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1more Triple Driver In-Ear Headphones ($100)

1more managed to fit three drivers—for highs, mids, and deep bass—into a single earbud, hence the almost impossibly vibrant sound that comes from the Triple Driver In-Ear headphones.

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Taylor GS Mini-e Koa Guitar ($800)

The Taylor GS Mini-e Koa guitar has an 18-inch-long body (small enough to fit in a gear-stuffed trunk), and it delivers deep, rich sound.

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Outdoor Tech Chips 2.0 Bluetooth Helmet Speakers ($130)

Outdoor Tech’s Chips 2.0 Bluetooth Helmet speakers tuck perfectly into audio-compatible ski and snowboard helmets, so you can carve turns without tangled wires.

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Vinyl Me, Please Essentials Gift Membership ($99)

Vinyl Me, Please sends a new record every 30 days as part of its three-month Essentials Gift Membership. And if your giftee isn’t feeling the album of the month, they can swap it for one of 25 back-catalog classics.

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U-Turn Audio Orbit Basic Turntable ($180)

The U-Turn Audio Orbit Basic turntable adapts some key features of high-end models, including a belt-driven platter and an isolated motor for low hum. And it sets up in under 30 seconds.

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Aquaphonics AQ11 Speaker ($300)

We’ve trusted our phones with LifeProof’s durable waterproof cases for years. Its new Aquaphonics AQ11 speaker is built to those same standards, so a spilled beer won’t kill the party.

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Garmin Forerunner 645 Music Watch ($450)

Garmin’s Forerunner 645 Music watch packs the usual performance analytics (stride length, cadence) and training features. But the best thing is its 3.5 gigabytes of storage—enough for 500 songs—so you can leave your phone at home during epic runs.

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From Outside Magazine, December 2018
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Lead Photo: Inga Hendrickson
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