Giro Neo Blaze gloves review

We get to grips with Giro's premium glove and find out if it really is the ultimate foul-weather accessory

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Cycling Weekly Verdict

A heavy-duty winter glove for mild wet rides. Don't expect them to breathe well, but they will keep your hands warm in really wet conditions.

Reasons to buy
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    Grippy fingers and palms

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    Good dexterity for such a thick glove

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    Can fit a liner glove underneath

Reasons to avoid
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    Struggles in very cold temperatures

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On paper, these are the gloves you’d want to have with you when Zeus comes to town. They’re heavy-duty neoprene gloves with glued seams, designed to withstand sudden downpours and long rides in the rain.

They’re beefy in their design and thick cut, like someone has cut an outline of your hand from rubber. But as anyone who’s worn a wetsuit can attest, this neoprene is only really suitable for its intended purpose – which is getting very wet.

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