Alpinestars Roam WP Boots
Comfortable, Durable, Great Boots!
I wanted a pair of new boots for replacement purposes. These fit the bill really well. I was hesitant at first, but when I first put them on I knew these were going to be great. I have been riding with them for 3 months now and am just as pleased. I put on my old boots again the other day to ride and had to take them right back off and put the new ones back on. They are worth the money! Do it! Go!
October 11, 2013
Good first pair of riding boots
These are my first pair of riding boots. Got caught in a gnarly rainstorm in Northern VA on my cruiser and decided to invest in a pair.
The look on these are pretty nice; but they are definitely made for comfort and aesthetics. They are a bit clunky and the toe box is pretty big. It makes for a very comfortable fit; but I had trouble getting my foot between the peg and the shifter which made it more difficult to operate the bike in the city. Most times I couldn't work enough of my foot in to get the shift pad under the shifter and have scuffed up the toe pretty good.
The boots are roomy, true to size, and comfortable for longer hauls. I would have liked them to breathe more; but they are not Goretex and you feet will know the difference in hot weather. I have a pretty avg. calf size and found myself synching these pretty tight to get a good fit (good news for guys with big calves).
all in all a good boot...
July 23, 2013
Looks like a good boot, but runs smaller than Euro sizing #
I've got a pair of BMW short boots that are size 45 and they have a tiny bit of extra room. I typically wear a 44. So I ordered the 45 and they were too small. They are narrow and squeeze your toes together. If they had been a little wider I may not have returned them.
NOTE: Inside the boot it says US 10.5. This should be in the description as I would have ordered a larger pair as I typically wear a US 11.
Dear RevZilla, when you have access to all of the sizing info on the boot please include it with the description of the product.
Lastly, my feet got hot within a minute of being inside these boots as I walked around my living room trying to decide if I could live with the tightness in the toes. Not sure why as my other leather waterproof boots don't have the same effect.
June 28, 2013
Alpinestars scores again
Bought these to wear with my Astars leathers for road trip to Deals Gap and to wear during some spirited riding on the Dragon and other twisties. Wear size 10.5-11 normally and 45 fits me perfectly. I have a B/C width and find Astars boots to fit me extremely well. The three Velcro arrangement worked well and did held during off the bike walking. Boots were comfortable and kept me dry during a ride through mild rainstorm lasting about 2 hours. We're not too warm in temperatures up to mid 80's. haven't ridden in hotter weather yet. I am an Astars convert as their cuts fit my 6' leaner build perfectly.
May 27, 2013
Comfortable, high quality boot. I have not been in the rain yet, and I do not usually ride in the rain, however the boot is really sealed up nice and I am sure my feet would stay warm and dry. Very comfortable to walk around in. I would highly recommend this boot.
May 6, 2013
Widest boots in the world.
These are the first footwear I have ever found that are wide enough for my feet in a reasonable size. Normally I have to go up a size or two, but these are comfortable for me in what they call as 12.5 (I normally wear a 13W or at 14W).
I highly recommend them if you have wide feet! They're comfortable and warm. They seem reasonably tough but I haven't had to try out their protection value yet.
The only suggestion I have is they could reverse the hook vs. loop sides of the velcro on the top flap, sometimes it wants to catch your socks as you put your feet in.
April 29, 2013
The boots are pretty solid. I was looking at them for a more intense riding boot. The ankle feels secure and is very comfortable to ride in. The only complaint is that it did start to get scuffed right after using it from the gear pedal.
April 29, 2013
Have had these boots for about two year now and no troubles - fit great our of the box. Never had to really worry about their protective qualities (thank god) but the sturdy construction and fit gives me confidence. Also, plenty comfortable to walk around in for a few hours after a day or so of break in time. Have not been caught in too much wet but the little rain I've seen in them has not been a problem. Would buy them again.
April 5, 2013