I suffer with cold hands and tried numerous gloves, from budget to expensive. These have been excellent, they are warm and waterproof and most important a good fit. They do come small, similar sizing to Shimano. They are for cold weather and below 3 degrees, much warmer and my hands did sweat but I brought them as winter gloves. Negatives? the only thing is a loose inner that can be awkward when taking off and on after a period of use, but I have found this the same with a majority of winter/padded gloves. Recommended as a winter glove that is effective and very well priced, especially at Merlin.