7. Roadgear CarbonMaxxx $69.90

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Roadgear started its existence as a glove retailer, and its gloves still feature the same quality and reasonable price that helped establish the company as one that delivers high-value products for motorcyclists. The CarbonMaxxx is a full-featured, well-built glove that Dad will appreciate as we roll into the heat of summer. Constructed of cowhide, the pre-curved CarbonMaxxx gloves feature double layers of leather on the palm and other abrasion-prone areas. The back of the gloves are perforated to flow cooling air to the rider’s hands. Impact protection is provided by carbon-fiber knuckle armor. Additionally, finger backs receive a combination of dual leather layers with foam padding between the layers plus plastic knuckle protectors that act as wind scoops, directing air into the glove.

CarbonMaxxx gloves are short, without a gauntlet, meaning they allow air to flow up jacket sleeves. A wrist closure will keep the gloves in place in a tumble. These XS-XXXL black gloves fit with almost any style of motorcycle, offering timeless styling with high-tech protection that Dad will appreciate throughout the hottest riding days of summer.

  • dcooper

    One more to add to your list…Check out the Keyport Slide (mykeyport.com) – The Keychain Reinvented and the motorcyclist’s best friend. Designed by an avid motorcyclist, the Keyport Slide replaces your bulky keychain by consolidating keys (including your motorcycle key) and tools (USB, mini-light, pen, bottle opener, loyalty tags, etc.) into a single streamlined device the size of a box of Tic Tacs. No more having to keep your moto key separate so as not to scratch up your ride. Here is a quick video of the Keyport in action in the life of a motorcyclist – http://vimeo.com/92523860