Gay hiking, biking and the outdoors
A. Book “How to camp in the woods”
Trying to go from a laid back glamper to a full-fledged lumberjack? Devon Fredericksen’s Complete Guide to Finding, Equipping, and Enjoying Your Outdoor Adventure has all the tips and tricks you need, from the basics of survival to the essentials of stargazing. $ 21.99, High Country Outfitters at Ansley Mall; 1544, avenue Piedmont NE; 404-963-2618; in person and online: highcountryoutfitters.com.
B. FLIKR Fire
Take this miniature bonfire everywhere with you! With just five ounces of 70% or 91% isopropyl rubbing alcohol, you have 50 minutes on the fire to warm up or toast marshmallows. $ 95, High Country Outfitters at Ansley Mall.
C. Recon 2.0 MTB Shoes
These shoes are perfect for the serious biker in your life. Recon 2.0 is engineered for performance and comfort, with STRIDE toe-flex technology for natural off-bike movement, a nylon outsole to create traction off the bike, and an L6-Snap Boa and Velco closure at the front -foot to ensure micro-adjustable comfort with safety adjust. They come in a variety of colors, including orange, purple, and black. $ 160, Outback bikes; 484 Moreland Avenue NE; 404-688-4878; in person and online: outback-bikes.com.
D. EVOC CC 21 Hydration Backpack
This practical and ultralight backpack offers easy access to hydration during bike rides and hikes. It can hold up to two liters of water, includes a pocket for your cell phone and is available in black, neon blue and red. $ 70, Outback bikes.
E. Align II MIPS Helmet
Every biker must stay safe! This stylish helmet is economical without sacrificing protection. This helmet features a Tri-Fix Band Splitter, Headset SX Dial Adjustment System for easy fit, 4th Dimension Cooling System for incredible ventilation, and three universal shell sizes to achieve the perfect fit. $ 50, Outback bikes.
F. Bike Tours Atlanta Gift Card
Gift a cross-city LGBTQ history bike tour (or another tour, like the Atlanta Journey for Civil Rights and Sustainability in Action) with a Gift Card to Bike Tours Atlanta. $ 65 and over, Atlanta bike tours; online: biketoursatl.com.
G. Step-Thru Series 1 Electric Bike
Elevate your bike game with this electric bike, powered by Harley-Davidson. The elegant stepper frame makes it easy to get in the saddle and lie flat when stationary. Reaching up to 20 MPH, this bike can totally change the way you get around town. $ 4,999, ElectroBike Georgia; 2484 Briarcliff Rd NE # 25; 404-400-7132; in person and online: electrobikega.com.