New 2014 Winter Riding Gloves: Weather Protection, plus Touch

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It’s about to start getting cold out there. 

The only thing between you and hands that are chilled to the bone, is a good winter riding glove.

You might like good touchscreen winter gloves — built with plenty of weather protection.

Why touchscreen? Because when it freezing outside, it really sucks to take your gloves off to check messages, make a call or swipe the GPS.

Winter touchscreen motorcycle gloves are designed to keep warmth in, and keep cold, wind and wet out.

Here are tips for cold weather riding, and 2 new gloves that’ll do the trick. more

Experienced Rider Strategies For Staying Warm and Dry…


The riders who visit the Olympia Gloves Facebook page are a pretty experienced bunch. They had a lot to say when the topic of cold weather riding came up recently.

We pass along these tips: 

  • Zip tie on a pair of plastic bark busters to keep my fingers out of the wind. The key to comfortable riding is always preparation.
  • Prep for the existing AND for conditions that may deteriorate or improve.
  • Wear your gauntlets until you warm up …
  • Wear Heated gear 
  • A good windshield, the right clothes, heated grips and lower wind deflectors 
  • With my hurricane proof ripstop nylon windbreaker parka, pants and gloves, I’ll be ready for anything. Just let me layer up underneath …

Do you ride until snow and ice hits the ground? What’s you best strategy for keeping warm and dry?

New for 2014: 2 NEW Winter Riding Gloves … With Touchscreen


Two of our bestselling  gloves have been re-engineered for Fall/Winter 2014.

1. The NEW ALL SEASON II Glove: Warmth without bulk … plus Touchscreen.

Blocks the wind, allows your hand to breathe, adds warmth without bulk.

Good gauntlet glove for temps in the 40’s, and colder when combined with liners & heated grips. In other words, a great all-season glove for year-round riders, perfect for all but the coldest winter months.

New Olympia All Season II Motorcycle Glove

Features: 

  • The thumb and index finger on both hands are touch enabled with nanotechnology for easy use of all touch screen electronics.
  • Super premium drum-dyed leather
  • Wind-Tex comfort liner, for windproof, water resistant and breathable comfort.
  • Lightweight Thermolite insulation for warmth.
  • Silicone gel anti-shock skid pad, with high abrasion-resistant surface.
  • Extended length and Velcro closure for best fit.
  • 3-blade shield wiper for better visibility.
  • Box finger panels for comfor
  • Reinforced palm and thumb and padded knuckles, for protection.

2. The NEW WEATHERKING Extra Touch: One of our warmest and most weatherproof winter gloves … ever.

This glove is both waterproof and warm: because the rider who rides in all conditions deserves a glove as tough as he is.

New Olympia WeatherKing Touch Motorcycle Glove 4102-PalmBack
Features:
  • Premium drum dyed leather, for a supple feel and durability
  • Gore-Tex® glove insert, for waterproof, breathable, and windproof weather protection
  • Full-wrap Primaloft® insulation, for extra warmth
  • Touch enabled fingertips on thumb and index finger, for precise swiping and conductivity
  • Digital embossed palm and thumb patches for advanced grip and durability
  • Reflective knuckle trim, for extra safety
  • 3-blade shield wiper, for better vision
  • Silicone gel anti-shock skid pad to absorb “vibe”, with high abrasion-resistant surface for extra protection
  • Brushed tricot lining, for comfort and moisture management
  • Precurved box construction fingers for comfort Double Velcro® straps for secure closure

For a comparison of 16 winter riding gloves, you may like:

Best Cold Weather Motorcycle Gloves: 2014-15 BUYER’S GUIDE

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