Rainy Days 2016: Gear for Unpredictable Weather

Stay dry through April Showers and beyond with these waterproof products

Whether it’s dropping your phone into a puddle or getting stuck in the rain mid-ride, bad weather woes are universal (albeit trivial). The right gear, however, can change all that. True rain protection extends beyond a jacket or umbrella, and most certainly means keeping all devices safe. If you live in a rainy part of the world, are presently enduring seasonal transitions or just happen …

Columbia Sportswear Reinvents Raincoat Technology

Their proprietary OutDry Extreme technology offers protection and breathability by way of all new surface membranes

Most people are familiar with Columbia Sportswear‘s range of durable, stylish outdoor apparel. Many, however, might not be familiar with the fact that the brand holds more than 220 patents for technologies they’ve developed in just the last six years. Today, they announce their latest development, OutDry Extreme for raincoats, and CH had the opportunity to get hands on with the products during a visit …

Street and Bike-ready Capes from Cleverhood

Technical fabrics and features packed into a highly functional piece of outerwear

Commuting by bicycle doesn’t necessarily mean throwing on spandex or overhauling your wardrobe. In cities with deeply embedded bike commuting cultures like Amsterdam and Copenhagen, riders often incorporate one or two functional clothing items with their day-to-day rotation without compromising their personal style. Inspired by slow-biking culture, Providence, RI-based Cleverhood‘s capes inspire riders to hit the road in any weather. The unisex design fits easily …