Hello and welcome to Alex’s blog, a product review on the Alpinestars Celer Gore-Tex motorcycle gloves – newly reduced to £99.99 from £139.99!
The Alpinestars Celer Gore-Tex leather motorcycle gloves are a short cuff goatskin leather glove with a Gore-Tex waterproof and breathable membrane tokeep your hands dry – either from rain or sweat – as these are breathable sweaty palms will be a distant memory!
Goatskin is extremely durable, hence its use in motorcycle clothing, and the Alpinestars Celer GTX gloves also have a leather palm along with EVA foam reinforcements for added protection along with Alpinestars race proven hard PU knuckle protectors with polymer flex insert for an optimised volume fit that follows the curves of your hand for a more comfortable ride. But thats not all! These also have ergonomic TPR sliders on the first two fingers and Alpinestars patented 3rd/4th finger bridge to prevent finger roll and separation during impacts. Safety really has been taken in to consideration in the design of these gloves!
However! Not at the detriment of comfort! The Alpinestars Celer Gore-Tex motorcycle gloves obviously have the waterproof and breathable Gore-Tex membrane but thats not all, they also have perforated leather finger surfaces, finger sidewalls and top of hand to give cooling performance as well as accordion leather flex panels for increased movement. The ergonomic pre-curved finger construction reduces riding fatigue and EVA foam padding and Velcro and TPR closure gives a secure and personalised fit – as well as reducing water/wind ingression.
These also come with touch screen compatible index fingertip for use with smartphones and GPS systems. The fit on these gloves is also second to none. They fit, excuse the pun, like a glove, but a very protective glove that is fully waterproof.
So whats the downside to these gloves? Well, if you’re not a fan of short cuff gloves then these really aren’t for you. Simple as that really. If you haven’t tried a short cuff glove then you really should think about it – they are taking over the motorcycling world as they are less cumbersome and give you more fluidity of movement – hence their popularity. Also, these may be waterproof but they are NOT chill proof. The Alpinestars Celer Gore-Tex motorcycle gloves are definitely more for warmer weather riding, Summer even, – but with heated grips and inner gloves your hands will be toasty and they will definitely be dry! Maybe worth a ponder now these have £40 off the price?
Until next time, stay safe,