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Good for some Gravity

I think these are decent gloves. The review above makes it sound like there's padding on the palm, maybe that's new because mine don't have it. The lack of padding (along with articulated knuckles) is great for aggressive riding as you get a nice bar feel. My hands have felt more fatigued than with other gloves on 25 mile loops though.

They have some armor on the fingers that helps deflect branches as you ride past, and padding on the pinky side of the hand. I would hav eliked a little more padding on the fingers and heel of the hand though. But they do ventilate really well. I haven't had any issues with the durability of the palms, though i had heard of issues in previous models.

Bottom line, great for all mountain/enduro, get more beef for DH or less for XC.