Gloves

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Gloves

Post by Uglybassplayer » Sat Nov 16, 2013 1:16 pm

I'm on the hunt for a simple glove suitable for use out on the road. I've got a big winter pair and a thin leather pair (although they have all the sports bike / power ranger armour on them) and both have long cuffs gauntlet style that make then a pain to put inside my jacket.

What I'd like is a motorcross style glove but with a leather / synthetic leather palm and a short cuff, and the minimum of extra armour/vents/carbon bits! I found a KLIM adventure glove but it came with a warning that it provided minimal protection on the road.

Can anyone suggest something suitable?

Many thanks

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Re: Gloves

Post by bimota » Sat Nov 16, 2013 1:28 pm

hi,
these are what i use,
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/REVIT-SENSE-H ... 589726b108

there are warm great cuffs for under jacket

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Re: Gloves

Post by brett73 » Sat Nov 16, 2013 2:20 pm

I use ski gloves in the winter

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Re: Gloves

Post by GB » Sat Nov 16, 2013 5:56 pm

Try sealskinz's lightweight glove,http://www.sealskinz.com/UK/motorcyclin ... -grey.html I managed to get a pair for £30 in a sports pursuit sale, super comfy and fit under my traverse perfectly with a short cuff.
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Re: Gloves

Post by Brads » Sat Nov 16, 2013 6:05 pm

BMW Rallye 3 gloves. Bloody brilliant
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Re: Gloves

Post by Rederic » Sat Nov 16, 2013 6:40 pm

I use the halvarssons safety glove there like a in-between summer and winter glove,
http://www.motolegends.com/gloves/Halva ... tAodWF8Ahw
look like a no frills plain old leather glove
With the added bonus of having great safety built in (thumbs)
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Re: Gloves

Post by Multirider » Sat Nov 16, 2013 6:58 pm

I use Rukka Apollo, not cheap but great quality and fit.
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Re: Gloves

Post by Locksmith » Sat Nov 16, 2013 7:00 pm

+1 For Halvarssons gloves , used them for years and can't fault them . Check out their full range http://www.brandedbiker.co.uk/Shop/Prod ... cle-Gloves
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Re: Gloves

Post by Mike101 » Sat Nov 16, 2013 8:02 pm

Richard sub zero.

This is exactly what you want. I use a pair every day and they are great. Totally waterproof and very warm.

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Re: Gloves

Post by Lancastermick » Sat Nov 16, 2013 8:28 pm

This is my next pair....

http://www.ghostbikes.com/products/Off- ... loves.html

A decent light, short cuffed glove with good armour, but enough flexibility to feel the bike and take her off-road when curiosity gets the better of me or I'm looking to camp for the night. :)

As for the winter considerations...I have heated grips and hand-guards. (thumbs)

Happy shopping mate!

oh...and did I mention the price? :)
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