Husqvarna just wheeled 2 sick bikes out at the EICMA cycle show in Milan: a pair of 401 concept machines designed by Austrian ID house Kiska. Both are lightweight & powered by a water-cooled 400cc motor in a trellis frame. The White Arrow is a streetfighter & the Black Arrow is a tough looking off-roader. If reactions at EICMA are positive, Husky says they’ll start production. via
The Hexo+ is an autonomous flying camera that follows and films you. The 6-blade heli drone links with your phone & the Hexo+ App making it nearly effortless to do your own automated aerial film shoots.
The UP3 is the world’s most advanced tracker; packed with state-of-the-art sensors that monitor your heart health, eating habits, sleep, and all sorts of activities. It counts steps, calories, alerts you to get active if you’re idle, and even offers coaching. Battery life is 7-days.
Chicago artisan Joe Wislar creates one-of-a-kind lamps and lighting with a style somewhere between steam punk and Rocket Age, using reclaimed auto parts and industrial ephemera.
This tablet stand is so slim and clean, it looks like it came straight out of the Apple design lab but no. The Slope by Dekke is an aftermarket item that works for all tablets. It’s made of aluminum and features a unique Nanofoam suction pad (with thousands of microscopic air pockets) that holds your tablet securely in place at an ideal reading angle. via
Powered by an all-electric outboard motor, the Quadrofoil is the most efficient PWC on the water. It’s a silent, zero emission hydrofoil that hovers and rides above the water at speeds of up to 20kts.
Acclaimed motorcycle writer and vintage bike expert Paul d’Orleans is the man behind the Vintagent website and his new book The Chopper tells the story of the rebel bike movement from its origins in the 1920s through the iconic Easy Rider age and up to today; packed with well-informed history, profiles of influential builders, and incredible photography.
This portable charger/multi-tool offers 300mAh of power from a Li-Ion battery you can charge up with solar or via USB to give you backup, off-the-grid juice for your phone, tablet, POV cameras, and other 1.5A USB devices. It also features an integrated flashlight and a fan attachment.
For precision, one-pass cuts on the big diameter stuff like timbers, beams, & railroad ties, a standard circular saw just won’t do but German powertool wizards Festool created a saw that will do. The Sword Saw is a combination circular saw and chainsaw that offers a nearly 8-inch cutting depth, and a guide rail system that makes precision mitre cuts up to 60º.
Jones Snowboards are named for founder Jeremy Jones, the world’s foremost big mountain rider and star of the famed Deeper, Further, Higher film trilogy. His Mountain Surfer board however is not for first descents in Alaska; it’s for hiking up the nearest snowy hill and surfing down. Designed by renowned surf shaper Chris Christenson.