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Alpha Glove

16 reviews

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A new take on a winter cycling glove, the Alpha borrows know-how from our Alpha System of Jacket + mid-layer which was inspired by high alpine mountaineering. The concept combines a our DVStretch Softshell outer layer for wind/water protection with Polartec's Alpha Direct inside for its high warmth-to-weight insulating qualities, in a newly developed 3D pattern. The result is our warmest glove, capable of temps below freezing, while maintaining a light low-bulk feel with unmatched dexterity.


    • eVent DVStretch softshell with DWR - wind proof and water resistant
    • Polartec Alpha Direct insulation
    • Reflective Velocio logos and trim detail for subtle, refined styling and low light visibility
    • Rubberized palm and finger grip for better bar contact
    • Super Roubaix inserts on cuff for a gap-free fit 
    • Recommended Temp: Cold/wet 20-45°F (-7-8°C)
  • Fabric: 76% Polyamide / 12% Elastane / 12% ePTFE
    Lining: 100% Recycled Polyester
    Made in: Italy

  • Caring for your cycling gear properly will extend its life and maintain its performance, fit and quality. It’s important to consider these instructions carefully. While we stand behind the quality of our apparel, not adhering to these instructions will void our warranty against manufacturing & defects.

    We strongly recommend washing your new gear before wearing it. You’ll find that your apparel will soften, and fit & comfort will improve after washing - especially with bibs & shorts.

    Machine wash cool, 86°F (30°C) with like colors: Cooler temps maintain better longevity for your apparel. Like colors, especially lights, will remain more vibrant when washed with like colors.

    Use mild detergent. Do not bleach or dry clean: Strong detergents & bleach can break down the fibers and elastane in the garment, dramatically reducing its life.

    Close all fastenings: this goes also for other garments mixed in with your cycling apparel. Velcro closures or clasps can catch on stitching or trim and damage your garments.

    Lay flat to dry. Do not tumble dry: Do not put your cycling apparel in the dryer. Even on low heat. Don’t do it. Heat can damage fabric, elastic and heat transfer logos very easily. Lycra (Elastane) is used throughout our garments to provide compression and support and is susceptible to damage from heat and can irreparably damage your apparel.

Detail of the Velocio Alpha Glove
Ira in the Velocio Alpha Gloves
To measure:
  1. Wrap a measuring tape around your hand at the knuckles and make a fist. This is your hand width measurement.
  2. Measure from the base of your hand at the wrist to the tip of your longest finger. This is your hand length measurement.
  3. The chart below is a guide. Please allow for some variation based on your fit preference. If you like more room in your glove fit, we recommend sizing up.
 
Size Hand Width Hand Length
XS > 7" / > 18cm > 6.75" / > 17.5cm
SM 7-8" / 17.5-20cm 6.75-7" / 17.5-18cm
MD 8-9" / 20-23cm 7-7.5" / 18-19cm
LG 9-9.75" / 23-24.5cm 7.5-7.75" / 19-20cm
XL 9.75-10.5" / 25-27cm 7.75-8.25" / 20-21cm
Customer Reviews
4.6 Based on 16 Reviews
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02/18/2021
Anonymous
United States United States
Super nice, fairly warm glove

Very nice glove with super high quality finish that Velocio is known for. It’s reasonably warm, but don’t expect miracles. The emphasis is still on dexterity. Hoping it will prove durable given the price.

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02/11/2021
Steve B.
United States United States
Fits well and looks marvelous

I think this is a very well made glove for temperatures 35 to 45. My only complaint is the lining of the glove has a tendency to turn itself inside out when you remove the glove if you have any moisture at all on your hands. This is not a deal breaker, only makes it hard to get back on.

  • Product fit True to size
  • Size purchased larege
MS
02/05/2021
Matt S.
United States United States
Keeps my little piggies warm

I am a spoiled SoCal wuss with Raynaud’s syndrome so I struggle to keep my fingers warm on crisp mornings. I I tried the Zero+ gloves first and still didn’t feel as warm as I wanted. So I upgraded to the Alphas and they’ve done the job and more. Durable, warm, and stylish (I got the green color). I use them so much I am thinking of getting the other color ha!

  • Product fit True to size
  • Size purchased Medium
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01/23/2021
patrick
United States United States
As good as you can reasonably expect

These gloves are great. The cut and finish are second to none. Those Italians sure know how to make nice gloves. I knew I’d keep them the moment I slipped them on. They are super cozy inside and will keep your digits warm down to around 20°F. If the temperature heads south from there, or if you throw heavy wind into the mixture, it’s ski glove time for me. I have bear paw hands and the size XL fits perfect - perhaps a bit on the snug side but that’s exactly what you want in a riding glove. Would definitely purchase again.

  • Product fit True to size
  • Size purchased XL
MH
01/10/2021
Melissa H.
United States United States
My New Favorite Gloves

Cold hands are my biggest problem with winter riding. These gloves are great! They are surprisingly warm for how light weight they seem. And since they are seemingly relatively light weight, they provide great dexterity. They are good for riding in temps from the mid 30s to mid 40s. I don't ride much below mid 30s. They are also great for dog walking.

  • Product fit True to size
  • Size purchased S