Men's Motorcycle Gloves

Men's motorcycle gloves come in a variety of styles to facilitate safety, comfort, and personal preferences. Riders have their choice of leather and textile men's motorcycle gloves. Each style includes a number of features that are specific to the type of riding for which the gloves have been designed. Among the most popular types of gloves are touring and racing gloves.

Choose Men's Motorcycle Gloves Based on How They Will Be Used

Like other protective riding gear, men's racing motorcycle gloves must provide more protection than riding gear intended for ordinary street riding. This is due to the higher speeds at which racers travel. Gloves that are designed for racing often include additional armor covering joints in the hand, including the fingers and the knuckles. In addition to extra padding, armor may be constructed from lightweight metals, plastic, or composite materials.

Men's motorcycle gloves that are designed for touring must provide both safety and comfort. Some designs are constructed from a mesh shell, which is breathable, with leather padding over the surface. This combination can protect the rider's hands in the event of an accident but can also allow perspiration in the form of water vapor to leave the hands. This can make the rider more comfortable and ensure that it's easier to keep control of the bike.

Customers shopping for riding gear at Up North Sports will find everyday discount prices on protective equipment, including helmets, jackets, and gloves. The company maintains an inventory of men's and women's apparel for motorcycle and snowmobiling riding from many major manufacturers, much of which is available at discount prices.