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Old 01-21-07, 02:33 PM   #1
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Shoe Cover Size Question

I am thinking of getting a pair of Performance shoe covers. I am unsure about the sizing. What size fits properly on a Sidi Theta 45 Mega and the Sidi Bullet II 45 Mega?

Or more generally how do the sizes run (ie. does the 11 fit over a size 11 MTB shoe)?
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Old 01-21-07, 03:51 PM   #2
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I bought 2 sizes larger for my road shoes. There is no way it'll fit over any of my MTB shoes.
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From my experience, most shoe covers run small. I'm wearing "large" neoprene booties over my little men's size 7 shoes.
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I have the large Amfib covers, and they can be coaxed over my 44 size mtb shoes. It's a HUGE hassle, but possible. If I had it to do over, I would definitely go a size larger.
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Not sure on the Performance covers, but I use a pair of Sidi Dominator Megas in size 45 and Pearl Izumi Amfib cover in large. They fit perfectly, not too tight, not too loose.




When I was shopping for covers, I brought my shoes in with me and tried on many types and sizes. The PI seemed the best, however I do find I may be using them Left/Right swapped, which isn't a big deal. I find it easier to put on when the zipper is on the inside of my foot.
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If I were to do it over again, I would go with a size larger. The PIs I have (just acquired a few months ago) are falling apart. Every time I put them on, I hear another seam give.
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