SealSkinz Waterproof Heated Cycle Glove review

An already warm glove design adds heating elements and batteries for the times when body heat isn’t enough

Sealskinz heated cycling gloves
(Image: © Josh Ross)

Cyclingnews Verdict

The Sealskinz heated gloves are well made and very warm without relying on body heat. They do exactly what they say they will and are an excellent choice for mid-ride warm ups or short low intensity rides

Pros

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    Heating elements go to the end of the fingertips

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    Goatskin palm is luxurious

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    Long battery life

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    Not much bulk in the hand of the gloves

Cons

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    Pressure relief dots actually create pressure points

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    Bulky cuff design

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    Proprietary charging

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    Not washable

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There's nothing more miserable than cold fingers on a ride. Anyone who's ever experienced it would happily do just about anything to avoid the experience. That's why the Sealskinz heated gloves are an attractive product. They are the only cycling-specific heated gloves on the market but, as always, the question is do they work?

We've put together a list of the best winter cycling gloves but so far, these Sealskinz gloves haven't made an appearance there. We wondered if they were too extreme, and too complicated for most people and wanted to see what they were like to use. 

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