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Old 09-28-2009, 01:01 PM   #121
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Squeaking Crossfires

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Old 12-03-2009, 08:33 PM   #122
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Can you post which model of SIDI you wear: Force Flex SRS.

Where you bought them from? E-Bay

Price paid? IIRC, $270 Brand new, leftovers, VGC

What type of use? Supermoto/ hooligan

Pros? uh, duh! Like wearing an exo-skeleton.

Cons? Uncomfortable at 1st, even wanted to sell them 5 minutes after I tried them on... But now I'd never give them up. VERY comfortable. They are high profile as hell and make my thighs ride higher. I feel like I'm on a mini bike... I set the shifter up and will use the Honda shifter pad depending on what boots I'm wearing. Sidi's? No rubber pad. Lower boots? Install the rubber pad.

What you would change about them? Nothing.

And if possible a picture of your SIDI? Sure... Linky...

What size sneaker do you usually wear and what size boot did you get? 9.5 VERY wide or 10 reg... I got 10's and they're great.




Also, I think I found out why different Crossfire's fit differently at some break in sizes... If you look at the replacement sole's you can see the "boot" may be one size, but the lower portion of the boot is another.

IOW's they do not have a lower for every size.
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Old 12-05-2009, 02:07 AM   #123
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model of SIDI you wear. Typhoons
Where you bought them from? Ebay
Price paid? $90.00 bucks
What type of use? Mainly Street
Pros? Price , Waterproof
Cons? None so far
What size sneaker do you usually wear and what size boot did you get? 10 / 44

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Old 12-05-2009, 10:29 AM   #124
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Sidi On-Road Gortex

Sidi On Road Goretex
- seriously waterproof, I can wade through 1ft deep water and my feet stay dry
- $320 @ Revzilla
- rugged
- needs some breakin for ankle flex
- lightweight and velcro straps are rugged and work great
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Old 02-16-2010, 08:38 AM   #125
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Hey guys, I have Sidi B2 boots for my on-road riding. The soles are coming unglued after 4 years of heavy use, and 50000 miles. They sell replacement soles, but how do you replace them?
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Old 02-16-2010, 09:09 AM   #126
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Hey guys, I have Sidi B2 boots for my on-road riding. The soles are coming unglued after 4 years of heavy use, and 50000 miles. They sell replacement soles, but how do you replace them?
Have these guys do it http://www.factoryresole.com/. Never used them personally, but I know people who have had MX boots done, and were very happy.
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Old 02-17-2010, 03:44 AM   #127
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I just pulled the trigger on a pair of discovery rain boots. i normally wear 9 1/2 US so i ordered size 43. i hope they fit or just a tad big.
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Old 02-25-2010, 10:24 PM   #128
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Which one is less bulky?

The Canyons or the On Roads? I really like the Canyons but if the On Roads are less bulky I'd probably go for them. They're gonna be used entirely on the street. Cheers for the info!

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Old 02-26-2010, 05:04 AM   #129
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on roads for street

Been wearing the onroads w/goretex for 2 yrs now, and for street/touring they work great. Waterproof in the extreme. I did try and push an S10 out of my lane last year, and protection on these is not like a motocross boot, so will probably buy the sidi crossfires later this year. Had some part of my bike pierce the boot and broke both leg bones. Not sure if a motocross boot would have prevented this or not, but harder = safer. For street, onroads work great, just remember protection is not there if you wreck hard.
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Old 02-26-2010, 07:14 AM   #130
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Can you post which model of SIDI you wear?
-I used to own the Sidi Rain boot. Sold them recently.

Where you bought them from?
-Ebay, I think, been a while

Price paid?
-Got them relatively cheap, less than $100 I think...again, it's been a while. I think they were an older model.

What type of use?
-Street

Pros? - On the bike, VERY comfortable. They seemed to be waterproof, never had any rain get in. Easy off and on. Great winter boot.

Cons? - Off the bike, uncomfortable. No cushioning. VERY warm. Way too hot for summer use. Waterproof also means they don't breathe.

What you would change about them?
-They needed venting...of course they negates waterproofing. But if I had to choose between waterproof and vented again...I'd choose vented all day.


What size sneaker do you usually wear and what size boot did you get?
-Usual sneaker size 13...Nike 14....fitted shoes, eather boots, etc 12.5. I bought the 48 in my Sidis, and they were snug...and being "fake" leather, they don't break in much. I'd say the 48 was more like a 12 in my opinion.


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Old 03-01-2010, 04:15 PM   #131
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i love my sidi discovery rain boots. i wear a 9.5 us shoe and i ordered a size 43 euro and they fit great. i kinda wish the metal toe part was plastic. i may put a thin rubber pad on them so they are less slippery on tile floors. they feel and fit great. i seam sealed them around the base of the leather where it is sewn to the sole for extra waterproof protection.

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Old 03-01-2010, 05:17 PM   #132
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Sidi Vertigo Rain - Street Boots
  • Where you bought them from? Motorcycle Superstore
  • Price paid? $325ish? (they were an xmas present)
  • What type of use? Daily on-road rider
  • Pros? Waterproof, adjustable calf tightening, good feedback/peg feel, replaceable parts
  • Cons? None so far after over a year of use ::knocks wood::
  • What you would change about them? Hmm, nothing really. I'm very content.
  • What size sneaker do you usually wear and what size boot did you get? Ladies US 8.5 / Mens 6.5 / Sidi 40
This pair of Sidi Vertigo Rains replaced a pair of Sidi Vertebras that I had for 7 years. I pretty much wore the soles off of the Vertebras, they were a little funky from leaking like a sieve and being wet so many times and the calf Velcro finally gave up the ghost. Considering how well those old boots held up over the years I felt very good about replacing them with an updated pair of Sidis.

I got so freakin' sick of having soaking wet feet riding all day in the rain. With the old Vert's you'd make it maybe 10 miles before you felt the telltale trickle come in at the zipper and load up water around your toes. It always made the next few hundred miles a little less happy. I'll take warm/waterproof feet over having venting as a result of those long miserable rides.

I just ordered a pair of Crossfire TAs, based on my experience with Sidi so far. I think they make a great product. I’m very much looking forward to getting them. They’re f’n sexy!

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I discovered on a recent week long riding trip that the waterproofness of my Vertigo Rain boots has given up the ghost. My feet were soaked from the toes up after a few hours in the rain. This makes me a sad panda because I really like these boots.
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Old 03-04-2010, 02:16 PM   #133
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And if anybody cares . . .

I've been wearing Sidi bicycling shoes since 1980. Guess it's time to replace my Alpinestars with Sidis for old times sake.
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Old 03-04-2010, 03:15 PM   #134
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Sidi Discovery Rain

Where you bought them from? Revzilla
Price paid? $325
What type of use? Dualsport
Pros? Supremely comfortable on bike
Cons? Pricey, but compared to Vendramini, a bargain!
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Old 03-15-2010, 04:18 PM   #135
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Sidi Discovery

Can you post which model of SIDI you wear: Discovery
Where you bought them from? E-Bay
Price paid? $150 off Craigslist
What type of use? Road & dirt -they're comfy enough for everything
Pros? Great looking, long lasting, very well made, etc.
Cons? None.
What you would change about them? Less plastic, more leather.
And if possible a picture of your SIDI?
What size sneaker do you usually wear and what size boot did you get? I'm a 11.5-12 shoe, sneaker & i wear sidi 45.
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