scored some vintage stars and stripes racing leathers!

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  1. bairdco

    bairdco a guy who makes cool bikes

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    i found these at a swapmeet for $120.

    they're handmade, no labels, no liners, and pads stitched in. the talon zippers date them to early 60's.

    the jacket fits me perfect, but the pants are too big, so they'll go up on the auction block.

    i know a guy who specializes in this stuff and he's gonna come check them out this week.

    from the pictures i sent him and after talking to him, he thinks i can get $750 or more!

    i might be evel knievel again for halloween... :)
     

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  2. MotorBicycleRacing

    MotorBicycleRacing Well-Known Member

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    Maybe dmb can wear the pants?

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  3. Danschutz

    Danschutz New Member

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    Sweet "pick"!
     
  4. 2door

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    Want to borrow my Peter Fonda, Captain America helmet?

    Tom
     
  5. maniac57

    maniac57 Old, Fat, and still faster than you

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    I would have to put them on and jump something.
    Some things simply MUST be done!
     
  6. 2door

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    Ditto: It's really too bad you weren't wearing them when you had your crash. It might have made the evening news.

    Tom
     
  7. MotorBicycleRacing

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    You would not want to do that because the EMT's will cut them off.
     
  8. bairdco

    bairdco a guy who makes cool bikes

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    i actually have a red sparkle "stars and bars" helmet i wear when i'm on the moped. used to belong to the late, great, Johnny Chop.

    found out recently he was an old roommate at my house before he passed.

    r.i.p.
     

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