From pinballing through boulder fields to flowing high-speed jump lines, the Royal Racing Victory Mountain Bike Glove's synthetic-leather palm with silicone grippers on the palm and braking fingers provides an uninterrupted connection to your shred sled.Precurved, anatomic shape offers a bunch free, nonrestrictive fit3D stretch mesh Micro-fiber back wicks moisture from your skinThumb wipe keeps you presentable
Strengths: -Clarino synthetic leather palm is very comfortable
-Fit and finish excellent
-Sizing is dead on
-Topside of glove is entirely vented
-Microfiber thumb snot wipe
Weaknesses: Made in China?
I've previously spent big bucks on Troy Lee Racing, Fox Racing, SixSixOne and Pearl Izumi gloves, and I simply cannot tell the difference with this no-name brand. All the high-wear areas of the glove is heavily reinforced, including the palms. What I love about this particular glove is that my hands no longer sweat profusely, like I am wearing latex anymore. The mesh uppers offers a relief to hot hands.
Why spend close to $60 when you get the same exact, name-brand quality, for LESS than $20? They certainly don't look cheap either.
My brother's much loved K2 Razorback loaded with components was stolen.
I just found one on ebay. The team version of the same bike for $399 and its on the way.
He is gonna be one happy dude!Read More »
My wife is unimpressed, and I have to tell someone!
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Victory at Sea from Ballast Point Brewing in San Diego has long been one of my favorite beers.
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This year Ballast Point decided ... Read More »
So on Sunday, November 4th, my grandmother passed away down in Florida.
I flew down the following Friday to attend the memorial, and be with my family.
After a weekend of grieving and joyful remembrance, I opted to drive home instead of fly.
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