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Old 07-23-2009, 07:42 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by Gordy
The Gaerne balance has no ankle rotation protection, The only MX/DS boot that I have worn that offers both protection and the ability to feel the brake is the Gaerne SG 10. You will like em!
I am sure that there are others, but that is the only one that I have been impressed with. The SG 12 is supposedly even better for feel, but i had to draw the line at the five bill price tag.
+1 The hinged ankle makes a big difference. I bought and resold three pair of MX boots before finally getting the SG10s. Nothing else came close in terms of feel and fit. I have wide feet also, which excluded some other good brands like Sidi and Forma. Nobody carries them locally, so I scored a pair on fleabay for a smoking deal.
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