Pearl Izumi Cyclone Gloves

2.33/5 (6 Reviews)
MSRP : $40.00


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Product Description

Pearl Izumi Cyclone Gel Cycling Glove uses the 1:1 Gel padding. Glove has a Gauntlet to keep the wrists warm. A synthetic Leather palm is soft and durable for an exceptional grip and comfort. Hook and Loop closure for a snug wathertight fit. The additi


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Reviews 1 - 6 (6 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:3
Submitted by LuckyCharm4x4 a Cross Country Rider

Date Reviewed: October 4, 2012

Strengths:    
+ Fit
+ Warm - BUT only after 15 minutes of riding
+ Grip on first 2 fingers.
+ Nice Materials


Weaknesses:    
- Cost
- Cold at start of ride
- Awkward padding - Feels weird on my grips for a bit.
- Not Waterproof


Bottom Line:   
I got my gloves new on eBay for ~$30. I was planning on using them for cold fall days/mild winter: 30-45* days.

The gloves start out by inflicting frostbite on my fingertips then they warm up so much that they are almost unbearable. Not quite those extremes, but seriously I even tried wearing the gloves in the car on the way to the trail in winter and they still started the ride cold, only to warm up ~15 minutes into the ride and then I had to re thaw my hands.

The gloves are nice, but they certainly aren't worth the $45 MSRP. I am glad that I got a good deal on them but I am unsure if I would buy them again. I think that I'd be better off with moose-mitts and just using these gloves on cool fall days.

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Duration Product Used:   1 Fall/Winter so far

Price Paid:    $30.00

Purchased At:   Ebay


Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by rob1208lv a Cross Country Rider

Date Reviewed: May 17, 2012

Strengths:    light weight fits great

Weaknesses:    cost to much for a glove, tears easy

Bottom Line:   
I like the fit of these gloves feels as if i don't really have gloves on, But once crash and they were shredded..

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Price Paid:    $30.00

Purchased At:   las vegas cyclery


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Volsung a Cross Country Rider

Date Reviewed: May 9, 2012

Strengths:    lots of padding, long enough thumbs for me, good snot wiping surface

Weaknesses:    awful for road bikes

Bottom Line:   
I love how these gloves feel at the fingertips. I have really long thumbs and they fit just fine. They're not waterproof int he slightest, but they slow down the wind a lot. I'm Minnesotan and of hearty Northern blood so I can ride in the winter to about 30 degrees with just these gloves. I don't wear full fingered gloves above 50.

I've read a lot of bad reviews of these gloves but don't get it. They've held up for 2 years and wash well. My only complaint is riding on the hoods on a road bike the bar goes in between the two palm pads and right on your nerves causing numbness. Haven't had this issue on my mountain bike or riding in the drops.

PI has apparently updated these gloves since my purchase in 2010 with waterproofing/windproofing improvements. I will purchase the updated version.

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Price Paid:    $40.00

Purchased At:   LBS


Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Tweezak a Cross Country Rider from Albany, Oregon, USA

Date Reviewed: December 15, 2009

Strengths:    Nice fit. Lots o' padding.

Weaknesses:    Not warm. Not water resistant. Not armored. What are they good for?

Bottom Line:   
I bought these thinking they would be a good intermediate cool weather commuting glove. Something for warmer conditions than my Novara Cold Front gloves but a little too cold for my fingerless gloves.

These don't seem to fit any niche. They don't really do anything well. Too warm for warm weather riding, not warm enough for around 40deg...not water repellant. I guess they would keep your hands from getting sunburned. They're going back to REI.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $40.00

Purchased At:   REI

Bike Setup:   Redline Conquest w/discs (wet commuter), Orbea Onix (dry commuter), Salsa Moto Rapido

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by NATE a Cross Country Rider from Iowa

Date Reviewed: December 6, 2007

Strengths:    Reflective, Wind Protection, Grippy Finger tips(pointer and middle).

Weaknesses:    Poor placement of padding on palm, wrist fits too bulky even with velco strap in use, as the sizes increase the fingers do not get bigger in diameter the length is all that increases it seems (a slightly looser fit would = better blood circulation = more warmth.

Bottom Line:   
I was expecting a slightly warmer glove, something that could take me down to around 30ºF so I am slightly dissapointed however the snugger fit offsets the gloves inability to accomodate my temperature demands that would only be possible by looser fitting gloves....can't have it all I guess. Overall a good glove, however best if used in temps 35ºF and above. I used the glove today in temps 24ºF -- 27ºF and found my fingertips were really cold at first but once my blood starting flowing about 15 mins into the ride they starting feeling better.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $40.00

Purchased At:   BIKE WORLD - AMES

Similar Products Used:   Specilized Sub-Zero Gloves

Bike Setup:   Solid gold kickstand

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Michael a Cross Country Rider from Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

Date Reviewed: October 25, 2007

Strengths:    Light weight. Does a nice job covering wrists. Warm in cold weather. Provide good grip and feel.

Weaknesses:    Durability is sub-standard.

Bottom Line:   
The gloves were great until I blew a hole in the palm of one of them after 2 months of nothing more than normal use. I don't mind paying $40 for a pair of gloves, but I would expect them to last.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $40.00

Purchased At:   REI

Bike Setup:   Trek 6500 disc. Various upgrades.

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