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so what kind of boot can be used on track? can you use a mx/atv boot ?

my fiancee wants to ride with me when on track, i found most of the other gear except boots. she wears 4.5us and can't find sh!# only the mx/atv ones

i want to drink, but only to kill a certain few brain cells and i don't care how many i have to take out to get to them.
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i rode my first couple years on the track in mx boots, if you're used to them they are ok, but new ones are a bitch untill they break in, which can be a long time, you really have little feel in them so it could lead to clumsy shifting/braking
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will she be a rider or passenger? if a passenger the boot type doesnt matter nearly as much since her feet arent doing anything anyways

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so she can wear the high heel boot?

i want to drink, but only to kill a certain few brain cells and i don't care how many i have to take out to get to them.
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i would caution against high heel boots, in case of a get off its something that cound easily snag or hook onto the bike or ground

if you look at the soles of a pair of sidis the heel is stubby and has little to no chance of snagging on anything.
safety is not a fashion show and that what the high heel boots lean towards

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wait, they allow passangers at track days?

do they ever wear skirts?

maybe i DO want to take it to the track!

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in the past stt has at times offered a 2-up session, which is mixed with a novice session

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so what kind of boot can be used on track? can you use a mx/atv boot ?

my fiancee wants to ride with me when on track, i found most of the other gear except boots. she wears 4.5us and can't find sh!# only the mx/atv ones
Good god, that's a small foot... good luck finding much in that size. I'd lend her my sz. 39 (US Womens 8) in a heartbeat, but she'd probably feel like a clown with them on.

Don't have her wear high heels on the track- just protective shoes/low boots that cover her ankle, like if she was going to be riding the motorcycle herself. If she's going to ride more, then you can find some cheap(er) boots for her.
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http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Sidi-...Q5fMerchandise
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Sidi-...Q5fMerchandise
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And whaddya know... for my first search I got good results! Looks like good ole' ChiPerf has some girly boots for sale, and he's local. Go order them!
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isn't 8 kinda big for a chic?

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isn't 8 kinda big for a chic?

I'm 5'7" and 120#, slightly taller and thinner than average. But my foot size is pretty normal.

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isn't 8 kinda big for a chic?
it's size 8 women's, not men's.
and no, that's rather on the normal-small size.

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what about the icon bombshell boot
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Icon-...Q5fMerchandise

we are also getting custom made leathers........ i think this means i'm keeping my bike

and i hope they do the two up this yr also and i wish they would do more

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what about the icon bombshell boot
we are also getting custom made leathers........ i think this means i'm keeping my bike

and i hope they do the two up this yr also and i wish they would do more
Stuck on the high heels thing, huh? Okay- does she really need high heels, or just like being taller?

For street riding as a passenger, it's probably not a big deal. On the track, on the passenger pegs, she might have an issue because you're leaning over more than on the street. It really depends on how she fits on the back of your bike, but I just don't think it's a good idea.

(My perspective is different than hers- I'm not generally a passenger. I've also ridden in high heels, about 3" high, due to poor planning on my part... I dislike it. Some girls can only put one leg down as it is; I think that decreasing the available traction for things like slick ground, gravel, backing the bike up, etc. is a bad idea and could lead to twisted ankles and a sportbike falling on you. So now you see why I don't own those Icons. )

... I hope there are some 2-up sessions as well. I'm curious about being on the track from a passenger perspective. I have a feeling I'll be scared shitless.

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