How riders choose and buy motorcycle gloves

Baby Boomers are more likely to choose comfortable motorcycle gloves while Millennial riders buy for style, according to the 2018 Canstar Blue customer satisfaction research. The survey of more than 400 riders also found Millennials are the most likely to buy gloves as part of a deal with other protective gear, as well as buy online. It found …

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Nikwax Gloveproof waterproofs gloves

Nikwax Gloveproof waterproofs gloves

Even some waterproof motorcycle gloves gradually lose their ability to stay dry, so you may need to update their waterproofing with a product like Nikwax Gloveproof. Cleaning, conditioning and waterproofing company Nikwax is based in rainy Seattle so they should know a little about waterproofing. Their wide range of products is available for many other …

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Macna winter and summer gloves tested

Macna winter and summer gloves tested

In a few short weeks I’ve been able to test new summer and winter gloves from European motorcycle clothing company Macna. Australian distributors Link International sent us several pair of gloves for Mrs MBW and me to test while on our recent trip through Italy. Mrs MBW and I were able to test waterproof summer gloves in …

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Macna motorcycle gloves

Macna updates 2018 winter motorcycle gloves

If you’re looking to do some touring this winter, you need a good pair of winter motorcycle gloves. European brand Macna has just release their updated winter range through Australian distributors Link International. They are waterproof, comfortable, warm and include protection and some hi-tech features such as electric heating and touch-sensitive fingertips to use screens …

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Goldtop Bobber tan gloves

Goldtop Bobber riding gloves review

These Goldtop Bobber tan gloves are the most comfortable short touring gloves I’ve worn and are perfect for the in-between riding seasons. They aren’t racing gloves, so they don’t feature any hard knuckle protection. However, they are made of a thick yet supple 1mm hand-waxed Aniline cowhide leather which should offer good abrasion protection for …

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Aldi leather gloves Aldi annual sale approved

Should approved gloves be mandatory?

The French Government has started enforcing laws making approved gloves mandatory for all scooter, motorcycle and ATV riders and pillions, leading to concerns about the rule spreading to other countries. The fine for not wearing gloves, even if just dashing down to the local boucherie for a croissant and cafe au lait, is €68 ( …

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Queen Bee black motorcycle gloves

Queen Bee gloves avoid bunching

If you have problems with your motorcycle gloves uncomfortably bunching in your palm on the handlebars, Black Arrow Queen Bee gloves might help. Black Arrow fashion designer and motorcyclist Hannah Smith of Sydney says she has the answer with her new Queen Bee women’s motorcycle gloves priced at $125. They have a smaller, more snug …

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Admiral Under-Cuff Gauntlet motorcycle gloves

Gloves worn under or over the cuff?

Do you wear your gauntlet gloves under or over your jacket cuff? While most gauntlet gloves are made to be worn over the cuff, some riders like a tight gauntlet so they can pull the cuff over the top of the glove. Harley-Davidson has now released a special all-weather glove that can be worn under …

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Venture Heat

Venture Heat warms your winter ride

Unless there is black ice on the road, cold weather is really no impediment to winter riding when you have Venture Heat powered riding gear. Their range includes jacket and vest liners, gloves, pants liners and even inner soles which you can connect to your bike’s battery to keep you warm. Venture Heat sent us their …

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Pakistan leather gear

Pakistan leather gets a second chance

We panned a leather jacket we received from Pakistan in August 2016 and warned riders against buying cheap motorcycle goods over the internet. Read our scathing report here. However, another Pakistan motorcycle leather goods company then got in touch with us and pleaded to give the country’s goods a second chance. They also said they …

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