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Re: Boot Shopping
« Reply #45 on: February 23, 2014, 09:31:01 am »
Basically it's becoming (as we say here in VA) more twits than you can shake a stick at....
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Re: Boot Shopping
« Reply #46 on: February 23, 2014, 09:36:18 am »
Basically it's becoming (as we say here in VA) more twits than you can shake a stick at....

Why would you want to shake a stick at em? Is it like one of those divining rods but it points out twits instead of water?   ???
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Re: Boot Shopping
« Reply #47 on: February 23, 2014, 11:45:10 am »
Exactly..
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Re: Boot Shopping
« Reply #48 on: February 23, 2014, 11:20:05 pm »
Another option is 5.11 or Danner tactical boots.

Here is what I wear when I go full boot: http://www.amazon.com/Danner-Desert-TFX-Hot-Tan/dp/B00131NBWO

Have to be careful with some styles about zippers and snaps in places that can scratch your paintwork, but they do offer decent protection.

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I wear these boots every month for drill they're great to walk around in, but other than ankle support, they're just like tennis shoes as far as protection goes. Im in a light field artillery unit that moves A LOT when we go to the field, and I've kicked a few rocks in the craphole known as yakima training center setting equipment up, and that usually hurts like a mofo. Cant imagine a crash feeling much better.

Still better than the Nike's i normally wear on the bike cause money is tight at the moment ... :( I really want the web goretex, and a pair of good low-cut boots for the summer...
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Re: Boot Shopping
« Reply #49 on: February 23, 2014, 11:39:14 pm »
page 4 of....   boot chat!? 

do you all ride at all
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Re: Boot Shopping
« Reply #50 on: February 24, 2014, 06:45:44 am »
page 4 of....   boot chat!? 

do you all ride at all


Well Steve it is still winter in some locations.  This was what I woke up to 2 weeks ago.



Too iffy to ride the bike to the coast and get stuck, but last week sure was nice at the beach.

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Re: Boot Shopping
« Reply #51 on: February 24, 2014, 09:44:28 am »
I couldn't even get to my bike shed till last week,

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Re: Boot Shopping
« Reply #52 on: February 24, 2014, 07:13:34 pm »
I couldn't even get to my bike shed till last week,


That and the extreme girth and weight of the beast would sink into your yard!!!! Build the garage or barn boy.....it is only money!  :D
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Re: Boot Shopping
« Reply #53 on: February 24, 2014, 10:12:05 pm »
I couldn't even get to my bike shed till last week,

YOu are in much better shape than we......I was in Lancaster this weekend....great saturday with some bikes on the road...only to come home to Muncie Sunday and find that there is still ice the length of the driveway and a 3 foot drift between the house and the back barn. No way the bike is getting through the drift or down the drive. I really believe there is still gravel somewhere underneath all that chit.
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Re: Boot Shopping
« Reply #54 on: February 25, 2014, 04:12:18 pm »

That and the extreme girth and weight of the beast would sink into your yard!!!! Build the garage or barn boy.....it is only money!  :D
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Re: Boot Shopping
« Reply #55 on: March 01, 2014, 08:12:25 am »
Nope, they fit like a well made pair of Italian dress gloves. Order your shoe size  that you normally wear. They come with self wicking stay dry socks and  the outside Kevlar, all nice and thin. I wear them in my Joe Rocket Speedmaster3 vented  track boots which I  could only wear non-thick socks  in already so you should be fine.
I bought mine from here: Free shipping , no tax and they arrived in 3 days
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Let me know how you like them.

Just got these yesterday. Have not been able to test them for waterproofness yet, but I trust the video's. Walked around the house with them on for a good 30-40 minutes while my girlfriend laughed at me.

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Re: Boot Shopping
« Reply #56 on: March 01, 2014, 09:29:06 am »
Just got these yesterday. Have not been able to test them for waterproofness yet, but I trust the video's. Walked around the house with them on for a good 30-40 minutes while my girlfriend laughed at me.

Thanks Mike  :thumbs:



She wasn't laughing at the socks...  ;) ;D

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Re: Boot Shopping
« Reply #57 on: March 01, 2014, 10:34:06 am »
Agreed.   :rotflmao: :rotflmao: :rotflmao: :rotflmao: :rotflmao:
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Re: Boot Shopping
« Reply #58 on: March 02, 2014, 03:31:19 am »
She wasn't laughing at the socks...  ;) ;D


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Re: Boot Shopping
« Reply #59 on: March 02, 2014, 05:50:45 am »

She wasn't laughing at the socks...  ;) ;D

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