As the saying goes, "dress for the slide, not for the ride."
Sometimes your gear is the only thing between you and the road, so it only makes sense to be sure your gear is the safest it can be, without sacrificing comfort.
Today, we're taking a look at a rider's best options for hand protection.
Historically that meant leather, until Kevlar and metal appeared on the scene. Now, riders have a full range of options: leather, metal, Kevlar, other carbon fibers, even rubberized composite materials.
Let's look at each, to help you determine which type of protective glove is best for you.