My Sidi Vertigo Corsas need new soles. Still lots of tread, but the spot where I put weight on the foot pegs is severely indented and I doubt I'll make it through the season without it wearing all the way through.
I can order the soles from any Sidi dealer, but they don't repair them so I'm looking for a cobbler who has experience with sportbike boots. I took them to my usual place where I take my dress shoes, but he didn't instill a lot of confidence so I didn't want him experimenting. I'd prefer to take them somewhere where they've done it before.
Last edited by NSRDR; 04-15-2012 at 06:40 PM.
I ordered my replacement soles from here: http://www.ridegear.com
Expect to wait about a month for them, as they probably won't be in stock.. even if it says they are..
I then took the boots to the New West Cobbler.
Two other "quality" shoe repair shops weren't interested in the job.. the New West Cobbler didn't bat an eye and did the job for $21.00. The boots are still holding up well two years later.
Last edited by Jaybo; 04-16-2012 at 08:12 AM.
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Thanks - great tips. I don't normally venture out to New West, but for an $80 savings, I'll definitely check it out.
If you do please report back. Next time I'll go there if they do a good job.
I took my Frank Thomas riding boots to "Marco's Italian Shoe Doctor", #1073 international Village Mall, for new soles and heals. He did a great job, $67.00 plus tax. I recommend him, old school cobbler. Thought he was good value and did an excellent job. If you live in Van or close by, you might want to try him out. Two hour free parking underground with m.c. parking as well.
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