A top quality Japanese-built glove for colder-weather rides. And really, really comfortable. The cuff and palm are lined with soft, brushed nylon, and the backside side of the hands are lined with a warmer heavier synthetic. The fingers are articulated and pre-curved, and the knuckle area is padded with a diamond pattern quilting. The exterior shell is constructed of 1.2 mm waterproofed cowhide leather with a hidden waterproof/breathable membrane. The wrist and cuff is cinched with hook & loop. Reinforced palm. Ultra Nice. Sizes: 8.5, 9, 9.5, 10.
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Customer Reviews (10)
- nice glovesReview by Michael
- warn and comfortable. Haven't used them in the rain yet so I don't know how dry they keep you. (Posted on 12/7/16)
- Good cold weather glovesReview by Danno
Having ridden with these all winter, I can now add a review of these gloves.
Very top of the line leather, with fabulous quality in the stitching, design, and manufacturing. They work well with the heated grips of my R1200RT, but also work with the non-heated grips of my Harley. The palms aren't mega thick, but plenty thick enough for warmth and protection. The rest of the glove is made of brawny yet soft, top quality leather.
i have poor circulation in my fingertips and even with these superb gloves, I still get a bit of "finger-numb", but compared to lesser quality gloves, they provide better overall warmth.
One concern I'd pass along to anyone is the sizing of these gloves. I'm a Size 10 in Held gloves and own 5 or 6 different pair of Helds, plus a plethora of other brand-name gloves that are size 10. So, I naturally ordered these cowhide gloves in size 10. Way too big. I exchanged them for 9.5, which work well, but in a perfect world, I would have a size "9.3/9.4" in these gloves, which of course doesn't exist. I realize they are meant to accommodate glove liners, but they are nonetheless sized a bit large.
All in all, a superb winter glove. Expensive, yes.....but if you ride often &/or long distances in cold weather, well worth the price. (Posted on 4/30/13)
- Warm Hands At LastReview by Brant
- I had been relying on light-weight gloves and grip heaters to survive in the winter. Bad plan! Some parts of my hand were too cold, others too hot. These heavy-duty gloves were the answer. Warm hands, no air leaks, comfortable. They do require a bit of adaptation. Their thickness affects reach to the brake and clutch levers. (Posted on 2/6/12)
- I cannot recommendReview by Ron
- I wore them for the first time this morning. My daily commute is 90 miles(approximately two hours total), and I ride a Yamaha WR250X. My bike does not have heated grips. When I left the house it was 39 degrees Fahrenheit. When I got to work my hands felt as though they could be frost bitten. I wore a pair of Manzella liners in them as well. I could definitely feel the wind coming through the seams. For the price I cannot recommend them. I have other winter gloves that do the same for far less. (Posted on 10/28/11)
- After 5 years, still the bestReview by St.
- After 5 years, including two r/t trans-continentals and many other long rides, the most comfortable cold-weather gloves I own. Riding an R1100RS. (Posted on 12/7/10)
- Quite warm and comfortableReview by Motorcycle Classics Magazine
- We reviewed these gloves in November 2009 and found them to be quite warm and comfortable. We also appreciated the understated vintage style. Read our full review at motorcycleclassics.com/2009-winter-riding-gloves (Posted on 11/15/10)
- Top Quality winter gloveReview by Ross Johnson
- These have to be the best winter gloves I've ever owned. Very well made and extremely comfortable. Since they come in 9-1/2 size it truely does;"Fit like a glove." (Posted on 11/6/10)
- I agree they are very com...Review by Fred Farber
- I agree they are very comfortable and warm. They are not waterproof for very long times but are fine for half an hour or so. Usually when it is precipitating and I am wearing these gloves the precipitation is in the form of snow. (Posted on 4/25/09)
- Excellent comfort and fit...Review by Erik Hoover
- Excellent comfort and fit and pretty warm. Not waterproof in my experience, however. (Posted on 8/15/08)
- They are very comfortable...Review by Robert Cyr
- They are very comfortable. Work well with heated grips because they are a little thinner on the inside of hand. They keep me pretty comfortable to about 30 deg. If your have any wind protection there is no limit. They are not as bulky as they look. Very good glove. Looks good to. (Posted on 5/6/08)
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Sidebar: Mr. Subjective on ‘Waterproof-insert’ Gloves - rev 2017
Almost all factory waterproof riders gloves contain a thin and somewhat fragile waterproof insert located between the glove’s lining and the outer glove. Separated, these inserts look like oversize five fingered plastic food-service glove-bags made of very thin, flexible plastic - usually less than the thickness of a sandwich bag, which means that after some period of use they can be torn, punctured or damaged before the rest of the glove wears out. At which point one owns a formerly waterproof glove.
I’m old-school. Two things I've disliked about every insert-equipped waterproof glove I've ever tried are:
- 1.) When it’s not raining no glove of this type ever wears quite as dry-feeling and moisture-breathable as gloves with no insert so my hands never are quite as comfortably dry as they are inside regular leather gloves. My hands don’t sweat excessively, but this sensation of trapped moisture is noticeable and mildly disconcerting on a hot dry day. Inserts made of Gore Tex do feel a bit better than other types, but all provide this same moist-handed feel. One rider I knew whose hands did sweat a lot ended up with a non-Gore Tex model of this type which actually became so smelly/moldy inside he ended up throwing them away. Most riders get used to the slightly moist feel and love these kinds of gloves.
- 2.) All waterproof-breathable inserts add a slight bulkier, slipperier feel. No matter how thin the insert, the glove’s three layers (outer, insert, lining) shift slightly between each other as you flex and grip things. After a short while you become accustomed to this sensation, but (like the moisture feel) it never entirely goes away. When your hand is inside a simple unlined deer or elk glove the increased direct tactile feel is noticeable.
On the plus side, waterproof-breathable inserts make any glove a little warmer. The ones we sell which offer some insert-provided waterproofness are: the Luxury Cowhide Winter #447, $197, and the Cowhide/Nylon Winter #1489, $75, plus these electrically heated models #4468, #4469, #4448-5448. They are all excellent for wet weather, but if I’m traveling somewhere that involves riding more than an hour I’m usually wearing a non-waterproof elk skin glove and carrying triple digit raincovers (#442 & #492, $47).
For everyday urban rides under about 30 minutes, even if it’s raining fairly hard I’ll usually just let my hands become wet inside regular elk or deer gloves. They’ll also occasionally get wet on trips if the rain is intermittent and I don’t feel like stopping to put on glove raincovers. Pre-applied water-resistant leather treatments make a huge difference in most of these milder rains and shorter and moderate-length wet weather exposures.