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Old 01-08-07, 05:48 PM
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Originally Posted by oldokie
Decided to bite the bullet and order some Sidi shoes but I am stuck on shoe size. I wear a 8 1/2 US and currrently use a Shimano 42 Euro bike shoe. I understand that Sidi shoes run about 1/2 size small but I don't know if that is a 1/2 size off in US or Euro. The Sidi size charts suggest that a 42.5 Euro would line up with my 8 1/2 US size. Currently looking at the Sidi Genius 5 (Carbon too expensive for me).
Can anyone that uses Sidi shoes and normally wears a 8 1/2 US (normal width) shoe tell me what size Sidi works well for them? I am guessing that I need a 42.5 or 43.
PS...before anyone suggests I visit my LBS and try on a pair, no one sells them in my area.
I wear a 10-1/2 EEE and wear a Sidi 45 in the mega width, so for me they don't seem to run small. Based on that I doubt that someone who wears an 8-1/2 would wear a 43. If at all possible try a pair on somewhere before buying.
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