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Rising Gear: Ninja Onesie, Down T-Shirt and Extra | 2020-10-01

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POC Fabio Wibmer Edition MTB helmet

This Fabio Wibmer Edition POC Tectal helmet ($ 190) features a unibody shell, 360 degree size and strap adjustment thanks to its design, an aramid bridge system, a reinforced EPS liner, and plenty of ventilation. The helmet signed by Tectal Fabio Wibmer is available in three sizes. The Enduro and MTB helmet also has a unique feature – an embedded RECCO reflector for safety wherever you ride.

Garmin heart rate monitor

Garmin heart rate monitor

Garmin is finally launching a listening frequency band. Like most other wearables, the HRM-Dual ($ 70) is made with a convenient, washable strap and is waterproof up to 10m. The strap length is adjustable from 25 to 52 inches and the HRM weighs just 1.9 ounces. Garmin has achieved battery life of up to 3.5 years and temperatures of up to 122 degrees Fahrenheit.

Recycled Kit from State Bicycle Co.

Recycled Kit from State Bicycle Co.

State Bicycle Co. has launched a sustainable collection of jerseys made from 100% recycled post-consumer fabric (REPREVE). The jersey and bib collection (from US $ 80) includes orange, red, tie-dye and gradient colors made from tightly woven, recycled circular fabric made from recycled mesh. (Note: the grippers and zippers are not recycled.)

Gordini synthetic leather gloves

Gordini synthetic leather gloves

The Cache Gauntlet ($ 90) is Gordini's newest winter glove made from clutch faux leather. The brand claims the material is four to six times more abrasion resistant than most natural leathers. The material is 40% more breathable than cowhide of the same thickness and it is estimated that it uses up to 60% less water than the conventional tanning process. The gloves are waterproof, insulated and even machine washable. They also come in glove style.

Bolle phantom lenses

Bolle phantom lenses

Bolle has expanded its Phantom Lens technology to include new styles. Chronoshield Phantom Sunglasses ($ 240) are made of a lightweight material called NXT that's polarized to block UV rays and photochromic so they actually adapt to the lighting conditions. The colors are 14% lighter than polycarbonate, but still impact-resistant. You can get the lenses in a clear green or brownish-red color.

Limited edition WTB saddle

Limited edition WTB saddle

The WTB TDS Saddle ($ 50) is a limited edition of the WTB Deva Medium Steel with a medium width (145mm) Deva shape and durable steel rails. Originally intended for the TDS Enduro event, 100% of the proceeds from this saddle will be donated to the Sonoma County Resilience Fund to support those affected by forest fires.

Topo Designs x Nanga x Natal Designs Down T-Shirt

Topo Designs x Nanga x Natal Designs Down T-Shirt

Topo Designs partnered with Japanese brands Nanga and Natal Designs to create this down t-shirt ($ 229). The puffy down shirt is made of 650 Loft UltraDry down filling and ripstop nylon and has a colorful, eye-catching design. The T-shirt has a snap button front with two breast pockets, is packaged small and is made in Japan.

Gate Zero Torch 500

Gate Zero Torch 500

The Torch 500 ($ 50) is "even more robust than the original". Goal Zero's Torch 500 has 500 lumens of bright LED light spread across headlamp and floodlight options and is IP67 rated. It also has a built-in solar panel so you can charge in the sun. The Torch 500 is also a great EDC or multipurpose light option for just 12.8 ounces.

RMU MTB Cargo Collection and trunk lid locker

RMU MTB Cargo Collection and trunk lid locker

Rocky Mountain Underground's (RMU) new MTB collection is said to be a big improvement over some previous products, including the Tailgate Locker. The MTB Cargo collection (starting at $ 25), launched on Indiegogo today, includes the Tailgate Locker 2.0, a slim belt pouch, a 5-liter enduro pack, and more.

Large Agnes Shovelhead & Luna jackets

Large Agnes Shovelhead & Luna jackets

The new Shovelhead (men's) and Luna (women's) jackets from Big Agnes ($ 270) are the brand's foray into even warmer winter gear. Both jackets have been redesigned with recycled materials and provided with vertical and horizontal quilts, hood visors and cords to protect against heat, as well as a 20-denier ripstop shell with a water-repellent surface.

Airblaster x Lucas Beaufort Ninja suit

Airblaster x Lucas Beaufort Ninja suit

The ultimate base layer is a ninja suit. Airblaster's latest ninja suit ($ 120) is made from Air-Tech fabric with four stretch stretch and ninja star embroidery, a YKK zip waistband, a front bow tie, thumb loops on the sleeves, and a hood with seven inserts Get the fit and comfort you need – from head to toe. The brand has also partnered with artist Lucas Beaufort to come up with brand new designs. The suit (although a base layer) also has a UPF 50 rating.

Matador waterproof container

Matador waterproof container

The new Matador branded packable gear product may not roll or fold but is still ultra-packable. The travel canisters (starting at $ 8) are made of recyclable aluminum, have a silicone lid and are available in a size of 40 ml (pictured) and a wider base of 100 ml.

Western Rise AirLoft hooded jacket

Western Rise AirLoft hooded jacket

The latest product from Western Rise is not a pair of pants, but a jacket. The AirLoft jacket ($ 258, pre-order now) has hollow core fibers, four-way stretch, a waterproof exterior, and zip pockets. It's temperature regulating and breathable, but it's designed to maximize heat retention too. The jacket also has a hidden back pocket that you can pack it into.

KONG Cruiser wheel cooler

KONG Cruiser wheel cooler

The new 50-liter KONG Cruiser is the first wheel model from KONG. The cruiser ($ 379) holds up to 40 12-ounce cans and 30 pounds of ice. Although it's massive, it's still pretty portable thanks to the padded pull handle and sturdy wheels. It also has an insulated seal, snap hinges, and storage dividers. The KONG Cruiser complements the brand's existing 25, 50, 70 and 110 liter models without a wheel. It is made in the USA.













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  • Emerging gear: ninja onesie, down t-shirt and more

    POC Fabio Wibmer Edition MTB helmet

    This Fabio Wibmer Edition POC Tectal helmet ($ 190) features a unibody shell, 360 degree size and strap adjustment thanks to its design, an aramid bridge system, a reinforced EPS liner, and plenty of ventilation. The helmet signed by Tectal Fabio Wibmer is available in three sizes. The Enduro and MTB helmet also has a unique feature – an embedded RECCO reflector for safety wherever you ride.

  • Emerging gear: ninja onesie, down t-shirt and more

    Garmin heart rate monitor

    Garmin is finally launching a listening frequency band. Like most other wearables, the HRM-Dual ($ 70) is made with a convenient, washable strap and is waterproof up to 10m. The strap length is adjustable from 25 to 52 inches and the HRM weighs just 1.9 ounces. Garmin has achieved battery life of up to 3.5 years and temperatures of up to 122 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • Emerging gear: ninja onesie, down t-shirt and more

    Recycled Kit from State Bicycle Co.

    State Bicycle Co. has launched a sustainable collection of jerseys made from 100% recycled post-consumer fabric (REPREVE). The jersey and bib collection (from US $ 80) includes orange, red, tie-dye and gradient colors made from tightly woven, recycled circular fabric made from recycled mesh. (Note: the grippers and zippers are not recycled.)

  • Emerging gear: ninja onesie, down t-shirt and more

    Gordini synthetic leather gloves

    The Cache Gauntlet ($ 90) is Gordini's newest winter glove made from clutch faux leather. The brand claims the material is four to six times more abrasion resistant than most natural leathers. The material is 40% more breathable than cowhide of the same thickness and it is estimated that it uses up to 60% less water than the conventional tanning process. The gloves are waterproof, insulated and even machine washable. They also come in glove style.

  • Emerging gear: ninja onesie, down t-shirt and more

    Bolle phantom lenses

    Bolle has expanded its Phantom Lens technology to include new styles. Chronoshield Phantom Sunglasses ($ 240) are made of a lightweight material called NXT that's polarized to block UV rays and photochromic so they actually adapt to the lighting conditions. The colors are 14% lighter than polycarbonate, but still impact-resistant. You can get the lenses in a clear green or brownish-red color.

  • Emerging gear: ninja onesie, down t-shirt and more

    Limited edition WTB saddle

    The WTB TDS Saddle ($ 50) is a limited edition of the WTB Deva Medium Steel with a medium width (145mm) Deva shape and durable steel rails. Originally intended for the TDS Enduro event, 100% of the proceeds from this saddle will be donated to the Sonoma County Resilience Fund to support those affected by forest fires.

  • Emerging gear: ninja onesie, down t-shirt and more

    Topo Designs x Nanga x Natal Designs Down T-Shirt

    Topo Designs partnered with Japanese brands Nanga and Natal Designs to create this down t-shirt ($ 229). The puffy down shirt is made of 650 Loft UltraDry down filling and ripstop nylon and has a colorful, eye-catching design. The T-shirt has a snap button front with two breast pockets, is packaged small and is made in Japan.

  • Emerging gear: ninja onesie, down t-shirt and more

    Gate Zero Torch 500

    The Torch 500 ($ 50) is "even more robust than the original". Goal Zero's Torch 500 has 500 lumens of bright LED light spread across headlamp and floodlight options and is IP67 rated. It also has a built-in solar panel so you can charge in the sun. The Torch 500 is also a great EDC or multipurpose light option for just 12.8 ounces.

  • Emerging gear: ninja onesie, down t-shirt and more

    RMU MTB Cargo Collection and trunk lid locker

    Rocky Mountain Underground's (RMU) new MTB collection is said to be a big improvement over some previous products, including the Tailgate Locker. The MTB Cargo collection (starting at $ 25), launched on Indiegogo today, includes the Tailgate Locker 2.0, a slim belt pouch, a 5-liter enduro pack, and more.

  • Emerging gear: ninja onesie, down t-shirt and more

    Large Agnes Shovelhead & Luna jackets

    The new Shovelhead (men's) and Luna (women's) jackets from Big Agnes ($ 270) are the brand's foray into even warmer winter gear. Both jackets have been redesigned with recycled materials and provided with vertical and horizontal quilts, hood visors and cords to protect against heat, as well as a 20-denier ripstop shell with a water-repellent surface.

  • Emerging gear: ninja onesie, down t-shirt and more

    Airblaster x Lucas Beaufort Ninja suit

    The ultimate base layer is a ninja suit. Airblaster's latest ninja suit ($ 120) is made from Air-Tech fabric with four stretch stretch and ninja star embroidery, a YKK zip waistband, a front bow tie, thumb loops on the sleeves, and a hood with seven inserts Get the fit and comfort you need – from head to toe. The brand has also partnered with artist Lucas Beaufort to come up with brand new designs. The suit (although a base layer) also has a UPF 50 rating.

  • Emerging gear: ninja onesie, down t-shirt and more

    Matador waterproof container

    The new Matador branded packable gear product may not roll or fold but is still ultra-packable. The travel canisters (starting at $ 8) are made of recyclable aluminum, have a silicone lid and are available in a size of 40 ml (pictured) and a wider base of 100 ml.

  • Emerging gear: ninja onesie, down t-shirt and more

    Western Rise AirLoft hooded jacket

    The latest product from Western Rise is not a pair of pants, but a jacket. The AirLoft jacket ($ 258, pre-order now) has hollow core fibers, four-way stretch, a waterproof exterior, and zip pockets. It's temperature regulating and breathable, but it's designed to maximize heat retention too. The jacket also has a hidden back pocket that you can pack it into.

  • Emerging gear: ninja onesie, down t-shirt and more

    KONG Cruiser wheel cooler

    The new 50-liter KONG Cruiser is the first wheel model from KONG. The cruiser ($ 379) holds up to 40 12-ounce cans and 30 pounds of ice. Although it's massive, it's still pretty portable thanks to the padded pull handle and sturdy wheels. It also has an insulated seal, snap hinges, and storage dividers. The KONG Cruiser complements the brand's existing 25, 50, 70 and 110 liter models without a wheel. It is made in the USA.

  • Mary Murphy

    From Mary Murphy

    Mary is based in GearJunkie's Denver, CO office. Her outdoor interests range from climbing to landscape photography to pack paddleboarding. If she's not writing, you can most likely find her on top of a fourteen or at a local bakery.

    Topics: activewear, clothing, base layer, news

    Keywords: emerging, emerging equipment

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