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Alpinestars SMX-2 Air Carbon glove

Michael Neeves, 03 August 2011 15:49

Alpinestars SMX-2 Air Carbon glove, £54.95 Miles covered/time: 1300/three months What’s good: These wrist-length summer Alpinestars gloves are a mix of leather, mesh, with a carbon-fibre knuckle protector. I haven’t been able to wear them too much as they’re only good for sunny weather, but I’ve used them for a sunny Moto Guzzi launch in Italy with two-piece leathers, on a ...

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rating is 4.5

Alpinestars SPS gloves

Ian Jubb, 14 June 2011 13:19

Alpinestars SPS Gloves, £69.95 Miles covered/time: 4000/three years What’s good: They’re comfy beyond belief, like wearing your finest slippers. There’s a real feel of quality plus these Alpinestars gloves look really cool when rocking the ‘euro style’ of jacket and jeans on a nice summer’s evening. They’re great to have if it’s just a nip to the shops as they are ...

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rating is 4.5

MCN’s top 5 summer gloves

Marc Abbott, 18 February 2011 10:33

The days are getting longer and the weekends are getting warmer. Yes, it’s time to look back on some of MCN’s top-rated summer gloves of recent years.   Save £££ on motorcycle gloves  in the MCN Shop All the products you see here got some of the highest scores in recent staff tests so you can be sure you’re buying something decent. Held ...

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Glove review: Hein Gericke Touring Classic Sheltex

Mykel Nicolaou, 11 January 2011 17:27

Hein Gericke Touring Classic Sheltex glove, £59.99Miles covered/time: 10,000/one year What’s good? These gloves are robust and well-made leather items with a claimed windproof and waterproof Sheltex membrane. Save £££s on motorcycle gloves They’ve been my winter gloves for the past season, and the gloves I reach for whenever it’s anything but sunny outside. They have proved to be comfortable ...

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Glove review: Held Orkney

Ped Baker, 16 December 2010 10:54

Held Orkney winter gloves, £54.99Miles covered/time: 3000/six months What’s good? Once you have the sizing sussed (see below) the Orkneys are superbly comfortable, break in quickly and aren’t so bulky that can’t feel the levers. The visor wipe and reflective piping are nice touches and the glove is neatly stitched together. Save £££s on motorcycle gloves The cuff is very ...

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Glove review: Alpinestars Vega Drystar

Liam Marsden, 15 November 2010 16:43

Alpinestars Vega Drystar, £74.99 from www.mcnshop.comMiles covered/time: One month (borrowed from Dad)/600 miles What’s good? They’re a little big, but extremely comfy with a nice soft lining. I’ve hardly worn them in the dry, and they’ve kept every single drop of water out so far. Exactly what you’d expect from Alpinestars’ DryStar range. What’s not? Despite the Thinsulate insulation they don’t ...

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Glove review: Rukka Apollo

Simon Brown, 10 August 2010 16:52

Rukka Apollo gloves £159.99 Miles covered/time: 1000/two monthsWhat’s good? Gloves that can keep you comfortable as temperatures soar yet keep your hands dry when the heavens open have to be good. Save £££s on motorcycle gloves Rukka has pulled off this clever trick by bonding Gore-Tex to the leather, making the Apollos both waterproof and breathable. You don’t get the ...

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rating is 4.5

Kit review: Knox Handroid gloves

Adam Child, 24 June 2010 11:50

Knox Handroid gloves, £159.99Miles covered/time: 1300/two months.What’s good? They have to be the trickest gloves on the market, everyone has commented on them favourably, and it’s not just for show. The fastening mechanism works really well, simply turn the dial to fasten the glove effectively and quickly. According to Knox they’ll never come undone, and taking them off is much ...

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rating is 4

Glove review: Clover RS-4

Rob Hull, 18 May 2009 11:55

Best thing about it: Beautifully made glove and because they’re kangaroo they weigh nothing and have so much feel. The wrap-around carbon-wrist guard gives piece of mind, and looks proper trick. Compare and buy motorcycle gloves Worst thing about it: The ends of the finger tips have started to fray a little, and some of the grippier finger panels have ...

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rating is 4.5

Glove review: Spidi Penta

Michael Guy, 18 March 2009 15:20

Best thing about it: I was wearing these gloves when I high sided Max Biaggi Alstare Suzuki WSB bike. During the 100mph crash I put my hands out to break the fall and rolled for about 30 metres on tarmac and the Spidi gloves did their job and protected my hands. There are the obvious signs of impact and strained ...

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