Forclaz 300 Hybrid Adult Hiking Gloves - Petrol Blue
Recommended conditions for use: from -3°C to 2°C. Touchscreen
3 / 5 1 rating
Available price from 11/01/2017 and while stocks last on Decathlon
3 / 5 1 rating
KeithMan30-39 years old06 January 2017Use since 2 to 8 weeksThat review has been deposited on this product versionpurchase confirmed.Good fit and ideal for a chilly day Poor touch screen tips and nor ideal for cold days
Nice gloves but didn't really keep my hands warm.
Recommended conditions for use: from -3°C to 2°C. Fleece palms
Windproof, stretch back of hand: protects from wind without restricting movement
TACTILE. Palm reinforcement for better grip of poles
Easier gripping thanks to the smooth fleece palms
Ease of use
Patch wrist to stop air getting in under the jacket
from S to XXL.
Palm : 100.0% Polyester (PES) Back fabric : 75.0% Polyester (PES), 25.0% Polyamide (PA) Wrist : 90.0% Polyester (PES), 10.0% Elastane Yoke : 60.0% Polyamide (PA), 40.0% Polyurethane (PU)
protecting your hands from the cold while hiking.
INNOVATION: a hybrid glove adapted to each part of the hand
A hybrid glove which incorporates different materials across the different hand sections: a softshell material on the back to block the wind, smooth fleece material on the palm to facilitate hand movement, synthetic reinforcement on the palm for a better grip, a tight-fitting synthetic reinforcement on the palm for better gripping, with elastane, which slips easily under the jacket sleeves.
The body produces heat during exercise, which is preserved thanks to the thermal insulation of the outfit. If the clothing is unfit for this purpose, the body will cool down and the blood flow to the hands will drop in order to keep the central core warm. The gloves and clothing should therefore be adapted for use to keep hands comfortable. If you're not sure, it's always best to select a pair of hiking gloves that are slightly too big rather than too small.
Recommended temperature = 2°C
Suited to the ambient temperature for which 100% of testers judge the thermal sensation to be acceptable on their hands. This is 2°C for Forclaz 300 hybrid gloves.
Limit temperature = -3°C
Suited to the ambient temperature for which 90% of testers judge the thermal sensation to be acceptable on their hands. This is -3°C for Forclaz 300 hybrid gloves.
How is the use temperature measured?
All our gloves are laboratory tested using a thermal hand to determine the level of warmth as well as the minimum usage temperatures. The minimum use temperatures (recommended and limits) are based on a study carried out on a panel of 23 testers in walking situations exposed to temperatures ranging from 5°C to -20°C and wind of 10 km/h. These temperatures are only valid in walking situations.
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