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I was interested in a tracksuit, to replace my A* jacket and Tour Master mesh pants for my dedicated weekday morning (street) rides around the farmland my way. Also, Summit Point Raceway isn't far away, I'd like to try that if I can get away from work.

Anyway, friend of mine had a one piece Spidi size 42 he let go for $270. (Actually he wanted to give it to me!) Hes had it for over a year, so I figure it is broken in. I wore it for the first time on the bike yesterday, and can't help but get that straight-jacket feeling around my shoulders. Note, I'm 6' 2", 160lbs. Thing is, the cut is perfect for my arms, calves, thighs, stomach, and chest. My torso is about 2-4" too long and shoulders are about 2-4" too wide for the suit.

I know the fitment is supposed to be tight, do any of you guys have the same issue? I worry that if I buy a 44 it will be a bit baggier around my limbs and chest.

Since my bike has the handlebars, that has my arms more apart, and my torso more upright, that may be the problem. Maybe I should take ride a sportier setup and see if it feels more natural.
 

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Try taking a shower in it (minus the soap, of course :p) then going for a ride until it's mostly dry. I realize you said it's already broken in, but it couldn't hurt to try

Hmm, sounds like a good idea...newb question, but does hot or cold make a difference? Also, I thought getting leather wet make it age faster.
 

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I took the recommendation and showered w/ warm water wearing the suit. Seems to have loosened up a smidge.
 

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Also, make sure to wear some sort of suit liner. It makes a huge different in fit.

I agree. I'm just wearing a basic runner/cycling pants and shirt and it really keeps the inside of the suit from sticking, which allows me to move quite a bit better on the bike.
 
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