyst:
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Re: Riding Boots
« Reply #43 on: December 28, 2018, 09:16:03 PM »
I have a narrow foot so I always buy the lace to toe style.        Coff 06
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« Reply #44 on: December 28, 2018, 09:46:56 PM »
Just bought a pair of TCX Hero's. I also have their high top runners. Both with CE certified protection. Best boots I've owned and look totally casual for wearing anytime. I don't care for the big and clunky look.

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Re: Riding Boots
« Reply #45 on: December 29, 2018, 04:12:05 AM »
I dunno, for some reason I have never been able to wear anything any kind of heel for very long after I get off the bike.

I think it is the 4" spike heel that is giving you trouble. Those in the pic shouldn't bother you! :hyst:

Well played, well played.  :embarrassed:
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Re: Riding Boots
« Reply #46 on: December 29, 2018, 04:22:00 AM »
I have been wearing cheap boots from Walmart for 30 years. Can wear them 16 hrs a day, riding, hiking or working. I bought a pair of Red Wings for 4 times the cheap boots and they didn't last any longer and were not more comfortable. Have tried several different brands but am sticking to the ones that work for me.

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« Reply #47 on: December 29, 2018, 04:48:35 AM »
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« Reply #49 on: February 11, 2019, 09:42:13 PM »
https://embed.widencdn.net/img/redwing/ly2qnu0t2d/640x640px/RW02408C_MUL_N1_0115.jpeg?position=s&crop=no&color=efece0&quality=75&u=lkbof4

I am a redwing guy. I learned about them when I was in the Navy and saw all of the pilots wearing the brown steel toes. When I got out my first employer gave me my first pair of red wings. Once they are broken in they are as comfortable as bedroom slippers. I have several pair as I get a safety shoe allowance at work.