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post #21 of 37 Old 11-17-2012, 10:48 PM
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Own Alpinestars Scouts and Tourmaster Sloutions. Scouts are cut wider, more expensive but warmer, waterproof and better protection. No idea if they would work for you.
+1 on the Scouts I have a EEE to F size 11 foot and they are the best fitting boots I own better than my custom made Nick's boots. If I had the money I'd by myself a couple pairs to have around in case they quit making them.


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I can't understand why the OP is so determined to find motorcycle-specific boots. Except for heavily-armored motocross boots there really isn't anything special about most sport-type motorcycle boots. Almost any work boot provides the same amount of protection and grip, and usually more ankle support. The only things you lose are style points.

And if you are riding a 'Strom style isn't your strong suit anyway.

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I have been wearing Wolverine logger boots, but my next pair will be Haix forest fire boots

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tmc...

"H" width indicates 4E and beyond.....

E width...F.....G.....H.

as you said folks that are 2-3 E really dont understand.

My brother and I used to shop for "wide" shoes and tell the sales clerk
"put some laces on the boxes and we will wear them out....."
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tmc...

"H" width indicates 4E and beyond.....

E width...F.....G.....H.

as you said folks that are 2-3 E really dont understand.

My brother and I used to shop for "wide" shoes and tell the sales clerk
"put some laces on the boxes and we will wear them out....."
I was lucky, when growing up, my feet grew in width before the grew in length, as a child, 3E or 4E from Mason, was where all my shoes came from, as I became an adult, my feet got longer but not wider, now, I can get 11EE almost anywhere


maybe the answer for younger peeps is to have elective surgery on yer feet savings $$$$ on shoes over yer lifetime

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Or bring back the archaic Chinese practice of footbinding.

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[QUOTE=MikeB;876928] amoI can't understand why the OP is so determined to find motorcycle-specific boots. Except for heavily-armored motocross boots there really isn't anything special about most sport-type motorcycle boots. Almost any work boot provides the sameunt of protection and grip, and usually more ankle support. The only things you lose are style points.

And if you are riding a 'Strom style isn't your strong suit anyway.[/QUOT I originally stated MC boots or alternative boot. There are some great ideas here and I really wasn't anticipating this much info. I'm tempted to try Alpinestars Scouts but I really hate sending merchandise back that doesn't fit. I think I'll have a better chance with a logging type boot and there have been some great examples here.
Good to find out I'm not the only one with this problem.

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Im interested in a good alternative to wearing boots to work every day. Personally, what I would love is a decent boot that I can just put on over my regular shoes. I know there are some options from: totes, to Noes, to Treds.

Any out there do this or have experience with a particular brand of Overboot?

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I have TCX boots similar to the infinitys. Not sure which one, but they fit my very wide feet just fine.

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Datona Boots - you can get X-wide I have 49 X-Wide (13 4E) I am on my second pair - first one's 150K - 6 years
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