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Jim Corriere

Jim Corriere

Brawley, Ca.

Jim Corriere's Passions

Road Biking

Jim Corriere's Bio

Long distance road cyclist. Training often, six days a week. Constantly upgrading cycling parts and training modes.

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Jim Corriere

Jim Corrierewrote a review of on August 12, 2018

4 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times

After trying on three different shoe styles in a month, I haven't found a pair of shoes that fits my needs exactly. Alas, the Lake CX301 shoes offer me just about enough room for my elongated feet so as to minimize but not eliminate the pains I have been experiencing with my toes with bicycling shoes. The Lake CX301 shoes are by far the widest and roomiest road shoes I have worn thus far. I love the simple BOA design of adjusting the shoes' around my feet. I did remove the inner foot sole to offer my left foot some more room. That was a huge mistake as I road across some broken roads and my toes were bounced around the non cushioned bottom of the shoe and I had the sensation of the tips my toes being hit with a hammer. Leave the sole inserts inside the shoes! These are great shoes; simple and complex at the same time.

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Jim Corrierewrote a review of on August 6, 2018

4 5

Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

I bought these great looking shoes in hopes that they would be a wider fit than the Sidi Mega shoes. Unfortunately, they weren't the panacea that I was looking for. The shoes are wonderfully designed and professionally manufactured but are still narrow. The reason why my feet don't fit well into the shoes is because I have lost the arch in my feet, due to age. I use a heel cup in these shoes to give my feet a lift and decrease the length the toes have into the toebox. If you have a high arch in your feet than these shoes will be wonderful for you. Look for the widest shoes available if the arch in your feet have flattened.

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Jim Corrierewrote a review of on July 27, 2018

5 5

Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

After working with gearhead Matt Conn he suggested to try these Bravo Gel gloves. I am really impressed with them! Prior glove purchases resulted in thin and ill fitting pairs but not these. These are full fitting gloves, almost like a bra for your hands! Easy to remove with cool engineered finger loops.

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Jim Corrierewrote a review of on July 26, 2018

4 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times

Nice looking gloves with cool finger loops that help you pull the gloves off, after you snuggly pull them onto your hands! The left hand glove is tighter then the right hand glove and is a little painful in the thumb grip area. I didn't feel like sending back a second pair of gloves so I'm hoping that these gloves will stretch a little so as to fit better.

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Jim Corrierewrote a review of on July 17, 2018

5 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times

I had high expectations that my feet would fit more comfortably in these almost $400 shoes. But, alas, that was not the case. As one ages, one looses the arch in their feet, consequently lengthening the foot. I purchased a 1/2 size bigger than what my foot measured, hoping that my toes on my left foot would not rub into the toe box. The shoes just aren't that wide, even though they are advertised as an EE/EEE when one buys the Mega style. The shoes are incredibly well engineered and manufactured to offer the most comfort and performance possible. It's just my feet are now different then they were just two years. ago. I love the adjusting system on the shoes; really pro looking! Sidi doesn't recommend replacing their sole inserts but my toes were getting numb while riding with theirs so I purchased a pair of gel inserts and installed them into the shoes, preventing my toes from becoming LESS numb. Have your feet measured on a Brannock Device before purchasing these shoes so that you will know exactly your size and then convert that size in a European fit.

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Jim Corrierewrote a review of on July 4, 2018

5 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times

I bought these shoes as I have been a Sidi fan for over a decade and I really like their shoes' performances. I had purchased a pair of Sidi Ergo 4 46.5 Mega shoe in hopes that that width would alleviate the rubbing of the tip of my second to the last toe to the top of the toe box. The Mega width, EE/EEE is plenty wide for flattened feet. Now, as I use this newer size, I have some pain in the second to the pinky toe but it's not from rubbing the toe box; it's from the toe gripping the bottom of the stiff sole. I am going to resolve my unique problem and I still highly recommend Sidi Mega width shoes.

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Jim Corrierewrote a review of on November 9, 2016

4 5

Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

This face warmer keeps a great deal of the cool air away from the mouth and the lungs. I like the design that allows it to cover my ears as well. One downside is that the facemask is a little large and a taught fit is not possible. The mask often slips down off the face while riding and I had to lift it up often onto my nose.

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Jim Corrierewrote a review of on November 9, 2016

2 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times

I purchased the front and back lighting system in July and began using it in October of the same year, 2016. A curious event happened: The top rubber cap that is used to turn the light on and off suddenly popped out and I could not reinstall it. Frustrating to say the least. A very bright light with a major design flaw.

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Jim Corrierewrote a review of on September 7, 2016

4 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

Heel cups are easy to install. The screw tends to loosen quickly; check often! Also, the rubber on these cups wears out quickly and the cups need to be replaced often.

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Jim Corrierewrote a review of on July 18, 2016

4 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

The rubber on these caps wear out quickly. Additionally, the tiny screw that is used to attach the caps to the shoes can be worn down quickly and if so, you're in a world of hurt unscrewing it! Pay attention to the wear of that screw and replace these heel caps often!

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Jim Corrierewrote a review of on June 9, 2016

5 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

Easy to install heel cups on the back of Sidi shoes. My only concern is that the tiny screw that is used to attach the cups to the shoes wears down quicker than the rubber cup. If one doesn't notice the screw worn down then one will have to have the screw taken out cautiously so as to not strip the hole where the screw is goes into.

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