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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Dec 21st, 2007, 2:38 pm Thread Starter
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Well, after just wearing out my 3rd pair of Sidi's at 230 bucks/pop, I decided to look for something else. I go thru a pair a year or so. Wore out a nice water entry spot where a toe-slider should be, doh!!

Read thru some boot threads here for ideas and had forgotton about the daytona's and helimot. I had ordered the F-108 summer gloves from them last year.

I have a pair of the daytona roadstar GTX boots on the way from helimot, I lucked out on a fresh shipment with my size.

Yeah, more expensive, but with diabetes I have to be cool about riding in stoopid weather, which I do all the time, so I need good protection from the weather and for the crash. I about froze on the last rainy trip a couple weeks ago, thats when i found out my sidi's were no longer waterproof.

I'll let ya'll know how they work out...
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Dec 21st, 2007, 3:00 pm
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You might try the Combat Touring Boots (regular or lite) from Aerostitch.....high quality...made by can buy new soles, insoles, laces, so they'll last years!

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old Dec 21st, 2007, 6:49 pm
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At $390 I hope you get more than a year out of them. The Daytona stuff is top of the line. I bought a pair of the Lady GTX for my wife, she wanted a little added hight, but the throat on that boot was so thick she could'nt maneuver the shifter without difficulty. I sent them back and she went for a pair of the Sidi On Road Gore Tex boots.
Good luck with the Daytonas.

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Dec 27th, 2007, 9:06 am Thread Starter
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I got the 45's, had to send them back! they are too big..

I've worn 45's in alpinestars, oxtar and sidi boots. The daytona's are the first that were too big.

they'll have a 44 sent when they come in late Jan 08, so the report will have to wait.

however, i did try them on and i do like them. I like all the sidi's too, but wearing the boots around the office all day cause i'm too lazy to change, i look for non-combat looking boots so to speak
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