Top kids’ motorcycle boots

When your little ones want to start riding, their feet need protecting like the rest of them

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by Maria Martin |

When it comes to motorcycle boots for kids, most of what dominates the market are off-road or motocross versions.

It’s hardly surprising, as the best way to get them going on two wheels and give them all the key experiences of a motorbike from a young age, is to get them into some form of off-road riding.

Not only will they enjoy the experience but, when it comes to them riding on the road later down the line, they’ll be able to handle their bike better than most adults on the road.

Related: Best kids' motorbike gear

Having said that, they will also need protection should they choose to ride pillion with you so they aren’t all full-on off-road extreme boots, as these might get a bit much for a mellow Sunday blast with mum or dad.

We’ve compiled our choice of kid’s motorcycle boots to get your son or daughter started, whether they are in control or a passenger with you.

Not only can your child wear these boots for their motocross adventures, but they're also suitable

Wulfsport MX/Enduro Boots

Features include:

  • Full ankle protection

  • Adjustable and replaceable straps

  • Shin and rear protection

  • Metal toe cap

  • Available in kid’s UK size 1 – 12.5

Alpinestars rules the kids' motorcycle boots space and have a wide selection from its Tech line on

Alpinestars Tech 3S

Features include:

  • Upper construction made from microfibre material that is flexible and abrasion resistant

  • Triple buckle closure system

  • Textile lining

  • CE certified to EN 13634:2010

Constructed of Technomicro microfiber and suede, the Sidi Flame offers high durability. Similar to

Sidi Flame

Features include:

  • Anti-skid rubber sole

  • Nylon insole with removable arch support

  • Fixed shin plate

  • Shift panel covered in protective plastic

  • Cambrelle and Air Teflon mesh-lined

The TCX offering is packed with features and great designs. Lined with Air Tech to keep the boot

TCX Comp Kids'

Features include:

  • Upper made from leather

  • Three polyurethane buckles

  • Available in kid’s UK size 11 – 6.5

  • Air Tech lined for breathability

One of the simpler kids' motorcycle boots on our list but a decent boot nonetheless, especially if

Fly Racing Maverick

Features include:

  • 3D cast protection

  • Replaceable sole

  • Easy-to-use buckle system

  • Reinforced toe, ankle and heel

  • Heat shield

  • Available from kid’s UK size 12 – 6

This is one comfortable-looking kids' motorcycle boot. Based on the Fox Instinct boots, it has an

Fox Comp Youth

Features include:

  • Instinct-style lower buckle, in addition to the internal lace system

  • Adjustable buckles

  • Durable rubber burn and medial guard for good grip, allowing feel for the bike

  • Durable high-density rubber outer sole with internal steel shank

The Tech 7S from Alpinestars is designed for junior riders. These boots have a contoured shin

Alpinestars Tech 7S

Features include:

  • Contoured shin plates

  • Instep and Achilles accordion flex zones

  • Extended microfiber gaiter to seal out excess water and dirt

  • CE-certified to EN 13634: 2010

  • Available in kids' UK size 1 – 7

With a full-grain leather outer construction, these Duchinni boots are a good all-round kids' road

Duchnini Switch

Features include:

  • Waterproof and breathable internal liner

  • Oil-resistant non-slip sole

  • Adjustable buckles

  • Flex panels on the shins and ankles

  • Available in kid’s UK size 1 – 4

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