Ouch! I smashed my metatarsal and got a major hematoma to my calf muscle in cheap riding boots in 2007... pain made me throw up and faint in my full face helmet. Wife was with me on her own bike, I managed to ride the 100kms home and had no problem getting funds approved for better footwear after that. After I posted about 'Plan B' I remember reading somewhere that Sidi stopped making Combats for Aerostich. Sure enough, I found some recent posts on another forum saying just that. Just a long shot, but I set up an account with Aerostich and contacted them re future availability. No reply yet so I'll give them a few more days before I strike the Combats off the short list. I'm still poking around for a Sidi that fits too.