Motorcycle Glove Reviews

Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Roland Sands Rourke Gloves

Riding Gear – Roland Sands Rourke Gloves

The Roland Sands Rourke Gloves aim to be an essential part of your everyday riding gear. They hit that goal by combining comfort, breathability, and protection in a stylish package. Built from cowhide, the gloves are pre-curved and tricot-lined so the fit is trim. That means wrapping them around a pair of motorcycles…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Gear Review – Fuel Rodeo Gloves

Gear Review – Fuel Rodeo Gloves

Knowing the gear I wear is designed and manufactured by riders is a big plus for me. Spain’s Fuel Motorcycles is the perfect example. The companies owners build their own bikes and frequently take part in on and off-road race events. They even organise their own transcontinental fundraising event, The Scram Africa, which is…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Icon 1000 AXYS gloves

Riding Gear – Icon 1000 AXYS gloves

Builders of inventively unique motorcycles and makers of tough and functional riding gear, Icon 1000 are a company of riders with a stated goal of protecting those who ride the streets. Take these Axys gloves for example. Constructed using two different, two-toned leathers, impact-protecting knuckle inserts, and accordion flex panels, every angle…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – 78 Sakura Gloves

Riding Gear – 78 Sakura Gloves

High-end fashion for your fingers. There’s no denying riding gear has come a long way in the last decade. From manufacturing processes through to materials and especially design the whole industry has upped its game and England’s 78 Motor Co. have just raised the bar again. Their ‘Sakura’ motorcycle gloves are quite possibly…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – S&S Straight Savage Collection

Riding Gear – S&S Straight Savage Collection

Since 2009 Speed & Strength have been redefining riding gear with their “Two Wheel Communal Consciousness” approach. Creating well priced protective riding gear for both the track and street they offer a full range of gear from helmets to riding shoes. For 2018 Speed and Strength have created the “Straight Savage” series.…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Gear Review – RSD Barfly Gloves

Gear Review – RSD Barfly Gloves

I’m not sure about you, but I seem to have collected an assortment of motorcycle gloves in my twenty years of riding. I’ve bought cheap ones, expensive ones, brand-names, and no-names. Despite this, for some reason, I’m never satisfied with the gloves I’ve bought for one reason or another. So when Revzilla…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Saint Unbreakable Gloves

Riding Gear – Saint Unbreakable Gloves

The crew at SA1NT continue to push the envelope with their range of high tech riding gear. Using game-changing materials and smart design they have turned the world of protective motorcycle apparel on its head and their latest product is no exception. Using the same denim/Dyneema blend utilised in the construction of their single layer jackets…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Icon 1000 Prep Glove

Riding Gear – Icon 1000 Prep Glove

Most people living outside of Australia think of Kangaroos as cute and cuddly, overgrown bunny rabbits, but us Aussies know better. Kangaroos are tough as nails. They live in one of the harshest climates on the planet and continue to thrive despite their home turf being turned into housing estates and dairy…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Gear Review – Velomacchi Speedway Gloves

Gear Review – Velomacchi Speedway Gloves

As the name implies Velomacchi’s Speedway gloves were inspired by ’60s and ’70s flat track racing. Their website drops the names of legendary racers such as Kenny Roberts, Eddie Lawson and Ray Carroll and looking back at old photos of the riders in their gear the connection is clear. We recently had…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Gear review – Grifter Marauder gloves

Gear review – Grifter Marauder gloves

Gloves seem unimportant to so many riders I see around town. The cool breeze washing over their bare skin, as they whisk about from light to light. Me, I’ve ridden early mornings out on the freeway, ice on the grass by the side of the road and a bitterly cold mist in…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Motorcycle gloves by Roland Sands Designs

Motorcycle gloves by Roland Sands Designs

Roland Sands Designs continue to reshape the look of motorcycle riding gear with their 2012 apparel range. This time round I’ve managed to get my hands on in a pair of their latest gloves named “Diesel”. The Diesel gloves come in two colour variations, black and what they call ‘tobacco’. To try and break…

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