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Looking for information on new boots

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I did a search but didn't fine an answer so I'll ask.
I need to upgrade my boots to something that will keep my feet warm. I do have a pair of heated insoles but I guess my feet have gotten bigger so my boots fit to tight with them in. So what boots does everyone use that ride year round without heated insoles?
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Well, I certainly do not ride year round, however, in the inclement months of early spring and late fall, I have a larger pair of boots in which I can wear Icelandic Wool socks. Boots have to be about two sizes larger than I would normally wear in order to get my feet in them with these socks on. I also wear technical boots like Alpine or Bogotto. Specifically, I like TCX Airtechs the best.
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ducktruck wrote: Fri Jan 08, 2021 10:15 pm So what boots does everyone use that ride year round without heated insoles?
Danner Kinetic which is a 6" boot. This is a law enforcement designed boot, so very comfortable both on and off bike for hours at a time. Since most of my riding is in the heat of the desert, this is a boot that works well with keeping my feet cool(er) - only to a degree.

I tried a dedicated touring boot (a Sidi, I don't exactly recall the model...) a couple of years ago that I had some fitment problems with. They were slightly used; tried 'em, then moved them along to another rider that got use out of them. I would have to actually size myself more accurately before I tried a dedicated touring boot again.

I rarely have issues with feet staying comfortable.
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I use Daytona boots year round. Usually need slightly thicker socks in winter but that's all. They are very expensive but mine are now 22 years old and still working well though clearly they don't look as good as they did.

https://www.fc-moto.de/en/Daytona-Nonstop-GORE-TEX-Boot


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