Glove Up For Cold Weather Rides

Keep some feeling in your fingers this winter.

Alpinestars Yari Drystar Gloves©Motorcyclist

ALPINESTARS YARI DRYSTAR GLOVES
If winters are mild where you live, Alpinestars' $110 Yari Drystar gloves might be the perfect fit. These understated mitts are great for commuting and urban riding where dexterity, comfort, and convenience are key. The goat-leather and Spandex chassis incorporates hard knuckle armor and touchscreen-compatible fingertips, plus light insulation to add warmth and Drystar membranes to ward off the wet. alpinestars.com

Rain-Off Overgloves©Motorcyclist

RAIN-OFF OVERGLOVES
Rain-Off overgloves were born on New Zealand's North Island, parts of which receive as much as 160 inches of rain a year! These overgloves pack down small and have welded seams to ensure complete waterproofness. As their maker says, "They simply can't leak!" The Rain-Offs aren't just for riding in the wet; slip them on in cold weather to help insulate your hands. Pick up a pair for $47. rain-off.com

RS Taichi Heat Generator Gove Liners©Motorcyclist

RS TAICHI HEAT GENERATOR GLOVE LINERS
Glove liners are an easy way to improve the cold-weather capability of your existing gloves. Many liners are made from silk, but RS Taichi's glove liners are made from a blend of polyester, polyurethane, and polyacrylate—that last ingredient absorbs and stores moisture to help keep your hands from getting clammy. These super-stretchy, one-size-fits-all gloves are only $15. RS Taichi also offers socks, leggings, and undershirts made of the same "heat generator" material.
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Tour Master Winter Elite 2 Gloves©Motorcyclist

TOUR MASTER WINTER ELITE 2 GLOVES
The Winter Elite 2 gloves pack a ton of features into a $140 package. A water-resistant goatskin chassis with an integrated visor squeegee is wrapped around a Hipora waterproof membrane and 6.5-ounce insulation that incorporates an aluminized liner designed to reflect body heat back at your hands. The extra-long gauntlets have inner skirts with drawstring closures and also contain built-in "polar cover" overgloves for extra insulation. Nice. tourmaster.com

Venture Heat Carbon Street Gloves©Motorcyclist

VENTURE HEAT CARBON STREET GLOVES
When it's really cold out, it's time to create some supplemental heat with a pair of Venture Heat's heated gloves. The Carbon Street gloves incorporate all the best features of winter sport-touring gloves (leather chassis, waterproof membrane, insulation, long gauntlet, etc.) and have flexible, super-thin heating elements that extend from the back of the hands up to the tip of each finger. These $200 gloves have built-in temperature controllers and draw a total of 2 amps. ventureheat.com