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How to Measure for Motorcycle Gloves

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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.

Tape measure

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.

how to measure for a motorcycle glove

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How to measure for motorcycle gloves

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  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 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

Hand Circumference
Measurement
Glove Size
18 cm to 19 cmX Small (7.5)
19 cm to 21 cmSmall (8)
21 cm to 22 cmMedium (8.5)
22 cm to 23 cmLarge (9)
23 cm to 24 cmX Large (9.5)
24cm to 25 cmXX Large (10)
25 cm to 27 cmXXX Large (10.5)
27 cm to 29 cmXXXX Large (11)
Standard men’s motorcycle glove sizes by hand circumference.

Women’s glove size chart

Hand Circumference
Measurement
Glove Size
16 cm to 17 cmXX Small (6.5)
17 cm to 18 cmX Small (7)
18 cm to 19 cmSmall (7.5)
19 cm to 21 cmMedium (8)
21 cm to 22 cmLarge (8.5)
22 cm to 23 cmX Large (9)
23 cm to 24 cmXX Large (9.5)
24cm to 25 cmXXX Large (10)
25 cm to 27 cmXXXX Large (10.5)
Standard women’s motorcycle glove sizes by hand circumference.

Kid’s glove size chart

Hand Circumference
Measurement
Glove Size
9 cm to 11 cm00 yrs (3.5)
11 cm to 12 cm0 yrs (4)
12 cm to 13 cm1 yrs (4.5)
14 cm to 15 cm2 yrs (5)
15 cm to 16 cm4 yrs (6)
16 cm to 17 cm6 yrs (6.5)
17 cm to 18 cm8 yrs (7)
18 cm to 19 cm10yrs (7.5)
19 cm to 21 cm12 yrs (8)
Standard kid’s motorcycle glove sizes by hand circumference.

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