Gear Product Reviews

Product Reviews

Going a step further, we get our hands on some of the latest gear and goods for today’s motorist or gearhead. Do you have a product, service, or something we should review? Drop us a line at editor(at)tractionlife.com

toyo celsius tire review in the snow

All-Weather Tires: A Good Option for Year-Round Drivers Resisting Winter Rubber

All-weather tires offer a good compromise to winter-specific rubber for those who cannot afford nor wish to buy, store, install another set.
CAN AM 50TH ANNIVERSARY – FLAT OUT WITH NORTH AMERICA’S GREATEST RACE SERIES 1966-74

One for the Shelf: CAN AM 50TH Anniversary Book Review

Book Review: We check out CAN AM 50TH Anniversary - Flat Out with North America's Greatest Race Series 1966-74, by George Levy and Pete Biro.
svorn arcus carabiner review

SVØRN Arcus Carabiner Review: Your Keys Will Love You

Swedish designer SVORN transforms the ordinary into something less mundane. We get our hands (and keys) on the Arcus Carabiner at $39.95 US.
BFGoodrich Winter T/A KSI Tire review

Review: New BFGoodrich Winter T/A KSI Tires

BFGoodrich reveal their new Winter T/A/ KSI tires, replacing the Winter Slalom KSI. We head to snowy Ottawa to put these tires to the test.
deejo 37g folding knife

Review: The Deejo 37g Folding Knife – Pocket Innovation

We review the Deejo 37g folding knife - the largest in the European brand's collection of high-quality, minimalist, stylish knives.
Leatherman Tread review

Review: Leatherman Tread – A Multi-Tool for your Wrist

The Leatherman Tread multi-tool bracelet offers function and fashion, with Allen wrenches, screwdrivers and box wrenches available at a moment’s notice.
MotoMaster Quick Lift Steel /Aluminum 3-Tonne Garage Jack

Review: MotoMaster Quick Lift Aluminum & Steel 3-Ton Garage Jack

It's wise to keep a little garage jack around - we test out the MotoMaster Quick Lift Steel /Aluminum 3-Tonne floor jack.
parrot-zik-3-review

Parrot Zik 3 Review: Hit the Road with Premium Headphones

Wireless charging and better materials, the Parrot Zik 3 headphones build on the popular Zik. But at a hefty price-point are they worthy? We break it down.
Michelin Defender LTX M/S

Review: New Michelin Defender LTX M/S Tires

We take the new Michelin Defender LTX M/S off-road in Vermont and put the popular light truck tire to the test.
Autoglym Hi-Tech Car Cover Review

Autoglym Hi-Tech Car Cover Review

Writer Russell Purcell reviews the Autoglym Hi-Tech Car Cover, conducting a year-long experiment putting the Autoglym car cover to the test.