About Our Selections

When it comes to recommending gear, we consider everything from safety certifications to armor types and placement, and everything in between. To make it on this list, a glove has to provide the best protection for its price above all else, with considerations given to ventilation, intended riding style, natural and/or synthetic materials, and the like.

However, there is no "magic formula" that definitively says "This is the only glove to use." These selections are made with educated opinions, sometimes even hands-on (literally) time with a review, but the best way to find which gloves work for you is to is to head down to your local gear shop and try a few on. This should give you a good basis from which to decide which glove you may want to buy from this list

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Alpinestars SP-8 V3 & Stella SP-8 V3

A sport riding glove that actually works well with pretty much any riding style

Rev'It! Xena 3 Women's Gloves

A superior warm weather long-cuff glove just for the ladies

Rukka Virium Gore-Tex X-Trafit

Long-distance, three-season touring gloves that are built to last

Dainese Steel Pro

If you intend to head out to a track day, Dainese has a set of gloves for you

Scorpion Exo Tempest

Maybe the best budget three-season touring glove on the market today


Subtle and waterproof, for the rider that wants the less-is-more approach

Rev’It! Quantum II

A sport touring pair of gauntlets that are also worthy of the track