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Daily Gear Digest is our daily roundup of all the latest product announcements, drops and news from the Skyblue Gear Lab.

Each day, the Skyblue Gear Lab has new product releases and stories to tell. We gather them all together in our Daily Gear Digest, so you can stay informed of the latest gear news.

There’s exciting news to report today: Stio is launching a new Figment Freeride Collection, Timbuk2 has redesigned its Classic Messenger Bag, and G-Shock will be releasing two League of Legends-inspired watches.

First Look: Stio’s New Figment Freeride Collection

Stio has just released their inaugural freeride collection, which is made to draw out the lines of your dreams. They are introducing a fresh benchmark in freeride performance. The Figment Freeride Collection, with its striking pattern elements, freeride fit and tried-and-tested in the Tetons, is made to turn your imaginative visions into reality.

Figment Jacket ($499) comes in three colorways including Knotty Pine, Abyss Black and Fiery Agate. With its relaxed freeride fit, bold colors, thoughtful features and durable PeakProof™ fabric, Figment is a tribute to our collective pursuit of winter adventure. Lap the lifts, hike the headwall or head to the sidecountry with two-way underarm venting, interior security and stash pockets, peripheral hood adjustments and a comfortable collar and chin guard.

The matching matching Figment Bib ($479) is designed with ultra-durable 100% recycled polyester fabric and a protective PeakProof™ membrane, this bib seamlessly combines weatherproofing and breathability. Technical design lines, a chest-high bib and a relaxed freeride fit keep you covered and comfortable. With thoughtful pocket placements, inner thigh vents, and abrasion-resistant kickpatches, this bib is with you when it’s time to take the mountain with a new perspective.

Photo: Stio.

Check out the new Figment Freeride Collection

Timbuk2 Updates It’s Classic Messenger Bag

It all began with a dream, then became a sketch, and eventually resulted in an iconic bag. It’s been over three decades since the first Timbuk2 messenger was released in 1989, and they are now advancing that legendary design with a brand new look. All of the features on their Classic Messenger Bag ($120) offer a better way to wear it, guard it, and organize it – from inconspicuous tweaks to greatly noticeable improvements.

Photo: Timbuk2


  • Eco Cordura is made using recycled pre- and post-consumer materials
  • Weatherproof exterior and waterproof 70D TPU liner resist moisture
  • Aircraft-grade 6061 aluminum tri-glide buckle adjusts strap quickly
  • OrthoLite® foam strap pad provides lasting comfort and support
  • Switchable shoulder strap lets you choose right- or left-handed carry
  • Dual-side vertical-zip front pocket offers fast access to essentials (S, M, L)
  • Spacious interior with extra organization and dual water bottle pockets
  • Tech storage specs: X-Small: 11.5” tablet, Small: 14” laptop, Medium: 16″ laptop, Large: 17″ laptop
Get your own Timbuk2 Classic Messenger Bag

G-Shock to Release Two League of Legends Inspired Watches

G-Shock is introducing two League of Legends-themed watches on October 3rd, but you better hope they’re waterproof because the cost may make you shed tears.

The GA100LL-1A, featuring the design of The Demolition Diva, Jinx, is priced at a low $200. On the other hand, the GMB2100LL-1A is an ornate full-metal watch that evokes Hextech magic, but it will cost you a blue essence—it’s set at an hefty $1,100 price tag.

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