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Bontrager Velocis Unpadded Cycling Glove

Old 04-19-21, 03:35 AM
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Bontrager Velocis Unpadded Cycling Glove

I keep looking to see if a large is in stock at trekbikes - but when I hit large, out of stock online pops up in red. I contacted trek once to see when they'd be in stock again (last fall) and they said they will make more in the summer.
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There are other makes of unpadded gloves. After switching to better padded bar wrap I prefer unpadded gloves. Bontrager RXL Thermal was my favorite full finger glove, but it's been discontinued and they never made a short finger version. Too bad, easily the most comfortable and durable thin glove I've ever worn. It's going on five or six years and even with some slide-out, hands-down falls on gravel the gloves are in great shape. Those gloves may outlive me.

I also have Giro Zero CS, which are remarkably durable considering there's hardly anything to them. Just a bit of raveling of one seam in two years along the right forefinger -- I could sew it up if I was really concerned. I bought a pair in hi-vis yellow for $14 at the LBS because nobody wanted that color. Over time the hi-vis yellow wrist faded to white, although the hi-vis yellow Giro logos stayed bright yellow. For the price and performance I don't care.

And some adidas Climacool gloves have minimal padding, no bulky gel pads or anything like that. I bought a pair on a lark at Ross or Marshalls for maybe $5. They're good.
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