Thread: Barr Mitts
View Single Post
Old 01-11-12, 11:19 AM
  #24  
pallen 
Descends like a rock
 
pallen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Posts: 4,022

Bikes: Scott Foil, Surly Pacer

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
I love the drop bar versions I have. I only break them out when its sub freezing, otherwise my hands get too hot with light gloves.

It doesnt get cold enough in TX to need them often, but I got them on sale at a local shop instead of buying heavy windproof gloves. I have one pair of gloves I wear throughout winter and just add the Bar Mitts when its too cold for my regular gloves.

The downsides are that you cant really move your hands around to different positions when you use them and your hands are a little restricted for shifting if you have STI type shifters.

Last edited by pallen; 01-11-12 at 11:29 AM.
pallen is offline