2013

Product Review: Knox Recon touring gloves

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...

Glove Review: Knox Biomech gloves

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...

Gloves Review: Held Sensato gloves

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...

Gloves Review: Racer High Racer gloves

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...

Gloves Review: Furygan Must IV Evo gloves

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...

Gloves Review: Dainese X-ILE gloves

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...

Gloves Review: Alpinestars GP Plus gloves

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...

Glove Review: Rev-It Chevron

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...

Gloves Review: Weise Victory gloves

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...

Gloves Review: Rukka Apollo gloves

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...

Gloves Review: Furygan AFS8 Evo

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...

Gloves Review: Halvarssons Dino Gloves

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...

Gloves Review: Alpinestars Tech Road GTX gloves

Gloves Review: Alpinestars Tech Road GTX gloves

Alpinestars Tech Road GTX gloves £149.99 Time tested: 1500 miles/6 weeks What’s good: These have barely been off my hands over the past six weeks as my daily commuting winter gloves. They have seen...