LIZARD SKINS MONITOR AM GLOVES
They’ll match your grips
Lizard Skins is known for its extensive line of grips and handlebar tape but also offers a broad range of gloves. The Monitor line is available in half- to full-finger lengths with various levels of padding. The AM has silicone prints for added grip and is touch-screen compatible. The palm is perforated and suede to give riders a comfortable sweet spot. These gloves retail for $32 in five colors and can be found online at www.lizardskins.com.
SPANK SPIKE 800 VIBROCORE BAR
Comfy risers for dedicated senders
Downhill courses have gotten more technical over the years, pushing companies to produce components that are durable but offer more comfort as well. The Vibrocore handlebar is an aluminum bar with a complex foam core injected to reduce vibrations on the racetrack. These handlebars are available in three different rises, four colors and a width of 800 millimeters (31.5 inches). Retail price is $100, and they can be found online at www.spank-ind.com.
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