Motorcycle Gloves

Glove review: Weise Custom

Glove review: Weise Custom

Weise Custom glove, £34.99 Miles covered/time: 5500/three years What’s good: Since I last reviewed these gloves, just over a year ago, they’ve become my regular mitt of choice, what with the...

Glove review: Alpinestars Techstar off-road

Glove review: Alpinestars Techstar off-road

Alpinestars Techstar off-road gloves, £29.99 Time used: Five months What's good: They’re exceptionally thin, offering a level of feel you can only dream of when wearing road gloves. The venting works...

Glove review: Rukka Apollo

Glove review: Rukka Apollo

Rukka Apollo gloves, £169.99 Miles covered/time: 7000/two years What’s good: These could well be the best gloves I’ve ever worn. Not only are they splendidly comfortable with excellent feel for my...

Glove review: Alpinestars 365 Gore Tex

Glove review: Alpinestars 365 Gore Tex

Alpinestars 365 Gore Tex gloves £169.99 Time used: Three years What’s good: These are the best gloves I’ve ever had. They’re a cross between a lightweight, dextrous racing glove and a warm,...

Alpinestars 365GTX - the best

As has been said, these are reasonably warm summer gloves, but the Gore Tex liner keeps the bulk down and the ventilation good. I wore them (yes, past tense) and wear them (a new pair) year round in Germany, so darn cold and wet all the way to pretty darn warm in summer. 'Wore' because I can report that they keep your hands in one bit when you are sent flying at around 60mph by an overtaking...

Weise Montana gloves

Weise Montana gloves

Weise Montana gloves, £64.99 Miles covered/time: 500/one month What's good: The leather and polyester construction of these gloves is pretty much spot on for this time of year. The leather on the...

Alpinestars Jet Road Gore-Tex

Alpinestars Jet Road Gore-Tex

Alpinestars Jet Road Gore-Tex glove, £99.95 Miles covered/time: 4500/two months What’s good: Stylish winter gloves – who would have thought it? And they are 100% waterproof, too! I’ve done three hours...

Glove review: Weise Custom

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,...

Glove review: Weise Victory

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...

Spyke Fuel Race Gloves

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...

Aerostich Competition Elkskin Gloves

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...

Velobici PBP seamless gloves

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...

Undergloves on the MCN Shop

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,...

JTS Summer Glove

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...

Alpinestars SMX-2 Air Carbon glove

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...

Rev’It Contra GTX Gore-Tex gloves

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...

Weise Street Fight

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...

Alpinestars 365 Gore-Tex gloves

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...

Alpinestars SPS gloves

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...

Knox Zero Outdry

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...

Alpinestars Octane gloves

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...

Glove review: Furygan winter gauntlets

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...

Glove review: Revit Alaska GTX

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...

EXO Heated gloves

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...

MCN’s top 5 summer gloves

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 £££...

Glove review: Oxford Chillout Essential Inner Gloves

Glove review: Oxford Chillout Essential Inner Gloves

Oxford Chillout Essential Inner Gloves, £15.99 Miles covered/time: 400/two weeks What’s good: As part of the Chillout range, their polyester construction is relatively durable and keeps out drafts and...

Gloves review: Cold Killers City Gloves

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...

Glove review: Hein Gericke Touring Classic Sheltex

Glove review: Hein Gericke Touring Classic Sheltex

Hein Gericke Touring Classic Sheltex glove, £59.99 Miles covered/time: 10,000/one year What’s good? These gloves are robust and well-made leather items with a claimed windproof and waterproof Sheltex...

Glove review: Spada Elite

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...

Kit review: Held Bagira gloves

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...

Glove review: Held Orkney

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...

MCN's Top 5 winter gloves

MCN's Top 5 winter gloves

MCN staff put their kit through the sternest tests, day-to-day, to help you decide which biking products to buy. Of all the winter gloves we’ve tested in the last three years only the handful in this...

Glove review: Spada Elite Race

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...

Kit review: Nikwax Glove Proof

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...

Glove review: RST Pro Series WP

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...

Glove review: Furygan FRG10

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...