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Old 03-19-2014, 10:27 PM   #14581
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still got the tire, just lemme know when you wanna meet and i'll bring it.
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Old 03-20-2014, 04:50 AM   #14582
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You will be hard pressed to find anywhere local to try on all of the boots we have been talking about. Maybe a few places in the country would have that kind of selection. We stock the Scout's and Crossfires as well as a bunch of other boots and can always get something else in if a customer is interested. I am always willing to get something in for someone so they are sure to get exactly what they are looking for.
Thanks for the kind comments guys
Million dollar question here, who makes a good pair of ADV boots that are waterproof and will fit someone with larger than average ankles and calves. I have a pair of Thor 50/50's as that is the only thing that'll fit me and still close up, but they aren't waterproof.
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Old 03-20-2014, 06:05 AM   #14583
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Old 03-20-2014, 06:21 AM   #14584
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Million dollar question here, who makes a good pair of ADV boots that are waterproof and will fit someone with larger than average ankles and calves. I have a pair of Thor 50/50's as that is the only thing that'll fit me and still close up, but they aren't waterproof.

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Old 03-20-2014, 07:10 AM   #14585
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Thanks guys. You have all given me hours of research to do now. I a size 10 but narrow footed so I'm also going to try different ones on as well and go from there. A lot of the good boots are expensive but I imagine so are new ankles although I'm sure I could find some on craigslist if i looked hard enough.
Personally, I like to ride in flip-flops. The thrill of hanging your toes out to catch some wind & blow the stink off of 'em just can't be beat.... But on those rare occasions when boots are a must, I prefer to ride with Moon Boots. You know, like Mom would stick on your feet, along with 14 layers of snowsuit and then send you off to elementary school back in the 70's?? They're not really waterproof, and they don't really provide any protection but they're lightweight and they look really cool!

Well, on 2nd thought, that probably woulda been the 90's for you.
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Old 03-20-2014, 09:17 AM   #14586
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Personally, I like to ride in flip-flops. The thrill of hanging your toes out to catch some wind & blow the stink off of 'em just can't be beat.... But on those rare occasions when boots are a must, I prefer to ride with Moon Boots. You know, like Mom would stick on your feet, along with 14 layers of snowsuit and then send you off to elementary school back in the 70's?? They're not really waterproof, and they don't really provide any protection but they're lightweight and they look really cool!

Well, on 2nd thought, that probably woulda been the 90's for you.
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Old 03-20-2014, 10:03 AM   #14587
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Million dollar question here, who makes a good pair of ADV boots that are waterproof and will fit someone with larger than average ankles and calves. I have a pair of Thor 50/50's as that is the only thing that'll fit me and still close up, but they aren't waterproof.
You might have luck with the Icon Patrol. Not a high boot but is waterproof. We have trouble with large calves constantly and these have been a pretty good solution.
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Old 03-20-2014, 10:31 AM   #14588
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You might have luck with the Icon Patrol. Not a high boot but is waterproof. We have trouble with large calves constantly and these have been a pretty good solution.
Love mine. Very comfy.
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Old 03-20-2014, 02:21 PM   #14589
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Alright folks. I've done A LOT of research and judging by my feet size I've narrowed it down to sidi adventure gortex or alpinestar toucan gtx. Nathan do you have these in stock I can come try on?
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Old 03-20-2014, 02:29 PM   #14590
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Alright folks. I've done A LOT of research and judging by my feet size I've narrowed it down to sidi adventure gortex or alpinestar toucan gtx. Nathan do you have these in stock I can come try on?
I no longer stock the Adventure Gore-Tex because for most people at half the price the Scout is the way to go so that's what I stock. I can definetly get a size or two in for you to try out though. As far as the Toucan goes, I was pretty unimpressed with the boot at it's price point so I never brought them in. There again I can get them in if you want to give them a shot.
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Old 03-20-2014, 02:44 PM   #14591
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I no longer stock the Adventure Gore-Tex because for most people at half the price the Scout is the way to go so that's what I stock. I can definetly get a size or two in for you to try out though. As far as the Toucan goes, I was pretty unimpressed with the boot at it's price point so I never brought them in. There again I can get them in if you want to give them a shot.
Are the scouts durable than a regular road boot. That's what they kind of look like via pictures.
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Old 03-20-2014, 03:49 PM   #14592
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Forget boots. I got these on order


No need for water proofing. Toes will dry out in seconds hahaha
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Old 03-20-2014, 03:54 PM   #14593
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I like the ankle connecter area. Actually looks sturdy

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Old 03-20-2014, 06:15 PM   #14594
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Are the scouts durable than a regular road boot. That's what they kind of look like via pictures.
I picked up a set of A* Scouts from Nathan last year. They are studier than my road boots but a far cry from mx boots as far as ankle support goes.

They have decent tread (I wish it was deeper) and they are comfortable for walking around. My feet stay dry in driving rain, but I have not submersion tested them.

I didn't get more offroad oriented boots because the toe thickness was such that I would have had to raise my shifter on the KTM and honestly, I do 99% of my riding on pavement (you know, where the Starbucks are.)

If you are going to use them for harder off road riding, I would probably get something else. Nathan had some other boots between the Scouts and mx boots.
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Personally, I like to ride in flip-flops. The thrill of hanging your toes out to catch some wind & blow the stink off of 'em just can't be beat.... But on those rare occasions when boots are a must, I prefer to ride with Moon Boots. You know, like Mom would stick on your feet, along with 14 layers of snowsuit and then send you off to elementary school back in the 70's?? They're not really waterproof, and they don't really provide any protection but they're lightweight and they look really cool!

Well, on 2nd thought, that probably woulda been the 90's for you.

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