Curtiss Motorcycles Rolls Out Zeus, Their First Electric Bike at werd.com

Curtiss Motorcycles Rolls Out Zeus, Their First Electric Bike

Posted in Motorcycles and Rides

Alabama-based custom v-twin bike builders Curtiss Motorcycles (previously Confederate Motors) switched up their game to begin creating the next generation of electric motorcycles. Their first bike, Zeus, is quite clearly a beast of a different breed. It’s powered by a 14.4 kWh Li-ion battery pack & two high-output electric motors that produce in 170 hp (127 kW) and some serious torque.

Mystery Solved: It’s Called a Bumper Jack at werd.com

Mystery Solved: It’s Called a Bumper Jack

Posted in Gear and Tools

There is no known correlation between strapping one of these to your SUV and actually needing it, let alone knowing how to use it. Regardless, the old school Hi-Lift bumper jack has become essential equipment & a merit badge for both would-be overlanders and actual off-roaders. This one is 48” and built of cast and stamped steel components. And when you’re high-centered on a boulder or stuck in the ditch, it will come in handy. Watch YouTube videos for instructions on use.

The Hiuni Telescope Gives You Effortless Access to the Stars at werd.com

The Hiuni Telescope Gives You Effortless Access to the Stars

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

Before satellite signals and astronomy apps, a person had to know a little something about the cosmos to point a telescope skyward and know what they were looking at. Those days are long gone. Products like the Hiuni are the reason. This cassegrain style telescope is compact and self-guided. Paired with its companion app, it automatically rotates and adjusts to see precisely what you want to see in the night sky. A funded Kickstarter.

Vaustil Grills Merge Smart Tech with Argentinean Tradition at werd.com

Vaustil Grills Merge Smart Tech with Argentinean Tradition

Posted in Gear and Grill

Designed in Mexico, built in Austria and inspired by the charcoal grills used to make Argentinean meats in the classic tradition, the Vaustil Primero Grill features an integrated charcoal starter, height-adjustable v-profile grate and burn protection, plus a companion app that puts control of a 7-zone temperature sensor at your fingertips for perfect results every time. A funded Kickstarter.

Roll-Royce Unveils Their Cullinan SUV at werd.com

Roll-Royce Unveils Their Cullinan SUV

Posted in Exotic and Rides

Rolls-Royce made an SUV. No seriously. The all-new Cullinan is here.  It’s big and heavy, so that 563 horse twin-turbo V12 will come in handy.  It’s got 4-wheel drive & 4-wheel steering but it’s not particularly well-equipped for terrain much rougher than the valet lot. 22-inch wheels, 4 camera auto-parking system, floor to ceiling leather, onboard wi-fi, and all the other toys you’d expect to find in a Rolls.

BentoStack is a Sweet Storage Solution for All Your Apple Accessories at werd.com

BentoStack is a Sweet Storage Solution for All Your Apple Accessories

Posted in Gear

The Bento Stack was inspired by the classic Japanese lunchbox, but it’s actually for keeping your Apple accessories organized. The bottom compartment houses larger stuff like MacBook Power Bricks and iPad & iPhone power adaptors. The upper compartment is for smaller items: charging cables, dongles, headphones, AirPods, etc. Each compartment has its own lid: the bottom lid holds two extra Apple Watchbands and the top lid holds the Apple Pencil – and also doubles as an iPhone stand.

No Hands Needed With Klein Tools’ Clamping Light at werd.com

No Hands Needed With Klein Tools’ Clamping Light

Posted in Gear and Tools

With a design that features an integrated, adjustable clamp, this work light from Klein Tools grabs on & holds tight to just about anything, giving you hands-free light to get the job done. The head rotates a full 360º and pivots up to 90º. Its dual-mode brightness delivers 250 lumens and 8-hour runtime. The light also stands up on its own.

BMW Unveils Revved-Up M5 Competition Model at werd.com

BMW Unveils Revved-Up M5 Competition Model

Posted in Cars and Exotic and Rides

Taking a direct shot at Mercedes’ luxury-performance AMG lineup, the forthcoming M5 Competition from BMW upgrades the brand’s top 5 series model with more power, revamped suspension tuning, enhanced looks and a throaty exhaust tone. It’s powered by a 617 horsepower 4.4-liter, twin-turbo V8 that snaps from 0-60 in 3.1 seconds. With the optional M Driver’s package, its top speed of 189MPH leaves MB’s AMG E63 in the dust.

DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2: Quieter & Dialed for FPV Flight at werd.com

DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2: Quieter & Dialed for FPV Flight

Posted in Gadgets and Photography and Tech

Like the Phantom 4 Pro & Advanced before it, DJI’s newest quad-copter drone, the Phantom 4 Pro V2 features a 1-inch 20MP sensor capable of shooting 4K/60fps & burst mode stills at 14 fps but now is 40% quieter & also features an OcuSync HD transmission system, enabling wireless connection to DJI goggles and supporting automatic dual-frequency band switching. There’s also a new FlightAutonomy system for enhanced obstacle avoidance.

The River Bank is Your Source for Serious Portable Power at werd.com

The River Bank is Your Source for Serious Portable Power

Posted in Gadgets and Portable and Tech

In a sea of backup batteries and power supplies, the River Bank stands out for its unique ability to charge up to six devices at once. It consists of 3 separate stackable modules, all geared for different uses. The main module boasts a capacity of 25,600mAh—enough power to literally jumpstart your car 10X. Or your phone, camera, laptop, tablet, Qi device, and e-reader, all at once.

I’m Keith Hernandez: A Memoir at werd.com

I’m Keith Hernandez: A Memoir

Superstar first baseman Keith Hernandez claimed eleven consecutive Gold Gloves, a National League MVP Award, and enjoyed an illustrious career with the World Series-winning St. Louis Cardinals and the New York Mets. This is the story of his life and legacy in baseball and beyond, told in his own words.

Mercedes Introduces AMG GT 63 S 4MATIC+ Edition 1 at werd.com

Mercedes Introduces AMG GT 63 S 4MATIC+ Edition 1

Posted in Exotic and Rides

As if the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S 4MATIC+ wasn’t epic enough, MB is releasing an upgraded version of this high performance luxury sedan. The Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S 4MATIC+ Edition 1 will feature a 639-horse 4.0-litre V8 bi-turbo engine, exclusive paint colors, a carbon fiber AMG aero package, and a Nappa leather interior.