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Old 07-09-18, 12:49 AM
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Originally Posted by livedarklions View Post
More about myself than the bike, but I have fewer hand problems if I don't wear gloves. For some reason, I seem to hold the handlebar tighter with gloves on, and have learned that white-knuckling is a real thing. I forgot to put the gloves on one day and discovered I didn't grip so hard when I could feel the contact. Also, I detect numbness creeping in much faster, and can make position adjustment before it gets serious. I think it's just harder to notice numbness when your hand is padded.
Enhanced sensory perception. That may be true in the short run. Not so likely in the long run. On the other hand, you could just be using the wrong gloves? Like pillows that are too hard, or too soft.
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