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CYCLING GLOVES FOR LONG TOURS

Why are cycling gloves so important for bikers? They are designed precisely for cycling. Quality cycling gloves have helpful padding that protects sensitive points on the hands. On the palm of the hand, different thicknesses of padding offer optimal protection against blisters and ensure that your hands absorb shocks better. This way you can keep a firm grip on the handlebars with sweaty hands and prevent slipping. You can find bike gloves in different materials and designs. They are breathable and wick away sweat. They also dry quickly. In addition, many models are windproof and water-repellent or even waterproof. Cycling gloves that are equipped with mesh fabrics, for example, ensure good air circulation in summer. This keeps your hands cooler. Models with high-quality membranes and thermal linings are ideal for riding in low temperatures. You can even find smartphone-compatible bike gloves, where the index finger and thumb are compatible with the touchscreen.

CYCLING GLOVES - ALWAYS A FIRM GRIP

Road and touring cyclists usually prefer short cycling gloves, so-called half-finger gloves. But mountain bikers also sometimes resort to the short version in summer. The fabrics are airy, light and thin, but still well padded in the palm. Women in particular prefer breathable and moisture-absorbing stretch, as well as gel padding for more comfort when cycling. Cycling gloves fit like a second skin, and you also have excellent freedom of movement. Half-finger gloves for cyclists end at the wrist. You can easily open or close them with a Velcro fastener. Creative manufacturers have even incorporated a removal aid in high-quality, short models. Small loops on the inside of the fingers help to push the gloves forward.

CYCLING GLOVES - ALL-ROUNDERS FOR EVERY SEASON

Mountain bikers often opt for long-finger gloves even in high temperatures. These models are made of a thin material, well ventilated and robust to boot. With long-finger gloves, mountain bikers benefit from additional finger protection when riding through undergrowth or branches. Bike gloves with shock-absorbing gel or foam padding are the first choice for downhill adventurers. Even in the event of a fall, you are optimally protected with full-finger gloves. Various manufacturers integrate light protectors on the backhand for impact mitigation. Good cycling gloves usually weigh only a few grams and can be easily stowed in your jersey or jacket. Models made of leather with a waterproof surface protect against rain and splashing water.full-finger gloves offer protection against cold, sub-zero temperatures and moisture. On cold days, long-finger gloves with windstopper function score points. Specially lined models made of warming materials provide perfect protection against the cold. Reflective stripes also offer more safety at dusk and in the dark.

ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF CYCLING GLOVES

What type of cyclist are you? Road cyclist, mountain biker or weekend rider? Depending on which cycling activities you prefer, you will need different features on your cycling gloves. Of course, gloves for all bikers have decisively more advantages.

ADVANTAGES:

  • shock-resistant and shock-absorbing
  • non-slip
  • breathable
  • comfortable padding

DISADVANTAGES:

  • hands sweat more in gloves
  • some models are only water-repellent

WITH THE PERFECT CYCLING GLOVES, YOU CAN BIKE WITHOUT LIMITS

It's good to know that cycling gloves give you a lot of advantages. They protect your hands from shocks and vibrations and take the load off your hands in the best possible way. In addition, they ensure that you don't slip off the handlebars due to sweaty hands. Bike gloves must fit snugly and comfortably. Especially models made of elastic neoprene material are ideal companions for tours in wet weather. High-quality cycling gloves provide a good grip on the handlebar, freedom of movement for your fingers and are sufficiently padded. Make sure you're safe and find your top seller for the next bike adventure in our online shop.

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