Alpinestars Andes v3 Drystar Gloves Review: 100% Waterproof?

When riding through rain, snow, or frigid temperatures, keeping hands warm and dry becomes critical for comfort and bike control.

The Alpinestars Andes v3 Drystar gloves promise complete waterproofing along with insulation down to freezing.

But with so many winter gloves making similar claims, how confidently can the Andes v3 gloves back up their all-weather protection and allow year-round riding?

Alpinestars Andes v3 Drystar Gloves


Key Takeaways

  • Goatskin grips well when wet
  • PrimaLoft retains warmth excellently
  • Waterproof yet breathable membrane

Alpinestars Andes v3 Drystar Gloves – Our Verdict

After testing the Andes v3 gloves myself, I’m thoroughly impressed with how they stand up to cold winter conditions.

In my experience, many gloves claiming “waterproof” and “insulated” properties fail to really deliver when temperatures plummet and precipitation starts.

But the Drystar membrane on these Alpinestars gloves succeeds at keeping hands toasty without compromising feel or flexibility.

I typically shy away from bulky winter