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Old 08-17-22, 12:26 PM
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I asked PDW and got a response:

Hey Cameron. There is essentially no padding. There's one spot with two layers of leather, and that's as padded as they get. When we were trying these out I thought we settled on lite padding. I guess I was mistaken! I guess I'm fine with this however. My favorite cool weather gloves have no padding and I've never missed it. Yesterday I got an email from someone telling us these gloves were all wrong because there's no padding. There's no pleasing everyone, so don't bother trying.
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Old 08-17-22, 03:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Piff View Post
I'd like to purchase a pair, they look really nice, but I prefer gloves with a snap closure. Velcro just gives up the ghost after a while. Anyone know if it would be a cinch to add a snap to the glove? I've no experience with this sorta thing.
I have. Its easy.
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Old 08-17-22, 03:16 PM
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I prefer gloves with snot wiping capability.
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Originally Posted by nlerner View Post
I prefer gloves with snot wiping capability.
Neal, I need to share my snot rocket technique with you.
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Originally Posted by gugie View Post
Neal, I need to share my snot rocket technique with you.
Oh, I have a pretty good snot-rocket game, but unless youre blowing hard enough to break a blood vessel, you still need a finishing technique. Arm warmers are good for this, too.
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Old 08-17-22, 06:21 PM
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I like my cheapo Planet Bike gloves. I got tired of dealing with the hook & loop, so I used a seam ripper to take it off. Shockingly they still fit fine. Padding is thin and even, very comfortable.

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Old 08-18-22, 03:12 PM
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No padding is no bueno.

Crocheted gloves are hella bueno.

Snot thumbs are bueno.

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I like the gloves that @Korina likes. They're inexpensive and comfortable. Funny how some of us like crocheted backs better than the new styles. One reason for me is that my hands seem to sweat a lot, and if I don't hang up my gloves right after riding, they get awfully stinky. The crocheted back is better than the synthetic fabric common on most bike gloves.
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Originally Posted by noobinsf View Post
I had an uneventful experience with Public a couple of years ago when I bought some incidentals, like bar tape and a kickstand. It could be that much has changed since then. I still get emails from them, but nothing egregious.

Since I last posted, another 5 emails... rate your customer experience agent experience, don't forget, time to buy more, like us on instagram... post an image of what you purchased in use... Look at what else we have, here are some suggestions...

Really weird. product has not even arrived. Must be the algorithm. Silly coders.
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Old 08-19-22, 07:51 PM
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These padded gloves are $14+tax. Bought two pair. After a year, the first pair still looks/feels great. (ymmv.) And no logos!

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