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Offline CLAY

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Gloves for runners
« on: December 10, 2013, 03:29:24 PM »
Are they anything special?  My wife is a runner and I'd like to get her a couple pair for Christmas. 
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Re: Gloves for runners
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2013, 03:47:27 PM »
When I lived in Oregon and ran in winter weather I liked the inexpensive polypro-type glove liners .  Anything heavier and the hands get clammy, which just isn't nice.  I tried silk, but they didn't wick the moisture away as well.

Here's an example (I bought whatever cheapies my local ski shop had on sale):
http://www.amazon.com/Rothco-G-I-Polypropylene-Glove-Liners/dp/B000K5IZY8/ref=pd_sbs_sg_7
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Re: Gloves for runners
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2013, 04:12:16 PM »
Anything that is light and synthetic like mentioned above.  I use something similar when I run in cold temps.  The warmth needed depends on your location and temps.

The Smartwool brand might be nice since it's a gift.

http://www.rei.com/product/835651/smartwool-liner-gloves


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Re: Gloves for runners
« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2013, 04:21:41 PM »
Best to use Araldite whilst she is asleep.

Cover her hands in resin glue and put large amounts of cats' hair on the surface before she wakes.
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Re: Gloves for runners
« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2013, 04:50:08 PM »
Cool.  Thanks all.

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Re: Gloves for runners
« Reply #5 on: December 10, 2013, 05:02:26 PM »
At the risk of encouraging him, I agree with Cookie.   "Bomber"

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Re: Gloves for runners
« Reply #6 on: December 10, 2013, 06:34:47 PM »
Don't ask me how to take care of them.
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Re: Gloves for runners
« Reply #7 on: December 10, 2013, 10:48:27 PM »
Don't ask me how to take care of them.


That's because you don't no crap.
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Re: Gloves for runners
« Reply #8 on: December 11, 2013, 06:37:18 AM »
I have a pair of very lite Under Armour gloves that I wear when the temps are mid-20s and above. I have a heavier pair from Nike I wear for when its low 20s and below.

Both were "running gloves" that I bought at a sports/running store. They have extra reflective bits on them to help improve your visibility if you're running when it's dark. I think they were each somewhere between $20 and $30.

I'm trying to "streak" the month of December (run at least 2 miles every day). It's currently 11 degrees here in Ohio. I might be wearing both pairs of gloves today  :eek:

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Re: Gloves for runners
« Reply #9 on: December 11, 2013, 08:31:34 AM »
I've come to like the Champion C9 line. I think the one thing lacking in running gloves is a reflective middle finger for those drivers that just won't get the fuck over.

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Re: Gloves for runners
« Reply #10 on: December 11, 2013, 09:39:22 AM »
That's because you don't now crap.

But I bet he'll crap in the future.