6 of the best motorcycle gloves for summer riding

Visordown checks out the best motorcycling gloves you can get your hands on this summer; From high to low budgets, we cover the lot.

BEST summer gloves

It might feel like summer is coming to a soggy and dramatic end here in the UK, but we at Visordown are still clinging onto the hope that the sun will make a dramatic encore. So, here’s a rundown of our favorite warm-weather motorcycle gloves available this summer. 

For when comfort and flexibility are key. 

Price: £99.90

Available from: SPIDI

Key features: 

  • Made of a high-quality mix of goat leather and stretch fabrics, and high resistant suede microfiber

  • Unparalleled comfort thanks to Neoprene patches  

  • CE approved: EN13594: 2015 certification

High quality, great protection, good price.

Price: £107.95

Available from: Dainese

Key Features: 

  • Micro sheep leather, Amica suede palm with goatskin reinforcement between thumb, index, and palm

  • Knuckle carbon composite inserts

  • Palm and finger joint polyurethane inserts provide extreme resistance protection

  • CE Certified

Incredible value with CE approved protection

Price: £39.99

Available from: RST 

Key Features: 

  • Leather construction with fixed comfort mesh liner

  • Carbon Knuckle protector 

  • Silicon power grip palm

  • CE level 1 approved

Dainese 4-Stroke Carbon

Yes, you pay a premium, but the 4-Stroke Carbon gloves are the only short summer glove on this list with CE level 2 protection. 

Price: £169.99

Available from: Dainese

Key Features: 

  • Cowhide and goatskin construction

  • Thermoplastic resin inserts on the finger joints and the little finger Distortion Control system

  • Composite stainless steel and TPR inserts on the knuckles and backs,

  • CE Cat II certified

Cool vintage style with modern technology. 

Price: £39.99

Available from: RST

Key Features: 

  • Aniline waxed cowhide leather construction

  • Comfort mesh lining

  • Bio Elastane knuckle guard

  • Double layer palm reinforcement

  • CE Level 1 approved

Alpine Stars SP Air

Racey aesthetic incredible breathability. 

Price: £109.99

Available from: Alpine Stars

Key Features: 

  • Perforated full-grain leather and 3D mesh top hand surface construction

  • Race-derived polymer hard knuckle protector with palm sliders

  • TPR air intakes on fingers and knuckle protection prevent the build-up of sweat and heat