Analogies between cars and yo-yos have been around for quite some time. People have compared European yo-yos to their Maranello and Stuttgart designed auto equivalents. Japanese yo-yos are swift and agile like the nitro infused drift machines that sprint about the streets of Tokyo. Finally, North American yo-yos can be broken up into two categories, the family sedans that everyone remembers from their youth or the brawny Detroit muscle with the throaty grown that has more power then sense. Today we are looking at the latter. This is Chico Yo-Yo Company’s entrance into the beefy muscle market with their third release, the Route 66. The Route 66 was designed at the same time as their second release, the delToro and complements the delToro in form and function while adding heft and size to the mix. Now we get to see if this is going to be the ’67 Shelby GT500 that I have been drooling over for the past 23 years or if it will end up as just another Edsel.
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