Tenstile is the de facto king of the three-legged hammock empire. With sufficient house to sleep a household of 4, the brand new Stingray Lite ($599) is the model’s easiest and most reasonably priced mannequin up to now.
In essence, the Lite is only a pared-down model of Tenstile’s standard Stingray. Although it lacks some options and luxuries, the Lite gives simply as a lot house and capability as its dearer predecessor.
Like most of Tenstile’s suspended shelters, the Stingray Lite requires three anchor factors — sometimes timber — to realize supreme suspension. It comes with a sturdy material ground, built-in insect mesh, and a detachable rainfly. For an additional $65, the model’s floor conversion equipment permits the Stingray Lite to perform as a standard floor tent.
In cycling-friendly cities like Portland and Minneapolis, the Thousand Heritage helmet is a cult favourite. With its distinctive, good-looking form, full-coverage dome, and high-quality straps and buckles, the Hertiage is a rarity — cyclists really get pleasure from carrying it.
Now, eight years into its existence, Thousand drops the second era of the Heritage. Based on the model, the brand new model is the direct results of buyer suggestions. The Thousand 2.0 ($99) has an upgraded match system that enables for extra customization and may present a “extra inclusive match.”
The model defined:
Producers predominantly mannequin helmets for these of European descent, leading to a extra oval head form in circumference, which might depart people of Asian descent with ill-fitting helmet choices. Thousand’s Heritage 2.0 boasts a hybrid headform — between Asian and European head shapes.
I’ve biked many miles within the OG Heritage, and my major complaints boil right down to restricted air flow and pressure-point-related discomfort. Each of those points are allegedly resolved within the Heritage 2.0. Plus, it sports activities a brand new built-in magnetic taillight for improved visibility.
cyclists can enroll now to be notified as quickly because the Heritage 2.0 is offered.
Titanium has the best strength-to-weight ratio of all recognized metals. With all of the structural integrity of metal, titanium’s distinctive properties shine brightest when channeled into automotive tenting utensils. Snow Peak is thought for its top-shelf titanium campware. It lasts a very long time, weighs little or no, and possesses a rugged, utilitarian vibe that matches proper in on the campground.
Now, the Japanese model doubles down with a brand new all-titanium doubled-walled mug ($50). These low-profile mugs are lastly stackable, and — as their title suggests — boast extremely insulated doubled-walled building. The one draw back? They’ll’t be used over warmth for cooking and run at a reasonably steep 50 bucks per mug.
A constantly glorious model, Fenix is answerable for our favourite flashlight of all time. New for 2023, the E03R V2.0 ($41) is a contact keychain gentle boasting a blinding most brightness of 500 lumens (equal to 42 candles) all in a one-ounce package deal.
As normal for Fenix, the E03R is wrapped in an all-metal dustproof casing. It’s rechargeable by way of USB-C, and all seven gentle modes can be found by way of a single on/off swap. From an ornamental pulse setting to a flashing pink, this teeny torch has limitless potential functions.
This week, Oakley unloads an enormous batch of contemporary biking gear. From footwear to helmets, the gathering contains nearly all the pieces a street bike owner wants — apart from an precise bike.
The keynote product in Oakley’s newest drop is the Encoder Strike sun shades ($255), with a glossy, wraparound body form and vented lenses. Based on the model, the Encoder Stike suits finest on medium-to-large faces. The outsized match is intentional — it’s a windshield on your face.
Outfitted with the model’s detail-enhancing Prizm lens tech, these shades are made for prime speeds. They definitely look the half.
Japan’s plentiful freshwater streams teem with pink-tinged amago and yamame trout. In consequence, many world-renowned rod-makers dwell within the island nation.
Tenkara USA specializes within the instruments of tenkara fishing — an historic type of rod angling historically practiced in Japan. The Yari ($345) is the model’s first Japanese-made tenkara-style rod. The Yari is a nod to long-gone generations of fishers, and it’s the proper instrument for partaking alpine trout runs. It really works finest when combines with light-weight strains and flies.
Totally prolonged, the Yari is 11’10” lengthy and weighs 2.3 ounces.
Skullcandy launched a collaboration with Burton this yr, and the flagship product is the made-for-the-slopes Crusher Evo ($210, above proper). The wi-fi headphones supply huge sound with a slide-to-adjust bass button on the facet. They’ve eye-popping colour motifs and a decent however snug match that may match over a beanie for chairlift tunes.
Skullcandy labored with Olympic gold medalist Anna Gasser on the product launch. When not in use, the ‘muffs fold flat for transport in a jacket pocket or the included soft-sided pouch.
A stealthier Skullcandy x Burton possibility, the Push Lively True Wi-fi Earbuds ($90, above left) are made for sporty outside pursuits. The sweat- and water resistant wi-fi buds match securely and provides 44 hours of battery life. Easy contact and hands-free (voice management) options allow you to skip songs and modify the amount whereas on the transfer.
The revamped 2023 Aero Glide ($160) is a premium shoe constructed for runners racking up miles on asphalt and paved metropolis paths. Salomon touts max cushioning and “huge power return” from the foam-forward street footwear.
The higher is a lightweight mesh materials with a thicker tongue, and the corporate’s “reverse camber” midsole has a curved form to advertise a smoother stride. Bonus: The Aero Glides are light-weight for a big shoe, at simply over 9 ounces for males’s dimension 9.
Clothes model Mott & Bow believes sweatpants get a nasty rep for being “too informal.” Its Hooper pants ($99) experience a hybrid line with a trimmer minimize and tapered legs for a less-baggy feel and appear.
A thick cotton material offers substantial consolation, and a stout waistband retains the pants in place. We examined the Hooper this month and may attest they’re superior sweatpants with a glance that’s stealthy sufficient that we didn’t really feel silly carrying them round city.