La Passione Deep Winter Gloves review

A high-quality five-star-rated winter glove for when the temperature dips below zero

La Passione Deep Winter Gloves
(Image: © Aaron Borrill)

Cyclingnews Verdict

Comfortable and well-insulated, La Passione's Deep Winter gloves are the one item you can't do without when riding in freezing temperatures


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    Comfortable fit

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    Water- and windproof

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    Excellent dexterity

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    Reflective detailing

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    Warm and cossetting


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    No touchscreen functionality

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    Take time to put on correctly

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I've never completed a Rapha Festive 500 in the northern hemisphere before. As a South African, it's always been a summer challenge but the COVID-19 pandemic put paid to me escaping the cold and riding huge miles with my mates back home in Cape Town. As a sucker for punishment, I made the decision to ride it all outside (this despite the Festive 500 open to indoor miles because of the cold weather and lockdown protocols) which meant some serious preparation on my part, which included sourcing a few pairs of the best winter cycling gloves

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Aaron Borrill

Aaron was the Tech Editor Cyclingnews between July 2019 and June 2022. He was born and raised in South Africa, where he completed his BA honours at the University of Cape Town before embarking on a career in journalism. Throughout this career, Aaron has spent almost two decades writing about bikes, cars, and anything else with wheels. Prior to joining the Cyclingnews team, his experience spanned a stint as Gear & Digital editor of Bicycling magazine, as well as a time at TopCar as Associate Editor. 

Now based in the UK's Surrey Hills, Aaron's life revolves around bikes. He's a competitive racer, Stravaholic, and Zwift enthusiast. He’s twice ridden the Cape Epic, completed the Haute Route Alps, and represented South Africa in the 2022 Zwift eSports World Championships.

Height: 175cm

Weight: 61.5kg

Rides: Cannondale SuperSlice Disc Di2 TT, Cannondale Supersix Evo Dura-Ace Rim, Cannondale Supersix Evo Ultegra Di2 Disc, Trek Procaliber 9.9 MTB