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Summer Gloves
« on: February 09, 2020, 04:54:24 PM »
My Helds have a hole in one finger and are starting to fall apart, so I'm looking for suggestions on a short cuff summer glove. Prefer something leather in the $50 to $75 range.


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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2020, 04:58:18 PM »
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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2020, 06:03:15 PM »
Alpinestars SMX-1 Air V2

https://www.alpinestars.com/smx-1-air-v2-gloves

Had V1s, liked them a lot, passed them on to my son.

Picked up V2s when they became available.

Like them even more.

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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2020, 06:08:32 PM »
https://north40.com/wells-lamont-grain-deerskin-work-gloves

Yep. I have the Tourmaster version of these and that's been my go-to glove for my ridiculously-sized hands for years. Once broken in, nothing fits better, and the more deer that are killed for my benefit, the better.
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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #4 on: February 10, 2020, 03:04:53 PM »
https://north40.com/wells-lamont-grain-deerskin-work-gloves

Yep. I have the Tourmaster version of these and that's been my go-to glove for my ridiculously-sized hands for years. Once broken in, nothing fits better, and the more deer that are killed for my benefit, the better.

I do like deer skin gloves. I would like a short cuff version though.

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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2020, 03:05:41 PM »
Alpinestars SMX-1 Air V2

https://www.alpinestars.com/smx-1-air-v2-gloves

Had V1s, liked them a lot, passed them on to my son.

Picked up V2s when they became available.

Like them even more.

Funny you should post this as I was actually looking at the very same gloves. Do they seem to hold up well?

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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #6 on: February 10, 2020, 03:33:05 PM »
Gloves tend to last a long time with me.
These appear to be very well made and
I expect them to last several seasons.
After initial break-in they are very
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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #7 on: February 10, 2020, 08:03:22 PM »
https://north40.com/wells-lamont-grain-deerskin-work-gloves

I wear them when on the CT110 and work good when working in the garden as well.

TO top it off you can get a 3 pair  at costco for cheap  :thumbsup:
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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #8 on: February 11, 2020, 01:17:26 AM »
Replace Held with Held is probably the best option.

I have two (I know, only two) pairs of summer glove. One is lovely and comfortable and would offer minimal protectioon in a crash, the other is armoured and I picked them up for very little at a Triumph sale.
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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #9 on: February 11, 2020, 11:55:45 AM »
Replace Held with Held is probably the best option.

Yeah, pretty tough to go wrong there.

I have two (I know, only two) pairs of summer glove. One is lovely and comfortable and would offer minimal protectioon in a crash, the other is armoured and I picked them up for very little at a Triumph sale.

I confess that I always grab my Lee Parks deerskins even though they're not armored. They just feel right.
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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #10 on: February 11, 2020, 12:01:40 PM »
I don't see just exactly how much good armor in your knuckles in gloves is going to do.
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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #11 on: February 11, 2020, 12:11:22 PM »
Replace Held with Held is probably the best option.

I love Helds, but I just dont want to spend that kind of money right now.

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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #12 on: February 11, 2020, 12:12:00 PM »
I don't see just exactly how much good armor in your knuckles in gloves is going to do.

It looks cool and you can smash car mirrors without hurting your knuckles.

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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #13 on: February 11, 2020, 12:50:22 PM »
I mostly wear deerskin or elkskin ropers lately.
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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #14 on: February 11, 2020, 02:06:58 PM »
I don't see just exactly how much good armor in your knuckles in gloves is going to do.

It looks cool and you can smash car mirrors without hurting your knuckles.

I use a ball peen for that.
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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #15 on: February 11, 2020, 02:47:48 PM »
I don't see just exactly how much good armor in your knuckles in gloves is going to do.

It looks cool and you can smash car mirrors without hurting your knuckles.

I use a ball peen for that.

Gloves with armored knuckles make them an all in one tool.

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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #16 on: February 11, 2020, 02:56:15 PM »
I don't see just exactly how much good armor in your knuckles in gloves is going to do.

It looks cool and you can smash car mirrors without hurting your knuckles.

I use a ball peen for that.

Gloves with armored knuckles make them an all in one tool.
But a ball-peen also works very effectively on kneecaps.
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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #17 on: February 11, 2020, 03:14:44 PM »
I don't see just exactly how much good armor in your knuckles in gloves is going to do.

It looks cool and you can smash car mirrors without hurting your knuckles.

I use a ball peen for that.

Gloves with armored knuckles make them an all in one tool.
But a ball-peen also works very effectively on kneecaps.

Valid point.

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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #18 on: February 11, 2020, 05:25:50 PM »
I don't see just exactly how much good armor in your knuckles in gloves is going to do.

It looks cool and you can smash car mirrors without hurting your knuckles.

I use a ball peen for that.

Gloves with armored knuckles make them an all in one tool.
But a ball-peen also works very effectively on kneecaps.

Valid point.

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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #19 on: February 11, 2020, 05:38:27 PM »
I don't see just exactly how much good armor in your knuckles in gloves is going to do.

It looks cool and you can smash car mirrors without hurting your knuckles.

I use a ball peen for that.

Gloves with armored knuckles make them an all in one tool.
But a ball-peen also works very effectively on kneecaps.

Valid point.

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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #20 on: February 11, 2020, 10:20:11 PM »
I don't see just exactly how much good armor in your knuckles in gloves is going to do.

It looks cool and you can smash car mirrors without hurting your knuckles.

I use a ball peen for that.

Gloves with armored knuckles make them an all in one tool.
But a ball-peen also works very effectively on kneecaps.

Valid point.

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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #21 on: February 12, 2020, 03:02:32 AM »
I don't see just exactly how much good armor in your knuckles in gloves is going to do.

It looks cool and you can smash car mirrors without hurting your knuckles.

I use a ball peen for that.

Gloves with armored knuckles make them an all in one tool.
But a ball-peen also works very effectively on kneecaps.

Valid point.

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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #22 on: February 12, 2020, 09:14:47 AM »
I don't see just exactly how much good armor in your knuckles in gloves is going to do.

It looks cool and you can smash car mirrors without hurting your knuckles.

I use a ball peen for that.

Gloves with armored knuckles make them an all in one tool.
But a ball-peen also works very effectively on kneecaps.

Valid point.

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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #23 on: February 12, 2020, 09:50:27 AM »
I don't see just exactly how much good armor in your knuckles in gloves is going to do.

It looks cool and you can smash car mirrors without hurting your knuckles.

I use a ball peen for that.

Gloves with armored knuckles make them an all in one tool.
But a ball-peen also works very effectively on kneecaps.

Valid point.

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It is pretty childish.

There's a fine but blurry line between childish (which is annoying) and childlike (which is endearing).
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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #24 on: February 12, 2020, 08:04:16 PM »
I don't see just exactly how much good armor in your knuckles in gloves is going to do.

It looks cool and you can smash car mirrors without hurting your knuckles.

I use a ball peen for that.

Gloves with armored knuckles make them an all in one tool.
But a ball-peen also works very effectively on kneecaps.

Valid point.

Heh...heh...peen.

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It is pretty childish.

There's a fine but blurry line between childish (which is annoying) and childlike (which is endearing).
I enjoy leaping back and forth over it every day.


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