Motorcycle jackets, leather and textile, come a wide range of sizes. Like most clothing products, sizes can vary slightly across manufacturers. In this post you will learn how to measure for a motorcycle jacket and how to use this information to order a motorcycle jacket with the perfect fit.
How do I know my jacket size?
The easiest way to know your jacket size is to carry out a measurement exercise. Motorcycle jacket sizes are primarily based around the width / circumference of your chest. Just below the armpits. Luckily, this is a really simple measurement to take, and you can even do it on your own. Although some a little help will go along way.
Quick 3 minutes.
How to measure for a motorcycle jacket
- Find something to measure your chest with.
A flexible tape or tailors measure is ideal for measuring your chest.
Alternatively you can use a piece of string or a shoelace.
- Wrap it around your chest.
Place one end of the measuring tape / string in the middle of your chest.
Lengthen the measuring tape / string. Wrap the tape / string around your chest, under your armpits and round your back. So as to meet back at your starting point.
- Tighten and measure.
Tighten the tape and take up any slack.
Take an accurate measurement.
If your using a piece of string or a shoelace, check the length of the string against a ruler or tape measure.
- Check your measurement against a motorcycle jacket size chart.
Check the jacket manufacturers size chart to learn your true jacket size.
Motorcycle Jacket Size Charts
Now that you’ve learnt how to measure for a motorcycle jacket, you’ll need to know how to use motorcycle jacket size charts.
Unless clearly stated by the manufacturer, motorcycle jacket sizes are usually as follows:
Motorcycle Jackets size chart
|Jacket Size (UK)||Jacket Size (EU)||Jacket Size (Global)|
|86 cm to 91 cm||36 inch||46||XX Small|
|91 cm to 97 cm||38 inch||48||X Small|
|97 cm to 102 cm||40 inch||50||Small|
|102 cm to 107 cm||42 inch||52||Medium|
|107 cm to 112 cm||44 inch||54||Large|
|112 cm to 117 cm||46 inch||56||X Large|
|117 cm to 122 cm||48 inch||58||XX Large|
|122 cm to 127 cm||50 inch||60||XXX Large|
|127 cm to 132 cm||52 inch||62||4X Large|
|132 cm to 137 cm||54 inch||64||5X Large|
|137 cm to 142 cm||56 inch||66||6X Large|
|142 cm to 147 cm||58 inch||68||7X Large|
|147 cm to 152 cm||60 inch||70||8X Large|
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