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I am looking for a pair of boots to wear for riding next season. In the past I have always just worn my Redwing Loggers. But I understand the extra ankle protection, etc as I always wear my race boots on my GSXR. Anyway, I wont be racing my quads. Just mostly woods riding, trials and gravel pits. Nothing too crazy. Was just checking out the new FOX Comp 5 boots. They look nice. I have always worn Alpinestars gear on my street bikes, but never had any Fox stuff.

Anyone have these or maybe give me some feedback on what you wear and like? I usually wear an 11 in Nikes, Alpinestars gear is usually right on with that size. Thanks guys!
 

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i love my fox comp five boots they are a good general riding boot and are comfortable too. and for the price there hard to beat ive looked at some tec 7 or 8 astars but couldnt justify spending that money
 

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I wear my 8" Carhartts or an insulated waterproof boot. Nerfs and spirited trail riding dont require much more than that. JMO. 8
 

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Nerfs and spirited trail riding dont require much more than that. JMO. 8
Totally agree. Quads have built in protection and therefor require different protective clothing. I use THOR 50/50's (shorties), they give enough ankle support and if I want some shin protection then I use THOR shin & knee guards. I love these boots; they provide enough support and protection but I can walk with them as if they were hiking boots.

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Totally agree. Quads have built in protection and therefor require different protective clothing. I use THOR 50/50's (shorties), they give enough ankle support and if I want some shin protection then I use THOR shin & knee guards. I love these boots; they provide enough support and protection but I can walk with them as if they were hiking boots.

Comfort equals energy.
Are full length MX boots hard to walk around in? I was lookling at the Fox Comp 5 Shortys, they offer good ankle protection but arent full height.
 

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Yeah MX boots are by design stiffer in the ankle/shin area and therefor harder to walk in. They do this because on a bike you often stickyour foot out while cornering making you suseptable to ankle and knee injuries.
 

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Ahh ok, but not so much on these ATVs, at least i wouldnt hope
 

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Yeah, putting the foot down is asking for the quad to eat it, run up your leg, pull you under it and spit you out the back. LOL
 

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we had once you get use to them there not bad to walk in better than snowboard boots in my opinion. we had a guy a while back that ran over and broke his foot lost his job and had to sell his xx. we dont want that happening anymore!!!
 

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I've never had a "formal" riding boot, either. I was actually looking at getting a pair of MSR VX1 ATVs. I did a lot of research on them and they are supposed to be a really comfortable and quality boot. I've used MSR gear in the past and have never been disappointed. Can't beat the price, either.
 

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I'll wear my old combat boots or work boots.
 

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The most comfortiable full length boot is Fox. Tried them all and Fox is better.
Shorty's well you have Fox , Alpinestars,Thor and Axo. I would go for the Thor ones.
If you are on a budget for full length boots then go for the Shift boot , not expensive and you can get the enduro sole.More grip on ya feet.
 

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Alpinestars Tech 8 - Won't ride without them.:hey:
 

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I currently Own Alpinestar Tech 3 full boot but with Nerf bars now I am leaning towards Alpinestar Tech 2. I dont think running over my leg is as likely with Nerf bars
 

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Gaerne SG-12... dude, crazy comfortable. Protection is insane, and even has the pivot to help when shifting
Well at $500 I would be disappointed if they didn't wash my bike after I was done riding. There is no way I could drop that kind of cash on some boots.
 
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