Scorpion EXO Gripster Women’s Gloves Review: Hidden Gem or Overhyped?

I’m always on the lookout for high-quality but affordable women’s motorcycle gloves to keep my hands safe while riding.

So when I came across the Scorpion EXO Gripster gloves, I was intrigued. At just $55, could these goatskin leather gloves provide decent protection?

But the main question I will answer in this review is: Are these the best women’s motorcycle gloves?

I decided to take a closer look at the Scorpion Gripsters to see if they could make the cut for my collection of motorcycle gear. Here’s an in-depth review of what I found.

Scorpion EXO Gripster Women’s Gloves

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Key Takeaways

  • Retro cruiser style
  • Perforated goatskin leather
  • Stretch panels across knuckles

My Verdict After Testing the Scorpion EXO Gripster Women’s Gloves

Overall, if you’re looking for reasonably priced leather gloves (1) for street riding with a retro look, the Scorpion EXO Gripsters are a great option.

While they don’t provide premium protection features, the combination of abrasion-resistant leather, foam armor, and impact panels offer good value at this price point.

Just don’t expect these gloves to have robust insulation for cold-weather riding or waterproof membranes for excessive moisture.

For all-around street use in dry conditions, though, I was pleasantly surprised by the quality and comfort. The perforations do help keep hands cool in warmer temps as well.

While I’ll still use my high-end track motorcycle gloves for performance riding, the Gripsters earned a spot in my collection as a stylish, affordable pair of leather street gloves.

So, if you ride a cruiser or standard motorcycle and want basic protection without breaking the bank, take a look at the Scorpion EXO Gripster Women’s gloves!

Comparison to Similar Women’s Motorcycle Gloves

Alpinestars Women’s Motorcycle GlovesSedici Women’s Motorcycle GlovesIcon Women’s Motorcycle Gloves
Full goatskin leather constructionSynthetic and goatskin leather mixBattlehide goatskin leather exterior
Carbon fiber knuckle protectionPlastic hard knuckle armorMolded polyurethane armor plates
Perforated panels for ventilationHighly breathable mesh panelsMicrofiber stretch panels for flexibility

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