Not all can answer the call of duty. Like you, the Raide collection was once designed for it. Built to feel like a true athletic shoe, the Raide provides you with the tactical integrity you are expecting from Bates combined with the athletic performance you demand. Incredibly durable and lightweight, the Raide is built to live much longer than and outperform all others.
Founded in 1885 as a dress shoe manufacturer, lately Bates Footwear is dedicated to the development and manufacturing of uniform footwear for all branches of the military and civilian police forces. In 2003, the company joined the billion-dollar footwear giant, Wolverine All over the world, Inc. and is headquartered in Rockford, Michigan. Wolverine All over the world, Inc. is among the world’s leading marketers of branded casual, active way of life, work, outside sport and uniform footwear. The company’s portfolio of highly recognized brands includes: Bates, Chaco, Cushe, Hush Puppies, HYTEST, Merrell, Sebago and Wolverine. The company may be the exclusive footwear licensee of popular brands including Cat Footwear, Harley-Davidson Footwear, and Patagonia Footwear. The company’s products are carried by leading retailers in the U.S. and globally in 190 countries or territories.
70% Leather, 30% Nylon
Durable suede leather and performance nylon upper
YKK side zipper for quick on/off
Non-metallic ASTM F2413-15 rated composite toe for protection
Moisture wicking, breathable lining
Removable cushioned insert
Lightweight cushioned EVA midsole