Best Waterproof Gloves for Spring Riding
Spring is coming and with that comes riding. However, warming weather can bring spring showers.
To help keep your hands dry when unexpected rains hit, here are 10 pairs of gloves tailor-made for the task.
REFAX Ridge Waterproof Gloves
These leather/textile gloves feature a treated cowhide backhand and a goat leather palm. Superfabric reinforcements conceal an inner waterproof membrane that keeps your hands dry.
Leather-wrapped, protective knuckles have preformed fingers to ensure a natural, comfortable riding fit, with the index and thumb being touch screen friendly. The liner is breathable and moisture-wicking to prevent sweating and dampness.
The gloves feature dual hook-and-loop closures with a stretchy polyester gauntlet, allowing you to adjust the fit so the gloves stay snugly in place. Reflective highlights provide added visibility.
REV’IT! Sand 4 H20 GLoves
The waterproof version of the REV’IT! Sand off-road gloves, the H20 version employs a breathable Hydratex tri-fleece Z-liner to keep water outside the glove. The liner, intended for wet weather riding, also helps keep your hands warm, resulting in a glove that can be worn the temperatures suddenly drop or you head to higher elevations.
The palms are goatskin leather to give you a better feel of the controls while the backs of the hands are protected by a woven aramid fiber with 500D PWR/Shell stretch material. The knuckles are covered with a molded TPR guard and the fingers, thumb, and palm fitted with TPR sliders to reduce risk of injury in a fall. The fingers allow operation of touch screen devices.
A double hook-and-loop fastening system at the wrist provides a water-resistant closure. Suede leather adds an attractive look and increases comfort while reflective highlights increase visibility. The gloves feature ventilation panels and a visor wipe.
REV’IT! Cassini H20 Gloves
Designed for cold weather riding, the Cassini gloves are insulated with 3M Thinsulate fleece, which provides warmth without infringing on freedom of movement. The leather outer is treated for water resistance without affecting appearance.
The inner liner is hydratex with McFit technology for waterproofing and breathability. Hard shell TPU knuckle protectors and Temperfoam palm sliders protect hands from the elements as well as falls.
The outer shell is made of goatskin leather for durability and lightweight strength with stretch capability for comfort. Presented in a tour fit, the Cassini gloves are available in black, gray, and green.
BILT Tempest Waterproof Gloves
Aptly named, these 100% waterproof gloves from BILT provide wet weather protection in adverse conditions during everyday riding. The outer is made from durable high-density 400 denier fabric and the inner is fully lined for water resistance.
A pre-curved design provides a comfortable riding fit, with Neoprene stretch material at knuckles and wrist. An Amara cloth palm pad and stretch fabric at the fingers allow for a positive feel of controls. Velcro fasteners at the cuffs prevent water from seeping in and provide a snug fit.
BILT Tempest is an affordable glove for everyday riding, capable of repelling foul weather.
Klim Adventure GTX Short Gloves
These lightweight, short-cuff gloves are made from durable goat leather, combined with stretchability that provides an excellent feel. The GORE-TEX and Gore Grip technology waterproof membrane keeps rain and moisture out.
The abrasion-resistant leather is further boosted with a ceramic print at crucial slide areas, while carbon fiber knuckle protectors help disperse energy in the event of impacts. Poron XRD material on the palms adds protection and all-day comfort.
The inner liner is moisture-wicking and the inner parts of the gloves are protected against rain by Velcro wrist closures. Touch-sensitive 3D silicone finger pads allow you to operate your devices while providing a visor wipe.. Klim Adventure GTX are available in black, Monument Gray, Asphalt, and Tan.
100% Hydromatic Waterproof Brisker Gloves
Dynamically branded graphics give the Brisker Gloves from 100% a unique and attractive appearance to match their functionality as an all-weather sporting glove. The shell is laminated and insulated with a breathable waterproof insert that helps block moisture from getting inside.
The palms are dual layer and perforated, which protects against blistering. A silicone printed surface area increases grip during wet riding. The top outer is insulated against cold temperatures.
TPR closures at the wrists, incorporating hook-and-loop fasteners, ensure a snug fit. The large graphics are reflective to cleverly provide increased visibility. Available in black or a very cool cyan color.
Klim Vanguard GTX Short Gloves
Designed for ease of use, the Klim Vanguard GTX glove utilizes a short cuff with dual Kwik-access adjustment and auto-lock zippers for fast on-and-off application. GORE-TEX fabric ensures waterproofing while goat leather grants a comfortable feel and durability.
The palms are Poron XRD-protected and flexible rubber molding protects your knuckles. Klim-engineered grip articulation ensures a positive and natural feel on the control surfaces.
The fingers have Multi-E-Touch smart device and touch screen functionality, with the index finger equipped with a visor wipe. 3M Scotchlite reflective material provides increased visibility.
Joe Rocket Crew Pro Gloves
Uncomplicated and functional, the Joe Rocket Crew Pro gloves are lightweight, made from polyester with a soft fleece lining for warmth and a breathable waterproof insert for when the weather turns. Pre-curved fingers in the riding position increase comfort while improving control feel and reducing fatigue.
The palms have an anti-slip construction, especially useful in wet riding conditions. A TPR hook-and-loop closure system allows you to adjust the fit and helps repel water. The Joe Rocket logo is embroidered at the cuff and knuckles for a distinctive look. The Crew Pro gloves offer simplicity and functionality at an affordable price point.
Highway 21 Black Rose Women's Gloves
These cool/cold weather riding gloves are made exclusively for women by Highway 21. The Black Rose glove is fitted with a HiPora waterproof and windproof liner that helps keep your hands dry and warm.
The outer shell is denim, while the palm is made of leather for strength, providing grip and comfort. Vibration-dampening memory foam on the palms increases glove performance, providing an anti-fatiguing effect. There’s molded armor at the knuckles for protection in the event of a fall.
The fingers are pre-curved for a natural riding position, with touch screen-friendly pads. The wrist cuff is fully adjustable to allow proper cinch to fit. The Black Rose gloves naturally are only available in black.
A note from Highway 21—customers have found that these gloves run small and recommend sizing up one size.
Alpinestars Andes v3 Drystar Gloves
With a name that includes Andes and Drystar, rest assured that AlpineStars has a solid cold and wet weather riding glove. Thanks to the company’s exclusive Drystar membrane, the Andes glove keeps water from getting inside it while still being breathable for added comfort.
Large sections of goatskin are used at the palms to avoid seams, improving strength and durability for an added level of protection while maintaining a tactile feel on the grips and levers. The backs of the gloves are constructed of micro rip stop nylon and employ a reflective trim for visibility. Knuckle guards are flexible viscoelastic for impact absorption.
Stretch panels allow for natural flexibility and unrestricted movement. The pinky finger has additional reinforcement for abrasion resistance, and the fingers work with touch screens.
The Andes v3 Drystar gloves meet CE Level 1, KP for protective riding gear. Available in either black or navy blue/gray.