Product Review: Magid Mechanix Gloves

I recently received a pair of Magid Mechanics Gloves to review. While many jobs require the use of your bare hands, whenever it is not necessary I prefer to wear gloves. The clean up afterwards is minimal and any heat from the engine is greatly diminished. The issue I face most frequently when using a pair of mechanics gloves is fit (they are either too tight and the inner seams interfere, or just too big) and sensitivity (you’ve got to be able to feel what you are doing). The gloves Magid sent to me are the ProGrade Plus MECH106 Road Gloves, which feature high visibility yellow spandex back, reflective stripes on fingertips and trim, synthetic leather palms, and abrasion-resistant pads and knuckles. There is a great range of movement thanks to the flexible neoprene, they fit quite well, and they slip on and off nice and easy. I’ve used the Magid gloves
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Check your helmet!

“Beware of “Carbon Fiber” helmets made in China or India” is the warning on the website for Advanced Carbon Composites helmets. But this company’s American-made helmets have been recalled so many times by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that the agency has demanded the company never make another motorcycle helmet.
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Useful iPhone/iPod Touch/Android/BlackBerry Apps for Motorcyclists

Here, in our experience, are some of the best iPod Touch, iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry apps available for Motorcyclists, everything from turn by turn directions, recommended rides, and book readers.
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