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Whatís the point of cycling gloves? Somebody asked me that recently in that tone of voice that implied cycling gloves are one of those accessories that are more about image than substance. I mean, címon. Do you really need gloves for riding a bike?

Actually, many cyclists find gloves useful. Here are list of six ways that bike gloves can help you when you ride.

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May 18, 2007 at 5:03 pm
(1) Jeff Anderson says:

You only gave the last six of the first seven reasons any serious cyclist wears gloves: It’s how you constantly wipe your nose!

May 19, 2007 at 6:19 pm
(2) Earl says:

You didn’t mention comfort, and keeping your fingers from going to sleep.
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