Gloves

  • 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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  • Glove review: Alpinestars GP Tech gloves

    16 February 2010 by Michael Guy

    Glove review: Alpinestars GP Tech gloves

    Alpinestars GP Tech gloves, £199.99 Miles covered/time: 330/one month    Save money on bike kit in the MCN Shop What’s good? These gloves are seriously high end and used by racing...

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  • Glove review: Revit H20 Hydratex winter glove

    02 February 2010 by Michael Guy

    Glove review: Revit H20 Hydratex winter glove

    Revit H20 Hydratex winter glove, £99.99 Miles covered/time: 4500/one year What’s good: I like these gloves because they feel like a cross between a summer and winter glove in terms of thickness. Save...

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  • Glove review: Knox Cold Killers

    27 January 2010 by Simon Brown

    Glove review: Knox Cold Killers

    Knox Cold Killers gloves, superseded, now £15.99 Miles covered/time: 5000/six years What’s good? These inner gloves have lasted phenomenally well – six years now and they’re as good as new. Save...

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  • Glove review: Fox Platinum

    07 January 2010 by Gareth Ashman

    Glove review: Fox Platinum

    Fox Platinum glove, £30 Miles covered/time: 1050 off-road in Africa/10 days What’s good? These gloves fit brilliantly from the off – none of this waiting for them to bed in nonsense like you get with...

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  • Glove review: Dainese Full Metal Racer

    17 December 2009 by Adam Child

    Glove review: Dainese Full Metal Racer

    Dainese Full Metal Racer gloves, £199.99 Miles covered/time: 40,000-plus/three years What’s good? This is my second pair of Full Metal Dainese gloves, and for comfort and feel I can’t recommend them...

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  • Glove review: Spyke Alien

    25 November 2009 by Rob Hull

    Glove review: Spyke Alien

    Spyke Alien Miles covered/time: 2000/one year What’s good? These are the top of the range Spyke race gloves so the spec panel is pretty impressive. The one-piece carbon moulded knuckle protection is...

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  • Glove review: Rev It Apex Sport

    18 November 2009 by Laura Kennerley

    Glove review: Rev It Apex Sport

    Rev It Apex Sport Gloves £129.99 Miles covered: 4000/five months What’s good? Perfect for summer riding, these lightweight gloves are well ventilated, without being chilly when the sun goes in. Save...

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  • Glove review: Wolf 1100 Textile Winter

    04 November 2009 by Rob Hull

    Glove review: Wolf 1100 Textile Winter

    Wolf 1100 Textile Winter £69.99 Miles covered/time: 3500/two years What’s good? Compared to most winter gloves these are nowhere near as bulky. Save cash on motorcycle gloves They feel almost like a...

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  • Glove review: Ixon RS Noble Hero

    23 October 2009 by Mykel Nicolaou

    Glove review: Ixon RS Noble Hero

    Ixon RS Noble Hero gloves, £39.99 Miles covered/time: 3000/six months What’s good? I love all-black kit, and these gloves pull of the trick of looking all stealthy, street-supermoto-style, while also...

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  • Glove review: Teknic Violator

    17 October 2009 by Guy Procter

    Glove review: Teknic Violator

    Teknic Violator Gloves £99.99 Miles covered/time: 5,024/8 months What's good? I won't have tested these properly until my hands lash the carriageway after my next off. Save £££s on motorcycle...

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  • Glove review: Alpinestars Tech Road Gore-Tex

    24 September 2009 by Mark Holmes

    Glove review: Alpinestars Tech Road Gore-Tex

    Alpinestars Tech Road Gore-Tex gloves (now superseded by 365 GTX, £139.95) Miles covered/time: 2000/one year What's good? Gore-Tex lining means these have proved waterproof and, unlike some gloves...

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  • Glove review: Alpinestars S-1

    18 September 2009 by Ped Baker

    Glove review: Alpinestars S-1

    Alpinestars S-1 gloves, £115 Miles covered/time: 1000miles/two months What's good: Short gloves are ideal for commuting or wearing with a jacket that has tight or bulky cuffs, especially textile...

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  • Bestselling gloves in the MCN shop revealed

    04 September 2009 by Rob Hull

    Bestselling gloves in the MCN shop revealed

    MCN’s online shop currently has a staggering 42,000+ motorcycling products for sale, many at prices vastly below the recommended retail price. Bringing together loads of respected names in bike kit...

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  • Kit review: Dainese Full Metal Racer gloves

    26 August 2009 by Marc Potter

    Kit review: Dainese Full Metal Racer gloves

    Product: Dainese Full Metal Racer gloves £195.73 Tester: Marc Potter Miles covered/time: Untold track miles/many years What’s good? They’re pretty much the same gloves that Rossi uses, except his have...

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