There’s something about classic leather that newfangled tech fabrics just can’t compete with, and that’s why the Giro LX Men’s Gloves garner so much love. Leather might sound sweaty and hot, but the LX’s upper is highly perforated for serious ventilation and breathability. The palm is made from durable but flexible Pittards leather, and Giro outfitted it with 3mm Technogel padding to reduce road vibrations during long chip-seal pavement rides and gravel grinds.
- Cycling gloves for a smooth, comfortable ride
- Pittards leather is durable yet flexible
- Perforated upper provides plenty of airflow
- Technogel padding absorbs vibration for comfy wrists
- Hook-and-loop closure for easy on and off
- Item #GIR00C7
What do you think about this product?
August 16, 2018
Avoid the dyed black color...
Pros: 1. super soft leather with a good amount of padding in all of the right places. 2. Classic good looks. 3. Comfortable, if you get the correct size. Cons: 1. Black dye bleeds badly if you sweat a little or have ridden in the rain. The black dye is difficult to get off your skin. 2. Nose wipe pad on back of thumb is next to useless - the ultra soft microfiber wipes away nothing. 3. The mesh fabric that is on the inside of each finger is very fragile - after the 2nd or 3rd ride, the stitches here tore, leaving a 1-2cm hole. 4. SIZE UP! I wear a size small in every manufacturer, including other models from Giro. But the velcro strap barely attaches halfway on with these LX gloves, and the fingers are tight. They have broken in, but NOT gotten larger in the dozen or so rides. Still are too tight. I would 100% recommend that you size up if you buy these. I also recommend you AVOID the black color. That said, I still might buy these again if I can get them in the tan color, with the same discount. If I paid full price I'd be upset. The picture shows before and after scrubbing my hands...
April 1, 2018
Little tight between the fingers
I wore these for the first time today and they were really soft, worked well with my lizard skins bar tape. It felt like these were going to last a long time, maybe with some conditioner they will. However early in the morning when it was cold out they seem to really constrict my skin a lot. But once the day picked up and got warmer they seem to stretch a little bit more. I think I need to wear them a few more times to get the space between the fingers work escape out as they were pretty tight.
August 9, 2017
This pair replaces a four year old pair of LX gloves which had started to show their age. The new pair are wonderfully soft, comfortable, and fit perfectly. Only quibble is the Velcro tabs are a bit short and not as strong as the old ones, but the slightly less powerful Velcro also means it's less likely to grab on other gear and ruin it. Overall the best mitts I've owned. Be sure to treat them properly though - like all leather they occasionally need leather conditioner to keep them supple.
July 26, 2017
They don't last.
They look GREAT and are very comfortable. The problem is they do not last. I wore through these in 6 months. Leather just doesn't handle sweat like synthetic. They would get stiff when dry and shrink a little. I would love to be able to replace them every 6-8 months, though.
June 23, 2017
Soft pliable leather glove true to size. Color is not pretentious. Only wish they came in full finger length. Bit warm for hot weather.
October 20, 2016
Father loves them!
The best I have ever had. Quite simply, they do the job for me by allowing me a sure grip on the handles, comfortable feel both in my palms and fingers, and an excellent fit-with size large. And the tan calf color allow this Dad to look cool!! Ha...
September 27, 2016
Classic style and comfort
Finally found a proper pair of classy, fingerless gloves that have plenty of padding on the palms for really long days on the trail. They fit true to size and form to you to fit better over time. The saying, “fits like a glove”, probably originated with these fingerless mitts. Highly recommended for any mountain biker that wants to go for a classic look and full function. I have not had these long so unable to comment on durability.
April 19, 2016
Not sure if its worth it
I really want to like this glove, great looks and materials, the padding is best I've found. However these gloves have the same flaw as the cheapest textile Giro gloves with same style of padding. The Microfiber tears where it is sewn to the leather palm.
December 16, 2015
I have ulna nerve issues in one arm and I've had other padded gloves but these are the best. While leather may be a little warmer than the synthetics, these are super comfortable with amazing padding and protection. I'll find out in a few months if too hot for summer riding.