Falco Lennox short riding boots review

    The Lennox boots are comfortable, covert moto shoes that you can use on a daily basis.

    Published on Jun 14, 2024 07:00:00 AM

    5,795 Views

    Falco Lennox short riding boots review

    I pulled the trigger on the Falco Lennox riding shoes for the same reason that I purchased the excellent Viaterra Holeshot mid-cuff gloves. My daily commute to the office is a mere 6km and wearing the other full-length boots I have was proving to be too cumbersome (and too shouty for me) to the office. 

    One of the main reasons I was drawn to the Lennox shoe was its subtle, almost casual shoe-like appearance. I believe in keeping a low profile, on and off the bike, and these boots were right up my alley. My neighbour once asked me why I was wearing full gear while leaving for the office, except for the footwear, and was surprised to know these are protective, two-wheeler-specific shoes. 

    And while they may appear similar in height to a normal sneaker, these go well above your ankle. The closure is also quite secure with the added benefit of velcro at the top of the zip (both of which are quite unique in this class). In fact, it is a little tough for me to slide my right foot in/out of these shoes. This could be down to the fact that my lower right appendage is longer than the left due to a childhood cycling accident (there’s clearly a pattern to my behaviour), but it is still worth keeping in mind.

    The Lennox may look like normal sneakers, but are definitely tougher than that. While the heel, toe and ankle areas all have hard, protective inserts, Falco has ensured you don’t feel them when you’re off the bike.

    The fabric has started to tear where the foot flexes while walking.
     
    I have been using these shoes for well over a year now and they have held up well for the most part. The only gripe I have is that the fabric on the right shoe (the left one is still intact) has started to tear from the edges and there’s now a small but not ignorable gap between it and the harder material in the toe region. This tear materialised within two months of rigorous daily use, and I expected more.

    Normally, the Falco Lennox boots will cost you Rs 13,000, but I got my pair for Rs 9,000 on sale. That is a reasonable price for these shoes, and in my time with them, aside from the above issue, there haven’t been any complaints. If you’re looking for a pair of comfortable riding shoes, then these fit the bill quite well without being too costly.

    Where: www.6kiom.com
    Price: Rs 13,000

    Also See:
    2024 Alpinestars Supertech R vented boots review

    SW Motech Drybag 350 tail bag review

    Copyright (c) Autocar India. All rights reserved.

    Comments
    ×
    img

    No comments yet. Be the first to comment.

    Ask Autocar Anything about Car and Bike Buying and Maintenance Advices
    Need an expert opinion on your car and bike related queries?
    Ask Now
    Search By Bike Price
    Poll of the month

    Would you buy a CNG bike?

    Yes, the running costs are too good to ignore.

     

    37.70%

    No, CNG comes with too many compromises.

     

    39.17%

    EVs are more affordable to run and greener

     

    23.13%

    Total Votes : 817
    Sign up for our newsletter

    Get all the latest updates from the automobile universe