After years of creating some of the best looking & safest helmets for action sports, Massachusetts-based Bern Unlimited has finally released a cycling-specific model. For all you cyclists’ dying to ditch your pointy, space-age, Tour de Nerd style helmet, Bern’s Allston is the one. All the features you want, & no conehead. About time.
For surfers, skaters, & snowboarders, the only thing worse than stinky style is bragging about the barrel, handrail, or jump you just slayed. Trace is an activity monitor designed specifically for action sports that will allow you to brag using data instead of your mouth. It uses inertial sensors, algorithms & GPS to track your tricks and let’s you share the data through your socials.
This new driver from TaylorMade is being put to the test & touted by tour pros currently battling it out on the world’s best courses. Granted, most of the guys get paid to say it’s a better driver but length doesn’t lie. And dudes swinging the SLDR are hitting ’em long. An adjustable weight allows you to tune your driver for proper drift or fade, depending on your desired correction.
Despite what the locals might tell you, the big sharks out there don’t actually want to eat you. Their bite is more like a taste test; one that occasionally leaves surfers legless. And even if they are maneaters, this wetsuit is emblazoned with a stripe pattern proven to confuse and deter hungry sharks, so they’ll stay away. And you get to keep your legs for walking and stuff.
You could encourage your kid to put down the football and try a sport like fencing, kiteboarding, or tennis. Or, you can get them this impact sensor to wear under their football helmet. It measures and tracks impacts to the head, allowing players, parents, & coaches to monitor the damage without guesswork. When the light is red, it’s time to hit the bench.
NOCQUA Adventure Gear just launched these LED lighting systems for your SUP board or kayak. They light up the water beneath you at night using a rechargeable battery. Small fish & other marine life will be attracted to the light. No info yet on whether they will also attract man-eating sharks or deadly jellyfish to your evening paddle.
Nike’e new Incyte ball is so good it was quickly put into play for pro league games in Spain, Brazil, Italy, & England. It strikes cleaner, travels faster & with Nike’s RaDaR (Rapid Decision and Response) visibility technology, the Incyte ball is even easier to see.
Biking to work is a good thing, unless you hit a few puddles or catch a rain shower on the way. Then you spend the rest of the day with a sketchy brown stripe running up your back. Ass Savers are little click-on fenders that mount to your saddle to prevent mud butt. They’re made of recyclable PP plastic and weigh only 15 grams.
Designed for serious swimmers, this waterproof MP3 player produces high-quality sound without the use of earbuds. Instead it uses bone conduction transmission, which sends vibrations through your cheekbones directly to your inner ear, allowing you to listen to music and audio underwater the way your spirit animal the dolphin does. via
If Tiger Woods is actually complying with his court-ordered alimony payments, he really needs you to buy a pair of his new signature golf shoes from Nike. They’re probably not going to help you “score” like Tiger but they are built on Nike’s Free concept for guaranteed comfort & stability plus you can design a totally custom pair through NikeiD. Available June 7.