Winter in Michigan can be brutal, especially if you enjoy running outside. February seemed to be extra painful, with the Polar Vortex and the incredible wind and below freezing temperatures.
I received these gloves to test in late February, so I have had about three weeks to test this product. Each time I have tested these gloves, it has been below freezing. I have to remind myself of this as when it was 30* I was so excited to go for a run, acting like it was Spring.
I started each run in regular glove mode. My fingers felt cold for the first mile (10-11 minutes) but once my body warmed up, so did my fingers and each time, I ended up needing to poke my fingers out because my hands were so hot (sweating hot).
The gloves allow for the rolling down of the sleeve, so it can feel like fingers are covered in fleece with a little air sneaking in or you can roll them down completely and have fingers exposed. I have had to wash them a few times (regular, cold water) with the rest of my running clothes and they came out just fine.
For me, the main appeal to these gloves is the ability to stick my fingers out. I have problems taking pictures, skipping songs on my AfterShokz, etc with regular gloves and mittens, so the ability to flip the mitten style to a long sleeve or to allow my fingers to be free was very nice.
When I received my pair of Turtle Gloves, I was excited to learn that they are made in Michigan! Therefore, as a Michigander, I was even more excited to test Turtle Gloves!
These gloves come in a variety of colors, patterns and sizes. To purchase, visit Turtle Gloves and use discount code "TurtleBibRave" for 15% Off.
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