9 items to reinforce your highway journey

North St. Bags Davis Custom Pack ($ 130 and up)

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The commuter in your life will feel special with this waterproof backpack. For the fabric, choose from nearly 30 different colors and pattern combinations, then choose various internal accessories from the brand’s range of clip-on bags and sleeves. The slim profile feels great when riding a bike.

Vans Ultrarange Exo Mte shoes ($ 100)

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When you need a resilient shoe with moderate warmth, the Exo has it all in one stylish package. A weather-treated upper, a warm lining and a rear-pulled outsole keep feet toasted and dry, while the signature stripe of Vans, contrast stitching and detailed laces keep it stylish.

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Ruffwear Artist Series Quencher dog bowl ($ 20)

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For the friend who never leaves home without their pooch, the quencher is easy to stow in a bag or backpack. The Artist Series features popular outdoor destinations like Oregon’s Mount Bailey, and a portion of the proceeds will go to a nonprofit of the artist’s choice.

Yeti Roadie 24 Hard Cooler ($ 200)

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The new Roadie was specially developed for driving and fits behind the driver’s seat. The tall, elongated shape can store a few bottles of wine or up to 18 beers. We loved the quick release system that is easy to use with one hand.

Sierra Nevada Grateful IPA beer ($ 11)

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After an eventful day, you have to say thank you for a lot. Relax with a Dankful, a resinous west coast IPA (7.4 percent ABV) with hints of pine and tropical fruits. The sale of this special edition supports Sierra Nevada’s commitment to donating at least $ 1 million to charity this year.

Wagwear WagWellies dog boots (49 $)

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Put on your rain boots, get Fido some WagWellies and puddle with your best friend. They have open slits for easy on and off and a Velcro cuff to hold them in place while you run around.

LLBean Maine canvas zip pocket ($ 17)

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Made in Maine from the same classic canvas as the brand’s signature tote bags, this pouch will hold string, keys or toiletries in your bag. The structured and hard-wearing fabric stands on its own and makes it easier to find important items quickly.

Surf Shacks Volume 2 (Indoek) ($ 60)

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Surf Shacks Volume 2 is an encore to some of the funkiest, most creative, and most design-oriented homes of people whose lives revolve around the waves. From Australian container houses to backyard halfpipes in Canada, there’s a lot to explore.

Fossil Nate Chronograph Brown Leather Watch ($ 159)

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With the 50-millimeter case of the Nate, you can quickly determine the time. The clock is 50 meters deep and has a robust stainless steel case. The dark blue coating and the brown leather strap merge beautifully from the open street into the conference room.

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