It’s springtime, which means tons of 2018 products are heavily discounted. This list highlights our favorites from REI’s annual spring clearance sale.
This is one of the best puffies out there. With premium 850-fill-power down, it’s light and super warm. It only weighs 10.9 ounces, so you won’t notice it if it’s in your pack. And the shell is wind-resistant and has a DWR coating to repel water.
Smith Overtake MIPS Bike Helmet: $210 (25% Off)
The Smith Overtake will not only protect your noggin but vent heat exceptionally well. The Overtake uses Smith’s patented Koroyd material that absorbs more energy on impact than traditional helmets yet still allows air to permeate. Plus, it has a MIPS liner, which reduces rotational motion to the brain during impact.
Darn Tough Blazes Micro Crew Socks: $14 (34% Off)
We love Darn Tough socks. They last just about forever and come with a lifetime warranty. This one has True Seamless toe construction for all-day comfort and a fun print. Plus, it’s made of wool, so it’s naturally odor-resistant, moisture-wicking, and darn comfortable.
Patagonia Tough Puff Insulated Shirt Jacket: $99 (50% Off)
Now that it’s shoulder season, it’s time to bust out your nicest shacket. This insulated half jacket, half buttondown from Patagonia is durable, versatile, and warm. The brand places 60 g of synthetic, stretchy insulation into this Tough Puff.
Weston Riva Splitboard – Women’s 2018/2019: $719 (20% Off)
Float in powder, maintain active control on hardpack: Talk about a well-rounded board. The Riva, from Weston Backcountry, is built to handle speed well through steep descents, trees, and powder. It has a powder nose to float in deep snow, yet a setback stance for surfy turns in tight trees.
Weston Backwoods Splitboard – Men’s 2018/2019: $719 (20% Off)
With its cambered underfoot and rocker at the tip and tail profile, the Weston can handle a range of snow. It floats in powder yet carves exceptionally well. This is one of our favorites that we’ve ridden all season long.
Chrome Welterweight Citizen Messenger Bag: $120 (25% Off)
Fit your day’s necessities in the Chrome Welterweight Citizen Messenger Bag. It fits a 17-inch MacBook Pro, has a daisy-chain mounting interface for bike lights or carabiners, and an industrial-strength hook-and-loop accessory mount on the shoulder strap. So this one should last a while.
Blackburn Wayside Multitool: $17 (51% Off)
Fix roadside calamities with the Blackburn Wayside Multitool. Whether it’s replacing your chain or fixing a flat, the Wayside should be able to have you covered when bike problems arise.
While not as thorough as a bike shop, the Wayside has hex keys to torque bolt heads, a serrated locking knife, a 7- to 11-speed-compatible chain tool, disc brake pad spreader, two Torx keys, a flathead screwdriver, and three spoke wrenches. That’s 19 functions in all!