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Old 11-13-2008, 07:19 PM   #1
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Alpinestars GP Plus gloves

are these good gloves? comfortable?

how do they hold up over time?

how do they hold up during a crash?

http://www.alpinestars.com/GP_Plus_G.../p/355656.html
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Old 11-13-2008, 07:53 PM   #2
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are these good gloves? comfortable?

how do they hold up over time?

how do they hold up during a crash?

http://www.alpinestars.com/GP_Plus_G.../p/355656.html
Fantastic gloves IMO
they held up well but the fit was superb.
Too many armoured gloves take away too much feel for my liking
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Fantastic gloves IMO
they held up well but the fit was superb.
Too many armoured gloves take away too much feel for my liking
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Had them for awhile and have been great. Also held up real well in a lowside, was still able to use them.
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I have the exact same gloves shown in the link. I haven't been off with them on pavement but i can say they held up well for my low speed ditch crash. I like them but they could use more venting in my opinion. Got them CHEAP from MAW about a year ago.
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cool i may order them tomorrow.

i was looking at the alpinestars sp2 gloves at cyclegear yesterday and they fit VERY comfortably but when i looked them up on the google, one of the first links i clicked on was a review from someone who went down in gravel at 15mph and it ripped the glove where the thumb meets the palm and he had a nice cherry on his hand. if that happens at 15mph i dont want to know what would happen to your hands on a get off on the the track.

i want to be able to use my hands!!! so i will shell out what it takes for good protection.
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cool i may order them tomorrow.

i was looking at the alpinestars sp2 gloves at cyclegear yesterday and they fit VERY comfortably but when i looked them up on the google, one of the first links i clicked on was a review from someone who went down in gravel at 15mph and it ripped the glove where the thumb meets the palm and he had a nice cherry on his hand. if that happens at 15mph i dont want to know what would happen to your hands on a get off on the the track.

i want to be able to use my hands!!! so i will shell out what it takes for good protection.
Then you should get these. I went down on the track at about 49mph and slammed my right hand down on the pavement really hard for some reason. I thought for sure the palm of the glove was going to be ripped open but you can't even tell it ever hit.

I did have a nice comfortable pair of Fieldsheers and when I went down with them it ripped them wide open.
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I Had the GP pro's and wreck doing 100 - 115 MPH at Texas World and they held up GREAT!!!

I LOVE EM!!!
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Old 11-13-2008, 10:26 PM   #9
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i haven't been able to try a pair on though. i'm not sure which size to order but i'm thinking medium.

if i order them and they don't fit very good, would i be able to return them anywhere?
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Old 11-14-2008, 05:53 PM   #10
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I ordered them red and white to match my leathers.
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Old 11-14-2008, 06:29 PM   #11
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I got the girly ones in white/silver/black. They are a perfect match with my suit.


Oh, and no issues with the gloves either, they are super duper!!
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Old 11-14-2008, 07:21 PM   #13
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I have them as well and have used them for years and years on the track and every day riding. Plenty comfortable and I've crashed them once at TWS (Texas World Speedway) with no damage. The only complaint I have is that I wish the GP Plus was just a little longer over the wrist. I now have Komodo FX gloves...schwing
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Old 11-14-2008, 07:27 PM   #14
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The gloves in your link are the old style GP plus.
The new style are vented and I think better made. I bought mine from Motorcycles Unlimited. They gave me a great price and made sure they fit.


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I have the GP Tech Gloves and love em. Been down 2x on em. One lowside and one highside. Can barely tell they have even been worn. I know they are not the same glove, but the A* quality speaks for itself. The difference between gloves are enhanced inner stitching and kangaroo palms. Worth the $$.

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I have the GP Tech Gloves and love em. Been down 2x on em. One lowside and one highside. Can barely tell they have even been worn. I know they are not the same glove, but the A* quality speaks for itself. The difference between gloves are enhanced inner stitching and kangaroo palms. Worth the $$.

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Does any local shop stock the GP Tech gloves?
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does anyone have GP tech or GP pro gloves that is gonna be at TWS (Texas World Speedway) on saturday or sunday so i can fit them? im worried about buying them and getting the wrong size. i think im a large since my Alpinestar Octane-moto gloves are large and fit perfectly. PM me thx
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Does any local shop stock the GP Tech gloves?
i dont think anyone stocks the GP pros or GP techs. even the GP plus will be hard to find in stock

believe me i tried finding GP pros but they were in Michigan
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Old 11-18-2008, 12:12 PM   #20
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i ordered them thru parts unlimited, they had a pair in dallas
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