Dainese Dyno C2B Shoes
Extremely comfortable right out of the box
For those looking for fitment advice I would recommend buying in your current size as these ran true to size, at least for me. The footbed may be just a touch narrow for some but I find them to have a little wiggle room in the toes. I am 6'2" 180 lbs (not that this matters much for shoes/boots, just stating I don't have clubs for feet) and between a 10.5 and 11 for most athletic shoes. Bought a size 44 in these which so far they fit about perfect.
I bought these based off rave reviews and I must say that I am extremely impressed with them so far. Super comfortable straight out of the box. I would compare their out of the box comfort to a really nice pair of Red Wing boots for you blue collar riders out there.
I only gave Protection/Durability a 3 star because I have not had them long enough to speak for the durability and thankfully have not gone down in them either. Air flow is nominal. They are comfortable during these winter months, the bubble liner is fantastic and keeps your foot in it's own little climate and at just the right temp at all times. I do also love the "speed lace" they use on these, it's exactly the same concept as what snowboard boot liners have. It makes for a very quick and easy put on and take off process.
All in all these are a superb shoe with unbeatable comfort and fantastic protection for the aggressive street rider. I would buy these boots again in a heartbeat if anything happened to the pair I have now.
November 28, 2013
Great narrow-fitting boot!
Let me preface this by saying this is my first pair of actual motorcycle boots. Prior to this, I was wearing an old pair of Rockports, but shifting gears was slowly tearing away at them, and the laces would catch, especially on my new bike. I looked for a boot to specifically address these issues, while also running narrow. These boots fit the bill... as well as my feet! I wear a US size 11, and the 44 fits perfectly, though it did take a few rides to break in. If you have a wide foot though, keep looking. The boots feel great while on the bike and OK/tolerable when walking. At the time of purchase, my major concern was the drawstring laces tightening the boot enough, but I have not had any problems at this point and the laces stay safely tucked away under the tongue. The airflow is sufficient... enough for me in PA, (it helps if I tilt my feet forward) but may be insufficient in hotter climates. The boots are my third piece of Dainese gear, and overall, I've been pleased with all of my purchases.
November 15, 2013
Good protection, but feels like it could slip off your ankle.
The shoes fit me fine once I have them on- the sizing is accurate, but the actual method of getting them on (loosen pull string, then slip-on) works great on one foot, but the left boot is considerably tighter than the right across the upper, so it feels like Im trying to put them on with the pull string still tight- even though it is loosened off all the way.
Release can be fiddly too as the pull string loosen mechanism is inside the boot, but you need to loosen the boot to get to it!
The biggest issue I have is that although its a mid-boot, it feels like it is barely held on behind my ankle and is ready to slip off at any moment. Fit-wise, I dont feel any safer in these- I need to look at them to see all the protection to remind myself because the fit just isnt right.
November 14, 2013
Great boots, unfortunately they are not made to fit my feet.
These were my first pair of euro sized shoes. I'm normally a size 10.5 US so I initially picked up the 43s according to the sizing chart. They looked good, breathed well, and seemed to offer good protection where it counts. I know that I would have loved them if my feet fit them properly but unfortunately they slid up and down on the backs of my heals. Ultimately they did not feel secure so I had to send them back.
I returned the 43s for a pair of 42s (which I received today) but those make my toes crunch up and my feet go numb. I doubt that they will stretch because of the hard parts and do not want to risk $220 finding out so I'm going to have to return them too. Although the return process is dead simple (I had zero issues returning the first pair,) I'm am still bootless and in the end will have spent $15 on return shipping with nothing to show for it. =/
November 4, 2013
Protective and comfortable
Purchased as my first pair of technical riding boots in July '13. Fits true to size.
Pros: style, comfort, protection with outstanding reinforcement in toes, heals, ankle, ventilation perfect while riding, ease of working the controls.
Cons: cinching lace system sometimes comes loose or untucked from lace cover; a little heavy due to protective features... 'fine' on the bike, only 'OK' to walk in. Ventilation not designed for walking around on a hot day; not waterproof
Very well constructed and no durability issues after 4 months of wear.
October 14, 2013
really good for city
I changed my previous boots from Dainese with this model. First time was really hard but after it was like second skin.
September 16, 2013
Perfect for day trips and track rides.
Whether I'm on my R1200RT or my 1100EVO, these boots fit the controls and looks well. I feel protected and comfortable while enjoying the ability to wear them with a pair of jeans or riding pants.
August 19, 2013
These Are Excellent Riding Shoes...
I usually wear a size 11 so I ordered the 44 which fit tight and a little small. I swapped those out for a size 45 which fit perfect. The shoes are a little stiff where the shift protector meets the nylon on top of the shoe and will rub the top of your foot for a day or so, but they loosened up nicely after a few days and are very comfortable. The jersey shoe liner is very nice and I've worn these shoes around all day with no problem. The style is great, protection is good and the airflow is surprisingly good too. I would definitely recommend these shoes for anyone looking for a good, comfortable riding shoe that offers good protection. If you have really wide feet, you might want to look at something else though. Great shoes!
August 9, 2013