Gloves

  • Product Review: Alpinestars Spartan gloves

    26 November 2014 by Andy Davidson

    Product Review: Alpinestars Spartan gloves

    Alpinestars Spartan gloves, £34.99 Time used: Two months/2000 miles What’s good? The Spartans are street gloves that are also perfect for a long off-road rally because they are super lightweight and...

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  • Product Review: Lindstrands Comet gloves

    12 November 2014 by Tony Hoare

    Product Review: Lindstrands Comet gloves

    Lindstrands Comet gloves, £59 Time tested: Four months/1500 miles What’s good? They’re short gloves that are very comfortable and work well with all types of textile jackets, making it much easier to...

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  • Product Review: Knox Covert gloves

    05 November 2014 by Liam Marsden

    Product Review: Knox Covert gloves

    Knox Covert gloves, £99.99 Time tested: 1000 miles/three months What’s good? These are my first pair of waterproof gloves that aren’t insulated for winter,  and I’m pretty pleased. They’re thick...

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  • Product Review: Weise Wave gloves

    15 October 2014 by Andy Downes

    Product Review: Weise Wave gloves

    Weise Wave gloves, £55 Time tested: Three months/1100 miles What’s good? These fabric shorty gloves pack a wealth of features into an adaptable glove and for summer commuting duties and around-town...

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  • Product Review: Ixon RS Moto HP Gloves

    24 September 2014 by Richard Newland

    Product Review: Ixon RS Moto HP Gloves

    Ixon RS Moto HP, £99.99 Time tested: 4200 miles/six months What’s good? Glove fit is a very personal thing, and a pair will either leave you feeling uncomfortable and distracted, or they’ll fit you...

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  • Product Review: Richa Savage WP gloves

    24 September 2014 by Simon Brown

    Richa Savage WP gloves, £99.99 Time tested: Four months/2750 miles What’s good? After over 2000 miles these are shaping up to be a quality pair of gloves. A few years ago if you wanted waterproof gloves they were like wellies for the hand – but not any more. The Richas offer summer glove feel but without your hands getting soaked in the rain. The only off I’ve had in them was when my ER-6f was...

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  • Product Review: Knox Orsa Gloves

    17 September 2014 by Andy Davidson

    Knox Orsa leather gloves, £79.99 Time tested: 10 months/4000 miles What’s good? These shorty gloves are fantastic for summer. The perforated goat skin gloves use a ‘Boa’ fastening system instead of Velcro. It takes a couple of seconds longer to secure, but saves you from fraying and scratchy Velcro and provides a tighter, more secure fit. It also comes with knuckle, finger and palm protectors.

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  • Product Review: Alpinestars GPX gloves

    10 September 2014 by Tony Hoare

    Product Review: Alpinestars GPX gloves

    Alpinestars GPX gloves, £99.99 Time used: Three months/3000 miles What’s good? It has all of the hand protection of a full-on race glove, including a bridge between the two smallest fingers and a hard...

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  • Product Review: Knox Handroid CE gloves

    30 July 2014 by Adam Child

    Product Review: Knox Handroid CE gloves

    Knox Handroid CE gloves, £169.99 Time tested:  North West 200 and TT fortnight (1000 miles) What’s good? This is the third time I’ve worn Knox gloves at the TT, and these are the second...

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  • Product Review: Oxford Voyager gloves

    18 June 2014 by Tony Hoare

    Oxford Voyager gloves, £59.99 Time tested: Three months/1500 miles What’s good? The comfort of these waterproof, three-season gloves has impressed me in the three months I’ve been wearing them. Gloves are often too short in the thumb for me, which means mild discomfort when reaching for the clutch lever, but these are absolutely perfect for my hand size and I suspect I’m not the only sufferer of...

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  • Product Review: RST Pro Series CPX-C gloves

    04 June 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Product Review: RST Pro Series CPX-C gloves

    RST Pro Series CPX-C gloves, £89.99 Time tested: Three miles/500 miles What’s good? RST’s top-of-the-range gloves are designed for track use, although I’ve been wearing them for my commute, because...

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  • Product Review: RST Pro Series CPX-C gloves

    04 June 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Product Review: RST Pro Series CPX-C gloves

    RST Pro Series CPX-C gloves, £89.99 Time tested: Three miles/500 miles What’s good? RST’s top-of-the-range gloves are designed for track use, although I’ve been wearing them for my commute, because...

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  • Product Review: Rev’It Oceanus gloves

    07 May 2014 by Liam Marsden

    Product Review: Rev’It Oceanus gloves

    Rev’It Oceanus gloves, £99.99 Time tested: Five months/2000 miles What’s good? The Gore-Tex certainly works on these gloves – they’ve kept every drop of water out in the five months I’ve been wearing...

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  • Product Review: Bering RX19 gloves

    30 April 2014 by Steve Hunt

    Product Review: Bering RX19 gloves

    Bering RX19 gloves, £109.99 Time tested: Four months What’s good? These gloves are made from supremely soft goat leather and when combined with the solid feel of the knuckle and finger protection this...

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  • Product Review: Arc-on Competizione gloves

    23 April 2014 by Tim Thompson

    Product Review: Arc-on Competizione gloves

    Arc-on Competizione gloves, £140 Time tested: 16 weeks What’s good? This is a substantial glove with intimate feel and sensible design. It has a mountain of catalogue-topping spec – kangaroo hide,...

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  • Product Review: Held Cold Champ gloves

    11 March 2014 by Richard Newland

    Product Review: Held Cold Champ gloves

    Held Cold Champ gloves, £154.99 Time tested: Five months / 3500 miles What’s good? The Cold Champ is an exceptionally well-made leather and Gore-Tex winter glove from purveyors of fine and subtle bike...

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  • Product Review: Kushitani K-5162 GPR-6 gloves

    04 February 2014 by Adam Child

    Product Review: Kushitani K-5162 GPR-6 gloves

    Kushitani K-5162 GPR-6 gloves, £189.99 Time tested: 4000 miles/four months What’s good? The feel comfort and build quality is exceptional. The Kangaroo leather used on the palm is really soft, which...

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  • Product Review: Hein Gericke Pathan gloves

    28 January 2014 by Adam Child

    Product Review: Hein Gericke Pathan gloves

    Hein Gericke Pathan gloves (superseded by Pathan Evo, £59.99) Time tested: 80,000 miles plus/6-7 years What’s good? I’ve called these gloves ‘old faithful’, as I always come back to my ‘Penguin’...

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  • Product Review: Knox Recon touring gloves

    09 December 2013 by Simon Patterson

    Product Review: Knox Recon touring gloves

    Knox Recon touring gloves, £89.99 (£64.99 on www.mcnshop.com) Time tested: Three months/2000 miles What’s good?  These are my go-to gloves for any longer distance riding. The Boa wrist closure...

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  • Glove Review: Knox Biomech gloves

    11 November 2013 by Liam Marsden

    Glove Review: Knox Biomech gloves

    Knox Biomech gloves, £129.99 Time tested: 1800 miles/two months What’s good? Gloves are like helmets – if they don’t fit your hand shape then they’re not going to be comfortable and they’ll irritate...

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  • Gloves Review: Held Sensato gloves

    28 October 2013 by Andy Calton

    Gloves Review: Held Sensato gloves

    Held Sensato gloves Price: £74.99 Time tested: 2000 miles, six months What’s good? These are great summer gloves. The kangaroo hide leather palms are supple and comfortable while the hard plastic...

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  • Gloves Review: Racer High Racer gloves

    21 October 2013 by Tony Hoare

    Gloves Review: Racer High Racer gloves

    Racer High Racer gloves, £139.99 Time tested: 2000 miles/three months What’s good? The comfort, which makes these the most sumptuous motorcycling gloves I’ve ever had the pleasure to wear. The...

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  • Gloves Review: Furygan Must IV Evo gloves

    19 August 2013 by Andy Calton

    Gloves Review: Furygan Must IV Evo gloves

    Furygan Must IV Evo gloves, £79.99 Time tested: 2500 miles/nine months What’s good? These gloves are a good year-round option. In the coldest of the cold days the tips of my fingers get a little...

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  • Gloves Review: Dainese X-ILE gloves

    16 August 2013 by Simon Patterson

    Gloves Review: Dainese X-ILE gloves

    Dainese X-ILE gloves, £74.99 Time tested: 1500 miles What’s good? I love these gloves. For warm(ish) weather riding in the dry, they’re perfect. Comfortable, well fitting, and stylish, they’re also...

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  • Gloves Review: Alpinestars GP Plus gloves

    16 August 2013 by Ian Jub

    Gloves Review: Alpinestars GP Plus gloves

    Alpinestars GP Plus gloves, £99.99 (2003 price, modern equivalent £89.99) Time tested: 35000+ miles What’s good? I’ve had these gloves since I did my CBT in 2003, they have seen use on pretty much...

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  • Glove Review: Rev-It Chevron

    08 August 2013 by Liam Marsden

    Glove Review: Rev-It Chevron

    Rev-It Chevron, £69.99 Time tested: Two months What’s good? Rev’It gloves, for me, are a little tight fitting at first. But a few long rides will soon see them soften and from then on they’re...

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  • Gloves Review: Weise Victory gloves

    29 July 2013 by Steve Farrell

    Gloves Review: Weise Victory gloves

    Weise Victory gloves, £44.99 Time tested: 7000 miles/three months What’s good? They’re gloves for people who don’t really want to wear gloves. You won’t find a pair that imposes less of a barrier...

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  • Gloves Review: Rukka Apollo gloves

    19 July 2013 by Simon Brown

    Gloves Review: Rukka Apollo gloves

    Rukka Apollo gloves, £169.99 Time used: Two years/8000 miles What’s good? Decent gloves can make-or-break a ride… and these are very good indeed. Comfortable from the word go, they are armoured with...

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  • Gloves Review: Furygan AFS8 Evo

    17 June 2013 by Tony Hoare

    Gloves Review: Furygan AFS8 Evo

    Furygan AFS8 Evo, £99.99 (discontinued, now AFS10 Evo - £119.99)   Tester: Tony Hoare   Time tested: 6000 miles/two years What’s good? Feel through the palms is great, especially once...

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  • Gloves Review: Halvarssons Dino Gloves

    03 June 2013 by Alison Silcox

    Gloves Review: Halvarssons Dino Gloves

    Halvarssons Dino Gloves, £99 Tester: Alison Silcox Time tested: Over 5000 miles/six years What’s good? With summer hinting at its arrival I’ve dug out my leather gloves. I have quite large hands for...

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  • Glove review: Alpinestars GP Pro

    24 October 2012 by Richard Newland

    Glove review: Alpinestars GP Pro

    Alpinestars GP Pro gloves, £229.95
 Miles covered/time: 5500/three months What's good? I absolutely love these gloves. This is my second set, and the previous ones lasted me for the best part of...

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  • Glove review: Revit Tarmac

    05 October 2012 by Liam Marsden

    Glove review: Revit Tarmac

    Revit Tarmac gloves, £134.99 Miles covered/time: 3000/five months What's good? These have become my go-to pair of gloves; they took a couple of hundred miles to properly bed in, but since then they’ve...

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  • Glove review: Held 2-in-1 Gortex air and dry

    16 August 2012 by Simon Relph

    Glove review: Held 2-in-1 Gortex air and dry

    Held 2-in-1 Gortex air and dry Gloves £134.99 Miles covered/time: 2200/four months What’s good: With the unpredictable weather at the moment, these gloves seemed to be the perfect option. Somewhat...

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  • Glove review: Weise Custom

    08 August 2012 by Marc Abbott

    Glove review: Weise Custom

    Weise Custom glove, £34.99 Miles covered/time: 5500/three years What’s good: Since I last reviewed these gloves, just over a year ago, they’ve become my regular mitt of choice, what with the...

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