Originally Posted by jaymay75
I'm a 27.5, but I have a really high instep and big calves.
What boots are available today with the highest instep and calf room?
I bought a Tecnica Ten 2 hvl. They fit well in the store, but after 20 at home my feet are numb. I take them off and my insteps are crushed, and I didn't have the instep buckle connected.
Big calves, during extension, push feet forward in the boot, this will make your boots seem too short and most folks will up-size trying to get room for their toes, this will cause their heels to be too far forward and loose.
You will need to find a "boot fitter" (not a "boot seller)" to have the boot shell modified to fit around your calves and instep. The boot shell will need to be flared back at the upper cuff to allow room for your calf muscles
and the instep area modified to fit your instep.
Edited by miketsc - 2/23/16 at 12:58pm