Columbia’s OutDry Extreme Technology is an eco-friendly alternative to the non-biodegradable synthetic PFCs usually used for waterproofing outerwear. Instead, it uses a micro-perforated rubber-like membrane that repels water but still breathes. This tech is featured in the ECO Shell jacket, which is also made of 100% recycled material and available only in white—not dying the fabric saves 13 gallons of water per garment.
With a design that made its way into the MOMA, the Japanese-made Trusco Cantilever toolbox is made of enamel-coated metal and features a fold-out top. Removable metal dividers in the upper compartments let you keep small tools and parts sorted while the main compartment carries the bigger tools.
Libratone’s customizable One Click bluetooth speaker provides clean 360º sound, speakerphone function, and IPX4 weather resistance. Its removable frame allows you to change the speaker’s style & color & add various click-on accessories.
For day-long rides and variable weather, a bar pack like this one from Rapha & Adipura can mean the difference between a good time and a hell tour. At 9-liters, this pack is big enough for those key essentials. It’s also durable, reflective, & easy to attach.
Your new personal trainer doesn’t need to be some shredded motivational meat head. Vi. is an AI personal trainer that lives inside a pair of bio-sensing earbuds. With sound provided by Harmon/Kardon, Vi tracks your workouts and quickly learns how your body works, continually adapting to provide instant audio coaching and effective fitness support.
To celebrate the centennial anniversary of our National Park system, Pendleton has created a commemorative collection of custom blankets and other goods. A portion of the proceeds from the collection is donated directly to park restoration projects.
San Francisco-based DSPTCH built the Gym/Work pack to take you straight from work to workout. It features a padded laptop compartment and an exterior pocket with a secure Fidlock closure. And for your after-work athletics, the 25-liter pack features a moisture-resistant lining to carry sweaty clothes & a ventilated shoe pocket that fits sizes up to 13.
The wi-fi connected Body Cardio scale measures weight, body mass index, fat, muscle, water, bone mass and standing heart rate. It also uses pulse wave velocity (PWV) technology to deliver cutting edge cardiovascular measurements you’d normally get from a doctor; and all of it, straight to your iPhone where it’s charted in a dedicated app.
Samsung’s Gear IconX wireless earbuds stream quality sound from your phone or from the 4Gig of onboard memory. They also offer fitness tracking with built-in sensors to monitor movement, heart rate, and distance. They can also calculate calories burned. The pill-shaped storage case provides 2 full charges.
San Francisco-based bag and accessory maker Aer is currently successfully crowdfunding their versatile Travel Pack on Kickstarter. The design quickly converts from spacious carry-on to daypack & features an easy-pack clamshell design with dedicated compartments to keep all your technology & travel essentials organized.