Nike Vapor Iron

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Nike is adding a new range of Irons to its Vapor line and looked to some of their finest golfers for insight during development of the club, an elite group that includes Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy.

The clubs utilize a new technology called "Modern Muscle" which takes the traditional blade profile and updates it with the brawn of a distance iron and the versatility of a blade while removing taking the weight away from the heel for a more precise club. The Vapor Irons will be available in three different versions on October 31st.

$959-$1,319, Nike

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Reigning Champ Stretch Nylon Training Apparel

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Reigning Champ brings more of a sports performance focus to their collection this season with a two-piece training jacket and short. The pieces are made from stretch nylon in a slimmer cut that's not too baggy or too tight.

The navy blue pieces are designed for comfort and movement with anatomical tailoring and flatlocked, reinforced seams. The jacket features waterproof sealed zippers, a stow away hood, and the lightweight fabric will be absolutely perfect for that summer to fall transition.

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Nike Air Zoom Elite 7

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Now in its seventh year, Nike updates the Air Zoom Elite with its lightest version yet. Weighing just 9.6oz in a size 10, the shoe accomplishes this with a lower profile design that also improves your run with a more natural feel that's lower to the ground.

The shoe takes advantage of Zoom Air for cushioning, Flywire technology for support, and a breathable lightweight mesh. The thin outsole also helps to keep the shoe light and a seamless upper gives you a closer, glove-like feel while keeping the foot snug and secure.

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Salt Surf Retro Wetsuit Vest

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NY-based Salt Surf takes their focus on well crafted, simple surfboards to well crafted, simple surfwear. Their Retro Westsuit Vest is perfect for those surf days when you want to leave the full-on wetsuit at home.

The bold red and blue colorblocked vest is constructed from 2mm neoprene and is Made in California. It's the perfect accessory to their minimal surfboards and the old school styling brings us back to the days of mirrored Oakley shields and neon Zinka Nose Coat.

$120, Salt Surf

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VANDEYK VDX

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German bike builder VANDEYK releases the VDX, their first cyclocross bike built in collaboration with Crema Cycles. Built for racing and use in all seasons, the versatile bike is a rugged performer on the mud and off and in a minimalist form that is true to the VANDEYK design style.

TIG welded from Columbus Spirit and True Temper Platinum OX steel tubing, the bike is built in 49-60cm sizes and can also be built with a custom geometry by request. The bike can be optioned with cantilever or disc brakes that are coupled up with ENVE composites carbon fiber forks. Head tubes are available in 44mm or 1 1/8" and all the bikes are wrapped in a premium high-grade liquid paint.

$3,850, VANDEYK

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YETI Hopper

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If you've witnessed the miracle that is a YETI cooler, you've probably already dreamt of a cooler that you can take anywhere. This October, the company takes everything you love about their coolers and makes it ultra mobile with a bag that will keep your beverages nice and cold no matter where you are.

The 6.5 gallon bag is made from DryHide fabric, a material similar to the type used in whitewater rafts. The bag keeps everything zipped up and secure with a HydroLok Zipper, a waterproof zipper that is used in Survival and Hazmat suits. It also has ColdCell insulation throughout the bag and RF-welded seams for an extra layer of strength.

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Luminox x SureFire WristLight

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If you've got some serious outdoor adventures on the docket you might want to equip yourself with Luminox's new collaboration with SureFire, the WristLight. Cominbing a rugged Luminox timepiece with a rugged SureFire flashlight, it's an ideal and convenient tool when you need some help in low-light situations.

The case of the WristLight is constructed out of mil-pec hard-anodized aluminum which houses the SureFire flashlight that has three output modes including a 300 lumen option at the brightest setting. The light can be recharged via USB and has its own "Fuel Gauge" indicator that displays battery life. The Luminox piece is exactly like their tough timepieces complete with the glow-in-the-dark tritium markers and hands.

$795, LA Police Gear

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Kitsbow A/M Ventilated Jersey

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Kitsbow's A/M Ventilated Jersey isn't your average riding jersey and don't let its simple design fool you, this one has a couple of tricks up its sleeve. The jersey is built using an array of technical fabrics for an ideal fit that you'll definitely appreciate on your bike rides.

The jersey uses a combination of polyamide, polyester, and elastane giving you freedom of movement and also UPF 50 sun protection in the main body. It also has a special weave on the face fabric for abrasion resistance, polyester backing that wicks moisture, and raglan sleeves improve the jersey's fit in the arms and shoulders.

$170, Kitsbow

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Patagonia Fall/Winter '14 Yulex Wetsuits

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Since 2006, Patagonia has been on a mission to make some of the best performing wetsuits out there without using environmentally harmful materials. That led them to creating a wetsuit in partnership with Yulex who have been helping the company make a portion of their wetsuits from Guayule, plant-based biorubber. Patagonia hopes to eventually create suits made from 100% Yulex and they're getting close as the the suits are curretnly made from 60% Yulex.

This season Patagonia launches two new wetsuits featuring Nexkin technology, a windproof rubber coating that is much more durable than its neoprene counterpart. The suit also features hydrophobic thermal lining that doesn't absorb water and keeps heat close to your body, and water-resistant recycled polyester is used in the arms, legs, and neck.

$529-$549, Patagonia

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Tracksmith

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Not all running gear has to make you look like you walked out of an energy drink commercial. Tracksmith is a new technical apparel company out of New England that takes track tradition and brings it into the 21st century with high performance materials and considered design.

Each piece has been designed to be lightweight, luxurious, and classic. Though the styles are technical in nature, Tracksmith's designs are handsome and heritage-inspired. One of the key pieces, the Longfellow Short, boasts four-way stretch, moisture-resistance, and a clever pocket design that was sized perfectly to fit your essentials and keep them from shuffling around.

$35-$90, Tracksmith

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