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How to wear motorcycle boots: closure

03/06/2020

Sometimes is very difficult to find a compromise between safety and comfort. But, talking about motorcycle boots, this is fundamental in order to ride safely your motorbike, which is dangerous but very exciting too.
However, due to the new technical strategies developed, today footwears, which created a perfect compromise between comfort and protection are now available.

Why is very important to wear correctly motorcycle boots

Motorcycle boots are required to every biker, who is looking for safety and comfort because they support and protect foot, ankle and calf. However, they allow the biker to ride without any constriction or discomfort.
Talking about traditional boots, the height of the leg contributes to keep calf in axes with foot and ankle and to avoid distortions during an accident.
The best motorcycle boots are realized, usually, in leather and are provided with specific polyurethane pads for leg, calf and malleolus in order to be solid and resistant.
Also microfiber models ensure perfect performance and they’re also scratch proof, but they are a little less resistant.
In this context comfort makes the difference: motorcycle boots should be easy to wear (also if you have big calf) and fitting should be comfortable and flexible.
Actually racing pants, jeans or jumper are to put inside the boots and this can affect comfort of the boots.
Usually light pads are into the boots and they are usually made in synthetic materials; they are useful in order to let the boots adhere perfectly on the legs. According to this, pay attention to the pads when you wear your boots: it has to be in the right position in order to avoid any discomfort for your feet.
These are some of the reasons why is fundamental to know how to wear correctly motorcycle boots.
 

How to correctly wear motorcycle boots

Motorcycle boots are realized following the actual safety norms and they have to be resistant and solid but also they have to fit perfectly on your feet and legs. Only certified boots can ensure all this features.
In order to wear correctly your motorcycle boots you should pay attention to some fundamental features, especially because your boots should be worn for many hours and could cause some discomfort.
- First of all you should know that today exist innovative brands, such as Stylmartin, which created models to wear also with light cotton socks but which provide the best of safety and comfort.
- Fitting is very important but it’s crucial to choose the perfect size. Boots shouldn’t be too large (in this situation they wouldn’t support foot in the right way) but the shouldn’t be to tight (they could affect bloodstream).
Our suggestion is to try on your boots wearing your usual socks in order to find the perfect size for you. It’s also important to consider all the internal pads.
Only if you choose the right size you feet, your ankles and your calf will be protect without constrictions and your ride will be very comfortable.
- The best motorcycle boots are provided with protection devices, for example the anti torsion devices for ankles, usually inserted  into the internal pad.
If you wear correctly your motorcycle boots these devices shouldn’t move in order to provide a perfect fitting.

The best closures

It’s important to pay great attention to closure in choosing your motorcycle boots.
Motorcycle boots have to be easy to lace and unlace especially in case of accident when foot is swollen.
This is the reason why many models are provided with metal hooks, zip and strap.
Adjustable hooks are very useful talking about safety and handiness, but, in some cases, should be not so nice.
Zip is the most common closure because they are very performing, handy and, talking about aesthetic, also nice.
Usually strap is not used alone but in combination with other closures in order to ensure a perfect seal.
Actually, isn’t resistant but it could be useful in order to adjust better the boots on the leg.
Anyway, brand like Stylmartin constantly study in order to realize closure with a wonderful design but very performing and resistant.
 
According to this every biker should carefully  consider quality, safety and performance of motorcycle boots in order to buy only the best boots on the market.