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Bates Boots Are Built To Protect & Perform.

The search for the ultimate motorcycle boots feels like a life-long obsession! But with the new motorcycle line from Bates Boots, the search may very well be over. With a number of exciting options for every style and taste, Bates is really bringing some heat to the motorcycle boot conversation!

Bates offers high performance footwear that keeps you comfortable and safe. Regardless of the intensity of the job! As they have been in business since the 1800’s (that’s right), these people know lasting formulas! Bates dedicates themselves to developing quality military and uniform footwear. And now they introduce market-leading innovations for adventure riding gear on the motorcycle.

The boots really bring it. Be forewarned…

In essence, whether it’s military and security boots or modern adventure boots, equip yourself with footwear designed to provide long lasting performance for the most physically demanding jobs. Because when you’re on the road- your boots should be the last thing you’re worried about!

Let’s take a look at some of the most popular models as it pertains to street and adventure riding, shall we?

Behold the Bomber…

Bates Boots – Bomber

First off, this wildly popular Bates Bomber Boot is proudly manufactured in Big Rapids, Michigan. Secondly, it’s Berry Compliant and the perfect boot for riding or casual wear. Moreover, the 5 stars represent the 5 branches of our military. Furthermore, red stitching is a reminder of the sacrifice made by our military. Lastly, the flag on the right boot (seen below) matches the flags worn on uniforms to symbolize going into battle.


  • Water-Resistant Leather and Nylon
  • Dri-Lex® Lining = Supreme Comfort
  • High-Grain Leather Toe Shift Reinforcement
  • Leather Heel Pull Makes Things Easy
  • Works Seamlessly w/Dual Sport Riding Pants
  • Poron XRD® Side Impact Foam
  • Vibram® Rubber Lug Outsole
  • Leather Welt Construction
  • Proudly Manufactured in The USA

Bates Boots – Adrenaline

The Bates Adrenaline Boots are created for the truly driven rider who is looking to maximize comfort and performance without sacrificing protection. This all leather boot is quickly becoming a best-seller in Bates PowerSports collection.


  • High Performance Leather
  • Waterproof Membrane to Keep Your Feet Dry
  • Poron XRD® Side Impact Foam for Ankle Protection
  • Uniquely molded Heel Protection
  • Molded Toe Shift Reinforcement
  • Along w/Adventure Base Layers, Keeps You Warm
  • Molded Toe Shift Reinforcement
  • Molle Strap Lace Restraint to Keep Laces in Place
  • Oil and Slip Resistant Rubber Outsole for Traction
Philadelphia Freedom.

Bates Boots – Freedom

The hits just keep on comin’! Because the Bates Freedom Boots are proudly manufactured right here in the USA. As a result, they’re Berry Compliant and the perfect boot for motorcycle riding. Again, the 5 stars which represent the 5 branches of our military are branded at the heel. Moreover, we’ve got stars on the back (see below!). So this boot is clearly making motorcycle accessories great again.


  • Water-Resistant Leather and Nylon
  • Dri-Lex® Lining
  • Leather Toe Shift Reinforcement
  • Nylon Collar
  • Poron XRD® Side Impact Foam
  • Vibram® Rubber Lug Outsole
  • Leather Welt Construction
  • Proudly Manufactured in The USA

Bates Boots @ BTO Sports

In summary, this entire line of Bates Boots brings American-made quality to your closet. Get your pair today! We have them all right here at BTO Sports, in stock and ready to ship. We have all the motorcycle parts your bike needs as well. Furthermore, you won’t believe the prices! On everything from hard to pats to a new adventure helmet. So again- we strongly advise you to come on over and have a look.

Chris Leahy
CL has been blogging it up for BTO Sports since the days when Bob "Hurricane" Hannah ruled the motocross roost. In fact, his guerilla-style coverage of the now-infamous "Massacre at Saddleback" is now considered one of the great MX blogs of all time. Enjoy the blogs, folks- that's the whole idea!