With the weight and oversize baggage fees, travelling by airplane with a bike is expensive enough as it is. The CrateWorks Pro XL-C Plastic Bike Box is lighter, and considerably less expensive than its competitors but is every bit as durable. So why wouldn’t you? via
If you’re one of those old school guys who for no good reason refuses to pay another man to mow your yard, you might take a liking to this all-wheel drive Husky. This Honda-powered 22” push mower is built for all-terrain, off-road action and since the AWD does all the work, you’re not really “pushing” you’re just walking behind it.
Gerber makes some of the world’s best knives and multitools, so we’re sure these little rigs from their Daily Carry collection will be just as badass. They’re just way smaller & easier to carry. They’ve got blades, multi-drivers, and one that’s a bottle opener/LED light and each weighs just 1 ounce. Clip them to your zipper or keychain and you’ll have the tool you need within reach.
If your excuse for not going camping is that putting up your tent is a pain, you should probably stay home. Or just get a new tent. One like The Wedge. Instead of dealing with tent poles and shock cords and stakes, all you have to do with this one is unpack & inflate.
Does the world really need a luxury kayak made of carbon fiber, teak and trimmed with gold plated brass fittings? Probably not but you might. And if you do, well, here you go. The glossy, finely appointed Kayak 1 from McLellan Jacobs is built by the America’s Cup boat builders in New Zealand & is available in custom colors, materials, and finishes to suit your style.
Maybe you’ve never thought about your keychain before. And why would you? Especially when there’s a fourth generation machinist in California who’s thinking about it for you. He designed one made of American hand-rolled steel called the M II Unlimited and it not only holds your keys, it pops open brews, too
Looking in the rearview mirror to see the canoe you just lashed to the roof flying above the freeway like a fiberglass Scud missile is a crappy feeling. And it’s one you could avoid if you could tie a legit knot but you can’t, so you need a LoopAlien. It’s a lightweight, easy-to-use aluminum cord attachment & tensioner with a versatile design that makes it easy to secure loads of all kinds.
The San Juan Mountains of southern Colorado offer some of the best mountain biking in the lower 48; the ideal R & D lab for Durango-based Bedrock Bags. They make bombproof bags for biking and bikepacking. If you like to do it in the dirt, their growing line of handmade handlebar and frame bags will carry your cargo proper-like.
Titanium is cool. The functional minimalism of Bauhaus-style design is cool. A compact way to carry your many keys is also cool. That makes this titanium carabiner keychain from L.A.-based Más Design, roughly three times cooler than yours.
When you’re way out in the wild and the water supply at camp is of questionable quality, the Lifesaver Jerry Can will keep you and your cub scouts from splattering the countryside in fits of bacteria-induced sickness. The sturdy 18.5-liter Jerrycan filters & removes all bacteria, viruses, cysts, parasites, fungi & other microbial waterborne pathogens.