2016

Rated: BMW Rallye 3 gloves

Rated: BMW Rallye 3 gloves

Tested by: James Archibald, Web Producer Time tested: four months/3000 miles What’s good? The Rallye are a light glove designed primarily for warm weather and off-road use, and they’ve been great over...

Weise Romulus gloves review (£74.99)

Weise Romulus gloves review (£74.99)

What’s good about the Weise Romulus gloves? Decent, understated protection that won’t leave you too much out of pocket. One aspect that drew me to the Romulus gloves was that they have passed CE...

Roland Sand Dezel gloves review (£80)

Roland Sand Dezel gloves review (£80)

What’s good about the Roland Sand Dezel gloves? These retro gloves are dripping in quality and style. They not only look authentic, but feel amazing; the palms are so soft it almost feels like you’re...

Product Review: Racer Stratos 2 (£139.99)

Product Review: Racer Stratos 2 (£139.99)

What’s good about the Racer Stratos 2 gloves? Racer have thought everything through to come up with a pair of gloves that do the job without looking flash or being packed with extraneous features.

Product Review: Alpinestars Yari Drystar gloves (£74.99)

Product Review: Alpinestars Yari Drystar gloves (£74.99)

What’s good about the Alpinestars Yari Drystar gloves? Off-road gloves are invariably lightweight to give the rider the grip and feel they want, but this means those gloves offer no weather protection...

Product Review: Arc-on Apex race gloves (£180)

Product Review: Arc-on Apex race gloves (£180)

What’s good about the Arc-on Apex race gloves? Fit and feel. The all-new, all-roo Apex race glove, designed by London-based leather manufacturer Arc-on, is rammed with armour and all the usual selling...

Product Review: Knox Handroid gloves (£169.99)

Product Review: Knox Handroid gloves (£169.99)

What’s good about the Knox Handroid gloves? I think the Handroid gloves look really cool, although many don’t. Knox gloves seem to be an almost perfect fit for my hands, and it’s the same with the...

Product Review: Weise Shark gloves (£109.99)

Product Review: Weise Shark gloves (£109.99)

What’s good about the Weise Shark gloves? If I could only have one pair of gloves for riding in Britain they would be like these – sporty gloves with a waterproof membrane but no thermal wadding. They...

Product Review: Oxford RP-2 gloves (£49.99)

Product Review: Oxford RP-2 gloves (£49.99)

What’s good about the Oxford RP-2 gloves? These are a good-looking, cheap pair of sporty summer gloves. And while the price may suggest a few corners have been cut it’s actually quite hard to find...

Product Review: Alpinestars WR-1 Gore-Tex gloves (£119.99)

Product Review: Alpinestars WR-1 Gore-Tex gloves (£119.99)

What’s good about the Alpinestars WR-1 Gore-Tex gloves? These gloves have been my best friend over the past few months. I’ve worn them on chilly road tests, launches and commuting, on everything from...

Product Review: Gerbing XRS12 heated gloves (£149.99)

Product Review: Gerbing XRS12 heated gloves (£149.99)

What’s good about the Gerbing XRS12 heated gloves? Gerbing have given their popular XR glove the short-cuff treatment and dubbed it the XRS12. They’re now super-easy to slip inside my jacket sleeve,...

Product Review: Ducati Scrambler gloves (£45)

Product Review: Ducati Scrambler gloves (£45)

What’s good about the Ducati Scrambler gloves? Products with desirable product names attached often cost more than they are really worth – so these shortie gloves bearing both the ‘Ducati’ and...

Product Review: Spidi Carbo 1 leather gloves (£129.99)

Product Review: Spidi Carbo 1 leather gloves (£129.99)

What’s good about the Spidi Carbo 1 leather gloves? What a brilliant pair of gloves. Spidi have always made fabulously comfortable and well put together hand protection, and these mid-level Carbo 1...

Product Review: Richa Carbon Winter Waterproof gloves (£34.99)

Product Review: Richa Carbon Winter Waterproof gloves (£34.99)

What’s good about the Richa Carbon Winter Waterproof? These gloves are warm and gave me good feel as soon as I put them on. More essentially, they are cheap as chips. They were a lifesaver when I...

Product Review: Oxford RP-5 gloves (£39.99)

Product Review: Oxford RP-5 gloves (£39.99)

What’s good about the Oxford RP-5? These gloves give a fairly decent product for not very much money. It’s hard to point at stand out features, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing - they’re a...

Product Review: Alpinestars Vega Drystar gloves (£89.99)

Product Review: Alpinestars Vega Drystar gloves (£89.99)

What’s good about the Alpinestars Vega Drystar? These Vega Drystar gloves claim to be ‘all-weather’, but I only ever wear them when it’s raining and above freezing. I’ve found them to be well stitched...