Fall is finally here and we have our favorite bikes and gear ready for road, mountain and adventure riding. For overnight camping trips or an afternoon riding road and trail around the James River, these pieces of gear will come in handy. Check out some of our favorite Fall gear below:
The Diverge is was new in 2015 and in 2016 Specialized expanded their offerings in this exciting adventure road platform. Built around the same geometry as the Specialized Roubaix, the Diverge's disc brakes and bigger tires make for a bike that can conquer plenty of miles on or off road. Hit the fire roads at Pocahontas State Park or rip a few laps on Belle Isle in the middle of your road ride. The Diverge can do it all. The Diverge is available in aluminum and carbon models and starts around $850 depending on the build kit.
Poler Stuff makes awesome tents, bags, apparel and other gear for camping and adventure. Their Napsack is a 40 degree sleeping bag with a hood and pockets. It also features an open bottom and waist drawstring so you can sleep traditionally, or pull the bottom up to your waist and walk around in it. Whether you're at the campsite or binging Netflix in your living room, the Napsack is essential for maximum coziness. The Napsack comes in multiple sizes and colors and costs $129.
CBC Roamer Mug
These mugs are spun from stainless steel in Poland and then hand-dipped in enamel coating. They are lightweight and durable making them the perfect travel mug. Grab one for $20 or save $5 when you and a fellow camper buy a set. These heat up quick, so be careful when imbibing hot liquids. Buy Online
These microfleece-lined lycra warmers make layering for Fall weather easy. Warm enough for crispy, cold mornings and small enough to take off and pack away as the day gets warmer. Reflective decals are designed for additional safety while riding at dusk or dawn. A set of leg and arm warmers will set you back $60. Buy Online
Specialized Light Stix
The nights are getting longer and having lights on your bike is a no-brainer. The new Stix from Specialized are low-profile, super bright, and unplug from their mounts to charge via USB. The Stix remove and plug into the mount with the ease you would expect from a thumb drive. Stop messing around with batteries and make the jump to rechargeable. A set will cost you $60, an awesome price considering the quality and features of this light set.