This fall/winter, Wolverine Worldwide, Licensee for Harley-Davidson Footwear introduced a new collection of performance footwear loaded with safety and protection features ready for the next adventure on the road.
As one of the most frequently injured areas of the body in motorcycle accidents according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, foot and ankle protection is essential when riding. Providing secure footing, traction, ankle stability and protection, the latest collection of H-D Footwear styles for men and women are built with features such as abrasion-resistant outsoles, Goodyear welt construction, full-grain leather and comfort lining.
“Proper protective footwear built specifically for riders is a necessity when hitting the open road,” said Chris Hayes, Wolverine’s sales director of the Harley-Davidson Footwear product line. “This fall we focused on how to deliver innovative protection and safety in footwear that reflects Harley riders’ needs and style. The latest collection blends modern details and features with fan-favorite silhouettes that provide protection and comfort in a style that represents brand enthusiasts. ”
Fall/Winter 2015 Performance Styles include:
For year-round riders the “riding season” never ends. This calls for a durable, waterproof and insulated performance boot ready for whatever the road places in your path. The Flint was designed for Mother Nature’s most challenging riding days. The six-inch lace-up style is crafted with full-grain waterproof leather upper and a waterproof membrane with 200g Thinsulate to keep feet warm, dry and comfortable. A heavy tread rubber outsole with cement construction provides traction underfoot. For an easy on and off, a YKK locking zipper is at the inside of the boot.
Keeping women riders protected while adding a touch of style, the Belhaven is quickly becoming a fan favorite. The 13-inch lace-up boot features full-grain leather built with an abrasion-, slip- and oil-resistant rubber outsole for stability and traction underfoot. Goodyear welt construction adds durability and longevity for the wearer. A full-length cushion sock lining keeps feet comfortable and the YKK® locking inside zipper makes this tall style easier to slip into for an enjoyable day on the road.
The Holder features unmistakable H-D style on a classic harness silhouette, ready for adventure. Built with Goodyear welt construction and an oil-resistant rubber outsole, this eight-inch harness style delivers stability and durability for life on the road. The full-grain leather boots are made with full-grain leather and a cushion sock lining for added comfort.
Women will love riding in style this fall with the new Linnea. Studded with attitude, this very Harley take on a classic harness boot is a stylish way to gear up for a safe ride. This eight-inch full-grain leather boot features an abrasion-, slip- and oil-resistant rubber outsole with Goodyear welt construction for stability, durability and longevity. A full-length cushion sock lining provides added comfort and the YKK® locking inside zipper ensures an easy on and off.
Designed for the Harley enthusiast with classic style, the Startex is a full-featured riding boot with a modern H-D twist. An oil-resistant rubber outsole with Goodyear welt construction provides an excellent foundation for rider safety. The full-length cushion sock lining adds comfort while the YKK locking twin zippers make the boots easy to take on and off. Branded plates and logo hardware give this classic full-grain leather engineer boot an extra kick of H-D style.
Built to be bold, the women’s Mila is ready for fall adventures on the open road. The ten-inch full-grain leather harness style is highlighted by a studded design and H-D branded hardware. A rubber outsole with Goodyear welt construction delivers stability on the road. To keep the wearer kicking and comfortable all day long, the boots are lined with a full-length cushion sock.
These styles and more can be found at select Harley-Davidson dealerships this fall/winter season.
To locate the nearest dealer or to view the Harley-Davidson Footwear styles online, enthusiasts can visit www.harley-davidsonfootwear.com. You can also connect with Harley-Davidson Footwear on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HarleyDavidsonFootwear, Twitter at www.twitter.com/HD_Footwear or on Instagram at username hdfootwear.