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Top 5 Winter Cycling Gloves to Get Your Hands Into this Winter

Top 5 Winter Cycling Gloves to Get Your Hands Into this Winter

When riding in the winter, there’s nothing worse that ice-cold fingers that don’t work. ‘Slow motion finger syndrome’, as we like to call it – even trying to undo a zip can become the hardest of tasks. Sometimes, no matter what you put your fingers in, they just don’t seem to get warmer; and why is it that when your fingers are cold, your whole body gets cold too? Each cold season, it’s yet another never-ending battle to find the right glove.

Each rider likes a certain type of glove and purchasing the wrong pair can be an expensive mistake. Too thick? Too stiff? Too bulky? Too small? Can’t feel the levers? The insides fall out the glove when you take them off? The water leaks in? Too rough on your nose when you rub your nose? (Admit it we all do it!) – the annoyances are endless. Anyhow, we’ve tested some in an attempt to try and find you the best cycling gloves out there on the market without having to scroll through pages of options!

Winter days are the best days.

No one wants to be put off winter cycling because of the cold. Winter cycling rides are some of the best rides you can do, so we’ve selected the best cycling gloves on the market to help you maximize your cycling experiences in the coming months…

The Top 5 Winter Cycling Gloves

  1. SealSkinz All Weather XP Cycle Gloves - Black/Black
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    SealSkinz All Weather XP Cycle Gloves - Black/Black

    Product description – These are all-weather gloves designed to enhance your cycling performance in all weather conditions. They are constructed with pressure point padding and box fingers to improve flexibility and comfort.

    Review – Really warm gloves that can be used on a phone or a cycle computer as they have touchscreen materials on the index fingers and thumbs – so you don’t have to take them off to go on your cycle computer or phone when out in the cold!

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  2. Sportful Neoprene Gloves - Black
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    Sportful Neoprene Gloves - Black

    Product description – Some great features of this glove make this a great choice. The stretch neoprene gives you a wonderful feel on the handlebars, unlike some bulky gloves can. A lovely high cuff to stop drafts and water seeping in and kevlar reinforced material for durability.

    Review – These gloves will certainly keep you warm. If you do suffer from the cold in extreme ways, then these are the gloves for you. The wind or cold does not get in these whatsoever. Use these in the most extreme cold conditions, such as snow, ice or the bitterly cold winds.

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  3. Castelli Estremo Gloves
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    Castelli Estremo Gloves

    Product description – Designed for the coldest conditions  – ideal for very low temperatures and bad weather such as rain, hail, wind, and even snow. Constructed from a phenomenal windproof Gore® Windstopper® X-Fast fabric combined with a soft comfortable fleecy material on the palm. The silicone texture offers a safe and secure grip that stands the test of time. Proof that Castelli takes harsh winter riding seriously, just like their riders.

    Review – They look stunning.  The grip pattern is superb and they do what they say on the tin. Contact points on the gear shifting are very clear, and you can also feel the hoods nicely, making you feel in control whilst also giving plenty of protection at the same time. Check them out on our Instagram:

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  4. Sealskinz All Season Gloves - Black/Grey
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    Sealskinz All Season Gloves - Black/Grey

    Product Description – An all-round glove with a soft, supple and durable goatskin leather palm that offers a durable yet natural feel. The All-Season gloves from Sealskinz are 100% waterproof, windproof and breathable. An innovative pull on tab, touchscreen compatible fingertips and a suede wiper on the thumb are just some of the great features this affordable winter glove has to offer.

    Review – The All-Season is a great winter glove at a fantastic price. It’s easy to get on and the soft touch Velcro closure offers a secure yet comfortable fit. Waterproof and windproof fabrics keep the harsh winter weather out while the leather palm gives comfort and control.

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  5. Castelli Scalda Elite Gloves
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    Castelli Scalda Elite Gloves

    Product description – A slim-fitting glove that provides complete wind protection but and is entirely fleece-lined for warmth. Reflective transfers on the back of the glove improve visibility while touchscreen fingertips make it possible to operate your smartphone. A silicone grip pattern on the palm is designed to improve grip and a high-stretch cuff makes the gloves easy to get on and off.

    Review – The Scalda isn’t as thick as some of Castelli’s other winter gloves and is designed for those ‘cool’ winter days. The overall quality is superb, as you’d expect from Castelli. Grip on the handlebars is second to none thanks to the all-over silicone grip pattern. In the Scalda your hands will remain warm but not overheat and at just 95 grams you’ll hardly even notice you’re wearing them.


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