Full finger gloves for summer

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Full finger gloves for summer

Postby moya » Thu Nov 07, 2013 8:49 pm

Can anyone recommend some full finger gloves that are rated for sun protection, preferably UPF 50+?

The only ones I've been able to find are the Specialized Deflect UV or the Pearl Izumi Select Gel FF glove. Unfortunately I can't find a convenient seller of the Specialized gloves, and the Pearl Izumi gloves have less than glowing reviews on Amazon.
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Re: Full finger gloves for summer

Postby singlespeedscott » Fri Nov 08, 2013 8:29 pm

I wear Troy Lee Design XC gloves on and off the road all year round and find them very comfortable regardless of the weather.

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Re: Full finger gloves for summer

Postby trailgumby » Fri Nov 08, 2013 9:08 pm

Try Fox Sidewinder. Not real cheap but they just won't die. Very comfortable year round. Thin palms though - no padding. Which is what I want. Much more comfortable than having a sofa cushion between my hands and the bars, even on the roadie.

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Re: Full finger gloves for summer

Postby silentbutdeadly » Tue Nov 12, 2013 2:33 pm

Any of the lighter motocross gloves that you'll find in a motorbike shop will suit your needs - Fox and O'Neal brands especially and for a reasonable price mostly.
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Re: Full finger gloves for summer

Postby michaelkn » Tue Nov 12, 2013 4:13 pm

Wut? I thought bikini lines are the current fad?
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Re: Full finger gloves for summer

Postby Mulger bill » Tue Nov 12, 2013 5:47 pm

Walk down the Fox rack, sticking a paw into each different type. Which reminds me, winter gloves are cactus...
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