On first wear, fit seemed large for given size. Width was good, length just a bit more than expected. First time worn, boots seemed stiff without a lot of flex at instep and top. I wore them with low quarter socks to break them in somewhat before first ride and my calves had some red irritation marks from the tops. After first ride, they are breaking in nicely. Today was the second ride, 6+ hours and I wore socks which extended above the boot tops, no issues with calf irritation, feeling more and more comfortable as worn. Quality seems very good. Very nice materials, very nice stitching, perforations definitely flow air, a must here in GA in August. Light weight...good peg feel...but no cushion. Not a walking boot.