Jerseys and Jackets for broad guys

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FOAD
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Jerseys and Jackets for broad guys

Postby FOAD » Sun Aug 23, 2009 16:45 pm

I would describe myself as very broad in the chest (52") and am seriously struggling to get anything that remotely fits me in terms of cycling tops.

I have tried XXL in most brands (Altura, PBK, Endura, Specialised, Adidas to name but a few but none are anywhere near wide enough). Is there any brand that anyone can recommend that do XXXl from a readily available source (Altura do for instance but getting hold of it is another matter).

Many thanks.

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Postby Redjeep! » Sun Aug 23, 2009 20:16 pm

dhb (Wiggles own brand) seem to be the most generous in terms of size and the Italian companies the tightest.

I know that I wear an XL in Sugoi, L in Craft and M in dhb.

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Postby FOAD » Mon Aug 24, 2009 08:48 am

Tired dhb and they are no different to any other make at my end of the size range.

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Postby dbmnk » Mon Aug 24, 2009 14:44 pm

I just received a pearl izumi that I would call an extra-wide fit, def not a fit for me. not much flex in fabric though.

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Postby FOAD » Mon Aug 24, 2009 19:04 pm

which model? someone else also mentioned they were big.

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Postby Monty Dog » Tue Aug 25, 2009 11:05 am

Gore do some big 'Germanic' sizing. You could also look at Craft, again 'built' for Scandinavians
Make mine an Italian, with Campagnolo on the side..

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