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Motorcycle Boot Styles
Ever wonder what is a harness, a slip-on or a military style motorcycle boot? In this article we’ll explore the different style motorcycle boots available to today’s bikers.
A Motorcycle Boots can capture the biker style in just a pair of shoes. From the all time favorite classic harness to today’s modern stylish and fashionable women’s motorcycle shoes, footwear can say it all. When looking for boots specifically for motorcycling, you want to look for style, features and price. Most importantly, you want to shop for quality.
Men’s and women’s motorcycle boots come in various styles; many come in both black and brown leather. Traditionally, black leather boots are the immediate choice. With many features like FreedomFlex™ technology, non-marking and non-skid soles, removeable insoles, padding and more… it’s easy to overlook some very beneficial technologies that can enhance your motorcycle boots. You might not think about non-skid soles as a very important part of motorcycle footwear, but when you rely so heavily on your feet while riding, it’s very important. A simple stop at an intersection or parking space with a little oil on the pavement could spell disaster, and these soles help protect motorcyclist from such. Another great feature easily overlooked is zippers for slip-on and taller lace-up boots. A quality zipper can allow you to easily slide the shoes off and on quickly. Most importantly, be sure to look for quality leather and construction in any motorcycle boot you purchase.
Classic Harness Motorcycle Boots
These are slip-on boots with a tall leather upper. The bottom is generally shaped similar to a cowboy boot, but the toe is squared off and generally taller. There is also a leather strap which stretches around the boot near the ankle and also connects down to the sole just before the heel of the boot. Shop classic harness motorcycle boots here.
Slip On Motorcycle Boots
There are many different styles of slip-on boots, some with rounded toes, many with zippers and some without. Many of these have small leather pulls at the top to aid in putting on the boots. Shop Men’s Boots, Shop Women’s Boots.
Military Style Motorcycle Boots
These boots generally run mid-calf and are lace ups. They look very similar to a military boot, but are made with the motorcyclist in mind. Full tread on the sole for excellent traction, and laces all the way up the boot ensure a good and secure fit when tied properly. Milwaukee Boot Camp and the Milwaukee Trooper Motorcycle Boots fit the bill.
Hiking Style Motorcycle Boots
Hiking style motorcycle boots are very similar to a hiking boot in style and appearance, but they’re made with a thicker leather for more durability and protection on the open road. These boots sit just above the ankle and lace up. Great tread and the heel in the back finish off these boots. Shop Men’s motorcycle boots, or shop Women’s Boots.
Men’s motorcycle shoes are a modern addition to the footwear lines. These look like leather sneakers or high-tops and lace up like a regular shoe. The difference is generally in the construction and the materials used in the design of the shoes. These shoes offer additional padding on the interior like a sneaker would and offer a more casual appearance and style. Shop men’s boots, or shop women’s Boots.
Women’s Fashion Motorcycle Boots & Shoes
Modern shoes for women include fashion styles which look more like women’s shoes, but have a vintage biker appeal. Great looks, great style and black leather. How can you go wrong? Shop women’s motorcycle fashion shoes.
Socks can make a huge difference in new and old motorcycle boots alike. Some manufacturers like Milwaukee Motorcycle Clothing Company manufacture biker socks made specifically for wear with heavy leather footwear. They’re constructed with a wicking material which keeps your feet dry, warmer in cooler temperatures and even cooler in warmer temperatures. They have sturdy construction of the uppers to keep them up over your boots and away from sliding down to your ankles. The Milwaukee Biker Sox are an excellent choice no matter what shoes you decide to go with. Purchase Milwaukee Biker Sox today.