A good pair of cycling gloves are an essential part of every rider’s kit. Especially if you spend long hours on your road bike, high-quality cycling gloves will absorb micro vibrations caused by uneven roads and thus guarantee a more comfortable ride experience. We have put together a buyer's guide with all important tips and tricks to help you choose the right gloves for fun road cycling. Ranging from the right padding of cycling gloves through to the right materials for summer or winter, you will find all information needed for buying a good pair of gloves for road cycling here.
Our product range includes a big choice of road gloves for women and men in all common sizes and price ranges by renowned brands like ROSE, Roeckl, Chiba, GripGrab, GORE WEAR, Ziener, Shimano, Mavic, assos, Castelli and many more. In the ROSE online shop you are guaranteed to find the right model!
On hot days, your cycling gloves should be first and foremost: breathable. The material should absorb excessive moisture and heat fast and wick it off to the outside to ensure a dry and cool feeling on your skin.
Particularly light mesh materials and a perforated technical material on the palm are preferred during summer, as these allow for perfect ventilation of your hands.
Some cycling gloves in our range have another interesting feature that prevents tanning lines. Sunlight gets though the fine and light fabric of the gloves on the back of your hands. This is how these gloves allow for even tanning of your hands. Cycling gloves with tan-through material are marked as such in the product text.
Especially for the cold season, we offer a big choice of lined, warm winter gloves that offer effective protection thanks to their insulating material. Differences between winter gloves:
Our extensive choice of winter cycling gloves against cold fingers can be found here.
Your new short finger or full-finger gloves should be snug enough to feel like a second skin, yet not too tight as to be restrictive. The cuff goes around your wrist and should be snug and comfortable, too.
Depending on the model, some gloves offer additional features. These are the most important ones that might even improve your cycling experience:
With this helpful buyer's guide, you should easily find the perfect road gloves for your cycling discipline. Our experts will be happy to give you more advice on cycling gloves anytime. Our product range includes a big choice of road gloves for women and men in all standard sizes and price ranges by renowned manufacturers such as ROSE, Roeckl, Chiba, GripGrab, GORE WEAR, Ziener, Shimano, Mavic, assos, Castelli and many more. In the ROSE online shop you are guaranteed to find the right model!