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Wide boots

Post by Jak* » Sun Apr 09, 2017 7:30 pm

Hi can anyone recommend a brand of off road boots for trail riding that are suitable for someone with wide feet?
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Re: Wide boots

Post by Rich1960 » Sun Apr 09, 2017 7:38 pm

I take a size 9 and have quite wide feet, so bought a 10 - Sidi Charger - and they fit great. I always wear sealskins or similar water proof socks, so they take up some of the space.

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Re: Wide boots

Post by Philiptigerrice » Sun Apr 09, 2017 7:44 pm

https://www.raceleathers.co.uk/forma-ad ... wn-38.html

These are brilliant!

I've worn them green laning - commuting 400 miles to Aberdeen in the rain, general touring - everything - even comfy enough to go pottering about the Dales on foot for a few miles, straight out of the box.

Really well made!

I am a size 11 or 11.5 and generally have to get a 12 - these are superb!

Got mine here:

https://www.raceleathers.co.uk/forma-ad ... wn-38.html
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Re: Wide boots

Post by Mike54 » Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:02 pm

Forma Terra. Adventure bike warehouse sell them. I have wide feet they fit perfectly.

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Re: Wide boots

Post by Teflon Jnr » Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:23 pm

I have fat feet and fat legs lol and the sidi adventure are perfect
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Re: Wide boots

Post by Jak* » Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:31 am

Hi thanks for the replies I guess I need to find a local stockist and try some on.
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Re: Wide boots

Post by Tenere Mart » Tue Apr 11, 2017 10:05 am

I use the carazol Alpinestars that are in the Adventure bike rider mag last month . Impressed good width too , yes formers are great boot aswell . (thumbs)

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Re: Wide boots

Post by Tyrant68 » Tue Apr 11, 2017 10:53 am

Forma Adventures
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You tread on the heels of many, till you come where the ways divide.

And one lies safe in the sunlight, and the other is dreary and wan, Yet you look aslant at the Lone Trail, and the Lone Trail lures you on....

....Bid good-bye to sweetheart, bid goodbye to friend, The Lone Trail, the Lone Trail, follow to the end.

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Re: Wide boots

Post by Jak* » Mon May 01, 2017 6:22 pm

Thanks to all those who recommended Forma Adventures. I have just got back from the Taffy, about 180 miles each way and two days of trail riding and they were still comfortable when I got home, probably the most comfortable boots I have wron apart from Altbergs. They also kept my feet dry.
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Re: Wide boots

Post by viince » Mon May 01, 2017 7:36 pm

I also chose forma (thumbs)
first set of boots I've had that actually were waterproof
just for information
after two months
had a small problem with the seam on the heel
took them back to shop and they sent them to back forma in italy
two weeks later a new set of boot arrived at the shop for me
excellent service from forma (thumbs)

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