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Club Ride fat jack

Club Ride Fat Jack Pant (Men’s)

$100 from Club Ride

These pants are specifically designed for fat biking and are exactly what you need to keep cycling even when the temperatures drop. We put on the the Fat Jack when we wanted a comfy mid-weight option for chilly rides. Club Ride added smart features like a weather-resistant outer and zippered side leg pockets for snack storage.

Club Ride Trixie Tank Top (Women’s)

$55 $39 from Club Ride 29% off

Though this versatile tank was built for riding, it's one of our favorites for gym workouts. The compression knit jersey fabric is quick-drying, and the two drop-in pockets are perfect for holding your EDC essentials. Plus, the mesh back panel provides extra ventilation for when you work up a sweat.


Kelty Zyp 38 Pack (Women's)

$150 $112 from REI 25% off

Kelty brought back the external frame pack but with a modern twist. The Zyp uses a lightweight steel frame and a suspension system that doesn't suffocate your back. “I found it light and incredibly comfortable despite the water, camera, and food I was carrying,” our gear editor wrote.


Howler Brothers Rounder Vest (Men’s)

$135 $95 from Howler Brothers 29% off

We featured the Rounder in our selection of the best puffy vests. It melds classic western style with modern materials, like a water-resistant, rip-stop outer shell and Primaloft One insulation. Outside contributor Graham Averill wrote: “We like the touch of corduroy on the shoulders and the front snap pockets.”

Saola Cannon Shoes (Women's)

$100 $70 from Saola 30% off

The Cannons are some of our favorite women's sneakers. “Every aspect of this sneaker uses environmentally sustainable materials and construction,” our tester writes, “but it doesn’t look like a 'green' shoe, and that’s the point.” The synthetic upper uses recycled plastic bottles and the soles use Bloom foam made from repurposed algae.