Designed for the rider who rides out of necessity and not just for recreation. The Gerbing XR12 are made for the type of rider who demands performance in a wide variety of riding conditions. Whether it is long distance riding where comfort and warmth are essential or intercity high traffic commuting where safety is a must, the Gerbing Hybrid gloves deliver exceptional performance. The best of both worlds. If you're cruising for hours, just connect these gloves the usual way, with Gerbing's battery hook-up. Just riding for an hour? Plug in the batteries. (available separately) The 12V Gerbing XR12 Hybrid Heated Glove utilize Gerbing's Hybrid Heating SystemTM. This system allows you the option of powering from your bike's 12V electrical system, or from Gerbing's 12 volt lithium-ion battery pack with its built-in microprocessor temp controller. (the twin battery pack and charger are available separately) Gerbing's innovative and revolutionary new Microwire® Gerbing XR12 is a comfortable glove made with an exceptionally soft and supple drum-dyed premium leather that contours to the hand. The design is sleek, stylish and very functional as a light, but strong and pliable glove. When you put these gloves on it is hard to believe that there are any wires in them. The twisted Stainless Steel Microwire is both incredibly strong and flexible. The glove comes with a visor wipe on the thumb. Gerbing heated gloves offer the rider greater levels of comfort then conventional heated grips. Heated grips only heat the palm whereas the Gerbing heated gloves heat the entire length of each finger including the thumb as well as the back of your hand. Junior Controller The glove is supplied with a junior controller: The touch button control system is easily operated whilst riding and allows you to dial in your personal comfort level. The controller acts as a thermostatic control with four heat settings indicated by a neon light: 25% flashing green, 50% green, 75% yellow and 100% Red.
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