The Wolverine 1000 Mile Boot

Wolverine 1000 Mile Boot

  The Wolverine 1000 Mile Boot is exactly the sort of boot our grandfathers wore while they built the country, drank whiskey and didn’t watch reality television. In fact 2014 is the 100 year anniversary of the introduction of the original Wolverine 1000 Mile Boot – the almost identical forefather to the model you see pictured…

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Stylmartin Legend Boots

Stylmartin Legend Boots

We’ve featured Stylmartin Legend Boots here on Silodrome before, they’ve always proven to be remarkably popular due to the fact that they look fantastic and offer a thick layer of full-grain leather protection – which comes in handy if you ever find yourself sliding along the asphalt at 60 miles an hour. It takes a…

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The Black Odessa Boot by Chippewa

Black Odessa Boot by Chippewa

The Black Odessa Boot by Chippewa is an American made boot with a Goodyear Welt sole, a full-grain American leather upper, a steel shank and a Vibram outsole. I like to feature Chippewa boots a few times a year as they’re one of the few boot manufacturers still making their wares by hand in the…

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Gasolina Classic Motorcycle Boots

Gasolina Classic Motorcycle Boots

Gasolina Classic Motorcycle Boots are some of the best looking motorcycle boots you’ll find anywhere, they’ve been styled very closely after the footwear worn by men like Mike Hailwood and John Surtees during the golden age of motorcycle racing and importantly, they still build them using the same methods and technologies available in the ’50s….

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Red Wing Heritage Ice Cutter Boot

Red Wing Heritage Ice Cutter Boot

This is the new Red Wing Heritage Ice Cutter Boot, it’s been designed specifically for winter use and has an internal wool liner, full Otter Tail leather construction and a Vibram Lug TC-4 Plus outsole designed for walking on wet and slippery surfaces. As those of us in the northern hemisphere descend further into the…

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Chippewa 6” Homestead Boot

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The Chippewa 6″ Homestead Boot is a classically American boot that’s been in production, in one or or another, since 1901. The boots today are still made in the USA from full-grain American leather, the sole is of Goodyear Welt construction and it’s been tweaked by the boffins at Vibram to be more comfortable that…

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Carolina 8 Inch Work Boot

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The Carolina 8 Inch Work Boot is one of those things that’s so dyed-in-the-wool American that it probably smells like apple pie and fireworks. Each of the boots is made in America, by Americans, from American materials, they’re also electrical hazard rated, they have a full leather upper and a foot-friendly Vibram® outsole. At $144 USD, the Carolina…

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X-Raider Boot by XPD

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The X-Raider Boot by XPD has been developed specifically for long-distance riders who need a boot that’s comfortable and breathable but also 100% waterproof, windproof and armoured. The finished product is an now industry leader in its genre and has become popular with sportbike riders who aren’t enamoured with the flashy day-glo graphics that seem to…

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Red Wing Heritage Boots 9022 & 9023

Red Wing Heritage 9022 and 9023

We’ve featured Red Wing Heritage boots in the past and the’ve always proven to be exceedingly popular, the combination of handmade appeal, vintage design and limited production numbers seem to really strike a chord with people in an age of mass-produced, almost disposable clothing. This pair of boots, called Red Wing Heritage 9022 & 9023…

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