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      12-04-2013, 04:54 PM   #23
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Wearing gloves makes it feel like someone else is doing it. The poor man's version is to sit on your hands for 20 minutes before your session.
I believe that's called the stranger.
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      12-04-2013, 06:46 PM   #24
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Wearing Depends adds an extra degree of muscular freedom that makes driving on the limit that little bit easier too.

[However, make sure you have enough roof-helmet clearance before using this application.]
So gloves + racing suit + Depends on the outside = 1,000% awesomeness?
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      12-05-2013, 01:15 AM   #25
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helps a lot if you're on fire as well
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      12-05-2013, 01:47 AM   #26
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Reading this thread just made me go out and buy these yesterday.



Alpinestars Tech 1 ZX - RED!
http://www.alpinestars.com/tech-1-zx...3#.UqCSC-KpqM0

got them MUCH lower than MSRP!

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helps a lot if you're on fire as well

^ what, the Depends? only if their nomex...



Actually not a bad idea. could market that product to the geriatric racer. you know like, fire-retardant Huggies. for those looong enduro races.
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When I wear gloves, I'm able to more than drive flat out.
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When I wear gloves, I'm able to more than drive flat out.
More than flat out! Now I'm excited.
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Reading this thread just made me go out and buy these yesterday.

http://www.kensairacing.com/index.ph...d=254&parent=0

Alpinestars Tech 1 ZX - RED!
Actually, gloves are a waste. I really drive slower with them.

Seriously, good purchase!
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Reading this thread just made me go out and buy these yesterday.

http://www.kensairacing.com/index.ph...d=254&parent=0

Alpinestars Tech 1 ZX - RED!
Dang! Those a suh-weet
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I just started wearing gloves at track events (Alpine Stars) and it makes me feel a lot more comfortable, generally speaking. My hands sweat due to the adrenaline, so it gives me more confidence that my hands won't slip. This thread is hilarious.
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Reading this thread just made me go out and buy these yesterday.



Alpinestars Tech 1 ZX - RED!
http://www.alpinestars.com/tech-1-zx...3#.UqCSC-KpqM0

got them MUCH lower than MSRP!
These are the ones that I have and I love them. Curious where you bought them from? Might invest in a second pair for the right price.
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or this....to instantly turn your car into a muscle car.

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Reading this thread just made me go out and buy these yesterday.



Alpinestars Tech 1 ZX - RED!
http://www.alpinestars.com/tech-1-zx...3#.UqCSC-KpqM0

got them MUCH lower than MSRP!
These are the ones that I have and I love them. Curious where you bought them from? Might invest in a second pair for the right price.
Unfortunately I'm in Singapore. Got them at my local alpinestars dealer for US$115 after currency conversion.
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Yes I believe they make a difference. I vote for puma. I also like sparco.
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I resisted getting gloves for a long time because i didn't want to mask the tactile feel of bare hands on the wheel. but i ran across a 50% off pair of G-Force reverse-seam gloves (red, of course) at my local shop and now I won't drive without em. love em!
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I even wear gloves when I'm out with a student. Mine are red (fastest color) so if the shit hits the fan, I can either help grab hot shit or direct traffic. I like them when I drive to get the GT3's pointed by.
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Edit: GT3 Cup Cars or RS...not the regular ones because they're peers.
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Reading this thread just made me go out and buy these yesterday.



Alpinestars Tech 1 ZX - RED!
http://www.alpinestars.com/tech-1-zx...3#.UqCSC-KpqM0

got them MUCH lower than MSRP!
That's what I'm using, same color. Love them.
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Yes I believe they make a difference. I vote for puma. I also like sparco.
I tried on just about every race glove and agree with Puma and Sparco.

The AlpineStars provided zero grip on the steering wheel and would slide off. Not good.

I ended up with "open wheel" Guanti Tide Neros from Sparco. The individual white pads are actually volcano shapes to prevent vibration...but actually stick to the steering wheel like glue. I can walk up walls with these things like spiderman or a gecko
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No they don't. Its all in your head. If your talented your should be able to drive fast in any car and conditions with or without gloves. Now I would recommend them in case of fire.........
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