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Old 03-14-2008, 12:52 PM   #1
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The Sufferings of the Tall Rider

I want some alpinestar leather pants to hook up to my smk leather jacket, but alas am lanky and tall @ 6-3.


How can i get some of these to fit, since most of the leather pants seem to be made for midgets... I also want to be able to zip them together (so i think i have to stick with alpinestars...

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Old 03-14-2008, 12:55 PM   #2
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they make them in regular and tall...you will probably have to special order some. good luck.

(in models Bat and Track, and probably others)
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Old 03-14-2008, 01:12 PM   #3
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Yeah certain Manufacturers make their clothes in Tall giving extra Room in the arms and legs I'm 6'4'' I feel your pain
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Old 03-14-2008, 01:20 PM   #4
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I had a similar situation to. I started with the Alpinestar TZ-1 2pc suit in size 60 euro. I'm 6-1 and 230 lbs BTW. The jacket fit perfect with my wide shoulders, but the pants were too loose. Later on when it got hot, Alpinestar finally came out with the SMX airflo jacket. Which I bought in a size 60 euro, but I bought their Track Pants in size 58 to zip up to it. Fits great that way. Mine are not to short either. It wouldn't matter if the pants were a little short as long as the knee sliders and guards are in the right place. Afterall all these leathers are made to stay tucked inside your boots.
Anyway good luck.
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Old 03-14-2008, 02:31 PM   #5
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I'm 6'3" and 210lbs. My Dainese two-piece gets a little snug in the crotch once it's zipped together, but overall it feels great

I did not know some brands put out Tall and Regular sizes though. Mighta been helpful before I bought them. Overall I'm happy though
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I want some alpinestar leather pants to hook up to my smk leather jacket, but alas am lanky and tall @ 6-3.


How can i get some of these to fit, since most of the leather pants seem to be made for midgets... I also want to be able to zip them together (so i think i have to stick with alpinestars...

Any solutions?
i find Astars to be cut for smaller riders. Same with Dainese.
I also found that Teknic seems a much better fit for larger frame people.
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Old 03-14-2008, 03:23 PM   #7
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frank thomas makes some uk 46 eur56 very roomy , im 6 2 200lbs
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