Smart watches that require you to carry your phone are never going to catch on with athletes. And that’s precisely the reason why the IRONMAN ONE GPS+ from Timex will catch on. This thing let’s you ditch the brick but still allows you to get music, messaging and track all your training data while running, riding, etc.
Classic British saddle-maker Brooks has been building better bike stuff since the handlebar mustache was supposedly cool the first time. And they’re still at it. This new tool features 7 allen keys, 3 screwdrivers, four spoke wrenches, a chain tool, a bottle opener, & a knife. It comes in a leather case.
In what was billed as the “Fight Of The Century” in 1971, an undefeated Muhammad Ali battled Smokin’ Joe Frasier for 15 brutal rounds but eventually lost by a controversial decision. In two weeks, the very gloves that Ali wore in this historic bout will hit the auction block. A pair of Ali’s gloves aren’t just sports memorabilia; they’re an artifact of American pop culture.
Inspired by the folding bicycle, the switchblade comb, and exorbitant baggage fees, this new golf club design uses interchangeable club heads; making your golf bag considerably smaller. Once assembled, the clubs are standard size and supposedly work just like the ones in your bag now.
The Approach S6 has just made every other golf watch on the market obsolete. First-of-its-kind GPS technology gives the S6 the power to track & map your swing metrics including speed & power with SwingTempo, TempoTraining and SwingStrength functions. It also gives you full color course maps and smartphone notifications.
Roadies have been using electronic shifting systems for years but Shimano has just released the first one for mountain bikes. It’s called the XTR M9050 Di2. It runs off a single battery wired to the auto-shifting derailleurs with a bar-mounted LCD that feeds you gear info. Available Fall 2014.
Getting better at golf takes discipline—if you’re serious it means always being on the course instead of at home with the family. Fortunately SKLZ made this home golf range; a complete golf training system you can use right there at home. Develop your chipping, putting, and full swing play—even get video instruction from Rick Smith without ever leaving home. She’ll think it’s the perfect purchase.
This bluetooth & app-enabled smart soccer ball contains sensors that track your play data & sends it to your iPhone or iPod touch. Tracking flight trajectories, how hard the ball has been kicked, plus free kicks & corners, gives you lots of info to help focus your training.