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Old 04-01-10, 09:25 AM
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What gloves are you using

Hey Guys,
Just wondering what gloves you are all using when either doing distance runs or trail runs. What do you think offers the "best" combination of both comfort and ventilation?
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Whatever I can find on chainlove for 8-12 bucks.

I've got some new ones that I paid like $8 for. They're made by Jett. Very comfortable. Haven't owned them long enough to know if they'll last. I like Fox and Thor gloves. I had some carbon knuckled Rockgardn gloves (Gen 1) that fell apart rather quickly IMO. Fox and Thor have been pretty durable for me though.
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I can't give any advice on what's best, since I've only ever owned one pair of gloves made for riding. But, since you asked, I use Fox Inclines I got on clearance from Wheel World for about $7 US plus shipping. Compared to my winter gloves I use when it's cold, they're superior in every way except that they have no padding. Probably not an issue if you have some nice fat squishy grips.
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Why, Royal Racing Rivet gloves . . . of course.

A close second for me have been the SixSixOne 'Nasty' (Cory Nastazio signature) gloves - - which, unfortunately are discontinued but still available some places.
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I had a nice pair of Troy Lee Designs XC glove, black, that suited me...well... like a glove :-) But they finally got retreated, so now I am rolling with a pair of Race Face Evolve gloves. I have short but big fingers and big wrists so it's hard to find a good fitting glove for me. I usually go with a men's XS glove and it must have a velcro opening of some sort at the cuff... But, I really liked both, well ventilated. No padding though, don't like that.
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Goto MEC, get the seymour gloves? They last me a season and when the thumbs wear out they make good gloves to wrench in.


NM, they replaced them with two different styles... anyways, check em out... $25 and they are durable.
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I'm rocking some fox gloves that I got on clearance from pricepoint and they have worked great for me. A lot better than the old work gloves I was using from lowes
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I'm also using some clearance Fox gloves (though mine were from an LBS going-out-of-business sale.) They're comfy but a little bit warm and sweaty for hot summer days/freakishly warm 80 degree spring days like yesterday.
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Whatever full finger gloves I can get on sale. I'm currently using Fox Incline gloves I got for $15, although the seams aren't the most comfortable (they stick out too much). I don't notice it when I'm not thinking about it, though.
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I was using cold condition ironclad in winter. For summer will try these.
I like brand, they make durable work gloves, but dont know ventilation in summer I only tested in winter.
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PI Gel-Lite. Picked them up on clearance for ~$10 for my road bike, but something about the padding doesn't mesh well with Campy hoods and makes my hands hurt. They work well on mountain bike grips though.
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I ride ATVs as well so I just use the same gloves for both. Usually Fox Dirtpaws. They're really durable plus they have a little padding on the palms so they absorb shock better than normal gloves and my hands don't get numb on long rides as bad.
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Ken Hill turned me on to Iron Clad (google em) and I've been hooked. Where is the Old NW framer anyway?
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my gloves

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Bought these from here They are good price for the gloves. My hands sweat but the gloves do a pretty decent job of wicking it away.

I have used them for mountain but also road when it was cold. (worked well there too)
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Anything full finger, with minimal padding, a velcro closure on the wrist, some kind of rubber over the pointer and middle fingers, and a terrycloth snot wipe on the thumb. Currently rocking Fox Unabombers because they were the only ones that fit both those criteria and my hand that the store had when I was looking. I've been pleased with them, even though the carbon knuckles are a little overkill for me. Some people say they've fallen apart on them though, but the only problem I've had thus far is the rubber falling off the fingers. Before them, I had Fox Dirtpaws, which I liked except that I wished they had a snot wipe.
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