Technology transfer: it's big in sports these days. Look to Formula One for aerodynamic advice on your frame; sailing for your waterproof fabrics and such. Golf would never have something to offer, though, would it? Well, apparently so. Hirzl, who make both these full-finger Gripp Tour FF riding gloves, and a mitt-style version too. And, guess what their USP is? Yup. Simply put, once on the bars, your hands aren't going anywhere.
You'll never in a gazillion years guess the main selling point of these Grippp gloves.
Oh, okay, you did guess: they're grippy. Well, that's rained on my parade, hasn't it?
The funny thing is, it's not marketing nonsense. These are remarkably grippy whether your handlebar is dry or wet.
Tech Roundup: Cube 860g frame for Eurobike + new Velobici PBP range + Morvelo Tour of Britain jersey + Exposure new LEDs + more…
The German Cube brand is promising its 'fastest ever' frame with the introduction at Eurobike next week of the new version of the Litening Super HPC carbon model. Weight is claimed to be down 150 grams to 860g without losing torsional stiffness but with comfort added by slimming the seat stays and top tube.