New BATA footwear available!

Discussion in 'General Discussion / News / Information' started by scotty007, Jul 21, 2008.

  1. scotty007

    scotty007 Ol'Timer

    Saw this on the UKGSer site, can you buy them in Thailand? :D

  2. pitstop

    pitstop Active Member

    This has to be a joke, right?
    A motorcycle sandel? Get real....
    How about a motorcycle hat? Wait, they already have them here in Thailand. Think they are called an INDEX....
    Must have been designed by a "BIKER"
    I have never seen or heard of a dumber idea, but good luck.
  3. pitstop

    pitstop Active Member

    Just had an email for my Tupperware sponsor, they want me to promote their new helmet... Anyone interested?
    Comes in blue and pink, and when your not riding with it it will keep your somtam fresh for days.
  4. LivinLOS

    LivinLOS Ol'Timer

    I actually saw these in Indo.. Had my brother and me in tears..
  5. harrythefinn

    harrythefinn Ol'Timer

    Looks like HIKO can stop importing his riding clogs from Sweden, finally a suitable substitute.

    Think about the positives:-

    Good ventilation promoting healthy feet in a tropical climate
    Save on socks
    Cheaper than boots
    Dry out quick after river crossings
    Light weight
    No need to polish
    Easy to clean

    Must another hundred positives......................!
  6. mikerust

    mikerust Ol'Timer

    I might buy a pair and wear but not on bikes.
  7. Lightemup

    Lightemup Ol'Timer

    My Tevas work fine for round the town stuff.
  8. mikerust

    mikerust Ol'Timer

    Yeah but they are not special motorcy sandals. :wink:
  9. KZ

    KZ Ol'Timer

    Any advice on where to get kevlar reinforced motorcycle safety shorts with fly-ventilation to go with the sandals?
  10. mikerust

    mikerust Ol'Timer


    Lots of guys in Pattaya use those. :lol:
    Better worn with RollerBlade knee pads and if you are using the matching Kevlar muscle shirt 8) it is advised to use the rollerblade elbow pads. :oops:

    It is not necessary to wear the special Bata shoes on chicken chasers as all modern ones have a rotary change so you never have to hook your foot under. If you can afford the Kevlar shorts you are probably riding a new automatic Honda Click. :lol:
  11. pitstop

    pitstop Active Member

    All last week I stopped at every BATA store I saw and have yet to come across them. Are they an old model? Wanted them check them out.
  12. mikerust

    mikerust Ol'Timer

    Yeah :D Finally got a pair. 8)

    I'll keep them next to my Chea Pet and the machine that scrambles egg while still inside the shell.

    All you guys with Alpinestars, Sidi and Tour Masters eat your hearts out. :lol:

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