Logic suggests that a bigger, heavier bike lock is a better bike lock. But if you’re carrying an 8-pound U-Lock in your pack, the 2.2-pound Litelok will sound pretty good. It also looks cool. Litelok’s creators used multiple innovative lightweight materials to create the composite strap, a material they call Boaflexicore. This material can withstand sustained attacks from hacksaws, bolt croppers & cable cutters. A funded Kickstarter project.
Hard Graft’s Private Dopp Kit will look good in your bathroom or hers. Handmade in Italy, it features a double-zip top made of semi-vegetable tanned leather & a 3.5-inch deep cargo area made of heavyweight British cotton twill canvas.
A designer named Tinker Hatfield is the man behind Nike’s original Air Max released back in ’87. But that enduring design was not the only one Tinker submitted. This is. It’s the 2015 Air Max Zero—initially rejected by Nike it has now surfaced after lying dormant for almost 30 years.
Braasi Industries is a Prague-based brand focused on urban cycling gear. The Webbing Pack is a roomy, roll-top pack made of burly 1100D Cordura and features a net of webbing straps for attaching bulky cargo. Attach your lock, helmet, and with a carabiner or 3, pretty much anything else you may need for your ride.
Handcrafted in America by a 24-year old blacksmith from Milwaukee, these axes, knives, & hammers are original designs based on historical tools and feature the blacksmith’s unique decorative touches, making them as beautiful as they are functional.
Modern Industry’s first batch of the simple, sophisticated Bob Briefcase sold out immediately & it’s obvious why. Designed & built by hand in San Francisco, this handmade bag is made of Martexin Waxed Canvas and fits laptops up to 15″. The clamshell design makes it easier to organize & access all your stuff. It’s also got waterproof zippers, plenty of internal pockets, and a removable shoulder strap. Good thing they made more.
Coming soon: All 60 episodes of your favorite crime drama in 16×9 full-screen Blu-ray HD plus 4 behind-the-scenes documentaries, a cast & crew Q & A video, & hours of other extras. Please binge responsibly.
Artist Jenni Sparks teamed up with Evermade to create this series of intricate hand-drawn city maps. They feature attractions & landmarks of all types—they’re colorful, humorous, and also quite accurate. Choose Berlin, Paris, New York, San Francisco, or London.
Blue Freedom is the world’s smallest hydropower plant; a pocket-size power supply that charges up with the power of moving water. Drop the little turbine into the brook by your campsite and in one hour underwater it generates 10 hours of power for your smartphone, camera, & other electronics.