Endura Hyperon gloves review

The lightweight Endura Hyperon gloves are about fast paced riding and racing where grip and finger protection is more important than out and out comfort

Endura Hyperon Mitt

Endura Hyperon Mitt

Cycling Weekly Verdict

Endura have created another great summer essential with the Endura Hyperon gloves. The lightweight mitt fits, dare I say it, like a glove and is perfect for fast summer evening blasts or as a simple race glove.

Reasons to buy
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    Lightweight, minimal design

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    Excellent handlebar grip

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    Great fit

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Reasons to avoid
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    Thinner materials need care

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    Not as padded as some for longer rides

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It’s unsurprising, with Endura’s links with the Movistar WorldTour team, that the Endura Hyperon gloves have more than a hint of racer about them.

They incorportate perforated, relatively thin gel pads in the heel and base of thumb plus a thin strip of gel cushioning the base of the fingers. Despite the relative thinness of the padding, the properties of the gel minimises compression and actually does a great job of reducing the transfer of handlebar vibrations. If you have slightly smaller hands, this thinness actually improves comfort as it allows more hand freedom and encourages a more relaxed grip

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James Bracey

James Bracey's career has seen him move from geography teacher, to MBR writer, to Cycling Weekly's senior tech writer and video presenter. He possesses an in-depth knowledge of bicycle mechanics, as well as bike fit and coaching qualifications. Bracey enjoys all manner of cycling, from road to gravel and mountain biking.