When I got offered the opportunity by Roll More UK (now owned by Tatami Fightwear) to take a look at some 93 Brand gear, I knew what my first item was always going to be.
Originally hailing from America, 93 Brand is the in-house jiu-jitsu brand for roll more USA, UK and their sister site BJJHQ. While I have had the opportunity to review other 93 brand products including their citizen 1.0 shorts, this is the first time i reviewed one of their Gis and the Bomber didn’t disappoint.
- New 425 GSM Advanced Weave
- New Hybrid Twill/Ripstop Pants
- Two-tone color split accent scheme
- Unique side vent pattern
- Sublimated interior yoke panel
- High-quality embroideries
- Double-backed woven patches
- Full-length knee reinforcements
- Multiple drawstring loops
- Round stretch drawstring
When first receiving the Gi, I was first impressed by the colour. Worrying I was going to end up as Donatello’s half brother, the olive drab green was surprisingly subtle and not at all “TMNT”. On closer inspection I was impressed by the level of detailing for a sub £100 Gi. There were heavily reinforced seems, seem tap, a sublimated yoke and heavy knee reinforcements on the trousers.
This was a Gi that was built to last.
Fit and rolling
I have an unusual body shape and as a 93kg heavyweight i normally look at an A2L when i’m shopping for Gis. First fit, this gi ran a little long on the arms and wide on the legs, a notorious problem i’ve encountered with Ripstop trousers not being cut to a slimmer silhouette, but again that could be preference.
After 4 weeks of regular rolling and daily washing, the gi had shrunk down to a nice size.
Rolling was a pleasure in this gi, while this wouldn’t be a heavy as an estilo or as light as a zero gi, i had no problems rolling in this gi.
If you’re looking to make a subtle statement in a sub £100 gi then this is the gi for you. The Bomber Gi from 93 brand doesn’t only look great on the mats but is an outstanding performer.
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