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Saucony Speedskull Endorphin Sneakers
Dust off the cobwebs with these Halloween-inspired Sneaks from Saucony. The limited-edition Halloween Speedskull Endorphin Shifts ($150) have Saucony’s Speedroll technology, powerrun cushioning, and a white colorway with a skull on the toebox. The shoes have a 4mm offset and a plush, cushy feel. Men’s and women’s sizing available.
Luminox Black and Red Navy SEAL 3615 Watch
The Luminox 3600 Navy SEAL Series finally has a new colorway. The Luminox 3615 Black and Red ($495) has a black Carbonox case and bezel, red and white hands, night visibility light features, date numbers, a hydraulically stamped dial, antireflective coating. The 3600 Black and Red is water-resistant to 200m and has special gaskets to keep the watch functioning underwater.
State Bicycle Co. Halloween Long-Sleeve Thermal Jersey
This warm, winter cycling layer is perfect for Halloween (and the cold weather it brings). The “Shred ‘Til You’re Dead” Halloween Jersey ($90) is somewhere between a jersey and a jacket, with a fleece-lined interior and wind-resistant outer. The special State Bicycle Co. jersey has a zombie on a bike graphic and three elastic-topped jersey pockets for your gear (or candy) storage needs.
Bollé Augmented Reality for Goggles
Partnering with QReal and M7 Innovations, Bollé launched a new augmented reality filter that allows consumers to try on Bollé’s products. With this goggle tech (head over to Instagram to try it out), you can try on the new Phantom lens, Nevada goggle, and RYFT helmet — all new for 2021. The Phantom lens has the new LTS (low-temp sensitivity) technology and a semipolarized antiglare film.
MoonFab New MoonShade
Moon Fabrications’ new MoonShade ($293) now features a UV-resistant thread to improve water resistance, and updated poles and rubber footing. There’s also ballistic nylon-reinforced pole pockets for extra durability, and retention clips for stability. Whether you are sheltering from a hot sun or a full moon, this shade is great to have on hand. Check out our full review of the MoonShade here.
Polartec x Specialized Prime Series Alpha Jacket
Specialized’s Prime Series Alpha Jacket ($100) is made in collaboration with Polartec, with high-grade Polartec Alpha insulation for the chilliest weather, PowerGrid Fleece, lofted fibers, and more. The new insulation is supposed to eliminate the need to shed or don layers over a ride. This Prime Series Alpha Jacket has a semi-form fit. Find it in men’s and women’s sizes.
Pete's Knife Lube
Pete’s Lube ($15/10mL) will make your blades feel new again. If you like to sharpen and care for your own knives, lube is a crucial product to have. The lube is 100% fully synthetic, designed specifically for knives, and is made in the U.S. One drop per usage.
Brompton x CHPT3 Folding Bike
The Brompton x CHPT3 2020 ($2,975) not only has cool aesthetics, but it also has folding functionality and urban performance cred. Brompton credits that to designer David Millar, who added features like a steel and titanium frame, titanium fork, Schwalbe One tires, and Barrivell print graphics. The Brompton CHPT3 has six speeds. When folded, this bike takes up a footprint of just 22 inches by 23 inches by 10.6 inches.
Someone Somewhere Día De Los Muertos Face Mask
Someone Somewhere works with artisans in Mexico to produce and design its products. Its Día De Los Muertos Face Mask ($19) pays homage to the Aztec and Catholic-rooted All Saint’s Day tradition of honoring the dead. The mask has a design that incorporates a Xolo dog, marigolds, and other symbols. Oh, and it glows in the dark.
Snow Peak x Rumpl Fire-Resistant Blanket
Portland-based Rumpl and Snow Peak have collaborated to design the NanoLoft Takibi Blanket ($299), a fire-resistant blanket with Rumpl’s 100% postconsumer recycled NanoLoft insulation, and Snow Peak’s own recycled ripstop fire-resistant aramid material. The Takibi (which means bonfire in Japanese) inspires fall camping vibes.
Faction Prodigy 3.0 Parade Collab Skis
Faction’s new 2021 Prodigy skis include these collab skis with DJ and skier Anat Royer of Paris-based Parade Studio. Royer has poured color, vibrancy, and secret codes into the ski artwork (not to mention the awesome pinball theme). The Prodigy 3.0 Collab Skis ($699) are a midflex freeride-inspired twin tip ski that comes in 172cm, 178cm, or 184cm lengths.
Wolf Tooth Quick Release Seatpost Clamp
Add a little bling and adjustability to your bike. The Wolf Tooth Quick Release Seatpost Clamp ($37) allows for tool-free adjustment and fine-tuning of your saddle height via the low-profile ergonomic machined aluminum lever. Available in six common sizes and eight colors, it’s compatible with carbon, aluminum, steel, and titanium frames and is sure to match any bike’s aesthetic.
Hunt 42 Limitless Gravel Disc Wheelset
UK-based brand Hunt just released its latest wheelset: the Hunt 42 gravel disc ($1,619). The 42 Gravel Disc offers an aerodynamically optimized (designed for stability in crosswinds) rim for 38-42mm tires. It also has CeramicSpeed coated bearings, Pillar Wing 20 aerofoil profile spokes, and is tubeless-ready for tires. The set weighs 1,548g and comes with tubeless tape, spare spokes, and axle adapters.
Rhone Everyday Essentials Underwear
Rhone’s “essentials” collection includes these modal-blended undershirts and boxers ($32 and up). The Essentials Boxer Brief ($32) is made with a blend of pima cotton and modal, has a no-roll waistband, and an interior comfort pouch. The undershirts come in crewneck and V-neck styles, with flat seams, tapered sleeves, and no tags — great for riding, running, or sleeping.
Airblaster x Hannah Eddy Ninja Face
Airblaster’s latest artist collab is both fun and funky — and will be great to rock on the slopes. The Airblaster x Hannah Eddy collection includes this Ninja Face balaclava ($26) with Eddy’s bold and colorful “Everybody Surfs” print. The Ninja Face is made with a 94% brushed polyester and midweight, four-way stretch fabric.
Swish Cocktail Jigger
The Swish Cocktail Jigger Kickstarter ($20) blends modern with traditional with its unique, no-spill magnetic-release mechanism design. The Swish is made of pure stainless steel, can measure a single shot, pony shot, or double shot, and comes with the integrated catch tray.