Waterproof gloves

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Waterproof gloves

Post by bimblevonslow » Fri May 10, 2019 5:20 am

Any recommendation for good (reasonably priced) waterproof gloves for spring/autumn?

I already have muffs for winter but now looking for waterproof gloves for the wet milder months.

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Re: Waterproof gloves

Post by MrGrumpy » Fri May 10, 2019 5:31 am

I've long since decided that if you want seriously waterproof gloves, the best solution is over mitts. Seriously waterproof - better than any glove on its own. Gives warmth as well.
Though of course it depends on the level of waterproofness you require - most gloves will handle a short ride in a heavy shower, but a long journey on a wet motorway is another problem entirely!

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Re: Waterproof gloves

Post by Waldorf » Fri May 10, 2019 6:26 am

I agree; I have a pair of lobster-claw over-gloves which have proved both totally waterproof and comfortable.
I'll check the make next time I get the bike out; they were not particularly cheap but worth every penny.
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Re: Waterproof gloves

Post by XMax400Paul » Fri May 10, 2019 6:35 am

Lobster Claw over gloves....
Thanks for the reminder - after 2 days of soaked gloves - I'll have a rummage - sure I got a pair tucked away, that haven't seen the light of day for a few years... ill stick em under the seat...
Got some of the over boot thingies - a right faff to put on...

EDIT: Weise over gloves, semi lobster, 1 finger / 3 finger... Rathed than the 2 / 2 of lobster claw gloves...
(So allow for a bit of 1 finger braking, or finger / thumb dexterity)
That would be an arse trying to put 1/3 over mitts on 2/2 gloves...

Unfortunatly the Weise ones are discontinued, The spada ones are more over mittens...

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Re: Waterproof gloves

Post by bimblevonslow » Fri May 10, 2019 7:05 am

Thanks.

Lobster claw over mitts/gloves - interested to know the brand/name and cost.

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Re: Waterproof gloves

Post by MrGrumpy » Fri May 10, 2019 8:22 am

My overmitts are from a brand called Rain Off - I think they come from New Zealand. Sportouring.co.uk sell them.

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Re: Waterproof gloves

Post by Capt. R Swipe » Fri May 10, 2019 8:26 am

Hein Gericke made some utterly waterproof claws. My pair is still going strong years after I bought them. I'd agree entirely with Mr Grumpy.

Recommended. If still available.

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Re: Waterproof gloves

Post by rayb » Fri May 10, 2019 9:48 am

I have a pair of these that stay on my gloves from October to April. Even with summer gloves, they keep my hands warm in winter, assisted by heated grips.

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Re: Waterproof gloves

Post by newscooter » Fri May 10, 2019 10:32 am

Rain Off worked well for me in New Zealand and still doing it since I brought them back, they also help keep your hands warm in chilly weather if you don't have hand guards .


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