Richa Arctic Textile Waterproof Gloves - Black
Customer Product Reviews
Good warm glove
Great for the morning commute at which they have excelled in the cold and the rain. My fingertips did get a little cold after being on the bike for an hour and a half. I haven't had a chance to use them yet in the wet on a long spin but so far they have kept the rain out for 30 mins.
They seem to keep the cold out so far so, all good on that front. I've not tried them in the rain yet, though. Inner lining has a habit of coming out with your fingers. It takes a fair bit of jiggling and gripping to prevent it coming all the way out.
These gloves are so warm I had to remove the bike Muffs. Good quality. Not sure how long the tips of the fingers are going to last though. Very soft material over the tips so only time will tell. Great service as usual from Sportsbikeshop, well done!!
A bit too hot
It's hard to complain about these gloves as they do have "Arctic" in their name. But I do find them a bit hot even on a cold day. Defiantly a Winter glove not Spring or Autumn and certainly not for summer. The insides get clammy so they don't wick moisture well and when I remove them the lining comes out with them making good them difficult to put back on. Not a problem at the end of a ride but a pain at a toll booth. They are also quite thick making it hard to grip the throttle. However, if you regularly ride in very cold conditions then these may be the gloves for you.
Hasn't been cold enough yet
It hasn't been quite cold enough yet to truly test these, but they're very comfortable, warm and it's still easy enough to operate the controls with them on. They fit really nicely. I'm still waiting to find out if they're waterproof (but I'm not that desperate to find out).
Great quality and value
This is my first pair of gloves and for the price, am really impressed. Quality of materials and stitching are first class and give a really solid feel. Had to re-order a size larger than the chart as they were a bit on the tight side. Kept my hands bone dry in the Scottish summer/heavy rain. Highly recommended.
Outstanding value cold weather gloves
No wonder they won Ride Magazine Best Buy. Have used them in wet and cold. Stayed warm and dry. Went a size larger to allow silk inner for really cold weather. Good decision, although have not needed to add layer yet. 20ml longer cuff would add value to these great gloves. Great service from Sportsbikeshop . Again!
Fingers still painfully numb
Bought these on the basis of the RIDE magazine review. Used them throughout the winter season on my daily commute and unfortunately my fingertips were painfully numb after only 20 minutes. My commute is over an hour and by the time I got to work on some days, my hands were so painful I couldn't operate my bluetooth comms device on my helmet! Disappointing. However, to give credit to the gloves, the rest of my hands were fairly warm, they are comfortable and much cheaper than other gloves out there.
Good winter glove
Worn these through February/March in Scotland, so far waterproof and windproof. The trade off for the warmth is a less sensitivity in the palm than other winter gloves I own by Halvarsons, but these are definitely warmer. Sizing on the small side, so go up at least a size.