How to: WET hands in DRY GLOVES?


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How to: WET hands in DRY GLOVES?

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Hi, this may sound like a silly question but honestly some tips would be helpful.
Sometimes I ride in bad weather and need to switch gloves. On my last trip, my hands got wet and cold, and when I stopped to change into my dry (heated) gloves, I couldn't hardly get my cold clammy fingers into them. It was a really uncomfortable situation.

What has worked for you?


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bread sacks. cover your hands in bread sacks and you wont have wet gloves, or wrinkled fingers. same for shoes.you learn all sorts of things after you have ridden a few miles. carry large hefty garbage bags on your bike too. makes quick raingear!
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The hands need to be dry to get into the gloves. Wet hands just will not go into dry gloves.
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I've had this problem before, on a cold, wet day. I let the bike idle, and held my hands in the hot exhaust to dry them out. :)
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I've done this too. Just not ideal. And kinda stinky. :lol:
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two_wheeled wrote: Tue Nov 29, 2022 5:04 pm I've done this too. Just not ideal. And kinda stinky. :lol:
lol. told you to stay away from your sister!
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I have a thin pair of knit gloves that i use when my hands are wet. Hands into thin gloves, then into the motorcycle gloves. This also works if the M/C gloves are wet. I think Aerostitch sells a pair of silk gloves for the same purpose.
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ggreenco wrote: Thu Dec 01, 2022 10:08 am I have a thin pair of knit gloves that i use when my hands are wet. . . . .
Aerostitch sells a pair of silk gloves for the same purpose.
Great idea! This just might be the solution I was looking for.
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I always have a towel or two in the saddlebag. With that I have always been able to adequately dry my hands so I can slip my gloves on.
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They do sell rain mitts that slip on over your gloves to keep gloves dry in the first place. I have a pair of them, but also have my 'rain gloves'. Kinda like wet suit material, I think they are neoprene, they get wet, but hands don't get cold. I can slip them on even when my hands are wet. They were actually made for bicyclists. I don't want to get my good leather gloves wet.
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The liners of my Klim gloves pull out when I take them off. I carry a chop stick to push the liner back into the fingers of the glove.
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My favorite Hondaline winter gloves had rain covers that were stored in the gauntlet so they were always handy. The covers also had a chamois patch sewn on the back, to wipe your face shield. Too bad they are no longer made. :(
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It's called a towel..... Dry your hands off and then put your gloves on. Oh, oh I forgot that would be just too simple. And you didn't have to spend a ton of money on a lot of other useless products. Lol😳
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Ravyn wrote: Fri Dec 02, 2022 7:08 pm It's called a towel..... Dry your hands off and then put your gloves on. Oh, oh I forgot that would be just too simple. And you didn't have to spend a ton of money on a lot of other useless products. Lol😳
Have you ever tried drying your hands on a cold day in the rain? No evaporation is happening, and you just end up wiping the wetness around. It doesn't work!
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Yep! This exactly.
I do carry towels, but on a cold damp day they won't dry your hands enough to get them back into gloves.
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Yes I have wingadmin. Its allways worked for me. Maybe you should try a different towel.
I moved out of Wisconsin when I was 40, put a lot of miles on in the cold.
Move to the Pacific North wet in 1986 and it gets plenty cold and wet around here !
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Small pot of baby powder or any cheapo talc works wonders


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