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Old 07-23-2011, 04:26 PM   #166
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Sidi Adventure Rain (Non-Gore-Tex).

Had them for a year (next month - August), they take a little while to break in, they are very comfortable. I commute everyday and wear these.

Problems/Cons: Very hot during a heatwave (though all boots like this are in a heatwave). Mine leak easily. Ride through a puddle, get caught in the rain, stand in a wet field, walk through a puddle. Once wet, they simply do not dry without a special drier. I think I am in the minority on the leaking problem, they are warranted for 2 years and I have been cleared to return them to the vendor, but not until after my next four day tour with my oldest. I'd rather wear these boots that leak on a long trip than my Alpinestars (Gore-Tex) that have NEVER leaked because I like the secure feeling of the Sidi's.
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Old 07-24-2011, 01:27 PM   #167
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Strada Eva Tepour (sp? the rain ones)

fit like a glove.

about $220 US about 4 years ago from local BMW dealer

awesome boot, I broke the tab off the zipper on the right one and it's a pain to zip and unzip but I don't want to give up on them yet.

been eyeing Aerostich's Combat Lites
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Old 02-06-2012, 04:38 PM   #168
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Sidi Adventure Rain to replace the Aerostitch combat lights which, by the way ,are great highway boots,just not enough protectection for off pavement.
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Old 02-06-2012, 05:16 PM   #169
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2012 charger $ 375 online. awsome boots
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Old 02-06-2012, 05:47 PM   #170
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Sidi Vertigo .Its a roadrace boot.
I think I got for em 2-300 bucks new.
Very light weight but they put armour in all the right places.
Got the hinged heel so its easy to walk
Ive got this pair going on 6-7 years Ive crash tested them but I can not hurt the friggin things .A little scuffed but no sign of being worn out .
Sidi is the shit !
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Old 02-06-2012, 06:46 PM   #171
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just bought Sidi Adventure Rain ...

to replace a pair of Oxtar TCX's (?).
Much better ankle protection on the Sidi's.
Also have a pair of Sidi Crossfires - for the dirt bike.
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Old 02-07-2012, 06:11 AM   #172
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I use the On-Road Gore-Tex. Works well, but a bit warm. Breathability is so-so at best.
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Old 02-07-2012, 07:16 AM   #173
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I was the #2 post in this thread; at that time I was using Sidi Vertigo boots.

Since then, my Sidi experience has led me to also acquire:

Sidi Vertigo Corse
Sidi Crossfire TA
Sidi Canyon Gore-tex
Sidi Doha

As you can see, I'm sold, sold, sold on Sidi. Every other boot has been relegated to the "extraneous gear" bins.
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Old 02-07-2012, 02:24 PM   #174
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I was the #2 post in this thread; at that time I was using Sidi Vertigo boots.

Since then, my Sidi experience has led me to also acquire:

Sidi Vertigo Corse
Sidi Crossfire TA
Sidi Canyon Gore-tex
Sidi Doha

As you can see, I'm sold, sold, sold on Sidi. Every other boot has been relegated to the "extraneous gear" bins.
you've been on a sidi binge.
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Old 02-07-2012, 02:25 PM   #175
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Sidi Adventure Rains. Best, most comfortable on/off road motorcycle boots I've ever worn. They're an outstanding compromise between a full-blown motocross boot and a street boot.
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Old 02-07-2012, 02:39 PM   #176
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SIDI Canyon GoreTex
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$350
Dual Sport/Street
Pros: Best comfort of any of the boots I've owned, totally waterproof (so far), big calfs (I need that)
Cons: Not enough protection for serious off road use

SIDI Adventure (old style, non goretex)
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Pros: Excellent protection!
Cons: Calf's are too small, not waterproof, not good for walking/multi day use

I'm a 10.5 4E and these boots fit correctly without cramping my toes. I struggle finding boots that can accommodate both my large calves and high instep; seems only the MX style boots open enough to get my feet in comfortably. Love them both, but the Canyons are AWESOME!
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Old 02-07-2012, 06:24 PM   #177
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Sidi Adventure Rain

After 6 months of use they are as flexible as any leather boot after break in. A little squeaky but still the best $375 (Revzilla) I've spent on protective footwear. I even use them for my RT in the cold weather. Highly recommended.
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Old 02-07-2012, 09:06 PM   #178
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I just scored a deal at the local dealer. He wanted to clear the shelf for the SIDI Adventure Goretex. $239 plus tax.

I went to try on the Crossfire SRS. They were a little to heavy for street riding. Think the Adventures will be a good "fit".

My ankle is still healing from going down in my Street Alpinestars.

Are comfortable right from the start. Fit true to size.

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Old 02-08-2012, 03:34 AM   #179
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I just scored a deal at the local dealer. He wanted to clear the shelf for the SIDI Adventure Goretex. $239 plus tax.



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Damn, Kyle, that's a nice snag! $239 is nearly 50% off!

I'm not sure of your local dealer's logic though since the Adventure Gore-Tex aren't meant to replace the Rains. They're simply another option. In any case, you got an awesome deal!
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Old 02-08-2012, 06:19 AM   #180
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Damn, Kyle, that's a nice snag! $239 is nearly 50% off!

I'm not sure of your local dealer's logic though since the Adventure Gore-Tex aren't meant to replace the Rains. They're simply another option. In any case, you got an awesome deal!
I was ready to pay $500+ for the Crossfires. The Adventures felt so much better. For more aggressive off-road rides the Crossifires definitely offer the best protection.

Knew I got a good deal, when even my wife was happy with the purchase I made to support my habit (addiction)...
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