The 80s-era BMW K100 is a fairly unexciting dad-bike built for reliable road cruising. But, now that it’s reached middle age, it’s becoming a popular, affordable custom platform. Italy’s Unit Garage is now offering garage-build kits that convert the K100 into a classic 70s style scrambler, with a high-exit 4-into-1 exhaust, a shortened seat assembly, bobbed fenders, moto bars, Dakar-style graphics and more. via
The Gold Phantom speaker from French startup Devialet, is a beautiful beast. The glossy 25-pound orb is trimmed with real 22-carat Rose Gold. It pumps out an incredible 4500 watts of distortion-free audiophile quality sound and connects to devices wirelessly using Bluetooth, Wi-fi, Spotify Connect, & Apple AirPlay.
Options for off-road camping just keep getting better. The latest entry is Australia’s Lotus Campers Off Grid model, a compact (14 feet) merges a rugged exterior & off-road features with a luxurious and well-designed interior that features a modern kitchen, bathroom & Italian leather sofa as well as a rooftop AC unit. Power for the LED lighting, sound, & entertainment system comes from a pair of 150-watt solar panels.
You can tell the cop it’s “technically a bike” and it is. See the pedals? But with it’s tuned 49-cc (or optional 125-cc motor) this “bike” is gonna get you there quick. The whole thing is overbuilt to handle the speed & support weight of the drivetrain: adjustable forks, 4-piston hydraulic brakes, & 3-inch wide rims. A rear rack is built for carrying cargo & additional fuel to take you up to 300 miles without hitting a gas station.
With a top speed of 85 MPH, Teal is the world’s fastest production drone. Developed by a Utah-based company, it streams 720 vision & films in 4K at 24fps. Navigation is GPS-driven & its powerful on-board computer is capable of complex machine learning algorithms. It can be controlled by a tablet or phone app but with its speed, a transmitter control unit might be a safer bet.
Sony is stepping squarely into the high-end TV market with the release of their Z Series 4K HDR Ultra HD line. HDR is High Dynamic Range, which means hyper-realistic, deeper blacks and super high contrast—this is achieved with Sony’s Backlight Master Drive Technology, which, Sony says, takes the 4K Ultra HD experience a step further into the future. 65, 75 and 100-inch models will be available.
The teardrop camper design time-tested & proven but Oregon Trailer has created one made for legit off-road action. The built-to-order TerraDrop campers feature heavy duty off-road suspension & all-terrain tires with loads of options for customizing the kitchen, interior, cargo carriers, & extras like solar systems & roopftop tents.
SylvanSport makes ultra-light modular camper trailers & they teamed up with portable solar specialists Goal Zero to create an integrated solar kit for the GO Trailer. The Sunny Side Up kit features a Yeti 400 solar generator, 2 solar panels, a 350–lumen LED light & all the accessories needed to run lights, power your devices, even watch movies when you’re off on an adventure.
If you’re thinking about a hot soak at home, there are lots of reasons why a durable, portable Softub makes more sense than a traditional acrylic hot tub. Here are just a few: It sets up in minutes with no site prep. It plugs into a regular household outlet for power. Heating it costs less than half. When you’re done with it, one person can easily roll it away for storage or to a new spot indoors or out.
For 90 years, Ducati has been setting the standard in Italian motorcycle design. To celebrate their 90th, they’ve built a limited edition birthday bike: a 1299 Panigale S Anniversario, featuring the race-tuned 205 HP SuperQuadro 1285cc engine, retro racing graphics, & gold Marchesini rims. Only 500 of these bikes will be made.