After the death of Buell Motorcycles in 2009, the crew at Magpul Motorworks began a project to reinvent the abandoned 1125R and 1125CRs, Buell’s last bikes. Their reinvented custom machine features a wild, new linkage fork front-end, cockpit set-up, exhaust & tail section in a limited run of just 47 bikes.
TomTom’s Golfer watch tracks all your golf data while giving you graphics and precise yardages to greens and hazards. It comes pre-loaded with course data for over 34,000 courses and updates wirelessly through your smartphone.
Starting a fire like a caveman is cool if you’re Bear Grylls but the fireSLEEVE makes an ordinary Bic lighter waterproof. Much more convenient. The little plastic case also floats, allows you to lock the gas lever on, and features attachment points so you can strap it on and keep it handy.
The Marines in Battalion 3/5 all signed up for action in Afghanistan but little did they know only half of their team would make it through the tour. This book, by veteran Bing West tells the tale of the 50 brave men who miraculously survived 6-straight months of IEDs and ambushes while high-ranking military strategists tried to figure out, well, a strategy.
The Chargerito is the world’s smallest phone charger; roughly the size of a car key fob. Offered with Apple Lightning connection or USB, it also features a built-in bottle opener.
VW is unveiling their XL Sport concept next week at the Paris Motor Show, a fuel-sipping Audi A8 look-alike with butterfly doors that’s powered by an 1199-cc Ducati Superleggera V-twin. Its top speed of 168MPH with just 200 horsepower is achieved through ultra-streamlined aerodynamics. A .258 drag coefficient actually makes this the most aerodynamic sports car in the world.
The latest addition to the never-ending profusion of totally righteous The Big Lebowski licensed products comes in the form of an old school, full-sized pinball game. Designed by Dutch Pinball, it features video clips & audio samples from the movie as well as a sub playfield that’s a replica Brunswick bowling alley.
This new collection of running gear from Nike is specially designed for winter; featuring insulated, breathable and weather-resistant fabrications plus extra reflective trims and patterns for better visibility. The winterized collection includes 4 of their most popular footwear styles as well as jackets and tights.
Digitsole is not the first heated insole but it is the first one you can control with your smartphone. Aside from temperature adjustment, it also tracks your distance and counts burned calories. Another fully funded Kickstarter project.
Lamborghini’s Asterion Hybrid Concept car is being unveiled this week at the Paris Motor show. The mid-engine gasoline hybrid sports a 5.2-liter V10 capable of speeds near 200MPH. If it actually reaches production, this will be a nice alternative to the Prius.