The Great Escape

Unloading Dock

Jun 1, 2004
Outside Magazine
Road Trip Gear Review

UNLOADING DOCK »/b (A) SERENGETI's LASSEN TITANIUM DRIVERS GRADIENT shades are optimum for the road, with glass lenses, an amber tint that's darker up top to block glare, and featherweight titanium frames. ($180; 888-838-1449, So you packed your ride full but your swag still runneth over? Time to install a (B) THULE TERRAPIN. Think of this 13-cubic-foot trunk, which mounts to your trailer hitch, as a fanny pack for your ride. ($499; 800-238-2388, (C) ORTLIEB's BIG-ZIP DUFFEl ($165), a waterproof, full-zip, 8,543-cubic-inch carryall, and its modest cousin, the 3,051-cube (D) TRAVEL-ZIP ($150), are the road warrior's storage lockers. When there's no room inside the car, lash them to the roof—they'll survive thunderstorms and blizzards. (800-649-1763, PILOTI makes its (E) MULHOLLAND SHOES specifically for aggressive driving. Their spherical heels roll smoothly between pedals. ($75; 805-494-0756, Plug the eight-foot power cord to (F) IGLOO's KOOL MATE 40 into a car's AC outlet and—voilà—40 quarts of refrigeration for all your moveable feasts. ($129; 800-364-5566,

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