General Cycling Discussion - Gloves
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What brand gloves do you use, and why do you like them?
what gloves do you not like, and why?
I have 2 pair Pearl white lines, they're ok
0ne pair Louis Garneau full finger gloves nice fit comfortable.
0ne pair Louis Garneau Ergo Air glove which I hate, the seam
on the fingers is very uncomfortable.
The most comfortable glove I ever had were old
cotton mesh with full leather palms.
01-09-04, 06:05 PM
Specialized Pro - They're okay, fit is good but the padding seems to be minimal or placed funny for me. I do like them not having the velcro strap (thus no exposed area for the suntan spot on back of hand)
Kucharik - picked 'em up at HHH and like them better than the above. Leather palm has more padding than the Specialized
Best ones I ever had were Spenco Gel Gloves, but wore them out a long time ago and I don't think they're available anymore.
01-09-04, 06:47 PM
I have a pair of Louis Garneau Rex's that are decent. One of the seams was bothering me so I restitched it and it works fine.
01-09-04, 07:06 PM
Specialized Enduros-- for mtn biking and cold rides
Specialized- Road Pro/Comp..they are old.. I love them
Specialized- Road Pro '03
01-09-04, 07:48 PM
I have 3 pairs of Pearl Izumi's. 1 pair are the full finger cold weather gloves they fit big but work fine for cold weather. The other 2 are the regular cycling gloves. No problems with them they fit great and I love them. Got my last pair at the outlet for $8.99!
01-09-04, 10:17 PM
The only gloves I wear are P.I. White Line (no full finger). They fit the best and are the most comfortable IMO.
01-10-04, 08:32 AM
One pair of Trek Moby-Gels for summer and one pair of Specialized winter gloves.
The Moby-Gels fit my hand perfectly and have the padding in just the right spot. They are so comfortable, its like I don't have them one.
The Specialized winter gloves are warm, even to below freezing. I could not ride in the cold without them.
01-10-04, 10:10 AM
Mostely P.I.'s for me also..
01-10-04, 12:17 PM
Lake glove for freezing cold
Swobo wool full finger for chilly days
None for warm days
01-10-04, 01:10 PM
Performance fleece glove for the winter.
Cannondale leather fingerless for the summer.
Whatever I wear, I don't like too much padding but always like to have a glove of some sort on.
01-10-04, 01:11 PM
Shockingly,i got a pair of supergo eagogel i think,best gloves i've had.
Specialized "something", blue terry with gray leather palms. I have two pairs. Also Louis Garneau Ergo-air.
In cold months, Cannondale WindShredders and PI ComforTemp DCC (ski gloves I think).
01-10-04, 09:07 PM
Pearl Gel Lites for warmer weather, Pearl fleece pitards in colder weather. (Have a pair of Castellis as half-finger backups, Cannondales for full-finger backup - my 1st pair of gloves, from my hybrid bike days.)
01-25-04, 11:16 AM
Several pair of Specialized Pro's for summer
Raceface full fingers for technical/trials
Castelli windstoppers, OLD specialized Storm(?)neoprene gloves, OLD Pearl fleece/thinsulate/pitard (name?) and some no name thinsulate liners.
01-25-04, 11:30 AM
when i was riding a flat bar....i used louis garneau gel gloves. having injured the ligaments in both thumbs i would get quite a bit of pain when riding...those gloves helped a lot.
however...they fall apart quickly
now an oversized carbon bar and cinelli gel bar tape helps a ton
for summer i ride with nalini "pro" gloves. leather palm and spandex on the dorsum. very comfortable and has good "feel"
for the winter i use louis garneau windproof shells and they come with a fleece liner that is reinforced over the palm. they work fine but are a bit bulky and get pretty hot
i saw some campagnolo full fingered gloves one time that felt great.
they would make a good intermediate glove. they were more expensive than other brands...but not as much as the typical campy product..
When it's warm I use a pair of black fingerless Campagnolo's, for cooler weathe I use these: http://www.specialized.com/OA_MEDIA/2004/equip/2001TeamDownhillGloves_d.jpg
and for trail rides, I've got a couple year old pair of Fox Sidewinders
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