It’s not just women that suffer with cold hands, but more often than not, it’s us that feel the cold most. There are a few things that are really off-putting when you’re out riding, and one of those is icy fingers! Here are 8 options that may help keep the cold away when you want to get out and ride on those bitterly cold days.
[part title="Seal Skinz"]
Available in small, medium and large, Seal Skinz have created a female specific glove that provides a lightweight and rugged design for riding in wet and cold conditions. The ladies winter cycle gloves are highly breathable with good insulation providing increased warmth and protection from moisture build up. The gloves are windproof, waterproof and made from a ripstop outer shell fabric. It is recommended you measure your hand in inches to discover your glove size as if they gloves are too small they may not work effectively. They also come equipped with a fleece wiper on the thumb and a thermal rating of 4/5.
Best price: £19.99, available from Evans.
The Gore Bike Wear Power Windstopper Soft Shell Lady Women’s Gloves are designed specifically for women. The gloves offer a windproof, thermo lined glove that help keep you comfortable, warm and protected. Available in Black, Black/White, Black/Red or Black/Pink the gloves offer great finger sensation and grip with added wipe on the thumb for sweat. The windstopper glove will keep you warm, dry and cool leaving you to focus on the ride ahead and come equipped with reflective detailing for visibility.
Best Price: £9.99 available from Evans.
[part title="DHB liner glove"]
A perfect accompaniment to most winter gloves for extra warmth on bitter winter rides. The DHB liner glove offers excellent value and can be used on its own or under or over another glove. It offers a highly breathable, stretchy fabric meaning they aren’t too bulky, allowing you comfort and freedom when riding. The gloves are made from a stretch polyester and offers an elasticated wrist. An affordable option if you suffer with colds hands and want some extra comfort on cold days.
Best price: £11.99, available from Wiggle.
[part title="Mavic Club Glove"]
The Mavic Clue glove is Mavic’s answer to riding in cold and windy conditions. Available in black with reflective detailing, they come with a Velcro strap for extra security and adjustability. The club glove comes equipped with Thinsulate™, which means they are breathable and water resistant even in foggy and misty weather. The gloves keep warm due to only absorbing a maximum of 1% of its own weight of water. They also offer Ergo Pro palm for greater shock absorption and scuff guard technology to protect them in strategic areas. Perfect for those looking for a warm and comfortable winter glove.
Best Price: £26.99, available from JE James Cycles.
[part title="Madison Windshell Women’s Long Finger"]
Madison have designed a wind and shower proof glove for everyday use. The gloves offer a breathable material with a microfleece lining to help keep hands warm. The Windshell offer a women’s specific cut with optimum thickness and a cuff strap for adjustability. Available in black with reflective detailing for enhanced visibility they have a padded palm for reduced vibration and a limited lifetime warranty. Great for those looking for practical and comfortable gloves for the cold weather.
Best Price: £17.97, available from Wheelies.
[part title="Pearl Uzumi Select Softshell"]
The Pearl Uzumi select softshell are ideal for cool and windy weather. The updated version of the popular Select Softshell Lite Glove feature a reinforced palm for durability and improved fit for comfort and grip. The fabric acts as a great barrier for wind and water protection that delivers good moisture transfer and warmth. There is also synthetic leather in areas prone to wear to ensure the gloves last as well as a silicone palm for added grip. Great for cool days, and perfect for commutes as well as everyday rides.
Best Price: £18.74, available from Cycle Store.
[part title="Endura Strike "]
Endura Strike women’s glove offer a seam-sealed internal waterproof & breathable membrane with a stretch fabric for warmth as well as allowing you to feel unrestricted. The gloves are fast drying and offer a gel padding on the palm for extra comfort. The cuff has an adjustable Velcro strap to allow you to adjust for extra comfort and optimal fit. They provide good grip even in the wet, and even though they may look somewhat bulky, they are comfortable and warm. An attractive offering from Endura, good for those looking for a waterproof, warm option.
Price £29.99, available from Chain Reaction Cycles.
[part title="Fox Antifreeze"]
Although these aren’t a female specific glove, the antifreeze are ideal for cold winter conditions. They offer two separate gloves so you can adapt them depending on the conditions. The outer glove features a layer to keep the heat in, whilst the inner are waterproof. They can feel somewhat bulky, but you shouldn’t have any issues changing gear or breaking at they will keep you warm and dry in cold weather. They offer an attractive option you can wear as a single or double layer, available in a range of sizes and great for those looking for a glove they can adapt for the weather.
Best Price: £27.99, available from Stif.
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