Wet hands don’t just cause discomfort, they hinder control for the bike and can become a safety issue. A waterproof membrane inside a glove stops water reaching your skin, keeping you in control for longer.
These five pairs from the MCN Shop and Amazon will keep your mitts dry without costing you a fortune.
Difi Fusion Waterproof £79.00
Coming in sizes XS-XXL, the Difi Fusion consists of a leather outer construction and is windproof and waterproof. There is protection on the knuckle and palm and reflective detailing to enhance visibility.
RST Raptor 2 £59.99 (Currently on offer for £47.99)
Made from grade A cowhide, the Raptor 2 has padded finger inserts and double layer leather on the palm. There is also a wrist and cuff closure and a waterproof membrane.
Richa Cold Protect Gore-Tex £99.99
A CE-certified glove with Velcro cuff closure, the Richa glove is made from a combination of leather and textile. A Gore-Tex waterproof membrane helps with breathability and there is added abrasion protection on the little finger and palm.
Alpinestars Corozal Drystar £89.99 (Currently on offer for £79.19)
The Corozal Drystar has a leather palm for comfort and abrasion resistance and has a durable upper construction. Pre-curved fingers also improve comfort and prevent muscle fatigue and wearers will still be able to operate a touchscreen.
Dainese Clutch Evo D-Dry £79.99 (Currently on offer for £59.99)
The Clutch Evo D-Dry glove has a Velcro strap and pre-curved fingers. There is a waterproof breathable membrane backing up the outer shell that is constructed from suede and elasticated fabric.