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Primal Wear jerseys true to size?

Old 12-18-18, 11:48 AM
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Primal Wear jerseys true to size?

Does this chart run true to size? thanks, Brian


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Old 12-18-18, 12:50 PM
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It fits me rather well. I am 6'1 and the 4XL fits great around the shoulders and arms but a tad long. Though I like the length of Primal vs Suarez which runs small and shorter.

So I prefer the Primal. It does state 6'2 but at 6'1 it seems a bit long while standing with filled pockets even if I were an inch taller. OK without pockets filled.

Everything else fits really well so it is my brand of choice.
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Yes! I do like Primal jerseys too. I wear the 4X I have a large chest/shoulder area and they fit just right IMO. I measure a 52ish chest for reverence and I am just under 6'. I have one at 5X and one at 4X and the 5X is just a bit big but still very wearable and the 4X I think is a great fit.

I like their pockets compared to aerotech and as been stated the length in the back is really good. Areotech is good too but if I had to choose one Primal probably #1 .
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Off topic but where are you finding Primal stuff in larger sizes online? I can find it but usually kind of spendy....
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BTW, another thing I really like about Primal is that the pockets are pretty deep.

I have a new Canari jersey but the pockets are very shallow and suck. I can barely fit a spare tube box in it as far as depth.

Suarez is pretty decent, deep enough but not like Primal.
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Old 12-19-18, 12:49 PM
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How is the length? DH is big, but short. Most of his weight is around the middle. The XXL size seems right, except I don't want it to come down to his knees. (He's only about 5'6").
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44" chest, 36" waist, 5'10", 185 lbs, short waist and long legged and the XL fits me perfectly. I also have a 2XL that I use as a mtb jersey because it's nice and loose.
I will add that my team bibs did come un-threaded at the seems where the pad is sewn onto the seat of the shorts extremely prematurely. I should have sent them back and asked for them to re-sew them or replace them but they were a custom design and I never got around to it. Love the jerseys.
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Originally Posted by NomarsGirl View Post
How is the length? DH is big, but short. Most of his weight is around the middle. The XXL size seems right, except I don't want it to come down to his knees. (He's only about 5'6").
The XXL fit me well when I was north of 250#, but I'm 6'2:. Make sure it's one of their really cool designs that he'll want to wear anyhow.
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Yes, with the caveat that they make several different cuts in each size. Read their website and you will see that some jerseys are a very tapered, close fitting "racing" cut while others are a more relaxed fit. I'm a 230# 5'11" clyde and have a couple of their XXL jerseys from Tour de Cure events and they fit great.
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I have been meaning to try a Primal Wear jersey out of curiousity. I have a 3x Blackbottom jersey, that is very very tight, a 3x Hincapie that is tight, and a 2x Canari that fits tight, but not as tight as the 3x Hincapie. I am losing weight, so I am very interested in what jersies run true to sizing.
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I am 5'9" and north of 250, sometimes over 275. I have been wearing Primal in size 3 XL for a number of years now and they are my go to jerseys. Also, Bontrager Solstice in size 2 XL is a good choice, but frankly, a little loose. If you like a loose, mountain bike type jersey, the Bontrager Solstice is the way to go. The Primal is relaxed fit, but not loose.
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I have two Primal jerseys, one in the race cut and one in the club(?), both in XXL. The club cut fits pretty well, with a bit of room to breath. The race cut is short and a bit tighter than I'd like. I'm 6'
0" and 250+/-5.
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I received some AERO TECH DESIGNS gear from Amazon today. Sizing was good. 3x bib shorts were perfect.
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