2012 Mother's Day Gift Guide: $100 and Under

SeasonFive Siren Short Sleeve

Mother's Day is just over a week away and it is now getting to crunch time. Our moms do so much for us, now we can show our support and love for them. We don't believe that you have to buy something to do this, but it doesn't usually hurt when you bring something home. We have 3 more gift guide after this one that will feature other great gear that your mom is bound to love. As always we love to hear from you and your comments.

SeasonFive Women’s Siren Short Sleeve

If your mom love to play in the water, then she will definitely love apparel from SeasonFive. With Atmos 1.0 waterproof/breathable technology and 4 way stretch this shirt will help keep mom warm and comfortable while enjoying her water activities. The Siren series is the step up from the Barrier series, hosting all the advantages, with the addition of some key features to maximize mom’s comfort even more.

Features:

Color blocked side panels

Zippered expansion at center back neck

Flat lock stitching to maximize comfort

Set on bicep cuff

Welded logo treatment

Women specific fit

Atmos 1.0 Waterproof / Breathable technology

4-way stretch

DWR Water Repellent

MSRP: $89.95

http://www.seasonfive.com/products-page/womens/womens-siren-short-sleeve/

isis_dressoceanISIS Dash Dress

From around town to around the campfire, the ISIS Dash Dress is your go-to piece for summer adventure.  Made with a blend of polyester and spandex, the Dash is tough enough to resist snags and abrasions while remaining soft enough to feel great against your skin.  A tight weave provides natural SPF protection while allowing heat and moisture to escape, keeping things cool and comfortable all summer long.  The added stretch of spandex allows the Dash to move with you, complimenting your active lifestyle.  Sleeveless and knee-length, the Dash will become a summer favorite.

Features:

UPF 30+

Zip security pocket

Reflective ISIS logo

Shoulder to hem 36 in.

MSRP: $79.00

http://www.isisforwomen.com/p-693-dash-dress.aspx?colorname=jet

pearlizumi_capriPearl Izumi W Aurora Capri

Can’t convince your mom to run in tight fitting running tights? Then check out the Aurora Capris. Made with SELECT transfer fabric, these capris set the benchmark for moisture transfer while the wide flat fold-over waistband makes them fashionable and comfortable.  Looser fit and a 20" inseam makes these capris a great alternative to the fitted running tight or capri.  They combined knee–length coverage and fashionable detailing in a relaxed fit Capri.

Features:

SELECT Transfer fabric sets the benchmark for moisture transfer

Wide flat fold–over waistband

One side cargo pocket

Reflective elements for low–light visibility

20” inseam (size medium)

MSRP $65.00

http://shop.pearlizumi.com/product.php?mode=view&product_id=1791670&outlet=

icebreaker_rushIcebreaker SS Rush Crewe

Summer running is no sweat with the SS Rush Crewe. Icebreaker premium merino keeps you cool and dry while you're exercising in the heat, and the fit and feel of this style are designed to enhance your enjoyment of every run. Extra functional features include a back stash pocket, reflective piping to increase your visibility at dawn and dusk, and breathable eyelet panels in the sleeves and side to prevent clamminess.

Features:

GT150

Eyelet for increased venting

Wide, scoop neckline

Cord management loop at center back neckline

Raglan sleeves

Reflective piping at right shoulder

Back stash pocket

Shaped hem

Icebreaker logo, GT wordmark and pip label

MSRP: $80.00

http://www.icebreaker-shop.cz/detail/22050

nutcase_rainbowNutcase Rainbow Stripe bike helmet

Mom encourages and protects you year-round so show how much you appreciate it by giving a gift that will protect her this Mother's Day. She'll adore wearing the hip Rainbow Stripe bike helmet on trips to the park for a summer picnic or on a family bike ride. All Nutcase Helmets include a magnetic buckle allowing for one-handed operation, certified CPSC for bicycle riding and adjustable spin dial allows for perfect fit.

Features:

Injection-molded ABS shell

Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) protective inner foam for high impact protection

2 front intake vents

7 multiple top-mounted exhaust vents, and 2 rear exhaust vents

Adjustable Spin Dial allows for perfect fit

Three sets of removable low-density polyurethane foam insert liners for comfort & refined fit

Anti-Pinch, Magnetic Buckle for easy, one-handed operation

Reflective logos front, back & sides

1 Nutcase wrist band for letting your friends know that you "Love Your Brain"!

Rust proof rivets with Nutcase helmet guy logo

Soft fabric chin strap for maximum comfort

Certified CPSC for Bicycle Riding

MSRP: $60.00

http://www.nutcasehelmets.com/collections/street/gen2/rainbow-stripe

zoic_PoshZOIC Posh Plaid Shorts with Liner

Updated for 2012, the needs of every dirt diva are covered in the Posh shorts from ZOIC, designed to fit through the 12-panel construction without constricting you at the waist or thighs yet remain loose without the billowy, bloated look some bike shorts might give you. ZOIC trademark 3-for-1 value means you get (1) cycling shorts that separate into (2) versatile shorts for any activity and (3) Lycra shorts with a women's specific cycling pad.

Features:

Elasticized back waist and flattering flat front waistband ensures a good fit

Snap and zip fly closure

Included RPL Essential Liner with anatomically contoured women’s specific chamois with ZO-Wick moisture management

RPL Essential Lycra liner doubles as its own lycra bike short

Side seam zippers with inset stretch panels free up your pedal stroke and adds a pop of color

Fusion inseam gusset provides superior range of motion and eliminates seat hang-ups

2 front hand pockets and a stealth rear zip pocket

Tech pocket on right leg for cell phone or music player

Headphone cord control grommet and loop

Locking zippers with logo tabs stay shut while you ride

Tagless label eliminates itching and irritation

MSRP: $89.00

http://www.zoic.com/posh-plaid-shorts

sugoi_hoodieSugoi Women’s Verve Hoodie

Introducing a performance hoodie with a twist – a fun, fashionable piece with reflective elements, hints of ruching and the utility of a run silhouette. Thumb holes on the cuffs help keep the sleeves pulled over the hands for warmth and to keep them in place while layering. And the full separating zipper make this hoodie easy to take off and on.

Features:

Screen print graphic

Hood with adjustable shockcord

Full separating zip with guard

2 invisible zip front pockets

1 zip back pocket

Thumb hole on cuff keeps sleeve pulled over hand for added warmth

3M Scotchlite reflective accents for added visibility

MSRP: $100.00

http://www.sugoi.com/usa/verve-hoodie.html

Tilley Cloche Raffia Hat

The R9 Raffia Tilley Hat is uniquely designed with a broad brim made of premium Madagascar raffia and a crown made of sturdy hemp. Trimmed with black binding and hatband, this Hat is an ingenious fusion of natural materials, style and sun protection.

tilley_raffia

Features:

Insured against loss

Excellent sun protection, rated UPF 50+

Repels rain

Ties on in the wind

4-page Owner's Manual

Secret pocket

Three removable and washable sweatband pieces

Crushable and packable

White leather hatband with silver buckle

Not Guaranteed for Life

Medium brim

Brim size: 2 1/2” all around

Weighs 4.2 oz.

MSRP: $99.00

http://www.tilley.com/The-R10-Women-Cloche-Raffia-Hat.aspx

julbo_monaJulbo Mona

Your mom love to travel but not super careful with her glasses? Well the Mona glasses from Julbo might be the glasses for her. They are simple, fit great, comfortable and have protective lens against all harmful UVA, B and C rays. These are tough enough to handle almost anything mom can throw at them with their durable polycarbonate construction.

Features:

Durable polycarbonate construction

100% protection against UVA, B and C rays

Spectron 3 lens

Recommended for use on the water and bright sun conditions

Case included

Mirrored logo detail on the arm

Made in France

Temple length: 123 mm

Frame width: 135 mm

Lens height: 38 mm

Lens width: 55 mm

Bridge: 15 mm

Weight: 1 oz

MSRP $90.00

http://www.julbousa.com/travel/mona/

tech4o_acceleratorTech4O Accelerator Pro

Taking a fitness program to the next level can be intimidating and expensive.  With the Accelerator Pro  it's possible to add heart rate training to any exercise regimen while keeping an easy-to-learn/easy-to-use menuing system - at a price that won't break the bank. Checking progress during training is a snap thanks to our large (33mm) easy-view module. Now mom can see how she is doing mid run.

Features:

Speed & Distance metrics

Heart Rate monitoring

2.4GHz wireless transmission speed.  Coded technology prevents interference from other watches or exercise equipment

Dual-Time/Date/Day

Alarms

Step Counter

50 Lap Chronograph

Countdown Timer

EL Backlight

100M Water Resistance

MSRP: $99.99

http://store.tech4o.com/products/379892/Accelerator_Pro_Women%27s

eton_FRX3Etón FRX 3

The FRX 3 is a self-powered radio that has both a solar panel and hand turbine for recharging the internal lithium battery, along with an AM/FM/WB digital radio and display with NOAA weather alert. It also features direct power transfer technology, allowing the internal battery to charge other mobile devices when they are connected via the integrated USB port. Other features include a bright LED flashlight, glow-in-the-dark indicator for easy location, AC and DC input, headphone jack and digital alarm. The FRX Series’ unique crisscross design and bold colors merit everyday use.

Features:

AM, FM, WB digital radio w/display

Weather alert

USB smart phone charger (dump charge)

Solar panel

Dynamo motor/Hand turbine

LED flashlight

Glow in the dark locator

DC input (mini USB)

AUX input

Headphone output

Internal rechargeable Ni-MH battery

MSRP: $60.00

http://www.etoncorp.com/product_card/?p_ProductDbId=1837783

llbean_pinkL.L.Bean Rubber Mocs in Pink!

Landscaping, gardening, skimming puddles and walking the dog, your go-to warm weather shoe is the L.L.Bean’s Rubber Moc! Still made right here in Maine, one pair at a time, of premium full-grain leather to stand the test of time. Supportive steel shank and rubber chain tread bottom provide comfort and traction. We’ve even added a splash of color this spring to make them more fun and versatile than ever!

Features:

Our signature rubber mocs are still sewn here in Maine and have stood the test of time

Premium full-grain leather sheds rain and snow

Supportive steel shank and rubber chain-tread bottom provide comfort and traction

MSRP: $69.00

http://www.llbean.com/llb/shop/19068?page=womens-bean-boots-by-llbean-rubber-moc

benchmade_pinkBenchmade 556-PNK Mini-Griptilians

The Benchmade Mini Griptilian Knife combines the unmatched function of the AXIS locking mechanism with the simplicity of a molded handle design in a smaller more manageable package than its big brother. Safe, reliable, smooth, and affordable, the Mini Griptilian is available with a combo edge and an available BT2 blade coating. Unleash the Mini-Griptilian's performance with a simple thumb rotation. The hand settles naturally over the palm-swelled shape and its textured skin.

Features:

Blade Material: 154CM, optional BT2 coating

Handle: Griptilian

Lock Mechanism: AXIS

Blade Style: modified drop-point

Blade Length: 2.91 in

Open Length: 6.78 in

Weight: 2.56 oz

Manufacturer Warranty: lifetime

MSRP: $100.00

http://www.benchmade.com/products/55X-PNK