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Im 5'-9" and just under 150lbs. I ordered the Medium, and without body armor, fits like a dream. The material is amazing, and by far the most comfortable jersey I have owned. I have the Troy Lee "Rincon" Body Armor, and because of the material of the jersey, it stretches over it like a football jersey. Even in the M, it works with body armor, as you cant tell any restriction or additional tightness other than the armor jacket itself. If you are planning on wearing it with armor as a general rule, you might want to go up a size if you like a little more slack in the fit as I do.
BTW - I ordered on Wednesday morning, and it was at my door by 2pm Friday with Huck's free shipping - Outstanding service Huck!
Received the jacket within a couple of days after ordering it on closeout. I am 5'-9", 150 lbs. and the medium fit very well. The spine protection runs high up the back, as you can see in the photo, and the collar is high (not open V-shaped), but even so is not un-comfy. I really like the elbow and forearm protection. My only challenge is that the shoulder shield sits a little low on the shoulder blade. I don't have the most broad shoulders, so that could be the reason, but the fit even with my build is very close to the photo's. I haven't found a way to adjust it higher yet, but I am open to any suggestions.
The suit has a weight to it, but is very comfortable and breathable. My first time with it on, I did a 16 mile loop (in 70 degree weather) of what most riders consider a robust trail (I live in Colorado) with uphill, downhill, XC, singletrack and cross-country all in the same ride. I actually put it to the test on one of the downhills, as I crashed on a curve going about 25 mph into a rock. My right shoulder took the brunt of the impact, but I escaped with only small abrasions on my shoulder blade (and a very sore rotator cuff). I believe the abrasions were from the top edge of the shoulder shield, so had it sat higher or preferably, extended over the top of the shoulder toward the collar bone more, I don't believe the abrasion would have happened. There is no question however, that the armor was a tremendous benefit, and ultimately kept me from some serious pain. I am giving it 4 stars for fit and function, reserving the 5th star for lack of top shoulder protection and the tight collar. Even so, I would highly recommend this item!