A long day of riding can take a toll on every part of your body, especially your hands. Twisting throttles and pulling clutches can blister and bruise, especially if done without the protection of riding gloves. A good pair of gloves is the finishing touch to your riding ensemble, providing an extra layer of comfort, protection, and even style.
It doesn’t matter where you ride, gloves will always be a necessity. Going top speeds on the freeway can subject your hands to the elements, causing chaffing, numbness, and other discomforts. Meanwhile, riding through dirt, gravel, or sand with your hands exposed can subject them to some serious damage. Don’t let the lightweight and thin construction of gloves fool you – their fabric has been designed to protect hands in the event of a crash, offering a barrier between the ground and your skin. Riding gloves aren’t just good for protection, however, they also make holding onto any set of bars much easier. Clenching a pair of vibrating bars with tough grips can be very uncomfortable, so having a pair of gloves in between can make the ride more bearable, giving you the energy to go even longer.
With so many sizes, styles, and brands of gloves to choose from, you’re bound to find a pair that fits your needs. If it doesn’t fit, utilize our Fit Guarantee program to get the shipping paid for on your first exchange and take the hassle out of ordering your next pair of riding gloves.
David in VA
Great product! No blisters so far. Would recommend this product to any racers.Read All Reviews
Scott in MI
Run small by one size. Once you stretch the neoprene opening to get your hand in, then they fit nice, comfortable and low profile design, don't seem bulky. Small opening to glove not a big issue, as there won't be a reason to take them off during a ride to check phone navigation, since the index finger and thumb work well on touch screen. I would always have to remove my non-100% brand gloves to use my phone. I imagine these may stretch a tad with use. Worth giving them a whirl.Read All Reviews
Nicholas in TX
This is my second pair. Been running the first pair over a year now dual sport riding and they have been pretty solid despite having needed to move up a size. They dry pretty quick in the rain, stay fairly warm down to about 50F with handguard/roost deflectors blocking the wind and have not been too hot so far in the Texas summer. They do run on the more snug side. In leather work gloves and Mechanix brand gloves I wear a large. While the large on the O'Neal do fit and have worked well, they are a bit more snug than I like and the XL feels very good but not loose or sloppy. Great stretch panels and comfortable seams. The tips of the fingers work just fine on my iPhone 11 as well which is really nice. Very pleased for the price. They are not going to be the most protective as the palm is on the thinner side but I slid in gravel and no damage impressively. Only complaint I have is the wrist closure is in the way of the Mobius wrist guards where the cable pad comes around. It's only been noticeable after having it all strapped down for many hours at a time. Leaving the glove unfastened helps even if the tab is hanging out in space. Not cranking the wrist guards down too snug helps too and has been fine for general dual sport riding. This has been common to most of the gloves I have looked at though and if I'm hitting just the trail to where I want the wrist guards locked down nice and tight, Mechanix Original work greatRead All Reviews