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Old 08-12-12, 04:27 PM   #1
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New to shoes. How do I figure out what size these SIDI's are?

There are no size markings that I can find. What sort of fit am I to look for in a cycling shoe? Thanks.

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If you can pull out the insoles you can match them to the Sidi sizing chart.

Direct PDF Link:http://www.sidishoestore.com/sidi-shoe-size.pdf
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Look under the tongue, I think my only pair of Sidi shoes had the size on a tag there. Also, look closely at the sole. Lot's of companies stamp the size there. Remember, you're looking for a European size, 42,43,44, etc.
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I like my cycling shoes to fit SNUG. I wear a 10 or 10.5 in most casual and running shoes. My Sidi road and mountain shoes are size 43 which I think is closer to a 9...

I will take a look but I remember seeing the size imprinted permanently somewhere on my sidis. If measuring my 43s would be of any use to you, I would be happy to try and help.
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I don't have a flipping printer right now. Ugh!
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I like my cycling shoes to fit SNUG. I wear a 10 or 10.5 in most casual and running shoes. My Sidi road and mountain shoes are size 43 which I think is closer to a 9...

I will take a look but I remember seeing the size imprinted permanently somewhere on my sidis. If measuring my 43s would be of any use to you, I would be happy to try and help.
Yeah, that may help. If someone were able to print the chart out, I could also give accurate measurements.
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Sometimes it's stamped on the flap that goes under the tongue. Usually very faint and difficult to read. Use a good light and look closely.

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That was hard. Lol. It only showed up with a flash. 44M I guess.

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Cool. It's amazing what a digital camera will pickup with a flash.

Last year, I took a pic of a "mystery" seatpost to see if anyone here could ID it. When I checked the pic online, I noticed a very faint Campy logo. Impossible to see with the naked eye.
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So if I wear size 10 in regular shoes, would these be about right? I've heard of buying a size larger, etc.
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I wear thin running sox with my cycling shoes and like I mentioned earlier, I like them snug. I just checked and all four pairs of trainers I have in rotation right now are size 44/10. My Sidis are 43...

Care to elaborate on your situation? Why not just ride them an see how they feel?
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44 should be about right for size 10. Those bring back some memories. I raced with a pair of those exact shoes for a couple years. Completely wore them out. Very light (at least for the time) and comfortable, at least to my feet. If for some reason they don't fit you, I may be interested in making you an offer (especially if they are slightly too big for you, as I usually were size 10.5 US).
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BTW the "M" stands for mega which means it's a wide shoe.
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I have the same shoes, only in black and yellow. Size 47.
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I like my cycling shoes to fit SNUG. I wear a 10 or 10.5 in most casual and running shoes. My Sidi road and mountain shoes are size 43 which I think is closer to a 9...

I will take a look but I remember seeing the size imprinted permanently somewhere on my sidis. If measuring my 43s would be of any use to you, I would be happy to try and help.
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I buy my cycling shoes slightly tight, and then take out the insoles and soak the outer shoe in a bucket of warm water, then I slip the insole back in and put the shoes on while having dinner and watching the tube or surfing the Internet until they have dried completely. It is important that you don't do a lot of walking or any riding while the shoes are wet though as this will cause too much stress to the outer shoe and you will end up stretching them too much and they will fit to loosely.
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Just try em and see. As long as they're not too tight or too loose (or too worn out), they should be fine for most normal rides. Work your way into longer ones and see if hot spots develop.
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You really have to try them on and see how the fit / feel.....I have shoes from a couple different makers, and not all size "x" fit the same.... My Sidi 44.5 might fit like my Carnac 45, etc.

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They're a little big. About 1/2" from my big toe to the end.
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