When you’re a kid, it’s easy to make your Dad a nice big fat macaroni necklace that he’ll love! When you get older not so much… Eventually you aren’t sure what to get anymore. We’ve put together our top 10 gear Father’s Day picks that he’s sure to love whether he’s an outdoor dad, tech dad or stylish dad. Lets get into it
For the Outdoor Dad
Cobra Golf Clubs: King F8 Combo Set
If you have a golfer in the house, Cobra’s King F8 connected golf clubs are sure to be a hole in one for Father’s Day. Using COBRA CONNECT™ Technology the King F8 golf clubs can help track your distance and accuracy, providing you valuable feedback and info via the Arccos app on your smartphone.
The Cobra Irons and Hyrid look as good as they swing with their carbon fiber contemporary styling. Weighted nicely and the combo set offers a single length variant. Created for golfers with a 5 to 25 handicap and a higher swing speed (sound familiar?)
Arccos screw-in sensors on the butt end of the club and grip sensors feed the Arccos app data about distance and accuracy based on your swing. The app contains the GPS distances on over 40,000 courses worldwide in its database.
The hybrid driver features weight tuning that you can adjust to front or back via the smartphone app, how cool is that!?
The stock F8 combo set comes with 5H, 6-GW (7 Clubs), RH/LH and is also fully customizable with a wide array of options to personalize the F8’s. Choose the shaft type/flex/length/grip types/Wraps, even specify the Lie and Loft angles if you wish. The combo set also includes an additional 6x Arccos screw-in sensors, 1x more for your putter and a 1-year subscription to the Arccos 360 platform.
Cobra Golf King F8 Combo Set $999.00
Cycling can be an obsession and the Undefeated II B&W is a fixed gear, race-ready beast out of the box for enthusiasts. Armed with premium SRAM Omnium Cranks, Michelin Dynamic Sports Tires (basically slicks) and Ritchey Components the Undefeated II B&W features new and lighter rounded 7005 Aluminum Double Butted Tubes and a stiffened front end with oversized tapered head tube with Essor USA full carbon forks to match.
Issi hi-vis clipless pedals keep you clicked in, visible and ready to go. A Freewheel Flip / Flop Hub is available to convert the fixed gear into a single gear that can coast. Customize the bike with your choice wheels, tires, pedals, freewheel flip/flop hub to optimize the ride. This race bike is extremely lightweight at just 15 lbs! Offers superior construction and materials for the price and great fun value. You’ll be hard-pressed to find a better made and supported single gear racing bike for the money.
A Fixed gear bike doesn’t let you coast and as long as you are moving so are your legs. If you want a traditional / freewheel ride so the bike coasts, be sure to select the FlipFlop Freewheel Hub for an additional $14.99 when purchasing.
State bicycles are all limited run cycles, the B&W is here but who knows for how long so move quickly, it’s a well-made and nice frame with a great setup for the money.
State Bicycle Co Undefeated II B&W Edition $945.00
Merrell Moab 2 Waterproof Men’s Hiking Shoes
Hiking is great for the body and mind, it keeps you fit and lets you enjoy the great outdoors. Everything starts with a good foundation and a good pair of hiking shoes is essential to negotiate the terrain and still feel comfortable.
Whether Dad is hiking on or off trail the Moab 2 low top shoe features comfort and support with Merrell’s M-Select FIT.ECO+ blended EVA contoured footbed and air cushion in the heel for shock/impact absorbtion provides long day comfort. The Vibram TC5+ sole features an aggressive tread pattern and provides superior grip over variable and even wet surfaces
The Men’s Moab 2 is a waterproof hiker and integrates moisture wicking, quick trying M-Select technology to keep the dogs feeling good. The Upper shoe is constructed of suede and mesh for strength and all important breathability. Remember these are waterproof so they’ll focus more on waterproofing, Merrell also makes the Mother of all boots Ventilator Moab 2 in low/mid tops that focuses on ventilation.
Available in medium or standard width. Color variations include Granite, Dark Brown, Beluga, Dusty Olive, Espresso.
Merrell Men’s Moab 2 Waterproof $120.00
Stinger 3-in-1 Insect Zapper
Barbecue’s and generally enjoying your backyard with activities during the Spring and hot Summer months can be very itchy. A war with mosquitoes ensues each year. With the amount of illnesses and disease slowly spreading by mosquito bites, it pays to protect yourself and your family. You can treat the lawn, spray your body with insect spray, invest in a bug zapper or all of the above. You can never have too much protection from those pesky mosquitoes.
Armed with a UV Black light, Octenol lure and 5,500 volts of zapping power, the Stinger 3-in-1 is rated to effectively protect up to 1 1/2 acres of yard! The Stinger 3-in-1 does pretty well. We’ve not treated our lawn yet this year and we’re not riddled with bites without wearing mosquito spray at all.
Stinger also makes the smaller Stinger Cordless rechargeable and even more personal sized with the On-the-Go Insect Zapper which lets you use 4 AA batteries or can recharge the onboard battery with a USB cable.
Stinger 3-in-1 Insect Zapper $59.99
For the Techie-Dad
Nomad PowerPack with Tile tracking
How many times has Dad lost his keys, his phone, his battery pack… Sound like someone you know? Having a portable battery pack with you is a huge convenience but it only works if you know where it is. Nomad’s PowerPack integrates Tile tracking so if ANYONE running the Tile app comes near your PowerPack it will alert you via tiles network which now extends to 200 countries and ver 8 million Tiles.
The Nomad PowerPack comes with a big fat 9000mAh battery that also powers the Tile. There’s also a secondary “backup” battery cell that will allow the Tile to work for an extra 2 years in the event the primary power source depletes.. It’s super-durable nestled inside a polycarbonate frame. Dual fast-charging 3.0 amp USB Type-C reversible ports for maximum efficiency and speed.
Even features auto-dimming LEDs so you can see it in the direct sun but won’t get blown away with indicator lights when you’re in the dark. Might be the most useful, well designed and thought out portable battery packs we’ve used. Drop tested to 1.2 meters, Mortise and Tenon joints, Dual-Layer Chassis with TPU exterior and Polycarbonate frame.
Nomad PowerPack w/ Tile $119.95
IOGear Quantum Thunderbolt 3 Dock Station Pro 85
It never hurts to future-proof around the workstation as technology is constantly being updated and improved. The IOGear Quantum Dock Station Pro 85 features Thunderbolt 3 technology that raises the ceiling on transfer speeds up to 40Gbps and makes it seamless to integrate into your workstation environment.
The GTD735 dock station provides 85 watts of consistent pass-through for smooth operation and functionality of peripherals. Additionally IOGear’s TB3 dock supports a single 5k resolution monitor using your computer’s DisplayPort Alt Mode (if so configured) or a dual 4k monitor setup.
Front & Rear ports include: Gigabit Ethernet port, 2 x USB 3.1 Type-A port with BC1.2 fast charging, 3.5mm audio input/output, 1x Thunderbolt 3/USB-C expansion port, DisplayPort 1.2 and Power port.
IOGear GTD735 Quantum Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station Pro 85 $299.95
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HyperX Pulsefire Surge RGB Gaming Mouse
If Dad is a gamer and enjoys lighting up his RIG, the new HyperX Pulsefire Surge mouse delivers pinpoint accuracy using its Pixart 3389 sensor. The 16,000 DPI optical mouse comes equipped with 2 super responsive Omron switches inside (1x left click, 1x right click) that is rated for 50 million clicks.
For your gaming pleasure the Pulsefire also features RGB illuminated light ring that circles the perimeter of the mouse. Synchronize up the mouse colors to your RIG or with HyperX’s Alloy Elite mechanical gaming keyboard via NGenuity software. Create wave, solid, breathing, trigger, explosion based or HyperX Flame effects and 4 levels of brightness.
The Pulsefire Surge uses a symmetrical ergonomic design so it’s comfortable for either left or right-handed players. 6 buttons give you access to assign primary functions you want at your fingertips. Wired gaming performance with braided cable for duraility, gives 50G acceleration, 450ips speed and a polling rate of 1000Hz. USB 2.0 wired connection.
HyperX Pulsefire Surge $69.99
Canon EOS M50 Kit with Speedlite 470EX-AI
Canon’s EOS M50 is a prosumer entry-level compact camera that comes with an interchangeable 15-45mm lens for aspiring photographers. Created to step up your photography and videography game the EOS M50 is able to capture 4k high-resolution video and beautiful resolution pictures with its 24.1MP CMOS image sensor. Dual Pixel Autofocus system technology allows you lock focus on a subject so you are able to take your “eye off the ball” for a moment and not lose focus.
WiFi transfer functionality makes it convenient to transfer image to your smartphone or tablet for social media sharing. A variable angle 3inch, TFT color, LCD touchscreen monitor makes it nice and easy to shoot video literally from the hip or any other angles. Rated for ISO up to 25600 for photos, ISO 12800 for FHD and ISO 6400 for 4k video.
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Canon’s Speedlite 470EX-AI pairs up with the EOS M50 to enhance your photos and shoot like a pro. With Canon’s new Auto Intelligent (AI) Bounce function, the Speedlite is able to detect distance to bounce and adjust accordingly for the correct amount of bounce. The flash head will actually automatically swivel in multiple directions for the ideal bounce angle in both horizontal and vertical compositions. It’s an easy way of learning bounce flash photography.
EOS M50 EF-M 15-45mm IS STM Kit $699.99
Speedlite 470EX-AI $399.99
For the Stylish Dad
Derek Rose Monaco Linen Shirt & Sydney Linen Shorts
The Resortwear line from Derek Rose let you keep your dress upscale and casual whether you’re going out with the family to dinner or taking a stroll around town during the hot afternoons. The summer is here and there’s nothing worse than sweating like crazy at the resort because you don’t own any summer clothes.
The Monaco Pure Linen Resort Shirts are just what the doctor ordered for hot Caribbean vacations. Just because it’s hot and humid doesn’t mean you can’t look upscale and civilized. Available in Navy, Black, White, Blue.
The Monaco Pure Linen Resort Shirts paired up with the Sydney Linen Shorts let you look AND FEEL your best. The Sydney Linen Shorts are constructed of Italy fabric which is finished by being piece-dyed before construction for a deep and rich pure black color. A simple rear zippered pocket provides you with a secure pocket and zipper-fly opening. They work well for walks on the beach or dinner by the ocean. The Sydney shorts come in Navy, Black or White and also looks great with a light-weight polo shirt.
Derek Rose Pure Linen Resort Shirt $235.00
Sydney Linen Shorts $195.00
CIVIC’s Merino Antoni Tee, Merino Boxer, Merino Sock
“Civic makes Merino Wool essentials for your every day”. These base layers make everyday activity seamless and comfortable. The BASE collection from CIVIC provides durable, super soft underwear that performs for a variety of activities and is made of Mercerized Merino wool. These BASE essentials are super lightweight and comfy. They provide maximum breathability which is key to keep your body temps down, which can help you be more confident.
The Antoni Tee provides a very soft athletic fit. The Antoni Tee is a very comfortable t-shirt and thin enough to wear as an undershirt. The reduced banded neckline is slim and trim for maximum comfort.
The Merino Boxer is more of a boxer brief, very soft and tailored for comfort. They are super breathable and lightweight with an athletic contoured fit without being constricting.
The Merino Socks carry and alkaline charge that makes the Merino Sock truly odor resistant. it attracts acidic molecules in sweat and are designed to last with a nylon heel and toe for durability.
The Anthony Tee $55.00
The Merino Boxer $55.00
The Merino Socks $22.50