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hands are freezing in the morning. name a good WINDPROOF glo(11 posts)

hands are freezing in the morning. name a good WINDPROOF glomaurizio
Nov 6, 2003 8:57 AM
It's getting to be just above freezing here in AZ in the am with the wind. I have pretty sensitive fingers it seems.
Do any of you have a good recommendation for a windproof glove whereby the seams won't spread open when stretched.
I'm more concerned with windproof rather than insulation.
Thin is better in my book.
Thanks.
ASSOS Winter GlovesMike Prince
Nov 6, 2003 9:08 AM
Don't know the exact name of them, Iso- something or other I think. I've used these for a few years with high success. They are thin and very windproof. On really cold days I use polypro liners with them and everything's OK.

Only gripe - there's no "snot patch" on them - terrycloth to swipe across your nose. Maybe the new ones have it.

Mike
Second the Assos Isotex gloves . . .HMS
Nov 6, 2003 9:30 AM
You're right about the "snot patch." But, I just use the back of the glove, if necessary. The back is fairly soft and absorbent. Because of how I use the back of the glove, I wash them frequently (i.e., whenever I use them to wipe my nose). They have survived well notwithstanding more washings than I can count.
"Thirds' on the ASSOS Isotex Glovescoonass
Nov 6, 2003 7:42 PM
Put a little Vaseline on your hands also....great protection.. have you tried Warm Skin Weather Guard.....a great insulator and skin protectant....works great!
re: hands are freezing in the morning. name a good WINDPROOF gloandy02
Nov 6, 2003 9:12 AM
I have performance windstopper glooves that work well until it gets very cold then I change to something thicker
Trymoneyman
Nov 6, 2003 9:47 AM
http://www.performancebike.com/shop/Profile.cfm?SKU=5617

I have a pair that foils the cold Wyoming wind. Like you, I don't really care about waterproof, but the wind gets to me. These really are windproof. In addition, if it gets below 45 or so, I just put a light liner under them and it is good to very cold.

$$
Try?twospoke
Nov 7, 2003 3:40 PM
anyone know the difference between the Performance Neoprene and the performance windstopper, they are both priced about the same
re: hands are freezing in the morning. name a good WINDPROOF glo12x23
Nov 6, 2003 10:00 AM
I have a pr of Santini Wind Stopper gloves. I bought them a couple of years ago from Schwab Cycles and they've held up well. They're thin, with just a little loft, and a cuff long enough my wrists aren't exposed. I've used them in the low 30's with a thin glove liner and they work just fine, except they don't have a "snot patch" either.
re: hands are freezing in the morning. name a good WINDPROOF gloPMC
Nov 6, 2003 10:53 AM
I've been riding with a standard fleece glove with wind-stopper. They're an Rei house brand and work well down to around 32 degrees.

This weekend the temperature is going to be around 9 degrees for the start of my local group ride on Saturday and I'm breaking out some new PI Infernos.
Manzella Windstoppersinnergel
Nov 6, 2003 12:30 PM
No insulation or padding, but work really well with a Thinsulate glove liner down into the 30's. I live in Texas and have never felt the need for anything heavier. Here's a link to them at Performance:

http://www.performancebike.com/shop/Profile.cfm?SKU=15668

No snot wiper on these either :-) Gotta learn how to do the rocket.
2nd the Manzella Windstoppers, good to 20F w/ Drylete liners nmMg1
Nov 6, 2003 7:07 PM