The Pearl Izumi Veer gloves are a lightweight, well ventilated glove featuring protective Pittards leather and minimal padding for excellent feel and control. They are used by the Kenda-Felt Professional Mountain Bike Team and Olympic Champion Sabine Spitz, this P.R.O. level mountain bike glove with Pittards leather is optimized for off road racing, cross country and trail riding. A bit of elastic on the cuff makes them very easy to slip on or off. Could also be used for warm weather road riding if you like the sun protection of a full finger glove and minimal padding.