What size motorcycle race suit do I need?

Safequip / Racequip Adult American Standard Race Suit Chart

Size Chest (A) Waist (B)
Medium 38-40″ 34-36″
Med. Tall 38-40″ 34-36″
Large 42-44″ 36-38″
XL 46-48″ 40-42″

How should motorcycle leathers fit?

Leathers should be a snug fit. If they are loose things can move around and more to the point if there loose and you’re sliding along and your leg or sleeve rides up you can’t get nasty friction burns.

How tight should racing leathers be?

You want it snug, but not too tight. Not being able to stand all the way up is entirely possible on a suit that still fits properly. Make sure you feel comfortable in a race/tucked position (chances are that things loosen up significantly if you crouch down).

What size swimsuit is a 28?


28 XXS – 25 – 26
30 XS 0/2 26.5 – 27.5
32 S 4/6 28 – 29
34 M 8 29.5 – 30.5

What size is 56 in motorcycle leathers?

Men’s Suit Sizing

Euro USA Waist (cm)
52 42 88-92
54 44 92-96
56 46 96-100
58 48 100-104

How tight should 1 piece leathers be?

Usually one size smaller than the jacket, but you should try it first… it should be tight and not loose, but not too tight that you cannot feel comfy.

Will motorcycle leathers stretch?

Well-known member. leather will stretch and shrink, but mostly wants to retain its original state. If you got a suit made and it didnt fit, getting it longer shorter fatter will always be a comprimse. You can stand it in the shower, steam it, wear it in the pool, it will never be “right” .

Why do you need a racing suit?

Why Do I Need a Racing Suit? The primary purpose of a racing suit is fire protection. In a sport where volatile, combustible liquids and high speeds come together, you need something that ensures protection. Compared to a little flame-retardant fabric, your skin is far more precious.

Why do racing suits have shoulder pads?

To keep the flames out, the suit has tight fitting wrists, ankles and collar, plus the zipper must have a flap covering its full length. Safety also goes as afar as the suit having epaulette loops at the shoulders, to assist marshals in pulling a driver from a car, as was the case with Grosjean’s escape.

How tight should a race suit fit?

The suit should fit tightly around your entire body. It is not uncommon for a properly fitting suit to require two people to get out of. I’m more concerned about how loose it fits around your mid section than how tight it is on your upper body.

What’s the best size for a race suit?

Size Benchmark: Van wears a 54 Euro with a race fit. Fit: Race Fitted cut that adapts to many body types. Ventilation: Good amount of perforation. Size Benchmark: Van wears a 54 Euro with a race fit. Fit: Upright Comfort cut fits many body types.

Do you need a race suit for a motorcycle?

Motorcycle Race Suits are without question one of our specialties. With all of the Racing and Trackday Riding we do here our level of experience with Race Suits is unmatched by any other retailer.

How are motorcycle jackets and pants size determined?

Because most motorcycle jackets and pants are sized based on chest and waist measurements respectively, this approach fixes the first issue, but does so at the cost of excess volume throughout.

Why is it important for a racing suit to fit?

Beyond the ordering process, it is also imperative that your suit fit properly so you can drive or ride comfortably, which equals additional safety. When you are uncomfortable, your concentration falters.