When you’re all packed into your spandex for a ride, you want to keep your cargo to a minimum but you always want to be equipped for the inevitable flat. Here’s what you need: the lightest bike pump ever made. It’s made of carbon fiber, features a Presta tip, and weighs only 21 grams. Unfortunate name though.
Nothing says “I’m serious about this” like a custom-made, boutique roadbike. And in terms of technology, The Carby Road is legit: carbon frame & fork plus DT Swiss wheels & an Sram Red 22 group make it an easy choice for the hardcore cyclist. The spillover coolguy points that the Deus nameplate brings are an extra bonus.
You know you should always wear your helmet when you’re skiing or snowboarding but when you’re packing for that trip, the helmet is always a pain accommodate. Carrera solves the problem with their new foldable snow helmet. It features a smooth, low-profile design that is also EN1077-B certified for impact safety.
You might want to get out there and explore the winter wilderness before the snow stops falling forever. And when you go, you could bring no better snowshoes than these. Designed and built in Norway, they feature a unibody honeycomb design and a rocker profile that makes traveling by foot in deep snow easier than ever.
Sandwichbike is a build-it-yourself bike made with a plywood frame. The idea of a bike offering flat-pack shipping and home assembly is the brainchild of Amsterdam-based designer Bastien Leijh. Years in development, the finished & fully functional Sandwichbike kit is now on sale.
The Brazuca is the official FIFA match ball for Brazil 2014, featuring a seamless construction and boasting FIFA’s highest performance rating for predictable trajectory, better touch, and low water uptake. If it works for the pros …
From the ape hanger handlebars to the banana seat to the wide, slick rear tire, this new 50th Anniversary Schwinn Sting-Ray is every bit as badass as the one you wanted as a kid but never got. Named for the Schwinn engineer Al Fritz who designed this iconic bike, the Fritz Fifty edition features all chrome finish with black trim details. There will only be 500 of these available exclusively at independent bicycle retailers during the first week of December.
This is an easy one, the One World Futbol Project has teamed up with powerful partners to develop the world’s most durable soccer ball. It’s indestructible and never needs a pump. And for every ball you buy, one is donated directly to disadvantaged children worldwide through a vast network of global organizations aimed at improving the lives of kids through sport and play.
You may never stroll the city in Google glass but when you’re shredding the slopes you may like the functions in Recon’s Snow2 goggle with heads-up display. And nobody will know you’re nerding out reading your speed, vertical drop, airtime, & distance. You can also sync it with your iOS or Android phone.