Held 2729 Louis Special Edition

Review: 3.64 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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    The Louis Special Editions. Co-developed by Louis, customised in response to wishes expressed by you, produced by well-known manufacturers, and available only from us. This is what makes our exclusive products special. Look for the tag "Only from Louis" and the bargain prices.

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    SuperFabric brand technology ia an advanced, multi-step engineered process that takes ordinary fabrics and transforms them into a variety of unique, protective solutions, known collectively as SuperFabric brand materials. These new protective fabrics is engineered for optimum resistance to cut, punctures and abrasions while remaining highly flexible. Optional properties such as flame resistance, specialized grip and more, make for a complete customized solution.

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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 2729 Louis Special Edition

    Firmly in the saddle, you feel everything your bike does pulsing through your body, as you scan the road ahead and savour every twist and turn. This works best when you wear sturdy, sport gloves like the Held 2729. Exceptional fit, outstanding grip and feel, and fully equipped with kangaroo leather, Kevlar, SuperFabric, hard plastic armour and more besides - a great glove that enhances the pleasure of riding your machine.


    • Special step seam for optimal pressure-free comfort
    • Back fully lined with KEVLAR brand fibres
    • SuperFabric brand material protects ball of thumb
    • Hard plastic knuckle armour
    • Hook-and-loop wrist and cuff adjustment
    • Perforated leather panels and finger layers for good ventilation
    • Stretch leather panels on the back, thumb and fingers
    • Visor wiper


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


    • EN 13594:2015
  • Held 2729 Louis Special Edition

    Held 2729 Louis Special Edition glove

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    Outershell back of the hand Cowhide
    Outershell palm Kangaroo leather
    Membrane none
    Reinforcement Kevlar
    Lining unlined
    Additional Features none
    Width Adjustment cuff and wrist
    Knuckle protection Plastic outer shell
    Country of manufacture Pakistan
    Certification CE certified according to EN 13594:2015
    Overview of product features
    Wind- and waterproof
    Water repellent
    Thermal Insulation
    termperature regulation material
    Stretchable applications checkmark
    Reflective material
    Knuckle protection checkmark
    ball of the thumb protection checkmark
    Visor wiper checkmark
    Finger bridge
    Palm unlined
    3D comfort thumb

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