FOUND: Veeka Gloves Bring Retro Back, And Add Some Tech

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Why do some classics fall from favor? That’s what the folks at Veeka wanted to know. But they didn’t wait around for an answer. They resurrected a classic instead, and upped the ante with a few solid improvements to the classic knitted mitt. If you kick it vintage style, or simply are vintage, do yourself a favor and grab more on these gloves past the break…

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The result of this renaissance: “vintage form, modern feel.” Plus you get a really cool suntan.

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What you get:

1) Handwoven cotton

2) Classic velcro closure

3) Teeth pull tab for easier mid-ride adjustments

4) Non-slip silicone texture for white-knuckling it down your local mountain pass

5) Leather palms (on $34 models: Kubler and Faber); Vegan “amara” synthetic suede (on $30 models: Defraye, Garin and Bottechia) if you’re into that kind of thing

See the full line here.

 

Comments

AlanM - 01/23/14 - 4:48pm

Knit cotton does not seem very appealing to me.

mudrock - 01/23/14 - 8:49pm

Washable?

Chief - 01/24/14 - 6:11am

Cotton back is great for wiping snot on. It will hold a ton! Worst thing in he past was how poorly the palm fit, these look to be premium fit.

Thomas - 01/24/14 - 11:48am

I need to buy a pair of these to wear with my 7-Eleven jersey this year.

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