Made in Germany. Worth every cent ...

92× awarded and recommended

Best Brand
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90th Award for daytona®:

MOTORRAD readers have voted the Daytona brand "Best Brand" for the 17th year in a row. Daytona's advantages are obvious. At brothers Reinhard and Helmut Frey, the entire business is focused solely on boots and nothing else. Customers praise the products' waterproofness, safety, wearing comfort and, above all, durability. Production takes place in Eggenfelden in Lower Bavaria. Each boot consists of over 120 high-quality individual parts and is meticulously assembled by hand.

to the result

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92nd award for daytona®: Test waterproof sneakers, verdict „very good“ for the AC Dry GTX G2 from MOTORRAD.

„Very high build quality and features, very robust construction, well thought-out fit, no pressure points, very high protection, very high stability, lots of grip, laces stowable ... the AC Dry GTX G2 scores as usual from the German manufacturer with the highest protection and 1-a workmanship. If you‘re looking for safety instead of street style, you‘ll find it with Daytona.“

more info on the AC Dry GTX G2

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91th award for daytona®: „LadyBiker Awards 2022“ – Best Boot Manufacturer

LadyBiker is the original, independent specialist in motorcycle clothing for women. LadyBiker customers around the world have voted on their favorite brands. The LadyBiker Award 2022 for the best boot manufacturer goes to daytona®.

more info about the special lady boots


Opinions and contest

The current winner of the month:

20 years of extreme use

I've had my Daytona Touring Star GTX for 20 years now (+ - ). I bought them at the Louis Fiale in Bremen. They passed the first rainy ride of 600 km with flying colours. Countless 10,000 km followed with the boots all over Europe. They have never let me down on the moped tours. After 20 years of extreme use, they had to go to my trusted cobbler last winter. They got a new sole and the shifting reinforcement on top of the boot was renewed and 2x new insoles original from Daytona. Unfortunately I found out too late that you also repair boots in your shop. I'll probably take advantage of that again and have you glue the original gearshift reinforcement onto my boots. I've often worn new Daytona boots at Louis because they are no longer 100% waterproof, probably because of the membrane. But once they've been treated with BW shoe polish, they're watertight again. Should I really need new moped boots, I will buy them again because they are simply TOP. Best regards Frank & Tanja Suhrhoff, Germany

daytona Gewinner des Monats

You can't walk on water with Daytonas, my ass!

There you go! My first real motorbike boots (1983) were already Daytonas (at that time with the rear zip and leather gearshift reinforcement) and since then again and again - because registering motorbike boots is not something you want to do that often. Because it takes time. So I prefer quality that is also repaired! With many thanks for 40 years of happy feet while biking, Andreas Woest

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Perfect stand thanks to daytona

Buying my BMW r1200r in 2020: does my leg length fit with my Daytona Lady Star GTX 38? Fits perfectly, bike bought.

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The foot surgeon asked which shoe protected me so well

Hello dear Daytona team. I've been riding your Daytona Trans Open GTX (still the first pair) for several years and now well over 100,000 km. They have also been overhauled by you, everything is top notch. I have never had such good boots in my long moped life (well over 350,000 km). Now, on Sunday, I had an accident and it has been shown that the investment in Daytona boots has absolutely paid off. Even the hand and foot surgeon asked what kind of boots I was wearing. The Daytonas have avoided any major mischief, I'm totally thrilled. My foot could be completely lumpy, but I only suffered a fractured ankle, which probably - since it hasn't shifted, also due to the support of the boots - won't need surgery. From here, thank you very much again for producing such good boots. They are worth every penny. Kudos to Daytona, keep up the good work. In my opinion there is no better moped boot.
With friendly biker greetings,
Markus Pirrung

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News

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Often copied, never equaled and worth every cent.

The Road Star GTX is one of the most copied motorcycle boots in the world. But the copies don't come close to the original. And the original is only available from daytona. Extremely high quality and comfortable, awarded 14 times and worth every cent.
more information on Road Star GTX

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When good things happen to you...

Frank Wintzen from Schwalmtal was so enthusiastic about the fact that his old boots, used on countless trips, came back from the "inspection" "almost as new" that he published a little story about it:

Continue reading

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Tried and tested ... and graded with a smooth 1

An editor of the magazine "ps sport motorrad magazin" tried out the Daytona Strive GTX: "This boot has grown close to our hearts. Of course, he is not the safety giant like the racing athlete Evo from Daytona. But the great, because sporty everyday boot is also suitable for the fast tour on the country road and has a waterproof Gortetex membrane that really works. After almost two years in continuous use, the Strive shows no signs of fatigue - neither on the zipper, nor on the leather or sole. "And he can still shine in any rain." The editorial staff evaluates according to the school grading system and has awarded a 1.

more information on the Strive GTX

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Travel enduro boots with cross genes and 7 highlights.

All those who like it sporty will find a partner for their adventures in TransTourMan GTX. The travel enduro with the cross genes comes off-road. Nevertheless, you don‘t have to forego comfort: waterproof and breathable, with well padded, solid protectors and clever details such as exchangeable wear parts or the super comfortable entrance, for which zipper and Velcro have been combined.

more information on TransTourMan GTX

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The quality impression is superb

The magazine MOTORRAD NEWS has listed two Daytona boots in a market overview for short boots.
The Daytona AC Dry GTX is a ... "Everyday hero: With a Gore-Tex membrane, the AC Dry is also suitable for wet and cold days, yet it is vapour-permeable in summer weather. Running comfort 9/19".
The Daytona AC Pro is a ... "Café-Racer: The AC Pro is aimed at sprinters with titanium grinding wheels. The quality impression is superb with both Daytonas. Running comfort 9/10".

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Daytona custom-made boots - a look behind the scenes

An editor of the Web-Magazine "1000 PS" visited daytona and had a new motorcycle boot made-to-measure for him and took a look behind the scenes into production.

You can find his report here. (in German)

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World travelers make a pit stop at Daytona's

Sara "The Peach" Pedersen and her husband Daniel "Big D" Pedersen are driving around the world with their bikes. It's been two and a half years since their journey begann, five years still ahead on them.
Recently they made a stop at daytona Eggenfelden to have their boots resoled. Check www.worldwideride.ca to follow them on their tour.
In the picture, from the left: Big D, Berta Frey (daytona), The Peach, Reinhard Frey (daytona)

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"Factory test" by the 1000PS editorial office: "Why Daytona boots save lives"

Test editor "Vauli" from the 1000PS team was at Daytona in Eggenfelden, to the production of a "factory test".
His impressions and insights are documented in a video.

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Create your Security Evo G3 with the Configurator

The racing-boot can adapt perfectly to the outfit of driver and machine. Read here how you order your individual Security Evo G3. Colour your own boot - you have the choice!

the Security Evo G3 - CONFIGURATOR

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Daytona Are The Daddies At Making Motorcycle Boots

The FAST BIKES MAGAZINE writes:
"Simply put, Daytona are the daddies at making motorcycle boots. They're not distracted by manufacturing other kit, so are devotet to bringing you the ultimate in safety. Many racers sacrifice paid contracts just to have Daytona's top-quality product. Usually top end on price but clearly top-end in results, too. Warming your tootsies from the kings of safety are the new Road Stars - not the sexiest jiving boots, but packed full of protection and assurance with their patented inner/outer booties."
more information on Road Star GTX

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Daytona Is The Ferrari Of The Boot World

And another report of the FAST BIKES MAGAZINE:
"You need top-to-toe coverage when you're out and about on a bike, and nothing protects the toes better than this lot. An often heard quote is that if racers weren't paid to wear boots, they'd all wear Daytona. And that isn't so far from the truth, going by what we've been told about on facebook by countless racers over the years.
All the racers that do wear them, ususally have to pay for the privilege. Daytona is the Ferrari of the boot world in this case, and it's a mantle well deserved. The Security Evo III is the ultimate expression of this safety-shell-boot-philosophy."


more information on Security Evo

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Higher Stand. Better support.

daytona® has developed special motorcycle boots for smaller female and male bikers. A combination of an internal heel elevation and a higher sole makes these boots 6 cm "bigger". With the higher stand you reach the ground easier when stopping, you stand more secure and you can support the motorcycle better.


further information

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Manual work. Worth every cent.

How a daytona® boot evolves from around 120 individual parts.

If you have all the components of one of our motorcycle boots in front of you, it almost looks like an insoluble puzzle. But our 130 specialists in the production know exactly what belongs together and how. After 80 working steps they have processed everything into a new genuine daytona® motorcycle boot. One of about 70,000 pairs of motorcycle boots, that we deliver every year.

The new video from the production shows many of the steps that are necessary to make motorcycle boots with maximum safety, perfect fit and long durability.

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