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Old 03-06-24, 08:50 AM
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I love my raincape, they work "better" with a more upright position, but riding on the hoods with drop bars work also. It will slow you down or speed you up depending on the wind.

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Originally Posted by 2_i
My size is men's 46/S. With my parka spread flat on the floor, the front arm-to-armpit distance is 60 cm. In the back, the top-of-the-shoulder seam-to-seam distance is 42 cm. When wearing a fleece jacket, my dimensions are front armpit-to-armpit 45 cm and breast circumference 104 cm. The parka fits me comfortably, with or without its lining. I ended up hardly ever attaching the lining to the top. It is far more convenient to put them on or take off individually, if both are needed. I hope this helps.
Wow! Thank you so very much, this is exactly the detail I needed. Not all heros wear capes (they wear magic parkas)
Really appreciate you going to the trouble - I think I'll be ok with the mens M then. I'd usually go for womens US10, so hopefully the mens M will be similar going by your measurements. I know that the Italians and French like their slim tailoring!
Can't wait to get mine it looks so good.
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Originally Posted by pipsqueak
I think I'll be ok with the mens M then. I'd usually go for womens US10, so hopefully the mens M will be similar going by your measurements. I know that the Italians and French like their slim tailoring!
Can't wait to get mine it looks so good.
My wife first got the women's version but found the cut too tight for her cyclingóthe design's striving for elegance trumped practicality. She now happily rides in the same men's S size as I. In the meantime, Tucano rebranded that men's version as unisex.
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Originally Posted by 2_i
My wife first got the women's version but found the cut too tight for her cyclingóthe design's striving for elegance trumped practicality. She now happily rides in the same men's S size as I. In the meantime, Tucano rebranded that men's version as unisex.
Oh yeahÖ I used to work for a French fashion label. Beautiful, chic coats but their tailoring was very form fitting. Italian fashion is the same. Molto elegante!
I love me an oversized menís style I can shove a practical jumper underneath If itís not too personal, Iíd love to know your wifeís regular size - Iím sorry I canít pm you as Iím new on the forum! Thanks!
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Originally Posted by pipsqueak
I love me an oversized menís style I can shove a practical jumper underneath If itís not too personal, Iíd love to know your wifeís regular size - Iím sorry I canít pm you as Iím new on the forum! Thanks!
She normally wears US8, but her bust size is 36DD.
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Originally Posted by 2_i
She normally wears US8, but her bust size is 36DD.
Perfect! Thank you!
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