Originally Posted by Flashback
I learned a valuable lesson about footwear that day. Now I wear motocross boots all the time, even just going to work.
I have a pair of Gaerne supermoto boots and a pair of SG10s I rotate, and most of my riding is commuting. The word "overkill" does not apply. Doesn't make me invincible, but definitely gives me a sense of real ankle protection with those no-nonsense boots on.
To the OP: hope you heal well and full.