Any bit of random string will probably do, however, the Sea To Summit Lite Line Clothesline is a better solution with additional features. The Clothesline has “two parallel cords with rubber 'beads' that can slide along the cords. Hang the clothesline by wrapping each end around a convenient suspension point, then hooking it in place.” It's 3.5m (12.5 ft) long and comes with a small nylon carry pouch.
Simple and innovative. Something you never thought you’d need. The Matador Toothbrush Cap protects your toothbrush when travelling. The cap slides over the toothbrush, it’s made from a food safe silicone, and safeguards the bristles from damage and contamination. Two caps per pack.
Lightweight at only 1450 g. Available in three sizes. The X-MART inner lining can be removed and is washable. Cheek pads include the X-HIDRO system to attach a tube and mouthpiece from a hydration bladder. Tinted inner sun visor. Aggressive styling. The Nexx X.WED2 Carbon Helmet.
Short range, low speed motorcycles, especially in the moped category, are highly suited to electric powertrains and the current battery technology. The just announced 2022 CAKE Makka is a perfect example of this. Designed as “light and convenient urban shuttles, for short-haul commercial transportation as well as for commuting needs”, the Makka will be available with a variety of add-ons, like camping bags, surfboard rack, carry basket, or child seat, to support different use cases. Top speed of 45km/h (for the flex model) and a range of 25 to 50 km, depending on the model.
A clean, minimalist cylinder design, for hot drinks when you're out and about. The new YETI Rambler 18 Oz Bottle is well insulated and comes with the YETI “360-degree HotShot™ Cap”, so you can sip your drink from any angle.
For 2022, Honda’s middle weight, road centric ADV bike gets an array of performance improvements with a big focus on suspension and braking. Up front there’s new “Showa 41mm Separate Function Fork Big Piston (SFF-BP) USD forks” along with dual disc front brakes and radial-mount calipers. The 2022 Honda CB500X also gets a redesigned front wheel, lighter radiator, better headlight LEDs, and repositioned front indicator lights. And new fuel injection settings “improve engine character”.
Featuring a zip top closure with YKK aqua guard water repellent zippers, the new Wolfman Luggage Zip-R Bags WP provide easy access to your gear while keeping water out. The bag’s material uses “Radio Frequency Welding (RF Welding) technology and custom 840d TPU fabric”. And side straps, buckles, and top tie down straps secure your luggage.
The latest model has an array of improvements including Euro5 compliance thanks to a new 2-into-1 exhaust system, that features a high mount silencer, and new high compression pistons. For stopping, the 2022 Ural Gear Up has a new rear brake system with a two-piston Brembo caliper and the mechanical parking brake has a standalone caliper. There’s also a new forged aluminum front swing arm, new centre stand, and "updated intake manifolds with barbed vacuum ports".
For 2022, Honda have updated their litre ADV bike with luggage carry and rider improvements. The rear mount carrier is now standard and the bike “now features refined Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) settings for even smoother handling in 1st and second gears”. The 2022 Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin also features a graphics logo update.
Featuring “off-the-bike, all-day walking comfort”, the new Alpinestars Honda CR-X Drystar Riding Shoes work well on and off your motorcycle. A waterproof and breathable membrane provides for all-weather use. And there’s TPU ankle discs for additional ankle crash protection.
The Acerbis Jet Aria Helmet is an open face jet design. There's a removable sun visor with an adjustable and removable upper visor. A micrometric strap with quick release. Overall, the helmet has a modern urban feel with an angular, slightly aggressive aesthetic.
A handy multi tool for camping and, also, surviving a zombie apocalypse. A full tang hatchet design with four hex sockets in the axe head. Other features include a hammer head, pry bar, and nail claw. And there’s a glass breaker, seat belt cutter, and 120 decibel whistle too. The Survival Frog Zombinator Survival Hatchet.
Laser engraved on a flat grey windproof lighter with a fun retro robot design. The Zippo Robot Design Lighter is waterproof, all metal, and features Zippo's windproof lighter mechanism.
A lightweight, 3-season shelter for one. Packs small thanks to an inflatable ‘air pole’ that means no need to pack long, aluminium poles so great for bike and motorcycle touring. The Alpkit Aeronaut 1 also has side-entry doors and three internal pockets to store stuff.
Lightweight and technical. Double-layer water-repellent nylon Mesh fabric. Front zip with double slider. Jersey style bottom with snap button close. Elbow and shoulder protectors included. Unique, non-motorcycle garment aesthetic. The Blauer Thor Air Jacket.
You have a sore tooth and you're on a mountain track in the middle of nowhere. Good thing you planned ahead and brought along the My Medic Dental Medic Kit. Supplies include basics like floss, tooth picks, and cotton, and more advanced components such as an oral anesthetic, temporary cavity filling mixture, and dental wax.
If you like to carry your gear on your back when riding, the First Gear Torrent Waterproof 20L Backpack has you covered with a small commuter size, day pack capacity bag. Shoulder straps have an air-mesh padding and there’s also air-mesh back pads for comfort.
You’ve had an idea or remembered something important, and you’re out and about, the Rite In The Rain Index Card Wallet Kit has you covered. Designed to hold index cards for your notes. The weather resistant wallet is an on-the-go writing surface to hold and access your index cards, and an all-weather pen is also included.
Waterproof and breathable with a solto-TEX membrane, the IXS Tour Boot Light-ST protects your feet from the elements. A soft accordion stretch instep and heel area provide for flexible movement and a three step-less adjustable Velcro closure system secures the boot. And there’s plastic inlays on the ankle and shin for additional crash protection.
Entering the middleweight, dirt capable adventure market, the 2022 Aprilia Tuareg 660 brings Aprilia style and some impressive technology. The bike has an “APRC system complete with traction control, cruise control, engine map and engine brake”, four riding modes, and ABS that can be deactivated. Other features include a tubular steel frame and an 80 HP parallel twin engine. Dry weight is 187 kg.
The Mechanix Wear X 100% Original Gloves provide workshop level hand protection. A collaboration between the two brands, the Wear X has ultra-grip, high abrasion resistant material on the finger tips, along with 60% more coverage on the high wear areas, and a “form-fitting stretch Spandex and a durable microfiber palm“.
Featuring a waterproof and breathable Drystar membrane, in a sport rider design, the new Alpinestars Headlands Drystar Jacket provides aesthetically clean and minimal yet functional upper body protection. There’s multi-panel, multi-material construction with a 600D polyfabric main shell. And for warm weather riding you can simply remove the thermal liner.
Featuring a Vibram Megagrip sole, open-cell PU foam footbed that’s 95% breathable, and a 200 denier ripstop nylon and microfiber synthetic suede lining body. The new Triple Aught Design Ghostwing TRS Mid-Top Shoes drawn on jungle boot design to produce a modern technical hiking / general outdoors shoe.
Colourful, functional, and made to carry enough gear for a day trip, especially if the trip involves rivers, lakes, or the sea. Special features include mesh sides to store "swim trunks, towels or UNEEKs to dry in transit”, a cinch top closure with top and side compression straps, and two large front zippered pockets. The Topo Designs X Keen River Backpack Tote.
Featuring an analogue compass and thermometer, the tiny Brunton Tag-Along 9045 Chill Eco Compass is a handy, go-anywhere hiking instrument. Easily attached to your bag or even your car keys, the compass weighs only 16g (0.55 oz) and is made from recycled and reclaimed acrylic.
If you’re prone to cutting yourself the My Medic MedPacks microMend Cut Kit might be a good investment. microMend uses “Microstaple technology to anchor the device safely to the skin and protect the incision site afterward. A fast and easy way to treat cuts that require wound closure.” The kit comes with two microMend bandages, gauze pads, and a BZK antiseptic towelette.
The Salewa Litetrek II Camou Tent has a double wall construction with a semi-geodesic design. It’s self-supporting and easy to pitch. Made for lightweight trekking in alpine terrain. There’s a tear-resistant 50D ripstop polyester camouflage flysheet. And there's enough room for two plus gear.
Designed as a lightweight, frame mount pannier solution, the Enduristan Monsoon Evo Bag provides up to 34 litres of luggage carry capacity. Other features include a water, dust, mud, and snow proof 3-layer fabric design, a high visibility red lining, mounting designed for industry standard 18mm diameter racks, four compression straps, and extra cargo loops for attaching additional gear.
Comfort, ventilation, and protection. New technology. A glove with a microfibre palm and a knitted back. The “knitted panel has the big advantage to be very breathable, shape filling, with high crease resistance.” The new Spidi X-Knit Glove.
Casual, urban styling, and a motorcycle technical construction. The new ICON Airform Jacket doesn’t look like your typical motorcycle jacket. It features a hood and a clean, relaxed-fit design. Technical features include a “420D polyester chassis with internal reinforcements”, back, shoulder, and elbow D3O impact protectors, and a centre AirFly mesh vent.
Limited to 2000 pieces, the Breitling Avenger Automatic GMT 45 Wristwatch offers a traditional analogue watch in a 45mm DLC-coated titanium case and a green dial with an additional yellow hand for a second time zone. Drawing on military wristwatch functionality, the Avenger Automatic has a rugged bezel and special grip-pattern on the crown that affords easy use when wearing gloves.
Designed for touring cyclists, the Nemo Equipment Dragonfly Bikepack Tent meets the need for a two person, lightweight, three season functional mobile shelter. Key features include poles with shortened segments to ensure packed size is small, a roll-top stuff sack small enough to mount the tent package on your bike, and a vestibule with adequate space for dry storage of your kit.
Compact, foldable, portable, and height adjustable thanks to a Hi-Low-Za System. Hi is for normal chair seating position, low for mid height seating, and Za (referring to Japanese Zataku low height table) for sitting on the ground. Easy to adjust with an aluminium alloy frame that provides strength and rigidity. The Montbell Multi Folding Table.
The iconic monkey bike has received a bunch of performance upgrades focusing on the engine and gearbox. Now EURO5 compliant, the 2022 Honda Monkey 125 has the MSX Grom engine with an array of modifications to the air intake, airbox, and exhaust / muffler. A new wide ratio 5-speed gearbox replaces the old 4-speed model. And there’s suspension refinements where the rear shocks feature a two-stage spring setup and revised damper rubbers.
The 2021 CAKE Kalk AP electric motorcycle is a modified version of their standard model designed for African anti-poaching tasks. This is a limited edition model of 50 bikes featuring drivetrain and suspension modifications to reduce maintenance and align performance with the type of riding needed in anti-poaching activities. Sold as a combo where the purchaser gets one Kalk AP and a twin bike is supplied, along with a solar power station and solar panels, to the Southern African Wildlife College.
The new Kids ‘Two’ enduro model is designed for the next generation of MX and dirtbike riders. Made for 6 to 9 year old children and powered by electrons, the 2022 Torrot Motocross Two features a new, removable LiMnCo lithium battery with a programmable power range from 600W to 1500W. An iOS or Android app provides parental control to limit, configure, and disconnect / stop the motorcycle. Max speed is 40 km/hr (25 mph) and the bike weighs 32 kg (70.5 LBS).
Designed as an urban, street riding, 3-season glove that’s waterproof yet lightweight and built to protect your hands. There’s a Hipora waterproof interior insert and an abrasion-resistant polyester ripstop exterior. Extra crash protection is provided by “a rigid knuckle plate and internal D3O knuckle insert to provide functional backhand coverage”. The ICON Stormhawk Gloves.
A camp essential. Portable and light. Does not need batteries. Designed to ignite tinder for a fire or start a gas stove. Works at altitude and in cold weather. The UCO Gear Titan Fire Striker - Ferro Rod.
The GIVI ST611 Tanklock Tank Bag has an array of useful features including a rain cover, tanklock fitting for security, and neoprene pocket that fits a cellphone. The bag has a 6L capacity with a thermoformed EVA coated 900DDD polyester and PU construction. Plus there’s a carry handle and shoulder strap.
Updated this year, the new 2022 Honda CRF450RX features frame and rideability enhancements. The “new (2kg lighter) frame and swingarm’s rigidity balance were combined with a tighter chassis geometry and heightened ground clearance to target peak cornering performance”. And a new hydraulic clutch and ECU update improve ride performance and ergonomics.
A modular luggage system often works well for motorcycle touring and the saddlebag configuration is a proven setup. Throw in waterproof performance and you have the DRYSPEC D78 Modular Dry Bag System. Universal slip-lock and quick-release mounting straps ensure the bags stay in place and are easily removed for off-bike transport. Provides 58L of carry capacity and is available in three colour designs of black, orange, or grey.
Many hikers prefer trail running style shoes to hiking boots. The new Salewa Ultra Train 3 Shoe is designed as a lightweight shoe for “speed hiking”, has an outsole made for varied terrain, including rock and wet and slippery surfaces. And works well in urban settings too.
The new 100% Rideley Sunglasses sport a slight retro look in a square frame design. Key features include a lightweight TR90 frame with rubber nose mount and temple tips to ensure a good fit. Available with “contrast-defining HiPER lens and PEAKPOLAR lens.” And there's a microfibre bag to hold and clean your new glasses.
Lightweight and functional, with a DWR coating for weather protection, and a three piece hood design. An array of pockets with d-ring and media pass through ports. Bicep and forearm pockets. All YKK zippers. The Triple Aught Design Ranger Hoodie.
Featuring a flip-up chin bar design and dirt bike style removable peak, the new Scorpion EXO-AT950 Ellwood Helmet looks like a good option for the adventure rider. Vents have been placed to effectively remove hot air for warm weather riding. An optically-clear shield with an anti-scratch hardened coating and fog-free technology provides for optimal rider vision. And the helmet's liner is removable and washable.
Arguably the most versatile travel bag around. A staple in the military. Lightweight and tough with a generous carry capacity. The Outdoor Research CarryOut Duffel Bag also features an interior expandable pocket designed to segment, for example, dirty clothes or shoes from your clean kit. There’s detachable shoulder straps and tow handles for bag transport.
Camp blankets rule. Great for car camping or a picnic in the park. The Kelty Cordavan Blanket is a CloudLoft-filled blanket that has a “durable poly-cotton canvas and corduroy on top, and soft plush fabric underneath.” A roll-up design affords easy storage and transport. Sized to be comfortable for two people.
The Tissot T-Touch Connect Solar Wristwatch is a synergy of analogue and digital technology. Featuring a Swiss connected quartz solar tactile movement, ceramic bezel with luminescent markings, a black PVD coated antimagnetic titanium case, and tactile scratch-resistant sapphire crystal. It's solar powered. And Tissot ’s tactile technology affords easy access to compass, altimeter, weather, alarm, and chronograph functionality.
If you like bold branding and want a tough, double-wall vacuum insulated drinking vessel, the SUBTECH thermos Bottle could be an option. Key features include an internal ceramic coating, a large quick twist lid, and a full width opening, wide mouth on a cylinder design. Holds 600 ml (20.2 fl oz) and weighs 328 g (11.57 oz).
Featuring a wide viewport, three layer face foam, and tear-off lens functionality, the Fox Main Illmatik Goggle has your eyes protected. It’s Variable Lens System (VLS) design lets the rider change between standard or injection moulded lens. The head strap is non-slip and a microfibre goggle bag is included.
The CRKT Berserker Axe features a traditional Viking / Danish design with a modern 1055 carbon steel head. It has a “utilitarian bearded edge built for taking a big bite out of a sapling” and also functions as a general purpose camp axe.
The new Troy Lee Designs Gambit Glove is packed with performance and hand protection features. There’s a compression moulded cuff and velcro closure system. A dual-layer palm construction provides comfort and control. And D3O protection on the knuckles. Available in four colour designs.
Agressive styling. Thermo-poly alloy shell. Single action removable chin bar. Direct course ventilation system. Removable and washable moisture wicking liner. The new Speed and Strength Tough As Nails Helmet.
Protect your motorcycle helmet from bumps and scratches, and for easy transport, with the Alpha Industries Exclusive NASA Helmet Bag. Design follows a fighter pilot helmet bag with a top carry handle, two exterior pockets, interior pockets, and a removable messenger shoulder strap. And there’s removable NASA patches.
After a long day hiking everyone deserves a little comfort at camp. Weighing only 79g (2.6 oz), the Klymit V Seat packs small but provides big levels of sitting comfort. And it works just as well at home on a bench or hard chair or when travelling, say on a long flight.
Made to find gold, from small size fragments to large 'big dollar' nuggets. Featuring GeoSense-PI technology to quickly and precisely analyse gold signals and “automatic ground balance [that] continuously adapts to changing soil conditions.” The new Minelab GPX6000 Metal Detector weighs only 2.1kg (4.6 lb), has carbon fibre shafts, a rechargeable 5833 mAh Lithium-Ion battery, and there’s a selection of coils to suit your needs.
With more protection and functionality than your typical MX jersey, the Rev’it Jersey Sierra is designed to look after its wearer. The jersey’s material provides for good ventilation and abrasion resistance thanks to being “constructed with the strong PWR|Mesh fabric”. Other features include thumb loops on the cuffs to hold sleeves in place and a napoleon chest pocket with a goggle wiper. Available in burgundy red or black.
A self-supporting hooped design with mesh ventilation makes the Alpkit Elan Bivvy Bag a great lightweight, solo shelter option. Compact in size when packed up for transport. A mesh panel helps maintain air flow. The head canopy can be shut for full weather protection. And a zipped side entry affords easy in and out access.
A low profile design that’s flexible, breathable, and provides chest and back protection. With AirFlex D3O back and chest plates. And there’s adjustable straps to ensure a snug fit along with stretchable mesh fabrics. The Scott Softcon Air Body Armor.
The new Nelson Rigg Trails End Large Tool Roll is a good option for the long distance touring motorcyclist. Neatly holds a range of bike tools and spare parts, thanks to two rows of pockets along with a zipper mesh pocket for smaller items, and there's a Hi-Viz fabric liner that makes finding your tools in low light easy.
Upgraded for 2021, the Outdoor Research ActiveIce Chroma Full Sun Gloves "dynamically adjusts to your body’s temperature to cool you faster”. Plus there’s UPF 50+ sun protection, an additional cuff closure for the perfect fit with a perforated synthetic suede palm, and it's available in two colour designs.
Pot capacity 1000 ml (33.8 oz) with a translucent plastic lid. Stove has a needle valve system and a four pot support structure. Mesh storage bag. The SOTO New River pot + Amicus With Lighter.
Featuring a waterproof shell in a GORE-TEX laminate construction, the Dane Ikast Jacket has appropriate levels of adventuring touring weather protection. Climate control is achieved through a removable thermal inner jacket and ventilation through zippers. And crash protection via elbow and shoulder SAS-TEC body armour protectors.
Protect and holds money. Big enough to hold 6-8 credit size cards and one or two dollar bills. Made from recycled sailcloth fabric. Would suit a minimalist and, really, most others. The Flowfold Recycled Sailcloth Minimalist Card Holder Wallet.
If you want a little quirky fun and like the Despicable Me movies, then the new HJC Rpha 11 Otto Minions Helmet might be for you. Race track level performance and protection. Constructed using Integrated Matrix (P.I.M Plus) shell composition. Available in minions yellow.
If you like to ride with a backpack the new Kriega Max28 Expandable Backpack might be of interest. It utilises Kriega’s Quadloc-Lite harness system and has a zip out feature to expand the bag capacity from 22 to 28 litres. There’s also a waterproof roll-top 15 inch laptop pocket, a document sleeve, and four internal zip pockets.
Designed as a small travel towel, but good for camping or as a small beach or sports towel. Compressed for easy transport and storage. Towels absorb more than 9.5 times their weight. Made from a bio-based fabric of plants and wood. The Lightload Towels Camp Towels Hand Size 2 Pack.
Featuring a two-for-one style, the Scorpion Morpheus Reversible Jacket gives the rider aesthetic options depending on how they feel. Protection options include “internally reinforced with abrasion resistant 600D polyester at the shoulders, elbows and back”, Sas-tec CE Level 1 Flex armour at the elbows, and shoulder and back pockets to accept pads. The jacket is water resistant. And there’s a YKK front zipper closure and a snap down flap.
Add a little artistic flair to your basic hiking kit with the Outdoor Research PackOut Graphic Stuff Sack. Featuring a hand drawn trail map, the 15 litre stuff sack is made from a water resistant, durable, and lightweight nylon fabric.
One for the Swiss Army Knife fan. Featuring four tools (a blade, scissors, nail file, and 2.5mm screwdriver) housed within tiger orange Swiss made aluminium scales, the Victorinox Classic Alox Pocketknife is both a function camp knife and a collectors item. It weighs 16.5g and length is 58mm.
Utilising a single trekking pole for structure and featuring a “squared off peak which gives you more headroom without needing a tall trekking pole”, the Zpacks Plexamid Tent is a uniquely functional lightweight, solo shelter. Two storm doors can be opened or closed independently to provide ventilation, wind protection, or as a window to the landscape.
Although designed as a metal shot glass, the TOAKS Titanium Shot Glasses have a range of use cases for the hiker. With a capacity of 30ml (1 fl oz) and weighs just 10g (0.35oz). There’s no metallic taste or smell. Comes in a two or four pack with an orange pouch.
Curved blade design. Sandvik 12C27 blade steel. A IKBS ball bearing pivot. Resin infused fibre handle. Low profile pocket clip. With style and function, the CRKT Ritual Pocket Knife.
The My Medic Moto Medic Stormproof First Aid Kit is designed for motorcycle riders. Along with a selection of bandages, gauze pads, and supplies like burnshield gel, the kit also includes a light stick, a tourniquet for serious bleeding, and EMT shears capable of cutting through motorcycle boots and rider protective clothing. All packed into a tough all-weather bag.
Take a reusable bamboo spoon on your next hiking trip. It’s eco-friendly and works just as well as a plastic or metal spoon. Certified organic and bio based. The Bambu Long Handle Bamboo Spoon is 24 cm (9.5 in) in length, “finished with a natural food-grade, certified organic oil derived from the flaxseed”, and is naturally anti-microbial.
A synthetic, quilt-sleeping bag that features a full-length zipper and shock cord foot-box providing the option of either a traditional sleeping bag or quilt style. The design includes no sewn-through seams to remove cold spots and the use of a lightweight nylon fabric with a DWR finish. Available in a range of sizes and fabric colour options. The Enlightened Equipment Convert APEX Sleeping Bag.
Good for car camping, the compact and portable Anker PowerHouse II 400 is a versatile battery solution for your gadget power needs. The unit features a 108,000 mAh battery, is “60W USB-C port equipped with our exclusive PowerIQ 3.0 technology”, and has an array for ports to cover most charging requirements. And there’s a LED display showing remaining battery level, input and output current, and the estimated time to recharge the battery.
The new Fox Racing Legion Jacket is made with a 850D polyester main body Cordura Ripstop fabric, features high abrasion zones, and has TruMotion zonal stretch panels for comfort and protection. Easily convert the jacket into a vest as the weather warms up along with opening its main body zipper vents. For added crash protection, there’s internal pockets to accept D3O elbow pads.
Take a cleaver blade knife out of the kitchen and into the field with the new Gerber Flatiron Micarta Pocket Knife. A utility knife featuring a 9 cm (3.6 inch) D2 steel blade, a handle with textured micarta, and a frame lock design.
Pack the small and portable Exotac ripSPOOL Field Repair Kit along for your next hiking trip. Key supplies include a generous 18 metres (60 feet) of synthetic braided line, 127 cm (50 in.) of heavy duty repair tape, a #16 sail class needle, and firecord lanyard to be used as tinder to start a fire.
With its two-in-one design, the Schrade Shovel Saw Combo covers dual duties at the camp site. Features include a 3CR13 steel saw blade and black oxide shovel, lightweight design with glass fibre nylon handle, and a carry sheath.
Carbon fibre telescopic pole design. Lightweight and sturdy. There’s two. Cork grips are ergonomic. Comes with “snow and mud baskets, as well as rubber tips for city trekking”. The CNOC Cork Trekking Poles.
The new Givi GRT720 Canyon Side Bags provide off-road riders with a 50 litre luggage solution. Key features include a waterproof roll down top closure system, adjustable straps and clamp closures for securing your gear, and a security lock and Monokey fitting system.
A great alternative for hiking-eating-utensils, the new Snow Peak Anodized Titanium Chopsticks are lightweight, functional, and available in three colours. With a titanium alloy construction these Chopsticks have strength and rigidity, and add only 22 g (0.77 oz) to your hiking kit.
A packable jacket for wet or cold weather protection makes sense if you ride far from home in variable weather conditions. Lightweight, waterproof, and breathable, the Ride 509 Barren Stowable Jacket has most of your ‘changeable weather outcomes’ covered. Stuff the jacket away into its own pocket, and when you’re off bike, there’s a hood to protect your head.
An all-in-one camping solution for your breakfast, lunch, and dinner food consumption needs. There’s a plate, bowl, collapsible camp cup, switch spork, so just add food and drink as required. The new UCO Gear 6 Piece Mess Kit components are microwave and dishwasher safe, are free of BPA and phthalate. Available in three colour designs.
If you like to use a backpack to carry gear on your motorcycle, checkout the Kuryakyn Torke 25L Dry Backpack. At 25 litres it’s a good size, is waterproof thanks to a welded double-coated TPU design, and has a stowable shoulder straps system with a storage sleeve and tie-down points so the bag can be bike mounted too.
Add a little boat to your adventure kit. Good for crossing small lakes, little seas, and riding not so rough rivers. Made for one plus your pack. Weighs 1270g (44 oz). And the pump converts into a storage bag. The Klymit LiteWater Dinghy.
Based on the British Military clasp knife, the Ashley Watson Blakeney Knife is an updated, modern version with the same simple but effective functionality. Featuring a “60mm stainless steel sheepsfoot blade and spring mechanism" between solid brass scales with a loop shackle at one end, the pocketknife is designed to meet NATO specification.
The new FiiO Q3 THX Balanced DAC/Amplifier gives you the choice of three headphone outputs types (2.5, 3.5, and 4.4mm jacks) and a low distortion but powerful THX AAA amplifier in a sleek aluminium case. Other features of this headphone and portable desktop DAC/Amplifier include an analog volume potentiometer, a RGB sampling rate indicator light, and a 1800mAH battery with 10 plus hours of playtime.
Maybe not an essential hiking kit item, however, the Macpac Great Walks Bandana is a handy item to have on the trail plus it shows your hiking credentials. The bandana is made from a cotton fabric and is illustrated with New Zealand’s great walks.
For the hardcore outdoor adventurer who wants a modern, waterproof flint and lighter fuel field lighter. The Exotac TitanLIGHT has an easy spark flint wheel and o-ring sealed lighter fuel tank made from aircraft grade aluminium. The starter flint is easily replaced. Available in four colour designs.
The 509 Sinister MX6 Fusion Goggle features HCS (High Contrast Spectrum) technology lens and Fuzion lens technology. That’s “industry-first Fuzion lens technology that fuses Super Anti-Fog inner and outer lenses into one optically precise construction”. And there’s also a 45mm strap with silicone for extra grip, tear off posts, and a removable nose piece. Available in four colour designs.
Made from a thin, summer and spring weight, polyester stretch microfibre fabric. Seamless construction for a ‘silky’ comfort fit over your face and neck. Map style contour graphic with red track line highlights. The Alpinestars Contours Necktube.
The new EcoFlow RIVER Pro Portable Power Station has most of your camping power supply needs covered. There’s 3 600W AC outlets and the capacity to charge up to ten gadgets at a time. The Lithium-ion battery is rated at 720Wh and comes with X-Stream fast charging technology. Two 110W solar panels can charge the unit in 4.5 to 9 hours. And it weighs only 7.2 kg (15.9 lbs).
For the urban bike commuter, beginner rider, or someone that wants a little modern street bike, the 2021 Husqvarna Svartpilen 125 would be a good option. Key features include a 125 cc liquid cooled, single-cylinder 4-stroke fuel injected engine with twin overhead camshafts that drives through a 6-speed close ratio gearbox. Frame is a steel trellis design. And the overall design aesthetic is rather minimal, but it has an aggressive look thanks to a dark colour palette.
Made from a plant based material, the “leaf leather” covered Tree Tribe Nature Journal has a hand crafted notebook cover using sustainably harvested Teak leaves. The notepad has 100 A6 size pages and is replaceable.
A mobile music making gadget. Pocket size. This special edition Pocket Operator has “16 Mega Man soundtracks based on the original Mega Man video game by Capcom”. The new Teenage Engineering PO-128 Mega Man features 8-bit synthesiser engines and a 3 track sequencer with parameter locks, glide control, and punch-in effects.
In a little bit of a surprise announcement, Kawasaki have updated their much loved middle weight dual sport. The 2022 Kawasaki KLR650 now sports a new electronic fuel injection system replacing its old-school carburettor. Engine updates including refinements to intake and exhaust cams and an improved cam chain guide, and there’s new disc brakes with a “dual purpose ABS” system, and a new digital instrumental display. Three sub-models are available with features like different colour designs, luggage cases, frame protection, and lights.
With an old fashion pocket watch aesthetic, the Brunton Gentleman’s Teton Topo Pocket Compass takes a traditional watch design and merges it with an analogue compass to produce a handy pocket compass. Key features include a milled aluminium body with a black anodised finish, swivel-style lid opening, where the lid has a signalling mirror, and a lift arm that stops needle movement.