Specializing in outdoor products, Adventure 16 provides daring travelers with a large selection of high-quality apparel and gear that is not only built to last, but also designed to be as environmentally friendly as possible. Trailblazers can charge confidently through cactus fields or scorpion pits with a pair of durable The North Face Paramount convertible pants ($65), which can be morphed from pants into shorts. Protect built-in binoculars with a pair of Native polarized sunglasses ($89) and further deflect UV rays with a fashionable Tilley Airflo hat ($76). Spelunkers will be glad for the company of a Nalgene Tritan water bottle ($9.50) that keeps thirst quenchers tightly bottled, as well as a Black Diamond Cosmo headlamp ($29.95) to light the way out of any cave, dense rainforest, or haunted house.
Within Revolution Bike Shop’s warehouse storefront, expert mechanics true wheels and build bikes on the shop's floor in full view of customers, thus hinting at their mission to form an accessible and egalitarian community of bikers. In addition to showcasing their labors, mechanics collaborate with customers to design and build their dream bikes, and the staff sponsors a bike team and organizes weekend rides. They also help budding cyclists navigate the vast inventory of apparel and accessories and hone in on the ideal bike for leisurely weekend rides or high-speed ice-cream-truck chases.
At iRepair Global in Solana Beach, professionally trained techs repair all manner of Apple gadgets afflicted with a range of issues. Whether devices need a new home button, a new power button, or the screen is cracked because a beloved pet buried it in the garbage disposal, iRepair’s technicians swoop in to fix problems with speedy service while customers wait. They also specialize in complex procedures such as factory unlocks, data recovery, and replacing the front and back glass with customized color schemes. iRepair currently services the iPhone 3G, 3GS, 4, 4S, and 5, and the iPad 1–4 and mini.