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Gerbing 12V XR-12 Hybrid Gloves - Black

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Customer Reviews for Gerbing 12V XR-12 Hybrid Gloves - Black

February 19, 2018


Very happy with these gloves. Finally I don't get freeze my fingers anymore. Really worth the money and appear to me made of high quality. Thanks!

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January 30, 2018

No cold fingers

They do what they say. My hands, particularly my fingers. They are not hot but my hands did not cold, Only used the lower settings so far in temperatures as low as -3 centigrade. The wet performance is excellent. The batteries work well and are good those short on /off trips. Only thing is they require careful positioning to avoid the connectors digging into my wrist. I really should have bought these years ago.

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January 10, 2018

Top gloves

So pleased with my Gerbing 12V-XR-12 hybrid gloves. I suffer with Reynard syndrome, wind chill really gets to me. The heated grips on my Yamaha FJR did little to help.. These gloves are so cosy I've turned the grips off!

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December 31, 2017

Very warm

I'm a daily commuter including through the winter (50 miles each day), these gloves are great, very warm and after traveling in minus temperatures these have performed very well - really pleased with these. Quick and easy to connect the plug to the battery.

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December 28, 2017

Quality gloves - 2nd time around

I ordered a Large pair of these gloves and was initially pleased with the look of them. However, they were a bit snug and not as warm as I was expecting from other reviews. I regularly found myself setting them to 3 even though the weather wasn't that cold. Antoine at Sportsbikeshop was very helpful and told me I could return the gloves for an exchange or refund. I plumped for an exchange but unfortunately, they were out of stock in Large. Antoine kept me updated regularly and it only took a couple of weeks for another pair to arrive. These immediately felt a better fit and although I haven't had chance to use them on the bike, I've connected them to the battery and they feel warmer at setting 2. I'll see how they work soon but Antoine has reassured me I'll be able to return them again for a refund if they are no better than the first pair. Great service from SBS and I'm hopeful of the gloves being effective. I would echo comments that the longer wire for the furthest arm could do to be a few inches longer to prevent it disappearing up the sleeve. Otherwise, it's easy for me to run the wires between the shell and liner of my jacket.

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December 12, 2017

The best, only real winter gloves

Having gone through various expensive options I wish I had bitten the bullet sooner and bought these first! Very comfortable, amazing warmth (-3c on a naked bike, no problems!). Good protection and well made. Gloves sorted.

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December 2, 2017

Nice warm computer gloves

Only had a week or so but the temp has dropped to 3 degrees, I have had them on 100% and hands were just nice, they could have been turned down but I was just right. They seem to be very well made, and made for comfort. For me the cuffs are a little long but that's personal choice.

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November 30, 2017

Wouldnt go out with out them

Very good product, warm even without turning them. Works very well in cold temperatures, lets you concentrate on riding. Cons: Quite chunky, and the junior controller moves around and changes setting, it fell between the legs and the tank. Over a very good product.

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November 28, 2017


These are the second pair of gloves that I've bought by Gerbing. The others were an earlier model and were very good which led me to buying these. A mistake. They are not a patch on the earlier model. For one the power level has been restricted to only the lowest 2 settings! Ridiculous as they don't give off enough heat at 50% to make a difference. The heat that is present is patchy and not on the fingers where needed but on the side of the hand. Very disappointed.

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November 16, 2017

Would recommend and buy again

Worn the gloves for about 10 hours, 1 deg C most extreme temp. The gloves are not without minor faults: wires are awkward to begin with; gloves uncomfortable at first but break-in after a few hours, the 25%/blue setting is pointless but at 1 deg C the 75%/amber setting was sufficient. The left index finger appears to be lacking in heat but in general the gloves are a huge improvement on other winter gloves and inners. Even removed handle-bar mitts. I am Medium size in almost all gloves, these are also Medium but slightly too long in the fingers. It is disappointing that the glove page of website does not specifically state that batteries are further £80. I was too tight to spend that so hooked it up to the bike battery (with ease - I'm no mechanic) and they work very well. Overall, I would recommend them and buy them again if I didn't own a pair.

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Press Reviews for Gerbing 12V XR-12 Hybrid Gloves - Black


Gerbing 12V XR-12 Hybrid Gloves - Black

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Visor wipe on thumb no longer incorporated

Gerbing's European patent pending revolutionary new Microwire heated gloves. The best of both worlds. If you're cruising for hours, connect these heated gloves the direct to the bike, with Gerbing's battery hook-up. Just riding for an hour? Plug in the convenient portable batteries. The XR-12 Hybrid gloves are extremely comfortable and safe, made with an exceptionally soft and supple drum-dyed 0.6 mm premium full aniline leather that contours to the hand. The design is sleek, stylish, strong and sporty looking pair of heated gloves. Because of the use of Stainless Steel Microwire heating, the Gerbin XR-12 is a super durable glove! The XR-12 is an award winning motorcycle glove, with extra protection on the knuckle for not only sporty styling, but also extra safety.

The B12V-1400 hybrid batteries (not included) can be stored in the cuff of the gloves for using the heated gloves for just a short amount of time. On the lowest setting it will give you 3 hours of heat. But when the Gerbing XR-12 gloves are connected to the bike battery, you can ride for hours and hours.

  • Lifetime warranty on the heating elements
  • Battery cable and junior controller included
  • Heats the entire length of each finger
  • Waterproof and windproof Hipora liner
  • Adjustable wrist closure
  • Hard knuckle armour
  • Thinsulate thermal liner
  • Microwire heating technology
  • 12V Batteries optional
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Gerbing are undoubtedly the market leaders in electric heated clothing. Their collection of heated motorcycle gear includes heated gloves, heated trousers, heated jackets and heated socks. Every item in the range is designed to increase both comfort and safety when riding in cold conditions, and are available in 12 volt for hassle free connection to your bike's battery. Gerbing set the standard in heated kit and they standby their technology by offering a lifetime warranty on their Microwire heating elements. The range is primarily designed for on bike protection from the cold but is also helpful for people who suffer from rheumatism or other medical conditions.

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Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers

  • Wot length of cable comes with the gloves I ride a bow r 1200 gas and the power point is to the rear side of the seat

    February 20, 2018

    The battery cable is approximately 95cm long and the Y-Lead is approximately 150cm long.

  • Hi, if wired up you need the supplied heat regulator. If using lithium batteries, how do you control the temperature? I also have a cigarette lighter socket in the handlebars, but am struggling to picture how to connect the gloves safely without loose wire or limiting hand movement. Are you still supposed to go through the jacket rather than straight out at the cuff? Am I over thinking it?

    January 19, 2018

    Each battery has a built-in temperature controller with 3 different settings. Red is 100% heat output, Orange is 66% heat output and yellow is 33% heat output. The gloves can be connected to a cigarette lighter, but we would not recommend it, as you say there will be wiring to tuck away somewhere. The cigarette lighter attachment would need to go into the controller.

  • My Triumph Sprint GT has a 12V DIN Accessory connector. Can I connect the gloves to to this?

    November 30, 2017

    Yes, but you will need to use the Gerbing 12V BMW / Hella Plug. This can be used for a normal cigarette lighter style socket or the smaller DIN socket.

  • As these are hybrid gloves do they come supplied with batteries? Also for sizing. On the Gerbing website it says 21-23cm is a large,but on yours it says it is a medium. Which is correct? Thanks

    November 29, 2017

    The B12V-1400 hybrid batteries are not included. You require the Gerbing 12v battery kit dual. Most customers find that if they purchase the same size gloves as they already have (using our size guide) the fit is good.

  • Do the gloves come with Gerbing 12V Junior Temperature Controller included? I assume that is the case (picture of the item) but it doesn't really say in the specification.

    November 20, 2017

    We can confirm that the gloves are supplied with a junior controller.

  • Is there any way on linking these gloves to the Keis J501 Premiun Heated Jacket via an adaptor?

    November 6, 2017

    Unfortunately we are not aware of an adapter that will do this, sorry. The plugs on the different manufacturers are all different.

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