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Old 08-06-2011, 05:55 PM   #1
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Sidi boot sizing

I was thinking about buying a pair of Sidi On Roads. I've worn shoes that range anywhere from 10.5 - 12 US. My feet are 28.5 cm. Anyone have any suggestions for sizing?
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Old 08-06-2011, 07:53 PM   #2
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I just got some Sidi Adventures. I needed a size 47 which is the first time I've ever worn a size 47 (12.5, I usually wear and 11 - 11.5). I've found Sidis to be a bit narrow in the toe box but I also needed the length. The 46 was just too small.
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Old 08-06-2011, 08:55 PM   #3
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Not to confuse you...

but i found the sidi adventure boots (goretex) to bee sized rather on the big side of things.... I bought mine a size smaller than I normally would have, which I found odd. My other sidi boots and bike shoes are all 42's. The adv boots needed a 41. They have a lot of volume.
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Old 08-06-2011, 10:23 PM   #4
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I should add that I tried mine on using Superfeet insoles (I recommend them over the OEM insoles but they do take up some space). I also used lightweight and medium weight socks. The perfect fit was with the insoles and medium weight socks (I wanted to leave a bit of space for cold weather riding).

I'll suggest that the bottom-line is that one tries on different sizes before buying just about any shoe, let alone a $380 boot.

Three-cheers to the Lynnwood Cycle Barn (Seattle) for stocking Sidis, Alpinestar Scouts and the similar Triumph boot. I also tried the BMW Santiago but couldn't find a great fit.

Good luck!
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Old 08-06-2011, 10:32 PM   #5
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I wear 10.5-11 and my Sidi Crossfire and Adventure in 45 fit perfect.
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Old 08-06-2011, 11:22 PM   #6
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Three-cheers to the Lynnwood Cycle Barn (Seattle) for stocking Sidis, Alpinestar Scouts and the similar Triumph boot. I also tried the BMW Santiago but couldn't find a great fit.

Good luck!
I live about 15 minutes from Lynwood Cycle Barn, I wonder if they have the On Roads in stock?

Looking at this size chart it looks like I would be around a size 45 maybe a 46. Japanese sizes are in cm fyi.

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Old 08-07-2011, 02:22 AM   #7
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My feet are about same size as yours (~285mm). I normally wear 10.5-11 US size, 43-44 european but w/ sidi I had to get 46, both crossfires and vortices.

I suggest trying them on before buying, I've heard some say sidi's are true to size, I guess that has to do with witdh and heigth of your feet.
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Old 08-08-2011, 02:35 AM   #8
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Just bought a pair of clever airs and a gore Tex sidi boot. Both fit true to size I have to say, they are super comfy and so far I'm very pleased with the purchase.
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Old 02-25-2012, 07:04 PM   #9
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I've been looking thru tons of posts in various forums and have decided the Sidi Crossfire AT or Charger is my next boot. I wanted something more substantial and with much more protection than my current TCX Infinity GTX. They are too soft and no support standing on the pegs. I think my Scarpa hikers have better protection.

My foot is about a 9E US. In most EU sizing, I run between 42/43 depending on make. (Scarpa, Asolo, etc) I tried on the 42's too snug, and the 43's just a bit loose in the heel with a little room in the toe box. The width of the 43 felt pretty good in the brand new boot at the store.

I always wear a polypro liner sock and a medium weight merino wool blend outer sock. I do ride in colder weather (15*-20* F) so I wanted a size I can always add a thicker sock also.

My question is,, have others had the Sidi boots stretch in width after break-in? I can't see them stretching much if any due to the amount of synthetic material the boot is made of. I just don't want to drop $400-$500 bucks on a boot that don't fit.

Thanks for any insight on the matter.
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Old 02-26-2012, 12:23 PM   #10
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I normally wear an 11.5.I have the Adventures in 46 .I use an upgraded insole and expedition merino wool socks .
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Old 02-27-2012, 04:26 PM   #11
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Hello,
Something doesn't add-up about Japanese size being in centimeters. There are 10 mm in a cm so you can use the top row for cm.
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I live about 15 minutes from Lynwood Cycle Barn, I wonder if they have the On Roads in stock?

Looking at this size chart it looks like I would be around a size 45 maybe a 46. Japanese sizes are in cm fyi.

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Old 02-27-2012, 04:43 PM   #12
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I am a 10.5 US and wear a 44 in both the Canyon and Discovery. They fit very well for me and I have a medium volume feet.
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Old 02-27-2012, 05:06 PM   #13
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. . . thinking about buying a pair of Sidi On Roads. . . . Anyone have any suggestions for sizing?
I have Sidi On-Road and I believe that they run true to size. They ARE a bit narrow. I compared them to other European-sized boots and shoes since American sizes are all over the map (today I wore sizes 8.5 and 10.5 and both fit fine).
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Old 02-27-2012, 05:07 PM   #14
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Wow, I just measured my feet while looking at the Fleamarket. The SIDI mm table is totally wrong, I measured 250 mm and they call that a 5 US!! I wear a 9.5 US.
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Old 02-27-2012, 06:45 PM   #15
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I was thinking about buying a pair of Sidi On Roads. I've worn shoes that range anywhere from 10.5 - 12 US. My feet are 28.5 cm. Anyone have any suggestions for sizing?
I've had a pair of On Roads for about 3 years. I bought them on-line from Revzilla so all I could do was trust the sizing guide when I ordered. I wear a size 11 US and have a standard width foot. The tag in the boots I received showed the following 4 sizes:

EUR 45
UK 10.5
US 11
JAP 28

The boots fit me perfectly just like any other shoe or boot I would normally buy here for the US market in a size 11. All I can say is Sidi seems to have nailed the US size correctly.
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