Fortified Bike Lights was born when one of the brand’s founders had his bike light stolen & then got nailed by a car. The MIT grads at Fortified set out to design & develop a super-bright, anti-theft bike light & that’s exactly what they’ve done. Their Li-Ion powered headlight & taillight system is simple, solid, and comes with a no-questions-asked lifetime warranty.
The crew at Kickr developed an easy way to convert your existing longboard into an electric vehicle that will do 20mph. Not only will this universal drivetrain mount to your current set-up without the need for new parts or add-ons but never having to push again means your sport sandals will last much longer, too.
Field Notes is constantly updating their offerings with fresh colorways and occasional editions. Their latest limited run of pocket notebooks celebrate the colors of beer. Stout, IPA, Lager, Amber, etc. These notebooks also feature a new heavyweight cover stock and three packs come with a pub style coaster also designed by Field Notes frontman Aaron Draplin.
The BioLite campstove is an award-winning design that burns biomass instead of gas to cook camp meals and charge electronics. By the looks of their latest add-on, the KettlePot, this ultra-efficient camp cooking system just keeps getting better. The kettle design makes boiling and pouring hot drinks fast & easy and also works as a thermos to keep them warm.
Retro, 70s-style cruiser skateboards are easy to find but you’ll have to do some searching to find ones handmade with recycled and sustainable woods like bamboo, & oak. Or, as usual, just let us do the searching. And now the sharing: Natural Log skateboards are made right in our backyard, San Diego, California. via
If you want something truly special to remember your life with Breaking Bad, get your bids in early at ScreenBid.com’s upcoming auction. They’ve got some hot BB items on the block: a pair of Walter’s tighty-whities, Tuco’s iced-out grill, some Los Pollos Hermanos fry batter buckets, and more—all props actually used on the show.
Loading, transporting & unloading a traditional kayak isn’t easy. That’s why these modular kayaks make sense. They clip together or apart for easy set-up & breakdown in just seconds. Instead of struggling with an unwieldy 16-foot plastic pontoon on & off the car roof, simply throw the pieces in the trunk and go. via
You won’t even be able see Uranus with that lame astronomy app for your iPad. If you really want to see what’s up, you’ll need serious hardware & this 20-inch diameter GPS-enabled telescope goes deep space. You’ll be able to watch the counter-rotation of the bands around Jupiter and see stellar winds in the Orion nebula. All kinds of stuff the iPad can’t deliver.
Acre is a new S.F.-based brand that makes cycling apparel and weatherproof packs for all-mountain riding. Their packs are hydration compatible and made in the USA while the apparel collection utilizes premium materials like Merino wools and Schoeller waterproof/breathable technologies. Coming soon. via
There are a couple of comments that this 13-inch talking Ron Burgundy action figure makes that are not PG-13. Which is one of the main reasons to buy it. The others, like his “classy” polyester suit plus the included robe, slippers, shades, and mug are also awesome but when he’s says, “You are a smelly, pirate hooker,” don’t act like you’re not impressed.