Gerbing 12V XR-12 Hybrid Gloves - Black

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Waterproof and windproof electrically heated gloves

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

August 18, 2019 - by Graeme M

Great gloves

Excellent quality and very warm. Easy to install the fixed power lead to the battery. Bit fiddly getting the wiring to be a comfortable fit in the jacket. Pity the battery pack is so expensive.

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June 10, 2019 - by anonymous

Great Service

Great item as expected and next day delivery, first class again.

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June 6, 2019 - by Simon W

Quality feel

These gloves have a real quality feel to them. I've ordered them at the start of Summer so can't test them properly yet. They are quite a long gauntlet in order to fit in the battery packs but once in, the batteries aren't overly bulky and don't really bother you. The battery power level is clearly visible through the clear window in the waterproof pocket so should be adjustable when riding I hope. I ordered the size recommended for my palm measurement (S) but had to swap for the smaller size (XS) as the fit was just too big and fingers way too long. Smaller size fits me perfectly. Can't comment on heating performance or battery life yet but really pleased with the gloves so far and looking forward to cooler riding now.

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June 4, 2019 - by anonymous


These were bought for my birthday and they are excellent - just the right amount of warmth and very comfortable. Would highly recommend - worth the spend.

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April 6, 2019 - by Kyle R

Nice glove

Great fitting glove. Not tried the heating yet but if it's as good quality as the glove build I'll be a happy biker.

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March 8, 2019 - by David T

Best heated gloves

These are the best heated gloves I have found. Use daily on 7 mile commute and hands are always warm. I use these with the rechargeable battery pack which can be purchased separately. Only issue is that this is now my 3rd pair as heating wire keeps cracking in glove which stops them working. They have tended to last about 9 months so always in warranty period to return and get replacement. Just have to wait a couple of weeks to normally receive replacement gloves. Would have been 5 star rating without this issue.

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February 20, 2019 - by John C

Great gloves

I should have got these before great gloves but the only problem I can find is the connection I thought it would have been a plug straight into the glove as some times they can disconnect. Make sure you unlock the controller to get max heat, best gloves for the money.

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February 17, 2019 - by anonymous

Warm gloves

Lovely pair of gloves. Great to actually be able to get heated gloves in a size that fits (xxs). They are pretty warm even without the heating on. Wiring into the battery was actually simple although I did watch a quick 'how to' clip on YouTube first. Definitely makes a difference in the cold weather. I've also bought the battery packs to go with them. The batteries are a bit bulky but I've not had chance to try them out riding yet.

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February 13, 2019 - by Terry S

Look no further for warm hands in winter

First time I've been compelled to write a review on any motorcycle product! I suffer poor circulation and riding in cold weather was quite painful. These gloves though are the only ones I've used which keep my hands warm. In the last cold snap, I turned it up to orange (75%) and my hands felt like they were in summer! My last gloves not only fell apart and weren't warm enough, but they cost more than these. Thanks to SBS, the refund more than covered this purchase (bless em!) I'm usually medium fit, but chose large as the advice was have plenty of room, and the adjustable strap means a perfect fit. The wiring job is a piece of cake. The routine of attaching cables from your sleeves to the gloves and then to the bike cable feels a bit awkward at first but you get used to it. Yesterday I was laughing into my helmet at the joy of having comfortable hands at last! Great length too draught free. Nothing to think about here, just buy em!

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February 12, 2019 - by David

Comfortable and warm

Got these when it was cold and SO glad I did. Just angry I didn't get them sooner! Arrived next day and great product. 3 settings work great and they are mega comfortable.

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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 (available as an optional extra) 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 Gerbing 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 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 (not included)
Product Specification Related Items


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

  • If I buy these with the heated jacket, I would need the duel controller. However , if i buy the wireless controller, do i still need the duel controller ?

    January 18, 2019

    If you preferred to independently control the heat settings of both the jacket and gloves, you will require the Dual Temperature Controller. The Gerbing wireless remote control is a device which only can be used in combination with a Dual Temperature Controller.

  • Do these gloves come with an adapter to plug into a cigarette lighter

    January 4, 2019

    This would need to be purchased separately as it is not supplied as standard.

  • Is there a battery cable included in the pack or do I have to buy a separate one?

    November 3, 2018

    A battery cable and junior controller are included.

  • Hi, The Gerbing XR-12 heated gloves appear to have the hot setting locked out, only allowing the 25% and 50 % levels to be used. How do you get them to do the hot settings, using the 75% and 100% setting?

    November 3, 2018

    If you copy and paste the link below, it will take you right to Gerbings instructions.

  • Where can I get the batteries?

    September 24, 2018

    If you click on "related items" you will be taken straight to the dual battery kit.

  • 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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