Gloves (Jan - Dec 2017)

  • MCN readers rate their summer gloves

    15 June 2017 by MCN News

    MCN readers rate their summer gloves

    High-mileage members of our #ride5000mile Facebook group rate the kit they rely on most Knox Handroid £199 Daniel Storey Rides Triumph Tiger Used for Six years “Knox Handroids are the best...

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  • RiDE review: Alpinestars Valparaiso Drystar

    10 June 2017 by RiDE reviews

    RiDE review: Alpinestars Valparaiso Drystar

    Textile glove is CE marked, with a hard knuckle, leather/suede fingers and palm, with pinky and ring fingers connected. Sealed well against draughts and was totally dry. Feel is excellent but could be...

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  • RiDE review: Richa Hurricane GTX

    09 June 2017 by RiDE Reviews

    RiDE review: Richa Hurricane GTX

    These CE-marked Gore-Tex textile gloves have hard knuckle protectors, squidgy scaphoid armour and leather palms and fingers. The thin lining means good feel, at the expense of a little warmth but...

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  • RiDE review: BMW 2-in1 gloves

    08 June 2017 by RiDE reviews

    RiDE review: BMW 2-in1 gloves

    Almost identical to the Held Air n Dry gloves, bar the BMW branding and a bit less ventilation – which just knocks hot-weather performance back a fraction. If you don’t mind the BMW branding, the £36...

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  • RiDE review: Held Air n Dry gloves

    07 June 2017 by RiDE reviews

    RiDE review: Held Air n Dry gloves

    Well-armoured two-chamber textile/leather gloves are fine on cool days and great on hot days, with vents on top and a perforated palm. Totally dry, with great feel and comfort. Not the warmest...

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  • RiDE review: Tuzo Blitz gloves

    06 June 2017 by RiDE reviews

    RiDE review: Tuzo Blitz gloves

    Chunky leather glove is CE marked, with hard knuckle armour and a soft scaphoid protector. Has separate cuff and wrist straps. Passed all our waterproof tests. The tester said the liner gets sweaty...

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  • RiDE review: Furygan Quartz gloves

    05 June 2017 by RiDE reviews

    RiDE review: Furygan Quartz gloves

    This CE-approved textile glove has a hard knuckle protector, with a wrist strap to secure it and a zip to adjust the fit of the cuff. It’s comfy and feel is good. It’s waterproof and has a plush...

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  • Product review: Icon DKR gloves

    17 May 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Product review: Icon DKR gloves

    MCN Web Producer, Liam Marsden, tested these Icon DKR gloves (£50.35) over seven months across 500 miles.  Here's how he got on... What’s good? Some winter gloves can be fiddly when it comes...

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  • How good are £20 Aldi gloves?

    03 April 2017 by Adam Child

    How good are £20 Aldi gloves?

    Time tested: 100 miles What’s good? How good can a £20 glove (£19.99 to be exact) from Aldi be? As it turns out, not as bad as I was expecting. The Aldi gloves are made from real leather, have some...

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  • Product review: Held Arctic Evo

    25 March 2017 by Bruce Dunn

    Product review: Held Arctic Evo

    We tested these Held Arctic Evo gloves (£157.99) over three months, but what did we make of them?  What’s good? I wanted a pair of seriously warm and waterproof winter gloves, and in the Arctic...

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  • Rev’It! Taurus GTX gloves do the business

    14 February 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Rev’It! Taurus GTX gloves do the business

    Rev’It! Taurus GTX £169.99 Time tested 2500 miles What’s good? When it comes to keeping your hands warm and dry, the Taurus gloves are virtually faultless. I commute around 180 miles per day, most of...

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