Women's Euro Shoe Sizing (Sidi)

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  1. chimivee

    chimivee New Member

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    My GF is interested in buying some MTB shoes (Women's Sidi Rockets) via mail order, but I haven't been able to find a Sidi sizing chart.

    She's an 8.5 US. Anyone know Euro equivalent? (I'm thinking 40)

    Also, do Sidi's run normal in sizing (narrow/wide/etc)?

    Thanks.
     
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  2. eric_the_red

    eric_the_red New Member

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    Here's a link to shoe size chart from Shimano
    http://bike.shimano.com/Footwear_Pedals/Size_Chart/index.asp

    and I find Sidi shoes to be on the narrow side, at least the mens are.
     
  3. skycat

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    You may want her to have her go to a local store to try on some biking shoes with EU sizes. From what I can tell is EU sizes are fairly consistant compared to US shoe sizes. For example I can wear anywhere from a 5.5-6.5 in US women's sizes (depends on the style), yet 37 in EU sizes always seem to fit no matter what kind of shoe it is.
     
  4. chimivee

    chimivee New Member

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    Thanks... I've looked at that chart, but at least w/ mens, it didn't match up to my normal shoe sizing. I actually have a pair of Shimanos, and according to the chart, I should be a solid 42, but they're too big (41 fits perfect).

    So, is there no designation to between mens and womens in euro?? That shimano chart seems to suggest that.
     
  5. chimivee

    chimivee New Member

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    Hmmmm... Well, I just looked at a couple pairs of her street shoes, both of which are womens 8.5US, but one is 38.5 euro, and the other 40 2/3. Dunno.

    But, you're right, she should probably find some Sidis to try on.
     
  6. Saucy

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    It didn't match up for me either. The chart indicates that 8.5 Women sizes up with 41. I usually wear 8 or 8.5US but all my Euro sized shoes are 39. I just checked all my bike shoes and they are 39. I think 40 is probably about right for a consistent 8.5US. You're better off having your GF try stuff on at the stores but good luck finding Women's versions of SIDI's. If your GF is looking for a narrow fit, I recommend Specialized.
     
  7. adapa

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    I wear a 8.5 wide shoe, a 37 burkenstock, a 40 nahot, a 39 Dansk.
    I could never buy a shoe mail order unless I knew the fit of the shoe. Good luck.:)
     
  8. Jene

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    does anyone know a website that stocks sidi shoes and delivers to the uk.....
    i seem to be having major problems buying shoes.....cos sidi fit me and i need a new tri shoe....or on the other hand...does any1 know of any good womens tri shoes that also come in a size 36 :(
     
  9. gclark8

    gclark8 New Member

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    Sizes: The Specialised Web Page has a drop down box giving all the size comparisons:

    "Womens' Shoe Sizes

    Euro U.S. UK

    36 6 5

    37 7 6

    38 7.5 * 6.5 *

    39 8.5 * 7.5 *

    40 9 8

    41 10 9

    42 10.5 * 9.5 * "
     
  10. Jene

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    but i thought a 36 was a size 3?? *confused*
     
  11. SadieKate

    SadieKate New Member

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    I have worn many different European-sized brands of cycling shoes and absolutely nothing is consistent about the sizing. You must try on a pair. I wear a women's US size 6 and have worn anything from a 36 to a 38.5.

    I currently have Sidi Dominators and Genius. The 38 fits me like a glove and gives me great control and connection with the pedal, but it doesn't give me much "swell" room. During the summer, I have to wear 38.5. I should add that I have somewhat narrow feet with a very high instep.

    Go find a pair somewhere to try on.
     
  12. MtnBikerChk

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    sidis have small toe boxes. I cannot wear them - but if I did, my 7.5-8 foot would wear a 39.5 sidi - hope that helps.
     
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