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Good deals on Sidi Genius 4s??(13 posts)

Good deals on Sidi Genius 4s??redtwin
Sep 5, 2002 1:39 PM
In the market for a pair of road shoes and according to size charts only Sidi makes them in my size (49). Performance wants $180, is this the best I can expect to find?.

Thanks.
Shop overseas.fracisco
Sep 5, 2002 2:47 PM
You will need to check with one of the overseas retailers such as www.totalcycling.com or www.xpedia.co.uk. Stock up on tires/tubes to make the shipping worth while.
Shop overseas.redtwin
Sep 5, 2002 5:44 PM
Thanks, I already tried totalcyling and a few other overseas links posted here but they did not list my size. I usually have no reservations buying from overseas, but for shoes which need to fit properly I wouldn't want to deal with the cost of international shipping back and forth until I found the right fit.
try them on locally, confirm size, then buy overseas (nm)Iwannapodiumgirl
Sep 5, 2002 6:49 PM
re: Good deals on Sidi Genius 4s??B2
Sep 5, 2002 7:42 PM
I needed the 1/2 size increment which isn't offered overseas (at least that I could find). So I used the Performance 20% off coupon and bought stateside. Not too bad a deal.

Bryan
re: Good deals on Sidi Genius 4s??Raf1
Sep 7, 2002 10:45 AM
Did the same, G4 with the coupon at Nashbar is hard to beat!
re: Good deals on Sidi Genius 4s??RTC
Sep 6, 2002 5:05 AM
www.zonabici.com S&H is high so, get more stuff.
www.parker-international.co.uk
www.deesidecycles.com

RTC
re: Good deals on Sidi Genius 4s??zooog
Sep 6, 2002 4:06 PM
check the guy on e-bay. Great prices, and has good rep. Some Dumb ass on this site blasted him but everyone says he is the man to go to. Check it out. he is from the UK cannot remember his name. Sells tons of sidi shoes.
re: Good deals on Sidi Genius 4s??redtwin
Sep 6, 2002 9:22 PM
Thanks for the links, their prices are great, but they don't list my size. I guess I could try calling them direct to see if they have it.

I e-mailed the ebay seller "bitz4bikes" but he doesn't currently have any genius4s in my size up for auction.

The 20% off at Performance seems like the best bet right now as they have my size in stock and it should be easier/faster to do exchanges if the first choice doesn't fit. Where or how do I go about getting such a discount?.

I have a good idea of the size I need based on a pair of 49 Sidi motorcycle boots I have, but I don't know the width of their road shoes. I have a "D" width foot and I am not sure if I need the MEGA version of the Genius4. I am new here so I will figure out which forum would be the best to poll Genius owners.

The local bike shop didn't have anything in my size for me to try on, and I don't feel right having them order some, just so I can try on and not buy.

Thanks again.
re: Try 'em for size firstB2
Sep 11, 2002 6:15 AM
I ended up with one size for the Sidi Dominators and another for the Genius 4's.

Bryan
performance coupons....zooog
Sep 7, 2002 3:24 PM
I think they are done for the time being. The one in Outside magazine stopped on 9/1/2002.
use nashbar coupon(nm)Raf1
Sep 7, 2002 6:56 PM
re: Good deals on Sidi Genius 4s??toronto-rider
Sep 13, 2002 9:57 AM
I purchases Sidi Genius 3's last years model from total cycling.com for $70 + 22 shipping. After I ordered the shoes through there website I got an email telling me that they do not have the Sidi 3 in stock but will upgrade me to the 4's for no charge. The regular price for the 4's is $107 plus shipping. IT takes a week to come to the states, great service.