It’s important to protect your head and torso, but a lot of people seem to forget about the need for good riding gloves. Gloves are not just a winter accessory to keep your hands warm, they are also intended to keep your skin on, since it turns out asphalt can be quite harsh on the palms. Of course, you still need enough feel to operate the vehicle, so striking a balance is vital.
I’ve had a look at some of the most popular glove choices and given my thoughts on each. I’ve put my top picks at, well, the top of the list.