Abstract: An article of footwear for riding is disclosed. The article includes a second portion of an upper having a second coefficient of friction that is greater than a first coefficient of friction associated with a first portion of an upper. The article further includes a detachable spur member configured to attach to a heel counter of the article.
September 27, 2007
Date of Patent:
March 29, 2011
D'Wayne Edwards, Sean M. McDowell, Julia Roether
Abstract: A strapless spur system having a base attached to a boot or other footwear, the spur assembly mating with the base on the footwear. A preferred embodiment includes a base that is threaded and built into the boot, and a knurled annular base to assist in mounting the spur to the base or retainer. The spur assembly may also be attached by a mounting plate and have a telescoping spur.