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post #1 of 4 Old 01-29-2014, 04:03 PM Thread Starter
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Track Day suit that fits a beer lover?

I'm six foot, 200 pounds, and have athletic proportions, except for my hard earned beer belly. If I put on a wig I could go as a pregnant lady for Halloween with no padding.

Is there a one piece that is, uh, forgiving in the tummy area? Or should I stick with the two piece?

All the suits I see online look like they are designed and tailored for a 17 year old high school wide reciever's body.

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post #2 of 4 Old 01-29-2014, 04:30 PM
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Vanson. Not cheap, or light, but you can find used ones on Ebay every now and then.
Look at their sizing chart. They can do alterations, so can a lot of other shops, Barnacle Bills, Syed, and so on.
I am on at least my third or fourth and probably my last one.

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post #3 of 4 Old 01-29-2014, 04:59 PM
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Certain companies like Speed Strength address the big-person cut. Also, you can go to a lesser known suit maker like Spartan Leather to have one custom made for not much more than shelf A* or Dainese. Their turn-around time is 6 weeks though..

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I'm 6'2" with the same...err..aaahh build. I got a set of Alpine star leathers with the pants in a 42/58 and the jacket in a 50/60 and they fit like a glove.

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