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View Poll Results: Which Track Boots?
Sidi Vertigo Corsas 42 75.00%
Alpinestars Stella S-MX 4 8 14.29%
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post #1 of 21 (permalink) Old 05-31-2006, 04:14 PM Thread Starter
 
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Track Boots

I know I WAAAAAAY over analyze things

BUT on that note, which boots would you chose for a beginner female track rider??? If other, what and why please?

As for pricing, I found the Corsas for $240 and the Stella's for $180
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Vertigo Corsa all the way. $240 is a steal on them, I couldn't even find em that cheap used.

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Vertigo Corsa all the way. $240 is a steal on them, I couldn't even find em that cheap used.
it's only for certain sizes...that's why. Good thing I have small feet

I think all they have left now is size 40 in the corsas and they are completely out of the regular Vertigos

https://www.motonation.com/product.asp?cid=10&scid=22

Edit: Scroll to the bottom of the page to see the Corsas. You have to add them to your cart to see if they have any in stock. If it says in stock, then you're in business...if it says backordered, then they are all out and not ordering any more at that price
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I got Oxtar TCS Sport and I like them.

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Just got my sidi vertigo corses today. Look forward to trying them out at autobahn this weekend.

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great deal on the corsa's that's what i paid for my astars mxplus boots, which are great by the way. you can't really go wrong, although more peeps are wearing Sidi's. +1 on the oxtar's they were my second choice.
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I have Sidi's and love them, but for you I would lean toward a boot made for a woman.
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Alpine star's are Gabage'. They are too thick/stiff and have no feel in the toes for shifting and other foot motion.
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I got Oxtar TCS Sport and I like them.

+1...but have never used them on the track.....great sport-touring boot. I like driving Gasguzzler crazy by walking around the room at 4:30 AM squeaking like an SOB

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I have had 2 pairs of Alpinestars boots. Both of them the soles started to fall off.

Buy the SIDI, you don't get much better of a boot than that.

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Nitro Sports.....Butch got them for me from a local Honda dealer......$95 and comfy as all hell.
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Get the Sidi's. Excellent boot.

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$95 and comfy as all hell.
+1 on the comfy, but they offer very little protection.

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For the track, Sidi's. For the street, any good boot is fine. I have the AStars and the Sidi's. Two words - NO COMPARISON. Buy the Sidi's for the protection if you can afford it. I bought the AStars first time around because I didn't wanna spend the momey on the Sidi's now of course, I have spent the money on both boots... so I guess I spent more in total than buying right the first time. JMHO, good luck on the track.

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For the track, Sidi's. For the street, any good boot is fine. I have the AStars and the Sidi's. Two words - NO COMPARISON. Buy the Sidi's for the protection if you can afford it. I bought the AStars first time around because I didn't wanna spend the momey on the Sidi's now of course, I have spent the money on both boots... so I guess I spent more in total than buying right the first time. JMHO, good luck on the track.
Agreed, I got the Sidi Corsas. And that was a very good point about buying right the first time. I was thinking I'd rather sink in the money up front for quality than keep spending money on replacements.
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SHIT! I bought A stars...oh well. I'd like to have some Sidi's at some point, just not right now. Meech I'm glad that you are thinking everything through. I was the same way, just means that you will get what you want.

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Brit,

Don't get me wrong, the Astars are still good boots. S-MX Plus are great boots. They are the only ones that come close to the Sidi's. Anyhow, if you got Astars, you are set. No worries.

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SMX plus is what I have now.

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Great choice Brit, and the safest thing Astars makes.

Those are SIGNIFICANTLY better than the ones that I have from Astars.

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I think I paid 80 bucks for them new...and not to hijack Meech....but first trackday at JENNINGS on Sunday. Riding a borrowed GSXR 750...should be a good time. My luggage just doubled with bringing all of my track gear.

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