By Ryan Adams Editor Score: 93.0%
REV’IT! Dominator GTX Gloves
Editor Score: 93.0%
Choosing to use the Dominator GTX gloves during a 1600+ mile tour throughout England was one of the better decisions I’ve made recently. They kept me dry through the bipolar Welsh weather and, with the help of the Scrambler 1200’s heated grips, they kept my hands cozy into the low 40s at night. I’m also confident that they would do an excellent job of protecting my paws should things go south.
The REV’IT! Dominator GTX is a high-tech glove bringing together a multitude of materials into a well thought out, protective and weatherproof design that’s comfortable day in and day out.
If you’re the kind of motorcyclist that geeks out over interesting materials, this glove has them in spades. The outer of the Dominator is mostly made from goatskin leather which provides a soft, almost broken-in feel straight from the package. Pittards WR100X hairsheep diamond leather makes up the palm and inner fingers to deliver great tactile feel. WR100X leather’s unique tanning process allows for minimal water and perspiration uptake into the material without inhibiting the leather’s natural breathability, making it a solid choice for use on a glove that’s designed to be used in the rain.
The white material used on the palm and fingers is Pittards WR100X hairsheep diamond leather – a specially treated sheepskin that won’t allow the uptake of water into the material while remaining breathable. This makes it particularly useful for an all-weather glove.
The GTX in the name implies the use of Gore-Tex which is a waterproof, breathable lining that comes with its own lifetime warranty to keep you dry. Gore-Tex technologies such as Gore+ …read more