If you’ve after a CE-certified, technical jacket that doesn’t scream 'made for motorcycling', then check out the Quattro Design Kery Blue Jacket. Featuring a casual, clean street coat design, the Kery Blue is constructed from Oxford 600D polyester with a laminated waterproof membrane. Hand warmer pockets and a vertical Napoleon pocket provide storage options. Crash protection is via a “protective shell” of elbow and shoulder certified CE level 2 protectors. Available in a range of colours.
The Leatherman Free K2 Pocketknife is more than a small, general use folding utility knife. Attached to an aluminium handle, you’ll find a 8.4 cm (3.3 in) main blade and seven additional implements that use Leatherman’s magnetic opening and closing system. This includes a pry tool, package opener, awl and bottle opener, and three screwdrivers.
Featuring stand-up head room and a traditional A-frame pole structure design, the new Nordisk Timur 5.6 Tent sleeps up to four. There’s big double doors for easy access. And a fast set-up using two A-frame steel poles and a ridge pole, along with a technical cotton (65% polyester, 35% cotton) flysheet.
The Alpkit Compact Hiker Twins Trekking Poles come, not unexpectedly, as a pair. One for each hand. Featuring a three section aluminium construction. Small compact size when broken down. A tough tungsten tip. And weighs only 279 g (9.8 oz).
Small in size, lightweight, and powered by a tea light candle. For a small, natural flame light at your camp, check out the UCO Mini Candle Lantern. Made from aluminium with a glass chimney, a wire top handle, and twist to lock vented base plate. A tea light candle will burn for 3-4 hours.
The Vargo Titanium Emergency Whistle is super lightweight at only 3 grams (0.1 ounces), ultra durable, and you’ll never notice carrying it even on long hikes. It comes with a reflective lanyard and can make a 100+ decibel whistle sound. Good when you need it.
Keep your new camp knife shape with the Lansky Deluxe 5-Stone Sharpening System. The system includes five stones (70,120, 280, 600, and 1000 grit), a multi-angle knife clamp to hold your knife steady and at the correct angle, and honing oil.
A little Bluetooth clock speaker with two alarm settings and a built-in FM radio, featuring automatic tuning and a 50 station preset. The clock speaker has a backup, rechargeable 1200 mAh lithium battery rated for 7 hours in clock mode. And its LED clock display also shows the current date and room temperature. The Energy Sistem Clock Speaker 2.
A fun colourful design with a retro mountaineering aesthetic. The new limited edition Topo Designs X Danner Mountain Pack is a good size 36.8 litre (2244 cu. in.) backpack. Key features include an internal laptop sleeve that adds urban and travel functionality. Alpine pack style vertical daisy chain webbing. Two compression straps. Removable waist belt. And adjustable ice axe loops.
If you like the colour pink and want a lightweight, alpine ready tent, then check out the Samaya SAMAYA2.5 Pink Tent. Designed to house two to three people, this four season tent has a full seam taped construction, to ensure a waterproof shelter, and is a single skin design with a breathable 3-layers fabric. There’s also a blue version.
A lantern is a great camping tool. So is a torch. And a battery bank. The BioLite PowerLight has all these functions with an Edge-Lit 200 lumen lantern style light, a powerful flashlight torch mode, and an integrated 4400 mAH battery with USB charge port. It’s light and portable, too.
The new CRKT Ceo Bamboo Knife is a low profile knife with a slim clip that nicely fits in your pocket. Key features include a fast opening, recessed thumbstud with IKBS ball bearing and a durable and lightweight glass-reinforced nylon handle. And it has a 79mm (3.11 inch) blade made from 8Cr13MoV steel.
Almost nothing beats a good sleep after a long day on the trail. The new design Trekology UL80 Inflatable Sleeping Pad Camping Mat has you covered as an affordable, comfortable heavy-duty mat that’s made of durable 40D nylon with a water-resistant coating, It has a “curvature design that holds your body in place at night”, is easy to inflate and deflate, and weighs only 560g (19.8 oz).
The new Alpinestars Supertech M8 Echo Helmet is packed full with high-tech features. To name a few: The MIPS (Multi-Directional Impact Protection System) is incorporated into the design for rider safety. Helmet shell construction uses advanced moulding technology with uni-directional carbon composite. And ”heat mapping tests have resulted in specifically designed ducting which produces a positive flow into the helmet over and around the rider’s head”.
A minimalist urban rider design, street motorcycle glove. Kunckle protection. Palm reinforcements. Comfort fit with short cuff easy fastening. The Segura Moto Keywest Gloves.
To get the most out of summer riding, especially on hot days, usually requires appropriate motowear. You wouldn’t want to wear a heavy winter jacket for short urban trips on a hot day. So check out the new ICON Upstate Riding Shirt, it features a durable textile mesh chassis, abrasion resistant overlays, and removable D3Oarmour at the elbow, shoulder, and back. Design is a relaxed, loose fit shirt style riding jacket with a casual urban aesthetic.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Keep your goggles in one place, protected, and ready for use. The 100% Goggle Case has padded interior compartment dividers designed to store up to four goggles, lenses, and associated accessories.
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.
Urban riding, open face jet style, the Hevik Demi-Jet HV37 Metropole Helmet has a technical, slightly aggressive aesthetic. Key features include a drop down sun visor, top air vent, removable and washable internal inner lining, and a micrometric chin strap.
Designed for the rugged individual, hike-by-myseft types. The new Montbell Alpine Cooker Solo Set includes two pots that nest together. More than enough for one. Light and compact, too.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Add this iconic photo to your art collection. The 363-feet tall Saturn V rocket as it launches on the Apollo 11 mission, July 16, 1969. This is a NASA photo. There's four Sonic Editions Launch of Apollo 11 Print frame sizes to chose from.
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.
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.
The ‘small is beautiful’ philosophy might apply to this little Topo Designs Square Bag. Add a small amount of functionality and carry capacity to your hiking rig or belt. Available in four colour designs.
Some rides love small technical backpacks, other, not so much. If you’re in the first category, the new Kriega TRAIL18 Adventure Backpack may be of interest. Designed as an all-weather adventure touring pack, the TRAIL18 features a QUADLOC-Lite harness system and an air-mesh back panel that gives “all-day riding comfort, even with heavy loads”. There's 11 litres of main carry capacity with a 7 litre zip access compartment, heavy-duty YKK zips, and an external hypalon rubber net and elastic cord setup for additional on-the-trail storage.
Keep fit when on your travels with the new Tangram Factory Smart Rope ROCKIE. A modern, smart take on the good-old-fashion-jumprope. Super portable with a rope length of 2.08 m (6 feet 10 inches). Ball bearings in the handles provide for smooth action. Magnetic sensors track each jump and you can pair the rope with the SmartRope app to record and monitor your exercise. Available in four colour designs.
Promoting wildfire prevention, the Filson Smokey Bear Stoneware Mug is a “kiln-fired mug honoring the icon of the Forest Service”. Makes the perfect camp morning brew even better.
Have portable tunes, almost anywhere with the Sangean Traveller 760 Radio. Featuring a rechargeable battery and automatic station search, there’s also 40 station presets to choose from, a large backlit LCD display screen, and the radio is available in four colour designs.
Some key features include a seam sealed waterproof design, magnetic roll top closure, wide 38mm compression straps, and motorcycle specific tie down anchor points. There’s also an easily accessible “water-tight” front pocket and internal key / accessory leash. The new Velomacchi 25L Speedway Bag will sit nicely on the back of your bike, providing additional luggage, like a small tent and camping gear, for your next long distance trip.
The Rumpl The Stuffable Pillowcase is a great example of adding a level of comfort to your travels with a minimalist approach. Just stuff the pillowcase with a piece of clothing to achieve the desired pillow size for a great sleep or little siesta. Lightweight and packable, with a DWR coating the pillowcase is available in five colour designs.
Designed as a mid-level MX helmet, the new Fox Racing V2 Bnkz Helmet will protect your head with a range of modern safety technologies. These include MVRS (Magnetic Visor Release System), dual density Varizorb EPS liner, Fluid Inside ("designed to help dissipate rotational and linear energy"), and a range of shell sizes to ensure a safe, comfort fit. Available in black and grey colour designs.
Your new travel friend, the Topo Designs Hybrid Hoodie. Designed as a general lightweight travel jacket, the hoodie features a breathable technical fabric construction with DWR-finished nylon ripstop reinforcements to provide a comfortable and hard wearing garment. There’s an internal pocket for your passport, zippered hand warmer pockets for those cold days, and it’s available in grey or black colour designs.
Up your travel lunch game with this handy YETI Daytrip Lunch Box. It keeps your food fresh for hours, in a rather stylish, with a clean aesthetic, food-holding-container. Made from lightweight closed-cell foam, food safe material with a magnetic closure system.
The Alpkit Soloist Tent is for one person. Covers three season hiking. Weighs only 1.2 kg (42 ounces). Good for multi day trips. Easy to pitch with a freestanding structure. Enough room to sit-up inside the tent. And in warm weather conditions, you can pitch the inner part of the tent to enjoy sleeping under the stars free of insect attacks.
Although small in stature, the CRKT Jenny Wren Compact Tomahawk features a three edged head for all kinds of camp cutting duties. “The black-coated SK5 carbon steel head is built with a long, curved head edge for scraping while the main edge is primed to take a bite out of a branch.” Blade length is 65.7 mm (2.6 in), it has a glass-reinforced nylon handle, and a MOLLE-compatible sheath.
The Grivel Haute Route Backpack is designed for back country ski-touring but is versatile enough to be used for most hiking adventures. Mountaineering specific features include a diagonal concealable ski carrier and ice axe holder. A double closure with through zip and buckle is used to secure your gear along with side compression straps. The pack holds 35 litres.
With MotoGP style and technical race track performance, the new SIDI Rex Air Boots have your feet covered. Lots of technology including a perforated Technomicro boot construction, replaceable shin plate, ergonomic foot entry system with a Techno-3 Push Closure System, ankle support brace, side air ventilation, and there’s also replaceable toe sliders.
Protect your eyes and up you fashion game with the 100% Speedcoupe Sport Performance Sunglasses. Key features include a wrap-around frame design with impact resistant, 100% UV protection, and lightweight polycarbonate lenses. The ability to change lenses and a HYDROILO lens treatment that works to repel water, dirt, etc. The glasses comes with a hard protective case, replacement clear lens for night duties, and a microfibre storage and cleaning bag.
Featuring a built-in refillable lighter to start your campfire and an extendable bellows tube to blow your flame, thus increasing available oxygen and removing combustion products, to increase the chances of producing a roaring fire. It’s lightweight, there’s an attachment carry loop ring, and the unit is camp tough. The new Vargo Ultimate Fire Starter - Blaze.
Keep your hiking gear in tip-top shape with the all-in-one Grangers Clothing Care Kit. The kit includes Active Wash to restore your base layers and remove lingering odour, Performance Wash a PFC-free cleaner to remove dirt and eliminate odours while protecting the water-repellency properties of your technical gear, and Performance Repel Plus proofs and restores the DWR finish of your garments.
With a light jacket or overshirt design, the new Speed and Strength Dropout Armored Flannel has a style and technical feature list that will appeal to many riders. Constructed from yarn dyed flannel, this authentic looking outdoors garment has motorcycle crash protection thanks to aramid reinforcements at the shoulders and elbows, along with removable Knox lite CE Protectors. There’s also a YKK main zipper hidden behind snap closures. Available in two colour designs.
Designed for motorcyclists, for a comfort fit under a helmet, providing situational awareness, and most importantly, protecting your hearing. The Earpeace M Motorsport Ear Plugs lower engine and wind noise but still allow you to hear comms or music under your helmet, so are more effective than your standard foam earplugs. The ear plugs come in three sets of high-fidelity acoustic filters and a small aluminium tube carrying case for transport, storage, and protection.
Featuring a large, oversized 51mm diameter case, the new Nixon 51-30 Chrono Watch is more than a bold statement piece. It has a stainless steel construction, a 300m water resistance rating, and is powered by a Miyota Japanese quartz six hand movement with 24 hour and second timer sub-dials. There's a rotating bezel with analog countdown timer. Available in a wide range of colour designs.
A clean, elegant and good size (30 litre) commuter, school, or day travel pack. There's easy access to the large main compartment and its internal padded laptop compartment. On the outside there’s small open side pockets. The bag has a Thermo Mold Carrying System and the hip straps can be removed. The Tatonka City Pack 30 is hydration bladder compatible and available in five colour designs.
Featuring 3K/1K lamination for waterproofing and breathability, the new 100% Hydromatic Parka is a lightweight jacket option for travel or hiking. The garment’s shell is made from a two-way stretch polyester fabric with a 7.6 cm (3inch) drop-tail hem design. There’s also adjustable cuffs and hood, magnet closure pockets, and it’s available in black with low key 100% branding.
Designed for women motorcyclists, the new Schuberth C4 Pro Women Helmet should provide an optimal fit with Schuberth level quality and safety features. Interior fabrics are washable, anti-bacterial, and quick-drying, and cooling air flow is provided by a multi-channel ventilation system. Optical distortion free vision is enhanced with a large anti-fog visor. Available in various colour designs including the fun world map graphic model shown above.
This new camping mattress features an “air and foam combination [that] strikes the perfect balance between comfort, pack size, and weight.” The Klymit Klymaloft Sleeping Pad has a comfort foam top, covered with stretch polyester fabric that’s soft and, importantly, quiet, and an air bed construction with I-beam air chambers. Comes with a patch kit and stuff sack, and weighs only 1089 g (38.5 oz).
With a unique style, the CRKT Minimalist Bowie Gears Knife brings a touch of individual expression to what can be a rather utilitarian camp tool. This knife features a glow in the dark handle and sheath with a 3D printed gear design on its 54 mm (2.13 inch) fixed 8Cr13MoV steel blade. A compact utility knife that weighs just 45.4 g (1.6 oz).
Upgrade your old hiking hydration reservoir with the new MSR Thru-Link InLine Water Filter. The filter has hollow fiber and activated carbon technology, is compatible with any reservoir system, and uses a quick connect two-stage filtration unit that removes “pathogens, particulate & microplastics; activated carbon reduces chemicals, tastes and odours.”
Made from a hard wearing PVC tarpaulin fabric, with sonically welded seams for strength, durability, and waterproofing, the Firstgear Torrent Waterproof Duffel Bag will give you many years of use. The duffel has motorcycle specific features like D-Rings and webbing straps designed for mounting the bag to your bike. And it also makes a good general travel bag.
The latest issue of Meta Magazine Volume 17 is out and it has a range of interesting motorcycle related articles. Have a look on their website to see if there’s something of interest for you. A sample of the magazine’s content includes a story on Ascot Park speedway racing, a profile/story piece on “25-year-old motocross racer and snowboard athlete Kiana Clay”, and designing electric motorcycles.
Filling in forms is part of modern day travel, particularly for international trips. The Zebra F-301 Compact Ballpoint Pen, with a tough stainless steel barrel and expanding design, would make a great travel pen. In its compact form the pen occupies little space, and when expanded to its full length, a 0.7mm black ink ballpoint pen will be most useful as a writing instrument.
The Mountain Hardwear UL 20 Backpack features a clean, lightweight, and technical design. A single centre compression strap over a drawstring top closure. There’s adjustable side bottle pockets and a sternum strap with an emergency whistle. Available in four colour designs.
The new Breitling Superocean Automatic 36 is designed for women with its smaller size 36mm stainless-steel case in a clean, classic divers analogue wristwatch style. Ocean ready thanks to a water resistance rating of 200m, the watch is available in a range of colour dial designs covering white, light blue, or orange, and different strap colours. Its internal watch mechanism is the Breitling 17, self-winding mechanical movement with a power reserve of up to 38 hours.
If you're looking for a smart way to pack, check out the new Flight100 Spacepak Size Set. Includes three different size packing cubes for most travel needs. Available in mid grey or multi-colour designs.
Designed for your next all-weather, long distance ADV ride, the ICON Raiden Jacket. Technical features include a “Supplex 3-layer nylon shell with 10k/10k Waterproof breathability as well as durable Cordura overlays in the impact zones.” There’s also plenty of pockets for storing small items and the jacket has D30 impact crash protectors. For warm weather riding, just removable the insulated liner and open some zipper vents.
Are you looking to replace your tired old travel wallet? Then check out the Secrid Miniwallet Yard Lime. Small in size but feature packed. The aluminium wallet with a microfibre case holds up to six plastic cards, banknotes, and a few business cards with some assorted paper notes. Also available in a variety of different colours.
The new Spyderco Chaparral Sun and Moon Pocketknife has a handle with a “smooth white G-10 scale with a red G-10 inlay and a black G-10 scale with a genuine mother-of-pearl inlay.” And a 71mm (2.8 inch) full-flat ground blade, back lock, and reversible pocket wire clip round out this pocketknife's key features.
Designed to house up to two riders and all their gear, the Lone Rider ADV Tent provides a comfortable mobile home while you overland adventure. Key features include a large internal size to inhabit for a day or two, an easy access two-sided door setup, a colour design suitable for out-of-sight motorcycle camping, and a storage size that fits most motorcycle luggage systems.
Keep your core warm on cold weather rides with the Tourmaster Synergy Pro-Plus 12V Heated Vest. Powered by your motorcycle, the vest has heating elements on the chest, back, and collar. The heating level is controlled by a built-in 3-setting, LED smart soft touch controller located on the upper left chest.
The Wandrd The Prvke Series Backpack is a daypack sized, travel camera backpack. Key features include: A secure passport pocket, quick side access to your camera, removable internal camera cube, expandable roll down top, tote style top handle, and a durable water-resistant tarpaulin and ballistic nylon construction.
For holding your lunch. A borosilicate glass bowl. Size is 450ml (15 fl oz). Includes a sustainably sourced wood fibre base. And has a stainless steel lid. Food safe and BPA free. The new Black+Blum Glass Lunch Pot.
A key feature of the new Alpinestars Tech 7 Enduro Drystar Boots is the inclusion of a waterproof membrane for wet weather protection and breathability. The enduro specific boot also has a “specifically engineered, compound sole to provide Enduro riders superior durability, grip, feel and levels of structural rigidity.” Other features include CE-certification, a microfibre upper construction with a microfibre gaiter to seal out water and dirt, various boot component reinforcements, and a new polymer and aluminium frame closure buckle system.
There’s plenty of good options for off-road hand protection so often aesthetic appearance is the deciding factor. This modern camouflage design might appeal to some. The Thor Rebound Camo Gloves has a perforated clarino palm with 4-way stretch, layered and breathable fabrics on the backhand that features direct inject rubber panels, and silicone printed fingertips for good lever control.
Are you looking for a lightweight hiking shoe, that’s also good for general walking duties when you’re on urban travel adventures? Then check out the Teva Terra-Float Churn Shoes. Key features include an ultralight FloatLite midsole for comfort, a mesh upper that breathes and dries quickly after river crossings or puddle jumping, and an elastic lacing solution to hold the shoe in place.
For your next big adventure, keep track of time with a Breitling Avenger Chronograph 45 Night Mission. Analogue design with a 45mm DLC-coated titanium case, in black with khaki dial, Super-LumiNova coated numerals in a stenciled number font similar to the numbers on the deck of an aircraft carrier, for easy reading. Glove friendly too.
For fans of soft luggage, that travel long distances and ride in all types of weather, check out the Dirtsack Frogman Waterproof Soft Panniers. Featuring a carry capacity of 56 litres, these panniers have a quick-release buckle system for easy mounting and dismounting and come with various securing straps for good fitment to your bike. The bag design includes a welded PVC waterproof rolltop closure with a tough, adjustable link bridge harness that fits most bikes.
For the urban rider wanting a technical motorcycle garment that doesn’t look too technical. The New Alpinestars Newman Overshirt is made from a twill construction, featuring 600 Denier elbow patches and inner abrasion and tear resistance fabric on the shoulder and elbow. Crash protection is provided by low profile Nucleon Flex Plus armour. Other features include a YKK front zipper, snapped shirt collar, two buttoned down chest pockets, and a small Napoleon style waterproof chest pocket.
Featuring a telescoping design, the ZOKU Pocket Straw Bundle includes three charcoal, teal, and berry colour reusable drinking straws. Each straw extends up to 23 cm (9 inches) making it fit-for-purpose from most glass sizes. A case with a loop hole is provided for attachment to a key ring, bag, etc and an included cleaning brush to ensure good hygiene.
A handy, portable travel size battery charging solution for your small gadgets. Just attach the panel to your pack when hiking or set out when camping to charge up the included USB Battery Pack or your gadget via USB connection. The Voltaic Arc 10W Solar Charge Kit has a small water-resistant ETEE coated solar panel and 4,000mAh battery pack.
The ICON MIL-SPEC 2 Vest is your best friend in low visibility conditions. It has a form-fitting, to eliminate wind flap, breathable design, and is made from a four-way stretch poly fabric to be worn over your jacket of choice. Reflective side and back panels provide additional visibility in low-light riding conditions. Available in yellow or orange colour designs.