Dainese Gasket Gloves (XS)
Impulse buy to match a red leather jacket. Descent.
Is and does as advertised. A bit pricey for closeout but hey, that is dainese. But now that I've gottem I think I'll look for a more premium setup as these are definitely ordinary commuter no no senses deals. Solid. Nothing to really crow or harp about. Like a well made turkey sandwich.
October 8, 2012
good choice, but not as much airflow as i was hoping
great gloves for comfort etc., but even though it's fabric there still isn't air flow through it. that's the typical tradeoff between protection and comfort, but i thought these gloves had found a workaround
June 18, 2012
These are my second pair of short cuff gloves. First one was alpinestars thunder glove which i bought in a size small. That one fit perfectly. For these gloves, a small was too long in the fingers for me so i got the xs, which still had a tiny room left. Its not as snug as i'd like it to be but maybe that's just because of my short fingers. I bought the white/black version which looks awesome and it feels beefy enough for protection but thin enough to handle the controls.
January 5, 2012
Dianese Gasket (made in Vietnam)
Overall pretty good fit and feel. I bought an XL since I have wide palms but a few of my digits (thumb and pinky) are shorter than normal. They are snug to get on and the velcro straps stays down. The interior stitching on the ring, middle, and index finger occasionally poke under the nail while riding, but hey, it's not a custom fit glove.
I wish the padding for the out side of the palm was a bit thicker since it feels like it isn't even there after a half hour or so.
There was a bit of disappointment when I took them out of the box when I immediately noticed they were made in Vietnam and a couple stitches in the logo on the cuff were all ready pulled up. The other stitching and finish looked well done though.
When you want Dianese and pay the Dianese prices, you should expect unmatched quality and fit. If this glove was $20 cheaper it would be a great bang for the buck, but as it sits, I'm not overly impressed with cost vs quality.
I thought these gloves would be good for year round use in Las Vegas, but my hands get numb if it's below 50F outside. So... air circulation is good then! I was able to get some thin glove liners to hold me over until it stars to warm up. No sense in buying another set of gloves to only use for 2 months out of the year.
December 19, 2011
This glove was exactly what i was looking for!
i have nothing but good thing to say about revzilla. Fast shipping service all the way to california.
The product was a perfect fit for my hand. With other dainese gloves i have owned it was never a perfect fit, however according to my measurements i am an extra large, on previous occasion i have purchased extra large gloves which felt as if they were a size too large, however with these gloves ordering an extra large was perfect. Upon wearing the glove it felt great, padding in the right places with the right amount if support and the goat skin for the palm was a great idea. I fuess it has more so to do with fitment more than anything but the plam are did not wrinkle upon using the glove, a big plus in my opinion. Looks wise i have no complaints except for the fact that i wish the gglove came in an all white configuration. The only real gripe i have for this glove is the wrist strap, i wish they would have beefed it up a bit. Other than that i truely love this glove. Also i bought these for street use, not track.
August 17, 2011
awesome summer gloves
These gloves are beautiful, offer an ample amount of protection in a summer glove and still ventilate reasonably well. Quality and craftsmanship as expected from Dainese.
My one gripe is that in the right pinky, the stitching protrudes a bit and rubs in a way to make it noticeable, but not necessarily uncomfortable. this is not the case with the left side, so i'm guessing it's just variation in the handcrafting. Hopefully it'll go away after some break-in.
June 20, 2011
Solid, comfortable gloves
My hand size was between 8.5 and 9 so I went with the large. The fingers were too long so I did an exchange (thank you Revzilla). The medium gloves were slightly snug at first but quickly stretched and conformed to my hand after a few rides. Good warm weather gloves. The knuckle guard does not pinch like some other gloves.
June 20, 2011