There are many types of motorcycle gloves in the market. However the main job of wearing a motorcycle gloves is for grip as well as protection for the rider.
Usually, most riders that are riding Class 2A and Class 2 bikes tend to wear motorcycle riding gloves. The reason is because these bigger bikes are heavy and the only control a rider has over the bike is through the handlebars.
In our humid weather, our hands tend to sweat on the handle grip thus making it slippery. It is mandatory for Class 2B bike learners in Singapore Riding Centres to wear a pair of motorcycle gloves. The chances of falling and skidding are quite high especially in the emergency brake area, therefore it is essential for the safety and protection of Class 2B bike learners.
Motorcycle gloves padding help to dampen vibration at the handlebars. Some materials are made for shock-absorbing like those in motorcycle racing gloves.
There are brands with high-tech padding like AlpineStars made for motorcycle racing, heavy-duty gloves racing track and street motorcycle gloves. Look out for these features when buying a high end racing
Hard molded carbon kevlar Knuckle Design
Double Leather on top of fingers and Side of glove for extra protection
Palm of glove double stitched to prevent seam bursting
Foam padding in palm
All internal seams double stitched
Velcro wrist strap for secure fit
Commonly racing and track motorcycle gloves are made of various leather like deerskin gloves, cowhide construction.