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Let It Rain
Epic jacket, $125
Overpacking won’t be an issue with the ultralight Epic rain jacket. An extra feature from the engineers: Silk protein in the waterproof coating prevents it from sticking to your skin like other rain gear does.
101 wrist GPS, $139
Stay on track with the lightweight, waterproof Foretrex. It’s accurate to within three meters and stores up to 500 waypoints and 20 reversible routes.
Shades of Play
Chicane Optics sunglasses, $140
Protect your eyes from ever-changing light conditions with Chicane Optics sunglasses. The large frame provides ample coverage and slides easily underneath a bike helmet, while side vents ward off lens fogging.
NightRay headlamp, $40
Light up the night with the ultra bright and compact LED NightRay. It comes with a center lens that projects a hearty beam, plus four bonus bulbs. Don’t forget to pack extra AAA batteries.
Women’s Lightweight S/S Tee, $55
Wool’s not just for winter anymore. The extra-fine merino wool feels soft and light next to skin, and its temperature-regulation properties act as natural climate control.
Women’s Trail shorts, $89
From trail to town, look hip in Specialized’s surf-style mountain bike shorts. A nylon shell conceals the padded, breathable liner for a stylish yet comfortable look.
Pearl Izumi Velocipak,
$100 Go wherever the road takes you with the road bike—friendly, 1,600-cubic-inch Velocipak. Mesh-lined back and shoulder straps manage moisture, and a stowable, waterproof rain cover keeps your clothing stash dry during summer storms.
Convertible Pocket Tech vest, $159 Multitask like a pro with this versatile fishing vest. Easy-entry pockets mean flies are accessible, handwarmers keep you comfortable and a waterproof camera compartment lets you quickly catch your fish on film.
Have Rod, Will Travel
Frequent Flyer travel rod, $195—$225 (depending upon weight
Hike to your favorite fishing hole with the seven-piece Frequent Flyer rod. Its aluminum-oxide guides make for quick assembly, and the sleek carrying case is backpack-friendly.
Mid Arbor flyfishing reel, $115—$125 (depending upon weight) The new Battenkill Mid Arbor reel has a large backing capacity and a precisely adjustable drag. Translation? It’s easy to fish with. And it’s made from lightweight, durable anodized aluminum to help you handle whatever swims your way.
$100 Steady your golf swing with the über-comfy G-Sok. Stability bars and a beefy midsole help improve your balance, while spikeless, Goodyear-rubber soles make for a pleasant 18-hole stroll.
Ultimate Tee Bag
Spirit golf bag, $120 Avoid visits to the chiropractor with the ergonomically designed Spirit golf bag. The ripstop nylon bag weighs only 3.5 pounds and boasts dual shoulder straps for toting ease.