best short motorcycle gloves

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Priced under $75.

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Mid-Range

Priced $75 - $125.

High-End

Priced $125+.

Key Specs

• Genuine goat leather palm and back of hand

• Air mesh along fingers and backhand

• Clarino overlays on palm

• Goat leather overlay on fourth finger

• Accordion stretch across fingers

• Stretch Lycra fourchettes

• Light impact padding on outside of hand

• TPU knuckle protector

• Vented TPR finger sliders

• Tricot polyester lining

• Neoprene cuff with hook and loop closure

• Touchscreen compatible index finger and thumb

Protection & Safety

• Full TPU over knuckles and second joints of the fingers

• Thumb slider and TPU armor

• Goatskin palm, abrasion-resistant mesh back for warm weather riding

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Key Specs

• Durable, multi-panel main shell construction incorporating a supple full-grain goat leather

• Leather palm construction incorporates PU padding reinforcements on landing zone

• Patented 3rd/4th finger bridge prevents finger roll and separation during impacts

• Perforated leather on the back of the hand

• Short cuff design with hook-and-loop grip closure

• Open knuckle gusset

• Ergonomic stretch insert between thumb and palm

• Stretch accordions on fingers and thumb

• Touchscreen compatibility on index and thumb tips for use with smartphones and GPS systems

• This garment is CE certified Level 1

Protection & Safety

• Floating knuckle with a D30 underlay provides armor protection for the knuckles

• TPU and polycarbonate knuckle plates

• TPU finger plates and the wrap-around TPU wrist plate protection for the rest of the hand and wrist

Key Specs

• Top grain goatskin leather palm and fingers

• Synthetic leather reinforcement on palms for extra grip and protection.

• Durable breathable mesh on back of hand and between fingers

• Hard TPU knuckle protector on hinged panel for extra mobility

• TPR finger protectors and padded areas on palm and wrist for additional protection

• Pre-curved ergonomic fit

• TPU and hook and loop fastener wrist closure system

• Kwik Touch touch screen capable

Protection & Safety

• Hard TPU over the knuckles on a floating plate to keep the TPU always there.

• Thumb and blade edge extra stitching, and ulnar protection flap, ensure the structural chassis of the glove will not tear during a slide

• Goatskin and synthetic leather combined for a flexible, comfortable, yet protective glove.

REAX Castor Leather Gloves

Key Specs

• Ergonomic pre-curved fit

• Touchscreen capable finger and thumb

• Cowhide backhand 0.8mm – 0.9mm thick

• Durable goat leather palm

• Digital leather palm and outseam reinforcement

• Leather-wrapped protective knuckle

• High-density flexible palm pad insert

• TPR protective finger inserts

• Perforated finger fourchettes

• Moisture-wicking poly tricot lining

• Subtle reflective highlights

• Adjustable hook and loop closure

• Two (2) year warranty on materials and workmanship

Protection & Safety

• These gloves do a great job providing riders with needed protection through the use of reinforced palms and protective inserts found all around the glove (finger and palm inserts) in addition to the hardened knuckles.

• Although gloves are a small piece of equipment, the REAX Castor has reflective panels for added visibility in low-light situations.

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Key Specs

• Goatskin leather

• Leather palm reinforcement

• Hook and loop wrist closure

• Elastic inserts

• Precurved fingers

• Soft inserts on knuckles and back

Protection & Safety

• Soft Knuckle Armor

• Double layer of leather over and across the fingers.

Alpinestars Celer V2 Gloves

Key Specs

• Durable, multi-panel main shell construction incorporating a supple full-grain goat leather

• Leather palm construction incorporates PU padding reinforcements on landing zone

• Patented 3rd/4th finger bridge prevents finger roll and separation during impacts

• Perforated leather on the back of the hand

• Short cuff design with hook-and-loop grip closure

• Open knuckle gusset

• Ergonomic stretch insert between thumb and palm

• Stretch accordions on fingers and thumb

• Touchscreen compatibility on index and thumb tips for use with smartphones and GPS systems

• This garment is CE certified Level 1

Protection & Safety

The protection offered by the Bryce Gore-Tex is exactly what riders have come to expect from Alpinestars in safe yet comfortable armor.

• Palm has a PU pad to aid on impact while the multilayer leather provides protection from abrasion burns.

• Alpinestars patented finger bridge prevents finger roll and separation injuries to the third and fourth fingers in the event of an impact.

• Celer V2 has been CE certified Level 1.

Key Specs

Fit:

• Runs slightly small, order the larger size if you are between sizes

Protection Features:

• Outer Shell: 3D air mesh | stretch | connect fingertip leather | goatskin | PWR|shell 500D stretch

• Lining: tricot lining

• Composition: 68% Leather, 20% Polyester, 11% polyamide, 1% polyurethane

• Protection: injected ventilated flex knuckle | Temperfoam ® knuckle | PWR|shield at Palm | TPR injected finger knuckle protectors | TPR palm slider

• Visibility: reflective stretch inserts

Ergonomic Features:

• Adjustability: adjustment tab at cuff

• Ventilation: ventilation panels, ventilated TPR injected knuckles

• Features: short cuff, elastic at wrist and back hand, outside stitching, grip patch at palm, connect finger tip

Protection & Safety

• TPR flexible ventilated knuckle, TPR palm slider, PWR yarn, and TPR finger knuckles

• Temperfoam is added for additional impact protection at the fingers, thumb, knuckles, back of the hand, at the palm slider and at the cuff

• Additional ventilation panels help to reduce sweating with can cause a loss of gripping ability and fatigue

• New triangular open TPR allows much more airflow to the hand, without losing armor integrity

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Key Specs

• Drum Dyed Goatskin Leather

• Ventilation panels at fingers, thumb palm and cuff

• Harmonica Construction

• Connect Fingertip

• Short cuff

Protection & Safety

TPU hard-shell knuckle

TPU hard-shell palm slider

TPU hard-shell thumb protector

PU injected finger knuckles

PU injected little finger