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Hi just bought my first ZX6R - a 2002 J2 model. Don't get to ride it for another week but am itching to get on it - great to see so many like-minded guys (and girls!) in one place!:cheers

After a car driver kindly allowed me to use the side of his car as a brake recently, I have had to buy all new kit - got everything sorted but could do with a recomendation on the footwear - stupidly havent bothered with specialised boots in the past but after the spill.....................nuff said :banghead

Any thoughts?!

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Welcome.

I really can't help you with footwear. All I can say is buy some proper bike boots and try several different brands and styles on to see what fits best as they are all cut differently.

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Cheers Steve - I have very wide feet so good advice! The choice is quite bewlidering so looks like a day at the local bike gear warehouse - damn!! :devious
 

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Boots really depend on your foot shape mate!
I wreally wanted Alpinestars or Sidi's but found them both painful, Doh! Ended up with a pair of Stylmartin that are ABSLOUTLEY the most comfortable boots i have ever owned. Good protection too.
Doesn't mean they'll be right for you though. Best bet is try as many on as you can and for as long as you can too. It'll be worth it in the end.
 

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All comments very usefull thanks guys - was close to ordering a pair of Sidi but given comments I MUST try them before splashing the wonga - as I say I have feet like tennis raquets so tight fitting might be a problem!!

Bike arrives next week so no doubt more questions will follow!!
 

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Try A*, Sidi, Oxtar and the like, go with what fits/works best for you, they are all excellent quality. Sidi tends to run a bit narrow in the footbed, A* a scosh wider (but still narrower than most casual footwear) and oxtar slightly wider still, at least in my experience.
 

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All comments very usefull thanks guys - was close to ordering a pair of Sidi but given comments I MUST try them before splashing the wonga - as I say I have feet like tennis raquets so tight fitting might be a problem!!

Bike arrives next week so no doubt more questions will follow!!

Stu where abouts in the NW are you based ??
 

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Penketh, just near Warrington - where in Liverpool are you - I lived i south Liverpool for 7 years!
 

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Nowt wrong with that - used to work not far from there in Waterloo. Where do you go riding round by you of a sunny weekend? Stu
 
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