Finding plus size cycling clothing can be a challenge, not to mention finding women's specific offerings. There is some availability of plus size cycling clothing in the UK, but as you would expect there is far more on offer in the US. To help you out TWC have put together a guide of where and what you can buy when it comes to plus size cycling clothing.
If you are in the market for a plus size cycling jersey we hope there'll be just what you are looking for in the following round up of our top 10 suggestions. We can also help you out when it comes to plus size cycling shorts.
[part title="Terry Touring Jersey Spinning Wheels"]
Terry Touring Jersey Spinning Wheels
This is Terry's best-selling plus size jersey - and with good reason. It features a relaxed elastic-free fit that is designed to flatter along with an eye catching design. Strategically placed mesh inserts, cool of breathable fabric and a deep make it the perfect option for warmer rides.
There are three rear pockets and an additional zipped secure.
Stockist: Minx Girl
[part title="Tenn Outdoors Ladies Sprint Jersey"]
Tenn Outdoors Ladies Sprint Jersey
Tenn Outdoors may not be the most technical brand on the market but they do offer exceptional value for money and cater for a wide range of sizes.
This short sleeve jersey is available up to a size UK18 and is made from a technical fabric that effectively wicks away sweat. Believe it or not the jersey has been manufactured from a process of recycling ground coffee beans into fabric which supposdely has excellent odour control properties and offers UV protection.
The jersey has all of the features you would expect - silicone grippers, three elasticated rear pockets and a side mobile phone holder zipped pocket. In addition to this the logos are all reflective and there is a reflective trim at the base of the pockets.
This jersey is designed to be a loose fit.
Sizes: UK 8-18
Stockist: Tenn Outdoors
[part title="Sloane Jersey Plus"]
Sloane Jersey Plus
The Sloane Jersey Plus is stocked by Team Estrogen in the US who has an incredible offering for the when it comes to plus size cycling clothing. Better still there is a freephone number from the UK to the States so you can discuss sizing prior to ordering. This half-zip jersey not only boasts a pretty design available in two colours, it is also a good performer.
Made from a highly breathable, moisture wicking fabric, the jersy does a good job when it comes to keeping your temperature somewhat regulated and is perfect for summer rides. It offers SPF 30 sun protection and has three rear pockets for storage.
Another good thing about this jersey is the absence of elastic at the hem and arm holes, instead there are 2.5inch arm slits which removes the possibility of the fabric cutting into you.
Stockist: Team Estrogen
[part title="Voler Spot on You're the Artist Jersey"]
Voler Spot on You're the Artist Jersey
If you are looking for a bright, fun jersey, then Voler is the brand for you. Offering a range of designs from Houndstooth to this Polka Dot number is it refreshing to see a brand offering something different when it comes to plus size cycling jerseys.
The jersey itself features a 3/4 length zip and is definitely more of a racing fit so you can expect them to fit quite snugly. The jerseys are made from a technical fabric that is both breathable and wicks away sweat. Elsewhere there are three pockets on the rear of the jersey offering ample room to stash necessities
This jersey is only available in the US. Shipping internationally is possible and Voler generally have a very good returns policy.
[part title="Corinne Dennis Ladies Loose Fit Cycling Top"]
Corinne Dennis Ladies Loose Fit Cycling Top
Corinne Dennis has without doubt the best offering of plus size cycling jerseys if you are looking to buy in the UK. Based in Somerset, the brand offers exceptional service and will work with you to get the fit exactly right.
This loose fit cycling top is available up to a UK20 and features a centre rear pocket and a handy phone pocket at the side.
Made from a comfortable, breathable fabric, the one thing you can expect from this brand is reliability - the jerseys wear really well wash after wash!
Stockist: Corinne Dennis
[part title="The Aalsmeer - Women's Lightweight Full Zip Jersey"]
The Aalsmeer - Women's Lightweight Full Zip Jersey
This may be one of the more expensive jerseys on the list but the price tag is justified. The fabric is jam packed with technical features including a mesh construction that offers exceptional breathability and wicking properties - in a nutshell this number will keep you cool on even the hottest of summer days.
Elsewhere the back features two external pockets while the fit of the jersey is pretty relaxed.
The jersey is only available in the US at present so do be aware of shipping fees and the cost of returning if the fit is not quite right.
Stockist: Road Holland
[part title="Altura Women’s Spot Jersey"]
Altura Women’s Spot Jersey
The pattern and cut make this a flattering choice. As one has become to expect from Altura, this jersey offers great value for money and will be pretty reliable.
Made from a technical fabric, it efficiently wicks away sweat and has a front zip for improved ventilation. Three pockets on the rear of the jersey offer ample storage while silicone grippers help to prevent the jersey from riding up.
Sizes: UK 8- 18
[part title="Primal Women’s Tagged Jersey"]
Primal Women’s Tagged Jersey
If you are after a jersey that is a little different from the norm, then perhaps this is for you. To say it is eye-catching would be an understatement but we love it. Bright, colours, flashy fonts, mermaids, skeletons… is there anything this jersey doesn’t have?! Well unfortunately yes – there is a noticeable absence of silicone grippers to prevent the jersey from riding up.
That is its only flaw though. Elsewhere the jersey is a winner. Made from a light breathable, soft fabric with a ¾ length zip it is perfect for riding in warmer climes.
No elastic has been used on the arms or bottom and the jersey has a sport cut meaning you can expect it to be a little more generous than a racing jersey.
Sizes: XS- XXL
[part title="Northwave Women’s Venus Short Sleeve Jersey"]
Made from a super soft fabric, this short sleeve jersey from Northwave will perform well on warm weather rides. Mesh inserts on the shoulders and the half zip will further aid your temperature regulation. There are two pockets on the rear and silicone grippers too.
This jersey comes in a range of colours with contrast side panelling which makes for a flattering fit.
Sizes: XS – XXL
[part title="Mavic Athena Ladies Jersey"]
Mavic Athena Ladies Jersey
This jersey is exceptionally light, breathable and an all-round performer. The jersey which is available in two colour combinations is incredibly soft and features a full length zip, three pack pockets one of which is zipped and an additional pocket for trash.
Stockist: Chain Reaction Cycles
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