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Summer 2016 Gear Guide


By Pat Grubb

Segway-Ninebot One S2

44-Ninebot-One-S2---2-testThe latest iteration of the Ninebot One electric unicycle, the S2 weighs in at 25 lbs, has a top speed of 13.5 mph with a range up to 15 miles depending on body weight. Its speed and motion is determined by the rider leaning forward to go, backwards to slow or stop. Estimated sales price $1250

Loki Women’s Jacket

44-Loki-JacketWaterproof, windproof and breathable, the Loki is the essential adventure jacket for women. With a front storm flap to keep out the elements, this is a year-round solution for all environments. $100


44-Specialized-6-FattieSpecialized Stumpjumper 6-Fattie

Fairhaven Bikes owner John Hauter describes this new for 2016 bike as great for Galbraith – the larger tires give riders more control, more traction and is a real confidence builder $3500


44-on-bike-rearClassic 2.0 garment pannier

Designed for the business professional bike commuter, the 2.0 attaches to regular rear bicycle racks and meets standard airline carry-on requirements. Clothes, laptop, shoes – everything fits in this 55L capacity pannier. $189


44-Bamboo-Bike-2Brighton Commuter

The bamboo frames are fabricated in Ghana, and assembled in Prince Edward Island. Bamboo has higher tensile strength than steel, more durable than carbon fiber – plus, it’s totally bio-degradable. Shimano Alfie 8-speed internal hub, disk brakes, 10-year warranty. $1599 Cdn


Specialized Stix Combo Head & Tail Light44-Spec.-Stix-Sport-Combo

An “outstanding light, very bright and rechargeable, will fit anything,” says Hauter. $55