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Ferdinand wrote a review of on January 4, 2014

5 5

This was an impulse purchase. After seeing a few people on the road with it and liking the low profile looks of it, I thought it might be a good winter riding helmet. I tried a friend's on, and was surprised at how comfortable it is on my head. Not sure if it is the suspension system, light weight, or it just fits my roundish head better than my current Specialized or previous Bell helmets. In either case it was comfortable. What I noticed on the road were two things: it vents just fine at moderate speeds, and the helmet is eerily quiet. I always thought that wind noise was mostly just from moving down the road, but after wearing this helmet, it seems like there's a lot of noise that comes off of vented helmets. In any case, I love it. It'll be my winter riding helmet for now, and will switch to my Specialized for climbing days and during summer. If Giro puts this Roc Loc Air suspension on a vented model, I will for sure buy another one. It's surprisingly comfortable.

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Ferdinand wrote a review of on December 31, 2013

4 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

I bought the Out Front and the Barfly 2.0 at the same time for my two road bikes. The Barfly is less expensive and less weight, but the Out Front has a sleeker, cleaner profile. Both work perfectly well. I briefly considered the K Edge, but it was much more expensive and the arm was too long for me visually. These two keep my computer a little closer to the handlebars.

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Ferdinand wrote a review of on April 26, 2010

5 5

I was a bit hesitant about using a trunk rack. I had a roof rack with fork mounted trays for several years, but someone stole it! I bought this one since I had two friends coming into town for a gran fondo ride, and I needed to carry 3 bikes. The Super Joe 3 was secure and stable, and it was about 1/4 of the cost of buying a roof rack and three mounts. I had no worries about the rubber coated mounts scratching our bike frames either. And, no issues of the rack or the bikes scratching the car. The main down side is that you can't lock it to your car (I had core locks on my roof rack which didn't seem to stop anyone anyways), and you can't really lock your bikes to the rack. It also restricts rear visibility, and you can't get in the trunk with bikes loaded. However, given all that, I think it was an inexpensive and secure solution.

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Ferdinand wrote a review of on March 21, 2010

4 5

Bought a pair for the el nino season we've been having in california. My keen sandals are my favorites, and these slip-on boots are almost as comfortable. I've been wearing them for 2 mile walks with my dog in the rain, and have had no pain or discomfort. Great traction on wet surfaces too. My only complaint is that after this year, Cali will probably have another 5 year drought and these boots will just sit in my closet!

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Ferdinand wrote a review of on February 25, 2008

5 5

I wore the jacket yesterday in moderate rain fall and stayed completely dry. The jacket has a soft lining that also makes it fairly warm in comparison to just a shell. I haven't had a chance to go skiing yet, but I am pretty sure that it could withstand wind, snow, and cold just as well. Really happy with this purchase.

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