Motorcycle gloves come a wide range of sizes, and like most clothing products, sizes can vary slightly across manufacturers. In this post you will learn how to measure for motorcycle gloves and how to use this information to order a pair of motorcycle gloves with the perfect fit.
How do I know my glove size?
The easiest way to know your glove size is to carry out a measurement exercise. Motorcycle glove sizes are primarily based around the circumference of your knuckles. Luckily, this is a really simple measurement to take, and you can even do it on your own.
Quick 3 minutes.
How to measure for motorcycle gloves
- Find something to measure your head with.
A flexible tape or tailors measure is ideal for measuring your hand.
Alternatively you can use a piece of string or a shoelace.
- Wrap it around your hand.
Place one end of the measuring tape / string on the knuckle of your little finger.
Wrap the measuring tape / string around the entire circumference of your hand. Overlapping each knuckle so as to meet 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 glove size chart.
Check the glove manufacturers size chart to learn your glove size.
Motorcycle Glove Size Charts
Now that you’ve learnt how to measure for motorcycle gloves, you’ll need to know how to use motorcycle glove size charts.
Unless clearly stated by the manufacturer, motorcycle gloves sizes are usually as follows:
Men’s glove size chart
|18 cm to 19 cm||X Small (7.5)|
|19 cm to 21 cm||Small (8)|
|21 cm to 22 cm||Medium (8.5)|
|22 cm to 23 cm||Large (9)|
|23 cm to 24 cm||X Large (9.5)|
|24cm to 25 cm||XX Large (10)|
|25 cm to 27 cm||XXX Large (10.5)|
|27 cm to 29 cm||XXXX Large (11)|
Women’s glove size chart
|16 cm to 17 cm||XX Small (6.5)|
|17 cm to 18 cm||X Small (7)|
|18 cm to 19 cm||Small (7.5)|
|19 cm to 21 cm||Medium (8)|
|21 cm to 22 cm||Large (8.5)|
|22 cm to 23 cm||X Large (9)|
|23 cm to 24 cm||XX Large (9.5)|
|24cm to 25 cm||XXX Large (10)|
|25 cm to 27 cm||XXXX Large (10.5)|
Kid’s glove size chart
|9 cm to 11 cm||00 yrs (3.5)|
|11 cm to 12 cm||0 yrs (4)|
|12 cm to 13 cm||1 yrs (4.5)|
|14 cm to 15 cm||2 yrs (5)|
|15 cm to 16 cm||4 yrs (6)|
|16 cm to 17 cm||6 yrs (6.5)|
|17 cm to 18 cm||8 yrs (7)|
|18 cm to 19 cm||10yrs (7.5)|
|19 cm to 21 cm||12 yrs (8)|
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