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Calling cold water kiters! - Glove me.

Postby Beardytello » Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:06 pm

Hey men,

I'm looking for advice on some as thin as possible, precurved gloves. They don't need to be the warmest but they have to be thin, I get really bad arm pump otherwise!

What do you have / recommend?

Thanking you in advance!

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Re: Calling cold water kiters! - Glove me.

Postby iriejohn » Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:11 pm


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Postby Beardytello » Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:20 pm

iriejohn wrote:
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search.php?keywords=Winter+gloves

Thank you iriejohn.

This is both informative and marginally passive aggressive, but mostly informative :D

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Postby Frank82 » Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:40 pm

Ripcurl flash bomb 3/2 5 finger, not pre-curved but the best I've had and I've had a lot. They are a nice balance between warmth and flex.

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Re: Calling cold water kiters! - Glove me.

Postby jyka » Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:45 pm

NRS mittens. Pre-curved, super warm and good touch to the bar.
https://coresites-cdn.factorymedia.com/ ... ittens.jpg

I don't buy any gloves any more what are not precurved!

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Postby Flyboy » Tue Feb 06, 2018 5:02 pm

jyka wrote:
Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:45 pm
I don't buy any gloves any more what are not precurved!
I agree. I had, for many years, a pair of thin not pre-curved neoprene gloves. They were not that warm & caused forearm fatigue. I now have a pair of relatively thick gloves that are seriously pre-curved. They are very warm & create minimal forearm fatigue.

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Postby Beardytello » Tue Feb 06, 2018 5:05 pm

Flyboy wrote:
Tue Feb 06, 2018 5:02 pm
jyka wrote:
Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:45 pm
I don't buy any gloves any more what are not precurved!
I agree. I had, for many years, a pair of thin not pre-curved neoprene gloves. They were not that warm & caused forearm fatigue. I now have a pair of relatively thick gloves that are seriously pre-curved. They are very warm & create minimal forearm fatigue.
A hook to hold onto the bar would be best! Like a pirate. I bet pirate hooks don't get cold.

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Postby The Captain » Tue Feb 06, 2018 5:15 pm

Have you looked at Lobster Claw gloves?

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Postby rogue_kiteboarder » Tue Feb 06, 2018 6:48 pm

https://kiteboarding.com/proddetail.asp ... _gloves_32

Ion Claw has a lot of shape built into the fingers, really helps.

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Re: Calling cold water kiters! - Glove me.

Postby Da Yoda » Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:07 pm

Beardytello wrote:
Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:06 pm
Hey men,

I'm looking for advice on some as thin as possible, precurved gloves. They don't need to be the warmest but they have to be thin, I get really bad arm pump otherwise!

What do you have / recommend?

Thanking you in advance!
Look no further! Ride Engine has exactly what you're looking for.
http://www.rideengine.com/GEAR/Wetsuits ... ves_2.html

Gul also makes a 1.5mm glove with radically curved fingers, but it's harder to find.
http://www.gul.com/sail/accessories/glo ... love-25954


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