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SIDI Armada Gore-Tex Boots

The SIDI Armada Gore Tex Boot is two boots in one! Featuring a wrap-around upper with ankle support beams can be removed to transform the Armada from an adventure boot to a touring boot. Equipped with the world famous Gore Tex highly breathable and waterproof membrane to add a waterproof yet highly breathable barrier between the elements and the rider’s feet. The Gore-Tex membrane breathes more than any other membrane, thus the rider’s feet will stay cooler in warm weather with a Gore Tex equipped boot.

The Armada is lined throughout with a lightweight, perforated, Teflon-treated fabric in order to allow moisture to "breath." This moisture is quickly transferred to the top grain leather outer, which causes it to dry quickly with no mold build up.


  • Top grain leather construction
  • Double stitched in all high stress areas
  • Secure VELCRO® brand closures over full length zipper entry/closure system
  • Dual position zipper closure points to adapt to any calf size
  • An elastic panel adjacent to the entry zipper allows a bind free zip and improved fit
  • Full length inner gaiter
  • Nylon inner sole with removable arch support pad
  • Honeycomb elastic panels above the arch area makes for a very comfortable boot!
  • Exterior high impact heel protection
  • External and internal anti twist ankle protection
  • Internal toe protection
  • Cambrelle lining 
  • High grip toe shift-brake pad
  • Padded shin plates
  • Double stitched in all high stress areas
  • Stitched non-slip lug type sole
  • Reflective points above the heel

Mens and Womens Footwear

Footwear Conversion
EURO  US Mens US Womens
36 3-3.5 4.5-5
37 4-4.5 5.5-6
38 5-5.5 6.5-7
39 5.5-6 7-7.5
40 6.5-7 8-8.5
41 7-7.5 8.5-9
42 8-8.5 9.5-10
43 9-9.5 10.5-11
44 9.5-10 11-11.5
45 10.5-11 12-12.5
46 11-11.5 12.5-13
47 12-12.5
48 13-13.5
49 14
50 15

Sizing information is provided by the manufacturer and does not guarantee a perfect fit.

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Product Style RevZilla Item # Manufacturer Product # Availability
Black / 7.5/41 864529 SIT-ARG-BKBK-41 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black / 8.5/42 864530 SIT-ARG-BKBK-42 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black / 9.5/43 864531 SIT-ARG-BKBK-43 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black / 10/44 864532 SIT-ARG-BKBK-44 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black / 11/45 864533 SIT-ARG-BKBK-45 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black / 11.5/46 864534 SIT-ARG-BKBK-46 Available: Requires 2-4 business days lead time prior to shipment.
Black / 12.5/47 864535 SIT-ARG-BKBK-47 Available: Requires 2-4 business days lead time prior to shipment.
Black / 13/48 864536 SIT-ARG-BKBK-48 Available: Requires 2-4 business days lead time prior to shipment.


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SIDI Armada Gore-Tex Boots 4.7 5 18 18
Great looking boot. Broke down and bought this boot and I'm glad that I spent the money. After my first 200 mile ride wearing them I was happy with my purchase. Took a little getting used to when shifting because the toe box was different from what I was used too. I ended up taking off the shin protectors for a better fit under my jeans. Great boot that you can wear with your clothing going out to diner or in the store and not feel out of place. Revzilla offered free shipping and they arrived fast. Very happy with purchase and look forward to years of use with this quality boot. November 16, 2015
Great Style, Protection & Gore-Tex Sidi Armada Gore-Tex Boots; Size 9.5 US/43 EUR. Boots proved to be the most difficult decision by far which I’ll describe further below. The fit, specifically, was the biggest struggle. In fact, despite my extensive research, speaking with RevZilla and comparing the many various shoes I have to gauge an estimate, I ordered 8.5/42 initially based on all the information available which was too small and I had to send them back for a 43. Worth mention, the exchange was extremely easy and positive, just as Anthony describes in the video reviews. However, something to consider, I strongly recommend that to get a ‘true size’ all comparisons and estimates be based on measures captured with a Ralyn or Brannock device. That’s the funny looking metal thing that we all played with in the shoe stores that offers both a valid length and width measure of the foot. This would take all the nebulous guessing and disparity out, even among the EUR sizes listed by the various boot producers. RevZilla then need not worry about each individual company’s sizing difference/charts to make estimates. Then you could offer all products a comparison to the easily obtained, real ‘true to size’ measure. Until then, I’ll offer that I wear 9.5US in Asics running shoe, 9.5US in New Balance runners, and 10US in Vans skate shoes. The 43 Sidi Armada fit me fine. My Ralyn/Brannock measure reflects 9.5US with C/D width. Now, on to function… I researched every road worthy boot on RevZilla’s site (no, really). Then I defined my requirements in priority order; Gore-Tex (I hate wet, cold feet), solid protection, reliable/longevity, aesthetic appearance, replaceable sole/parts, and the myriad customer reviews. These Sidi’s have a nice lug sole with good functionality and solid protection. My suggestions for improvement are twofold. First, as Anthony points out in his review, I agree fully that the shin protector should absolutely be hard TPU. The heel cup, toe, sole, and vertical support is fantastic, but break-in time is required. These things are not the best for walking in the park, but they also don’t squeak either (at least not yet). I am skeptical though concerning the longevity of the vertical supports. When you bend and flex, the stress points are visible just about where the vertical mounting fasteners are affixed on each side. However, should this fail at some point in the future, it can be removed, although I personally want the added thickness for protection especially with no shin TPU. Zips work great, providing easy access. And, although, not yet tested in a rain shower, I got fairly wet in the dense morning dew on a 49F ride to work and my feet remained nice and dry! I recommend these boots to those with similar requirements who are willing to shell out the bucks for them. I do however suspect that there are likely other options of comparable quality and function at lesser cost. Time will determine overall value. And as a parting shot, the same tape described in my helmet review of the Scorpion EXO T1200 offers considerable addition to the three visibility dots provided from Sidi as seen in the pics. Safe Riding! October 16, 2015
SIDI Armada 1st 600 mile trip The SIDI Armada Gore Tex Boots performed as advertised. Good comfortable fit. Sized right on, no issues. Comfortable on the bike and walking. October 7, 2015
Excellent boots The fit perfect and do their job. Excellent fit, but you need a good pants July 6, 2015
Love this boot! I have been wearing this boot for over over a week now and I have to say that I really like it. The zipper makes for easy on/off a lower second zipper detent lets the upper cuff open up a bit more and adds a bit of airflo. I took the upper cuffs off in about 5 minutes. This is the perfect boot if you want something a little more than a standard street boot, but I would go with something a little more beefy if I was going to trail ride. All in all suits my needs perfectly. April 30, 2015
High quality and comfortable Great experience shopping/shipping from Revzilla. Sidi boots are exactly as described in descriptions as well as reviews I've read. The only thing I had to remediate was what several other reviewers noted: There is a little extra room in the heel that makes heel slippage possible. To fix this, I bought Dr Schol heel inserts from Walmart. Now the boots are perfect fitting. February 23, 2015
My second pair of Sidi's These boots fit as advertised, I've previously and still have a pair of Streetburners that I've had for about 6 years and they've never let me down. I wear a 12-13 on regular shoes, ordered a 12.5 US and these fit great so I would say fitment is true to size. I rated bang for the buck and air flow a 4 of 5 since I have yet to ride with them due to the weather. However wearing them around the house for a bit proved the GoreTex was doing it's job in regards to the "ventilation" of the boot. I rated features a 4 of 5 since they don't have a "shifter patch on the boot to keep the shifter from wearing on the toe box of the boot. However I couldn't justify making the jump from these to the adventure model for that feature. December 15, 2014
Like most, did some research and selected the boot for me. SIDI Aramda Like most other reviews: why did I wait so long to buy the SIDI Aramda? Yes, it is narrow. Yes, quality workmanship. Yes, soul is different that what I was used to. Yes, afterbreak in period, fit is pretty darn comfortable. No, waiting for the waterproof test - just haven't had the luck to ride in the rain. Riding in the heat and the boot gets warm, then what doesn't in 90+ temps. The entire process with Revzilla was awesome. Made a phone call to talk to a person. I'd pretty much made up my mind on which boot was going to be purchased. Boots arrived almost as soon as we hung up. Ok, might have been two days, it was fast. Glad I bought them and if they wear out, going to get another pair. July 4, 2014
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SIDI Armada Gore-Tex Boots
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
mike m: quality Sep 21, 2015
Alfredo D: Very comfortable and strong. The feet are kept dry Mar 31, 2015
Joaquin R: "Quality and Price" Mar 31, 2015
Sverre A: They are only $40 more than the Sidi Canyon. They look like some nice boots, and I like the venting in the front and top of the back for warmer weather. They look like they might afford some better protection than the Canyon, which I also ordered to compare the two.
Update: after owning these for several months, I really like them. They are comfortable right out of the box, comfortable to walk in.
Mar 4, 2015
Mohamed H: Was going to buy the On Road's but the "convertibility" of the Armada's hopefully makes them a boot I can use for touring and ADV on my GSA. Feb 28, 2015
Antonio Dirceu C: I need for extremly winter, so my choose was because the Gore tex membrane and i think is too beutifull Jan 7, 2015
Ralunjeno D: Waterproof breathable (Gore-tex), style Dec 2, 2014
rafael m: i need aditional pair of boots beside my BM's and seems this boots have the protection of an enduro style but stilish as the road boots.....a balanced type of boot Oct 14, 2014
Marc Y: Great boots, comfortable, waterproof. Aug 19, 2014
Mack A: I have a Super Tenere and an FJR and these will work great with both bikes. I'll probably leave 'em configured for adv all the time though. Sidi makes sturdy stuff that looks great and performs as advertised. It's a huge convenience to not worry about wet feet when running through rain. Aug 16, 2014
Perry J: Best purchase I've made in a long time. These boots fit perfect and are sooo comfortable. My wife bought a pair for herself. Jul 24, 2014
Richard S: I read many reviews and determined that this boot will give me great protection for my style of riding. It is a Goretex boot and guaranteed to never leak for the life of the boot by REVZILLA and GORTEX! May 10, 2014
jay b: I already have a pair of alpine stars tech 8 boots. i wanted something a little less restricting and more comfortable. May 5, 2014
Richard F: Catch all boot, not to technical but more technical looking than the average touring boot.And gore-tex is a no brainer Mar 30, 2014
Mark R: I want a waterproof boot that will hold up to the rigors of daily commute riding along with some touring and adventure riding. I was torn between this and the Adventure Rain. Picked this one because it is a little smaller and lighter. A compromise no doubt but this one just looks more wearable for me. Mar 9, 2014
Dan H: Did a trip last year in the rain in my SIDI Adventure Rains and feet were soaked the entire 2500 miles, granted the rains do have about 25k miles of some hard riding on them. SIDI makes a great boots just wanted some with Gortex and the price point on these was JUST right. Jan 13, 2014
Max B: convertible feature with gore-tex Dec 5, 2013
A shopper asked: HI there,

Ive got a pair of Vertigo boots that recently fell apart and I'm looking to replace them. I'm looking at these because the fit on the Vertigo's was awesome but i have 2 main concerns.

1) Are these boots re-sole-able? My vertigo's soles came off, I had them repaired and they came off again to the point where I don't think they're repairable anymore. I don't want to risk this happening again given the obvious cost of new boots.

2) How hard is it to "walk around" in these boots? I do alot of touring and don't want to bring additional shoes with me.

Oct 15, 2013
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Brian D: Hi Mike,

While I cant give you a 100% guaranty that they are rebuildable, I will say that the stitched sole is exactly like 3 other pairs of rebuildable custom boots that I have.

The Sidi boots are very comfortable to walk in. I removed the exterior ankle/shin protectors for touring which may add to the comfort. Also adding to the comfort is the high quality leather used, the honey-comb insert and the overall design of the boot for a perfect fit.

I own three other pairs of riding boots from other top brand names. All three will be in the next yard sale.

Oct 15, 2013
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Marc Y: Hi

As to the re-sole-ability I think it could be done, will it be durable, that all depends on the craftmenship.

They are comfortable for short to medium walks (visit a museum, an attraction...) but the soles are too stiff for long walks. This feature of the soles for me is great because I ride off road and they are great for standing on the pegs, my leg fatigue has been reduced by half since I wear these boots.

Hope this can help you.
Oct 15, 2013
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Steve S: Mike,

Have had these boots just 6 months and 6000 miles. They are advertised to be re-soleable and from the look of the construction, I would agree they should be.

I recently was on a three day St. Jude Charity Ride from Peoria to Memphis and back. During the ride we hit about four hours of heavy rain. These boots performed perfectly and kept my feet dry while many of the other riders were complaining of wet feet. Also on this ride I walked around while taking the St. Jude hospital tour. No problems. These boots are heavy when compared to my old road racing style boots, but they provide so much more protection and a sole that helps me grip different parking lot material on my Harley.

I am happy with these boots and like most boots, they actually fit better after getting good and soaked in the rain.

Oct 27, 2013
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Marvin W: 1). Not sure; the pictures may provide a view to help you access being able to replace the soles.
2). This boots are easy to walk around in. They don't squeak. They are so comfortable I wear them as a work boot while chopping fire wood. I stopped bring extra shoes after purchasing the SIDI Armada boots.
Oct 15, 2013
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Tim T: Not sure about the resoling but I am very happy with the boots..they are very easy to walk around in..and with the side supports off they are like standard touring boots. I always wear a 43 and these run true to size.. Oct 15, 2013
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Juan Carlos M: Hi, first question: yes. Sidi offer this service with original parts.

Second question: This boots are very comfortable to wear. I almost forget that I am walking on riding boots. Very happy with it.
Oct 15, 2013
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Dan H: These Guys do a great job. With Sidi brand replacement parts. http://www. resole. com/Sidi-Repair.aspx Dec 20, 2013
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Jonathan D asked: How tall is this boot inside (heel cup to top of the side and/or back) for your boot size? Aug 7, 2013
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John D: First I should tell you that I'm very pleased with the boots. I ordered and returned 7 other brands before I found one I liked. My boot is a size US 10/EUR 44 (I wear a size 11 Nike running shoe and size 10.5 military boot).

Measured on the inside at the rear of the boot from the base of the heel, the boot is 10.5 inches tall. That measurement is the same up the back of the boot, from the welt (point where the sole is attatched to the boot). They are about an inch taller on the shin.

The boots are well vented, but I have not gotten them wet yet. My calves are thin and I have enough room to wear jeans tucked into the boots or over top. VERY easy to get in and out of quickly.
Aug 9, 2013
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David K: Heel cup to top of the side is 11 3/4 inch
Heel cup to top of the back is 10 1/2 inch.
Aug 9, 2013
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Jose T: sorry for the delay. Size 44.
i measured from the middle part of the heel to the top of the boot. Outside measurement 12.25" inside measurement 11.00". The boots give you a good 1.25" lift. Very comfortable. One thing. I purchased a gel heel insert to help out with the transfer of vibrations. Again great boot.
Aug 11, 2013
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Marc Y: Hi

Boot size is 43.
Height back: 10.5"
Height side: 11.5"
Height front: 12"

Very comfortable boot, waterproof.

Aug 10, 2013
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rudy b: size 10 10.5" to back Measuring from inside the boot. Aug 10, 2013
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Jason P: It goes almost half way up your shin. Aug 9, 2013
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Jonathan D: Thank you for your reply. Is there any chance I could trouble you to stick a ruler in the boot heel and post the measurement here (along with the boot size #)? I have extremely long legs for my shoe size, so trying to figure out how far these would actually come up my leg compared to my current boot (i.e., how they'll interfere with my existing shin armor). Aug 9, 2013
Jason P: About 10 1/2" in the back and about 12" at the side. Size 44. Hope this helps. Aug 11, 2013
PHIL D: 10 inches Aug 10, 2013
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Lee M asked: Ok, what are you guys using to clean these? I've had a pair for a year now and am loving them, but they need a good cleaning and maybe polishing, but I'm afraid of clogging up the Gore-Tex. Is saddle soap OK to use? Apr 28, 2014
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Brian K. N: What I use is a high end leather oil and I use a horse brush to put it on . As long as you do not use silicone of any kind you shouldn't seal it in fact I have had gortex shoes and boots for years and I use "water proofer " by sofsole to water proof them without silicone

Brian k. Nelson
Apr 28, 2014
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Edward Z: The gortex is on the inside just wash the leather with any good leather cleaner. Apr 28, 2014
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James K asked: I hope someone can help with this as I'm going to be shipping these boots overseas so the great Revzilla return/exchange policy is really not a viable option (too expensive) in my case. The Armada boots are not available here in Japan so I have no way to try these on.

I want to purchase a pair of the Sidi Armada Gortex boots, but am quite concerned about the sizing. The sizing chart here provides little help as my foot is typically size 10 US/44 or 44.5 EU.

I currently have a pair of A* Toucan Boots in size EU 44.5/ US 10, and they fit me great, I've also owned a few pairs (in different styles) of TCX boots in size EU 44/US10 and they fit well.

However, after having tried some version of a Sidi touring boot, a race boot and Sidi Adventure boot, it is clear that the Sidi size EU 44 is too small for me, with my big toe touching/pushing up against the toe cup and the width being a bit tight (but this would stretch in a leather boot). I was able to try the touring boot in the Sidi size EU 45 EU/US 11 and that felt ok in the width and a little bit of space in the toe area.

My concern is that having spoken with the Revzilla customer service about the Armada boots I was told that these are true to size, however, 3 different other Sidi boots I've tried certainly do not appear to be true to size so why would the Armada boots be true to size?

** I'd be grateful to hear from anyone here who is a size EU 44/44.5 / US 10 has tried/owns the Sidi Armada boots and what size in the Sidi Armada is a good fit for you?
Mar 3, 2014
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Dennis C: All I can add is that I wear a size 42/US 9 in my normal hiking boots and ordered a size 42 Armada. Upon receiving them I tried them on and was on the phone setting up a return. Size 43 fit my size 9 foot perfect. Would lean towards ordering the next size up, especially if the other Sidis you've tried are snug. You can always add an insole, but making extra room is not going to work. I am extremely satisfied with these boots, now that I have the correct fit. Mar 7, 2014
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James P: You are correct about SIDI sizing.
I am a true size 10.
I have a pair of SIDI Vertigo boots that are a size 43(91/2) and fit perfectly.
The Armada boots that I purchased are a size 44 and fit my size 10 like they should. I think a 45 would have been too large.
My opinion would be to get the 44.
Mar 7, 2014
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A shopper asked: I normally wear a 9 narrow in a street shoe, but very few MC boots are availablke in a naroow size. I have been told that Sidi Boots run more narrow than others. Comments please. Mar 12, 2013
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RevZilla: Sidi Boots actually tend to run slightly more wide than a standard width MC boot. If you are looking for a Narrow boot, take a look at something from Puma, like the Desmo GTX Boots or perhaps the Dainese TRQ-Tour Gore-Tex Boots. Puma tends to be the most narrow, which might work great for you! Mar 15, 2013
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Cristian C: My real size in normal riding is 12.5 but always buy a little more space for using shocks more thick !!, i buy 13, wihich is the equivalents number in this boot?. Tahks. Apr 16, 2013
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