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    Old school mountain bike gloves rant

    Last couple times I shopped for mountain bike gloves I noticed they now...suck.

    Used to buy fingerless/half-finger (same thing) gloves with really heavy padding on the palm (shut up Mad Doc) but nothing on the fingers so you can still use them without taking off the gloves.

    Now both stores in town just carry full hand with no padding.

    Reminds me of something my aunt would wear after she lotioned her hands.

    If that's what they carry, that's what sells, so I don't blame the stores.

    Just no idea why the consumer shift. I wear gloves to increase grip (still love GripShift), dampen the ride, and protect my palms if I eat sh*t.

    Hence the heavy padding. The entire lines I've looked at are worthless in all three accounts.
    Last edited by Humboldt; 06-13-19 at 01:02 AM.

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