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I'm taking the MSF course at the end of next month to get my lisence and I've already got all my gear except boots and pants. Being a 'squid' I'm not really sure what is what are far as quality and bang for the buck goes in riding boots. I want a nice boot that I can wear on the bike as well as around campus and be comfortable in them. I've seen a lot of talk about sidi lately. Any other brands or are they pretty good.

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Race oriented boots are NOT made for walking, and you'll find that out before you get 100 yards from your bike. Look into less-race styled boots, or for a short commute and a walk to class, maybe even some tough work boots.
 

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Mine feel like a pair of slippers when I walk around. They look like I have a superhero costume on though. The sole however is very thin and obviously not made for a lot of wear. Like freeride said look elsewhere. Redwing has BADASS motorcycle boots but they are $$$.
 

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Well, I made a trip down to my local cycle shop today for a look. I know one of the guys their and I like to support the local shops, you'd be suprised how price competive they can be ;) Anyway I came out with a pair of ICON super duty boots in black leather. I walked around in them for a while and their really comfortable and I think they will last a long time with daily use. Their just going to be for day to day riding and to and from school so.

But thanks for the input guys.
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Yeah, those superduty boots look pretty cool. Thick soles and pretty casual looking. Do they feel like they offer good ankle protection? Let us know hot they wear. :)
 

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They have a really stiff and quite thick leather construction IMO they would protect your ankle from road rash in a lay down situation at reasonable speeds. They are really confy and don't seem any hotter than a pair of normal boots. I think they will be fine for casual riding but for the track or hard riding I think a pair if racing boots would be the way to go.
 
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