Oxtar TCS EVO boots
Since these suckers are going cheap and I needed new ones, and had been wanting them, its a done deal. They are firm in fit and feel pretty good. My only comparison point is the original Sidi Vertebra's (more below).
The ankle protection was a must for me so these met the criteria. While most of my mileage is on the street I do occasional track days so my boots had to fit both needs. The size 46s in Oxtars equate pretty well to Sidi's 46s. My size ~10.5, 4E foot fits them both well enough to be satisfied. In my Sidi's I put in a toe-section-gel-pad to increase comfort while riding and will probably do the same with these (or an entire-foot gel pad). As with all boots of this type (A* included) there is really no padding for the underside of the foot in the boots so most do something like a gel pad (or so I'm told).
I will try to post some pics with them on my feet after the Thanksgiving holiday.
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