Tougher Than Ever: DeWalt Introduces the XP Series Tape Measure at werd.com

Tougher Than Ever: DeWalt Introduces the XP Series Tape Measure

Posted in Gear and Tools

Built to withstand pro-level use & abuse while delivering on the jobsite day after day, the XP Tape Measure is DeWalt’s toughest tape yet, including a case, blade coating & hook connection that are all heavy-duty. Dual-Core Technology is DeWalt’s patented spring system that utilizes two retracting springs for clean, catch free use & a rock-solid blade lock on every measurement.

The ZeTime Smartwatch Blends Analog Style with Tech Function at werd.com

The ZeTime Smartwatch Blends Analog Style with Tech Function

Posted in Gadgets and Tech and Watches

ZeTime is the world’s first smart watch with mechanical hands over a touchscreen. Designed in Switzerland, this always-on smartwatch blends classic design with a full-color screen and smart features like Caller ID and Calendar, plus 1-touch access & notifications for Facebook, Messenger, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Linkedin, Gmail, Skype, Hangouts, Uber, & more.  A funded Kickstarter.

MOAR is the World’s Most Powerful Full-Suspension, Fat Tire Folding Frame Electric Bicycle at werd.com

MOAR is the World’s Most Powerful Full-Suspension, Fat Tire Folding Frame Electric Bicycle

Posted in Bike and Sport

For use on the road or in the dirt, MOAR will take you for a ride without ever breaking a sweat. It’s a folding frame, full-suspension electronic bike with an 85 mile range, 750W motor, waterproof electronics, & projection headlights, plus turn signals, & brake lights. They offer 3 models to choose from, with setups for the weekend warrior, the daily commuter and/or the eBike enthusiast. A funded Indiegogo.

The River Mobile Power Station Has Your Backup at werd.com

The River Mobile Power Station Has Your Backup

Posted in Gadgets and Portable and Tech

At one third the weight & double the power of anything else on the market, River is an amazingly versatile portable power supply. It’s got a mega-capacity Li-ion battery (116,000 mAh with a total output of 500 watts) that will charge every device you own, multiple times. For ports, there are 2 USB Quickcharge 2.0,  2 USB, 2 USB Type C, 2 AC Outlets,  2 DC Outlets, &  a 12V car port. It can be charged by AC, the car port, or an optional solar panel.

Legit Bike Protection from a Zip-Tie Style Lock at werd.com

Legit Bike Protection from a Zip-Tie Style Lock

Posted in Bike and Sport

Fear not, your bike is protected. Even though the Hiplok Z-Lok kinda just looks like a zip-tie, it’s a legit lock with a stainless steel core and a double-sided locking mechanism that can only be released using its included two-pronged key. Sure, it’s a minimalist lock, but the fact is, bike thieves are looking for the hassle-free ride that they can just grab & go. With the Z-Lok, that plan goes nowhere.

The Gerstner 25X: a Classic Case for your Prized Possessions at werd.com

The Gerstner 25X: a Classic Case for your Prized Possessions

Posted in Gear

The original 1915 plans for the Gerstner 25 were lost in a flood but now Best Made Co. has re-engineered this classic wooden case as the 25X. Made of hand-finished American Cherry, it features an indexing series of drawers to neatly store a valued set of precision tools or a lifelong collection of keepsakes. A lock on the front panel keeps it secure.

Blunt Umbrellas are Wind-Tunnel Tested & Approved at werd.com

Blunt Umbrellas are Wind-Tunnel Tested & Approved

Posted in Gear

Designed to withstand harsh weather like no other, Blunt Umbrellas from New Zealand are wind-tunnel tested in winds up to 72-MPH. They feature blunt tips which are key to maintaining radial tension while standing up to wild winds & they come with a 5-year warranty. Available in 3 sizes & a variety of colors.

Nike Reimagines the 80s’-Era Air Current with this New Slip-On at werd.com

Nike Reimagines the 80s’-Era Air Current with this New Slip-On

Posted in Sneakers and Wear

With the release of the Current Slip-On, Nike gives a modern update to the classic 80s Air Current silhouette. It’s a slip-on with an elastic strap on the instep and an overall streamlined construction featuring an upper of mesh & neoprene. Unlike it’s predecessor, the outsole is airless but still looks real cushy. Expect a release soon on Nike.com.

A More Social Hammock: The Nemo Cloudview at werd.com

A More Social Hammock: The Nemo Cloudview

Posted in Camping and Gear

Instead of surrounding you like a cocoon, Nemo’s Cloudview hammock is designed to give you a wide-open view of your surroundings. It features Layflat patterning in the fabric as well as Spreader bars to open it up & provide a beach chair-like posture. And while you’re taking it all in, there’s also an integrated no-spill drink holder & a pocket for your phone or tablet.

Honda Brings it’s First Robotic Lawnmower to U.S. Yards at werd.com

Honda Brings it’s First Robotic Lawnmower to U.S. Yards

Posted in Gear and Lawn

Miimo is the first robotic mower to be released from Honda in the U.S. Offered in two models that can tackle lawns up to .75 acres, this autonomous mower is driven by an on-board computer, sensors, & a timer, so you can set it & forget it and go back to doing more important things, like never pushing a mower around the yard again.

BrakeFree is the Smart Brake Light for Motorcyclists at werd.com

BrakeFree is the Smart Brake Light for Motorcyclists

Posted in Gear and Motorcycles and Rides

BrakeFree is an ultra-bright smart LED brake light that mounts onto the back of your helmet and has built-in sensors that automatically light up to let other drivers know whenever you’re braking, engine braking, or downshifting. Unlike your bike’s taillight, BrakeFree is at eye level, so it’s easier to see. It’s an additional safety feature—motorcyclists need those—and it requires no wired installation or connected apps. A funded Indiegogo.

The Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Makes Other Muscle Cars Look Weak at werd.com

The Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Makes Other Muscle Cars Look Weak

Posted in Cars and Rides

With the most powerful V8 ever put into a production car,  the forthcoming Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is supercharged drag racer that generates a neck-snapping 840 horsepower, making it a straight-line monster. So fast the NHRA banned it from competition. It’s a speeding ticket waiting to happen, if they can catch you. The Demon tears off the line going from zero to 60 in 2.3 seconds pulling 1.8 G’s (neck-snap) and posts a quarter-mile drag time of 9.65 seconds at over 140 MPH.