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Sidi Genius 4 fit(5 posts)

Sidi Genius 4 fitJL
Apr 29, 2002 5:59 AM
I just bought a pair of Genius 4's. They fit great in the store, but once I put on the cleats (Red Looks) the arch started to feel weird. I took them for a test ride yesterday and played with the arch adjustment a little. My right arch felt some pressure though, sometimes painful if it was too loose. I put in some Dr. Scholl sport insoles (the others just seemed too thin). Should I just keep playing with the straps? Is there something else I should try, or do I just need to get used to them? I don't remember having these problems with my other shoes. It's just wierd that I didn't feel this arch problem without the cleats attached.
re: Sidi Genius 4 fitgarhead
Apr 29, 2002 6:35 AM
I just love mine. I have 2 pairs 1 for winter & heavy socks (45) & one for lighter socks (44). Keep playing with them and I'm sure they'll come around.
Superfeet grey insolesBipedZed
Apr 29, 2002 6:40 AM
I use Superfeet grey insoles in place of the standard Sidi insoles on my Genius 3s and fit and comfort are excellent.
re: Sidi Genius 4 fitJekyll
Apr 29, 2002 6:51 AM
One somewhat odd thing you may want to check. Make sure that the bolts that secure the cleat are not too long and are not protruding into the shoe.
re: I tried this...JL
Apr 29, 2002 7:35 AM
I took my insoles from my old shoes (Performance Primos) and put them in. No pressure/pain just walking around. The insoles from a pair of my sneakers also worked. Funny.

I still have to try them riding, but so far so good.

Thank for the above help and Happy riding.