Author Topic: Making an Aerostich R-3 Riderís Sui  (Read 432 times)

Offline steven c

  • Gaggle Hero
  • *****
  • *
  • *
  • Posts: 4102
  • Location: Broad Brook CT
Making an Aerostich R-3 Riderís Sui
« on: December 06, 2022, 07:13:43 AM »
 A lot of work goes into making one!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvEL7YS9OQU
« Last Edit: December 06, 2022, 07:10:16 PM by steven c »
2020 V85TT Traveler
74 949 Eldorado


75 Benelli 250
2006 Buell Ulysses
78 Honda XL125

MGNOC 6412

Offline Guzzistajohn

  • Gaggle Hero
  • *****
  • *
  • Posts: 12326
  • Location: Missouri Ozarks
Re: Mamaking an Aerostich R-3 Riderís Sui
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2022, 08:27:30 AM »
I worked in the needle industry for several years as an industrial embroidery machine tech for a Japanese co. named Barudan. It's quite a process to take a roll of fabric off a truck and turn it into a wearable. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wr-GjOowLhY   To think I used to spend 40 hrs. + every week in front of or traveling to one of these bastards  :whip2:
« Last Edit: December 06, 2022, 08:29:58 AM by Guzzistajohn »
ебать Россию!   Not anti social-pro solitude

Offline Dave Swanson

  • Gaggle Hero
  • *****
  • *
  • *
  • *
  • *
  • *
  • Posts: 4028
  • Northern Illinois USA
Re: Mamaking an Aerostich R-3 Riderís Sui
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2022, 08:46:24 AM »
Interesting video!  Thanks for posting.  Great company!  Ordered my R3 last Spring.  I'm very happy with it.

Dave Swanson - Northern IL
1935 GTS
1968 V700
1973 V7 Sport
1974 Eldo
1974 Police Eldo
1977 Convert
1977 Lemans 1.2
1980 T3 California
1993 1000S - Sparklehorse
2004 V11S - Eraldo-ized
2016 Griso SE - Beetle-ized
2021 V7-850 Stone Centenario
2022 V85TT Guardia d'Onore
2023 V100S

MGNOC L-780

Offline Johncolleary

  • Gosling
  • ***
  • *
  • *
  • *
  • *
  • *
  • Posts: 383
  • Location: Loudon Tennessee
Re: Mamaking an Aerostich R-3 Riderís Sui
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2022, 10:52:39 AM »
Very cool thanks for posting. I love my R3
"The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made." �Groucho Marx
2013 Stelvio NTX
2014 Triumph Tiger 800
2001 Suzuki DR400
2023 Kawasaki KLX300

Wildguzzi.com

Re: Mamaking an Aerostich R-3 Riderís Sui
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2022, 10:52:39 AM »

Offline twowheeladdict

  • Gaggle Hero
  • *****
  • Posts: 5947
Re: Mamaking an Aerostich R-3 Riderís Sui
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2022, 11:11:58 AM »
I am fortunate to be of average size because my Olympia one piece riding suit was about 25% the cost of an Aerostich.





2022 Moto Guzzi V85TT Guardia D'onore
2018 V7 III Carbon Dark #0009 of 1921
2018 Road Glide Special
2021 Kawasaki KLX300SM
2017 Suzuki Van Van 200

Offline Stretch

  • Gosling
  • ***
  • Posts: 494
  • Location: Belgrade, Maine
Re: Mamaking an Aerostich R-3 Riderís Sui
« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2022, 03:44:51 PM »
Not cheap, but beautifully designed, and very well made.

I like mine.

                                                 -Stretch
1967? Change Jiang M1M
1978 Yamaha SR500
1987 BMW K75S
2011 Kawasaki KLR650
2011 Triumph Rocket III Touring
2015 Triumph Trophy
2017 Moto Guzzi 1400 California Touring

Offline fotoguzzi

  • Gaggle Hero
  • *****
  • *
  • *
  • *
  • *
  • *
  • Posts: 19891
  • vee git tooh soon oldt und too late wise -my Dad
Re: Making an Aerostich R-3 Riderís Sui
« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2022, 09:42:17 PM »
I just today scored a used R3 in like new condition for $225. For real! Silver or grey with black . Fits me way better than my old ratty crash experienced Roadcrafter.
Color scheme matches my Norge, hope I can get that started before spring🙂
MINNEAPOLIS, MN

Offline Scout63

  • Gaggle Hero
  • *****
  • *
  • *
  • *
  • *
  • Posts: 2590
  • Location: Orleans, MA USA
Re: Making an Aerostich R-3 Riderís Sui
« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2022, 06:56:43 AM »
Very interesting and enjoyable video.  I drove four hours round trip to try on a used Roadcrafter.  It was just too small.  Eventually I bought a Transit in black.  I love it. Given the expertise and equipment needed to build these suits I donít think the prices are out of line. I just wish the Transit were American made like the textile suits.
Ben Zehnder - Orleans, MA USA

Online AJ Huff

  • Gaggle Hero
  • *****
  • *
  • *
  • *
  • *
  • *
  • Posts: 4020
  • Location: College Community IA
Re: Making an Aerostich R-3 Riderís Sui
« Reply #8 on: December 07, 2022, 08:20:31 AM »
I just wish for the price you could get a custom made to order suit or jacket from them.

-AJ
'71 Ambassador
'01 California Special
'05 Road King
MGNOC# L-753

 


Harper's Moto Guzzi : Go Ride, Break Parts, Call me!
Harper's Moto Guzzi. Where we still answer the phone, use the highest quality parts, and also do Transmission, rear drive, and carb rebuilds fast. Call us at 816.697.3411 and get your problems resolved.
http://www.harpermoto.com
Advertise Here