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Old 05-13-2019, 11:22 AM
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Looking for suggestions on riding boots. Anything better then others? Im trying to find something that's cost effective and comfortable for riding my 1949 panhead.
 
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Old 05-13-2019, 11:41 AM
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I have a pair of Bates boots that I like. Lace up + zipper on the side.
 
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Old 05-13-2019, 11:43 AM
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I went with wellington work boots, I like them. Do a search and their are plenty of threads on boots.

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1949 Panhead and you aren't sharing pics?!? Come on, man. Gotta see that thing!

(Not that it makes any difference on what boots to wear.)

FWIW, I've had a pair of Red Wing Engineer boots for years. They work for me.

But this is one of those things where everyone is going to have an opinion, and mostly those opinions are going to be "I bought this or that, so it's the best!!"
 
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Old 05-13-2019, 11:53 AM
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Originally Posted by Keithhu View Post
I have a pair of Bates boots that I like. Lace up + zipper on the side.
Ill second the Bates boots. I wear the Raide warm weather model with lace and side zip. Most comfortable for me at least. Other opinions may vary.
 
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Old 05-13-2019, 11:57 AM
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Since comfort is relative to whomever is wearing, I won't make any brand recommendations. What I will recommend, though, is to get some boots that have a zipper on the side. It makes it so much easier and faster to put them on/take them off. But, maybe I like them like that because I am old, and really like to minimize the time I spend bending down.
 
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Old 05-13-2019, 11:59 AM
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I have been lusting after these Merlin Drax boots in the brown/olive color, I just need to convince myself I need them even though I don't LOL

https://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/merlin-drax-boots
 
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I have been wearing Redback boots for a couple yrs. Very comfortable. No laces or zippers
 
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I wear Chippewa steel toe engineer boots. I like the way they feel and are comfortable to walk around in.
 
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Originally Posted by svshaw82 View Post
Hey guys,
Looking for suggestions on riding boots. Anything better then others? Im trying to find something that's cost effective and comfortable for riding my 1949 panhead.
The most cost effective boots are at your local Army/Navy store. About $100 for a quality boot.
 

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