Block around the clock

Breezeblockers26th November 2010 Words: Matt Lamy

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Lady Gaga might like these. Or Boadicea perhaps? They might look like Wonder Woman’s boulder holders, but the maker of Breezeblocker hand guards, spotted at the recent Cycle Show in London, is deadly serious about keeping your hands warm.

Designed and manufactured in Newcastle upon Tyne, where they know a thing or two about cold weather, the Aero Curve does the same job as handguards on a trail motorcycle, protecting the rider’s hands from windchill and driving rain.

Breezeblocker also make a plastic shoe protector called Aero Shield and you can buy both the hand protectors (£19.99) and shoe protectors (£14.99) online at