Gloves

  • 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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  • Glove review: Alpinestars Techstar off-road

    25 July 2012 by Liam Marsden

    Glove review: Alpinestars Techstar off-road

    Alpinestars Techstar off-road gloves, £29.99 Time used: Five months What's good: They’re exceptionally thin, offering a level of feel you can only dream of when wearing road gloves. The venting works...

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  • Glove review: Rukka Apollo

    09 July 2012 by Simon Brown

    Glove review: Rukka Apollo

    Rukka Apollo gloves, £169.99 Miles covered/time: 7000/two years What’s good: These could well be the best gloves I’ve ever worn. Not only are they splendidly comfortable with excellent feel for my...

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  • Glove review: Alpinestars 365 Gore Tex

    24 April 2012 by Michael Neeves

    Glove review: Alpinestars 365 Gore Tex

    Alpinestars 365 Gore Tex gloves £169.99 Time used: Three years What’s good: These are the best gloves I’ve ever had. They’re a cross between a lightweight, dextrous racing glove and a warm,...

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  • Alpinestars 365GTX - the best

    22 March 2012 by Alex Gardiner

    As has been said, these are reasonably warm summer gloves, but the Gore Tex liner keeps the bulk down and the ventilation good. I wore them (yes, past tense) and wear them (a new pair) year round in Germany, so darn cold and wet all the way to pretty darn warm in summer. 'Wore' because I can report that they keep your hands in one bit when you are sent flying at around 60mph by an overtaking...

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  • Weise Montana gloves

    03 January 2012 by Liam Marsden

    Weise Montana gloves

    Weise Montana gloves, £64.99 Miles covered/time: 500/one month What's good: The leather and polyester construction of these gloves is pretty much spot on for this time of year. The leather on the...

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  • Alpinestars Jet Road Gore-Tex

    05 December 2011 by Adam Child

    Alpinestars Jet Road Gore-Tex

    Alpinestars Jet Road Gore-Tex glove, £99.95 Miles covered/time: 4500/two months What’s good: Stylish winter gloves – who would have thought it? And they are 100% waterproof, too! I’ve done three hours...

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  • Glove review: Weise Custom

    30 November 2011 by Marc Abbott

    Glove review: Weise Custom

    Weise Custom glove, £34.99 Miles covered/time: 1900/18 months What’s good: I’ve worn gloves that cost five times the amount you’d pay for these, and they’ve not always been as waterproof. Yes,...

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  • Glove review: Weise Victory

    23 November 2011 by Marc Abbott

    Glove review: Weise Victory

    Weise Victory gloves, £39
 Miles covered/time: 8000/18 months months What’s good? The last time I reviewed these gloves, I’d travelled 1000 miles in them and owned them for the tail-end of spring...

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