Gaerne Helium Gore-Tex Boot Review

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You’re looking at the Gaerne Helium Gore-Tex boots and thinking, who are Gaerne, why Helium and what is Gore-Tex? To put it simply, Gaerne is a quality inspired motorcycle boot company, Helium is light, even lighter than air and Gore-Tex is a waterproof yet breathable fabric membrane. No, they won’t give you a squeaky voice and yes, Gore-Tex is as good as it sounds.

Gaerne is proudly Italian owned and operated with unrivalled experience in the production of performance-orientated motorcycle boots. Gaerne incorporates feedback from top athletes Malcolm Stewart, Marco Melandri and more along with the use of advanced technologies and painstaking material selection to create forward-thinking motorcycle boots. Gaerne boots are 100% designed and handcrafted in Italy, as Gaerne believes in a premium quality that can only be achieved in their own local factory.

Gaerne Gore-Tex Helium Boots are tailored towards the touring or sports touring rider and offer excellent comfort over long distances. A testament to their name the G.Helium is lightweight, comfortable and layered with Gore-Tex material which allows for greater airflow keeping you cool and dry. Constructed using Gaerne’s G.Stretch Fit System which provides a snug fit like a second skin around your ankle and foot providing the ability to stretch with your movement for unprecedented comfort.

Built for comfort but not sacrificing on protection the Helium includes a shielded front shin and ankle along with a reinforced upper to prevent your gear lever digging into the top of your foot. Elasticated front and back instep areas provide a great fit while the Fluro reflex inserts enhance visibility in all light conditions. The foam ankle along with an anatomic removable shock absorbing insole provides additional comfort on and off the bike. With an anti-slip and anti-skid rubber sole preventing your feet from falling off the pegs while riding.


Gore-Tex is a waterproof, breathable fabric membrane. Invented in 1969, Gore-Tex can repel liquid water while allowing water vapour to pass through and is designed to be a lightweight, waterproof fabric for all-weather use. Whether you’re dashing through showers or cruising in town on a hot summer day, you get innovative waterproof, windproof, and breathable functionality.

Gore-Tex products are rigorously tested for reliable protection even in demanding conditions. The Gore-Tex membrane contains pores smaller than a water droplet, but larger than a water vapour molecule. So, rain can’t get in, but sweat can get out. Whatever happens, you can trust that your Gore-Tex boots will keep you cool and dry.


So, there you have it, the Gaerne Gore-Tex Helium Touring Boots. Lightweight with a great fit. Waterproof while remaining breathable to keep you cool, ideal for summer and spring riding. Constructed with exceptional Italian quality and designed to be worn for extended riding remaining comfortable without sacrificing protection. The Helium does everything right and ticks all the boxes.

Available at Bits4Bikes and your local Gaerne stockist. Stocked in sizes 41-47EU with 40EU available upon request.


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