Riding Gear: High Top Motorcycle Boots
What kind of rider are you? A track day legend? Backroads peg scraper? Or maybe the ever bold, light to light dominator? Whatever and wherever you ride you should be geared up for the situation. And a good pair of riding boots are key players in the game.
There’re lot’s of styles and brands to choose from, choosing the right one is easier said than done. Comfort and color aren’t the only things to consider when buying riding boots. Your style of riding and peg position are factors as well. Do you run forward controls? Are you leaned over with mid controls or rear-sets? Also, how much time you spend in the saddle should work into your decision. Are you traveling or just heading to the coffee shop? Lot’s to think about.
Fret not, we’ve put together a few lists, starting with this one, to help cover all riding styles and help narrow down the choices. This list covers high ankled boots suited for a cruising lifestyle. One enjoyed with a more relaxed riding position. These boots to provide good ankle support, solid grippy soles and durable leather construction suited for the long haul. (Read our our review of the Bates Bomber Work Boot by clicking here).
Have a look at our recommendations below for high top riding boots and enjoy the ride.
Harley-Davidson Hagerman Boot
A men’s leather boot with HD edge and stitch styling, the Hagerman rocks the modern-moto silhouette. With a reliable Goodyear welted outsole and YKK locking inside zipper constructed for a life as tough as it looks.
Manufacturer: HARLEY-DAVIDSON FOOTWEAR
Product Dimensions: 13.5 x 11.5 x 5 inches
Item model number: D93469
Bates Men’s Bomber Work Boot
Performance driven boots engineered to deliver unprecedented protection, performance and all-day comfort. Bates bomber is proudly manufactured in big rapids, Michigan. It is berry compliant and the perfect boot for riding or casual wear. The 5 stars represent the 5 branches of our military, along with red stitching as a reminder of the sacrifice made by our military. The flag on the right boot matches the flags worn on uniforms to symbolize going into battle.
Manufacturer: Bates Tactical Footwear
Product Dimensions: 14 x 11 x 5 inches
Item model number: E08826
Joe Rocket Big Bang 2.0
Constructed using molded polymeric ankle protection, padded ankle cuff for added comfort plus triple stitching in all stress areas. Steel lace eyelets and a polymeric ratchet adjustment strap with aluminum quick-lock buckle keep the boot tight.
A no slip sole design, rear pull loop and Laser etched badging complete the boots style and function.
Manufacturer: Joe Rocket
Item Weight: 2 pounds
Product Dimensions: 1 x 1 x 1 inches
Item model number: 1287-0011
Stylmartin Ace Cafè Racer Boots
Cafè racer boots due to their simplicity of line and the use of Natural full grain leather selected from valuable pieces, characterized by particular details and protections that ensure safety even for daily use, sold with Removable gear protection.
Item Weight: 3 pounds
Package Dimensions: 13.66 x 13.58 x 4.72 inches
Item model number: STY210BR-44
Tourmaster Coaster Waterproof Boots
All-day cruising comfort is provided by a Texxon mid-sole with a steel shank for increased stability. A side zipper allows for an easy entrance into the boot.
The genuine full-grain cowhide leather upper is durable and backed by a HiPora® waterproof, breathable membrane.Constructed with genuine full-grain cowhide.HiPora® waterproof, breathable membrane.Oil-resistant, anti-slip rubber sole.Vulcanized rub
Model: Tourmaster Coaster Waterproof Boots
Item Weight: 79.2 pounds
Product Dimensions: 18 x 13 x 5 inches
OEM Part Number: 235038