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Jersey sizing- chest or stomach?

Old 05-28-19, 08:20 PM
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Jersey sizing- chest or stomach?

Simple question, should a jersey be sized for chest, or stomach? I wear bright t shirts when riding now, but it would be nice to have some pockets sometimes, too.
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Go with the larger measurement and reference the chart. If your chest puts you in an XL but your belly puts you in a XXL go with the XXL.
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What size t-shirt do you wear? If you get a "club" jersey, get that size.

Unless it's a Hincapie jersey. The 3X Hincapie that was too small when I wore a 2X in everything else is only snug now that I'm into a XL. I might be able to wear it if I make it down to a size L.

It might be worth a visit to your friendly LBS (or REI) to see if they have something that'll fit you.
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Originally Posted by pdlamb View Post
What size t-shirt do you wear? If you get a "club" jersey, get that size.

Unless it's a Hincapie jersey. The 3X Hincapie that was too small when I wore a 2X in everything else is only snug now that I'm into a XL. I might be able to wear it if I make it down to a size L.

It might be worth a visit to your friendly LBS (or REI) to see if they have something that'll fit you.
I wouldn't generalize, I have a couple 2XL hincapie jerseys that fit me nicely and my usual jersey size is 2xl. I have a couple Castelli 2XL jerseys that won't fit me after I've decomposed for 6 months, but they're climber's jerseys... so the fit varies within a brand depending on the jersey model, which is super freaking awesome for buying jerseys.
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