FIVE TOP RACE BOOTS FOR LESS THAN £300
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Race boots represent the pinnacle of riding protection. More advanced boots brace your ankle to guard against sideways rotation while giving the flexibility needed to change gear – and to walk! Sidi ST £249.99
With replaceable shin plates and toesliders, the Sidi ST offers ventilation and a nylon inner sole. There are also removable arch supports and a shock absorbing heel. Sizes five to 12.
TCX R-S2 Evo £299.99
Ce-certified with sliders at the calf and rear of each ankle – as well as replaceable toesliders. Available in white, red or black, they’re breathable and have mesh over the vents for durability.
Alpinestars S-MX Plus £259.99
Ce-certified, the S-MX Plus come in 4.5 to 12.5. With self-moulding ankle protectors and replaceable toesliders, the boots also have an evenly textured sole for grip.
Dainese Nexus £199.99
Available in UK sizes 4.5 to 11.5, these Ce-certified boots come with a gear shift guard and a rubber sole. A shockabsorbing heel adds extra protection, whilst flexible joints improve comfort for moving around off the bike.
RST Pro Series Race £159.99
The cheapest boots here are CEcertified with an anti-bacterial gel insole, and extra leather panels for abrasion resistance. The boot has a Velcro and zip closure-system and a mesh lining for comfort.