Additional accessories and parts for motorcycle footwear? A marketing trick! Or is it?
Good, sturdy and protective boots and shoes are a (sensible) investment, but again: everything is only as strong as its weakest link. 'Weak' may be interpreted in the broadest sense here, but scraping a toe slider on the asphalt will certainly cause some wear. Just like it would be a shame if your adventure boot became unusable when the quick-release buckle kicks the bucket.
Most brands offer these crucial parts separately, so you can enjoy your favourite footwear for a while longer;