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.
Original Timbos, they’re like the Air Force One of boots. Certified classics. This year, Timberland celebrates 40 years in business with a limited-edition collection numbered 1-1973 in 4 of their most beloved styles: the 6” Super, the World Hiker, and two colors of the SuperBoot. They’re hosting an online auction with all auction proceeds to benefit the Rainforest Alliance.
There’s no mistaking that old school AF1 look but this new version is actually a bad-weather boot. It features a padded wool collar, heavier lugs on the sole, and a full-grain leather upper coated with Watershield to keep out rain, sleet, & snow.
Garmin’s newest wi-fi enabled touchscreen smartwatches measure all the crucial fitness metrics plus they offer recovery data, training plan support, & track personal records, laps, & calories. They also offer Live Track, which allows family, friends & stalkers to follow where you are on your run.
Maybe you like to run in those knee-high compression socks like the real athletes but when it comes to hiking, there’s nothing better than real wool socks. These fine specimens are made in Italy using only natural Italian wool yarns which offer unsurpassed wicking and breathability for all day comfort on the trail.
Samsung just jumped into the smartwatch fracas with a mean machine. It syncs with your Galaxy phone & offers over 70 compatible apps. Check notifications, control music play, take calls, & so on. It’s also got a 1.9 MP camera, 2 mics, & shoots 720p movies.
Remember college? Not school. I mean the hippy chicks and weekends in the wilderness. Well, if you didn’t live it like that, let Patagonia remind you. They’ve revived a selection of their original garments and outerwear for The Legacy Collection, celebrating the brands’ first 40 years and the simplicity of those gritty, old days.