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Old 07-07-2012, 05:16 PM   #1
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Leather jacket slightly large

im having problems finding a jacket that fits me right, my alpinestar leather is a large, fits my torso almost perfect.
its my biceps and forearm areas that seem overly big. anything smaller leaves my sleeves too short.
i almost feel a little funny wearing it so I wear my other mesh jacket instead.

am I over thinking this or do others have this issue. being tall and skinny doesn't help.
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Old 07-07-2012, 06:35 PM   #2
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I can take in your sleeves... PM me of your considering alteration as your fix.
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Old 07-09-2012, 09:10 PM   #3
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Some manufacturers offer "tall" sizing options. If you don't take Trish up on her offer, you could also look for European fit gear vs. American fit. European fit tends to be directed at leaner riders.
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Old 07-09-2012, 09:27 PM   #4
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Maybe Teknic? I'm 6', 185 lbs with rather skinny arms. My large Teknic jacket fits pretty good.
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Old 07-09-2012, 09:53 PM   #5
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I do believe Teknic is European fit, as is FirstGear. I'm 6'0" and 190. I have a FirstGear XLT that fits very well, but it was on clearance and I believe it was mis-sized. Revzilla.com does a good job reviewing gear and telling you if it's European or American fit.
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Old 07-10-2012, 09:41 AM   #6
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Alpinestars is European fit...
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Old 11-25-2013, 02:05 AM   #7
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or hit the gym a little..
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This thread is from july.


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Seriously, how do people even find these old threads?

It makes sense if it's like a mechanical issue or something that can still be relevant, but this was just a random thread.


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