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I am looking for a new pair of riding gloves. Just wondering what others are wearing. Looking for a pair that will provide comfort, stop that early morning chill and good wind protection.
 

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That choice depends a lot on whether you are a Maximum gear or Minimum gear type rider,
I tend to wear the heaviest leather gear I can for the temperature. So I'm wearing heavy padded
gauntlet gloves, way more for road skid protection than warmth at this time of year.



I have some trick liners, thin and cheap ($3.99) but reflect heat back to my hands, Michael Jackson lookin'
shiny gloves. They make the heavy gloves work great on some pretty cold mornings,
go in my pocket or pack for the ride home.

 

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In the summer, I wear heavy leather military gloves, sans liners. In the winter, the liners go back in, and I also have gauntlet style gloves, like Nathan's.

I love the guys that wear those fingerless gloves........:rolleyes:
 

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In the summer, I wear heavy leather military gloves, sans liners. In the winter, the liners go back in, and I also have gauntlet style gloves, like Nathan's.

I love the guys that wear those fingerless gloves........:rolleyes:
Fingerless gloves in the Summer on a long ride = reduced vibration in the hands, also try them using two cycle equipment such as a weed wacker or chain saw.
 

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Fingerless gloves in the Summer on a long ride = reduced vibration in the hands...
That made no sense to me at first, since in my mind there is no such thing as riding with no gloves.

...also try them using .... chain saw
"fingerless" in the same sentance with "chainsaw" gives me the creeps
 

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Olympia makes some nice gloves. Try the goretex lined leather gloves, they are water proof as well as wind proof. They are around $35. My 1st pair lasted 11 years.
 

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I'm not a brand type of rider, all I would say is as long as your gloves are soft and takes no effort to close your hands you can put in a lot of miles without cramps. a stiff glove makes you work to grip the throttle and after a few miles you start getting cramped, just my little input.
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i wear mesh that kevlar in the right places in the summer



in the cooler days i have gauntlets that are armoured as well ..all black of course

 

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I love the guys that wear those fingerless gloves........:rolleyes:
Don't forget the gloves usually say "HARD CORE"" across the fingers as well......:lol8
 

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I never ride without gloves. Mesh in the Summer, Spring and Fall it's Icon unlined deerskin leather and in Winter it's Harley FXRG.

 

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Fingerless gloves in the Summer on a long ride = reduced vibration in the hands....
Agreed, but the purpose of wearing gloves is for protection in case of a fall, and wearing fingerless gloves does NOTHING, but make you look (seemingly) cool.

Putting your hands out in the event of a fall is almost involuntary. So's losing the skin off your fingers, or picking tiny stones out of your fingers, weeks after the wreck because you were wearing fingerless gloves.....

40mph x 15' of road = BONE.

You might as well wear a condom with the tip cut off.

Hell.....let's just get totally crazy and drink Decaf coffee while were at it. Or Non-alcoholic beer......:D
 

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I wear O'neal Monster Energy gloves:thumb They look cool & I GET A GOOD GRIP/FEEL ON CONTROLS, BUT WIND PROTECTION is so-so. Put it this way brought bike home from pops shop yesterday, temp was 50, hands were just a little numb:cool:
 

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In the summer, I wear heavy leather military gloves, sans liners.

I've got some Linehandler's gloves from back in the Navy days..but they suck below 40..even with the wool inserts...haven't found anything for sub 40 that didn't stop my fingertips from going numb..then hot.

Need some sort of gloves that have good insulation on the top of the hand, and next to nothing on the bottom..hate feeling like I'm holding a towel over my grips in the winter.


Anytime over 60°, no gloves...though 100°+ days...the metal gets hotter as I go down the road...only times I contemplate getting
Summer gloves.

I tuck and roll when I lay my bike down. Elbows and forearms paid the price...they're much more resilient than fingers, and wrists.
 

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Unless it's a freezin-ass cold day, I wear mechanics gloves year round. Their tough, comfortable, utile and usually cost under $20. I have fingerless, gauntlett's and others, but I'm sporting my black no-name mechanics 98% of the time. Try 'em, you'll like 'em.
 

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I bought Lex's Icon gloves kind of as a lark, but have found I like them the best of all my gloves, except for the fingerless, which I only wear when its warm out (one of these days..).

 

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Daniii, didn't the guy Bruce Lee fought on that island wear gloves like those? :eek7
 

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Armored Teknic gauntlets with kangaroo palms... crash-worthy, lightweight and very comfortable.

I wouldn't go with a non-gauntlet style b/c that extra 2" of hide is gonna protect my wrists in the event my sleeves get pushed up.
 
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