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How to Measure for a Motorcycle Suit

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One piece motorcycle suits are ideal for protecting yourself whilst out riding. Whether its leather and textile, motorcycle suits 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 suit and how to use this information to order a motorcycle suit with the perfect fit.

Tape measure

How do I know my motorcycle suit size?

The easiest way to know your motorcycle suit size is to carry out a measurement exercise. One-piece motorcycle suit sizes are primarily based around the width / circumference of your chest.Just below the armpits.

Similarly to measuring for a motorcycle jacket, luckily, this is a really simple measurement to take. You can even do it on your own. Although some a little help will go along way.

How to measure for a motorcycle suit

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How to measure for a motorcycle suit

  1. 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.

  2. Wrap the measure around your chest.

    Place one end of the measuring tape / string in the middle of your chest.
    Wrap the tape / string around your chest, under your armpits and round your back. So as to meet back at your starting point.

  3. 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.

  4. Check your measurement against a one-piece motorcycle suit size chart.

    Check the suit manufacturers size chart to learn your true motorcycle suit size.

Motorcycle Suit Size Charts

Now that you’ve learnt how to measure for a motorcycle suit, you’ll need to know how to use one-piece motorcycle suit size charts.

Unless clearly stated by the manufacturer, motorcycle suits sizes are usually as follows:

One-piece motorcycle suit size chart

Chest Circumference
Suit Size (UK)Suit Size (EU)Suit Size (Global)
86 cm to 91 cm36 inch46XX Small
91 cm to 97 cm38 inch48X Small
97 cm to 102 cm40 inch50Small
102 cm to 107 cm42 inch52Medium
107 cm to 112 cm44 inch54Large
112 cm to 117 cm46 inch56X Large
117 cm to 122 cm48 inch58XX Large
122 cm to 127 cm50 inch60XXX Large
127 cm to 132 cm52 inch624X Large
132 cm to 137 cm54 inch645X Large
137 cm to 142 cm56 inch666X Large
142 cm to 147 cm58 inch667X Large
147 cm to 152 cm60 inch708X Large
Standard one-piece motorcycle suit sizes by chest circumference.

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Now you know your size, all you need is an superb motorcycle suit.

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