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post #1 of 19 Old 02-22-2007, 11:29 PM Thread Starter
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Hard shifting w/new boots

Well, I finally got a pair of riding boots (SIDI corsa's). I haven't actually rode the bike with them on yet but I sat on the bike to see how they felt and boy was it ackward and difficult to shift. Is this something you get used to? How'd it feel the first time you put a pair on and road?

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post #2 of 19 Old 02-22-2007, 11:51 PM
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hard to shift take it to the streets 1st then you will get used to them eventually they become normal.

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I have Sidi's and they were more comfortable than any boot or shoe i had ever used to ride my bike, flexibility should be great what did you wear before you got the corsa's?
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I had the same problem when I got mine. It wasnt hard to shift it was just different. I readjusted my shifter so I could get my boot in a little easier, I like mine low, and all was fine after I got used to them.

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walk around a bit to break them in and then give it a go. my sidi's i love, very comfy.

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are you kidding me? after breaking in some alpinestar 13 dirtbike boots the sidi corsa's are plain heaven to shift with. Yeah its harder than with tennis shoes but the leather is very smooth.

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Yeah its harder than with tennis shoes but the elather is very smooth.
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i was actually thinkin of gettin some icon riding boots bout they seem very big an ackward to try and shift with considering the fact i'm use to wearing reebok classics lol
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Yeah I use flip flops on the track and they shift like butter.....lol j/k You'll get use to it and the Sidi's are IMHO the best boot on the market.
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WHen you first get a new pair they will be stiff and with a bit of wearing them they will break in and you wont want anything else on your foot while riding......Even if it's just goin up the street I always put my race boots on. If i dont then my ankles feel very vulnerable. ITs a good thing to, cuz i lowsided a few weeks back and if it wasnt for my boots I'm sure my foot would be in a cast right now....

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