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    Castelli sizing

    I am looking to get a better quality jersey and shorts. I like the full zipper and I have heard good reviews on Castelli. No LBS carries them so wondered about sizing. I am 6'2 and 178 pounds and waist is 34 ish inseam 34.
    Anybody have thoughts on them and size information, seems large is in order but I have also heard to size up. Help
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    What brand jersey are you wearing now? Compare that size chart to the castelli size chart...usually the chest measurement.

    For me, I usually get Castelli stuff a size larger than normal.
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    XXXXXL ought to be about right.
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    Quote Originally Posted by deacon mark View Post
    I am looking to get a better quality jersey and shorts. I like the full zipper and I have heard good reviews on Castelli. No LBS carries them so wondered about sizing. I am 6'2 and 178 pounds and waist is 34 ish inseam 34.
    Anybody have thoughts on them and size information, seems large is in order but I have also heard to size up. Help
    Large, unless your weight is all around your middle or you expect it to fit like an oversized t-shirt.
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    Large should be good for shorts/bibs. Jerseys really vary depending on the model. I once got a large in thie aero and it might be tight on a normal small size person. The race fit runs at least one size small. The standard fits snug but fairly true if you don't have a large middle so I think large if you are fit and reasonably trim
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    I'm an inch taller and 5 to 10 lbs heavier currently, but weighed same as you a couple years back.

    I like castelli jerseys, and I fall right at the border between L and XL, but I have shoulders, biceps, and pecs that are too tight for a L currently.

    You should be fine in L.

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    I'm 6'2 175 with a 32 waist, Castelli L is really tight through the shoulders, XL is better but loose in the midsection. I would try both.

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    I have the Castelli 'Inferno' bib shorts, and, like other brands, Medium fit fine.
    However, I just got their Volata jersey. Normally I am a medium in cycling jerseys but the fine reviewers on Amazon said order a size up so I did and went large. Glad I did too.

    I'm just a tad under 5-8 and weigh about 157. Inseam about 31-ish.

    Hope that helps.

    BTW I'm very happy with Castelli stuff so far (it is pricy though).

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    i love castelli im 5'9 175 lbs i have bibs in large size but i feel that i could use mediums,, in in the jerseys size i thought i was a large but i switched to medium and i'm glad i did.
    so 5'9 175 lbs Medium in castelli sizing

    plus the castelli bibs feel like they stretch out a bit mainly with the bibs. jerseys also stretch out a bit

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