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 Zeitschrift 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.
The magazine MOTORRAD has tested 13 short sheep boots. To find out if comfort and protection can be combined.
The Daytona AC Dry GTX has been awarded as test winner: The Daytona AC Dry is heavier than the competition – that's the only point of criticism. In practice, this is not at all noticeable, it even feels rather light. The most expensive boot in our test is very close to "perfect".
When you get your hands on a couple more than six years ago, you have no idea how many kilometres and hours they will accompany you from now on. The boots always kept the feet dry and warm, without tending to overheat in midsummer. The Gore-Tex membrane worked right to the end, the lining shows hardly any signs of wear. From fit and handling to safety features, there's nothing to complain about in no time at all.
The jury, people like you and me, took a closer look at hundreds of products. All for one reason only, to find the best ones, for those who are on the road on their motorcycles and are interested in exactly that. The evaluation catalogue is constantly being adapted to the needs of consumers
No bad compromises. Certainly not with tour boots with membrane that should be safe, waterproof and comfortable ... was the test of the MOTORRADFAHRER.
Twelve waterproof touring boots have been extensively tested for their function. The daytona Traveler GTX was the only one who got the full score and got a recommendation.
The conclusion of the testers: The Traveler GTX is the most expensive boot in our test field and the only Made in Germany. There is nothing to complain about when it comes to workmanship. A safe touring boot with a high life expectancy.
Those who commit themselves longer, shouldn´t make lazy compromises. Especially not with touring boots with membrane, which should be safe, waterproof and comfortable on and off the bike. So looked the testers of the TOURENFAHRER, and they took a close look at 14 pairs.
Test winner with 96% overall rating: the daytona Traveler GTX.
The overall impression of the testers: At the leak-check the feet stayed dry even after 15 minutes. The zippers are smooth, unwanted opening prevent the overlapping Velcro fasteners. Wherever you look, there are double seams and the sole is made very well. Very good adjustment by Velcro, so that also small and tight calves find a good hold. Thanks to the flexible sole and the soft footbed, running comfort is high despite the steel sole incorporated.
Cross country over hill and dale, on gravel roads or asphalt carousel - are Adventure Boots fit for traveling without borders and when it comes to broaden your motorcycle horizon.
That was the announcement of the testers of MOTORRAD COACH 2017, before eleven boots had to compare. Test winner and only boots with the very good: the daytona Trans Open GTX.
The results of the testers: t may seem a bit bland and old-fashioned and is driving like a normal touring boot. But the formidally processed, very high-quality daytona TransOpen has it also as big as a fist behind the ears.
Waterproof Sport Boots have to be especially versatile – keep at SpeedTouring feet dry and a good figure. With these specifications, the tester of the magazine have MOTORRAD COACH 2016 ten motorcycle boots performed.
The Strive GTX daytona became very good assessed. The positives: High-quality, supple leather upper; easy entry through Diagonal zipper; excellent climate and wear on the foot; the shifting and braking very sensitive; good fit of the ankle protectors; Wet test passed.
Conclusion of the testers: The most expensive boots in the test. But the money is well spent. By daytona Strive GTX top seat, good security and with the best climate is obtained compared good rain protection.
What does a touring boot have to be able to do, what is it supposed cost, what it's worth? This is what the testers from TOURENFAHRER magazine asked themselves and put twelve popular models under the microscope.
The result was published in the August 2015 issue. The Road Star GTX from daytona was the only boot with a recommendation to win the test!
Conclusion of the testers: The Road Star is an all-rounder that does not lack comfort despite maximum safety equipment. Very good quality and “Made in Germany” have their price, but the driver has with them for years The Daytonas have clearly earned the TF recommendation.
The testers from MOTORRAD MAGAZIN MO compared 14 pairs of waterproof boots in issue 7/2015.
They should be tight and comfortable, all-rounders, universally applicable, in any weather, from race training to a day's hiking. The Road Star GTX from daytona won the comparison.
Conclusion of the testers: The most expensive boot in the comparison is also the test winner. The top workmanship, the easy entry and the best fit in the test field set the Daytona apart from all others. The price is steep, but there are But there is also a lot of service, such as repairs.
The MOTORRAD testers critically tested ten waterproof sports boots in issue 9/2015. The Strive GTX from daytona was awarded a Very good .
Conclusion of the tester: The most expensive boot in the test. But the money is well invested. With the daytona Strive GTX you get a top fit, good safety and, with the best air conditioning, solid rain protection.
The TOURENFAHRER looked at eight so-called crossover boots in issue 6/2014. The boots were first assessed in terms of their safety and comfort features and workmanship.
The practical part then dealt with the assessment of fit and wearing or walking comfort, the handling of the fasteners, the quality of the footbed, etc. In addition, the boots were weighed and measured.
The Trans Open GTX from daytona received a recommendation.
The magazine MOTORRAD has tested top touring boots for their suitability. Nine models had to prove themselves on the road and in the laboratory.
The daytona ® Touring Star GTX was test winner.
Conclusion of the testers: The extremely high-quality Daytona Touring Star GTX boot, specially produced for chain store Louis, is a direct hit. Ideal balance of a good, firm fit, high comfort on tours and the best protection against falls. Costs a lot, but can do everything. Great!
For the current issue of MOTORRAD COACH, the editors wanted to know what young beginners can get for their money with waterproof 100-euro touring boots. The result was poor. As a reference out of competition, the Traveler GTX was also tested by daytona ®.
The result: very good.
The verdict of the testers: Keeps absolutely tight, extremely comfortable in motion, nevertheless with one-a-feedback on the notch, good walking, very safe and solid handling make the robust Traveler GTX an editorial favorite and perfect Tour buddy.
The editorial team of ALPENTOURER magazine looked around at touring boots and recommended the Burdit GTX® by daytona®.
The conclusion of the testers: ... The Daytona Burdit GTX® are perfect touring boots. Fit, workmanship, material quality – there is nothing wrong with that. Then there is the lightweight Entry and the pleasant foot climate, regardless of the weather. ...
The magazine MOTORRAD-NEWS took a close look at ten pairs of classic biker boots.
The highest number of points in the test went to the Urban Master GTX from daytona®.
The conclusion of the testers: You have to create a few certificates for the Urban Master GTX. But the workmanship is beyond any doubt, for a biker boat with a classic look the safety equipment is fantastic. And: The Daytona pedal even has a breathable Gore membrane. Slipping on is easy thanks to the side zipper and slip strap, and wearing comfort is good – especially after you put it in. In short: a functional, safe and stylish boot made in Germany ... .
The testers from TOURENFAHRER magazine wanted to know what makes a good boot. Because uncomfortable boots or wet or cold feet spoil every tour. Not to mention the security aspects.
10 boots were tested. 5 got a recommendation. One of them with full marks: the daytona® Travel Star GTX (an outstanding example of successful all-round protection combined with very good wearing comfort).
The conclusion of the testers: The Travel Star GTX is certainly not a bargain, but worth every penny. Hardly any other boot in this segment offers such comprehensive protection and at the same time so much comfort on and off the motorcycle he feels as inconspicuous as a sneaker ...
With a product test, the MOTORRAD magazine wanted to check whether supposedly full-fledged, waterproof boots for only around 100 euros do what they promise. As a reference and for comparison, a mid-range boot and the daytona® Traveler GTX ran out of competition in the same test mode.
One of the cheap boots achieved good, all the others satisfactory or sufficient. Only the daytona® Traveler GTX was rated Very good.
Conclusion of the testers: Dear manufacturer, if it is so difficult to cobble reliable touring boots for little money, better leave it. ... If you are planning serious motorcycle tours and want to have a good time, you should do more Spend money. The Traveler GTX is absolutely watertight, is extremely comfortable to drive, but still has excellent feedback on the rest, good walking, very safe, solid to use and robust - the perfect touring buddy.
The MO testers took a closer look at 13 waterproof sports and touring boots and subjected them to a functional test. There was a MO-TIP for the Evo Sports GTX.
Conclusion of the testers: Surprisingly comfortable sports boot in a class of its own. The soft inner shoe is very comfortable to wear. Although the heel area is even reinforced with metal, very good when walking.
The editorial team of TOURENFAHRER wanted to know which enduro boots are suitable for four-way combat in the field, in the water, on the road and on foot. The Trans Open GTX from daytona® got a recommendation.
Conclusion of the testers: The large-area plastic reinforcements offer good protection at all times without ever disturbing the wearing comfort. Although the boot supports the ankles and joints very well, the walking and rolling comfort is flawless. Despite the relatively low profile depth the sole has good grip. The daytona is an all-round successful mixture with a high protection factor.
The MOTORRAD testers were looking for waterproof, comfortable short boots with which one can get around town comfortably and safely both on the bike and on foot.
In terms of walking comfort, some boots were more reminiscent of ski boots, but the test win clearly went to the Journey GTX, which, according to tester ... offers best workmanship and good safety and therefore wins the test. Costs a lot, but also offers a lot.
FREIRAD.COM writes: During this year's race track season, we tested the daytona® Security Evo G3 in tough racing conditions. On the sawtooth-like Ducati Performance footrest system, the sole of the The left outer shoe of the boot was used so hard that it chafed through and broke. That was the starting point of the service test.
The outer shoe was sent to daytona® in Eggenfelden. Less than 2 days later, daytona® received a repair offer, more 8 days later the perfectly-like-new repaired outer shoe. Cost including transport from Eggenfelden (Bavaria) to Graz (Austria): 17.85 euros! This is top class, is a pleasure, deserves great praise and brings daytona top spot in our service test 2009..
In the September 2007 issue, the testers at MOTORRADFAHRER magazine looked at the question of whether short boots are a safe and comfortable alternative. Seven models were tested, the Sport Easy GTX was declared a role model.
Conclusion: A very well made and equipped shoe that you feel comfortable in straight away. Unrestrictedly suitable for pedestrians.
In issue 10/2007, MOTORRAD magazine tested seven sporty upper class touring boots. test winner: daytona® Bandit GTX.
Conclusion of the testers: All in all, a very balanced, lightweight touring boot from Bavaria's successful Daytona brand. The shoemaker's performance is first class, there are no real weaknesses in the Bandit. And above all, no wet feet.
The testers in the April issue of the magazine MOTORRADFAHRER pointed out that a waterproof boot not only has to be flawlessly made, but should also have safety equipment and a sensible footbed. The daytona® Bandit GTX received a recommendation.
Conclusion: Workmanship: very good.
Price / performance: good.
Sporty, airy short-shaft model for the warm season with high wearing comfort.
The tester writes: I don't want anything else. You run in the daytona Journey XCR like in a sneaker, thanks to the Gore-Tex GTX membrane it is waterproof, and has been for 50,000 kilometers. See seams and glued joints Looks like new. The comfort is great, it takes three seconds to put it on and take it off thanks to Velcro straps ...
When the temperatures rise and people are increasingly switching to sandals, motorcyclists are looking for alternatives that are just as viable [...]
Daytona's Shorty was shortlisted from the Bikerletten to be evaluated and received the following rating: Airy even on hot days, safe as far as possible - and for every foot Suitable size. The Shorty is a real recommendation for city motorists, but aesthetes are annoyed by the oversized lettering on the side.
Wetness test: very good. All four boots absolutely leak-proof during the immersion and filling test.
Driving test: very good. Good fit, thanks to the heel great grip on the notch, non-slip sole, no pressure or chafing points, very good mobility when shifting / braking, safe driving feel and good sole cushioning.
Practical walking test: good. Good rolling comfort, slight kinking behind the shift reinforcements, satisfactory foot fixation (heel a little loose), low risk of twisting, good cushioning and comfort even on gravel.
Conclusion: Very comfortable and absolutely waterproof boots that cut a fine figure when driving and walking, apart from minimal compromises.
Comfort: Fits like a glove. Uniquely comfortable fit with high, close-fitting shaft. Great mobility both on and off the motorcycle.
Safety: Flawless. Extremely torsion-resistant sole with steel insert. Heel and toe reinforced with hard toe. Impact-resistant shin protection. convincing grip on notches, levers and asphalt.
Rain cover: Waterproof. Theoretical fording depth up to 30 centimeters.
Conclusion: Flawless goods from the boot manufacturer Frey from Eggenfelden. Comprehensively equipped all-rounder except for the grinding path. Sensible details, high quality workmanship. Top: the large and neatly adapted switch reinforcement as well as the individual calf adjustment via Velcro insert on the shaft. 200 euros that are guaranteed to pay off. Buying tip for the sporty tourer.
Brand new in the daytona® range, and it already receives a TF recommendation: the Voyager GTX.
Not exactly cheap, but it pleases with a good fit, an effective width adjuster and & ndash; in addition to other useful safety equipment & ndash; a steel insert in the sole. The processing is at the usual high daytona® level
Plus: despite the inner shoe, it is easy and comfortable to put on and take off; very flexible thanks to the joint in the ankle area; almost perfect protection for ankle, heel, shin and Achilles tendon; very good workmanship; high reaching membrane; very stable sole; comfortable cut.
Minus: relatively heavy
Conclusion: A real racing boot with an absolutely waterproof GoreTex membrane. The high purchase price is put into perspective by the very good workmanship and the perfect accident protection. The test winner!
Test winner. A purchase for life. Shoemaker Frey from Eggenfelden has given the daytona Travel Star GTX plenty of expertise. A motorcycle boot could hardly be more perfect: it is absolutely comfortable to wear and has a stronger hold in all of them Layers and also provided with all relevant safety features. Of course, the zippers are covered with a Velcro strip, of course the plastic-reinforced sole has a steel insert. Real handcraft from Germany.
The MO magazine rated the Travel Star for its water resistance and found it to be optimally watertight. In addition, the easy entry and exit, the tiltability of the shin area and the expandability of the shaft width with Velcro fasteners were seen as positive.
With the Traveler GTX, daytona is once again setting standards in terms of comfort and safety. Thanks to the zips that are pulled down far, entry is very easy and comfortable, the boot fits well on the foot and always easy to walk away from the motorcycle.
The race-proven Daytona Security Evo is almost legendary: an ingeniously thought-out concept that also inspires off the racetrack. A classic and at the same time compulsory regalia for sports drivers. For everyday purposes there is also the cheaper Evo Sports with Gore-Tex -Membrane.
daytona's Trans Open is an absolute classic that still sets standards in terms of comfort, but especially also in terms of protection. Especially the large, but never disturbing plastic protectors ensure safe progress within the scope of the complex construction