Klim 2019 Dakar Pro Gloves
- GOAT LEATHER AND STRETCH WOVEN CONSTRUCTION
- LEATHER ON PALM AND BACKHAND, BACK THUMB
- KLIM ARTICULATED VARIABLE GRIP
- PORON SOFT KNUCKLE AND PALM (REINFORCED WITH TPU’S)
- 3M™ SCOTCHLITE™ REFLECTIVE MATERIAL
- VENTILATION IN PALM LEATHER AND TEXTILE FINGERS/BACK OF PALM
- MAPPED PERFORATED PORON® XRD™
- MAPPED PERFORATED LEATHER
- JERSEY/JACKET CUFF-FRIENDLY
- ENTRY ASSIST PULL LOOP
- INTEGRATED VISOR WIPER
- MULT-E-TOUCH™ SMART DEVICE FUNCTIONALITY
- STRETCH WOVEN ON BACK OF HAND
Klim gloves fit more like American branded gloves than European branded gloves (which run a bit smaller). If you have experience with brands like FirstGear, Tour Master, Joe Rocket etc, I think you’ll find the fit comparable. If you have no previous experience with glove sizing, go here for help.
Our Two Cents
This new version of the Dakar Pro glove for 2019 is a short cuff leather glove with armor over the fingers. These gloves are a great, light weight all-purpose riding gloves and they are super comfortable!
This new version of the 2019 Dakar Pro has some subtle differences from the previous version. The fingers are more normally sized where last year’s version had a bit more slender fit in the fingers. And the palm side of this new glove has some perforations to make them a little more comfortable in hot weather. This glove has reflectives for night time visibility and a visor wiper is built onto the left index finger. It is also nice that the Velcro used on the cuff is the non-snag kind so they won’t eat the fabric of your sleeve.
The leather used in these gloves is great! If you like the feel of a snug fit, thin patrol type glove, you’ll like how these feel. Leather covers the entire palm side and the back side is a combination of textile materials and padded protectors. Those protectors are covered in perforated leather.
Klim touts them as being tough and highly durable. I personally think they’d be better characterized as being built for superior feel for the controls, but not for long term durability. :: Paul, 11-15-19
Klim says: Engineered to be the most durable roadworthy dual-sport glove that KLIM offers. Goat leather and stretch woven construction combine the best of durability and comfort, perfect for a blast through your favorite single-track or as your dual-sport workhorse.