decent full fingered gloves

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TrevA
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Re: decent full fingered gloves

Postby TrevA » 14 Oct 2015, 6:36pm

MTB gloves are for protection rather than keeping you warm. They are like track mitts but full fingered. However, they give enough protection from the cold at this time of year. I have a pair of Pearl Izumi ones with leather palms.
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Re: decent full fingered gloves

Postby Bmblbzzz » 14 Oct 2015, 6:50pm

That makes sense. Understanding now!

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Re: decent full fingered gloves

Postby hamster » 15 Oct 2015, 1:47pm

These work well for me and last:
http://www.foska.com/foska-oska-windproof-gloves.html
They were warm enough even in midwinter.

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Re: decent full fingered gloves

Postby colin54 » 16 Oct 2015, 12:04pm

These Extremities Velo Glove are a good tough and warm glove,not too bulky either, you can pick them up for about £17 elsewhere on the web, not a padded palm as such but a hard wearing grippy surface.

Extremities windstopper fleecy gloves are also good ,10% off both the above with CTC membership at Cotswold.

http://www.cotswoldoutdoor.com/extremit ... e-a1e22102

I've been using these if I wear gloves in the summer....99p !.....never mind the quality etc.


http://www.clasohlson.com/uk/Tegera-Cla ... r409581000

I have small hands and the size 8 fits me perfectly.

loch eck steve
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Re: decent full fingered gloves

Postby loch eck steve » 18 Oct 2015, 10:13am

Craft Storm ! brilliant gloves , a bit pricy ( £32) but have kept my hands warm and dry in the worst of the weather .

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Re: decent full fingered gloves

Postby chris3vic » 19 Oct 2015, 10:35am

Gloves are gloves and padding is trial and error - too many variables to say what works for one will work for another.

You pay your money, you make your choice, you put your gloves on, you ride your bike - and repeat as necessary.

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Re: decent full fingered gloves

Postby Dynamite_funk » 19 Oct 2015, 5:47pm

Samuel D wrote:
Dynamite_funk wrote:Castelli - Estremo - Hands down the best I've had and I've gone through a lot. Maybe go for the one 'warmth rating' down in the range as the Estremo are rather warm

What is the maximum temperature at which these remain tolerably comfortable, in your view?

It is slightly strange that the Tempesta, for warmer weather, is even more expensive than the Estremo.



Unfortuantely I have a broken ankle at present and haven't been on my bike for 6 weeks so can't tell you accurately! I think once it gets to single figures they are good to go. They kept me warm and dry all through the winter