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Old 05-04-12, 18:28   #11
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///Matt tipped me off to these. Great flow and protection for the price. Way better than my combats Wouldnt recommend for the track but for a street boot, way better than anything in its price range.
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Old 05-05-12, 23:23   #12
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Originally Posted by darkdream View Post
I never understood why some riders will look at any possible alternative to boots.
For me, it's all about my ability to find a boot that fits. I have large calves and I can't find a taller boot that I can actually zip up fully. I've tried several and no go. Not going to do me much good zipped up/fastened half way.

I wear Alpinestars SMX2's and am very happy with them, both for the level of protection they offer for a mid-cut boot and for their overall comfort and fit.
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Old 05-06-12, 00:32   #13
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There are a few dudes on here that have big calfs and found plenty of boots that fit them. Especially the racing boots get pretty wide. My Puma Desmos GTX allow a big calf and so do my v3s
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Old 04-22-14, 20:52   #14
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Well, thought I would give the Cortech Latigo Air RR Boots a shot. Ordered them tonight, and should be here by the weekend, I hope. Although the Alpines held up well enough in my low speed off, I did get the peg in the shin. I can't imagine how bad that would have been if I had been going much faster. Ever since TwoWheeledWonder pointed them out to me at the beginning of this thread, I have been keeping an eye on 'em. Have seen many good reviews on them, so it should be a definite upgrade.
As for the Alpinestars...we have a 300' sandstone mountain in the middle of town that I grew up climbing on as a kid. I'll bet the soles would be pretty good for climbing that.

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Old 04-22-14, 20:57   #15
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I have the waterproof latigos not a single complaint and they ARE waterproof lol

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Old 04-22-14, 22:01   #16
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Edit just realized you were talkin about a diff boot
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