Hincapie Sportswear Nitro Glove $34.95
Faster than bare.
Racers used to eschew gloves for time trialing on the premise that they weren't sufficiently aerodynamic. That's because time trial gloves hadn't been created and Hincapie had yet to put their distinctive spin on the genre.
The key is making the back as smooth as possible. Hincapie brings out their moisture-wicking AT2 Tour Lycra Power for a skin-tight fit that reduces drag. The Lycra extends down past the wrist so it can meet with the wrists of long sleeve skinsuits. And for those who like to feel as if they're wearing no gloves at all, the Lycra is thin and wraps around the wrist, removing the need for any sort of hook and loop closure.
The palm is made of Chamrude, a durable, machine-washable synthetic leather. Sewn into the palm are two sectors of 3/8-inch thick foam, also stitched into place with Chamrude.
While these fit like a second-skin, they're also easy to don and remove. There's an extended tab on the palm side that runs all the way down past the end of the wrist. At the top, there's a tab between the middle and index fingers.
The Hincapie Nitro Glove comes in sizes starting at Small and running through XX-Large.
|Palm Circumference||7.5 - 8in
(19 - 20cm)
|8 - 8.5in
(20 - 22cm)
|8.5 - 9in
(22 - 23cm)
|9.5 - 10in
(24 - 25cm)
|10.5 - 11in
(27 - 28cm)
|11.5 - 12in
(29 - 31cm)
- How to Measure:
- Measure around the widest part of your hand, excluding the thumb.