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I've been looking for a good deal on boots and finally found the deal I was looking for.

I bought a pair of Sidi B2s this afternoon, put my work boots in my backpack, and wore the Sidi's home. Right out of the box these boots felt great and although they don't have as much plastic protection, or advanced ankle suppot of some more expensive boots they do the job for my kind of riding right now. I commute daily and ride canyons on the weekend.

I went on a nice ride through the back roads this evening and then stopped for a bite to eat. The boots are very comfortable on the bike and walking around. The only thing that I have noticed is the toe is much narrower than the work boots that I'm used to, but I'm sure I'll adjust by the end of the week.

I'm a former dirt rider and I love how lite, yet protective these boots are. I'm used to my heavy and well armored A* tech 6's and while I love those in the dirt, I know I'll love the Sidi's on the road. I have had no issue with brake and shifter feel wearing the Sidi boots and I actually have much better control and feel than I did with the work boots.

I wear an 11.5 US shoe and the EUR 45 size fit perfect. Even though I've only had them for a day I am quite pleased with their price, construction, and comfort.

 

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Nice choice. :dblthumb Gear doesn't do any good unless you'll wear it. Glad you found something decent that fits your needs.
 

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Very nice boot, glad you enjoy wearing it. Boots are more important than people realize.
 

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Good street boots, but after wearing through the soles on my vertigos in less then a season, I won't ride Sidis at the track anymore.
 

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To the OP, it's interesting that you wear an 11.5 shoe and a 45 works well for you in the B2's. I just got the chance to try these (as well as the Vertigo's) on for the first time yesterday. I've got two pairs of A* boots, both are a 46, and both fit perfectly. I, too, wear an 11.5 shoe.

Here's the thing...for me, anyway, the Sidi's size 46 was WAY too tight. I couldn't believe it. From everything I'd read, Sidi's run true to size but for me that wasn't the case. I tried a 47 in both on and, what do you know? They fit just like my A*.

BTW, I have a regular width foot. So it's not a case of me having a wide foot or anything.
 

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If anything I have the funky foot size, or just a weird feel for how things fit. For my "skate"/casual shoes and Saucony running shoes I wear a size 12, my dress shoes and work boots I wear a size 11.5, and my hockey skates I wear a size 11. My skates and B2s feel the same, so a bit on the tight side, but not uncomfortable.

I've worn the B2's on a few long rides now plus every day to work and they feel great. I have developed a squeak in the left boot where the highest "rib" is, so I'll figure out something to get rid of that.

**edited to add** I have a cycle gear pretty close to me that stocks A* boots, so I'll see if I can't try some of those on and see how they feel again. I also need to get my dirt boots out of storage, so I'll check on those sizes too.

To the OP, it's interesting that you wear an 11.5 shoe and a 45 works well for you in the B2's. I just got the chance to try these (as well as the Vertigo's) on for the first time yesterday. I've got two pairs of A* boots, both are a 46, and both fit perfectly. I, too, wear an 11.5 shoe.

Here's the thing...for me, anyway, the Sidi's size 46 was WAY too tight. I couldn't believe it. From everything I'd read, Sidi's run true to size but for me that wasn't the case. I tried a 47 in both on and, what do you know? They fit just like my A*.

BTW, I have a regular width foot. So it's not a case of me having a wide foot or anything.
 
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