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Review of Rev’It! Summit H2O Gloves

I’ve ridden with the Rev’It Summit H2O gloves for sevearl months in a variety of temperatures, from humid mid-80s to cool low-40s, as well as some light rain. When I first put the gloves on, they felt really comfortable and lightweight. I’m really sensitive to the feeling of seams against my skin, and the thin […]

Review of Joe Rocket Pro Street Gloves

Fall has arrived, which means beautiful scenery and cold hands! I don’t have any wind protection on my bike, so my hands get the full force of the chilly, autumn winds. Riding with frozen fingers is difficult and dangerous, so I’ve been looking at possible solutions including heated gloves, heated grips, hand guards, and glove liners. […]

My First Crash

I was out riding Memorial Day evening, and experienced a slide out on gravel. I was coming around a turn onto a road I didn’t know, and it very quickly ended in a gravel parking lot. I needed to slow quickly to make a right turn onto a side street. I was so focused on […]

Review of Street Motorcycle Gloves from Walmart

When I was looking for products to bump me up to Walmart.com’s free shipping threshhold, I came across the Chase Ergonomics Decade Street Motorcycle Gloves. At around $25, they are very reasonably priced and on paper offered a fair amount of protection and comfort. I’ve been pleased with the saddlebags and tank bag I purchased […]

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