Chipolatas

329 reviews
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Colour
Royal Blue
Size
Windproof warmth for your digits on those chilly morning jaunts to work, or while out night riding your favourite singletrack. Reinforced palms provide extra protection for your mitts and ensure positive contact with your bike. Get 'em while they're hot.
+Features
  • Royal Blue gloves are BLACK with a royal blue cuff tab.
  • WindFoil™ softshell outer.
  • Add a thermal liner for extra warmth.
  • Multi-panel fit with boxed pre-curved fingers..
  • Fast drying, hardwearing synthetic suede palms.
  • Silicon screened prints on palm and fingers provides additional grip.
  • Reflective detailing.
  • Touch-screen sensitive finger and thumb tips for swiping left, or right.
  • Made for us in China.
+Tech

  Weight: 90 gm

+WindFoil™
WindFoil™ combines the insulative benefits of a polyester micro-fleece liner with a smooth, water resistant, softshell exterior. A totally windproof, yet highly breathable membrane is sandwiched between the inner and outer fabrics providing effective protection in cold, dry conditions.
  • Composition: 100% polyester with PU membrane.
  • 100% windproof.
  • Durable water-repellent (DWR) finish on face fabric.
  • Breathability: 4000gm per sq.m per 24hr.

+Video

+Washing

  • All Ground Effect clothing enjoys a warm 40ºC machine wash. Try to avoid cold-water detergents and those with bleach, 'oxygen whitener' or fabric softener.
    • The cold-water varieties have little enzymes that are super-charged to brave the cold but can damage technical fabrics and cause skin irritation. 
    • Bleach rots natural fibres like merino, strips the dye, attacks laminates of waterproof fabrics and can also cause skin irritation.
    • Sodium Percarbonate (the main ingredient in oxygen whitener) can make colours run.
    • Fabric softener and stuff containing it like wool wash destroys the water repellent finish on waterproof and water resistant fabrics, and can cause colours to run. 
  • As a rule of thumb, a product that is easy on the planet is also easy on your body. Select a mild plant-based soap like EcoverEcostoreEarthwise or Aware.
  • Hand washing is sometimes the only option on tour, but a washing machine rinses more thoroughly and is preferable if you have the choice.
  • Most Ground Effect gear dries super-fast so hanging on the line or drooping over the bedpost is generally the best option. High heat can damage some fabrics so if you do take your threads for a spin, set the device on 'medium' or 'warm' rather than hot. A lap in the dryer is recommended for your rain jacket, after it has dried on the line, as it helps recharge its water repellent finish. 

  • Wash your gloves separately - the synthetic suede can cause havoc staining other clothing.
  • Air dry only - no dryers for these puppies.

+ Shipping
  • Items are generally packed and sent the same day your order is received.
  • Costs $7 by overnight courier within New Zealand.
  • NZ$7 by tracked airmail to Australia.
  • Around NZ$15-25 by tracked airmail to destinations elsewhere in the world - calculated in our shipping cart as you check out. 
    • More shipping and tax details in our FAQ.
    Customer Reviews
    4.7 Based on 329 reviews
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      WS
      16/06/2021
      Wayne S.
      Australia Australia
      Great gloves

      I purchased these before my old ones had worn out. My problem now is these are so good I can't go back to the old ones! Fit is fantastic as is the materials and tailoring.

      SJ
      16/06/2021
      Sam J.
      New Zealand New Zealand
      Super Niche

      All of my winter gear is ground effect, love the stuff. these are interesting. very coarse when first worn but soften quickly. On freezing mornings they dont keep hands warm. On warm mornings hands sweat. so the sweet spot is cold but not freezing mornings . . . well made but maybe a bit Niche

      PS
      15/06/2021
      Pauline S.
      New Zealand New Zealand
      Great fit, cold thumb

      The gloves fit very well for my small hands. The reflective logo is great. Wish the thumb was wind proof as it does get cold while the other fingers are fine.

      SP
      08/06/2021
      Stewart P.
      New Zealand New Zealand
      Warm but not too hot

      These are great for my Christchurch winter commute. The gloves keep my hands nice and warm but they also seem to breathe a bit which means they don't get too sweaty inside. That makes them easier to remove and nicer to put on again. Another great GroundEffect product!

      PF
      27/05/2021
      Peter F.
      Australia Australia
      Chipolatas gloves in cold weather

      A very well made glove that fits well. Although a little tight initially they moulded to the shape of my hands after a couple of rides. They aren’t as warm or protective as I expected. Riding in zero degree mornings on my mtb I found my fingers and thumbs particularly, were feeling the cold. I think they are more a cold autumn glove rather than a true winter glove. Nevertheless, I like them.