Zach B.wrote a review of Race Face Tailgate Pad on June 17, 2019
Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
I’ll start by saying that for all but new style full size trucks I think that this is the best designed tailgate pad out. The notches for bikes are perfect for quickly and easily keeping bikes in place and the soft material on the underside of the pad is great for not scratching your truck. However, I’ve had two of them now and they seem to completely fall apart after about two seasons. The black quickly fades to grey within the first year and then the fabric/straps starts to deteriorate the second. I do tend to leave the pad on all summer long but still I think it should hold up better than that. Secondly, if you have a newer generation full size truck with a thicker tailgate this pad fits very awkwardly. I’m going to give the Dakine DLX a try this time around and see how that goes. Raceface needs a redesign with some longer lasting materials and a thicker top pad for modern tailgates and they’ll have a 5 star product. Just my two cents.