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    What Jacket Are You Wearing Today?

    Board racer breaking in nicely. My wife laughs at me for wearing it more often than any reasonable person should wear a jacket.
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    What Jacket Are You Wearing Today?

    Thanks! It’s actually the blackened brown Vicenza. The lighting wasn’t the best.
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    What Jacket Are You Wearing Today?

    I had a lot of help. For everyone reading this, AerGuitar has spent the last couple weeks serving as my leather jacket consultant. Incredibly friendly and generous with his time. Thanks again!
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    What Jacket Are You Wearing Today?

    First leather jacket. Stock Board Racers from Thurston Bros. Pictures taken within 5 minutes of opening the box. Fit feels good. Keeper?
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    Analysis of Aero Board Racer tag sizes

    If only we had some data to show it ;)
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    Analysis of Aero Board Racer tag sizes

    I wouldn’t necessarily call that a wrinkle—that’s actually kind of the point, in my mind. People are ordering the same model and specifying modifications to certain sizes, which get labeled still as the same tag size, and then get resold. I’m not suggesting that we can use this information in a...
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    Analysis of Aero Board Racer tag sizes

    Nope, I haven’t seen an aero spec sheet. But I am generally aware of how custom ordering from TB works and how those jackets wind up as stock on their site. Happy to learn about aero spec sheets if you want to share and thinks it adds value to the discussion. Also, you seem to be suggesting...
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    Analysis of Aero Board Racer tag sizes

    Sure, that could limit the generalizability. Aspects of the sample may reflect all the board racers out there (e.g., those not made [edit—ordered, I should have said] by TB). But that being said, while TB gives Aero their desired measurements, the tag is determined by the Aero craftsman when it...
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    Analysis of Aero Board Racer tag sizes

    All fair points. I agree that this information can't really be used as a means of predicting what your jacket would look like if you were order a new one from Aero. As you pointed out, these jackets were made to specific measurements instead of a reference pattern (e.g., the "official" RMC...
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    Analysis of Aero Board Racer tag sizes

    Hello everyone. For your consideration: my submission to the New England Journal of Leather Jackets. Title: Analysis of Aero Board Racer Tag Sizes Background: I'm new to buying leather jackets and I'm considering buying an Aero board racer. I noticed that there seemed to be a fair amount of...

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