Le Col Hors Categorie Deep Winter gloves review

A satisfyingly warm glove with a very good fit but the understated styling with minimal visibility might not suit everyone

Le Col Hors Categorie Deep Winter gloves
(Image: © David Arthur)

Cyclingnews Verdict

Understated and simple gloves that provide a good fit, warmth and breathability, but the limited size range and lack of reflective details count against them


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    Comfortable and warm

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    Grippy palm


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    Fit well but size range is limited

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    No palm padding

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At this time of year, a pair of the best winter cycling gloves is essential for keeping your hands warm and protected from the worst of the elements. These Hors Categorie Deep Winter Gloves are designed to do just that, with a windproof and thermal fleece insulation all wrapped up in a DWR water-resistant outer with a grippy silicone palm. These gloves aren’t as packed with technical features as some other gloves, but they get the details right and the performance is great. 

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