Gloves are rated by MotoCAP after being subjected to a range of tests to measure abrasion durability, impact resistance and comfort.Learn about the tests
Primary Material Leather
This glove is fitted with impact protectors for the knuckles and palms. There is no provision for impact protection for the wrist.
There is perforated leather on the tops of the fingers, back of the hand and wrist to allow airflow cooling in hot weather.
Technical Report Alpinestars SP-8 V2 leather gloves test report (PDF, 639.57 KB)
The testing process
Find out how MotoCAP tests gear for ratings.