Best waterproof summer motorcycle gloves

Summer gloves can be waterproof, too – here’s some of the best

Waterproof summer motorcycle glove being sprayed with water

by Jim Blackstock |

Riding in summer is usually the best, most idyllic time of year for motorcycling due to its warm, dry weather – but especially in Britain, that’s not always the case.

As we all know, the UK’s weather, even in the height of the summer months, can be so variable you can get caught out by rain – and even cold.

So when looking for lightweight summer bike kit, including gloves, it can pay to go for items that are also waterproof.

Related: Best year-round waterproof touring boots

Waterproof summer gloves are naturally fewer and further between than thick, thermal winter versions, where poor weather is a given but there are still plenty out there in a variety of styles and prices, for both men and women and with CE-certified protection.

Here’s our current pick of some of the best…

These lightweight men's summer gloves are part of respected Italian manufacturer Alpinestars

Alpinestars C30 Drystar Gloves

Another lightweight waterproof men's offering from leading brand Alpinestars, but this time with a

Alpinestars Andes Touring Outdry Gloves

Leading French manufacturer Furygan is renowned for its waterproof, all-weather gear, and

Furygan TD21 glove black

The Bores Rider WP summer gloves are made from aniline cowhide waterproofed with a Hipora

Bores Rider WP

Think race-style gloves means you can't have waterproofing, too? Think again. These best-selling

Richa WP Racing

Another pair of waterproof summer gloves that prove you can have different styles at an affordable

Spada Freeride

Another pair of waterproof summer gloves from respected brand Richa, but this time specifically

Richa Ladies Summer Lily

While last but by no means least are these waterproof leather laminate gloves with touchscreen

Oxford Mondial Short

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