Held Fresco II 2453 Ladies Gloves

Review: 3.6 out of 5


Manufacturer details: Held

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Made by bikers for bikers

What began as a small glove-making business back in 1946 is now one of Germany's largest motorcycle clothing and accessory firms. Ever since they developed the first out-and-out racing glove for Toni Mang, back in 1983, Held has rightly been regarded as THE glove brand. Continuous development and innovation coupled with top-quality craftsmanship have built an excellent reputation. And one that has long since extended far beyond gloves: textile and leather clothing, helmets, tank bags and saddlebags are just a few of the products from the Allgäu-based family firm creating a sensation around the biking world.

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    Kangaroo leather
    There are around 48 different species of kangaroo, some of which are protected. However, the population of the huge Macropus giganteus kangaroo has grown so rapidly that it has become a real pest. This is why it is permitted to shoot this animal with a trapper's licence from the Australian government and to export it subject to the terms of the Washington Convention on endangered species (CITES).
    A special dying technique ensures that our kangaroo leather is absolutely colour-fast, while a special tanning process makes it highly resistant to moisture and sweat.
    Normal leather becomes hard and brittle and shrinks when exposed to the wet, and in particular to perspiration. Kangaroos do not sweat through their skin, but only under their tail and on their tongue. So the surface of a kangaroo skin has no pores, and this also affects the fibre structure. While the fibre structure of cowhide becomes slightly looser when subjected to stress, it remains more tight-knit in kangaroo leather.

    Held Fresco II 2453 Ladies Gloves

    Lightweight touring gloves from Held with TFL COOL technology - Fresco II in special ladies' sizes. They are the direct successors to the ever popular Held Fresco motorcycle gloves. As a genuine summer glove, Fresco II is unlined and offers superb tactile grip.

    Lightweight knuckle padding and keprotec from schoeller on the ball of the thumb provide the necessary protection features. Just the right choice for the summer.


    • Cool comfort thanks to TFL COOL technology
    • Colour-fast and sweatproof
    • Pre-curved palm
    • Special step seam for optimal pressure-free comfort
    • Knuckles lined with Temperfoam special foam
    • Ball of the thumb lined with schoeller-keprotec
    • Hook-and-loop wrist and cuff adjuster
    • Visor wiper


    • Back made of soft cowhide
    • Palm made of highly abrasion-resistant kangaroo leather
    • Unlined


    • CE certified according to EN 13594:2015

    Good to know:
    Leather with TFL Cool technology reflects the sunlight much more effectively than normal leather. So it stays cooler, which enhances the wearing comfort considerably with jackets, trousers and gloves. The temperature difference compared with normal leather can be as much as 12°C. That means you can relax as you ride into the sun ...

  • Held Fresco II 2453 Ladies Gloves

    Held Fresco II 2453 Ladies Gloves

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    Product details
    Outershell back of the hand Cowhide
    Outershell palm Kangaroo leather
    Membrane none
    Reinforcement ball of the thumb none
    Lining Polyester 100%
    Additional Features TFL Cool finish
    Width Adjustment cuff and wrist
    Knuckle protection Leather-covered padding
    Country of manufacture Pakistan
    Certification CE certified according to EN 13594:2015
    Overview of product features
    Wind- and waterproof
    Thermo lining
    Stretchable applications
    Reflective material
    Knuckle protection checkmark
    Ball of the thumb protection checkmark
    Visor wiper checkmark
    Finger bridge
    Palm unlined checkmark
    3D comfort thumb
    Back reinforced with aramid