1. Abrasion resistance: The ability of a material to resist wearing away due to repeated friction or rubbing against a rough surface, such as the pavement.
  2. Armor: Protective inserts or panels located at key impact points on the glove, such as the knuckles or fingers, that help absorb and disperse impact energy during a crash.
  3. Cuff: The part of the glove that covers the wrist and can be secured with a closure, such as a strap or Velcro.
  4. Gauntlet: An extended cuff that covers the wrist and part of the forearm, providing additional protection and coverage from wind and debris.
  5. Gore-Tex: A waterproof and breathable membrane material used in some motorcycle gloves to provide protection from rain and other moisture.
  6. Palm: The part of the glove that covers the hand’s palm, providing grip and protection.
  7. Perforation: Small holes or perforations in the material of the glove that allow for increased airflow and ventilation.
  8. Pre-curved fingers: A design feature in some motorcycle gloves where the fingers are pre-curved to better fit the natural shape of the hand and provide increased dexterity.
  9. Reinforcement: Additional layers of material or padding in high-wear areas of the glove, such as the palm or thumb, to increase durability and protection.
  10. Seam-sealed: A construction technique where the seams of the glove are sealed with tape or adhesive to prevent water from entering through the stitching.
  11. Thinsulate: A synthetic insulation material used in some motorcycle gloves to provide warmth without adding bulk.
  12. Vibration damping: A feature in some gloves that helps reduce the amount of vibration felt through the handlebars, which can reduce hand fatigue and discomfort during long rides.
  13. Wrist closure: A mechanism for securing the glove around the wrist, such as a strap or Velcro, to prevent the glove from slipping off during a crash.
  14. Wrist strap: A strap located on the cuff of the glove that can be tightened to provide a secure fit around the wrist.
  15. Touchscreen compatibility: A feature in some gloves that allows the wearer to operate a touchscreen device, such as a smartphone or GPS, without having to remove the gloves.
  16. Finger Bridge – A protective material or mechanism that connects the pinky and ring finger together to prevent the fingers from twisting or separating in the event of a crash. See an example in our Dauntless Glove
  17. Touchscreen compatible – Gloves that have material on the fingertips that allow the rider to use touchscreen devices such as smartphones and GPS units without removing the gloves.
  18. Heated gloves – Gloves that have electric heating elements integrated into the design to provide warmth in cold weather conditions.
  19. Waterproof – Gloves that are designed to repel water and keep the rider’s hands dry during wet weather conditions.
  20. Grip pads – Textured material or silicone inserts placed on the palm or fingers of the glove to increase grip and control on the handlebars.

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