Nothing ruins a motorcycle ride more than cold wet feet, and as as the weather turns bleak you need a good pair of winter boots to keep your toes toasty.
Your fancy sports boots might look good in the summer, but at this time of year it’s more important to keep out the rain and cold. Here are our favorite winter motorcycle boots for 2017, to keep your feet warm and dry so you can ride all the way through winter.
Alpinestars Toucan Gore-Tex Weatherproof Motorcycle Touring Boots
They’re not cheap, but if you want the ultimate weather and crash protection from a trusted brand, these boots are the best. Alpinestars drew inspiration from its popular off-road boots to build a boot for road riders to cope with poor weather conditions. They’re made with a leather outer and Gore-Tex waterproof membrane.
All over impact protection will help you to stay in one piece in the event of a crash, but is also designed to keep the boot flexible it’s easy to operate the bike’s foot-controls.
Sidi Cobra Gore-Tex Touring Motorcycle Boot
Although it might look like an ordinary sport-riding boot, this features a Gore-Tex waterproof membrane and is designed to keep your feet warm and dry on long rides in poor weather.
As well as the usual toe, heel, ankle, and shin guards, this boot includes Sidi’s trademarked Achilles tendon protection.
Alpinestars Roam 2 Waterproof Boots
A great sub-$200 winter boot from Alpinestars. The boot is designed with comfort as its main priority, offering the flexibility riders need to precise control of the gear and brake pedals.
This boot is constructed from leather, with a waterproof but breathable membrane and easy access velcro straps. Although it doesn’t offer the advanced protection features of some of the more expensive products, this is still a great, durable boot, ideal for commuters rather than speed-junkies.
Tour Master Vintage 2.0 Road
If you’re on a budget, or simply looking for a more classic style boot, the Tour Master Vintage provides good winter protection at a low price. It’s constructed from tough leather with a waterproof membrane, and features an oil proof sole to help keep your feet from slipping on spills.
This is not a fashion boot – it’s the real deal, well built and designed to protect riders if they should have an accident, with