Sometimes, despite the warm weather it’s nice to have the option to get full finger gloves so you feel protected, but also know you’re not going to get too hot.
Here are 8 options for all kinds of riding when things get a bit hotter in a range of styles, and for a variety of budgets!
[part title="Specialized BG Gel"]
Made specifically for women the BG Gel are generously padded to deliver great comfort. These fingerless gloves were created to alleviate hand numbness that could arise from long rides as well as protect sensitive areas of the hand. They come with a Velcro wrist closure for added adjustability and a soft microwipe thumb for wiping away sweat making these a great glove for hot days. Available in Slate or Crimson the BG Gel are an affordable and comfortable option for the summer
Best Price: £18.00, available from Hargrove Cycles.
[part title="Fox Digit"]
The female version of the Digit glove encompasses the same qualities as the men’s, but is designed specifically for women. They Digit come with a double layer Clarino synthetic leather palm and thumb guard offering increased durability and wear resistance, they also offer padded knuckles and additional palm padding for improved comfort as well as an adjustable wrist strap to eliminate movement. These are a great option if you’re looking for extra protection as well as an attractive choice that will go with most kit.
Price: 27.99, available from Ride Direct Cycle
[part title="Alpinestars Stella Aero"]
Stella Aero Glove is available in Black/Orchid and a range of sizes specifically designed with women in mind. Suitable for a range of conditions, the Stella Aero are constructed from a breathable stretch mesh and durable synthetic suede for optimum comfort and fit. They come with silicone print on the fingers, offering high levels of grip and also come with an elasticized cuff closure for a snug fit. Available in XS to XL, the Aero offer a good level of protection, comfort and style for an affordable price.
Price: £24.99, available from Wiggle.
[part title="Dakine Women’s Aura Glove"]
Dakine offer quite possibly one of the best looking women’s MTB gloves currently available. The Aura is designed with a many features, including gel padding, highly breathable silicone mesh and a palm overlay for long lasting durability. Available in Annabelle or Black, the Aura Glove are made from a lightweight moisture wicking material and a 4-way stretch polyester mesh. They also come with three pads in the palm and are touch screen compatible as well as having an adjustable hook and loop closure system. These are a great option for a ranger of riders offering a comfortable, grippy glove that also looks great.
Price £25, available from Wiggle.
[part title="Specialized LoDown"]
The LoDown glove are available in Carbon or Black and offer proportional sizing for women's palm width and finger length and come with an Airpreen cuff which offers great ventilation. The new LifeLine palm allows you to get a better feel for the bars giving you maximum control on the trails. The slip-on design also allows you to feel unrestricted when you ride. A great option for those who like to keep cool and feel unrestricted when riding.
Price: £20, available from Bike Glove Store.
[part title="Oakley Factory Lite"]
Available in Black, Atomic Green or Shadow, the Oakley Factory lite haven’t sacrificed style to provide a glove packed with features. This lightweight option offer an O Hydrolix moisture management material to wick away sweat as well as a durable Clarino in the palm and thumb knuckle which gives added protection and d
Best Price: £19.99, available from Evans Cycles.
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