Kuzmin Alate grip better? Thumb? Finger?

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Kuzmin Alate grip better? Thumb? Finger?

Post by JeffOYB » Thu Dec 14, 2017 5:43 pm

The Kuzmin Alate pole grip is claimed to offer a longer work lever.

Is it smart to work hard using your thumb as the platform? How does it compare to the index finger? Maybe both?

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Re: Kuzmin Alate grip better? Thumb? Finger?

Post by dcpattie » Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:40 am

I have a set with the gloves. I haven't tried them yet. I can see the logic in transferring more power to the poles - I'm just worried that I'll inflame my thumb with all that pressure. I don't think this is a good grip option for stride-and-glide, more DP and skating (I could be wrong).
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