that you are wearing the correct size of body protector and that it is adjusted
to give a close fit to the torso, and that no RED VELCRO is exposed at the
shoulder or waist closures. If RED VELCRO is visible the protector is too small
or is incorrectly fastened.
three measurement as shown on the diagram and select the nearest size from the
Dimension B: Waist Dimension C: waist to waist (taking the tape measure from the front
waist, up over the chest and shoulder and down the back to the waist).
Use the size chart to find the
correct size. If the measurements are at the top or bottom of a size range, try
to find the two closest sizes to establish which is more comfortable.
Points to check on fitting
The body protector should be tried on over light clothing. Check that is
comfortable to wear in all simulated riding positions. The garment should fit
securely and reasonably tightly to avoid movement during activity and to ensure
that it is in place in the event of an accident.
Put on the selected body
protector. Adjust it to a snug fit. Use the shoulder closures to make fine
adjustments to the fit around the shoulders. Do up the second flap of the
shoulder closure. Pull the waist flaps of the back panel forward and press them
onto the Velcro of the front panel. Tighten one then the other to get a tight
fit. Adjust the length of the waist strap and do it up. Ensure that all hook
fastening at each closure is in contact with loop material. Check the overall
fit is snug, and that no RED VELCRO is exposed. If it is the protector is too
small. Try the next larger size.
find the use of a larger size of front panel than back panel enables a more
comfortable fit to be achieved