Bates American-Made Bomber Riding Boots

Bates announces availability of their new military-inspired boot with motorcycle-specific features and materials.

Bates Footwear's Bomber boots are available in Black Camo and Brown. Buy It Now©Motorcyclist

Bates Footwear's new Bomber riding boot offers motorcyclists premium performance, protection and all-day comfort both on and off the bike, and for those who like to buy American, the Bomber is 100% sourced and manufactured in the United States.

The Bates design team drew inspiration from the company’s military heritage, incorporating motorcycle-specific features and materials into their military boot platform. The result is a sturdy yet comfortable 9-inch riding boot that features water-resistant leather and nylon uppers with a rugged Vibram outsole. Side panels made of Poron XRD impact foam offer ankle protection while leather toe shift reinforcements ensure longevity.

Bates Bombers (shown here in brown) feature embossed stars on the heel to represent the five branches of the United States military.©Motorcyclist

The Bomber riding boot was designed to pay tribute to Bates Footwear’s American Military heritage. Embossed stars on the heel represent the five branches of the United States military, while the red welt stitching along the top of the sole symbolizes those who sacrificed for our freedoms. The embossed Made in the USA emblem on the tongue signifies that these boots are 100% sourced in the United States and manufactured in the Wolverine Worldwide factory in Big Rapids, Michigan. In accordance with US Army Regulation, the American flag on the outside of the right boot is shown with the field of stars facing forward to symbolize the flag being carried into battle.

The Bates Footwear Bomber motorcycle boot is available online and through select powersports dealers. MSRP is $299.95. Visit for more info.