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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AJS Oil system and Wiring

A long 8 months of school and working nights have kept me away from my AJS (and RoR). But with everything wrapping up this week I’ll have plenty of time over the summer to get the AJS in tip top shape, get out for some great trips on two wheels, and share more and more with the RoR community. Yesterday I continued my work on the AJS. My initial plan of attack was to get at the wiring, which needs a lot of attention, but I ended up getting a little sidetracked with the oil system. As I mentioned in a previous post the oil delivery system is different than anything I am used to, so I was careful to do a lot of research before actually getting started. The oil is stored in a reservoir mounted on the right side of the bike just below the seat. There is a fill line
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