National Shortage of Mitts!

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PhotoNic69
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National Shortage of Mitts!

Postby PhotoNic69 » Mon May 13, 2019 15:00 pm

Lost a mitt over the weekend. Spare pair are falling apart and smell like a dead mouse.

Can I find a pair of M/L (21cm hand circumference) mitts in a reasonable colour at a reasonable price anywhere online? Can I heck!! (from usual suspects)

Flouro-vomit-green or size XS or XXL everywhere. Grrrr......

Any secret online retailers that people favour that stock said items?


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Re: National Shortage of Mitts!

Postby PhotoNic69 » Mon May 13, 2019 15:25 pm

Step83 wrote:https://galibier.cc/product/echelon-mitt/

Job done


Thanks! They look good. Any idea how they size up in real life? So many mitts come in really small/tight.

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Re: National Shortage of Mitts!

Postby paulbnix » Mon May 13, 2019 18:31 pm

I am also interested in these mitts.

My hand measures 21 cm which is the max of the M and the min of the L.

Anyone with experience of these mitts willing to suggest which I order?

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Re: National Shortage of Mitts!

Postby meursault » Mon May 13, 2019 18:39 pm

Step83 wrote:https://galibier.cc/product/echelon-mitt/

Job done


+1 I have the retro ones, very impressed.
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Re: National Shortage of Mitts!

Postby davetex » Mon May 13, 2019 20:37 pm

The leather galibier ones are fantastic, mine seem standard for an xl

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Re: National Shortage of Mitts!

Postby Step83 » Mon May 13, 2019 20:59 pm

Sizing is exactly on the money, I would if your a 21cm probably size up but ping them a message they come back pretty quick.

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Re: National Shortage of Mitts!

Postby Alejandrosdog » Tue May 14, 2019 06:20 am

Why not knit your own.

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Re: National Shortage of Mitts!

Postby SloppySchleckonds » Tue May 14, 2019 08:23 am

Ever tried not wearing mitts? Give it a go
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Re: National Shortage of Mitts!

Postby Alejandrosdog » Tue May 14, 2019 09:18 am

SloppySchleckonds wrote:Ever tried not wearing mitts? Give it a go

this, I havent worn them for years. Gloves when its cold, less than 6 degrees.

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Re: National Shortage of Mitts!

Postby Arthur Scrimshaw » Tue May 14, 2019 09:24 am

Step83 wrote:https://galibier.cc/product/echelon-mitt/

Job done


Cheers, I totally agree with the OP, real dearth of reasonably priced conservatively styled mitts around.

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Re: National Shortage of Mitts!

Postby PhotoNic69 » Tue May 14, 2019 10:12 am

SloppySchleckonds wrote:Ever tried not wearing mitts? Give it a go


Yes, as a kid. I still recall my dad using a nailbrush and Fairy Liquid scrubbing my hands in the kitchen sink getting the grit out of my palms.....

Mitts for me :D

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Re: National Shortage of Mitts!

Postby Pippi Langsamer » Tue May 14, 2019 12:11 pm

Depends on what you mean by "reasonable" colour, and price, but I see no shortage of mitts....

https://www.specializedconceptstore.co. ... il-gloves/

https://www.specializedconceptstore.co. ... %5D=MEDIUM

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Re: National Shortage of Mitts!

Postby SecretSam » Tue May 14, 2019 16:14 pm

SloppySchleckonds wrote:Ever tried not wearing mitts? Give it a go


I have always worn them, since I first had the hand/tarmac interface
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Re: National Shortage of Mitts!

Postby PhotoNic69 » Tue May 14, 2019 17:44 pm

Pippi Langsamer wrote:Depends on what you mean by "reasonable" colour, and price, but I see no shortage of mitts....

https://www.specializedconceptstore.co. ... il-gloves/

https://www.specializedconceptstore.co. ... %5D=MEDIUM



Call me cheapskate but £27 for mitts!!! You're 'aving a giraffe!!!!

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Re: National Shortage of Mitts!

Postby Alejandrosdog » Tue May 14, 2019 18:23 pm

PhotoNic69 wrote:
Pippi Langsamer wrote:Depends on what you mean by "reasonable" colour, and price, but I see no shortage of mitts....

https://www.specializedconceptstore.co. ... il-gloves/

https://www.specializedconceptstore.co. ... %5D=MEDIUM




Call me cheapskate but £27 for mitts!!! You're 'aving a giraffe!!!!


That fairy liquid and brush seem more appealing now I bet :)

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Re: National Shortage of Mitts!

Postby Matthewfalle » Tue May 14, 2019 19:40 pm

SloppySchleckonds wrote:Ever tried not wearing mitts? Give it a go


this. its lush. the MFs either go for bare bones minimal as posted above or none.

#commando
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