Gloves (Jan - Dec 2010)

  • Kit review: Held Bagira gloves

    30 December 2010 by Dan Aspel

    Kit review: Held Bagira gloves

    Held Bagira gloves, £49.95 (from £39.99 on MCN Shop) Dan Aspel Miles covered/time: 4000/six months    Save £££ on motorcycle gloves in the MCN Shop What’s good? These were the...

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  • Glove review: Held Orkney

    16 December 2010 by Ped Baker

    Glove review: Held Orkney

    Held Orkney winter gloves, £54.99 Miles 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...

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  • Glove review: Spada Elite Race

    07 December 2010 by Dan Aspel

    Glove review: Spada Elite Race

    Spada Elite Race gloves, £79.99 Miles covered/time: 3000/three months What’s good? At half the price of most full-length racing gloves, these immediately grab your attention. Save cash on motorcycle...

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  • Kit review: Nikwax Glove Proof

    01 December 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Kit review: Nikwax Glove Proof

    Nikwax Glove Proof, £3.99  Save mney on motorcycle gloves in the MCN Shop Miles covered/time: 500/two weeks What's good? It¹s hard for me to express fully how immediately impressed I was when I...

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  • Glove review: RST Pro Series WP

    26 November 2010 by Simon Relph

    Glove review: RST Pro Series WP

    RST Pro Series WP Glove, £59.99 Miles covered/time: 5500/11 month What’s good? These are a reasonably priced pair of waterproof summer gloves. I am a person who gets sweaty hands when they get too...

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  • Glove review: Furygan FRG10

    26 November 2010 by Adam Child

    Glove review: Furygan FRG10

    Furygan FRG10 race gloves, £111.99 Miles covered: 15,000+/two years What’s good? After a massive crash at Cadwell Park’s Gooseneck I sustained no hand or wrist injuries, and they took a real beating...

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  • Glove review: Dainese D-Ramjet

    15 November 2010 by Andy Downes

    Glove review: Dainese D-Ramjet

    Dainese D-Ramjet gloves, £119 (superseded by Jerico; identically priced on www.mcnshop.com) Miles covered/time: 35,000/five years What’s good? The fact that I am still wearing these gloves says a lot...

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  • Glove review: Alpinestars Vega Drystar

    15 November 2010 by Liam Marsden

    Glove review: Alpinestars Vega Drystar

    Alpinestars Vega Drystar, £74.99 from www.mcnshop.com Miles 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.

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  • Glove review: Alpinestars 365 Gore-Tex

    10 November 2010 by Michael Neeves

    Glove review: Alpinestars 365 Gore-Tex

    Alpinestars 365 Gore-Tex gloves, £159.95 Miles covered/time: Well over 20,000-miles touring, road testing and racing/two years. What’s good? Along with my lid and earplugs, these gloves are my...

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  • Glove review: Spada Enforcer

    28 October 2010 by Samuel Pinney

    Glove review: Spada Enforcer

    Spada Enforcer gloves, £54.99 Miles covered/time: 1500/three weeks What’s good? If you can’t afford the luxury of summer and winter gloves, then these aren’t a bad option for most of the year. Save...

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  • Glove review: Alpinestars GP Plus

    28 October 2010 by Adam Child

    Glove review: Alpinestars GP Plus

    Alpinestars GP Plus Gloves, £120 Miles covered/time: 10,000+/one year What’s good? They have an excellent fit, and are not too tight across the hand (something which often blights my enjoyment of...

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  • Kit review: Spada Classic 57 gloves

    21 October 2010 by Samuel Pinney

    Kit review: Spada Classic 57 gloves

    Spada Classic 57 gloves, £39.99 Miles covered/time: 300 (dry)/two weeks What’s good? They’re comfortable summer gloves, idea for posing about on vintage bikes. They would suit anyone who wants some...

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  • Held 2570 Freezer Gore-Tex gloves

    22 September 2010 by Dan Aspel

    Held 2570 Freezer Gore-Tex gloves

    Held 2570 Freezer Gore-Tex gloves, £89.99 Miles covered/time: 4000 miles/nine months What’s good? They’re extremely soft and comfortable, so much so that you won’t believe they could keep you so warm.

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  • Glove review: Held Titan

    10 September 2010 by Chris Newbigging

    Glove review: Held Titan

    Held Titan gloves £199.99 Miles covered/time: Three months/2000 miles What’s good? It’s like sticking your hand in to a fortress, such is the reassuringly tough feeling, but they bed in quickly and...

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  • Glove review: Spyke SC308

    03 September 2010 by Dan Aspel

    Glove review: Spyke SC308

    Spyke SC308 Gloves, £69.99 Miles covered/time: 1000 miles/two weeks What's good? The look. The white leather is eye catching, especially on the palm, and the short cut gives them a kind of...

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  • Glove review: Rukka Apollo

    10 August 2010 by Simon Brown

    Glove review: Rukka Apollo

    Rukka Apollo gloves £159.99 Miles covered/time: 1000/two months What’s good? Gloves that can keep you comfortable as temperatures soar yet keep your hands dry when the heavens open have to be...

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  • Glove review: Alpinestars SP-5

    06 August 2010 by James Keen

    Glove review: Alpinestars SP-5

    Alpinestars SP-5 gloves, £84.99 Miles covered/time: 3500/three months What’s good? These short gloves are mainly designed for city riding, so they’re light, comfortable and give bags of feel. But...

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  • Glove review: Weise Custom

    27 July 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Glove review: Weise Custom

    Weise Custom glove, £34.99 Miles covered/time: 400/one month What’s good? I like black gloves – plain black gloves with no bells and whistles. It’s how all motorcycling kit used to look and it goes...

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  • Glove review: Teknic Lightning

    27 July 2010 by Liam Marsden

    Glove review: Teknic Lightning

    Teknic Lightning, £49.99 at www.mcnshop.com Miles covered/time: 7000/2.5 years What’s good? The leather felt soft and supple from the first time I wore these and they were instantly comfortable – no...

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  • Glove review: Alpinestars WR-3 GTX

    23 July 2010 by Phil West

    Glove review: Alpinestars WR-3 GTX

    Alpinestars WR-3 GTX gloves, £94.99 Miles covered/time: 2500/eight months What’s good? A ‘middle-warmth’, leather glove that achieves that tricky compromise of near-sports glove-style snugness and...

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  • Kit review: Hein Gericke Spyder gloves

    07 July 2010 by Mark Holmes

    Kit review: Hein Gericke Spyder gloves

    Hein Gericke Spyder gloves, £39.99 Miles covered/time: 2000/two months What's good? These are everything I want from a summer glove, and I use them for commuting every day (as long as there¹s no rain...

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  • Kit review: Rev’it Airvolution

    01 July 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Kit review: Rev’it Airvolution

    Rev’it Airvolution, £79.99 Miles covered/time: 100 miles/two weeks What’s good? The extra ventilation you get from wearing short gloves is great. These are my first pair of short gloves and for quick...

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  • Kit review: Knox Handroid gloves

    24 June 2010 by Adam Child

    Kit review: Knox Handroid gloves

    Knox Handroid gloves, £159.99 Miles 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...

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  • Kit review: Nankai NRG gloves

    24 June 2010 by Simon Brown

    Kit review: Nankai NRG gloves

    Nankai NRG gloves (no longer imported to the UK) Miles covered/time: 5000/six years What’s good? Very comfortable from the word go, plenty of protection, lashings of carbon/Kevlar and they’ve lasted...

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  • Kit review: Weise Victory gloves

    17 June 2010 by Marc Abbott

    Kit review: Weise Victory gloves

    Weise Victory gloves, £39 Miles covered/time: 1000/two months What’s good? They look sodding excellent and for the style and the price also offer a surprising level of protection. It’s amazing what a...

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  • Kit review: Alpinestars Apex Drystar gloves

    17 June 2010 by Michael Neeves

    Kit review: Alpinestars Apex Drystar gloves

    Alpinestars Apex Drystar gloves, £74.95 Miles covered/time: 5000/five months What’s good? These gloves have got the nicest lining I’ve ever felt, they’re like a fur coat and it’s tempting to put your...

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  • Kit review: Berik G-8087 gloves

    09 June 2010 by Chris Newbigging

    Kit review: Berik G-8087 gloves

    Berik G-8087 gloves, £109.99 Miles covered/time: 3000 miles/eight months What’s good? Feel is good – the finger seams on the outside make them flexible. The wrist strap Velcros onto the same patch as...

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  • Kit review: Spyke Hipe gloves

    09 June 2010 by Andy Downes

    Kit review: Spyke Hipe gloves

    Spyke Hipe gloves, £135 Miles covered/time: 8500/two years What’s good? I love these gloves. They are the most comfortable I have ever worn and have some of the best ventilation too. A mixture of...

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  • Glove review: BMW Allround gloves

    03 June 2010 by Mark Holmes

    Glove review: BMW Allround gloves

    BMW Allround gloves (superseded by Allround 2 gloves), £50  Miles covered/time: 8000/four years What’s good? A comfortable, lightweight, easy-to-use glove that’s wind and waterproof. Ideal for...

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  • Kit reviews: Furygan FRG10 gloves

    11 May 2010 by Liam Marsden

    Kit reviews: Furygan FRG10 gloves

    Furygan FRG10 gloves, £104.95 Miles covered: 5000/two years What’s good? These gloves are without a doubt the best I’ve worn to date. They fit my hand snugly, without being too tight or restrictive.

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  • Glove review: RevIt Monster

    01 April 2010 by Andy Downes

    Glove review: RevIt Monster

    RevIt Monster Gloves, £60 Miles covered: 3500/six months What’s good? These goat skin short gloves are the perfect thing for a quick summer blast and were great to use around town and on a scooter I...

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  • Glove review: Weise Matrix Waterproof Mitt

    05 March 2010 by Steve Farrell

    Glove review: Weise Matrix Waterproof Mitt

    Cost: £39.99 Miles covered: 2000/three months What’s good: Two-fingered gloves feel weird at first but can be very effective at keeping your digits warmer. Get the best deal on motorcycle gloves in...

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  • Glove review: Arlen Ness racing gloves

    05 March 2010 by Michael Guy

    Glove review: Arlen Ness racing gloves

    Cost: £95 Miles covered/time: 3800/18 months What’s good: High quality leather and masses of protection mean that they are lasting well. They have good knuckle armour and impact absorbing rubber...

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  • Glove review: Aerostich Elkskin Roper

    25 February 2010 by Mykel Nicolaou

    Glove review: Aerostich Elkskin Roper

    Aerostich Elkskin Roper gloves, $39 (£24) Miles covered/time: 1000 miles/three months What’s good? These gloves fit better the more you wear them. I’ve not had them long enough for them to achieve...

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