Just unveiled at the Frankfurt Auto Show, Ducati’s new Monster 1200R is the meanest monster ever made, featuring the 160-horsepower Twin Spark 1198 Testastretta 11° V-Twin found in the Diavel & Multistrada. The 1200R also packs 15 more horses than the outgoing 1200S and it’s a bit lighter, too.
Milled from a chunk of solid brass, this key ring slips easily onto your belt loop, right where you want to keep those keys. It also offers another essential function: bottle opener. Made in the USA.
We know Thule for their roof racks but the Swedish brand also makes innovative backpacks and bags. Their latest offering is a whole range of high-quality cases and packs designed specifically for your GoPros and other action cameras. From a full-size padded pack to a lightweight sling bag and zippered accessory cases, they’ll keep your gear safe, dry, and organized.
SlingFin is a new tent brand founded by a group of outdoor industry vets who’ve been focused on making tents worthy of Everest expeditions but they just launched a new line of ultralight tents aimed at backpackers. The 2Lite is a 2-person, 3-season tent that weighs just 2 lbs, 14.1oz. & features nearly vertical walls that make its 28-square foot floor feel even bigger.
It will blend in tastefully with your decór while providing crisp, clear, room-filling sound. B&O’s BeoPlay bluetooth A6 speaker does not look like a speaker, which is a good thing; but it does feature 5 amp & 5 speaker BANG & OLUFSEN sound & that is a very good.
Terry Gilliam co-founded Monty Python’s Flying Circus & went on to direct weirdo classics like Time Bandits, Fear & Loathing In Las Vegas, & the Fisher King. The acclaimed screenwriter, animator, director & all around creative cat has now penned a memoir.
Funded on Kickstarter, the Shine solar-powered flashlight can also charge your smartphone. This combo light/battery pack can also be used as a lamp with its handy coiled (& waterproof) pendant cable. It’s got enough power for 30-hours of light or 3-4 charges for your iPhone.
Car nerds are calling it a Tesla killer. Porsche calls it the Mission E Concept, an 800-volt luxury sedan with a 310-mile range that Porsche claims can re-charge to 80% in just 15 minutes. Aside from its sculptural good looks and efficiency, its 0-62MPH in 3.5 will help you remember that deep-down it’s still a Porsche; that is, if they actually make the car.
Infento kits put you & the kid in charge of building the wagon, tricycle, or bike. With plans simple enough for kids to understand, these toys are all constructed using a single hex tool. Fun to build, fun to ride & junior learns valuable skills. 3 kits available.
SteelSeries wasted no time releasing the first dedicated game controller for the all-new Apple TV. And this full-sized wireless controller looks legit: a D-Pad, two thumbsticks, four shoulder buttons, and a menu button plus 40-hour battery life.