Datona Road Star GTX

Discussion in 'Coffee Shop' started by stormer, May 22, 2011.

  1. stormer

    stormer Registered User Read Only

    Has anyone here got feet like a hobit (me) and tried the standard fit and wide fit boot? Can't find any stockists to try them on so I suppose it will be a German site on-line.:bow:
     
  2. silverfox.xx

    silverfox.xx quocunque jeceris stabit Read Only

    Std Daytona's are a wideish fit.. try Hein G.
     
  3. Rheumatoid

    Rheumatoid B.I.R.D Intellectual Club Sponsor

    they are quite wide. when mine were delivered i didn't know if they had sent me a wide pair by mistake but I can's see any text/code that indicates they are wide. A little too wide for me with thin summer socks but spot on with thicker winter jobs.

    R.
     
  4. marcusfordus

    marcusfordus Registered User Read Only

    Wide

    I'll second that about their width.

    My Roadstar GTX's in a nine are a perfect fit, and that's from someone who always wears a wide pair of 9 1/2 Clarks shoes.


    Comfy all day long with them, and they are still not worn out after 4 years.
     
  5. stormer

    stormer Registered User Read Only

    Excellent just exactly the same as me 9.1/2 wide Clarks....:yo: Will order on line now @tu*
     
  6. stormer

    stormer Registered User Read Only

    Roadstar GTX's arrived and yes the fit on size 43 boot is nice and wide and comfortable in both thick and thin socks MF you were spot on about the Clarke's shoe similarity 'G'width. After struggling with Sidi Black Rain boots for too long I now have a boot that is even more comfortable than my slippers and hopefully more waterproof!8rfl@ Thanks for all the advice lads.:bow:
     
  7. Beardybiker

    Beardybiker Well-Known Member Club Sponsor

    Just got a pair of Daytona mstar gtx nearly new on ebay.
    They are great to give me a bit more leg lenth when moving bike.
    But soles are thick making upchange difficult
    Ive moved gearlever up and down but as splines are wide apart cant find perfect position
    Any ideas please??
     
  8. andybirdless

    andybirdless Moderator Staff Member Moderator Club Sponsor

    Maybe find a way of making the gear lever a bit thicker? Or bending it with heat if you are brave enough.

    Or corrective surgery:eek:

    Might just be a case of getting used to the new boots? I remember feeling a massive difference when switching back and forth between summer boots and the massive courier style boots that I used in winter. Never felt the urge to mess with the lever position though. The courier boots are used for gardening now. In fact I am just about to put them on!!
     
  9. Beardybiker

    Beardybiker Well-Known Member Club Sponsor

    Yes they sure are different
    Feel like skiing boots compared to my old dainese race boots
    The challenges of a tallish seat and shortish legso_O
     
  10. Jaws

    Jaws Corporal CockUp Staff Member

    I had similar probs when I bought a new pair of crosser boots.
    I had the choise of getting shot or getting used to..
    I still have 'em ;)
     
  11. Beardybiker

    Beardybiker Well-Known Member Club Sponsor

    Yep ill give it some time.
    It is good to be able to plant both feet on the road(y)
     
  12. noobie

    noobie Clueless in most things Club Sponsor

  13. Oldandbald

    Oldandbald Old Hand Club Sponsor

    Good decision. Getting shot sounds a bit painful.
     
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  14. Pow-Lo

    Pow-Lo B.I.R.D Legend Club Sponsor

    I bought a pair of Sidi Adventure 2 to ride on the big Panzer couple of weeks ago. Take a bit of getting used to on the gear change because they're a bit thicker than my AlpineStars race boots (which look a bit silly on a GS) but incredibly comfortable. I could walk around in them all day, they're that comfy.
     
  15. andybirdless

    andybirdless Moderator Staff Member Moderator Club Sponsor

    Crikey, they must be absolutely massive!!:eeeeek:
     
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