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    Jersey XXL too small

    Yeah, that's right

    Jersey XXL too small

    Anyone else??

    Is there a bigger size (and I have just lost 15 pounds!!)

    Those Europeans must be mighty small!!

    I also do a lot of weight lifting, and my top is pretty well developed, under the layer of fat

    My wife say it might fit her!!

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    Damn Jerseys! I bought a XL Bianchi Jersey and it didnt fit. At the time i only weighed about 165, i guess they are made for people with smaller shoulders and small arms. Weight lifting and road cycling were always clashing for me so i switched to MTB so i dont have to always wear spandex hehe.

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    European sizes are often very small, especially cycling stuff. It's made for skinny guys like Gilberto Simoni.

    I have the same problem; a lot of women's cycling clothing is made for skinny women with no bosoms, but I'm not exactly a big person- I'd be a medium in most sizes. Hind clothing, for example, is sized VERY small- the largest size (going by their charts) are too small for me. Nothing like that to make one feel like a moose. It's just that some stuff is made very small. Others are better, like MEC- their stuff is made for human beings! European stuff, forget it.
    You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar. That's great...if you want to attract vermin.

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    Take a look at Performance. I've seen some jerseys up to 4x (although I can't remember which ones they were).

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    Denver, I replied in the other thread about the size issue. i wish there was more i could do for you, but that is the largest size from Sugoi...

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    What is your chest measurement Fox?
    I can't ride and Frown!

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    I wear a 2X usually myself and I haven't bought a bike shirt but haven't really looked for one yet. Is an XX for 48-50 or 50-52 inches in a bike shirt?

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    Originally posted by Joe Gardner
    Denver, I replied in the other thread about the size issue. i wish there was more i could do for you, but that is the largest size from Sugoi...
    Well, my wife tried it on, it fits her and she loves it and is going to keep it.

    So, I guess that will be the end of it.

    Normally, a XXL fits me just fine - the Performance or Nashbar are just fine.

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    Originally posted by 1oldRoadie
    What is your chest measurement Fox?
    I don't know, but the Performance and Nashbar 2x's fit just fine - in fact, they are just a bit baggy. I come close to wearing a XL - my "Ride the Rockies" Jersey is an XL, and it almost fits me. I just bought a sleeveless XXL, and it is great or just a bit big.

    I guess it is the European cut.

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    Originally posted by roadie gal
    Take a look at Performance. I've seen some jerseys up to 4x (although I can't remember which ones they were).
    I normally have no problem with a xxl (2x). It is just the cut of these jerseys that is small.

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    Joe, Could you not get a mountain bike jerset designed. They fit larger due to the armour need underneath?

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    Originally posted by wabbit
    European sizes are often very small, especially cycling stuff. It's made for skinny guys like Gilberto Simoni.
    Yup, I noticed this also. I bought a jersey (hey, the maglia rosa, what else!) while @ stage #9 of the Giro @ Caserta, Italy this year. I got an XL, even though I usually wear a L. The XL size is still smaller than all my American made L-sized jerseys!

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    The European women must have small breasts, because my jersey was too small too. It fits my husband, but he doesn't have cantalopes underneath his shirt. I would keep it, but he doesn't wear the jerseys. I am at a loss.....

    By the way, I love the way it looks!!!! Totally cool, but I am sad because it is too tight, unless I leave it unzipped.....

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    Originally posted by Redhed
    The European women must have small breasts, because my jersey was too small too. It fits my husband, but he doesn't have cantalopes underneath his shirt. I would keep it, but he doesn't wear the jerseys. I am at a loss.....

    By the way, I love the way it looks!!!! Totally cool, but I am sad because it is too tight, unless I leave it unzipped.....
    The endowed must suffer. That what you get for quietly grinning when the boys try not to stare.
    I can't ride and Frown!

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    The endowed must suffer
    I've never had a problem with the european shorts. Darn!
    Ride to eat, eat to ride

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    Originally posted by Redhed
    By the way, I love the way it looks!!!! Totally cool, but I am sad because it is too tight, unless I leave it unzipped.....
    I say go unzipped. ... thinking ... yes, go unzipped.

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