Rapha Deep Winter Gloves review

They are expensive and luxurious but can they deliver on the performance front, too?

Rapha Deep Winter Glove
(Image: © Josh Ross)

Cyclingnews Verdict

A high-performance dry-weather glove that comes with the price to match


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    Leather palm oozes luxury

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    Ulnar nerve padding works well

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    Well designed cuff system


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    Lacks touchscreen compatibility

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The beginning of winter is a hopeful time. The weather is cold but not so bad that it feels insurmountable. You come back from rides feeling like you've conquered something and you are ready for the next opportunity. Winters can be long though and that feeling eventually fades. It gets colder and the idea of conquering the elements is less appealing. That's where a glove like the Rapha Deep Winter Gloves enters the discussion. 

The Rapha Deep Winter Glove is such a specialised design that it hasn't made our list of the best winter cycling gloves. That doesn't mean it's not worthy though. We spent time riding through the cold of January to get a sense of how these gloves fit into the larger ecosystem of options. If you are needing something to keep your hands warm on the coldest days then keep reading to see what we think of the Rapha Deep Winter Gloves.

View the Deep Winter Gloves at Rapha.

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