Old School Choppers is a division of Sterlingwear of Boston, Inc., an American manufacturer located in East Boston, Massachusetts that makes quality outerwear including the U.S. Navy peacoat. Started in 1965, this family-owned and operated business, now in its third generation, employs about 250 loyal and dedicated New Englanders. You can check them out at www.sterlingwear.com.
Their highly skilled union workforce applies the same exacting standards as the garments manufactured for the U.S. military to Old School Chopper's motorcycle riding gear; a perfect example of the finest quality construction on the market today.
Larry Fredella, President of Old School Choppers, got his start back in the '70's when he began tinkering with anything mechanical in his spare time. This eventually led to his passion for building custom motorcycles. He applied old school principals of quality, precision, and artistry, with which he was raised, to all of his creations.
Spending most of his time on two wheels, Larry found that the jackets he chose to wear while riding never met his expectations because they lacked the functionality needed when riding. It was always the same thing; the sleeves were too short and drafty, there weren't enough pockets to hold esssentials, or there wasn't enough room to move freely and comfortably, and the wind could be felt through the fabric.
He decided that, having grown up in the family's manufacturing business the next logical step was to return to his roots and begin designing his own motorcycle riding gear.