Rating: / 5
Stability at speed: 3.53 / 5
Hard snow performance: 0.00 / 5
Crud performance: 3.09 / 5
Forgiveness: 3.36 / 5
These are like your favorite sneakers: They might not shave seconds off your time, but they sure are comfortable. With an easygoing personality, the Fluid also makes a fine everyday companion: It listens to your input, never interrupts and is happy to accompany you anywhere. It’s not the best choice for aggressive East Coast ex-racer types—it prefers a mellow vibe—but for a quintessential cruiser, it’s fine. “Take it easy, slide them around, and let them do the work,” said Sheinberg.