well, my bro had some problems with the expensive fox
gloves last year (retaining strap broke), but i have had zero probs with my fox dirtpaws (cheapest gloves they offer) from 1999. they are still my favorite gloves... and most comfortable. i also have a pair
of 00 matrix (no fear), 00 thor
core, and 01 thor ac2 gloves. the ac2 gloves are the only ones that compare in comfort to the fox ones, but don't provide much protection against trail junk (jagger bushes, thorns, etc) if you ride in much of that, cuz they are made to be light weight to be vented. i've never had any problems with them, though, and they don't hvae any straps to mess with... kinda like a fitted hat i guess...
hope this helped.