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Summer Gloves (Tourmaster Intake Air) 9.5
« on: June 26, 2012, 10:15:20 am »
My son sent me a gift card for Father's day and I needed me some new gloves, so...

After doing a lil research I decided on a pair of Tourmaster Intake Air gloves in Silver (my riding jacket is a Tourmaster Intake Series 2).



The main thing that I was looking for, after protection, was a breathable warm weather glove that would allow plenty of air to flow.

I ordered them from Powersport Superstore via Amazon. When they arrived I tried them on and I wasn't so sure that I had made the right choice. The gloves fit great and seemed to be very well made out of quality materials but they seemed a bit thick to really flow air well.

Once I got out on the bike it was clear that I had made the right choice. These gloves flow a ton of air! On the backs of these gloves there is a 'reverse hood scoop' that creates a low pressure area that helps draw more air through the glove. The palms and fingers are perforated while the backs are mesh. I can really feel the air flow through the entire glove. 

Tourmaster has hit a home run with these gloves! So now, not only am I dashing, debonair, and extremely handsome while riding my bike, I'm also color co-ordinated. These gloves match the colors of my jacket perfectly and keep my hands cool.

These gloves have earned the prestigious, and highly sought after, Conrad Seal of Approval. 

« Last Edit: July 12, 2012, 05:38:50 am by Conrad »
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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2012, 12:20:29 pm »
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So now, not only am I dashing, debonair, and extremely handsome while riding my bike, I'm also color co-ordinated.


You forgot to add un-assuming and humble.   ::)    Poke:   8)


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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2012, 12:27:57 pm »


You forgot to add un-assuming and humble.   ::)    Poke:   8)

I didn't want it to seem like I was bragging, you know?
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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2012, 12:46:13 pm »
My girlfriend bought me a pair of those earlier this summer.  Best thing she's done for me, almost.   :P  They are very nice when it's hot out, that's for sure.

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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #4 on: June 26, 2012, 02:02:02 pm »
I didn't want it to seem like I was bragging, you know?

Snort.  Good one.

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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #5 on: June 26, 2012, 02:30:07 pm »
I just might have to get a pair of these in BLACK of course  ;D

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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #6 on: June 26, 2012, 02:44:24 pm »
I just might have to get a pair of these in BLACK of course  ;D

You can't go wrong with these gloves Gum.

Yeah, you better get black. You wouldn't want your hands to be faster than the rest of your bike, that would be embarrassin.
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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #7 on: June 29, 2012, 05:51:28 pm »
Amazing because I used to have the original Air Intake gloves and absolutely loved them. I lost one on my trip to the west coast last year and ended up buying a set of Air Intakes again but they are the second generation as you have and they don't fit me nearly as well- the fingers are longer and thinner then the originals. Also the originals were a wider mesh and quite a bit cooler.

By the way, what is the seal doing that is giving him such a contented look in that photo Conrad?

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My son sent me a gift card for Father's day and I needed me some new gloves, so...

After doing a lil research I decided on a pair of Tourmaster Intake Air gloves in Silver (my riding jacket is a Tourmaster Intake Series 2).



The main thing that I was looking for, after protection, was a breathable warm weather glove that would allow plenty of air to flow.

I ordered them from Powersport Superstore via Amazon. When they arrived I tried them on and I wasn't so sure that I had made the right choice. The gloves fit great and seemed to be very well made out of quality materials but they seemed a bit thick to really flow air well.

Once I got out on the bike it was clear that I had made the right choice. These gloves flow a ton of air! On the backs of these gloves there is a 'reverse hood scoop' that creates a low pressure area that helps draw more air through the glove. The palms and fingers are perforated while the backs are mesh. I can really feel the air flow through the entire glove. 

Tourmaster has hit a home run with these gloves! So now, not only am I dashing, debonair, and extremely handsome while riding my bike, I'm also color co-ordinated. These gloves match the colors of my jacket perfectly and keep my hands cool.

These gloves have earned the prestigious, and highly sought after, Conrad Seal of Approval. 


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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #8 on: June 29, 2012, 06:17:46 pm »
She must be hanging out by the skimmer return.

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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #9 on: June 29, 2012, 06:25:40 pm »
You can't go wrong with these gloves Gum.

Yeah, you better get black. You wouldn't want your hands to be faster than the rest of your bike, that would be embarrassin.
I broke down and bought silver gloves. I saw the pants and I had to have a pair, but black is just to hot. So I bought silver pants and then I had to buy the silver gloves to go with.  :P


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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #10 on: June 30, 2012, 06:05:36 am »
Amazing because I used to have the original Air Intake gloves and absolutely loved them. I lost one on my trip to the west coast last year and ended up buying a set of Air Intakes again but they are the second generation as you have and they don't fit me nearly as well- the fingers are longer and thinner then the originals. Also the originals were a wider mesh and quite a bit cooler.

By the way, what is the seal doing that is giving him such a contented look in that photo Conrad?

Brian

I'm not sure what that seal is up to Brian but it looks pretty satisfied doesn't it?
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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #11 on: June 30, 2012, 06:06:29 am »
I broke down and bought silver gloves. I saw the pants and I had to have a pair, but black is just to hot. So I bought silver pants and then I had to buy the silver gloves to go with.  :P

That's the spririt Gumbi! What's your opinion of the gloves and pants?
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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #12 on: June 30, 2012, 06:31:11 am »
That's the spririt Gumbi! What's your opinion of the gloves and pants?
I went to the Honda shop and tried them on, then went back to work and ordered them off of Amazon for almost half the price. They should be delivered by Wednesday. The forecast calls for sun all week so I will let ya know late next week.

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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #13 on: June 30, 2012, 06:36:43 am »
Did you ask the shop if they could compete with the net price?

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Re: Summer Gloves
« Reply #14 on: June 30, 2012, 06:49:18 am »
Did you ask the shop if they could compete with the net price?
I was not planning on buying a pair of pants, so unfortunately I did not do my research. I always forget that I am carrying a Smartphone and it could help me in these situations. Doh....  ::)