I managed to squeeze a 300km Audax in the last weekend of Summer before heading back to work. As I rolled in late at night all I had done to keep warm was put on a windproof.
Over the course of the next week's commuting it was like the Summer was flicked off like a switch and it had got COLD. Ok, not arctic but Summer gloves no longer cut it.
After the demise of my Polaris windproof gloves I was left with Summer vented gloves or chunky winter ones. Looking for a happy medium I heard about the Galibier.cc Roubaix gloves which seemed to fit the bill and only £16 delivered.
Roubaix of course means fleece-backed lycra and the white stripes are in silicone rubber else there'd be a shortage of grip. The other feature that sold them to me is the longer cuff, gaps between jackets and gloves are a pet hate of mine!
They got their first run out today and of course there was an upturn in the temperature but first impressions are good and the silicone pattern provides plenty of grip on the brake levers.
I'll report back once they've seen a bit more action!