DCSportbikes.net  
» Help Support .NET!
DCSportbikes Premier Membership for 25$ per year. Discounts! Click here for full information.

Now available in the .NET Shop:



Get your DCSBN Gear!
» Shoutbox
Sorry, only registered users have the ability to use our real-time shoutbox to chat with other members.

Register now, it's free!
» Online Users: 603
4 members and 599 guests
davidcycle, Deep, dubplaya, GRN96WS6
Most users ever online was 4,519, September 2, 2015 at 03:26 AM.
Go Back   DCSportbikes.net > Sportbike Operation > Riding Gear and Apparel

Reply
LinkBack Thread Tools
How do Alpinestar boots size up?
Unread
  (#1)
Firebreathing VTwin
 
Dieder's Avatar
 
Posts: 1,112
Join Date: July 21, 2003
Location: Reno NV
How do Alpinestar boots size up? - May 13, 2008, 12:40 AM

I'm curious how an AlpineStar boot size compares to say a Timberland boot?

I know all shoes and boots fit slightly different. I'm just curious how A*s does.
i have a few of their hoodies in XXL and they fit me like anyother XL does.


Thanks


MARK DIEDERICH
Love the one you've got...
Cause you might get run over, or you might get shot.
  Send a message via AIM to  
Reply With Quote
Unread
  (#2)
Ninja in Training....
 
roadrunner78's Avatar
 
Posts: 1,399
Join Date: June 11, 2007
Location: Virginia
May 13, 2008, 06:34 AM

What is your shoe size? Depending on if you have a narrow foot not......They should be true to size.


- Craig

If you don't know go ask yo momma

'04 R1 aka "The Bastard"
  Send a message via AIM to Send a message via Yahoo to roadrunner78 Send a message via AIM to roadrunner78  
Reply With Quote
Unread
  (#3)
noise
 
static's Avatar
 
Posts: 7,080
Join Date: October 2, 2002
Location: metro
May 13, 2008, 08:20 AM

yes true to size


"Love is love and family is what is around you and who is in your immediate sphere."
  Send a message via AIM to  
Reply With Quote
Unread
  (#4)
NW DC Rider
 
rhouck's Avatar
 
Posts: 437
Join Date: February 24, 2007
Location: Washington, DC
May 13, 2008, 09:40 AM

Not true to size. At least not in my experience. Or rather their conversion chart from Euro to US sizes is fucked up.

I wear a 9.5 to 10 depending on shoe brand.

I bought A* SMX+ in a 44 which is quoted as being a 9.5; this struck me as odd since usually a 43 would be a 9.5 but I figured their US sizing would be accurate and their Euro sizing was the estimate....

I was wrong. The 44 fits like a 10-10.5. I bought a size 43 and it fits more like a 9.5-10 (still a little roomy). They claim their 43 is a size 9 and there is no way in hell it is anywhere near a size 9.

Moral of the story: they're great boots but go off what you would usually wear in euro sizing and IGNORE their US estimates.


-Ryan

2007 Yamaha R6 (race)
2003 Yamaha R6 (sold)
CCS #341
  Send a message via AIM to Send a message via ICQ to rhouck Send a message via AIM to rhouck Send a message via MSN to rhouck  
Reply With Quote
Unread
  (#5)
singin sweet home alabama
 
DvlsAdvc8's Avatar
 
Posts: 4,174
Join Date: March 6, 2006
Location: Huntsville, AL
May 13, 2008, 10:12 AM

I wear a size 9 timberland boot (which are a close fit) and bought a size 43 A* boot. I wish I'd bought a 42, but the extra room isn't horrible.

+1 Ignore their US estimates.


"No race has ever been won in the first corner, but plenty have been lost there."
  MySpace.com Page Send a message via AIM to Send a message via MSN to DvlsAdvc8  
Reply With Quote
Unread
  (#6)
Signed up for Track Days!
 
u8myrice's Avatar
 
Posts: 333
Join Date: August 18, 2007
Location: Fairfax, Virginia
May 14, 2008, 12:50 PM

I have Alpinestars boots and I think it fits a little bit smaller than Timberland.
  Send a message via AIM to  
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
vBulletin Skin developed by: vBStyles.com
All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner. The comments are property of their posters, all the rest 2002-2010 by DCSportbikes.net. DCSportbikes.net is owned by End of Time Studios, LLC.