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Daytona® motorcycle boots are worth every cent!

Daytona® motorcycle boots have been around since 1973. During this time, many satisfied customers have written to us about how much they value the quality of their daytona® boots. Write us your story, e.g. how many years you have been on the road with your daytona boot, or how it has protected you from injury in the event of an accident, or simply your opinion on our products.

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A safe grip even on ice and snow

I spent four nights in Tyrol with my buddy in July 2021. One of our tours went on the Kaunertal Glacier Road. From the glacier restaurant Weißsee parking lot, located 2.750 meters above sea level, we walked into the accessible crevasse. My Daytona Journey boots gave me a secure hold even on ice and snow and my feed stayed dry.
Thomas Ostermeier, Germany

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Opti, protection, comfort ... ingenious all-rounders.

The picture shows me on my beloved SR400 from Yamaha, just before the first longer tour on my classic bike. The Daytona AC-4WD, which I am wearing in the picture, complement the rest of my "retro-adapted" outfit with biker jeans and leather jacket and offer me optimal, Daytona-standard protection and a lot of wearing comfort, so that I can move around comfortably during the numerous stops at places of interest. Many thanks for these ingenious all-rounders :-)
Simon Feist, Germany

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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

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After half an eternity like on the first day

Richie Rieke from Linden sold me my first Daytonas (VOYAGER GTX) half an eternity ago: "Something new, you'll like them." True words, because they are as tight as on the first day, keep warm and if I hadn't finally outgrown size 45, my mile boots would still come along on tour. Now it will probably be the TransTourMan GTX in 47 for the charity tour through Scandinavia :-) Lars Lepper, Germany

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30 years

Am 2018 after 11 years of motorcycle abstinence back in the saddle (R1200RS) and for this the 30 years (!) Old Daytonas were brought out of the basement. And now they begleid(t)en me on the third Alpine tour. Helmut Zeitter, Germany

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Indestructible. You can't do without Daytonas.

On the journey to Machu Picchu the shortcut across Lake Titicaca and the boots hold and hold. In the meantime about 200 000 km. Once new soles and now they are due again. Although not enduro boots - but they do everything with. Even larger hikes, easy water crossings and once sink in Dartmoor, indestructible. Whether cold in Iceland, or the heat on Sardinia - without the Daytona it does not go! Ulrike Wiedemann

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Unreservedly recommendable

The Road Star GTX have been my constant companion on the bike for over 20 years. From the overturn to the visit of a ditch and the many kilometers run really do not mind the boot. 2 times already been at Daytona, once replace the sole, once renew the shift reinforcement. Fast, clean, effective. Can be recommended without reservation. Since there is the new in M-Star version and above all now also in more than only up to size 42, I will consider but, with my 171 cm the increase times to try.
Rudi Rombach, Germany

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Great

The first ride in 2021 with the first Daytona boots. Great, why not sooner?
Stefan Gelsdorf, Germany

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Still very satisfied after 20 years

My Daytona are over 20 years old and I'm still very happy with the boots (only the shift reinforcement has come loose). Slowly, however, it is time for new Daytona

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Nice people, great service, ideal boots.

A dear hello to Eggenfelden. After my boots got a second life in February 2020 (soles new) and also won, I and my partner on our trip south in Eggenfelden a stop because I wanted to give the shoes to my partner. Our thanks to the nice people from Daytona, who take a lot of time to find the right shoe, and that's not always so easy, you have them for days on your feet. It was after extensive trying a couple of Arrow Sport GTX, which you now already has 9000 km on the feet and is totally happy. Who has the opportunity, take a look in Eggenfelden, the service is right, the people are nice and the shoes fit or are made to fit, with us there is only Daytona on the feet, thank you.
Thomas Wendt and Silvia Aubel, Germany

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The success proves you right

Dear Frey family, I fahe Daytona since 1982 and bought my 1st boots to fit my Honda CX 500 Euro directly from Harro in Nagold together with the leather suit. Meanwhile I had many motorcycle changes and am just looking for the legendary Road Star GTX. I am very convinced of Daytona and appreciate the quality that has remained the same over decades, the robustness and long life. The success proves you right. Attached is a photo from a rest stop on the way to Italy shortly after burning.
Many greetings Christian Straub, Germany

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On the road with Daytona and my son to the Saarschleife

Arnold Heintzer, Germany

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These boots were made for biking.

Hello Daytona Staff, having purchased these Daytona Highway Boots over 25 years ago I am still wearing them although I purchased a pair of Daytona Non Stop GTX boots in November 2011.The Highway boots have seen rain of biblical amounts here in the UK where it rains everyday HA HA and having toured around Europe for 25 years plus. These Highway boots have kept my feet dry and warm (no leaks what so ever) but are now in their last days of use which is a full testament to the Daytona brand. Mmmmm I wonder if they could be restored / repaired ? Thank You Daytona Stuart Kerr United Kingdom

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Can only recommend Daytona to everyone!!!!

Drive for many years a Daytona touring boot as a custom-made, perfectly matched to my foot. Fits super comfortable and now I get me another summer boot, the model Journey XCR. Can only recommend Daytona to everyone!!!! The holds DICHT!!
Greetings GS-Gerhard B., Germany

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Not cheap, but worth every euro!!!

Our first ride of the season! And then drove with my wife directly to Louis to buy Daytona Lady Star GTX for you too. It was a great day! I have been driving Daytona for many years and am thrilled. Not cheap, but worth every euro!!! Thanks for that! Best regards from Vienna;
Peter Metzner, Germany

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Tour through the French Alps.

Has been some years ago, but still in my memory!
Hans-Dieter Siegert, Germany

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Also suitable for extreme Russian slopes

In 2009 I acquired a pair of "Roadstar" boots, for a trip to Russia, to the North Caucasus. In the Caucasus, I was invited by Russian motorcycle friends for a tour in the mountains. This route was classified by the friends there as EXTREME. I had almost no experience with off-road riding and since my machine was not suitable for it, they provided me with a light, off-road machine. The track that was chosen had a length of about 80 km. It led through deepest jungle and over a so-called tank road, which had also been used by German troops in the Second World War. Well knowing that I was wearing new Daytona boots, I didn't want to miss out on the offer. And off we went into the terrain. If Russians speak of "extreme", then the track is also extreme: water holes up to 1/2 meter deep and mud without end. What a shame for my new boots, but it was worth it. It remained an experience, which I can never forget. My boots have withstood the torture except for 2 cuts on the top layer. I still use the boots today, especially since they were resoled once. After so many years, however, new Daytona "Roadstar" are due this year, but this time without muddy tracks.
Kurt Astor, Germany

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Of course Daytona again

I never have to worry about cold or wet feet on my tours, Daytona shoes are for me next to my leather suit the most important and best thing you can wear and buy. I would not want to miss you ... after 12years I have now needed new shoes / boots ... and what can I say: fit, price, function were important to me and so it has become Daytona TouringStar II (VXR-18 GTX) boots again. On a great, accident-free, corona-poor Bikesasion ^^ Axel Schriever, Germany

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These Boots are made for Walking…

you might think, that's how super comfortable they are. From now on, the walk through the pedestrian zones / weekly markets will be a completely different. I hope I will not forget my motorcycle yet^^ Tobias Kaminski, Germany

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In use since the late 90s

Hello, I bought the boots at the end of the 90s. These have spent with me a lot of time and many kilometers over the Alps, even in the rain with dry feet. Also on the country road the boots have been taken here. Except for the shift reinforcement, which is now somewhat loosened everything is still fine on the boot. But unfortunately I had to part with the boot, as these have unfortunately become too small. They were always good companions. Thank you Daytona. Fred Häring, Germany

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I enjoy this great product every time I go on a tour :-)

Dirk Fölster, Germany

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The best shoe, even in the sand

First excursion of the year to the coast of Schillig / East Friesland. Fantastic weather, beautiful beach and the best part, the Daytonas won't let me down here either. The Daytonas make running on sand a pure experience, because you don't sink into the sand as you normally would with other shoes, but have good stability while running. Daytona again and again.
Kathrin Gerdes, Germany

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After eight years of use, they are almost like new

Today, when the snow has melted away and the weather is getting warmer, I took out my mc-gear to see that all was fit for the upcoming first trip for the year. Then I came to think about when I put my Daytona boots away for the winter, I cleaned them and treated them with some Leather Care and after that I realised that still, after eight years of use, they are almost like new with only a bit of care. I remembered the first times I used my Daytona boots and the hughe difference from my earlier boots, they almost felt like rubberboots compared to the Daytonas. This really made me happy and I wrote an e-mail to the dealer who sold the Daytona boots to me, telling him how happy I was with them and that I will never go on a motorcycle with any other boots.
Thank you and best regards,
Henrik Åkesson, Sweden

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Thanks Daytona quality no bone broken

I wanted to park my BMW R1150 GS on a parking strip with small paving stones and overlooked a depression (optical illusion). I tipped over and I did not bring my foot away in time. My foot was under the cylinder. Except for bruises, bruises and a thick foot (that's enough) everything remained intact. Two colleagues lifted the machine and freed me. The ankle was not broken and thanks to "Daytona quality" remained intact. Greetings
Uwe Braun, Germany

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We are glad to have the Daytonas

After yet another long, hard and beautiful ride on our recent vacation in the Baltics, we found a place to stay for a well-deserved night's rest and are glad to be able to count on the quality of our Daytonas.... Harald Bannasch, Germany

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What other manufacturer offers this?

Hello Daytona Team, I own my Daytona Road Star GTX already since 1999 and they are for me still the best motorcycle boots. I also owe to this boot that my left ankle is still in tact, which could be fixed after a fall with a plate and 6 screws. In the photo you can see how the boots are sweating, just kidding, of course how the rider is sweating. I can only recommend these Daytona Road Star GTX (Made in Germany) and which other manufacturer offers a repair service??? Thank you and best regards
Günter Lange, Germany

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A cheer for these moped boots

On a beautiful hot summer day I wanted to drive with my GS just quickly in the village center. Thought to myself, that also works with sneakers!!! Said my wife to me: "The coincidence is e Äächhäsel (squirrel), zieh liewer dei Motorradstiwwel an". I listened to the best of all wives and she was right. At the next house corner, a car came towards me on my side, which I could only avoid by falling. My GS fell on my foot, which remained unharmed thanks to my GTX Roadstar, in my possession since 1991 :-)) cheers to these moped boots.
Roland Krupp, Germany

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I have recommend many riders to these boots

Ive been wearing Daytona GTX Road Star boots for over 14 years covering some 200,000 miles in my 3 pairs. I have recommend many riders to these boots. Waterproof and very comfy. Daytona did make me a better gear shift pad as i find the stock ones peel and lift in usage also the underside of the soles wear bad when standing on spike pegs. But they did not manage to save my leg from a footage being pushed in a is was rear ended by fellow rider.The shaft needed to be higher than 29cm i also need a UK13 Wide fit boot so hoping that Daytona can help me soon...
Derek Cumbers, UK

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With Daytona it goes on and on

Norway in the middle of May. On the way to Lysebotn. Suddenly snow on the road - but with Daytona on the feet it goes on and on!
Michael Haubrich, Germany

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Brilliant

The 2020 season was a completely new start for me. New moped, new clothes, new boots :) I got the Lady Evoque, partly because of the elevation, which I think is brilliant! And despite a lot of protection, strong material and robustness, I can also run around the mountain with the boots (on holiday in the Vosges) or swing in the garden with my godchild. Daytona always go!
Dagmar Heltmann, Germany

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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

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At the Erg Chebbi Morocco

Rainer Weiss, Germany

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A boot I can rely on

Dear Daytona Team, on my rides I wear the Daytona Trans Open! A boot I can rely on, it is stable and yet comfortable, it is massive and can still be worn sometimes under the pant leg. And? He is tight, just tight without sweating!!! I am absolutely satisfied. Many greetings
Thomas Wiese, Germany

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never another brand

i bought my burdit gtx boots 13 years ago.
i use them every day, in hot and freezing weather, dry and rain, hail and snow. to go to work and in the weekends private rides.
the fit perfectly and still 100% waterproof....
never another brand if i have to replace them.
W. Rietveld, Nederland

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The ultimate

Long known to me, Daytona boots are the epitome of quality in motorcycle boots.
Petra Kluge, Germany

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We are overjoyed

We have been looking for motorcycle boots to match our leather suit for a long time. In a Facebook group Daytona was recommended to us. So we ordered some, and lo and behold, finally some that fit with the pants.
Jessy Weidenbach, Germany

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Only daytona

Due to my driving style and the different terrains my daytona Urban suffer a lot. When I asked if it was possible to attach grinders, a solution was quickly developed and attached. I no longer drive any other brand of boots! Oliver Wißner, Germany

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Wear parts replaced, boots like new

Dear Daytona team, I have worn Daytona boots for many years and I am convinced of the quality. But as with all things, nothing lasts forever.
That's why I recently sent in my boots to have the soles and gear reinforcements replaced and have just received them back.
After just under two weeks including shipping times! And the work was done perfectly, new soles and shift pads made as if the boots were out of production, not 'just' repaired! Super Service! Thank you very much, the new season can come. Best regards
Jens Kolbe

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Vespa riding

... with daytona, of course.
Katerina Neureiterova

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Very satisfied

I've been using the boots for 3 years now and I'm very satisfied.
Rene Stoldt

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The best boots for the cold.

The Travel Star GTX, after trying it, I won't hesitate to buy the Lady Star Gtx for my partner, both for me and for her, I only want the best.
Eduard Garangou, Spain

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They last all year round

I ride my 7 bikes to work all year round. 100 km every day. I rarely have to use the car. 3 to 10 days in winter maximum.
Noticeable: the boots and socks are the same all year round. But clothing is also used in autumn and winter. Sweater, winter jacket and long johns.
The boots hold out. Rain, salt, cold. Summer and winter always the good touring boots from Daytona. They are really exposed to everything that is nasty. And they keep you warm and tight. They are dirty. They are great too.
Thank you Daytona.
Guido Höhn

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I am delighted with the quality

I have been using the Burdit in size since 2014. 45, who has already accompanied me to Lithuania, Poland, France, Austria, Italy and Switzerland.
I am enthusiastic about the quality and will now also get the Trans Open.
Thomas Tyborczyk

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Fit and quality are right

I am an avowed cheat when it comes to moped boots, have tried something different every now and then and honestly have to admit that other manufacturers are not that bad ... but ... nevertheless I keep coming back to Daytona, my first ones have a new sole get and are simply TOP.
Fit and quality are right. Unfortunately, I have changed my feet in the last few years and my FIRST ones are a little bit pressure ... ergo a few new ones and which manufacturer has a model in different widths? Daytona, and that's exactly why I'll be driving it for as long as my current one.
Robert Kullmann

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Waterproof, protective slippers

I bought my first pair of Roadstars four years ago, they have been used and abused for an average of 14 hours a day, 6 days a week. I have crashed in the boots twice (most recently at 60 mph when a car pulled out from a side road without looking). My feet have never been wet, sweaty or injured in these boots, hence ordering this second pair while my originals are being re-soled. The best, most comfortable and protective boots I have owned in 23 years of riding.
Steve Jones, United Kingdom

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Prevented worse

I've been driving my Daytona Road Star GTX for 12 years and they're still in good shape. As before, they are waterproof and even longer walking distances have never been a problem with them. Almost a hiking boot ;-).
I think they saved my right foot on my motorcycle vacation in Crete last year. During an emergency stop, the borrowed motorcycle without ABS starts to lurch and hit the asphalt with my right foot so hard that it hurt my outer instep for a few days. I am sure that without the built-in steel insert, it would not have gone so lightly for my foot.
I can recommend Daytona with a clear conscience and my next boot will definitely be a Daytona again. Keep up the good work and best regards,
Thomas Pawelczyk

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The best boot ever

Daytona XCR Shorty.
I've been riding this boot for almost 10 years.
I still say today that for me this boot is the best boot ever. Comfortable, robust, safe and the processing absolutely TOP!
It was used on various motorcycles and now, after some abstinence, on a Vespa GTS Notte. Thank you Daytona ;-)
Stefan Möhring

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Outstanding

Just recieved my boots back from repair at Daytona and they are outstanding, although twenty years old they have come back looking and, more importantly, performing as new.
Such a delight to deal with a company who hold such high standards of craftsmanship and customer service in such high regards. Thank you so much from a very happy customer.
Timothy Gowthorpe, United Kingdom

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Well recovered

The right of way was taken from my Vespa.
Result: total loss ... but my health recovered after 3/4 year.
Katerina Neureiter

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15 years old, permanently rainproof

4 weeks ago I drove about 600 km home from South Tyrol in pouring continuous rain.
Thanks to my 15-year-old Daytonas, I had salt-dry and warm Fussala (for Preussen: feet).
I don't need to say more about the quality. :-)
Bernhard Prockl

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Special ventilation

I've been riding motorcycles again since the 2000s. Daytona boots throughout ...! Wonderful.
On this year's summer tour through the Black Forest at temperatures of up to 37 degrees (!!!) I had to work out a "special ventilation" for my boots to give the bubble created by extreme heat "air"! So I'm definitely ready for a new daytona boot!
With best regards from a satisfied customer ...
Hp Brandt

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