Made in Germany. Worth every cent ...
88× awarded and recommended
87th Award for daytona®:
MOTORRAD readers have voted the Daytona brand "Best Brand" for the 16th 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.
88th Award for daytona®: Soft Enduro boot recommendation: TransTourMan GTX
"The Daytona TransTourMan GTX is extremely comfortable on the road and yet sufficiently stable for light off-road use. The high shaft provides good support. Thanks to the membrane, it kept tight during the test period even in adverse conditions. Clever and sustainable is the replaceable footrest wear part in the sole of the boot." That is the conclusion of the testers from "Motorrad & Reisen". The boot was tested in the categories fit, material/manufacture, wearing comfort, practicality, features, weather and safety. With 94 out of a possible 100 points, it received a "very good - top tip".
more info on TransTourMan GTX
86th Award for daytona®: Soft Enduro boot recommendation: TransTourMan GTX
"Soft enduro boots should provide optimum protection in the event of a fall, allow good contact with the motorcycle and also offer the comfort of a hiking boot. These were the expectations during the test of the Zeitschrfit TOURENFAHRER. Eight waterproof Enduro boots were tested intensively. The daytona TransTourMan GTX received the best rating and was and is the only boot tested that received a recommendation. The conclusion of the testers: "Offroad-suitable touring model with optimal entry level, superior safety features and excellent insulation.
more info on TransTourMan GTX
Opinions and contest
Back to Daytonas after a short detour.
My Daytonas: I bought them in 1994 and drove them until 2018, and only got rid of them in 2020. But by then they were really through. A short detour to Alpinestars and now I've ordered the latest Daytona Trans Open again. It was really cool to glide over the roads at 60km/h on the steel caps. That gave flying sparks at their best!!! :-) I'm sure I won't be as hard on the new ones .... great quality, thanks Daytona!
Ralf Homann, Germany
New motorcycle - and new Daytona boots with it!
At some point it had to be - finally a new sports tourer in my garage! After spending 25 very happy years with my Kawasaki GPZ1100 (built in 1995), I finally wanted to treat myself to a new toy at the end of the 2021 season. The decision was actually quite simple - it had to be a Kawasaki again, of course, and the choice fell on a ZZR1400 (because of the design it had to be model year 2011) with superbike handlebars. What else is there to do with that? After I was more than convinced of the quality and customer service of Frey Daytona and have been a loyal customer for many years, I also treated myself to the matching new Daytona Travel Star GTX boots when I bought the new dream bike. The future of fantastic touring is thus secured again.
Karl-Heinz Schreck, Germany
I love my Daytona Lady Pilot GTX
This was day 1 in my new Daytona Lady Pilot GTX, that was a little over a month and 2300 miles ago, and I LOVE them, I love and appreciate them more every day!! They are comfortable, protective, and best of all, they allow me to get 2 feet down on my motorcycle which was a lifesaver on many occasions, greatly contributed to my confidence on my new motorcycle, and has been a wonderful experience!! I greatly recommend these boots to all female riders out there, they are a definite necessity if you are shorter and/ or riding a bike with a taller seat height!! Thank you Daytona for making such a fantastic boot!! Sherry Antony, USA
daytona-friends on tour
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.
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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:
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
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
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".
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)
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)
"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.
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
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
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
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.
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.