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Richa Squadron gloves in black Product Information

Richa suggest that this glove is inspired by the military; and to an extent that is true. But what is even more true is that this glove is an almost direct copy of a glove that used to be made by Oakley, and that was, indeed, supplied to the military for use by the special forces. Legion are the photographs of top-tier operators wearing those gloves. But Oakley have not made them for many years.

The Squadron is a very faithful reproduction of that glove, but as you might expect it has been worked on by Richa to make it work for motorcyclists. Indeed, the Richa version of the glove is, of course, fully CE approved as an item of protective wear for motorcyclists. The Squadron has become one of the best selling Richa gloves we offer. 

The original glove might have been just the job for storming embassies and the like, but for motorcycling the Richa derivative has a soft, D3O knuckle protector and a goatskin leather palm complete with panels of digi-print leather for extra grip on the relevant control surfaces!

Clearly, this is a summer glove; the glove has no membrane, but we think it’s one of the nicest summer gloves we have come across. Much of the textile fabric on the back of the glove is the same as you will find on Rukka’s Forsair 2 glove, but here the material throughout is infused with Lycra or some other kind of stretch component. Neoprene panels are also in abundance, whilst for extra airflow you get eyelets in the fingers, just as on the originals. The glove is lined with a soft, breathable jersey. Finally, the wrist fastens by means of a web strap.

Those original military-spec. gloves are hard to find these days; they are much in demand although it’s virtually impossible to find a pair. They are like gold dust. These Richa gloves look like the Oakley ones, but they are much, much nicer. If I was a Navy Seal or in the SAS/SBS, I would be all over these like a cheap suit. This really is Gucci gear!


  • Broad- weave textile back for better airflow
  • Lycra or similar infused into material for comfort
  • Neoprene panels
  • Ducts in fingers for extra airflow
  • D3O knuckle protector
  • Goatskin leather palm mixed with digi-print leather for extra grip
  • Soft jersey breathable lining
  • Closure by means of a webbing strap that fastens with Velcro
  • Touch screen capabilities on thumb and first two fingers of both hands


Richa gloves have a 2 year warranty

Product Reviews


Colin: Summer Gloves

Great gloves for warmer months. Comfortable with some stretch and really good air venting.

Rob S: Cool and supple

Really supple glove with good airflow coming in over the knuckles. Chilly on early morning starts but ok if you have the luxury of heated grips! Definitely the coolest gloves for hot temperature riding. The closure around the wrist is relatively tight - but I would say secure rather than tight. Id rather this than have them too loose. Good value overall, and top service as always from Motolegends

Paul: Good but tight to get on

Great summer gloves and fit really well once on, however during hot weather these can be really awkward to get on off.

Martin W: Summer gloves

Got these to have some decent air flow on hotter days, these are perfect and the grip and feel you get is suburb. Im an XXL in other Richa gloves and these are the same fit as the others. Great job guys and great quick service as ever.

David Holifield: Comfy and cool

Great gloves for summer use. You can feel the breeze passing your fingers and really comfortable.

Tony H: Great gloves

Bought these when they came out and have done a fair few miles with them. There very comfortable, keep my hands at a nice temperature, and the touch screen fingers work well, they are my goto gloves. Get some you wont be disappointed. And of course a great service from Motolegends as always.

Gary Proctor: Great value

These gloves do everything they say , look good , fit well and great for summer months, if I had one slight criticism is that the thumb is a little tighter than the fingers proportionally, but that is probably as I have long thumbs

Alistair: Comfy as

great fit and comfort for riding in Western Australia

Norton: Cool and comfortable

As a summer glove these are very good, they keep the hands cool and provide good armour as well. The palm is more comfortable for me than some other thinner summer gloves without you getting too warm. Overall a very good glove. at an excellent price.

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