Sidi Vertigo

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Sidi Vertigo

Post by sparkeh9 » Thu Sep 01, 2011 1:47 pm

Sidi Vertigo boots
Price: around £170

These were more expensive ones than I usually buy, as I seem to ware down cheaper boots quite quickly (soles coming apart etc)

Pros
Very comfy boots
The calf adjustment system is excellent
Replaceable plates (toe sliders etc)
Aesthetically pleasing (imho)

Cons
Incessant squeak unless treated with a squirt of WD40 / silicon etc (this is a well known quirk)
Little in the way of ankle protection
Zip handle broke in around 8 months, this may be due to me being too rough with it.

I'd definitely have another pair, they seem to have lasted more than twice as long as ever other pair of boots I've bought in the past. They survived a SMIDSY with some cosmetic damage, but I'd rather the plastic is grazed than my skin!
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Re: Sidi Vertigo

Post by Jonabonospen » Thu Sep 01, 2011 11:21 pm

Got a pair of these myself and think they are excellent, especially if you have fairly large calves as the adjustment system is great. Definitely would buy another pair if needed.
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Re: Sidi Vertigo

Post by salsarider79 » Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:58 am

+1

I picked mine up second hand, cheap. They have survived two crashes and three winters, have been ridden in all weathers. They are a size too big for me which is fine as I wear an extra pair of thick socks (I get very cold feet) and stay toasty warm. I would totally have another pair.
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Re: Sidi Vertigo

Post by hammer5 » Tue Mar 13, 2012 12:49 pm

I've been looking at these for a few weeks now and was torn between the Vertigo, the Vertebra & the http://www.dainese.com/uk_en/review/pro ... o&limit=50

If i had £300+ i would definately buy the Dainese, these go with my suit but I can't. So for comfort the Vertigo are an amazing boot and like you say the flex adjustment for larger calfs is ideal.. Still, torn between the Vertigo & the Vertebra..

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Re: Sidi Vertigo

Post by Adoozla1 » Thu Sep 20, 2012 7:54 pm

I love these boots in all respects apart from the bloomin squeak!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: Sidi Vertigo

Post by stewslash » Thu Sep 20, 2012 8:26 pm

no squeak on mine but the velcro side tab has come away from the edge of the boot :evil:

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Re: Sidi Vertigo

Post by hammer5 » Sun Sep 23, 2012 6:53 pm

WD40 or rub some Vaseline in.

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Re: Sidi Vertigo

Post by mattycoops43 » Sun Sep 23, 2012 6:59 pm

I just picked up a set of these for £70 on fleabay. hoping they are as good as people say, but thought it was worth a punt for that price.
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Re: Sidi Vertigo

Post by megawatt » Sun Sep 23, 2012 7:24 pm

Never had any squeeks outta my Sidis? Got some size 9 red/back ones for sale if any interest? :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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