Sedici Chicane Gloves Review: Ideal for Hot Weather Highway Touring?

I log hundreds of miles on the open road each month, and having gloves I can rely on is a top priority. So when I heard about Sadici’s new Chicane gloves, I was eager to check them out.

But, the main question I will answer in this review will be: Are these the best motorcycle gloves for the summer for you?

Could these be the ultimate gloves for long-distance highway touring? Let’s find out!

Sedici Chicane Gloves

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Key Takeaways

  • Excellent ventilation
  • Ideal for hot weather highway touring
  • Durable diamond goatskin construction

A Quick Overview of the Sadici Chicane Gloves

The Sadici Chicane gloves first caught my attention for their use of diamond pattern goatskin leather as the main outer construction material.

This leather is known for being supple yet durable, making it ideal for a riding glove. The glove also incorporates flexible neoprene paneling on the back of the hand for added comfort and ventilation.

Other key features include:

  • Dual-density foam knuckle protector
  • Double-layered leather on the fingers
  • Touchscreen-compatible index finger and thumb
  • Palm slider

With these protective features combined with a flexible design focused on comfort, I had a feeling the Chicane gloves could be a great option for long highway journeys. But there was only one way to know for sure – taking them out on the open road!

Putting the Chicane Gloves to the Test

To truly evaluate how well the Chicane gloves perform for long-distance touring, I knew I needed to replicate real-world conditions. So, I planned a weekend trip that involved riding over 600 miles while wearing gloves.

My Test Ride Setup

  • Motorcycle: 2021 Honda CB1000R Black Edition
  • Riding Gear: Icon DKR Jacket, Sadici Chicane Gloves, Icon Patrol Waterproof Boots
  • Route: Los Angeles to Las Vegas via Interstate 15, then Los Angeles to San Diego via Interstate 5

This route gave me a good mix of speeds, winding highway roads, and long straight stretches to really put the