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Rising Gear: Translucent Timepiece, Down Onesie, and Extra | 2020-10-08

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Eddie Bauer Down Camp Suit

Down underwear was introduced by Eddie Bauer for Himalayan expeditions in the 1950s. This modern version, the Down Camp Suit ($ 179) updates the original concept with a one-piece design. The nylon shell is insulated with 650 down for ultimate warmth, and a ribbed collar and cuffs ensure a slim fit. It's available online starting this week.

Filson x Brant & Cochran Cruiser Ax

Filson x Brant & Cochran Cruiser Ax

Filsons new accessory is not a hat or a glove, but a steel blade wedge and an ax with a hickory handle. The Cruiser Ax, a collaboration with Brant & Cochran, is hand forged in Maine from 1050 carbon steel, a hickory handle, and a custom leather sheath. The special order for collaboration also includes a can cooler and trivet. However, this limited tool will cost you $ 395.

Route factory handlebar bag

Route factory handlebar bag

This Route Werks handlebar bag ($ 179 MSRP) was launched on Kickstarter last week and was fully funded in 6 hours. The bag can be integrated into phones, cameras, bike computers and accessories. How? Route Werks removed the customizable dash from this bag – a technical mount at the top of the bag to support all kinds of adapters and mounts. There's also one-handed access thanks to a single spring-loaded latch on top of the bag.

Hydro Flask Timberline Collection Bottles

Hydro Flask Timberline Collection Bottles

The new Timberline Collection bottles (starting at $ 43) are available in a standard 21 or 32 ounce size and four seasonally-inspired colors: Bonfire, Snowshoe, Woodstove and Treeline. They also come with bottle boots for extra support. And the bottles are part of the brand's Parks For All program, where $ 1 from every purchase (through the end of the year) is donated to help Sustainable Northwest restore forest health and reduce the risk of forest fire.

VJ iRock3 trail shoe

VJ iRock3 trail shoe

VJ Shoes has roots in Finland and this year the company created a North American division. We tested the iRock 3 model ($ 160) and fell in love immediately. Deep 7 mm studs offer massive support and a flat and flexible midsole adapts to the terrain as you run. A sleek upper is made of Kevlar reinforced mesh, and the last one is slim and snug for a precise fit. With a weight of approx. 9 ounces per shoe, the iRocks feel particularly fast and light.

Tropicfeel Shell Backpack

Tropicfeel Shell Backpack

This backpack can be expanded from 22 to 40 liters in just a few steps. The Tropicfeel Shell Travel Backpack (now $ 164) is the all-round travel backpack that adapts to your destinations. The bag consists of a main compartment, zippered pockets, a detachable hip belt, a compressible wardrobe, a detachable toiletries or a camera bag and an expandable kangaroo pocket. The pack is made from 100% recycled nylon and polyester and the closet system works for both clothes and gear.

Casio G-SHOCK Camo Translucent watches

Casio G-SHOCK Camo Translucent watches

The new G-SHOCK watches from Casio do not have typical dials or bracelets. The new models (starting at $ 210) have a laser-engraved camo metal bezel and a fully translucent camo-printed band. Models include the G-SHOCK 5600, DW6900, and GA110. In addition to the new look, they offer new technologies such as an EL backlight for improved visibility and magnetically resistant technology in the GM110SCM-1A ($ 230).

Machines for Freedom Essential Cycling Pant

Machines for Freedom Essential Cycling Pant

This new autumn style from the women's bike brand Machines For Freedom is safe for riding in cooler weather. The Essential Cycling Pant ($ 158) are full-length cycling shorts made from a highly compressive, moisture-wicking pant fabric that stays in place. The pants have a paneled construction, mesh paneling on the back of the knee for ventilation, thermoformed chamois and over 50 UPF sun protection.

LEM breast cancer awareness helmets

LEM breast cancer awareness helmets

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, LEM is changing its Gavia and Volata helmet models to a pink-forward color scheme. The Valata has an aerodynamic design and a Micro-Fit adjustment system, while the Gavia has the brand's lightest protection. For the entire month of October, 10% of all sales of the BePink Gavia and Volata bicycle helmets (from USD 65) go directly to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF).

WeBoost Cell-Signal Boost

WeBoost Cell-Signal Boost

Out and about this summer, our editor tested the WeBoost Drive X RV to stay connected. It's an expensive upgrade for a van or RV, but for $ 500 you can get extra bars on your phone and often enough range to send an email or text if it otherwise fails. The company is promoting fewer disrupted calls and faster internet speeds through its antenna and cell signal booster technology. The WeBoost unit is carrier independent and works with any network to give your phone further range.

Black Coffee Roasting Co. instant coffee

Black Coffee Roasting Co. instant coffee

Black Coffee Roasting Co., based in Missoula, is a company comprised of cyclists, motorcyclists, runners, backpackers, and travelers. This year the company decided to optimize its coffee blends for travel in the form of instant coffee ($ 12 per eight pack). Black Coffee's instant blend is organic, works hot or cold, and comes at a pretty affordable price. The simplicity is in the name: grab one of these instant packs for a quick cup of joe.

BikeFlights Reusable bike box

BikeFlights Reusable bike box

BikeFlights.com specializes in shipping bicycles. And finally, there is a more sustainable option for this – the BikeFlights Bike Box (prices vary). It is a collapsible box based on cardboard that integrates the protective benefits of a suitcase into waste packaging. The reusable box is assembled from a small package to a full size (medium or large) shipping box, with the outer packaging being converted into the system to reduce waste.

Rapha and Palace Skateboards Bike

Rapha and Palace Skateboards Bike

The EF Education First Pro Cycling Team is currently riding at the Giro d & # 39; Italia – with this completely redesigned bike. The new rides are the EF Pro Cannondale SuperSix EVO and the SystemSix road bikes with a collaboration design by Rapha and Palace Skateboards. Only the eight Pro-Team frames are currently available, but Cannondale plans to bring the collab bike to market soon.

Botl Sok

Botl Sok

Like a wetsuit for your water bottle, this $ 16 sok is made of 4mm thick neoprene and slides over a nalgene. The purpose is thermal insulation – keep a drink cold. It also keeps condensation at bay and lets you sip an icy drink on the hottest days without getting your hands wet. It fits 32 and 48 ounce Nalgene water bottles.













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  • Emerging Gear: Translucent Timepiece, Down Onesie, and More

    Eddie Bauer Down Camp Suit

    Down underwear was introduced by Eddie Bauer for Himalayan expeditions in the 1950s. This modern version, the Down Camp Suit ($ 179) updates the original concept with a one-piece design. The nylon shell is insulated with 650 down for ultimate warmth, and a ribbed collar and cuffs ensure a slim fit. It's available online starting this week.

  • Emerging Gear: Translucent Timepiece, Down Onesie, and More

    Filson x Brant & Cochran Cruiser Ax

    Filsons new accessory is not a hat or a glove, but a steel blade wedge and an ax with a hickory handle. The Cruiser Ax, a collaboration with Brant & Cochran, is hand forged in Maine from 1050 carbon steel, a hickory handle, and a custom leather sheath. The special order for collaboration also includes a can cooler and trivet. However, this limited tool will cost you $ 395.

  • Emerging Gear: Translucent Timepiece, Down Onesie, and More

    Route factory handlebar bag

    This Route Werks handlebar bag ($ 179 MSRP) was launched on Kickstarter last week and was fully funded in 6 hours. The bag can be integrated into phones, cameras, bike computers and accessories. How? Route Werks removed the customizable dash from this bag – a technical mount at the top of the bag to support all kinds of adapters and mounts. There's also one-handed access thanks to a single spring-loaded latch on top of the bag.

  • Emerging Gear: Translucent Timepiece, Down Onesie, and More

    Hydro Flask Timberline Collection Bottles

    The new Timberline Collection bottles (starting at $ 43) are available in a standard 21 or 32 ounce size and four seasonally-inspired colors: Bonfire, Snowshoe, Woodstove and Treeline. They also come with bottle boots for extra support. And the bottles are part of the brand's Parks For All program, where $ 1 from every purchase (through the end of the year) is donated to help Sustainable Northwest restore forest health and reduce the risk of forest fire.

  • Emerging Gear: Translucent Timepiece, Down Onesie, and More

    VJ iRock3 trail shoe

    VJ Shoes has roots in Finland and this year the company created a North American division. We tested the iRock 3 model ($ 160) and fell in love immediately. Deep 7 mm studs offer massive support and a flat and flexible midsole adapts to the terrain as you run. A sleek upper is made of Kevlar reinforced mesh, and the last one is slim and snug for a precise fit. With a weight of approx. 9 ounces per shoe, the iRocks feel particularly fast and light.

  • Emerging Gear: Translucent Timepiece, Down Onesie, and More

    Tropicfeel Shell Backpack

    This backpack can be expanded from 22 to 40 liters in just a few steps. The Tropicfeel Shell Travel Backpack (now $ 164) is the all-round travel backpack that adapts to your destinations. The bag consists of a main compartment, zippered pockets, a detachable hip belt, a compressible wardrobe, a detachable toiletries or a camera bag and an expandable kangaroo pocket. The pack is made from 100% recycled nylon and polyester and the closet system works for both clothes and gear.

  • Emerging Gear: Translucent Timepiece, Down Onesie, and More

    Casio G-SHOCK Camo Translucent watches

    The new G-SHOCK watches from Casio do not have typical dials or bracelets. The new models (starting at $ 210) have a laser-engraved camo metal bezel and a fully translucent camo-printed band. Models include the G-SHOCK 5600, DW6900, and GA110. In addition to the new look, they offer new technologies such as an EL backlight for improved visibility and magnetically resistant technology in the GM110SCM-1A ($ 230).

  • Emerging Gear: Translucent Timepiece, Down Onesie, and More

    Machines for Freedom Essential Cycling Pant

    This new autumn style from the women's bike brand Machines For Freedom is safe for riding in cooler weather. The Essential Cycling Pant ($ 158) are full-length cycling shorts made from a highly compressive, moisture-wicking pant fabric that stays in place. The pants have a paneled construction, mesh paneling on the back of the knee for ventilation, thermoformed chamois and over 50 UPF sun protection.

  • Emerging Gear: Translucent Timepiece, Down Onesie, and More

    LEM breast cancer awareness helmets

    For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, LEM is changing its Gavia and Volata helmet models to a pink-forward color scheme. The Valata has an aerodynamic design and a Micro-Fit adjustment system, while the Gavia has the brand's lightest protection. For the entire month of October, 10% of all sales of the BePink Gavia and Volata bicycle helmets (from USD 65) go directly to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF).

  • Emerging Gear: Translucent Timepiece, Down Onesie, and More

    WeBoost Cell-Signal Boost

    Out and about this summer, our editor tested the WeBoost Drive X RV to stay connected. It's an expensive upgrade for a van or RV, but for $ 500 you can get extra bars on your phone and often enough range to send an email or text if it otherwise fails. The company is promoting fewer disrupted calls and faster internet speeds through its antenna and cell signal booster technology. The WeBoost unit is carrier independent and works with any network to give your phone further range.

  • Emerging Gear: Translucent Timepiece, Down Onesie, and More

    Black Coffee Roasting Co. instant coffee

    Black Coffee Roasting Co., based in Missoula, is a company comprised of cyclists, motorcyclists, runners, backpackers, and travelers. This year the company decided to optimize its coffee blends for travel in the form of instant coffee ($ 12 per eight pack). Black Coffee's instant blend is organic, works hot or cold, and comes at a pretty affordable price. The simplicity is in the name: grab one of these instant packs for a quick cup of joe.

  • Emerging Gear: Translucent Timepiece, Down Onesie, and More

    BikeFlights Reusable bike box

    BikeFlights.com specializes in shipping bicycles. And finally, there is a more sustainable option for this – the BikeFlights Bike Box (prices vary). It is a collapsible box based on cardboard that integrates the protective benefits of a suitcase into waste packaging. The reusable box is assembled from a small package to a full size (medium or large) shipping box, with the outer packaging being converted into the system to reduce waste.

  • Emerging Gear: Translucent Timepiece, Down Onesie, and More

    Rapha and Palace Skateboards Bike

    The EF Education First Pro Cycling Team is currently riding at the Giro d & # 39; Italia – with this completely redesigned bike. The new rides are the EF Pro Cannondale SuperSix EVO and the SystemSix road bikes with a collaboration design by Rapha and Palace Skateboards. Only the eight Pro-Team frames are currently available, but Cannondale plans to bring the collab bike to market soon.

  • Emerging Gear: Translucent Timepiece, Down Onesie, and More

    Botl Sok

    Like a wetsuit for your water bottle, this $ 16 sok is made of 4mm thick neoprene and slides over a nalgene. The purpose is thermal insulation – keep a drink cold. It also keeps condensation at bay and lets you sip an icy drink on the hottest days without getting your hands wet. It fits 32 and 48 ounce Nalgene water bottles.

  • 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 fourteenth or at a local bakery.

    Topics: cycling, news, outdoor

    Keywords: emerging, emerging equipment

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