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I am 5-10, 240lbs muscular with a gut, wide shoulders, big arms and calves.

I can not find any leathers that fit even close - as a starting point for alterations.
1 or 2 piece is fine.
Anyone have any ideas other than custom suit.

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Michael
 
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I've got a similar build (5-10, 250lbs) and I just picked up a 2 pc. Joe Rocket GPX suit. I ordered by suit jacket size and the size 52 suit fits me almost perfectly.
 
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Glad I'm not the only big guy in here,lol. I am wanting to buy a monster but kinda felt like I'd look like a "monkey humpin a football"lol. I'm 5'9 250...wear a 54 jacket with 21" biceps with a 36 inch waist and I can't find anything to fit me either. I really am having the hardest time finding boots.I have 19" calves...everything I try on feels like it will make my toes go numb if I wear 'em too long. I'd hate to have to order custom clothing or skimp on protection.
 

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Vanson off the rack size 52 fits me great.
Any pant will need alterations by a skilled leather shop - calves width and length.

Boots need to be the short style - just over the ankle.
Keep in mind that the leather pants will need to be fitted/altered with rider in boots. This makes for a very bulky lower legs. I had mine cut above the boot and had stirups added to keep the pant leg from creeping up.

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You will look fine on the Monster.
 
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As President of the Fat Ass Riding Troop. Comonly know as FART. I recomend a custom suit from Z custom leathers, Vanson Leathers or Barnicle Bills Custom Leathers. I have a Vanson custome suit. There is nothing like a custom. I have had other suits in the past. But a custom suit lets you move like your riding naked. So you are feeling good and move
great.
You have probably heard about Vanson and Z Custom. But last season I started to see alot of Barnacle Bill suits around. They seem very well made and real heavy duty. And they are much cheaper then the other 2. I just ordered another Vanson. My old suit was cut off me during my last crash. I ordered a 2 piece suit from Vanson with Pro Perf for summer and heated liner for the rest of the time. I work nights. So I ride to work in the 60's and ride home in the low 40's. And this is somethimes in June.

http://www.racingleather.com/home/home.html
http://www.vansonleathers.com
http://www.zcustom.com
 
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