If you’ve ever gone skiing the morning after an Indian food feast you know well how technical outerwear traps warm air. But this inflatable insulating vest from Klymit works a bit differently. It inflates with an included canister of Argon gas that puffs up air chambers in the vest to provide three-times the volume of lightweight insulation, allowing you to regulate your temp in all types of weather. via
American Horween leather is the good stuff—made at the famous Horween Tannery in Chicago. And that’s what Worn & Wound uses for these handmade watch straps. Choose from black, graphite, or tan featuring matte or PVD-coated steel hardware.
Why Garmin made their new S4 golf watch waterproof to 10-meters is a bit of a mystery but luckily it has a bunch of features you’ll actually use out on the links. It gives you daylight readable views of over 30,000 courses, calculates exact distances and gives course details and tracks all your shots and scores.
Bathrobes are kind of pervy in general but this Sport Utility robe was designed more for you gear perv types. It’s got tactical pockets for toothbrush, pen, & phone plus a lined, adjustable hood and two iPad size utility pockets. Bamboo cotton fleece construction.
Adidas knows sports. That’s why their new touchscreen running watch does what it should. GPS mapping of runs & routes, heart rate monitor, music & real-time coaching on your wrist. Available November 1st.
Once the leaves start to turn, everyone is a hiker. Don’t get left out. You can look the part if you step into a pair of classic hikers from Portlandia’s own Danner Boots & Tanner Goods. Their Mountain Light McKenzie is made of rich Horween leather and features a burly Vibram sole just like real mountain men wear.
For the New year, a new Air Max. It’s been this way for 90 years or so. The Air Max 2014 retains the 360 Max Air sole used in the 2013 model but replaces the Hyperfuse with an engineered mesh upper featuring Flywire for support and a new outsole that shaves some weight. Available beginning December 5.
Southern California eyewear brand Electric Visual has expanded its offering with a new line of watches that manage to blend the brand’s rock-n-roll aesthetic with designs that even your dad might be into. For the launch, they’re offering 3 models featuring a variety of strap options.
If you’re one of the roughly 600,000 licensed pilots in the US, you’ll appreciate the features on Garmin’s new D2 Pilot Watch. It delivers flight plans straight from Garmin and features Direct-to and Nearest button functions to get you to the nearest airport fast. It features an altimeter, compass, and baro settings, plus all of Garmin’s other flight-specific tracking data.
In the Isle Of Man TT, crappy weather is par for the course and this waxed cotton storm coat from Freeman’s Sporting Club would provide a decent defense: water-resistant 8.5oz cotton, Milspec melton wool lining, and heavy duty hardware.