From CH favorite Specialized comes a rig so light and structurally sound that riders have unassailed confidence in both speed and safety. An 11m carbon fiber frame makes this the ultimate race bike as it affords stiffness and strength along with agility. The newly developed RockShox Brain shock can handle the bumpiest handling and jumps, while also providing a suitable ride off the track.
Available in four cheerful colors, Velocio’s fingerless gloves offer protection along with breathability, thanks to SPF50 mesh lycra fabric. On the inside, a synthetic microsuede (with silicone logo embellishment) offers extra grip. There’s no padding, velcro or extras to add weight to these sleek accessories.
Made from Baltic birch and cork, Fredericks and Mae’s beach tennis set includes everything you need to get your game going: two rackets, a cork ball and a cotton drawstring bag to carry it all. Make up your own rules, or follow the official instructions for the game (aka Kadima, Matkot or Frescoball) whether on the beach, park or backyard.
Seemingly simple at first glance, Slowtide’s Rook towel features a black and white checkered pattern, but at the center, the design shifts and the checks reorient themselves. Best of all, this product is made from material sourced from the Cotton LEADS Program, an initiative dedicated to responsible and sustainable agricultural practices, research and tech.
Crafted from borosilicate glass, this Closca bottle is an eco-friendly water vessel you can wear. Thanks to its secure proprietary “FidLock” system, a silicone wrap exterior can be latched onto a bike, stroller, bag, and more. The BPA-free bottle comes with an infuser for those who want to flavor their water, and also offers dual openings (at the lip and the base) for easy washing. Further, the Closca Water App offers information on closest fill-up stations so users can avoid single-use plastic at all times.
This safe and stylish helmet is also smart: outfitted with Bluetooth speakers for hands-free turn-by-turn nav, phone calls and music; and an LED light on the back to signal braking and turning. Though its primary function is protection, it also features an SOS sensor to detect falls and alert preset contacts. With a leather brim, the helmet has several detachable components for cleaning too.
Created in collaboration with Corkcicle, this Poketo canteen is decorated with a confetti-like pattern that’s both sparse and playful. Using this one is a surefire way to ensure that your bottle won’t get lost amongst the sea of dull options. Plus, this one can keep cold drinks ice-cold for 25 hours and hot ones hot for 12—with a capacity of 12 oz.
Immediately eye-catching, the Run Star Hike is another playful collaboration between Converse and British fashion label JW Anderson. A bold take on the classic Chuck Taylor, these sneakers emphasize certain features from the original. The stacked sole and sawtooth tread are striking additions while hand-drawn typographical marks are subtler.
Released for the first time since 1989, the ZX 4000 silhouette gets a contemporary makeover today, with the addition of an adidas Carbon 4D technology sole. The sneakers have been revamped and are better than ever, while still referencing the key design features that made them timeless. With its colorful Primeknit upper, these sneakers slip seamlessly into the roster of designs the brand has launched recently.
Made from 100% long-fiber merino wool, åäö Sweden’s “The Beanie” is an ultra-warm winter hat that’s bendable, stretchy and luxurious. Outfitted with the brand’s signature square and yellow lines (which emulate hand-stitching), the logo is another example of their eye for detail and their dedication to creating the highest quality product.
Available in three sizes, dubbed Maker (10 oz), Mover (18 oz) and Founder (32 oz), the Purist bottle another well-designed water vessel. But this one features a glass interior that guarantees a clean flavor no matter what’s inside—use it as a growler one night and a water bottle the next morning, with no lingering flavor of beer or kombucha. Plus, the double-wall vacuum insulated interior can also keep liquids cold for 24 hours or hot for 12 hours. Of course, the lid is 100% leakproof.
A collaboration between Vanish and Rumpl, this blanket is composed of soft Sherpa fleece on one side and the outdoor brand’s 30D ripstop fabric on the other. Adorned with an arctic camo print by artist Ben Hucke, this blanket measures out to 50 by 70 inches and weights two pounds when rolled up. The puffy fleece material is ultra-soft, and unlike most of Rumpl’s products, it’s best used indoors.
Released as a collaboration between Smith Optics, The North Face and dually sponsored rider Austin Smith, the I/O MAG snow goggles are a tough and incredibly professional form of eye protection for the slopes. With dual locking attachments, fog-free technology and Smith’s widest frame of view, they really perform. Thanks to the all-black lens and yellow strap, they look the part too.
Le Montréal Français is inspired by the classic French porteur, but with contemporary features including eight-speed gearing, a Shimano chain and a Brooks leather saddle. Versatile, sturdy and ideal for city commutes, this bike combines function with timeless design. Price is in CAD.
This reversible bomber from Lululemon is an adaptable layer that adjusts for each season. Quilted on one side and made with their unique Warpstreme fabric on the other, the jacket is light and comfortable but insulating and warm at the same time. It’s available in three colors—this one is Palm-Deco—and features three secure zippered pockets.
Made in the very same factory that manufactures caps for major league Japanese baseball teams, Poten’s caps are crafted from unexpected fabrics—like this lush velvet iteration. A soft, treated cowhide sweatband complements the 100% rayon velvet body, which comes in three sizes and elevates the entire concept of a baseball cap.