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  1. Bike Tech / Kit / Reviews
    All An occasional visitor to this site but have a 1995 funduro which I rate highly as a all year round tourer/commuter, having retunred to biking in the last 3 years. One thing I can't seem to find is a reasonably priced set of waterproof boots. This can't be righ ti this day and age, I am...
  2. Bike Tech / Kit / Reviews
    Hi, I'm looking for some good, solid, waterproof boots as mine are almost past it now. I ride every day in all weathers so idealy want some that are very waterproof and well made, but easy to walk in. Any recomendations would be much welcomed.
  3. F650 Twin Discussion (including F700 and F800)
    My 08 F650GS upto 10k and tyres needing replacement. Had a look through posts on this site for recommendations Boots that came with the Bike were Bridgestone BW502 front 110/80 R19 Rear 140/80 R17 Noticed these are different to specs when searching on web? Used local bike garage - because...
  4. Bike Tech / Kit / Reviews
    My boots have finally given up on me, after my second winter riding. I bought them 2 and a half years ago from the NEC, when I was riding a 125, but now their not water-proof, look tatty, and have a hole in the back of them. I've been looking at boots today, but really cant find any within my...
  5. Sale - Wanted - Swap (UK Only)
    Hi everyone, have for sale a pair of sidi black rain boots in great condition and still in original box size 12 but if u r a proper size 11 they would fit .new price £150. would let them go for £50. based in warwick.tra:-)
  6. F650 Single Discussion
    I guess a few of us will have had the e-mail that just dropped into my in-box, but for those that haven't. Altberg have revamped their website (a bit) and are offering a 7.5% discount for anyone who signs up to their e-members club. I know a few members of the forum wear Altbergs and swear by...
  7. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi everyone. Well, after a ride from Thurso, to Chesterfield (with snow for the first 40 odd miles), by the time I got to Gretna, I realized that I was covered up to my knee with white road salt - or whatever it is that is put on the road these days when it's icy/cold/snowy etc. Instead of...
  8. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi all, You all have properly heard this question 1000 times but I am looking to get a new pair of boots for myself. I ride daily to work, go offroading quite allot and do some long distance ridding, but only want 1 pair of boots. so I want something durable, comfy, warm and as waterproof as...
  9. F650 Single Discussion
    I must be feeling rich, 'cause as well as fitting new head bearings, I'm also looking for some new boots... I do alot of walking around when on trips, some of it on the sort of terrain that requires walking boots, so I want a flexible sole (unlike an MX boot) and a bit of grip (unlike...
  10. F650 Single Discussion
    Just got me some TCS (was Oxtar) Infinity boots for £160 from Lamba motorcycles. Very comfy and look good on/off road - also rated well by MCN. Reading the new BMW 2008 rider equipment catalogue today - notice that BMW Santiago boots look similar to the TCS Infinity. So does the tech spec. In...
  11. F650 Single Discussion
    Looking at getting a pair of new boots . Was looking at the Hein Gerike Trail, which are a motocross style. Does anyone wear this type of boot for everday use. I am just worried they might be a bit stiff and thus uncomfortable. What other type of waterproof boot do people use?????? SHOTROCK...
  12. F650 Single Discussion
    Just bought myself a pair of these 2 weeks ago and three of the straps have broken already. anyone with the same problems? Called BMW and they said they would get new straps but i want a refund, being only 2 weeks old it shouldn't be a problem, should it??? Matt
  13. F650 Single Discussion
    Does anyone have any experience with these boots? I need something to protect my pinkies. Marky
  14. F650 Single Discussion
    Hello I am now looking for some NEW boots. Saw some great ones at BMW - but after the way they acted and treated the repair of my bike - I'm avoiding that shop. I have a budget of approx ?130 for a new high pair of boots - in black I think. Saw some in J & S that looked ok. Looked on their...
  15. F650 Single Discussion
    I know this is likely to be down to personal choice and what fits, but has anyone got any experience of BMW boots? Am looking at the all round ones for about ?120. Wondering how they compare to, say, Hein Gericke stuff?? Ta Nik
  16. F650 Single Discussion
    Yup,..That time of year again and need to got some waterproof boots. Going to be wearing the boots all day everyday so must be light and comfortable off the bike as well as on. Not too heavy or bulky. Must go under the trousers. Only one that I've tried that seem to fit the bill are the Daytona...
  17. F650 Single Discussion
    Hello everyone, some months ago i bought some motocross boots (because i like the looks and the level of protection) but as much as i try i can't seem to break them in so that i can even change gear in them let alone ride the Dakar. What's the secret? I'm sure some of you guys (and girls) wear...
  18. F650 Single Discussion
    Howdy Hi all!!! first post to this forum! I followed a link over from UKGSER I am new to riding and new to the F650GS Dakar. I had a few hassles with gear shifting in the beginning, but after getting the touratech rally footpeg set, and adjusting the gear lever a little higher, my MX boots...
  19. F650 Single Discussion
    General question about looking after off-road boots, can anyone advise on how they clean and what they treat their boots with, especially if they are prone to regular dousings in mud and water ;) :cheers: Martin
  20. F650 Single Discussion
    I have been looking at getting myself a decent pair of boots, (I'm currently wearing German Para's). I like the look of the Hein Gericke TRG Rally-Boot, and was wondering if there is anybody with any experience of these, or indeed any other boots they can recommend. :think: :think: :cheers:
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