SealSkinz Ultra Grip Hi Vis Gloves review

SealSkinz Ultra Grip wet weather gloves did a great job at defending us against the wet conditions recently

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Cycling Weekly Verdict

We think these SealSkinz Ultra Grip Hi-Vis Gloves could happily take you through a wet winter. From 10 degree to freezing with a soft inner for comfort, long cuffs for coverage and hand hugging material that remains shaped even in the wet scores highly for us. Though we would suggest a glove liner if temperatures go below freezing.

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SealSkinz have to be pretty confident in their Ultra Grip gloves to claim complete wet weather and wind proofing, especially with the very reasonable £35 price tag.

The outdoor specialist, who sell a range of clothing items aimed at a wide variety of sports and activities, use an ‘Aqua Dynamic design’ that features durable, stretchable and breathable material – topped off with its wind and water proofing, make for an ideal winter wet weather gloves for cycling.

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Available in sizes small to extra large and come in two hi-vis colours; yellow and orange, as well as a number of quieter alternatives too, would suggest that SealSkinz have got it covered not only for the cycling market.

We haven’t found another glove that allows for high levels of protection without the horrid sweaty build up you get, especially with neoprene products. Different material composition including Merino wool, Nylon and Elastane on the inside help keep temperature and moisture regulated, whilst retaining shape and comfort. A Nylon and Elastane only shell keeps the elements out, which also acts as a great giant hi viz nose wipe.

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Symon Lewis joined Cycling Weekly as an Editorial Assistant in 2010, he went on to become a Tech Writer in 2014 before being promoted to Tech Editor in 2015 before taking on a role managing Video and Tech in 2019. Lewis discovered cycling via Herne Hill Velodrome, where he was renowned for his prolific performances, and spent two years as a coach at the South London velodrome.