Gift Ideas for the Active Dad
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With Father’s Day just around the corner it’s time to find that ideal gift. Sometimes it can be tough to find something that Dad will love and use, so we have tried to make it easy for you. For those Dads out there who love being active, we’ve come up with a handful of great Father’s Day gift ideas for the Active Dad.
Wahoo TICKR FIT
Bluetooth and ANT+ Optical Heart Rate Armband
Streamlined and minimal, the Wahoo TICKR FIT heart rate armband replaces those unpleasant HR chest straps for a boost in comfort when Dad heads to the gym or out to rack up those miles. With water-resistant technology Dad can track his heart rate, performance and calories burned no matter the weather. Packed with Bluetooth and ANT+ technology, the Wahoo TICKR FIT seamlessly pairs with fitness apps, smartphones, GPS bike computers and watches for immediate access to data when Dad wants to monitoring his stats. The TICKR FIT has two adjustable armbands that compliment many arm sizes and delivers a fit that’s both comfortable and secure. It recharges with a USB cord for up to 30 hours of continuous battery life in each full charge. Being able to accurately monitor, measure, record and transmit heart rate data is a fantastic way to allow Dad to analyze just how hard he can push himself during any activity. MSRP $79.99 wahoofitness.com
Roka Utility Zip Backpack
A Place for Everything
Bringing Roka’s technical know how to the world of backpacks, the Utility Zip Backpack is sleek, spacious and capable of holding Dad’s gear for a day in the office, a session at the gym, or checking out the sights in a new city. The Utility Zip can easily hack it as a gym pack thanks to the water-resistant pocket that stores wet/dirty garments, but the secure three zippered compartments for organized storage and the thoughtfully-designed, deep main compartment with multiple dividers make it travel and office ready. It easily fits a 15″ laptop in the quick side-access padded laptop compartment, has expandable side pockets for water bottles, and a compression-molded ergonomic back panel to help maximize comfort and efficiency, so Dad can stay organized at work or during travel. The bag fully opens to lay flat, allowing unrestricted access to everything at once for quick packing and unpacking. The Utility Zip is an everyday workhorse that can cover as a weekend getaway bag, with 30 liters of purpose-built storage Pops can carry more than just work essentials, so he will never have to choose between moving from one activity to the next. MSRP $225 roka.com
Skullcandy Indy Fuel
Truly Wireless Everything
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel delivers a seamless truly wireless listening experience with quick pairing, wireless case charging and capacitive touch controls, while the form factor lends to a noise isolating fit so Dad won’t miss a beat of its rich sound profile. Three different sized removable stability gels and gel tips are included that ensure a secure comfortable all day fit. The earbuds have a 33 foot Bluetooth range and an ultra competitive battery life at just over 6 hours of play time in the ear buds, and up to 24 hours in the case, allowing up to 30 hours of total play time. The Indy Fuel is also IP55 rated, which makes it sweat, water, and dust resistant, giving Dad protection from his more intense active pursuits. The SkullCandy Indy Fuel is an affordable, feature-rich truly wireless earbud that fits naturally into everyday life and holds its own during active endeavors, all the while delivering a premium music experience. MSRP $99.99 skullcandy.com
Made for Speed
Protect Dad’s eyeballs from trail debris and sun, the Julbo Rush Sunglasses will keep his view of the trail clear while delivering rock-solid optics every step of the way. The Photochromic lenses automatically adjust to eliminate the intense glare on those bright runs while enhancing contrast and visibility, making sure Dad sees every rock and root that might sneak up on him. The perfectly vented lens offer maximum lateral and vertical field of vision for an unobstructed view in every position. While the Flex temple provide a sure, comfortable fit that increases its grip when the going gets sweaty, allowing for clear comfortable vision all ride long. MSRP $159 julbo.com
The Pro’s Closet
Due to the current situation around the globe, bike manufactures are having a difficult time keeping up with new bike demand. So if Dad has been pining for a new ride and there are none to be found, we have the solution…look no further then The Pro’s Closet. They are an online store for high-quality pre-owned bikes and components. TPC purchases new and pre-owned bikes and accessories from manufacturers, retailers, and individuals and each bike undergoes a rigorous Certified Pre-Owned inspection and top-to-bottom service to ensure it is delivered in next-to-new condition. Everything they offer is certified, serviced, and backed by a 30-day return policy, as well as an innovative Buyback Guarantee that gives customers full transparency by offering guaranteed trade-in values for 18 months after purchase. With nearly 1000 bikes (high-quality road, mountain, gravel, cyclocross, triathlon, and e-bikes) to choose from, The Pro’s Closet is likely to have something that Dad will cherish for years to come. theproscloset.com