It wasnt all that long ago that finding womens riding gear in large and/or tall sizes meant crossing the aisle into the mens department. Fortunately for todays women riders, those days are long gone.WRN contributor Alisa Clickenger has scoured the options, compiling our most comprehensive list to date of leather jackets, leather pants and chaps, and textile jackets and pants in womens sizes 14 to 26, including tall. These buyers guides are organized by size, with the largest sizes listed first. Manufacturer Web sites and sizing charts are listed at the end of each article.
Use these guides as just that—a guide to get you started. Certainly in your own research you may find other brands that carry large sizes. Weve listed the leading brands, as well as those smaller companies that were familiar with. To get the rundown, click on the story links below.