Mavic Cosmic Pro gloves are designed for hot summer riding. We've taken a look at how they perform.

Product Overview

Overall rating:

Score 7

Mavic Cosmic Pro gloves

Weight:
Weight:

Pros:

  • Lightweight, minimalist design
  • Well ventilated
  • Comfortable

Cons:

  • No adjustment
  • No padding

Product:

Mavic Cosmic Pro gloves

Manufacturer:

Price as reviewed:

£30.00

The Mavic Cosmic Pro gloves are minimalist glove and part of Mavic’s Cosmic clothing range. Mavic boasts that the total weight of a complete summer cycling kit including helmet and shoes is under 1kg. As you’d expect these mitts are designed not to contribute much weight to that total and at 30 grams a pair that’s certainly the case.


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There’s no padding in the palms, which are made of synthetic leather, but are nevertheless comfortable and hard-wearing. I’ve not had any discomfort or soreness when wearing them even for extended rides of over four hours. There are venting perforations in the palms, the fingers and the back of the thumbs. The seams are unobtrusive and well-placed not to be uncomfortable when gripping the bars or the lever tops – where poorly positioned seams can cause discomfort on long rides.

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Palms are well ventilated but unpadded

Palms are well ventilated but unpadded

The back of the thumb and forefinger are designed for wiping, with the latter including Mavic’s characteristic yellow flash and logo. The rest of the back of the Mavic Cosmic Pro gloves are made of a lightweight mesh fabric, for plenty of ventilation.

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Backs of the mitts are lightweight

Backs of the mitts are lightweight

There’s no Velcro cuff to secure the mitts closed, but despite this I found the Mavic Cosmic Pro gloves easy to get on and they stayed in place well too. Getting some mitts off can be a struggle, but Mavic has designed the Cosmic Pros with slightly extended pads on all the fingers except the smallest, which are easy to grip to pull the gloves off again.

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The Cosmic Pro mitts are available in loads of sizes: six in total from XS to XXL and four different colour combinations.

For more details visit the Mavic website.

Verdict

The Mavic Cosmic Pro gloves good pair of lightweight cycling gloves for summer riding. Comfortable despite the lack of padding in the palms

Details

Weight:30g
Contact:www.mavic.co.uk