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Old 1st December 2017, 04:42 PM
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Howyas...
Anyone recommend good winter gloves without spending guts of 300e ??
Bought an average pair from sportsbike shop last year with inner gloves and still freezing...Not really wanting to put hotgrips on the blade, I see a few heated gloves popping up online but I presume they ain't battery ones..So any ideas or glove recommendations greatly appreciated. Ta
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Old 1st December 2017, 04:53 PM
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Default Re: Winter gloves recommendations please

Originally Posted by duck67
Howyas...
Anyone recommend good winter gloves without spending guts of 300e ??
Bought an average pair from sportsbike shop last year with inner gloves and still freezing...Not really wanting to put hotgrips on the blade, I see a few heated gloves popping up online but I presume they ain't battery ones..So any ideas or glove recommendations greatly appreciated. Ta
Take a spin to Cotters, ballymount. They carry the largest stock of RICHA gloves and they have a couple of very good cold weather gloves in their range, and prices are good, expect to pay in the region of 100+ for good ones....best not to buy on the net because of fit and feeling you are better trying them on....

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Old 1st December 2017, 05:25 PM
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Have a pair of Spada gloves which just gave up the ghost AFTER 5 years of winter use the stitching on one of the gloves have gone to shits. It only cost me about 80 quid at the time IRRC and though I have several others it's easily the best winter gloves ever it has a visor viper on the left thumb which is extremely useful if it's still being made or for sale I'd buy another 2-3 in a heartbeat.
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Old 1st December 2017, 05:47 PM
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Iíve a pair of gerbing heated gloves that are 2 years old now. Iíve got them wired to the battery but they can be powered by rechargeable batteries that are held in in the cuffs of the gloves. Plugging the wires in and out can be a bit of a pain but the gloves are really warm. The batteries mean you donít have the hassle of the wires but the gloves donít get as warm with the batteries and they need to be charged every other day and my commute is only 20km each way. Iíd definitely recommend them. Cost about Ä150 from gerbing if I remember correctly.
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Old 1st December 2017, 06:00 PM
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Default Re: Winter gloves recommendations please

Originally Posted by duck67
Howyas...
Anyone recommend good winter gloves without spending guts of 300e ??
You don't need to spend €300, there are a few good options in the €80-150 region.

The forum favourite seems to be the Richa Cold Protect Gore-Tex. My pair
are now in their fifth winter. They are still warm, dry and in good condition.
The only thing they lack is a built-in visor wiper as found on some of the cheaper
Richa gloves.

The Held Freezer 2 (or the original version) are also highly regarded.

This test is a few years old, but still valid today: http://www.visordown.com/features/pr...weather-gloves
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Old 1st December 2017, 06:42 PM
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Thanks for the input guys
Lot of buyer reviews on sportsbike shop site...
Might take spin up to cotters in the morning...
I have 3 winter pairs and none worth a shite.. so want to get it right this time...
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Old 1st December 2017, 06:52 PM
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alot say the richa artic protect. i never found them any good. I got gerbing heated gloves never looked back
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Old 1st December 2017, 07:12 PM
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alot say the richa artic protect.
No such glove.

Richa Artic

or

Richa Cold Protect
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Old 1st December 2017, 07:12 PM
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One man will be happy with light gloves and still have not-too-cold hands. Another will have the heaviest winter gloves and still feel cold. I think this is as much to do with the individual's sensitivity to cold as the insulating properties of the gloves.

Maybe reconsider heated grips? They eliminate the need for (heavy & feel-less) winter gloves.

FWIW, I'm selling a pair of Dainese Clutch Evo gloves, size L. That size didn't fit and the shop wouldn't take them back. Sat in my gear bag since then after 30 minutes of being worn - warm, soft & supple. Never got to test waterproofness, but D-Dry membrane in my jocks & pants (same as in gloves) have never let a drop in.

Now using Alpinestars C-10 Performance. Correct size for hands, fingers a bit long, warm, supple (I expect them to soften up even more, comfy.
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Old 1st December 2017, 07:13 PM
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Originally Posted by duck67
I have 3 winter pairs and none worth a shite.. so want to get it right this time...
Which ones have you got?
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Old 1st December 2017, 07:14 PM
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Best thing I ever did was to put a set of those handlebar muff's on the bike. You can wear summer gloves all year round. Might not be suitable for all bikes though.

https://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/...andlebar-muffs

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Old 1st December 2017, 07:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Confusion
No such glove.

Richa Artic

or

Richa Cold Protect
sorry thats the one Richa cold protect.
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Old 1st December 2017, 07:36 PM
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https://www.sportsbikeshop.co.uk/mot...nt_prod/245823


Have a pair of these.......fine winter glove for the money.
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Old 1st December 2017, 07:57 PM
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Have a pair of Spada Enforcers. Really good glove for warmth, waterproofness, protection and has a visor wiper which is cool. But the warmest gloves I ever owned were Hein Gericke Pathan's. They look weird as they've only 3 fingers but they keep the cold out better than any others I've owned.
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Old 1st December 2017, 08:01 PM
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Default Re: Winter gloves recommendations please

Originally Posted by Confusion
No such glove.

Richa Artic

or

Richa Cold Protect
Now you'r told.....
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Old 1st December 2017, 08:31 PM
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Now you'r told.....
i surely was . Im well schooled now
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Old 1st December 2017, 08:48 PM
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I’ve got the Richa Cold Protect, wore them all year round for motorway commute of about 20km. They’re ok in the wet, dry on the inside but tend to feel cold and damp, holding the water. For the past few weeks I still have cold finger tips, even with the heated grips.

I fancy the Gerbing heated gloves, tried them at NEC, but the 7V battery ones don’t get very warm though, and the 12V are pricey if you want batteries and a bit too much of a faff wiring them in.
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Old 1st December 2017, 08:54 PM
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Default Re: Winter gloves recommendations please

Originally Posted by generalisimo muldoon
Best thing I ever did was to put a set of those handlebar muff's on the bike. You can wear summer gloves all year round. Might not be suitable for all bikes though.

https://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/...andlebar-muffs
Yeah, I think these are the way to go, I find that gloves just don't last. I usually buy Alpinestars and the last pair are Gortex but useless in the rain.

I have a thought that muffs and heated grips would be perfect
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Old 1st December 2017, 09:16 PM
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Originally Posted by thos
Iíve got the Richa Cold Protect, wore them all year round for motorway commute of about 20km. Theyíre ok in the wet, dry on the inside but tend to feel cold and damp, holding the water. For the past few weeks I still have cold finger tips, even with the heated grips.

I fancy the Gerbing heated gloves, tried them at NEC, but the 7V battery ones donít get very warm though, and the 12V are pricey if you want batteries and a bit too much of a faff wiring them in.
yea i got the batteries. the wiring i only use for long long spins, The batteries are grand. I was out the door at 730am this morning me hands were toasty as can be on the medium setting
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Old 1st December 2017, 10:34 PM
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Originally Posted by Mailiam View Post
Iíve a pair of gerbing heated gloves that are 2 years old now. Iíve got them wired to the battery but they can be powered by rechargeable batteries that are held in in the cuffs of the gloves. Plugging the wires in and out can be a bit of a pain but the gloves are really warm. The batteries mean you donít have the hassle of the wires but the gloves donít get as warm with the batteries and they need to be charged every other day and my commute is only 20km each way. Iíd definitely recommend them. Cost about Ä150 from gerbing if I remember correctly.
This
The gerbing gloves are quality, I had them for about two years before I hooked up the cables to the bike, just used the battery in the cuff of the glove, it's grand for commuting or short spins , defo recommend.
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