How to Determine Size for Cycling Leggings

Leggings can keep you warm for winter cycling. Photo Credit Michael Blann / Digital Vision / Getty Images

Winter does not need to slow down your cycling regime. thick winter clothes tend to get stuck in the crankshaft, but specially insulated leggings cling to the skin for cycling in cold weather without hassle. For a hot effective cyclist leg use, sizing is important. A loose leg warmer can hang on the bike chain, while excessively tight leggings cause discomfort and numbness of the leg. For design right, you need to accurately measure your legs.

Stages 1

Measure your thigh at its thickest point using a tape measure vinyl. flexible vinyl tape measures are available at most craft stores or fabric retailers.

2nd step

Stand barefoot on the ground and measure the distance between the ground and the top of your natural waistline. Cycling leggings generally extend from the ankle to the thigh, near the groin. Although the pad will not extend the full length of the floor to your waist when you wear a “measuring side” standard is used in the design.

Stages 3

Share your actions with the vendor to determine the best solution for your legs. Each leg sizes manufacturer differently, although in most cases the question of general dimensioning are applicable. Leg between 20 and 21 inches around and 43 inches to 42 height, you need a little. A means is best for a thigh 21-22 inches and a side length of from 43 to 44 inches. A large warmer leg is adapted to the legs 22 to 23 inches and about 44-45 inches tall. Dimensions below these ranges are considered extra-small and extra-large sizes are above these ranges.


  • The proper attire for cycling in cold weather is not only important for comfort, it helps prevent hypothermia and frostbite.Always check the weather forecast and dress appropriately before going for long walks in cold weather.


Things you need

  • Vinyl tape measure