Stuff that lands in the “cool for dads” category usually makes you cringe but the Piggyback Rider is pretty cool. It’s an effortless way to carry a kid over 2-and-a-half or up to 60-pounds. A comfortable harness system that features a no-slip foot bar, gives your grom a better view and keeps them right where they want to be. via
Most earbuds designed for action have some sort of wack headgear going on: earclips, neckband, etc. Not these new ones from Sol Republic. They’re designed for running but actually look normal. A small, pliable ring around the earbud keeps them snug & in place even when you’re pouring sweat.
When you’re all packed into your spandex for a ride, you want to keep your cargo to a minimum but you always want to be equipped for the inevitable flat. Here’s what you need: the lightest bike pump ever made. It’s made of carbon fiber, features a Presta tip, and weighs only 21 grams. Unfortunate name though.
These dry bags are built for extreme conditions. With welded construction and a waterproof seam, they’re made of abrasion-resistant 600D TPU laminated fabric, which is tough, plus it’s also PVC free and UV resistant. Available in several sizes and colors.
It’s an iPhone dock made of concrete; a material chosen not just for its industrial good looks but for its weight. Should you need two hands to get your phone out of the charging dock? No. And when the dock is a 1.25-lb chunk of concrete you won’t need two hands. Just yank on it. via
The Transporter is your own unlimited private cloud, giving you access to all your files on all your devices any time; anyplace with no monthly fees. It also allows you to share your music and photo files privately with everyone you want. They offer two flavors. One with an internal hard drive and another called the Sync (shown above) that allows you to plug your own drive in.
It’s got 12 tools: a straight blade, wood saw, serrated blade, bottle opener/flathead screwdriver, micro flathead screwdriver, micro Phillips screwdriver, file, Phillips screwdriver, pliers, scissors, LED flashlight, and mirror/tweezer/pick/pen. And the tools are removable so you can mix, match & customize your knife for every outing. via
Nodus makes clean simple leather cases for iPhone, Galaxy, and iPads but instead of clicking, sliding, or locking into the cases, their design uses micro-suction cups to hold yor device securely inside. This makes attaching & removing your device from the case fast & easy.
We know you’ve mastered cranking it yourself but this iOS app-driven electric hoist makes it way easier to lift your stuff up for elevated, out-of-the-way storage. myLIFTER will lift up to 50 pounds.
German engineering. It just makes sense. Festool builds some of the best-designed powertools in the world as well as logical accessories like this toolbox that doubles as a miniature worktable complete with holes for clamps and hold-downs, creating a functional work surface wherever you take it.