The Dainese Thunder Gore-Tex glove is the latest cool weather short glove that comes with some safety improvements along with its Gore-Tex liner. So, we'll be running through it in our review.
Dainese Thunder Gore-Tex Glove Review + Video
The Dainese Thunder Gore-Tex are positioned as a basic good quality touring glove. Positioned alongside the Dainese X-Tourer D-Dry Jacket, this glove will be perform somewhere in the range of just under the Dainese Scout 2 Gore-Tex and above the Dainese Tempest D-Dry Gloves. Though it is a short glove, Dainese have now added a strong level of full leather protection in the palms of these mid-range textile gloves, which is a big change.
The Dainese Thunder GoreTex Gloves will be coming in at a recommended retail price of about 160 Euros, or approximately 180 USD. At this price point, it will also be competing with the Revit Cayenne Pro, Klim Adventure Gore-Tex, and the Revit Taurus Gore-Tex Gloves.
For material, the Dainese Thunder Gore-Tex Motorcycle Gloves are made of high tenacity fabric for abrasion resistance and waterproofing. The glove uses a short cut and soft leather palm to make it more comfortable. The glove also includes a few reflective inserts along the top, front, and sides of the glove to help raise how visible you are. The thermal dexfil padding and insulation offered by the Gore-Tex gloves will also keep your hands warm.
For protection, the Dainese Thunder Gore Tex Gloves mainly rely on rigid knuckles with Techno technology inserts. This knuckle protector is mainly made of a composite that has been inserted into the glove without compromising its strength in any way. Again, the palm has been reinforced with goatskin leather covering the side of the little finger and the rest of the palm. There are also additional soft inserts in the fingers of the glove and the heel of the palm.
To put the gloves on, you have a large Velcro strap in the wrist with additional elastication a little further on in the gloves. The knuckle and the fingers themselves have been elasticated to make moving easier. The fingers have also been pre-curved to make gripping the handlebars more comfortable.
To keep your hands dry again, the gloves are using a Gore-Tex membrane that is breathable and waterproof and is the best you can get for keeping water out. As a last few nice features, you’ve got a visor wiper on the left thumb and Dainese Smart Touch in the fingertip to make it comfortable and practical in every situation from touring to urban riding. Two particularly useful features for people going on tour since it just makes things a bit easier.
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The Dainese Thunder Gore-Tex Waterproof Gloves are a great if you’re looking for a waterproof and breathable short glove with Gore-Tex for cold and wet mornings and afternoon rides in the winter.
While it does offer great touring features, it comes in only in a short version right now so you’ll need to keep that in mind as far as jacket choice and layering. Either way though, this glove is offering good options at a fairly low price including not only its Dainese make but also the Gore-Tex liner.
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