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Hey guys, quick question about the milwaukee leather men's throttle boots.
I'm looking into this pair of boots but having a hard time finding any local store have them to try on, and no luck with online reviews.
does anyone here have wore them before ?
please let me know how they fit and how good it holds up.
I work in retail and i stand on my feet about 7 hours a day.
thanks !!!!!!

http://www.milwaukeemotorcycleclothing.com/boots/mens-throttle-motorcycle-boot.html
 

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Nice boots, I bought a deans product.

Need to find a dealer check the dealer locator at the top of the page:D


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Mine are two years old and so far have worn well. They had a good test a few weeks ago when we got caught in a good downpour. My feet stayed dry.
 

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Hey guys, quick question about the milwaukee leather men's throttle boots.
I'm looking into this pair of boots but having a hard time finding any local store have them to try on, and no luck with online reviews.
does anyone here have wore them before ?
please let me know how they fit and how good it holds up.
I work in retail and i stand on my feet about 7 hours a day.
thanks !!!!!!

http://www.milwaukeemotorcycleclothing.com/boots/mens-throttle-motorcycle-boot.html
Evedog,

I don't know if any riding boot is made to spend that much time standing in.

I have a comfortable pair of walking shoes that I leave at work.:)

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I do not buy "Riding Boots". I just wear my old Georgia work boots. A boot that I can wear to work in, walk around it all day, or ride the bike it. I purchased a set of "HD" riding boots once and hated them. They were ok to ride it but man I could not stand to walk more than 20-30 minutes in the before my feet were killing me. That kinda just turned me against the idea of a "Riding Boot". I have looked at them on the shelf and they LOOK to be a decently built boot but I have not ever worn them.
 

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I do not buy "Riding Boots". I just wear my old Georgia work boots. A boot that I can wear to work in, walk around it all day, or ride the bike it. I purchased a set of "HD" riding boots once and hated them. They were ok to ride it but man I could not stand to walk more than 20-30 minutes in the before my feet were killing me. That kinda just turned me against the idea of a "Riding Boot". I have looked at them on the shelf and they LOOK to be a decently built boot but I have not ever worn them.
I like Wolverines; I have had good luck with them.:)

But, the ones I have are black; and they were baking my feet this summer on the bike.
So, I bought a pair of Die Hard brown boots from Sears that were on sale. I wouldn't want to spend 8 hours on them. But, all in all I am pretty satisfied.

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+1 on the Wolverines and you can find them pretty easily (i.e. Sears). I've had a pair of black ones (non-steel toe) for more than two years now and find them to be very comfortable in any situation. I'm a land surveyor and that requires a lot of walking on all sorts of different terrain. I've not had the 'hot foot' problem in the summertime, but then again my feet don't really sweat very much either. I have also heard that Rocky boots are very comfortable, but I don't personally know. I would buy a nice pair of work boots (in black if that's your style) and stay away from those 'riding boots'. I've tried a variety of them on in motorcycle stores and have never been satisfied enough with the comfort to purchase any. I hope this helps!


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I spent 30 years in law enforcement and experimented with a variety of different boots, and found that a good pair of tactical boots is a good choice for riding boots, as they are waterproof, well-made, high quality, and comfortable for walking in all day. Plus most are very light. In fact, since we are discussing this subject, I am thinking I will pay a visit to the cop shop here for my next pair of boots. Rocky's are good, as are Wolverines and Bates. And there are a couple others. The big thing for using boots for motorcycle riding is that they come up over the ankles for good upper support and snug on the feet securely so the don't come off in the event of an unplanned for get-off. They don't have to be dedicated motorcycle boots, and it seems anymore that a lot of motorcycle-specific boots are geared towards sport bikes. I have a pair of Tourmaster boots I got last year. I like them and they're OK, but I wouldn't want to wear them all day, that's for sure.
 

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I have been wearing Icon's Field Armor Chukka 6" boots, they are light and cool, feel more like a shoe.But, they are not water proof.
I will soon be in the market for new boots/shoes, and thought i would try something different, i like the Icon's but might try the Milwaukee Outlaws, or Road Captain's next time around.
 

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+1 on the Wolverines and you can find them pretty easily (i.e. Sears). I've had a pair of black ones (non-steel toe) for more than two years now and find them to be very comfortable in any situation. I'm a land surveyor and that requires a lot of walking on all sorts of different terrain. I've not had the 'hot foot' problem in the summertime, but then again my feet don't really sweat very much either. I have also heard that Rocky boots are very comfortable, but I don't personally know. I would buy a nice pair of work boots (in black if that's your style) and stay away from those 'riding boots'. I've tried a variety of them on in motorcycle stores and have never been satisfied enough with the comfort to purchase any. I hope this helps!


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From the Rocky boots that I have owned. They have been comfortable and I would consider using them for "riding boots" but as for working in. (I also used to be a surveyor) I never got a full year out of a pair of Rocky Boots before the soles came loose or the side busted out. But living here in the mountains you walk a lot on the side of hills and put a lot of strain on them.
 

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From the Rocky boots that I have owned. They have been comfortable and I would consider using them for "riding boots" but as for working in. (I also used to be a surveyor) I never got a full year out of a pair of Rocky Boots before the soles came loose or the side busted out. But living here in the mountains you walk a lot on the side of hills and put a lot of strain on them.
I can definitely see that happening when walking on a lot of side slopes. I've blown out the side seams on inferior boots while kneeling down to pound stakes in the ground. I've found that triple stitched seams and the less seams the better when it comes to work boots.


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Milwaukee boots rock indeed!
I have a pair of their Trooper boots for the last 4 years and one of the most satisfying motorcycle gear purchases I have made!
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I wonder if I would get a discount by mentioning them if a State Trooper pulled me over to cite me? :D
 

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Milwaukee boots rock indeed!
I have a pair of their Trooper boots for the last 4 years and one of the most satisfying motorcycle gear purchases I have made!
:cool:

I wonder if I would get a discount by mentioning them if a State Trooper pulled me over to cite me? :D
I really dig their throttle boots....great style. lol and i found some great reviews online about how comfertable they are.
 

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I really dig their throttle boots....great style. lol and i found some great reviews online about how comfertable they are.
Evo, as others mentioned, I ride with the Trooper boots and can also walk short stretches if needed but typically when I get to work, I put on a different pair of shoes as the Throttle/Trooper boots get heavy indeed.
I am a big guy with strong legs but I don't find them suitable for all they walking/standing. Carry another, more suitable pair if possible and change when you get to work.
That is what I do and what I would also suggest.
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Evo, as others mentioned, I ride with the Trooper boots and can also walk short stretches if needed but typically when I get to work, I put on a different pair of shoes as the Throttle/Trooper boots get heavy indeed.
I am a big guy with strong legs but I don't find them suitable for all they walking/standing. Carry another, more suitable pair if possible and change when you get to work.
That is what I do and what I would also suggest.
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I guess thats a better way, my feet always get sweaty after all day standing around. i just put a pair at work i guess.....easier. :)
 

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I managed my retail store and was up and down 10 hours a day, often for hours without sitting down. Then I married a nurse who introduced me to SAS Shoes. Wide round toe box, air holes for breathing, arch support, etc. I rotated two pairs for 16 years. Still have them. Bottoms are almost slick but tops are fine. Are made for people who stand on their feet at work. Worth every penny. Don't look clunky like work boots would when dressed for retail.
 

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I wear Carolina's at work. Steel toe and steel shank, I'm a linesman so my feet get put through the ringer on a day to day basis up and down ladders and such. I love em my feet do get sore but I have bad feet and they're a heck of a lot better than my old cat's.



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