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Rider Boot Company

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by johnny_flapjack, Apr 21, 2008.

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    Beautiful, @stephenaf2003 !

    Does anybody have an idea about why the number of Ron's offerings are at a decline? I remember a couple years ago there were a LOT of styles on offer, but right now the sale section far outnumbers the main selection, which only has the Dundalk and a variation thereof.
     

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    Part of his restructuring effort in order to focus the brand more. He posted about it on instagram and sent out emails. Here is the post from his website: https://riderboot.com/blogs/news/turning-to-2018
     

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    Thank you! This makes sense now.
     

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    One cool thing about ordering from Ron is a not having to wait 6 months or more for your shoes.
    Natural Shell NST, picked up today, ordered middle of April.
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    I had the privilege of waiting 3 months for a repair, but the factory being located in Italy really expands those timelines. Happy to get these back this week:

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    I'm in for the GTMO. I was saving up money for a Carmina Detroit Derby, but I was about $300 short. Problem solved by the Rider Boot Sale code email.

    Order placed (if I didn't goof up the size). This really seemed like a deal to me.
     

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    I'm probably gonna skip this one but they seem like a great deal to me. I've been super happy with both pairs of Rider boots I've gotten.
     

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    Do they do different widths for GMTO orders? Or is it all D?
     

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    Maybe - from the order page:
    "Want to make a tweak? Need special sizing?
    Send over your questions and ideas to j***@riderboot.com"
    (edited to protect from spam bots email harvesters)

    So I think if you email Jeff he can tell you right away. I have a pair of Riders from one of the early X projects and my daughter has some monkey boots from them that she really likes.
     

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    Just ordered an NST in Calvados, a color I have not seen.
    @stephenaf2003 inspired my decision with the beautiful pair in natty he has posted.

    Sigh. Late September seems like forever.
     

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