March 3, 2011 | Travel & Sport Clothing
Excellent zipper shirt, Loris by Bogner is made of elastic and temperature compensating Interlock-Meryl. This material is fabricated with sun cream which once integrated, stops penetration of harmful UV rays. You have a resilient and stable zipper shirt, ready for your winter outdoor adventure. Loris also protects against the cold and perfectly transfers moisture to the outside. Better yet, your shirt dries fast and needs little if any ironing. The zipper shirt comes in fire red, offwhite and black. Price is $140. Bogner.
January 21, 2011 | Travel & Sport Clothing
If you like the Sixties look, the very feminine, figure hugging, and functional Bogner Emilia ski paints is tailored made for you. This soft shell version of the popular Bogner stretch pants features the three-layer fabric to repel snow and wind while allowing maximum freedom of movement. The fleece lining interior is wonderfully warm. Sporty V stitching above the knee. Leg length 75 cm. Material is 49% polyester, 30% polyamide, 12% polyurethane, 9% elasthane. Other benefits are rear-facing, lined seam zippers and adherent rubber knot end on inner seam. Bogner Emilia ski paints sell for $450 USD. Previously, Bogner Lita pants.
January 20, 2011 | Travel & Sport Clothing
Made from polyester with three zipper pockets, four patched fold pockets and snow gaiters, the Bogner Lita ski paints are versatile, warm and comfortable. Lita offers the discreet cargo style with a slim line to match many jackets in the Bogner ski collection. Waterproof and highly breathable, made from soft ski taffeta. The ski pants belt is made from the same fabric for ideal fit. Leg length is 78 cm. Price for a black pair of Bogner Lita ski paints is $560 USD.
January 12, 2011 | Travel & Sport Clothing
The ultra packable Forclaz 900 Cuddly by Quechua is quite possibly the most hi tech and warmest fleece jacket on the market. The jacket employs the same principles as animal fur, featuring the long fleece hairs to lock in more air and give you the thermal insulation necessary for more warmth. The Cuddly also is exceptionally wind proved. Man model comes with stretch inserts to offer exceptional ease of movement.
January 7, 2011 | Travel & Sport Clothing
The new Palm X are cool looking gloves with a shorter cuff and softer padding, giving you greater comfort and freedom of movement. Palm designed this ultimate pair of gloves for free skiers or anyone who spends long hours on the slopes and requires a durable, warm, spacious glove where hands won’t feel confined or pressurized but that still provide good protection. The X gloves are available in XS through XL sizes and sold for around $110 USD. Palm.
August 12, 2009 | Travel & Sport Clothing
Just as its cars and bikes, BMW motorcycle clothing is considered the best by many sport enthusiasts. Made of top quality high-tech leather, these motorcycle suits are light, high-performance and most importantly safe.
Atlantis 4 is an all-weather touring motorcycle suit made of hydrophobed nubuck leather. The is an elegantly dynamic new interpretation of a classic design. The fast-drying nubuck cowhide leather is sealed with taped seams and rubber-lined zip fasteners so that you can stay dry without any rain over-garments. For maximum comfort, the suit is breathable and incorporates stretch zones. Special attention is paid to safety, with BMW designers installing removable NP protectors for the shoulders, elbows, back, hips and knees as well as reflective strips on shoulders, making this motorcycle clothing is one of the safest around. The suits absorb very little moisture, dry very quickly and, thanks to the open-pore structure, offer natural climate control as well as high breathability. Finished in anthracite and sells for approximately $1,600.
For the motorcycle riders who wants more dynamic BMW clothing, this two-piece suit in hard-wearing nappa cowhide leather with NP protectors for the shoulders, elbows, back, hips, coccyx and knees offer the style and protection. Across the shoulders and elbows, the suits are further reinforced with stainless steel abrasion protectors, while the knees feature plastic abrasion protectors, and impact absorbers are built into the collarbone area. Perforated leather on the chest and back and the TFL Cool treatment make sure the rider does not overheat when the ambient temperature rises. Other features of these leather motorcycle suits include stretch inserts to ensure maximum comfort, bent sleeves for good riding posture and all-around connecting zipper at waist for joining jacket and pants. Some of the best BMW motorcycle clothing available. Priced at around $1,700. BMW.
August 4, 2009 | Travel & Sport Clothing
This cool Fremont running shirt from Falke will satisfy the highest demands, keeping the body warm and preventing it from overheating while whisking moisture away. This all around Falke shirt is made of a polyester fibre embedded with active carbon in the form of carbonated bamboo. The resulting high-tech material provides excellent moisture absorption and reduction. Open-mesh structures enhance breathability further. This running shirt fibres also emit subtle infrared radiation for a warming effect and a better blood circulation. The same fibres also enrich the air with negative ions, making it healthier. The soft, skin-friendly running shirts are available for women in orchid and chilli, and in denim and graphite for men. Falke.
July 22, 2009 | Camping Gear
The new Passion One is a real lightweight in the world of sleeping bags. It is the lightest out of already easy-to-carry-and-pack line of lightweight sleeping bags that include Passion Five weighing from 690 grams and Passion Three weighing from 465 grams. The incredibly compact sleeping bag gets down to the size of a grapefruit when packed, measures only 12 x 12 x 21 cm and weighs just 265 grams with a comfort temperature of +12°C. Built from the specially processed goose down that conforms to Oeko-Tex Standard 100, the sleeping bag is encased in material woven from 1,000 km of yarn weighing just 1/20th of human hair. This is the water-repellent, wind-resistant, breathable and extremely strong material. The temperature specs of Passion One are Comfort +15°C, Limit +12°C, Extreme -1°C. Other models from Passion line of lightweight sleeping bags from YETI achieve a rather astonishing Comfort Temperature of -7°C. Prices start from 300 €. Previously, Light Year 25 sleeping bag.
July 19, 2009 | Travel & Sport Clothing
These totally cool bike shorts do keep you cool and dry under toughest conditions. The knitted X-BIONIC bike shorts combine Fennec and Xitanit to reflect heat and distribute perspiration optimally over the whole surface of the body. The tightness and compression of these bike shorts supports muscles and joints, helping you generate extra power. Instead of sewing anatomical seat cushion, X-BIONIC recessed it into the shorts. Main features include 3D-BionicSphere System on the back to provide cooling, Equilibrate stretch jacket with 6-dimensional elasticity, 2 step front 3D-BionicSphere System in the groin area as well as specially designed anti perspiration 3-D construction in hip area. X-BIONIC. Also, X-BIONIC shirt.
July 18, 2009 | Travel & Sport Clothing
Developed with the new material called Xitanit and the unique 3D-BionicSphere System, the X-BIONIC Fennec Polo shirt turns sweat into energy while providing an excellent, cool feeling, like walking in the shade, partly because the Fennec silvery, glossy fur reflects the heat rays. The Xitanit distributes perspiration optimally over the whole surface of the body. In the end, you body uses evaporation process to regulate the body temperature. This X-BIONIC shirt comes with specially designed Underarms-SweatTraps which prevent dripping sweat and cool very effectively, special knitted sleeve structures that distribute sweat across the skin surface to ensure effective cooling and keep the entrapped air as an insulator when resting. X-BIONIC.
January 31, 2006 | Travel & Sport Clothing
These Zanier Heat-GX gloves, $250, are great for keeping your hands warm while out on the slopes. Each glove is powered by a rechargeable 4 oz. lithium battery that can be configured in a trio of heat settings at are 86º, 98.6º, and 131º with battery life lasting up to 10, 4.5 and 2 hours respectively. A great outdoors travel gadget!
January 16, 2006 | Travel & Sport Clothing
New in Koyono’s Spring 2006 line is the BlackCoat Work water-resistant stretch cotton jacket, $179. The jacket can control your iPod using its Eleksen Fabric buttons. Many brand names are carrying iPod-ready clothing including Levi Strauss, Burton, and Kenpo.
January 13, 2006 | Travel & Sport Clothing
The North Face Met 5 Jacket uses innovative, Polartec Heat technology to provide added warmth when normal insulation just isn’t enough. It gives you that extra charge of heat when you need it! Jacket uses Polartec Power Shield fabric combined with Polartec Heat Technology to provide warmth on demand with 3 user adjustment heating levels that run on rechargeable lithium ion batteries. This jacket helps reduce the need to add or subtract layers during stop and go activities. Pick it up for $599.95.
January 11, 2006 | Travel & Sport Clothing
Levi's launching a wearable technology revolution with the introduction of new Levi's RedWire DLX Jeans which will be available worldwide in fall 2006. The jeans, both for men and women, are just another example of iPod integration into our a wide array of material goods. The jean is designed to be compatible with most iPod systems and features include a special joystick incorporated into the jeans' watch pocket to enable easy operation of the iPod.
December 15, 2005 | Travel & Sport Clothing
This is a cool idea! This punk style Rocker Toolbelt implements a set of screwdrivers you wear! Ideal for skate or snow boarders as well as DIY enthusiasts. Take apart this belt's detachable buckle and you'll find a #2 Phillips head prong screwdriver, plus a bottle opener for those refreshment-related emergencies. Detach the loop and you'll find a bearing tool specifically designed for tightening the small parts on skateboard or snowboards, e.g. bindings, wheels or trucks. Belt comes in S/M and L/XL , (S/M 29.5-37 and L/XL 35-42). Pick up the Rocker Toolbelt for $71.91.