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    Sidi Dominator 5

    Anyone know where to find best prices on the Sidi Dominator 5s? I'm looking for the mega width in particular.

    Alternatively, a recommendation for a shoe that fits like a dominator mega.

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    Sidi Dominator 5

    I just ordered some Shimano M162s from Art's Cyclery for $109. The writeup on it says these have an enlarged "toe box". I have wide feet, so I hope they are roomy. Don't know how they compare to the Sidi's.

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    Re: Sidi Dominator 5

    BikeTiresDirect usually has good deals on sidi.

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    I switched from Sidi's a few years ago, best choice I ever made. Went to Northwaves which also have a wider toe box and you can find them reasonably priced unlike the Sidis.

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    Sidi Dominator 5

    Quote Originally Posted by epiphreddy View Post
    I switched from Sidi's a few years ago, best choice I ever made. Went to Northwaves which also have a wider toe box and you can find them reasonably priced unlike the Sidis.
    Great. What size did you wear in Sidis and what size in Northwaves?
    Did you wear Sidi Mega (wide)?
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    Quote Originally Posted by reamer41 View Post
    Great. What size did you wear in Sidis and what size in Northwaves?
    Did you wear Sidi Mega (wide)?
    In the Northwaves you will wear a full size smaller. I wore a 43 in the Sidi and wear a 42 in the Northwaves. The Northwaves use a weird sizing number for some reason.
    The problem I had with the Sidis is that when they got wet (sweat, creek crossing, whatever) they would get very loose and sloppy feeling because they seemed to stretch and would have bad heal lift. I would ratchet them down tighter and then they would be uncomfortable around the ratchet but still not tight to the foot everywhere. The northwaves are some sort of material that does not stretch. They hold to your foot better.
    I did try the mega (wider) Sidis but that still did not do anything about the loose feeling when they got wet.
    If you keep your eyes peeled you can find some great deals on the Northwaves. In fact, if you like white here is a really nice pair at Nashbar for $120 with their 20% coupon right now: Northwave Striker S.B.S. Mountain Shoes - Normal Shipping Ground
    I used Sidi's for over 10 years. I liked them OK, but love the Northwaves!

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    Sidi Dominator 5

    Quote Originally Posted by epiphreddy View Post
    In the Northwaves you will wear a full size smaller. I wore a 43 in the Sidi and wear a 42 in the Northwaves. The Northwaves use a weird sizing number for some reason.
    Thanks!
    That kind of sizing info is really helpful!
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    Also looking to buy the Dominator 5 Mega.

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