Gloves

  • 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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  • Spyke Fuel Race Gloves

    09 November 2011 by Andy Downes

    Spyke Fuel Race Gloves

    Spyke Fuel Race Gloves, £110 Miles covered/time: 6500/nine months What’s good: These Spyke gloves are a replacement for an older set that wore out after three years of constant use. From the start...

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  • Aerostich Competition Elkskin Gloves

    09 November 2011 by Simon Relph

    Aerostich Competition Elkskin Gloves

    Aerostich Competition Elkskin Gloves £42.45 (plus £8.49 import duty) Miles covered/time: 2500/three months What’s good: For the past three months these Aerostich Competition Elkskin gloves have been...

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  • Velobici PBP seamless gloves

    14 September 2011 by Marc Abbott

    Velobici PBP seamless gloves

    Velobici PBP seamless gloves, £20 Miles covered/time: 650/one month What's good: Created for the cycling world (the PBP stands for Paris-Brest-Paris, a famous long-distance race), these merino...

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  • Undergloves on the MCN Shop

    31 August 2011 by Marc Abbott

    Undergloves on the MCN Shop

    As the temperatures begin to drop you'll be needing a way of keeping your hands warm if you're riding through the autumn. Usually a cheaper alternative to buying winter gloves or fitting heated grips,...

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  • JTS Summer Glove

    30 August 2011 by James Capell

    JTS Summer Glove

    JTS Summer Glove £31.99 Miles covered/time: 2000/three months What’s good: The air vents actually work and I can feel a cool breeze flowing through my fingers and over the top of my hand. The XXL size...

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  • Alpinestars SMX-2 Air Carbon glove

    03 August 2011 by Michael Neeves

    Alpinestars SMX-2 Air Carbon glove

    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...

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  • Rev’It Contra GTX Gore-Tex gloves

    13 July 2011 by Steve Farrell

    Rev’It Contra GTX Gore-Tex gloves

    Rev’It Contra GTX Gore-Tex summer gloves, £114.99 Miles covered/time: 5000/three months What's good: Submerge your hands in a sink full of water and these Rev'It gloves will not let a...

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  • Weise Street Fight

    04 July 2011 by Dan Aspel

    Weise Street Fight

    Weise Street Fight gloves (superseded by Vagos), £39.99 Miles covered/time: 2500/four months What’s good: For what they are, these are perfect. A lightweight summer motorcycle glove with enough...

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  • Alpinestars 365 Gore-Tex gloves

    22 June 2011 by John Westlake

    Alpinestars 365 Gore-Tex gloves

    Alpinestars 365 Gore-Tex gloves, £159.95 Miles covered/time: 10,000miles/18 months What’s good: They’re warm summer gloves. Wearing winter gloves through summer might look pathetic, but that’s what I...

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  • Alpinestars SPS gloves

    14 June 2011 by Ian Jubb

    Alpinestars SPS gloves

    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...

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  • Knox Zero Outdry

    01 June 2011 by Andy Downes

    Knox Zero Outdry

    Knox Zero Outdry gloves, £130 Miles covered/time: Three months/2000 miles What’s good: They are well built, look good and are waterproof. What’s not: These are described as all season gloves; they...

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  • Alpinestars Octane gloves

    04 May 2011 by Mykel Nicolaou

    Alpinestars Octane gloves

    Alpinestars Octane gloves, £44.95 Miles covered/time: 1200/36 months What's good: I used these gloves on an off road trip I did a few years back but now use them as a second pair for the road, for...

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  • Glove review: Furygan winter gauntlets

    08 April 2011 by Phil West

    Glove review: Furygan winter gauntlets

    Furygan winter gauntlets, £priceless Miles covered/time: Countless/11 years (at least) What’s good: Everything. How many winter gloves have you come across that work and last and keep their shape so...

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  • Glove review: Revit Alaska GTX

    30 March 2011 by Ped Baker

    Glove review: Revit Alaska GTX

    Revit Alaska GTX gloves, £119.99 Miles covered/time: 2000/two months What’s good: The Alaska GTX Gore Tex winter gloves are exquisitely made, 100% waterproof and superbly comfortable. The cuffs are...

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  • EXO Heated gloves

    24 February 2011 by Anonymous

    EXO Heated gloves

    What’s good: They are warm surprisingly and don't take too long to heat up. They don't take long to set up either, it's just a simple cable from your battery to a cable that I normally put under my...

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  • MCN’s top 5 summer gloves

    18 February 2011 by Marc Abbott

    MCN’s top 5 summer gloves

    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 £££...

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  • Gloves review: Cold Killers City Gloves

    26 January 2011 by Marc Abbott

    Gloves review: Cold Killers City Gloves

    Cold Killers City Gloves, £19.99 Time owned: One year/800 miles What’s good: Not only are these fleece-lined urban commuter gloves cosy, exceedingly affordable and terribly understated, they’re also...

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  • Glove review: Spada Elite

    06 January 2011 by Simon Relph

    Glove review: Spada Elite

    Spada Elite Glove £79.99 Miles covered/time: 1700/nine months What’s good? I first wore these on a hot day in the summer. They really did feel lovely – you can’t beat the feeling of new gloves – but...

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  • 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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