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Ok so I have BIG HANDS :( ....need a glove recommendation

Old 06-14-06, 12:38 PM
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Ok so I have BIG HANDS :( ....need a glove recommendation

alright dammit so I have big hands.
Its hard to find a pair of gloves that fits me well. After searching alot last year I chose the specialized GEL padded gloves XXL. It fit me well enough and it also served me well. But now its a bit worn. Its time for a new pair.

Is there anyone out there with a similar problem? And also, can anyone recommend me a padded glove that fits similarly to specialized's XXLs??
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k banana-hands.... this is my best sugestion

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Good luck. I have hands that are average at most. And, most bike gloves are too tight, especially after an hour or two of riding. My solution was to go to three or four shops and keep trying on gloves until I found something that was comfortable.

The folks who "size" bike clothing think a "large" guy is 5' 8" and weighs 160 pounds, because he would be a "large" guy if he were on the Discovery Team. But, in my neighborhood, a "large guy" is 6" 2" and weighs 240 pounds. I have no clue where that guy gets gloves, shorts, and jerseys.
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Originally Posted by alanbikehouston
The folks who "size" bike clothing think a "large" guy is 5' 8" and weighs 160 pounds, because he would be a "large" guy if he were on the Discovery Team. But, in my neighborhood, a "large guy" is 6" 2" and weighs 240 pounds. I have no clue where that guy gets gloves, shorts, and jerseys.
bullsheeyat.

it's more a case of 'the folks who 'size' bike clothing think a 'small' guy is 5'8" and weighs 160 lbs'

think PI and other companies sizing, done to accomodate fat asse$ fragile egos
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Originally Posted by nocondorfx
k banana-hands.... this is my best sugestion

I would buy them but they might not be too aero so....gonna have to pass on those.
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Originally Posted by botto
omg their coming out of the woodwork for this thread.
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NO, I think bike companies really do think a large person is 5' 8" and weighing 160. Gawd, I can only imagine who they think an extra-small person might look like.
All I know is that the specialized XXLs actually fit my hand comfortably. Its starting to look like their the only company that has a comfortable fitting glove for me.
I just wanted to know if there were any other companies that have similarly fitting stuff.
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There a lot of XXL gloves out there.
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I to have really big hands and have found the trek club gloves to work well. I am on the taller, large hand/foot side. 6 foot 2, size 47 shoes and large gloves and I'm only 15.
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