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Arm Warmers for Larger Biceps

Old 10-18-17, 11:29 AM
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Arm Warmers for Larger Biceps

I am a clyde and I have biceps that are 18+ inches around and have trouble finding arm warmers that fit. Anyone have recommendations?
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Leg warmers?
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Leg warmers?
Beat me to it.
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I don't think I have ever seen arm warmers that big. My first thought is to try using legwarmers. Maybe take them to a drycleaners and have them cut off and hem them above the zipper. (I learned of drycleaners as a cycling clothing modification source a couple of years ago. Bought some really excellent jerseys from a local shop on big-time sale, only to learn the zippers lasted about 2 weeks. Bought some local zippers then took the 4 jerseys and zippers to the drycleaner. For about $120 I know have 4 great jerseys. (I paid ~$30 for them initially plus ~$4 a zipper. The workmanship on the zipper replacement is very good.)

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Old 10-18-17, 12:19 PM
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Saran Wrap?
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Old 10-18-17, 12:21 PM
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Leg warmers would work.
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Old 10-18-17, 12:25 PM
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Hummmm... Never even considered leg warmers. I do have some sewing talent in my family, so that is an option.
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Old 10-18-17, 12:27 PM
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At that size you may not need extra clothing in the winter. Seriously, leg warmers sound like a good idea. Wool items may have more stretch than Lycra.
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not leg warmers.

knee warmers.

you may have to take them in w/ a serger, but less likely to have to alter the length (which is where the silicon grippy bands are).

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Tattoo's. No warmers. Warmers are for sissy's which doesn't comport with having big arms.
Get some Tat's, hit the gym and show the guns off with sleeveless TT shirts...even if riding near freezing.
What real men do.
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I have had my own made by cutting off the sleeves of a compression fit shirt that I liked the arm fit on. I stumbled across a shirt at the Reebok outlet, on the clearance rack, that I absolutely love the fit and feel of. They had 2 in my size for $3.00 each. One I wear sometimes as a base layer, the other I had made into arm warmers and a sleeveless base layer shirt.
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Humble brag thread????
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For cheap and semi disposable you can cut the legs off women's tights. Variety of sizes and weights.
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Originally Posted by Alasdair View Post
Hummmm... Never even considered leg warmers. I do have some sewing talent in my family, so that is an option.

If you've got sewers, you could maybe modify the sleeves off a sweatshirt with some elastic to hold them up.
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If you've got sewers, you could maybe modify the sleeves off a sweatshirt with some elastic to hold them up.
Good idea. And if you don't like the result, you can always throw it down the sewer to get rid of the evidence.
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Good idea. And if you don't like the result, you can always throw it down the sewer to get rid of the evidence.

HA! I was trying not to write "seamstress".
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Guns, the biceps shall be referred to as guns. Guns and massive guads. Bang, boom, firepower!
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i stopped lifting when i got into cycling because I couldn't fit into any of the gear. it worked for me.
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My warmers want to slide off my guns. I don't think it's because the biceps are too big. Interesting.
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My warmers want to slide off my guns. I don't think it's because the biceps are too big. Interesting.
Might be the bear fur.
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Originally Posted by nycphotography View Post
not leg warmers.

knee warmers.

you may have to take them in w/ a serger, but less likely to have to alter the length (which is where the silicon grippy bands are).

Jeeze. I guess you're right, technically.

But my "knee" warmers cover half my thighs and half my calves. That's legs to me, baby.
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Try Aero Tech Design (https://www.aerotechdesigns.com) They have a big and tall selection of clothing. My son who is well over 300 lbs and has large biceps was able to fit into their arm warmers very well. Worth a try.
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Duct tape?

Will give you that smooth shaved look too!
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Originally Posted by tnburban View Post
Humble brag thread????
He's in the wrong forum if he wants to brag, even humbly, about his biceps. Here he should be totally ashamed of himself.
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Originally Posted by tnburban View Post
Humble brag thread????
No, I am interested as well. Although today I wouldn't use them. Its 101 today. Feels so festive and autumn like.
But would like to know for those cold mornings ahead.
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