Again, for protection they are unbeatable. Even overkill if you want. Especially if you don't ride a pipe. I feel much safer with them on. As for water resistance I never had any major problem, but they are not the warmest or most waterproof gloves out there. They definitely do the job thou!
2012/13 -12- Kirkwood days
Arbor A-Frame 158 2009-10
Jeremy Jones Hovercraft 156, 2011/12
Subaru WRX 06