Rukka Thermo G+ GTX Gloves Review: Do They Handle Wind & Rain?

I’m a dedicated rider who doesn’t let a little cold weather stop me from getting out on my bike. But I do need some serious protection for my hands when the temperature starts dropping.

That’s why I decided to test out the Rukka ThermoG+ winter motorcycle gloves to see if they really deliver effective insulation and weatherproofing.

But, the main question I will answer in this review will be: Are these the best motorcycle gloves for winter for you?

After thoroughly evaluating the construction and performance of the ThermoG+ motorcycle gloves, I have the answers.

Rukka Thermo G+ GTX Gloves

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Key Takeaways

  • Premium Materials
  • Convenient Features
  • Heavy-duty Protection

RRukka Thermo G+ GTX Gloves – Our Verdict

Once I got the Togwotee Gauntlet gloves out on actual rides, I was able to test their protective qualities. The Gore-Tex barrier provides exceptional waterproofing through light rain and storms. My hands stayed warm despite getting soaked externally multiple times.

Exposure to high wind speeds also proved the thick thermal insulation and secure wrist seals maintain interior warmth quite well. I wrote these observations down in my riding journal.

After repeated test rides, I feel confident the gloves meet their promises of keeping hands warm and dry in changing winter conditions.

Right off the bat, I could tell the overall construction quality of the ThermoG+ gloves was top-notch. The outer shell uses a mixture of durable leather, textile, and abrasion-resistant materials engineered for longevity. Rukka even added extra reinforcement on high-wear areas for enhanced protection.

I especially appreciate the use of Gore-Tex laminates that provide the ultimate waterproof and breathable barrier.

The 3M Thinsulate insulation rated at 200g focuses warming power on the backs of the hands while leaving palms thinner for a better feel on the controls.

Features Designed for Riding Convenience

Beyond core construction materials, Rukka included handy features to make these winter motorcycle gloves more usable for motorcyclists.

Touchscreen conductive fingertips allow easy use of bike controls and GPS screens without removing gloves or hands getting cold.

There’s also a handy Velcro wrist closure strap for dialing in fit adjustments. And a soft [cuff] seals out wind efficiently.

Lastly, the index finger features a soft visor wipe panel for cleaning lenses and visors when out on rides. Overall, the designs showcase how these are indeed motorcycle-specific gloves.

Protective Safety Reinforcements

I wouldn’t want to ride with winter gloves lacking proper impact protection. That’s why I was pleased to see the ThermoG+ gloves include exterior [Hard Knuckle] armor for backing hands in the event of a crash.

Further armored blocks strengthen fingers, plus extra