A camp light with charm. And fun but functional multi-positional legs so you can orient your light in four different ways. Compact in design with a warm colour temperature LED light. Recharge the internal 2200mAH battery in 3-4 hours. The Barebones Globe Lantern Light.
Although designed for hardcore adventure racers, the Brunton Truarc 10 Luminous Compass will help any hiker navigate analogue style. The compass features “quick reference cardinal points, high visibility cling for low light performance, and a double-gauge ergonomic base plate for extra durability.” Just add a paper map.
With its futuristic, industrial modern design, the Kilimanjaro Shira 10 Inch Camp Axe wouldn’t look out of place on a sci-fi film set, let alone your next camping trip. The axe’s blade is made from 3Cr13MoV stainless steel with a titanium nitride finish. And there’s an overlay split rubberised handle and nylon sheath for protection.
Most hikers want lightweight kit, and for metal equipment, titanium is the choice of many. The new Vargo BOT HD is an up sized version of their original BOT. Now available in a one litre (34 oz) capacity, the BOT has a lightweight and tough titanium construction with fold away handles, watertight screw-top lid, and temperature resistant O-ring.
An expedition tent. Built for the extreme conditions you find in high-altitude environments. Features an integrated vestibule that provides an adjoining space for gear storage and food preparation outside of the main tent living space. Sleeps up to three people. The Mountain Hardwear ACI 3 Tent.
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A small, pocket size multi tool that takes up virtually no room in your tank bag or jacket pocket. And it covers a good range of useful tools including flat head and Phillips screwdriver, allen keys, 5 to 14mm end wrench, and a bottle opener. The Andy Strapz Andy 18 in 1 Micro Tool.
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With corporate styling, the Aer Flight Pack 2 makes the perfect carry-on bag for your next business trip. Designed as a convertible backpack for work travel, the bag can be configured as a typical shoulder bag or a briefcase with top handle. A padded laptop pocket is included along with a quick-access top pocket and it has a pass-through back panel attachment to luggage handles.
Designed for the smallest rider, the MOMODESIGN FGTR Baby Red Helmet follows the same design and technical specifications as their adult version, just shrunk down to fit a little head. Open faced, jet design with an anti-scratch visor and micronetric chinstrap buckle. Available in a range of four colour designs.
For high altitude mountain treks, hiking to basecamp or just mucking around at sea level, the Outdoor Research Microgravity Ascentshell Jacket has you covered with a fully tape seamed design and YKK AquaGuard equiped zipper providing a waterproof and breathable top layer garment. Store extra gear in two chest pockets. Ergonomic design with “dynamic reach underarm panels” and the jacket is available in four colour designs.
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The Blackwing Starting Point Set has the tools you need to start writing or drawing by hand with pencil and paper. The set includes four “Blackwing pencils with a range of Soft, Balanced, Firm and Extra-firm graphite”, two point guards, two replacement erasers, and a pencil sharpener.
Designed as technical, protective riding footwear but also suitable as off-the-bike, destination shoes, the Alpinestars CR-X Drystar Riding Shoes have your feet covered. A sports running shoe style. All weather with waterproof and breathable membranes. Oil resistant dual rubber compound sole. Foot protection from a TPU CE-certified inner sole plate and medial TPU ankle discs.
The Kilimanjaro LED Carabiner Light is modelled on climbing tech with a hinged carabiner design. It won’t save your life from a fall as a real carabiner can but as a light source, maybe. The light is easily clipped to your backpack, tent, etc or any metal surface, thanks to built-in magnets. It's powered by three AAA batteries that produce 120 lumens with a runtime of six hours.
Big updates for the new 2021 Honda CRF450R in the form of a new frame, subframe, and swingarm, improved geometry and suspension with a 2 kg overall weight reduction, and improved cornering performance. More modest engine refinements include intake/exhaust upgrades, a new decompression system, and a larger hydraulic clutch. Rider ergonomics have also been improved with a smaller, more compact seat.
There’s plenty of choice for dirt riders wanting gloves. Look for quality materials and construction, maybe a name brand, and some important technical features like: Synthetic suede material with a padding zone and perforations on the palm for high levels of breathability, comfort, control and protection, with an added protective PU film for the knuckle area, and stretch gussets for a precise fit and good ergonomic feel of your bike’s handle bar controls. The Alpinestars Techstar Gloves.
Designed to support digital capture and media storage for hard-core, outdoor types. The Western Digital ArmorATD Hard Drive has a solid aluminium enclosure with a triple layer shock resistance design making it protected from rain, dust, and crushing forces. Drive options include up to 5TB and the unit has USB-C connectivity.
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Small in size, just big enough for your bike or camp essential tools, all kept safe in a canvas protective cover. The Cactus Outdoor Mini Tool Roll is 250mm (10 in) X 290mm (11.4 in) when wide open. Single adjustable closure strap with buckle. Available in four colour designs.
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For the analogue wristwatch fan, the new Fossil Limited Edition FB-GMT Dual Time Titanium Watch features a classic watch asethetic with a lightweight titanium metal strap and a dual time movement. Other key features include a 45mm case size and water resistance to 20 ATM.
In recent years, lightweight technical motorcycle jackets have started to become more popular. On first glance these jackets can appear as normal casual clothes. But most have technical features, like the Ashley Watson Hocklife Overshirt with its D30 impact protectors and reinforced Dyneema panels. This overshirt is designed as a summer weight riding jacket or, when combined with a waterproof jacket, an armoured sub-layer for colder weather rides. Also works well when you’re off the bike as a destination jacket.
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Small in stature and with a distinctive style, the Acne Studios Logo Plaque Belt Bag would make the perfect little travel bag. A large front zipper pocket for easy of access. A small mesh pocket on the back. Made from a ripstop fabric. Adjustable loop carry strap. Silver-tone metal logo plaque. Available in green or black colour designs.
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For a big safari trip or just looking for wildlife on a back country hike, check out the Hawke Frontier ED 8X32 Binocular. Extra-low dispersion glass and fully multi-coated optics provide optimum viewing clarity and allow for sharp rendering of images. A tough and durable binocular thanks to a rubber coated magnesium alloy chassis. Waterproof and fog proof.
The Dirtsack Racepack Tank Bag looks like a good luggage option for touring or adventure riders, especially if your bike has a plastic fuel tank. The tank bag has a non-magnetic attachment system and is constructed from a durable denier ballistic fabric with a neoprene padded base. There’s a transparent map holder and rain cover. Carry capacity is 16 litres , and it's expendable to 20 litres if you need some additional space.
The new Garmin RV 890 GPS Navigator has a large 8” high-resolution touchscreen display with a host of RV and towing specific features. Save different vehicle profiles so the RV 890 can suggest a route based on the size and weight of the vehicle you’re driving, warn you about steep grades, sharp curves, or weight limits, and with a preloaded directory of RV parks and access to information from public campgrounds, iOverlander etc, always find a place to park at the end of the day.
The 100% Cognito Gloves feature D30 knuckle impact protection, mesh finger gussets, and 4-way stretch material on the top hand to increase comfort and abrasion resistance. A perforated Clarino fabric palm provides for good airflow and an ergonomic grip. Silicone printed on the palm and finger graphics also provide grip and traction where you need it. Available in a range of colour designs.
A set of single use fragrance, smooth cream-style capsules for the traveller. Just snap off a capsule, tear open and apply a “delicately scented, velvety texture envelops your skin and soothes your mind.” The RetaW Porta Fragrance set includes 16 single-use capsules and is available in four different scents.
The new Nitecore NPS200 Portable Outdoor Powerstation is a small yet powerful portable battery bank made to meet your camping power needs. Charging connectivity is via USB-C and USB-A, 12V cigarette lighter socket, 12V DC, and a mains plug. An anti-shock suspension system protects the powerstation’s battery and the cells are rated at 196.56WH, 54600 mAh battery capacity. There’s also a backlit realtime LCD battery monitor display.
Featuring Kinematic technology to open the knife and a colour scheme that many Star Wars fans might appreciate, the new CRKT Imperial White Provoke Knife would make a good camp knife. The Kinematic mechanism “opens the knife’s blade quickly with push of the thumb.” Blade length is 61.2 mm (2.41 inches) and the handle is made from 6061 T6 aluminium.
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With its large air vent mesh panels, the Speed and Strength Hot Head Mesh Jacket is made for summer riding. A removable waterproof liner is perfect for cooler days or if you get caught out in a rain shower. There’s crash protection from shoulder and elbows armour. Available in five colour designs.
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A watch that’ll last a life time or two. Classic analogue, divers wristwatch design. Self-winding automatic SW200 movement. Sapphire crystal watch face with a 36mm diameter case. Water resistance rated to 30 ATM - 300 meters (1000 feet). The Marathon Arctic Edition Medium Divers Automatic Watch.
A raglan long sleeve design, the new Speed and Strength Rival Crew Shirt provides the rider with a casual, lightweight but technical riding garment. Key features include an Aramid blended fleece body with reinforcement at the shoulders and elbows, removable Knox Lite CE protectors, and a cell phone zippered pocket on the right upper arm.
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Lightweight and designed for two, the new Nordisk Telemark 2.2 LW Tent is an option for hikers that want a technical, mountaineering style mobile home. Large enough for two people thanks to a hoop style structure made from DAC aluminium poles, with an entrance on each side. The tent has a double wall and the design includes air vents, adjustable guy ropes, and magnetic quick-snap door closure.