2015

Product Review: Held Air N Dry gloves (£159.99)

Product Review: Held Air N Dry gloves (£159.99)

What’s good about the Held Air N Dry? Versatility is the strongest asset of the Air N Dry gloves, which have two chambers to suit different climates. There’s a Gore-Tex divider between the two...

Product Review: Held Touring 5 Tex Waterproof gloves (£59.99)

Product Review: Held Touring 5 Tex Waterproof gloves (£59.99)

What’s good about the Held Touring 5 Tex Waterproof gloves? The leather was soft and supple from first wear and they needed absolutely no breaking in. The visor wipe on the index finger works well and...

RiDE review: Gerbing XR12

RiDE review: Gerbing XR12

Beefy leather/textile gloves with a robust knuckle protector. Can be powered with the included wiring loom, from a Gerbing jacket (set by the dual controller) or by cuff power packs. Powered from the...

RiDE review: EXO2 StormGuard

RiDE review: EXO2 StormGuard

These leather gloves with a proper knuckle protector and secure wrist adjuster warm up fast and are one of the warmest around, heating evenly across fingers, palm and the back of the hand. Though...

Product Review: Held Phantom II gloves (£199.99)

Product Review: Held Phantom II gloves (£199.99)

What’s good about the Held Phantom II gloves? These gloves ooze quality. Pick them up and you feel all the different protective materials, from titanium and Kevlar to Kangaroo leather panels that are...

Product Review: Dane Varde Gore-Tex gloves (£79.99)

Product Review: Dane Varde Gore-Tex gloves (£79.99)

What’s good about the Dane Varde Gore-Tex gloves? One of the biggest frustrations of British autumn is having don thicker gloves to cope with the lower temperatures, but these gloves make that...

Product Review: Alpinestars 365 Gore-Tex gloves

Product Review: Alpinestars 365 Gore-Tex gloves

Product Review: Alpinestars 365 Gore-Tex gloves £169.99 Tester: Michael Guy Time tested: Four years/44,000 miles What’s good? These are my gloves of choice regardless of weather. They offer the same...

Product Review: Held Titan gloves

Product Review: Held Titan gloves

Product Review: Held Titan gloves (now Evo, £249.99) Tested by: Emma Franklin Time tested: Five years/6500 miles What’s good? These are the gloves that refuse to die. The Held Titans (now superseded...

Product Review: Spidi STR-3 Vent Coupe gloves

Product Review: Spidi STR-3 Vent Coupe gloves

Spidi STR-3 Vent Coupe gloves, £84.99 Tester: Andy Davidson  Time tested: Three months, 2500 miles  What’s good? The STR-3s are a decent pair of lightweight, warm weather gloves. The mesh...

Product Review: Spada Forty4 Driver Glove

Product Review: Spada Forty4 Driver Glove

Spada Forty4 Driver Glove, £39.95 Tester Simon Brown Time tested 500 miles/one month What’s good? These shorty gloves are dead comfy in summer thanks to perforated leather on the backs of the...

Product Review: Knox Biomech gloves

Product Review: Knox Biomech gloves

Knox Biomech gloves, £129.99 Tested by Liam Marsden Time tested: Two years/4000 miles What’s good?  Although they’re two years old now, these remain my go-to gloves for summer riding as...

Product Review: Ixon RS Rain HP gloves

Product Review: Ixon RS Rain HP gloves

Ixon RS Rain HP gloves, £49.99 Tester: Alison Silcox Time tested: 1260 miles/eight months What's good? I like the lack of fuss with these gloves, as being short there's no extra bulk and the...

Product Review: Alpinestars 365 Gore-Tex gloves

Product Review: Alpinestars 365 Gore-Tex gloves

Alpinestars 365 Gore-Tex gloves £169.99 Tester: Michael Neeves Time used: Seven months/2000 miles What’s good? These are the latest-generation 365 Gore-Tex leather gloves, which I’ve used on road...

Product Review: Racer High Racer gloves

Product Review: Racer High Racer gloves

Racer High Racer gloves, £99.95 Tester: Tony Hoare Tested for: Two years/3000 miles What’s good? There are plenty of reasons to welcome summer with open arms, and the ability to dig out my Racer...

Product Review: Held Phantom II gloves

Product Review: Held Phantom II gloves

Held Phantom II gloves, £199.99 Tested by: Liam Marsden Time tested: Two years/2000 miles What’s good? I’m more than confident in the protective abilities of these Phantom II gloves, which are made...

Product Review: Richa X Pro gloves

Product Review: Richa X Pro gloves

Richa X Pro gloves £130 Tester: Rupert Paul Time tested: One year/7000 miles What’s good? For me, getting a good fit with gloves is always tricky. These are almost perfect, and the kind of thing you...

Product Review: Knox Orsa gloves

Product Review: Knox Orsa gloves

Knox Orsa gloves, £79.99 Tester: Andy Davidson Time used: one year, 12,000 miles What’s good? These are my go-to gloves when it gets a bit warmer. They’re lightweight, breathable, peppered with...

Product Review: Held Talin GTX gloves

Product Review: Held Talin GTX gloves

Held Talin GTX gloves, £154.99 Tester: Adam Child Time tested: One year/10,000 miles What’s good? These are without doubt the best winter gloves I’ve tried in nearly 20 years of biking. I’ve ridden...

Product Review: Wolf Outlast Titanium II gloves

Product Review: Wolf Outlast Titanium II gloves

Wolf Outlast Titanium II gloves, £89.99 Tested by Tim Thompson Time tested: Nine months/1000 miles What’s good? Finding a good glove for high summer is easy enough, so too finding one for the depths...

Product Review: Held Arctic winter gloves

Product Review: Held Arctic winter gloves

Held Arctic winter gloves £124.99 Tester: Michael Guy Time tested: Five years/24000 miles What’s good? They’re good looking, well-tailored and well-fitting gloves that have lasted very well and feel...

Product Review: Spada Eighty2 Claw gloves

Product Review: Spada Eighty2 Claw gloves

Spada Eighty2 Claw Gloves, £39.99 Tester: Adam Child Time tested: One year/13,000 miles What’s good? Sometime you just want sausage and mash. It’s sufficient, simple and you know what you are getting.

Product Review: Macna Proton heated gloves

Product Review: Macna Proton heated gloves

Macna Proton heated gloves, Time tested: One month, 1000 miles What’s good? Heated gloves are always my first choice in the winter months because my fingers get very cold very quickly. The Protons...

Product Review: Spidi Carbo 3 gloves

Product Review: Spidi Carbo 3 gloves

Spidi Carbo 3 gloves, £169.99 Time tested: Six months/3000 miles What's good? I wouldn't normally choose this style of glove as they are designed more with a MotoGP racer in mind than a Honda CB650F...

Product Review: Ixon Pro Blizzard gloves

Product Review: Ixon Pro Blizzard gloves

Ixon Pro Blizzard Gloves, £79.99 Time tested: One year/4000 miles What’s good? What a good glove this is from French bike clothing specialists Ixon. I’ve worn these through some pretty harsh weather,...

Product Review: Halvarssons Supreme gloves

Product Review: Halvarssons Supreme gloves

Halvarssons Supreme gloves, £59 Time tested: Three months/400 miles What’s good? From the moment I tried these gloves on they felt comfortable, with soft supple leather on the outer and an almost...