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ctrlsave
Hopefully someone in here can help. Looking for recommendations for race leather pants that would fit a larger person. I'm 6'2“ and wear a 42 x 32 in Levi 501`s. I'm thinking about the Astars Missle Airflow pants but am unsure if "off the shelf" leathers would fit. I do have a Cortech Adrenaline 2 jacket in 2xl that does fit me so maybe the Astars would work. Just looking for your experience in gear for something that is usually slightly bigger in the thigh area. Thanks in advance!

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so1102
There's a company that makes custom race leathers (full suits though, not just pants AFAIK) -- I just cannot recall their name. I think @admin knows...
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ctrlsave
There's a company that makes custom race leathers (full suits though, not just pants AFAIK) -- I just cannot recall their name. I think @admin knows...
I appreciate the help! I may need a full 1 piece in the future. Hoping for pants right now.

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Mr.Puss
Hey there! Not sure if you are dead set on leather; if not I would recommend checking out "Motoport". It isnt leather nor is it cheap but its all custom made and really high end stuff. They claim 5-10 times stonger than leather with a much longer lifespan etc and from the research Ive done it's apparently worth every penny. Their site is packed with info.
 
http://www.motoport.com
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ctrlsave
Hey there! Not sure if you are dead set on leather; if not I would recommend checking out "Motoport". It isnt leather nor is it cheap but its all custom made and really high end stuff. They claim 5-10 times stonger than leather with a much longer lifespan etc and from the research Ive done it's apparently worth every penny. Their site is packed with info.  
http://www.motoport.com
Thanks for the link. The amount of protection offered is pretty amazing. You're right it is on the expensive side but really not horrible considering what you're getting. Unfortunately, I'm a bit too impatient to wait 12 weeks.

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Mr.Puss
Hey there! Not sure if you are dead set on leather; if not I would recommend checking out "Motoport". It isnt leather nor is it cheap but its all custom made and really high end stuff. They claim 5-10 times stonger than leather with a much longer lifespan etc and from the research Ive done it's apparently worth every penny. Their site is packed with info.  
http://www.motoport.com
Thanks for the link. The amount of protection offered is pretty amazing. You're right it is on the expensive side but really not horrible considering what you're getting. Unfortunately, I'm a bit too impatient to wait 12 weeks.
No problem at all!  Man, 12 weeks. I have been aching to buy a pair of pants and a jacket, but the low cdn $ makes it about 1G each after customizing. Too rich for this guy at the moment.   Let us know who you decide to go with.
 
 

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pineappleunderthesea
Ever check leatherup website? Decent pricing on their own brand of leather pants (Xelement).

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snowdriftless
Vanson makes custom leather suits but they are pricey. The Aerostich Transit would also be good. If you are concerned about fit these brands would be best suited to tailor to your size.
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ctrlsave
Thanks for the help everyone! I went ahead and ordered the Cortech Apex 2.0 pants and am crossing my fingers that they'll fit. The Motoport and Vanson are both good options for me to look into if these Cortech's don't work. I also saw a pant by Fly Racing called the Apex which is available in some larger sizes. I just don't know much about Fly Racing other than they're more know for motocross gear.
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wingnutted
Dainese makes some of their gear in short / tall sizes. For pants their Delta Pro C2 pants might work

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Cruizin
vanson is the company who makes custom sized leathers and they are really good quality.
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ctrlsave
Received my Cortech Apex 2.0 pants today. In case anyone looks at this thread later looking for tha same information the pants in XXL fit perfectly. I'm also very happy with the quality of these pants.
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