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Re: Riding Boots...What Kind?
« Reply #15 on: Dec 23, 2012, 11:59:38 AM »
I have foot problems so I wear a pair of doc martens that I've had since '92.  Thinking about getting some Milwaukee's though.
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Re: Riding Boots...What Kind?
« Reply #16 on: Dec 25, 2012, 02:49:38 AM »
I have always had good fit and durability with wolverine boots.  My boots serve me year round for work, riding, yard work and even hunting so I wear ones that generally have 200 weight insulation. 
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Re: Riding Boots...What Kind?
« Reply #17 on: Dec 25, 2012, 03:11:45 PM »
These are the boots I wear for riding and work, I had severe foot problems prior to switching to these boots, within a couple weeks my foot problems were completely gone. The boots lace but also have a full length zipper. http://www.511tactical.com/All-Products/Footwear/Safety-Toe-Boot/ATAC-8-Shield-CSAASTM-Boot.html

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Re: Riding Boots...What Kind?
« Reply #18 on: Dec 26, 2012, 08:13:36 AM »
Arai cowboy boots (with high grip sole) for short/medium trips (under 4 hours).  Got some US made riding boots for longer rides, sorry can't remember brand.

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Re: Riding Boots...What Kind?
« Reply #19 on: Dec 26, 2012, 09:20:16 PM »
I have a pair of Red Wings that have held up very well for many years.
 
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Re: Riding Boots...What Kind?
« Reply #20 on: Dec 27, 2012, 10:56:22 AM »
I have a pair of Red Wings that have held up very well for many years.
I went to a Red Wing shoe store...I will say by looking at the price tags...they think very highly of their footwear!! I also thought it odd...in this big ol store...with literaly hundreds of boots....they do not carry waterproof boots that are NOT insulated  :o They will be glad to order them...take my 345.00$ then in 4-6 weeks I should have them  ??? Anyway...thanx for thought Mr T and I will say that you telling me they have held up well for many years....will get me to consider them in the future....350.00 just sounds like a steep price to pay for boots but...if I dont have to buy another pair for years it is probably worth it.

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Re: Riding Boots...What Kind?
« Reply #21 on: Dec 27, 2012, 11:08:56 AM »
I forgot to mention the tactical 5.11 boots are waterproof, and insulated. For $160 they are a steal!!! Also the safety toe is a composite toe they are very light weight boots.

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Re: Riding Boots...What Kind?
« Reply #22 on: Dec 27, 2012, 11:28:45 AM »
I have a pair of Red Wings that have held up very well for many years.
I went to a Red Wing shoe store...I will say by looking at the price tags...they think very highly of their footwear!! I also thought it odd...in this big ol store...with literaly hundreds of boots....they do not carry waterproof boots that are NOT insulated  :o They will be glad to order them...take my 345.00$ then in 4-6 weeks I should have them  ??? Anyway...thanx for thought Mr T and I will say that you telling me they have held up well for many years....will get me to consider them in the future....350.00 just sounds like a steep price to pay for boots but...if I dont have to buy another pair for years it is probably worth it.

I didn't pay that much.... My buddy owns a Harley and I visited a HD dealership with him... Found that pair of Red Wings (no HD logo) for half price.  Look around, you should finds them for less.
 
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Re: Riding Boots...What Kind?
« Reply #23 on: Dec 27, 2012, 03:16:42 PM »
I wear a pair of Xelement motorcycle boots, DR Martens or a pair of Red Wing Motorcycle boots depending on the day. The Xelement boots were the least expensive at $62 shipped to me, they are super nice quality leather, not faux leather but real leather with Goodyear welt construction. For the money the best deal but I wear boots every day and I like to rotate them to keep them nice.
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Re: Riding Boots...What Kind?
« Reply #24 on: Dec 27, 2012, 04:15:11 PM »
I wear a pair of Xelement motorcycle boots, DR Martens or a pair of Red Wing Motorcycle boots depending on the day. The Xelement boots were the least expensive at $62 shipped to me, they are super nice quality leather, not faux leather but real leather with Goodyear welt construction. For the money the best deal but I wear boots every day and I like to rotate them to keep them nice.

I have some Xelement Lugz too. They're very comfortable and look good. My Xelement boots last longer than the the River Road ones I used to have. http://www.leatherup.com/p/Mens-Motorcycle-Boots/Xelement-Mens-Motorcycle-Harness-Biker-Boot-with-Lug-Sole/42057.html

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Re: Riding Boots...What Kind?
« Reply #25 on: Dec 27, 2012, 08:12:17 PM »
Has anyone tried Rocky C4 Trainer Army Desert Tan Lightweight Boots - http://www.uspatriottactical.com/rocky-c4trainer-lightweight-boots.html
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Re: Riding Boots...What Kind?
« Reply #26 on: Dec 27, 2012, 08:50:10 PM »
I forgot to mention the tactical 5.11 boots are waterproof, and insulated. For $160 they are a steal!!! Also the safety toe is a composite toe they are very light weight boots.
I wear non-insulated boots. I live in Michigan and used to hunt alot...and no matter how much I spent on insulated boots that promised warmth without sweat...I found that to be BS...my feet will sweat in ANY insulated boot made...hell...it's rare they dont sweat in non-insulated boots.  :(

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Re: Riding Boots...What Kind?
« Reply #27 on: Dec 27, 2012, 09:07:29 PM »
I'm not a fan of HD but they have some nice cloths. Theisens a local store here puts boots on sale all the time. I picked up this pair for around $90. They have a full length zipper on the other side. I wear full gear and one leg goes through the pants when I put them on or off, so one boot is allways coming off and that zipper is great for that.

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Re: Riding Boots...What Kind?
« Reply #28 on: Dec 28, 2012, 07:25:15 AM »
I had that pair without the zipper for 14 years. They finally wore out to the point I got rid of them. Greatest pair of boots in history. BTW I paid the exact same price on sale.
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Re: Riding Boots...What Kind?
« Reply #29 on: Dec 28, 2012, 01:10:26 PM »
Here is my new pair , plus has the EG&A on the side !!