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I just got my new Cannondale Surpass jersey and bibs. I just tried on the jersey. I know it is supposed to be pretty tight, so should I not worry that it feels like I'm wearing a shirt from the baby gap? My other jersey is looser fitting, but I just can't tell at what point it is too small. I ordered the jersey from the UK, so I don't have a chance to try on a large to see if that fits better.

By the way, I'm about 6'1", 180 lbs. The jersey is a medium, my normal shirts run between large and medium.
 

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scfishy said:
I just got my new Cannondale Surpass jersey and bibs. I just tried on the jersey. I know it is supposed to be pretty tight, so should I not worry that it feels like I'm wearing a shirt from the baby gap? My other jersey is looser fitting, but I just can't tell at what point it is too small. I ordered the jersey from the UK, so I don't have a chance to try on a large to see if that fits better.

By the way, I'm about 6'1", 180 lbs. The jersey is a medium, my normal shirts run between large and medium.
If it feels too small then it's probably too small. I think Cannondale's sizing runs closer to Euro sizing rather than American. We're about the same size (6'-1" 175) and I where a Euro size 4 (Large) and a medium in American sizing. You'd probably be more comfortable with a large.
 

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I tried it on again with the bibs on too (I really like the bibs). The jersey is very snug, but am I correct in thinking it is supposed to be very snug and not baggy so that it is more aerodynamic? It feels tight, but perhaps I just need to get used to that?
 

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IME, C'dale jerseys and jackets run small. I've never tried their shorts.
 

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Too small

I'm not aware of any cycling clothing where a medium would be the right size for someone 6'1" and 180 lb. You're a large, baby! :)
 

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'Dale shorts

I'm 6'2" and 229 lbs (and losing) and I'm just happy to fianlly drop down to a Large sizes. I haven't tried their jersey's or bib's but I am a fan of their shorts. I like that they are a little longer in the leg and their sizing (XL) was/is snug without being tight. I like that! :)
 
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