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Long-term review: ICON 1000 Elsinore Boots

Posted on January 10, 2015 by Scott in Review. 27 comments

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Of all the items of motorcycle apparel available, I find it hardest to get excited about boots. Jackets? Easy. Gloves? There’s a dozen pairs I want at the moment. There’s even a good variety of Kevlar jeans that don’t look like they’re designed for my Gran. But protective motorcycle boots usually look like a cyborg’s leg sprouting tumours – with lurid bits of plastic and obnoxious logos hanging off at all angles. And for a long time boots like these were the only real option if you wanted to protect your feet and ankles. But then there’s the Icon Elsinore 1000. Modelled after motocross boots of the 1970’s, the Elsinore 1000 tries to combine traditional styling with modern safety features. I think they look fantastic, but if you think that they look like ridiculous steampunk accessories there’s no helping you – you’re probably not the target market for the Elsinore’s anyway. But if you like the look of them, you should seriously consider buying a pair. Here’s why.

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Belstaff Gear

Posted on July 4, 2010 by Scott in Other, Review. 6 comments

To be honest, I don’t really care if loads of celebrities wear Belstaff clothing. The fact is, they make some of the highest quality motorcycle/fashion gear on the market. The downside is, they usually come with a higher price tag as well. But as the saying goes “you get what you pay for” and this is the type of gear you can hand down to your children years later:

1. Brad Jacket – The perfect spring time jacket, medium-length American-style anorak. Made from brown high-quality leather and nice details like a strap at the tab collar and four applied pockets.

2. Belstaff Messenger Bag – Vintage looking bag in olive crinkled cotton, messenger style with flap-pockets.

3. Blackbrown Stonemaster Boots – Dark-brown leather biker boots, laced up above the ankle – flat, comfortable, robust and hand sewn. These boots have Belstaff’s superior quality written all over them.

You can buy Belstaff gear directly from their online store or through Urban Rider in London. In Australia you can now buy them at Deus.


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