Drawing design cues & components from its high-end cyclocross category, the Diverge Expert Carbon from Specialized comes out of the gate as the brand’s fastest & most capable adventure-gravel bike. It features a super-light FACT 9r carbon frame & is driven by Shimano’s GRX Di2 1×11 gearing. It can be fitted with 700c or 650b wheels and frame clearance accommodates tires up to 47mm—so the fatties will fit. Available now but probably not for long given current demand.
For the latest in sports-focused wearables, Gatorade is an unexpected entry but their new Gx Sweat Patch delivers important bio-data that will help you stay properly hydrated & recover faster after workouts. Apply the patch before a workout and it absorbs your sweat, displaying your hydration level on a color-changing zone on the patch. Scan the Gx patch with the dedicated app and get detailed info on fluid loss and sodium levels. The patches are sold in pairs.
The new eGravel from Spain’s Crow bike brand is a versatile drop-bar gravel bike that offers pedal-assist electric power as well as the freedom of a normal human-powered ride. Driven by a Fauza Evation system that combines a lithium battery & motor integrated into the down tube, the power system is easily removed for a regular ride. The bike features carbon construction, disc brakes, and your choice of premium SRAM or Shimano drivetrain.
Designed by master club maker Bob Vokey, the new Titleist SM8 Slate Blue wedge looks fresh, with its PVD-like blue enamelized finish. The face of these wedges feature 100% spin milled grooves to deliver max spin while progressive CG improves distance and trajectory. The clubs are available now in a range of loft angles.
This helmet is smart. Not just because it’s got an integrated rear safety light that turns on automatically when you put on the helmet. There’s more! It’s actually powered by a technology called Powerfoyle, which converts any light source, indoors or outdoors, into clean electrical power. This means you will never have to plug in your helmet, the light, or even think about the light ever again. It’s on. The Omne Eternal also features BOA closure and a soft EPS liner. Black only.
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With the launch of the Enduro sportwatch, Garmin is giving ultra-performance athletes all the tech, tools, and battery life they need to reach the finish line. Using Garmin’s Power Glass solar charging lens, it offers 70 continuous hours of GPS-connected battery-life. With a V02 Max sensor specifically for trail running, Climb Pro terrain data, & programmable Rest Station reminders, it is purpose-built for long distance runners, riders, and racers.
Inspired by the snowboard brand’s late founder Jake Burton Carpenter, his eponymous Mine77 collection just dropped a limited winter capsule that merges cutting edge technologies with timeless mountain style. Look for 3-layer Gore-Tex outerwear, functional layering, an aprés Moc boot, and some mighty fine touring hardgoods through collabs with Black Diamond & Drift Approach.
The 100-Year Ski Pants from technical outerwear visionaries Vollebak, are designed from ground up to be tough, high performance pants for on & off-mountain adventure. Constructed using advanced Schoeller fabrication, this summit-ready winter bib is stitched, bonded, and sealed to be watertight & yet fully breathable. They feature integrated zippered-pockets all over, as well as zippered venting, a removable bib panel, and adjustable leg gaiters for off-mountain wearability.
With its sleek, sculptural lines, and ultra-lightweight construction—just 20 pounds—it is clear at once that the limited Akhal Shadow is not your standard cycle. Handcrafted in England, the design is inspired by the rare purebreed Akhal-Teke horse, considered among the world’s finest. Made from solid billet aluminum, the bike features a full Shimano DuraAce module and super-smooth belt drive.
Guys likes Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas, and Tiger Woods run a Cameron putter so …maybe it’s time to plus-up. The Scotty Cameron Super Rat 1 Masterful is a 34” handmade custom putter milled from German Stainless Steel & featuring Cameron’s signature styling. If it swings as good as it looks, ’21 could really be your year.
The 850W Swiss-made Stromer ST5 e-bike is among the world’s first to be equipped with an ABS braking system. Developed with Italy’s Blubrake, this advanced braking system features an integrated electronics module in the bike’s top tube, an actuator connected to the front disc brake, & a wheel speed sensor. Sensing the front wheel locking up, the system intervenes, managing front brake pressure to prevent a lockup. Aside from safer stopping power: the ST5 delivers a top speed of 28 MPH & a range of 112 miles.
The Grizzly from Ariel Rider is a moped/dirt-bike style electric bike with a smart design—it features dual motors & dual brakes. Powered by front and rear Samsung 750W (1500 watt peak) motors with upgraded metal gears, it’s officially an AWD ride. Dual 52V battery packs out-perform the standard 48V packs found on most e-bikes. On & off-road, it delivers 75-mile range on throttle-only operation and speeds up to 30MPH. You can also pedal the bike if you think that’s necessary.
California-based Killspencer is a brand known for making smart, stylishly understated items. Their Full-Size Indoor basketball is a great example. Made of rich, premium-quality Horween leather, it is an Official NBA size 7 ball. Only comes in black. Classic stitched logo. American made.
The Serial 1 e-bike brand is a white-label offshoot of Harley-Davidson; an innovation lab named to honor Harley’s oldest known motorcycle, the Serial Number One. For the brand’s spring 2021 launch lineup, they will offer four bikes of varying designs—all powered by 250W mid-mounted Brose S-Mag motors offering powerful pedal assist and impressive speeds. From 20-28MPH and with swappable Li-ion batteries that deliver ranges from 35-115 miles.
For running, hiking, & winter walks, micro-spikes on your shoes can be the difference between a good workout & needing new front teeth. Kahtoola’s EXOspikes strap on to your sneakers or boots to ensure grip and traction on the slickest terrain. From sheer ice to crusty trails to that alpine summit ascent, the combo of stretchy TPU & grippy metal spikes keep you sure-footed.
Designed for flawless function and low-key good looks, the Faro helmet from UNIT 1 boasts a clean modern design with smart safety tech to match. It features MIPS technology in the helmet’s shell—which improves impact absorption in a rotational impact. It’s also equipped with powerful front and rear LED lights plus flashing turn signals triggered by a simple handlebar remote. Linked with the Faro app, it offers fall detection & SOS signaling. A funded Kickstarter.
The latest game-changer from Titleist are the CNCPT CP-04 irons. Evolved from earlier models, these futuristic mid-size clubs integrate tungsten weighing 100g into the design, balancing power & control with less loft and optimized for swing stability. Available from 4-W, so you can get the complete set.
This is the bike helmet that can speak for you when you can’t. POC’s Ventral Air SPIN NFC features an NFC Medical ID chip that lets you store your medical profile in the helmet. In an accident, first responders will be able to read your vital information and make the best decisions for your treatment. Designed for both road and adventure rides, it offers the brand’s renowned aerodynamic performance, and a shape that minimizes drag.
For home, gym, office & anywhere else you need to pump it up with some quick strength training, this dumbbell set from Nice C is a solid little system. It’s got an adjustable 2-in-1 design to quickly convert from 2 dumbbells to a single barbell, giving you lots of exercise options. The set includes 12 plates of varying weights to mix & customize. Ergonomic handles & no-slip neoprene coating ensure a safe comfortable grip.
3D printed in industrial-grade carbon fiber, the Superstrata Bike is a lightweight unibody bike that is custom-sized precisely for your height. Designed for street and light off-road use, it is available with or without pedal-assist power, Shimano components, and 5 integrated lights for safety after dark.