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How to Measure your Hand for the Perfect Motorcycle Glove Fit

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Aug 10, 2012 9:47:00 AM

If you're looking to order motorcycle gloves off the Internet or on another occasion when you cannot try them on, you can measure your hand size to determine what size glove that you are going to need.

The easiest way to measure your hand for an estimated motorcycle glove fit, is with an outline graphic of your hand.

Print the image below and place your right hand as shown on the graphic. Make sure your index finger is against the black line on the left. The measurement to the right side of your hand is your approximate glove size.

Motorcycle Glove Sizing Chart

The second and more accurate way to measure your hand for the ultimate glove fit is to use a dressmakers measuring tape.  It's as simple as wrapping the tape measure around the knuckles of your dominant hand, excluding the thumb.  The measurement should be taken with a closed fist as your hand expands when clenched and will provide you with the most accurate measurement.

Below are the size charts for men & women.

Women's Sizes Men's Sizes
Alpha Glove Size Inches CM Alpha Glove Size Inches CM
x-small 6 15 small 7 18
small 17 medium 7½ - 8 20
medium 7 18 large 8½ - 9 23
large 19 x-large 9½ - 10 25
x-large 8 20 xx-large 10½ - 11 30

It’s best to order gloves in the size you normally wear. Most (but not all) gloves are fairly consistent in size from one brand to another, so if you've purchased a “Large” in the past, then it's a pretty safe bet that you can again order a large.

P.S. We make over 70 styles of gloves and some with free shipping. To learn more about our motorcycle glove styles, visit a local dealer or our online store.
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Topics: Motorcycle Glove Size

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