The leather crafters at hard graft are known for blending the classic with the modern and their 1st Edition Travel Bag does just that. A vegetable-tanned leather exterior featuring a buckle closure and shoulder straps surrounds a zippered wool felt duffle interior.
Aside from the engine, which comes from a Honda 125 SuperSport, nearly every piece of this new bike from Bandit9 is handmade. The metallic unibody is made from a single block of aluminum & for the creation of the high-gloss, waterproof, burl wood side panels, the Bandit9 boys recruited a guitar luthier & a yacht maker. It’s all bespoke, from the suede seat to the alloy exhaust and only 9 of these little city-street rippers will be made.
Somewhere on this planet, old-fashioned board games are apparently popular enough to warrant the creation of things like this: solid wood tables that transform from finely-crafted furniture to gaming tables featuring special drawers, flip-down desks & player stations designed specifically for playing Scrabble, D&D, Parcheesi or whatever.
There are more choices than ever for finding the perfect camping trailer. If a heavy-duty off-grid & off-road shelter, shower, & kitchen fit the bill for your trips, a Turtleback Trailer could be the one. Built on a tube steel frame, their trailers feature 42-gallon water tanks for the sink & shower, a pull-out kitchen with a stainless 2-burner stove, retractable awning, and a choice of optional roof-mounted tents.
John Deere green is a classic color but when the time comes to take your XUV down to the club or out cruising the strip, the Midnight Black Special Edition will blend in much better. For a limited time, two of their most popular Gator models are available with custom matte black paint, black & alloy rims & Maxxis Big Horn tires.
The newest Polaris-built Indian is The Scout, a model that hadn’t been revamped since it was dubbed “the world’s fastest Indian” back in 1967. Unveiled this week at Sturgis, the man-sized classic cruiser weighs in at a hefty 562-pounds, powered by a 1133cc V-twin that churns out 100 horsepower.
Modern and minimalist, this outdoor kitchen was designed & built in Estonia using an aluminum frame that features a durable, weatherproof, powder-coat finish. The modular design allow you to choose & create your own configuration of a worktop, charcoal grill, and sink as well as an optional firewood rack for a complete backyard cook, chill & grill station.
Are you a Star Wars fan or fanatic? Handmade in Nepal using hand-knotted wool and bamboo, this 6′ X 6′ Death Star rug from Toronto-based rugmaker Totem, is not just ultra-cool, it’s also ultra-limited. Only 5 were produced. Would you?
The Slingshot rolls on 3 wheels but that’s where similarities to the the Can-Am Spyder end. Polaris’ new 173-horse roadster is not some snowmobile with wheels; it’s more car than cycle; powered by a 2.4-liter GM Ecotec motor with passengers sitting side-by-side at a road-hugging 5-inches off the road.
Remember the Porsche Cayenne? Well, it appears Porsche finally has, too. For the release of four new Cayenne models, they’ve updated the front-end & rear-end styling and ditched the base model for 2015, offering an upgraded Cayenne Diesel, the Cayenne S, a new S E-Hybrid and the top-of-the-line Cayenne Turbo.