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REI Concept 2002 Gloves

4/5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $26.00

Product Description

Specially designed for cool-weather cycling, these gloves block the wind and keep your hands dry.. Thermal Stretch back features a Lycra® spandex outer surface with a windproof, breathable, water-resistant Vapex® stretch membrane inside. Lightweight, moisture-wicking, stretch fleece next to your skin keeps you warm. Genuine sheepskin leather palms offer long-wearing durability. Sure-Grip reinforced palm patch and fingertips for improved grip--wraps around index and middle fingers to reduce wear from shift levers. Stretch fleece cuff increases warmth by reducing heat loss. Absorbent terry cloth brow-wipe on thumbs and index fingers; lifeline stitching follows natural flex lines of hands for a comfortable, non-tiring grip. 3M Scotchlite™ reflective piping for high visibility and safety.

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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Steve-O a Weekend Warrior from Chicago, IL

Date Reviewed: December 26, 2002

Strengths:    Not too bulky, Nice reflective piping

Weaknesses:    Reflective piping wears off over time. Not good below 20F.

Bottom Line:   
Nice gloves for the $$$. I have two winters of riding on them and they do the job well. When the weather gets much below freezing I use a polyprop liner glove to add some insulation. Below 20F and my fingers start to get real cold.

As far as wear and tear, however, these gloves have been excellent. I commute through the winter and probably have 500-600 miles on the gloves with no extreme wear except the reflective piping cracking and flaking off...

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Favorite Trail:   Rock Lake, CAMBA System

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $20.00

Purchased At:   REI

Similar Products Used:   generic winter gloves, Cannondale Winter glove (Just got)

Bike Setup:   Doesn't matter

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