Portland, Oregon’s Icon brand turns out serious, premium quality American-made motorcycle gear. The latest addition to their line is a full-face helmet rendered in raw composite. No fancy paint job, no BS. Very Mad Max. The fog- free shield is optional.
What good is a wine barrel once it has been drained of its contents? Well, the folks from Napastyle figured something out. They’ve created this wine rack made from a pair of reclaimed oak barrel staves. It holds five bottles, which isn’t much wine really. Maybe you should get two.
Sci-fi writers & futurists have been promising this thing to us since way back in the day. Finally, the flying car is here. The Pal-V One is a 2-seat, 3-wheeled car that gets 28 mpg and hits ground speeds over 100. In 10 minutes you can transform it into a plane with a flight range of 500 miles. And Yes, you need a pilot’s license to take this thing up.
Snoop Dogg gained fame and made his name with a song about Gin n’ Juice but on album after album the Doggfather has always professed his love for the herbal essence. You can read all about it in his new book. Rolling Words is a songbook you can smoke, literally. It’s a collection of Snoop’s lyrics printed on rolling papers. Availability still unknown.
You either love the Dodge Viper or you hate, there’s no in between. The 2013 SRT model packs a seriously rebuilt & re-tuned power train. The 640 horse V10 is now even faster while the body has been shaved down and tightened up for a leaner, more muscular look. Sorry, haters, it’s sick.
These BackBeat GO headphones from Plantronics are wireless. Technically there is still one wire holding the pair of earbuds together but it’s not like the normal headphone wire that you get tangled around something and rip out of your iPod or iPhone three or four times every workout. These are Bluetooth buds, snag free for sure.
When you head out on a mission you always carry a bag or backpack. Now your car can, too. The Cargo Saddlebag is basically a backpack for your vehicle. It mounts to your roof rack and sits behind your car. The design means it’s easy to load and access plus it creates no aerodynamic drag unlike a rooftop carrier. You get better mileage so you’re saving on gas. Made of tough PVC backed polyester, it’s built to withstand wind, dust, and road grime. Add the waterproof liner and you’re 110% covered.
Though it looks like a stool designed to accommodate the bulk and girth of your mother-in-law’s back-side, this is actually a table made from vintage Japanese motorcycle parts. It was designed and built by the boys at Richmond, Virginia’s Classified Moto, creators of sick, one-off custom bikes, and cycle-themed art.
Enemies: A History of the FBI by Pulitzer Prize winner Tim Weiner is a history of America’s most powerful secret intelligence service. Drawn entirely from firsthand materials in the FBI’s own files, Weiner, who wrote an award-winning history of the C.I.A., Legacy of Ashes explores it all from founder J. Edgar Hoover’s 48-year rule by fear, force and fraud to today, in which it’s run pretty much the same way.
When it comes to performance outerwear, waterproofing and breath-ability are the hallmarks. The Switch LT hoody from Canada’s Westcomb brand delivers both. It features taped seams to keep out moisture, plus it’s made of Polartec NeoShell, so it breathes and weighs only 15 ounces. It packs down to almost nothing making it the perfect piece to thrown in your bag on these unpredictable spring days.