Above: Sidi Vertigo Lei Boots. Text: Motonation press release, edited by webBikeWorld.com
Motonation Announces Sidi Boot Warranty
May 20, 2009 – Motonation, the exclusive USA importer for Sidi boots has announced an interesting and first-of-its-kind “expanded warranty” on select models of Sidi boots.
Motonation’s President Bill Berroth said that “Sidi boots are arguably the finest motorcycle boots in the world. As such it is rare when a Sidi boot has a problem out of the box but if there is a defect those are covered by Sidi’s standard 2-year warranty. This new “expanded warranty” expands coverage to include crash damage etc, truly a first for the moto industry!”
The warranty is now available for purchase for $49.99 to customers who buy a pair of Sidi Vortice, Vortice Air, Vertigo, Vertigo Air, Vertigo Rain, Vertigo Lei, Vertigo Mega Gore Tex, Crossfire or Charger boot.
The warranty expands the standard 2-year Sidi warranty from the purchase date to also include crash damage, damage from ripping or tearing if the boot catches on something and even pet damage if a dog chews them up!
The expanded warranty must be purchased within one week of the boot purchase to be valid, and it is non-transferable and it is good for one boot exchange (at Motonation’s option) only.
Motonation said the program (and the standard warranty), does not cover boot replacement because of a decline in appearance due to normal wear and tear or customer neglect.
Soles that have worn out and need replacement or damage that might be caused by the rider not replacing the sole or sole inserts in a timely manner.
Scuff pads on road race boots or damage caused by the rider not replacing the scuff pads in a timely manner.
Replacement off road boot straps that are needed because the straps were lost due to rider neglect.
More details: Motonation said that boots will be repaired or replaced at their option. If they replaces a boot, the old boot becomes the property of Motonation. Motonation will pay the shipping costs back to the customer. Inbound shipping, if any, is the customer’s responsibility or the boots can be dropped off at Motonation.
They also said that the program is subject to change or cancellation at any time, but anyone who purchased a policy will be covered as promised even if the program is discontinued.
Consumers (or dealers on the consumer’s behalf) can find more information and may purchase the Sidi Expanded Warranty by visiting theMotonation website.