Altura Merino Liner Gloves review

Lightweight and comfortable gloves ideal on their own when it’s mild, or as a liner for deep winter freezes

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Cyclingnews Verdict

A really handy and versatile option for warmer weather on their own or worn inside bigger gloves to layer up against the coldest weather, and reasonably priced too.


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    Versatile options

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    Highly breathable

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    High warmth to weight ratio

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    Soft feel with a very comfortable, snug fit


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    Light on details

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When the weather can change wildly as it does in the UK, you need versatility and adaptability from your clothing. These Altura Merino Liner gloves can cleverly be used as their name implies, as liners inside larger gloves to layer up against really cold weather. Or, you can simply wear them on their own when the temperature is higher but it’s too cold for mitts or no gloves.

But how do they perform against the best cycling gloves in the segment? We've spent some time testing them out on their own as well as in combination with larger gloves, and here's what we found.

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