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I am looking for some advice about good Weatherproof riding boots that can be used to walk and ride with comfort. I currently have some heavy HD riding boots that are OK when riding, but for walking they are too stiff. I have been looking at some Alpinestar boots like Fastback WP shoe or CR-4 Goretex XCR. Any suggestions from guys/gals riding Goldwings would be appreciated.
 

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I am using SIDI On Road GORE-TEX. Waterproof and comfortable.
 

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I am looking for some advice about good Weatherproof riding boots that can be used to walk and ride with comfort. I currently have some heavy HD riding boots that are OK when riding, but for walking they are too stiff. I have been looking at some Alpinestar boots like Fastback WP shoe or CR-4 Goretex XCR. Any suggestions from guys/gals riding Goldwings would be appreciated.
Red Wing 8" water proof work boots. They're not goofy looking, and are comfortable. They're real men's boots, no sissy zippers or velcro fasteners. I have the model 914.
 

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Easy on. Easy off. Feet dry right out after any rain. Comfortable to walk in. Open construction allows greatest airflow across toes to wick away moisture. Inexpensive. ;)

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What more could you ask for? :twisted:

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I am using SIDI On Road GORE-TEX. Waterproof and comfortable.
I have had a pair of those for 4 years now and have walked for as much as a mile at a time with no discomfort. Most times I walk from the hotel to a place to eat to exercise my legs after a long day riding.

I got them on a Friday, wore them for 3 hours in the house to break them in, then left for a 5000 mile trip out West. They really don't need to be broke in though.

Rode 500 miles in a VERY heavy rain last April from Detroit area to the Tennessee Lunch Run with no problems and my feet were not sweaty because of the Gore-Tex breatheability.

They are tall enough to protect shins from the engine heat on a hot day.

http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/18400/i/sidi-on-road-gore-tex-boots?WT.mc_id=80004&zmac=6&zmas=1&zmam=20213228&zmap=SIT-ORG-BKBK-50&SiteID=CSE_PriceGrabber_18400

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I have some pretty comfy boots; but I frequently carry a pair of comfy shoes to put on if I'm going to walk a lot.
 

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I own two pair of Alpinestars now and have owned a few pair previously and really like them.
 

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I own two pair of Alpinestars now and have owned a few pair previously and really like them.
I just recently bought the CR-4 Goretex XCR

I really like them. They are light, and comfortable for walking around. I have not had the opportunity to test out how they do in rain, but I would definitely buy them again. Word of warning though. If you get the 'Arthricite Red', they are NOT red. They are more of a Caltrans safety orange. I would buy them again, and recommend them. They squeak a little, but I wear them all day in comfort and would wear them on a hike as well without fear of discomfort.
 

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Love my Redwings too but they are pricey. For the best bang for your buck look at Magnum. They have several models that are water proof and they only run a bit over $100. I wear them when I travel for the water protection, how light they are, and so comfy to walk in. I have done miles and all day walks in mine.
 

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Been using Tourmaster Solutions for a number of years. Great for riding and easy to walk in when we're visiting sites or teaching on the range.
 

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Huh?

Google Sidi On Roads and tell me that MINE with your so called sissy zippers and velcro fasteners are not real men's boots. Give me a 'friggin break.


Red Wing 8" water proof work boots. They're not goofy looking, and are comfortable. They're real men's boots, no sissy zippers or velcro fasteners. I have the model 914.
 

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i wear hiking boots, they protect my feet and ankles, (been down twice, once sheered off the lace hooks and stayed on my feet), they are light and comfortable. i can stop and hike around the areas and hop back on and ride on down the road.
 

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I am looking for some advice about good Weatherproof riding boots that can be used to walk and ride with comfort. I currently have some heavy HD riding boots that are OK when riding, but for walking they are too stiff. I have been looking at some Alpinestar boots like Fastback WP shoe or CR-4 Goretex XCR. Any suggestions from guys/gals riding Goldwings would be appreciated.
Here's all you need: Wolverine Dura Shock GoreTEX waterproof 10 inch Welingtons. Model #WO2570
http://www.wolverine.com/US/en-US/Product.mvc.aspx/8276M/10021/Mens/DuraShocks-Slip-Resistant-Gore-Tex-Waterproof-10-inch-Wellington-Work-Boot?dimensions=0

I just bought a second pair. Had the first pair about 12 years. It is comfortable from Day1, and it will definitely keep your feet dry as a bone. You can wear it all day walking and riding. I have been in some bad rain storms that lasted most of the day and my feet stayed dry.
 

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I am looking for some advice about good Weatherproof riding boots that can be used to walk and ride with comfort. I currently have some heavy HD riding boots that are OK when riding, but for walking they are too stiff. I have been looking at some Alpinestar boots like Fastback WP shoe or CR-4 Goretex XCR. Any suggestions from guys/gals riding Goldwings would be appreciated.
What gets along with my feet might not get along with yours. You really should try several. Slip-ons arew a no no, as are boots that do not provide ankle protection.
 

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I've got a pair of redwings when it is cold, and a pair of original swat lowtops when it is hot to breath. The swat's have those sissy zippers in it, and I love those. I do have to say though, zippers can fail, so it is a point of failure. My last pair of boots had a zipper go, but the soles were pretty much gone too at that point.
 
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