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Truly innovative, warm weather, waterproof touring glove from Held features GORE-TEX 2in1 technology with two separate chambers. The first chamber is unlined and perforated for excellent breathability in warm weather. The second chamber is 100% waterproof, thanks to the GORE-TEX membrane. Molded knuckle guards and SUPERFABRIC for an extremely high level of abrasion-resistance make this glove as safe as it is comfortable.


  • Highly abrasion-resistant kangaroo leather palm
  • DuPont CORDURA (100% polyamide), leather detailed back lining
  • Waterproof compartment with Pique-Push-Pull lining
  • Unlined, non-waterproof compartment
  • GORE-TEX membrane (100% polyester with 100% polyurethane coating)
  • GORE-TEX 2in1 technology (1 waterproof chamber, 1 unlined non-waterproof chamber)
  • VELCRO® brand closures adjustment at wrists & cuffs
  • Visor wipe on index finger
  • Elasticated leather panels on back, thumb & fingers (100% polyamide)
  • Perforated leather back
  • Perforated hand for maximum ventilation, feel and comfort
  • Hard plastic knuckle protection
  • SUPERFABRIC reinforcement on edge of hand
  • 3M SCOTCHLITE reflectors

HeldWhile most gloves sold in the US are offered in alpha sizes (Small, Medium, Large, etc), Held gloves are sold in numeric glove sizes. The most accurate way to choose a glove size is to measure your hands using the directions and charts below. To get an idea of what Held Glove sizes correspond to in typical american gloves, a conversion guide is included below just to get you started in the right direction.

Held Size Estimated Men's Size
6 – 6 1/2 XS
7 – 7 1/2 SM
8 – 8 1/2 MD
9 – 9 1/2 LG
10 XL
11 2XL
12 3XL

Steps to Measure For Held Gloves

  • Use a flexible measuring tape to measure your hand in inches.
  • Measure around your hand, behind the knuckles, not including the thumb.
  • Take an accurate, snug measurement.
  • Measure both hands and use the largest measurement.
  • Compare your measurement to the size charts below

Held Sizing Guide

Held Glove Fitment Tips

Held gloves should fit snugly when new. They will stretch out during break in and form to fit your hand.

If you have long fingers, but a relatively narrow palm you should order a size up as the size chart does not account for finger length.

Please note, if your hand measures toward the upper limit of the size measurements, the gloves will fit very snugly. If you prefer that your gloves do not fit so snugly, you may want to select the next size larger. Held kangaroo gloves are a very precise fit. Because Held gloves are such a fitted glove, many people enjoy the snug fit. This is actually very comfortable, with few wrinkles and little crumpling in the palm area.

A properly fitted Held will "fit you like a glove".

Men's & Women's Gloves

For gloves available in half sizes:

Glove Size Hand Measurement
6 5" – 6"
6.5 6" – 6.5"
7 6.5" – 7"
7.5 7" – 7.5"
8 7.5" – 8"
8.5 8" – 8.5"
9 8.5" – 9"
9.5 9" – 9.5"
10 9.5" – 10"
11 10" – 11"
12 11" – 12"

For gloves available in whole sizes only:

Glove Size Hand Measurement
6 5" – 6"
7 6" – 7"
8 7" – 8"
9 8" – 9"
10 9" – 10"
11 10" – 11"
12 11" – 12"

Sizing information is provided by the manufacturer and does not guarantee a perfect fit.

Click here to see the full Held Size Chart
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Held Air N Dry Gloves 4.4 5 105 105
Pricey, but I know if I ever go dow., I'll have the absolute BEST protection Lots of care taken into the ergonomics and fit of this glove. The best protection for my mitts. I invested because, in my opinion, in a slide I took many years ago, I mostly remember the pain I endured when my cheap gloves wore through and had to have gravel plucked from my palms. OH WHAT PAIN !! November 23, 2015
Great Gloves I bought these gloves to extend my season. I live in ct and october can get pretty cold. Warmth: these gloves are great for cold temps. The wind resistant gortex layer is extremely comfortable but still provides a decent amount of tactile feel on the controls. I ride in 35+ on a sport bike and i can sustain short rides no problem. The key is to put your hand in warm. Regardless over 20 minutes your hands will start to chill, but you won't get much better than this without wearing thick snow gloves. If you really need that extra heat i suggest heated grips. Comfort: the gortex layer takes a ride or two to get used to, but after that i found myself always using it even if i could go to either pouch because i like the feel. The hot temp side is also very comfy. Air flow: if you're using the kangaroo side for airflow is actually quite a lot. The backside of your hand can become warm but just put your hand in the wind and you'll instantly feel better. Overall i love these gloves, they look amazing, very strong, great protection and very warm. Highly recommended. October 19, 2015
Not impressed at all Purchased gloves for a 5200 mile road trip. Gloves fit very tight at first. They broke in after 1000 or so miles. THey still fit my hands awkward. These gloves are not waterproof. Rode for 25 miles in rain on the coast and hands were soaked. After I got the gloves dry I rode on 40- 48 F weather. Hands were cold. Not a very good glove at all for the price. September 7, 2015
Great Gloves I have had these for 3 full seasons now and they have seen PLENTY of rain. They have even some sleet and snow. The dual nature of the glove is great too. Makes it easy to ride into/out of different temps. Or if you need to pack light, the inner liner makes it two gloves in one. Even with my hand in the inner liner, there is little loss of feel for the controls over my summer riding gloves. Prior to any road trip these gloves get a quick spray from a waterproofer and they hold up well. Anything from intermittent to heavy rains these gloves will keep you dry . As with any glove though, they have their limits. They are not torrential proof. A long heavy rain will start to get some seepage too. Short of having dish-washing or latex gloves as a cover/liner, i think these are going to be the best purchase for waterproof gloves you are going to get. August 6, 2015
Early in the game, but happy so far First, from a size perspective, I am a XL in Alpinestars and a Large (9) for this brand and model. I followed Antony's lead and it is right on. I really like the feel when riding the dry setup, good grip and looks very solid. Of course, in the Gortex chamber, you loose quite a bit of feel, but this was to be expected. I wear them inside my jacket since it is a better fit and in the rain this is the best way to cut the water from getting alongside your sleeve into the glove. I red reviews where some guys were saying that the gloves are not waterproof, but I am sure it is the way they wear them and not a glove defect. I wore them in the rain and my hand were perfectly dry. July 25, 2015
Held Air N Dry Gloves Very well constructed. I recently used them on a long ride in and out of rain and my hands stayed dry. Air flow is less than a mesh glove, but significantly better than any waterproof gloves I've worn. A little bulky with the gore-tex liner, but overall very comfortable. Protection appears to be substantial. June 30, 2015
Held Air & Dry Gloves So nice I really want to put them on display when I'm not using them! I take a medium and opted for the Held size 8 which fit like a glove (no pun intended) ... Held quality, beautiful leather, great protection and the two chambers definitely work. In colder weather using the the fully water proof chamber they were warm yet not too over padded. Using the chamber with the perforated leather palm they felt as though they almost had as much feel as my AStar's GP Pro gloves ... absolutely love them, in fact I was sitting watching TV with them on the other night, OK ... I just got them :-) June 15, 2015
Nice gloves I bought these hoping for better versatility than just a rain glove. They ought to be good for touring when the weather can range from A to Z. Yesterday I used them in very hot muggy weather and they were OK. Hotter than a fingerless glove, but not too bad. I have yet to ride in the rain but expect them to be better for that. I wasn't expecting their crash worthiness, but they are easily the most protective glove I have ever owned. I choked on the purchase price but am definitely keeping them. June 9, 2015
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
Azaman M: For my fall trip and convinced by RevZilla product review. Nov 3, 2015
Robert V: Based on the video this glove fits the bill... Oct 25, 2015
Charlie P: smart and very good Oct 20, 2015
Jame D: Love these gloves. Used these for 11K+ miles ride from CT to AK this summer. In air mode provide great grip and sensitivity. Slide in to dry pocket for warmth or rain. Can make the switch while riding. Highly recommend! Oct 5, 2015
A S: High quality german product and I needed the versitility at the time. I was totally disappointed in them. Made in CHINA!! Fell apart and HElD had to replace them. I doubt I will ever buy HELD again. Sep 11, 2015
Markus R: Four season glove and german quality Aug 22, 2015
Michael M: liked the 2 in one 3 season concept Aug 22, 2015
Kevin M: I wanted a waterproof, breathable 3 season glove for long distance touring. Used these gloves on a 10 day cross country trip to Canada and they performed flawlessly. Aug 6, 2015
Marvyn W: two gloves in one great package! Aug 4, 2015
G S: quality and performance Jul 21, 2015
Kyle W: Since each glove is really two gloves, you get two really high-quality pairs of gloves that fit a variety of situations for the price of one and a half pairs. Great gloves for a great price. Jul 13, 2015
Roberto D: I have owned a pair of HELD gloves-----Quality---------- Jul 12, 2015
John I: Excellent record with Held gloves. Jul 10, 2015
Jose R: Because it´s an 4 seasons golve and works great Jun 30, 2015
Brad H: Previous pair of these glove were used up after about 20,000 road miles. Jun 3, 2015
Joseph N: Liked the two chamber system which will make a nice all weather touring glove. May 7, 2015
collin r: Planning to wear these with the Dianese rainsun jacket, and explorer pants. Living in the PNW, rain hits unexpectedly, so I was looking for a warm (to me warm means 60-80 degrees because that's about as warm as it gets here) weather summer time gear to rock from spring to fall, and not ever have to worry about being caught in a random rain shower, or worse... Apr 20, 2015
Erik N: Provides protection in both sunny and rainy environments. Apr 8, 2015
Charles B: I love the 2 chamber option, and Held gloves are made of great materials, and feel great! Apr 4, 2015
Dejan J: 2 gloves in one: both for rain/cold and for hot weather. Very comfortable, but also excellent protection. Apr 4, 2015
Gary D: Purchased based on Rider Mag. review. Mar 22, 2015
S T: They seam to be pretty good gloves, I have a klim gore tex jacket and it's great , so now I wanted to try out gore text gloves, hopeful they'll be as good as I think !!! Mar 11, 2015
julio R: good reviews and need a multi season glove Feb 1, 2015
John R: One less pair of gloves needed on most of my trips. Jan 29, 2015
Stephen M: I have had Dainese gloves before. Great quality and long wearing. Jan 12, 2015
Deb C: All season rider Dec 6, 2014
Tom M: These are amazing gloves. They fit perfectly. Yes, there is a loss of feel inside the GoreTex pocket, but what cold/wet gloves don't feel thick? The vented Kangaroo air "pocket" feels great. And you can use you touch screen devices with these in the air pocket.
So impressed with these that I bought Held race gloves for track days. Actually, I'm sure that I could have brought these to the track.
Nov 24, 2014
Simon L: Multi season glove, kangaroo and armor. Nov 16, 2014
Dakota K: best investment ever, my friends all have several pairs of other gloves, i only need one . two years all weather riding never fail,word as billed Oct 21, 2014
Matthew T: wanted an all-, or at least most-, weather glove. Held has a great reputation, and from my experience, deserves it. love em! Oct 7, 2014
Kit S T: for dual propose gloves Sep 26, 2014
Kevin C: I have had held gloves in the past and they were great. Sep 19, 2014
Greg S: I commute and rely on my gear to get me 90 miles a day through all weather. These gloves should handle a majority of the times I'll be riding. Aug 20, 2014
Matthew M: I purchased these gloves for the ability to keep my hands dry as well as ventilated. I already have the Held gloves that don't have the waterproof membrane in them and love them. Aug 12, 2014
Darin M: Wanted a summer waterproof glove. This one seemed to fit exactly what I wanted. Jul 15, 2014
JONATHAN N: needed a waterproof 3-season glove for commuting and trips. Temperature range is easily 48-100+ degrees. Great protection. Jun 8, 2014
James S: The reviews were good, and I have bought stuff at Revzilla before and been happy with the service. May 23, 2014
Adam K: I wanted a do it all glove and these seemed to fit the bill. The two separate areas to put your hands is genius and work very well. They kept me comfortable from 45 degrees up to 90. The protection seems decent although I haven't fallen. BIggest draw for me was it's biggest failure. They were not waterproof as described. Despite that, I'm keeping them because they are a very comfortable glove but if I'm caught in an all day downpour I'll don my bulky Harley gloves. May 10, 2014
Joon Se P: seems good May 5, 2014
Brian S: Another pair of gloves were not waterproof May 4, 2014
Jorge G: I did test these gloves , at summer time are well ventilated and long inof to cover your hands from the sun, at wintertime the y keep you warm, , and when is ice rain ,are hard enofh to keep you riding Apr 26, 2014
Glen C: I ride a KTM 950SM and a Startoliner in Canada. Lots of variety in a good glove is well worth it. Apr 26, 2014
Mark C: Reviews and capability Apr 25, 2014
Bridgette A: State of the art materials and safety features Apr 23, 2014
Tim C: Listened through all of Anthony's videos. Read the reviews here and on other sites. This seemed to fit what I need for a great ride coming up. One lap of Ireland following the coast roads. Mar 26, 2014
D I: Hated carrying two different gloves. These gloves work great from 40 - 95 degrees! Mar 25, 2014
Fernando N: Great option for mild weather. The two chamber system stretchs the glove almost 4 seasons. Mar 14, 2014
James W: Safety. Jan 25, 2014
H Ross R: Needed a multi season glove for a South American trip that will be in climate zones ranging from Tropical to sub-Anaractic Dec 11, 2013
Kevin C: have the held steve gloves for several years, great high quality gloves, wanted to upgrade to a more water proof glove, some more prtection and the price was right Dec 7, 2013
Mark P: Double Zone as far as col and hot weather riding. Safe ! Dec 2, 2013
Daniel O: Because of the innovative two chamber system and Held's quality.
Unfortunately I had to send them back after a few months for warranty. The Goretex liner was separating from one of the glove.
Held's/Revzilla's response was outstanding. I received a new pair within a week from sending them.
Nov 23, 2013
John L: I've been very pleased with the comfort, fit and quality of my previous 2 sets of Held gloves. Since my hands have been the only part of me that gets wet when riding in the rain, I thought I'd give these gore-tex ones a try. I read a lot of the reviews and liked the positive responses. Nov 22, 2013
Michael R: needed a medium weight glove that was versatile. I like being able to use one product for multiple uses, this looked like I will be able to wear in multiple conditions and be comfortable. Oct 14, 2013
Christopher M: Great late season glove for Colorado. 30-40 degrees in the AM, commute 60-80 degrees in the PM return home Oct 2, 2013
Thomas H: After reading the reviews and watching the video, I decided to get these. Oh, and they are PERFECT. Sep 29, 2013
Avery A: Good for summer and winter, nice protection, goggle squeegee (kind of sucks, actually) Sep 23, 2013
bill n: Excellent reviews , and a trusted brand . Sep 11, 2013
Fleming W: needed new gloves and wanted waterproof and summerweight Sep 3, 2013
Victoria F: Based mostly on reviews. I need a 3 season glove to take me through temperature changes-crossing mountain summits, cold rains, desert heat (thinking they may be too warm for 80+ temps, we'll see!). I expect quality from the name. Aug 30, 2013
David V: Florida weather. Enough unpredictable rain to ruin mesh gloves and enough heat (mid 90's daily in the summer) to make ordinary waterproof or even Gore-Tex gear sweaty and uncomfortable. Aug 14, 2013
A shopper asked: wondering about the added bulk of having the Gore-Tex layer stashed in 'Air' mode. If it's hanging out against the top of your hand, doesn't that negate some of the airflow coming in from the vents? Is the bulk noticeable/distracting? Mar 29, 2012
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stevets32: Since I live in Charleston, I was really worried about them being too hot for summer riding and I mean SUMMER riding. So far, I haven't been too uncomfortable commuting in this glove. The won't flow as much air as a shorty, sport mesh glove (which I have), but the perforations on the palm allow you to get really good air flow if you put your hand into the slipstream when you are riding. The do get a little warm when sitting in traffic, but the quick change to "downpour" mode is so quick that I'll pay the price. I just reviewed the product, so check that out. The gloves feel a whole lot less bulky than I thought they would. Oh, and they are amazing in heavy rain! Hope this helps Sep 3, 2012
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Mark C: Can you tell the gore-tex layer is there? Yup but barely, it is not bothersome and in fact it doesn't really feel like a layer, just simply the rest of the glove. It's not something that I even notice after having worn them for a few days. I couldn't quite imagine how it would feel at first either. Perhaps the best way to describe it is that it feels a slightly thicker on top of your hand in summer mode.

As far as venting, in summer mode you get a decent amount of air, although not nearly as much as I get with a dedicated summer glove. The air only comes in from the palm side if you stick your hand out into the wind or rest it on your grip palm side facing front. There is zero airflow that I feel from the back side of the glove. In gore-tex mode, there is no airflow that I noticed even with temps as low as the 60's. Here the glove just feels like any other glove. Although there is less tactile feel than in summer mode, it's not even close to wearing a winter glove.

If your only worry is comfort and feel, you can lay that to rest. They are super comfortable!
Jul 26, 2012
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JLopez: I feel it does negate some of the air flow, what it seems to do is keep sweat from accumilating on your hand to a large degree and it's not so much for direct airflow to your skin. If your hands do get warm you just lift the palmside to the air and air quickly flows through the palm and cools you off.

The "bulk" is pretty minimal and these gloves overall are way less bulky than other gloves that aren't as warm.
Oct 17, 2012
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RevZilla: Surprisingly, there is virtually no perceived bulk when wearing these gloves in the "air" mode. The air comes in through the palm, so you won't feel as much on the back of the hand, but you have plenty of ventilation on the front and between the fingers. Apr 3, 2012
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Tacoosh: I don't feel the vents are effective when in the air mode - the air comes through the palm, and I just straighten my fingers and they cool down. The bulk isn't really noticeable Aug 31, 2012
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stxman4: When the glove is in "air" mode there is really no noticeable added bulk but the goretex layer does cut
down on the airflow to the top of your hand quite a bit.
Jul 10, 2012
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Nullzero: It does negate some of the air flow coming through, the bulk itself isn't noticeable or distracting at all though. Its very comfortable. Jul 30, 2012
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Erroyl: It's not really bulky, and doesn't feel like it either. Once the glove is on (either one), you'll adjust after about 5 minutes. Nov 26, 2012
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farmer: i've been using the gortex chamber every morning in the dark i have no trouble using the controls. Held made a great product. Dec 27, 2012
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A shopper asked: Are these gloves too warm for use in Florida? How is the venting on these when riding a sportbike? Mar 27, 2014
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Larry R: I would not recommend this gloves for the south east weather in general. The Gore-Tex liner and can changed with Held's flap system on the inside of the glove but it will always be there on the back of your hand so it does interfere with the vents.

I'm currently in the Pacific -Northwest so these gloves are perfect for the environment here.
Mar 31, 2014
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Mark C: That's somewhat of a subjective thing. Personally I think these are great all around 3 season gloves. I would easily wear them in Florida (maybe not in Aug though), they do get a little warm because of the length, vs say a summer specific glove that is much shorter and allows for more air to get in around your wrist and under the jacket. Keep in mind that the venting is only on the palm side of the glove and only if don't put your hand into the gore-tex layer.

Like I said I would be happy to use these in Florida, year round in fact, except for the stupid summer months you guys have there. For that I would get a lighter shorty glove.
Mar 27, 2014
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brian s: Short answer: I think they are too warm for FL. I live in NC and don't wear these in warm weather unless it's raining. Long answer: Very well built and I am happy with the purchase but I find the duel use to be unfomfortable. Meaning I do not use the dry weather fit of placing my hand OVER the liner. use of placing my hand over the liner. I only use these in rain (very good) and cold weather. Also very good. Mar 27, 2014
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Luiz Philipe B: No they are not. I ride a f800gs with hand guards on.
What I think is that they don´t hold up very well in cold weather but I wear
a second skin underneath it and its fine. Bu they are well ventilated gloves for sure.
Mar 27, 2014
Shashank M: Venting is decent when not using the waterproof chamber, but for FL weather, I would recommend 2 sets of gloves - perforated summer gloves for everyday use and gore-tex gloves for wet weather. Mar 28, 2014
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H Ross R: These gloves would be too hot on a summer day in Florida. Mar 27, 2014
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A shopper asked: Am looking at either this or the Held Evo Thrux to replace a Joe Rocket Highside as a typical 3 season commuter/tourer. Seems the Held air n dry would outperform the Thrux in the summer but am wondering how well it would do at typical spring and fall temps in the NE in keeping hands warm enough? Does the liner add any warmth at all? Can the air n dry be stretched out to a 3 season glove or is is better suited to a 2 season (late spring, summer and early fall)? Perhaps a better question is what would be a good temperature range for this glove? Apr 13, 2012
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SomethingAwesome: I haven't ridden with these gloves in the winter yet, but they feel like they would handle down to snow temps, but I suspect either heated grips or brush guards to get the wind off a bit would be quite helpful. There isn't a ton of thickness to these gloves, but for a short commute, in town in particular, these would do nicely, but that's just the opinion of a guy from WI. Good luck! Sep 10, 2012
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ChrisVA: I think it will depend on your tolerance for the cold. The liner definitely adds warmth but I felt like I could still feel a little bit of airflow at higher speeds. I don't think they would do very well below 40-50 degrees, depending on your tolerance for cold and the speeds you will be riding. You could probably stretch it out an extra 5-10 degrees if you buy winter glove liners which are a relatively cheap option. I plan on using it as a three season in VA which can get rather chilly in the spring and fall. Aug 4, 2012
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Erroyl: The glove will be fine for 3 seasons..I wear it in Okinawa, Japan which is very humid and it does well. The cool temps here is about 55-60F, with rain and wind it feels like 40F. No problem with this glove. There is thinsulate in the liner, and provides warm, but also it's perforated and gets good air flow.. the waterproofing is just okay though. Nov 26, 2012
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Tacoosh: I live in michigan and feel I can use these from march to November, but I do have heated grips. I would estimate the temperature range for no heated gloves to be easily 45f-90f. Aug 31, 2012
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farmer: I live in Pa. have been using the air n dry daily at 18 deg. 70mph i think it to be a 4 season glove Dec 27, 2012
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gary m: I'd say it's a bit chilly under 60 degrees, go with a warmer glove. Apr 17, 2012
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A S asked: Hi, please advice which size should i get? As currently, i'm using alpinstars XP-5 large. Oct 5, 2013
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Brandon P: I can't compare to your current gloves, but this was the first pair of gloves I've ever bought and the size guide was accurate. I think I was around 8.5 and bought a size 9 just in case.

The fingertips ended up being a little longer than I wanted so I should have gotten an 8 but the difference is negligible and I have no regrets about the purchase.

So if Alpinestars gloves (or at least your model) are "true to size" or whatever the phrase is then I would expect the same size to be correct for these Held gloves.
Oct 9, 2013
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Ronald K: I have a bit of a wide hand - about 9.5 in circumference at the widest point. When I ordered these Helds I found size 10XL was most comfortable for me. These have bee great gloves for me, I hope you enjoy them. Oct 5, 2013
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Chad S: No experience with the XP-5, but I have both Alpinestars SP-1 and Dianese Jerico in large and the Air-n-dry in size 9 fit me perfectly. Oct 6, 2013
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Mike M: Refer to the Held size chart for guidance. With my hands the Held was slightly smaller, measured and sized up 1. ymmv. Oct 6, 2013
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A shopper asked: I'm looking for a good adventure riding glove, 50/50 on road, off road that's light enough to allow great tactile feel of the controls. I find some are a little bulky. This glove seems to offer the temperature flexibility, just wondering if there's enough protection there, or would you suggest something else better suited to off road? Sep 17, 2012
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RevZilla: The Air N Dry Gloves are designed as a warm weather vented glove with a two-position waterproof/vented liner. As a vented glove without insulation, it's not suitable for cold weather riding, even with the hand in the waterproof compartment. From a protection standpoint, it is very capable both on- and off-road, due to the leather construction, Superfabric reinforcement, venting, knuckle and wrist protection, and the all-important visor wipe. Sep 19, 2012
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farmer: i've been using the Held air and dry as cold as 18 deg. and as warm as 75deg. I can't imagine a better glove, the look feel and quality are all top notch. the price may seem to sting but one glove for all conditions. think of the money you'll save in the long run. Dec 27, 2012
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Gozar: I went off my bike with these gloves a few time off road. They have excellent knuckle, palm and low side protection. The feel is very good as well - I came from a pure off road glove, so it is not as good as that, but the best you are going to get with a liner. Oct 22, 2012
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Erroyl: The protection is good, but it is a bit bulky as it's two gloves in one. But the tactile is still really good. The airflow is good enough for warm weather and it's insulated enough for fall. Nov 26, 2012
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A shopper asked: I'm wondering if this glove would be warm enough for a 10 to 15 minute commute at about 40 mph in anything from 20-30 degree temps? I have a pretty high cold tolerance and get warm rather easily. Sep 6, 2012
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RevZilla: The Air N Dry gloves really would not be ideal for winter weather. If you were to use the Dry chamber along with some heated grips it would likely keep your hands from getting numb, but we do not feel they would keep you as comfortable as possible. Instead we would recommend the Held Warm and Dry if you have heated grips, or if you want a true winter glove the Held Freezer gloves would be our recommendation to keep your hand nice and warm.

An interesting side note, if you visit ridemyown.com/windchill you can calculate how cold it will feel at a given temperature and speed. At 25 Degree's Fahrenheit and traveling at 40mph the windchill would make it feel like 6 degree's Fahrenheit.
Sep 7, 2012
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SomethingAwesome: I haven't used these in the winter yet, but they feel like a 15 minute ride shouldn't affect you. Of course, brush guards or heated grips would definitely help, but if you have a high tolerance for cold, you should be okay. The only thing is, these gloves aren't terribly thick, not like winter gloves, but I've used Gore-Tex gloves just as thick in the past in WI, without any discomfort. Hope this helps, good luck! Sep 10, 2012
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farmer: i've been using the glove daily here in pa. it has been 18 deg. 4 of the last 6 mornings and my hands could not have been happier. but i do have heated grips. my commute is about 20 min. at 55 to 75 mph. Dec 27, 2012
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Erroyl: It'll handle that with no problem. Don't expect for the waterproofing to be perfect. But it has thinsulate fr insulation. Nov 26, 2012
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Dennis B asked: Hi, I see a comment that says these run small. I measured my hand and it's 9"-9.25". Would you recommend the L or XL? Feb 26, 2015
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Philippe L: My hands are about 9.5", and I took size 10. They fit perfectly! They were a bit snug initially, but they tend to loose a little and take the shape of your hands. Feb 26, 2015
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Randy S: Your correct. They do run a little small. I had to exchange my first pair because they were tight and I thought they would stretch more.. Feb 26, 2015
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