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The outdoor summer gear guide

Get out and enjoy the warm weather and bright sun as the summer season progresses. Especially with some of the new gear for biking, hiking, camping, lounging on a beach, or in a boat that we, here at HaveFunBiking, have discovered. Enjoy!

A summer gear guide to make that next outdoor adventure perfect

CrazyCap 2

CrazyCap 2 insulated water bottle/purifier

CRAZYCAP cleans and then pays for Itself using modern UV-C water purification technology to purify your water and cleanse your bottle. The ultra-durable design of the bottle not only lasts a decade but also keeps away tons of single-use plastic usage. The award-winning bottle is tested and certified by NSF International (National Sanitation Foundation) and is perfect for moderate adventure when used in Crazy Mode. The self-cleaning bottle has built-in UV-C LED water purification, with a rechargeable, long-life battery (7 days on a single charge), and the ultra-insulated bottle keeps water cold for 24 hours and hot for 12 hours. For $79.00 in the gear guide, see more details and order options here.

Themacell is an intelligent mosquito defense

The Thermacell E55 offers a 20 ft. radius of protection from mosquitos.

Developed specifically for the avid outdoors person, it keeps mosquitoes away while doing what you love outdoors with the simple push of a button. Perfect for that nature stops when biking or hiking, and ideal for fishing, gardening, and lounging in the yard with a 20-foot zone of advanced mosquito protection. The EX55 Rechargeable Mosquito Repeller is portable and easier to use, with audio cues and LEDs status indicators to let you know you are protected. Compact, durable, and easy to grip, its IP54 rating protects against dirt and moisture. Air travel-friendly size, the EX55 delivers reliable performance regardless of the elevation of your next adventure. For $39.99, see more details and order options here..

Murphy’s Naturals Mosquito & Tick Repellent Spray

Murphy’s Naturals lemon eucalyptus oil mosquito/tick repellent spray

Murphy’s lemon eucalyptus oil mosquito/tick repellent is the only spray powered by the only plant-based active ingredient recommended by the CDC that works as well as DEET. Murphy’s repels mosquitoes, including those that may carry Zika Virus, West Nile Virus, Dengue Virus, and Chikungunya Virus, for up to 6 hours. Each application also provides 4 hours of protection against Deer Ticks, which may transmit Lyme Disease. And will repel Lone Star Ticks and Brown Dog Ticks for more than 8 hours. For $9.99, see more details and order options here.

Mio MiVue M760D Rider Dash Cam offers the best view to the rear

The Mio MiVue M760D Rider Dash Cam. are perfect for your electric or motorbike.

A great model for e-bikes, the Mio MiVue M760D Rider Dash Cam. is the perfect companion when traveling on two wheels, with a battery hookup. It installs easily on both electric and motorbikes and records footage front and rear with its dual cameras and a Premium STARVIS™ Low Light Sensor so you can capture any incident in all lighting conditions. The device is IP67 Waterproof designed and has WIFI for real-time viewing and backup. The M760D captures the evidence you need when you need it. For $329.99 in the gear guide, see more details and order options here.

Please note – The installation of MiVue M760D Rider Dash Cam above requires 12V power input. With different battery capacities of different e-bikes, the installation may increase the power consumption of the battery. With the open wire design, M760D is also able to be installed on e-bikes. If you want to install M760D on an e-bike, please make sure that you connect it to the 12V power input. (Do not use USB ports, they are usually only 5V.)

The Frost Buddy can cooler

Frost Buddy vacuum sealed stainless steel cooler

You will find the HandleStash Frost Buddy above the perfect holder for all your favorite 12 and 16-oz cans, slim cans, and bottles. You never have to switch can coolers; with the double-wall vacuum insulated stainless steel, 9-in-1 design, your beverage will stay cold for up to 12+ hours. Bring your Universal Buddy anywhere; you’ll have every drink covered and cold to the last drop! Whether camping, biking, on the beach, or relaxing for the night, it’s better with a Buddy. With a price of $29.99,see more details and order options here.

HandleStash cup holder

HandleStash bicycle cup holder


The cup holder is so good; it’s like having an extra hand to cushion your favorite beverage at every bump, crack or tun on your ride. It looks like a million bucks, and the heavier fabric does an even better job absorbing vibrations and resisting unwanted movement. Same design as the other cup holders in the line. See the video. With the unique fabric, holds your drink with diamond hands. With a price of $38.00, see more details and order options here.

Allett Hybrid Card Wallet w/Micro Pen

Allett wallet, with pen

Our next item is the Allett Hybrid Card Wallet. This sleek and tidy wallet has space for a stack of folded bills. The intuitive design of the wallet has two internal card pockets, a clear ID pocket, plus a tiny strap loop built to hold the micro pen. Plus, the exterior side of the wallet has one card pocket. This cardholder/wallet hybrid is a good option for that person on the go with a price of $58.00. See more details and order options here.

Pale Blue USB Rechargeable Smart Batteries

Pale Blue USB Rechargeable Batteries.

Pale Blue focuses on creating a better way for customers to meet their battery needs without creating unnecessary waste. The company offers several sizes of lithium-ion batteries able to fast charge through your USB  lithium. By leveraging technology, innovation, and inspired product creation, each Pale Blue battery will give you a 1000+ charge cycle with onboard safe charging technology. For $29.99, see more details and order options here.

The BUFF® Pack Speed Cap


The perfect gift for long road rides or muddy trails, the BUFF® cap fits comfortably under your helmet and will keep you protected on your ride. The cap is extremely light to wear and easy to pack for travel. Minimal effort for maximum use; unfold your cap and go. You will also find the BUFF® product line continues to grow with hats, caps, gloves, and arm sleeves. Perfect for high UV sun protection to extreme cold weather conditions to keep the fun and adventure outside longer mindfully. For $30.00, see more details and order options here.

Mountain Heritage Wool Socks
Micro weight Full Cushion Mini Crew

Minus33-Micro Weight Full Cushion-Mini Crew

A sock for every active outdoor occasion by combining Minus33’s knowledge and what they learned after redesigning their classic sock styles, this brand new sock collection could meet your needs when tackling that next adventure. The entire bed padding makes this Merino Wool sock versatile in all aspects of the outdoor playground. Wear the Mountain Heritage Micro Weight Full Cushion Mini Crew Sock while hiking, biking, or playing tennis. Regardless, this sock will provide you with features like venting, elastic support, and heel and toe plating, all with a micro weight and minimal feel. For $16.49, see more details and order options here.

Tickless Active

Tickless Active chemical-free tick repellent

Tickless Active is an ideal solution to keep ticks away during outdoor activities like hiking, biking, camping, and gardening. Tickless is non-toxic and environmentally friendly and works without releasing chemicals or odors. The Tickless device offers long-lasting protection and is perfect for your pets too. This rechargeable device emits a series of ultrasonic pulses undetectable to people, pets, or wildlife but interferes with the ability of ticks and fleas to orient themselves. With a price of $59.99, see more details and order options here.

Pannier Backpack – The convertible office

The Two Wheel Gear 2.0 Pannier/Backpack

Two Wheel Gear’s Pannier Backpack Convertible 2.0 PLUS was voted “Best bike pannier to hold a mobile office” and is perfect for commuting, touring, and bike packing. And its plus-sized makes it easy to hold even more gear, with its organizational pockets, including a 15″ padded laptop protection slot, With a pocket on the side to have a water bottle and a clasp on the back to attach a helmet. For $179.00, see more details and order options here.

Bish’s Original Tear Mender

Tear Mender’s sewing kit in a bottle is a practical tool for those who lead busy lives and do not have time to mess with a needle and thread. The glue forms a prominent, waterproof bond to any porous material such as fabric and the underside of the leather. The unique formula works well to repair rips, tears, and snags on pants, jackets, sweaters, shirts, and even shoes. Keep a bottle of Tear Mender handy for emergency repairs on the go. The Tear Mender product, along with their vinyl and fiber patch line, is filled, packaged, and shipped by employees from Lighthouse for the Blind. For $7.99, see more details and order options here.

Pirani Life, the reusable, insulated tumbler cups

Pirani Insulated Party Tumbler helps reduce single-use plastic.

Party sustainably everywhere you go with this stainless steel, vacuum insulated, stackable, and easy to carry. The last cup you will ever need, the Pirani reusable insulated tumbler keeps the spirit of the occasion alive, hot or cold. While earning you some good environmental juju by helping eliminate the 500 billion single-use cups wasted around the world each year. Bring this Reusable Party Cup to your coffee shop, tailgating before a game, or on your next outdoor adventure. Your drinks are guaranteed to be perfect in the middle of summer or dead winter. For $25.95, see more details and order options here.

The DaHÄNGER | DaBIGRING Wall Hanger

DaBigRing pedal hook

DaBigRing pedal hook is a horizontal bicycle storage system that holds the bicycle by the pedals with adjustable legs with three settings. The 18, 25, or 30-degree angle setting will allow you to put your bike in the best position regardless of application. This pedal hook unit holds up to 65 lbs. and includes everything needed for installation, with a price of $64.00, see more details and order options here.

CyclGage – bike compass and dial thermometer

CyclCage Bike Compass & Thermometer easily clips on /off your handlebars.

One of the must-have bicycle accessories for road bikes, mountain bikes, and kid’s bikes. Clips to the bike handlebars for instant direction and temperature reading. Both compass and thermometer are cushion-mounted and liquid-filled, luminous for visibility while biking in low light conditions, and the thermometer reads to -20 degrees Fahrenheit and includes freeze and heat-warning zones. With a price of $24.99 in this gear guide, see more details and order options here.

Fenix TK20R V2.0 Rechargeable Flashlight

Fenix Rechargeable Flashlight

This ultra-bright tactical flashlight is perfect for that next adventure, with an output of 3000 lumens. The Luminus SFT70 LED flashlight has excellent features that include USB Type-C Charging, inner waterproofing, and dual rear switch operation. At the highest output, the TK20R V2.0 has a visibility range of 1558 ft. The eco mode on the TK20R will give you a runtime of 48 hours with the included 5000mAh 21700 battery. Additional features include an IP68 waterproof rating and impact resistance up to 4.9 ft. The TK20R can be used for many tasks, including patrolling, search & rescue, self-defense, and EDC with various brightness levels. This version is an upgrade from the previous best-selling TK20R commonly used by law enforcement and military personnel.

The Fenix TK20R is also compatible with many Fenix accessories, including the ALG-16 M-Lok rail mount, ALG-18 barrel mount, AOT-M Traffic wand, and the AOD-M Diffuser tip. For $129.95, see more details and order options here.

 I’d Rather Be Camping Socks

I’d Rather Be Camping (Green/Blue) Socks

Perfect for the person who loves the great outdoors, these funny camping socks will keep the feet warm and spirits high! One of many themes to choose this design features a beautiful camping scene complete with a bonfire, mountains, lake, canoe, starry night sky, and bear prints. While the bottom of the socks showcases a funny saying: “I’d Rather Be Camping.” Any outdoorsy man or the house lady is sure to love these socks! Perfect for those who enjoy hiking, biking, camping, backpacking, and exploring. For $11.95 in the gear guide, see more details and order options here.

CBD Warming Balm + Arnica + Menthol

Soothing CBD warming recovery salve

A salve that soothes the aches and promotes recovery with 1,000mg CBD + Arnica + Menthol in a luxurious warming Recovery Balm. This potent blend of Hemp derived CBD with soothing Arnica extract and cooling Menthol relieves soreness and inflammation from arthritis, tendonitis, and the wear and tear of an active lifestyle. A natural ointment that can be an effective alternative to the pharmaceutical NSAIDs. For $59.99 in the gear guide, see more details and order options here.

Pro Tip: This warming balm is designed for going deep, staying lubricious for 10+ minutes, and is great for targeted self-massage or partner massage.

DARIAN – Insect/Sun Shield Garment

Darian -Insect Shield Mossy Oak® Camouflage Shirt

Dad will find the jacquard weave of this shirt available for his next adventure. This long-sleeve tech hunting shirt is made from a lightweight, 4-way stretch material powered by Hydroplex™ cooling technology with 50+ UPF sun protection. The shirt features activated sweat and moisture reduction, tested and proven EPA-registered Insect Shield®, bug repellent technologies to protect against diseases like West Nile Viruses the mosquito carries, and Lyme Disease from ticks. For that next outdoor adventure, a comfortable shirt also works great as a layering piece in cooler weather for added warmth. For $36.99 in the gear guide, see more details and order options here. 

Kali Gritt | Road and Gravel Adventure Helmet

Kali – Gritt, an all-new performance road, and gravel adventure helmet.

Kali’s newest venture into the performance road category, the Grit Helmet, is now available. The Grit features a Rheon low-density layer (LDL) to protect Dad in the case of a low-G linear or rotational crash. Plus, their proprietary Supervents increase the overall strength and help with ventilation. The Grit also features our new Frequency Fit System, with vertical adjust and dial retention for maximum comfort and a precision fit at $200. See more details and order options here.



The Freeway Longhaul is a rugged organizer that conveniently transports your gear from the home to your car, to the hotel, campsite, beach — wherever the road leads you.

The Freeway Longhaul features a customizable divider system and numerous pockets to keep your gear organized, secure, and easy to access. Plus, the bag folds flat to save space when in storage. And like all Think Tank products, we built the bag with high-quality materials and construction techniques that will serve you far into the future. For $149.75 in the gear guide,see more details and order options here.



Help Dad find comfort in every step or pedal stroke with this insoles’ unique design. Tuli’s Plantar Fasciitis Insoles are full-length premium arch supports explicitly designed for plantar fasciitis for use by both men and women. The inserts with their 4-degree medial heel wedge evenly distribute the body weight pressure throughout the feet to help improve stability, balance, and posture. The insoles can be trimmed, at the time of fitting, for optimal casual, dress, or athletic shoes. Priced at With a price of $39.99. See more details and order options here

The  Wind Blox | Wind-Blox Focus

Wind Blox | Wind-Blox Focus

Is it time dad replaces his bulky earmuffs with a sleeker look? The Wind-Blox Focus provides full ear coverage, the perfect solution for all-season riders and commuters. Wind-Blox patented technology is wind tunnel tested and engineered to block more than 80% of wind noise. The Focus biking ear covers allow cyclists to keep the sounds they want to hear and remain tuned into their surroundings for audible riding at $20.00. See more details and order options here.

Kilo Endurance Sport Sunglasses


Also in the Fathers Day Gift Guide is Tifosi Optics’ most unique cycling sunglasses specially designed to enhance your ride. You will find an unrestricted view of the road or trail, offering maximum coverage and ergonomic face-fit protection from the elements.

The Kilo is available in three models, with two of the models equipped with multiple lenses. With a polarized smoke lens, their Blackout model is perfect for those looking for a single-lens solution. The Kilo line, with the Blackout, starts at $69.95 in the gear guide, see more details and store locations here.

Watch for our Christmas Gift Gear Guide coming in early November at HaveFunBiking. Plus, enjoy several product reviews from our field test performed this summer in our blog.