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Old 10-06-2012, 10:05 AM   #16
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About $3.00 at the commercial fishermen supply store. They do have some texture for better grip. I sure tested them well a few times this summer.

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Old 10-06-2012, 02:37 PM   #17
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Anybody have an equally good solution for summer sweat? I don't even wear my Rukka's in the summer anymore because I can't get the damn things back on after a gas stop. I want/need the protection but can't handle the frustration of trying to get them back on so I wear some less protective A-Stars. I've only got 4 un-mangled fingers left, so protection is pretty important. lol
Silk glove liners.

Seriously. Silk will keep you warm when it is cold, keep you cool when it is warm.
Try the liners and see if your hands are any warmer. I predict they won't be, but you will get back into your gloves a whole lot easier.
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Old 10-06-2012, 05:49 PM   #18
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I'll have to give the silk liners a try.
I HATE wet leather gloves and when my Olympias get wet they stay wet forever!
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Old 10-06-2012, 08:12 PM   #19
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I'll have to give the silk liners a try.
I HATE wet leather gloves and when my Olympias get wet they stay wet forever!
The leather gloves will still stay wet. No fix here. My point was that it was so much easier to use them with the liners: they would come on and off without sticking.

Regarding the suggestions of over-gloves: I tried them all, from Aerostich rubber overgloves through gardening gloves. They still get wet inside and, worse yet, they reduce dexterity and feel of the controls. I did not feel comfortable.

YMMV

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Old 10-06-2012, 08:28 PM   #20
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Problem with glove liners is that you still have a pair of wet gloves to contend with. You can get dedicated waterproof gloves, but unless you live in the PNW, you'll only get caught out in the occasaional rainstorm or rarely need to ride in the rain. Overgloves make sense, just like a rainsuit.

Don't have overgloves, but they just went up a notch on my "round-tuit" list...
Seems you can stop at a gas station, pull off your wet gloves without turning the innards out, handle your credit card and run the pump wearing the liners and put the gloves back on.

Definitely an irritant I run into.
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Old 10-06-2012, 08:34 PM   #21
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Hmmmm, I just put Nitrile gloves on under my riding ones when it's wet or cold. Cheap and effective.
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Old 10-07-2012, 05:30 PM   #22
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+1 on the silk liners - get some velcro and trim a mating piece to fit over the last 1/4-1/3 of the the closure strap, then you don't tear up the silk.

Rubber household cleaning gloves are cheap, take up very little space and very effective to keep your gloves dry (not easy to pull on over the gloves).
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