How the hell did we manage to play a round of golf before all the GPS units and apps came out? Who knows, but this one from Callaway is the first to offer aerial video flyover in a small device, using real aerial photos of the course, not renderings. It’s also got all the other features your score is depending on.
A bad swing that results in snapping the head off a driver is a golf tradition as old as the game itself. Now these casualties of the game come back to life at the 19th hole. Handmade from real vintage clubs, each bottle opener is one-of-a-kind.
Just like Tiger’s apparent return to victory, the introduction of the Nike Free sole to their golf shoe line was just a matter of time. And that time is now. In the same way that Tiger redefined both golf & lecherous womanizing in the modern era, the new Nike TW ’13 aims to redefine golf shoe comfort and performance.
Unlike your regular golf buddies, The Golf Buddy Voice isn’t going to encourage you to start drinking beer after three holes, but this tiny, hands-free GPS device will use its multilingual electronic voice to tell you distance yardage for each & every hole as you make your away around the course.
Audi is known for designing some pretty cool cars. And even though their E-tron electric cars are all still in concept, it stands to reason that Audi could design a pretty cool electric bicycle. This is it. The full-suspension E-Bike features a 5-mode Lithium-Ion powerplant that let’s riders choose how hard they want to work. The bike is designed for tricks and features on-board WLAN connectivity for posting stunts straight to the web.
Try to ignore all the hipster clichés in the site’s video and focus on the fact that trusted bike brand Specialized has created a lightweight, high performance electric bike. The C-rated Lithium-Ion battery accelerates quick and gets a full recharge in just two hours. This bike is called the Turbo because it goes 45 KPH. That’s metric for just under 28 MPH. At that speed you’ll probably need some ironic nerd glasses to keep your eyes form watering. Available in Europe May 2012.
We always thought the perfect golf watch would make the beer cart appear with just the push of a button but Garmin had a different idea. Their Approach S3 watch is a GPS-enabled unit that gives you info and assistance for over 27,000 global golf courses. But sadly no, no beer cart button.
If you’ve ever done any hunting, you know it’s pretty much impossible to find a pair of high quality cycling shoes that don’t look like some sort of space-age Tinkerbell boots. Leave it to Rapha to step up and deliver. And this Yak leather, carbon-sole shoe developed by Giro, Ecco, and Rapha is not just good looking, it’s a performer. And as you probably guessed, this quality costs. When they drop April 11th, they’ll run $450 a pair.
You use your iPhone for everything, so why not set it up as a cycling computer, too? Using technology from ANT+, the Wahoo Bike Pack includes a bar-mounted, waterproof case for your iPhone and a wireless speed and cadence sensor. Linked up with Wahoo Fitness App, it tracks all your fitness data: power, bike speed, heart rate, etc., plus it connects wirelessly to any other ANT+ devices you’re already using.
If you’re a big fan of Nike and technology but you’re not a runner, the whole Nike+ thing is pretty much useless to you. But now they’re launching Nike+ for basketball and training. Instead of tracking just distance and routes, this new app-driven “experience” charts jump height, hustle, and quickness. Available June 29, 2012.