Sporting Gear

Jones’ Lightweight Utility Trouper is the New Golf Bag Dad Deserves at werd.com

Jones’ Lightweight Utility Trouper is the New Golf Bag Dad Deserves

Posted in Golf and Sporting Gear

The Utility Trouper from Oregon-based Jones Sports, is a hardworking stand bag loaded with the features you need to play your best. At 5 pounds, it’s a half-pound lighter than the previous model. Its 5-way top with integrated easy-grab handle keeps you moving across all terrain, you can choose double or single-strap carry with a lumbar cushion for comfort, there’s a mesh pocket for your phone & bluetooth speaker, and yes, there’s an insulated beverage pocket.

The Apple-Approved SmartHalo Cycling Computer Gets a Refresh at werd.com

The Apple-Approved SmartHalo Cycling Computer Gets a Refresh

Posted in Bike and Gadgets and Tech & Gadgets

With its big, bold display & super-simple interface, the SmartHalo 2 is a powerful, easy to use cycling computer and more. The patented Luminous Halo lighting gives you visuals—on performance metrics: speed, distance, calories, elevation, CO2 saved and time, & turn-by-turn navigation. It also features a 110dB security alarm, a light, and voice assistant. This is a funded Kickstarter.

Nua Electrica E-Bike Looks Normal and Doesn’t Need Manual Charging at werd.com

Nua Electrica E-Bike Looks Normal and Doesn’t Need Manual Charging

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

The secret to the clean lines and decidedly “normal bike” look of the hand-built Nua Electrica is the Zehus BIKE + system—a lightweight (6 lb.) and compact e-bicycle motor-and-battery combo that replaces a standard rear hub. It’s a 250w unit paired with a 160wh self-charging battery pack that delivers 90km of range on assist & up to 30 km on full power assist at max speed of 15MPH. With its premium titanium frame, silent belt drive, and Ti parts from fork, stem, bars, post & beyond, the Electrica brings a fresh aesthetic to e-bike design.

Electra Rolls Out New Café Racer-Inspired E-Bike at werd.com

Electra Rolls Out New Café Racer-Inspired E-Bike

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

With retro styling inspired by 60s-era café racers, the Café Moto Go from Electra Bikes combines a timeless look with the latest in e-bike tech. Its low-friction Gates Carbon Belt Drive is powered by a mid-mounted Bosch Performance Speed motor and in-tube 500 Wh battery—enough juice for speeds up to 28 mph. A bullet headlamp lights the way & a Bosch Purion trip computer logs your miles.

TaylorMade Updates Its Original One Mini Driver at werd.com

TaylorMade Updates Its Original One Mini Driver

Posted in Golf and Sporting Gear

Paying homage to TaylorMade’s Original One driver which debuted 40 years ago, the brand has revived the unique club. This is the 3rd version of the club and far from a throwback, as it features multiple new materials, a face-flex enhancing sole slot, an adjustable hosel and “Twist Face” design. This big little driver bridges the gap between oversized drivers and a 3-wood to give players more options for using the ideal club for the shot.

TrackMan 4: The Ultimate Golf Training & Data Tool at werd.com

TrackMan 4: The Ultimate Golf Training & Data Tool

Posted in Golf and Sporting Gear

A launch monitor provides analytics on what happens to a golf ball when it’s struck by a club. The Trackman 4 takes the data to a ridiculous new level, utilizing a dual radar system to track everything the club does before, during, and after impact – from club path and face angle to swing direction and spin loft. The other radar system tracks the full ball flight – from launch to landing and everything in between; including launch angle, spin rate and curvature.

Hydro Flask Introduces Journey Series Hydration Packs at werd.com

Hydro Flask Introduces Journey Series Hydration Packs

As one of the most popular and visible water bottle brands, Hydro Flask is now moving into other forms of portable hydration, namely backpacks with bladders. The Journey Series hydration packs combine versatile & well-designed high performance day-packs with an insulated 3-liter hydration system that uses Cold Flow technology to keep water cold for over four hours. Choose from a 10-liter or 20-liter model.

The Titleist TS4 Driver Kills the Spin at werd.com

The Titleist TS4 Driver Kills the Spin

Posted in Golf and Sporting Gear

Reducing ball spin on your drives makes them go longer & straighter. And if spin is your fatal flaw, Titleist has your new driver. The TS4 is a spin-killer that made its PGA Tour debut this week at the Valero Texas Open. With a smaller, classic pear-shaped head, & lighter, variable-thickness face, this driver moves faster, which shifts weight to minimize spin. The TS4 will be available in 8.5-, 9.5- and 10.5-degree versions & features a 16-position SureFit adjustable hosel, allowing players to change the loft and lie angle of the club.

Taylormade’s TP5 Pix Balls Give You The Visual at werd.com

Taylormade’s TP5 Pix Balls Give You The Visual

Posted in Golf and Sporting Gear

The new TP5 Pix from Taylormade is more than just another colorful golf ball. Based on the brand’s pro-level performance 5-piece tour ball, the TP5 Pix features bold colors and graphic patterns that help serious golfers get a visual on how their ball is rotating—primarily on the green. See what you’ve been missing.

Bontrager Just Created the Safest Bike Helmet Ever at werd.com

Bontrager Just Created the Safest Bike Helmet Ever

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

Trek Bikes’ Bontrager brand just released a cycling helmet that may just be the safest bike helmet ever made. It features a new technology called WaveCel developed by the Bontrager product team with the help of an orthopedic surgeon and a biomechanical engineer. Through extensive testing, this technology is credited with making the WaveCel series helmets 48X more effective at preventing concussions.

Tomorrow’s Tennis Racket is Here Today: The Wilson Clash 100 at werd.com

Tomorrow’s Tennis Racket is Here Today: The Wilson Clash 100

Posted in Equipment and Sporting Gear

Wilson’s latest innovation in the evolution of the tennis racket is the Clash, a groundbreaking design that combines two new technologies. FreeFlex, a proprietary carbon construction that enables the frame to bend both horizontally and vertically. StableSmart balances out this increased flexibility—it’s unique frame geometry allows the Clash to bend only where it’s designed to, providing the rigidity that intense play demands. The new racket launches with 2 models, the Clash 100 and slightly heavier Clash 100 Tour.

Treat Your Feet To Dahu Ski Boots On & Off The Slopes at werd.com

Treat Your Feet To Dahu Ski Boots On & Off The Slopes

Posted in Snow and Sporting Gear

Swiss ski boot maker Dahu may have just solved one of the greatest challenges in ski boot design: out-of-the-box comfort. Their boots, which feature a plastic exo-skeleton, look like nothing else on the market. Lots of material is cutaway but the boots still deliver the rigid support and close fit essential to proper function. The inner liner can also be worn on its own comfortably for aprés, as they’re waterproof and feature a rubber outsole. Available Fall 2019.

Titleist Unveils Matte Black 718 AP Series Irons at werd.com

Titleist Unveils Matte Black 718 AP Series Irons

Posted in Golf and Sporting Gear

Titleist’s popular, high performance 718 AP2 and 718 AP3 irons have garnered quite a following since their release almost 2 years ago. Now, a week before the 2019 PGA Merchandise Show, the company has announced it is releasing matte black PVD-finished versions of the clubs. In addition to the murdered-out heads, these irons also feature TruTemper AMT Onyx shafts and all-black Golf Pride Tour Velvet 360 grips.

Burton Snowboards Founder Unveils Limited “Mine 77” Collection at werd.com

Burton Snowboards Founder Unveils Limited “Mine 77” Collection

Posted in Snow and Sporting Gear

Jake Burton, the man behind the world’s number one snowboard brand, has created a collection of technical outerwear and accessories all of his own design. With ideas and innovations created by Jake himself, the Mine 77 collection is a range of 17 limited-edition, rider-focused products that includes outerwear, streetwear, a backpack, & more.

VanMoof E-Bikes Deliver Effortless Speed & Built-In Security at werd.com

VanMoof E-Bikes Deliver Effortless Speed & Built-In Security

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

VanMoof’s streamlined electric bikes look more like a normal bike than most we’ve seen but there’s no question they do a lot more. They’ve got an integrated 2-speed transmission driven by a 250-500W front-wheel hub motor. They can hit a top speed of just under 20 mph and boast a range of 37 miles in full power mode & 93 miles in Economy mode. They’re also equipped with integrated LED lighting, tamper detection technology & an ear-splitting alarm for theft deterrence.

Compared To Other Folding E-Bikes, Carbo is a Featherweight at werd.com

Compared To Other Folding E-Bikes, Carbo is a Featherweight

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

Weighing in at just 28 pounds, Carbo is the world’s lightest folding e-bike. It’s got a carbon fiber frame, an efficient Samsung battery integrated into the seatpost, a range of 40 miles in pedal-assist mode or 28 miles in full electric at speeds up to 20mph. It also unfolds to ride or folds back up in just 10 seconds. Easy peazy. A funded Indiegogo.

Coast Introduces Dirtbike-Inspired Buzzraw X Line Of Electric Bikes at werd.com

Coast Introduces Dirtbike-Inspired Buzzraw X Line Of Electric Bikes

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

Too many electric bicycles emit that Bay Area tech nerd vibe. Not the case for the new Buzzraw X series from Singapore-based Coast cycles. Available in three versions, the buzzraw X pedal, the buzzraw X750 and buzzraw X250, these dirtbike-inspired electric cruisers feature full suspension, 5-hour battery life, oversized wheels, and sweet options like silent belt drive, and a bar-mounted digital display to track speed & battery life.

This Sleeping Bag is Purpose-Built for Cyclists at werd.com

This Sleeping Bag is Purpose-Built for Cyclists

Posted in Bike and Camping Gear and Gear for Men

For cyclists out there mashing away on multi-day rides, Rapha has designed a comfortable, lightweight sleep system. Their new Explore Down Sleeping Bag features high-loft 850-fill-power down with a DWR coating for moisture resistance and a temperature rating to 15º. Designed to work in tandem with their Explore Down jacket, the upper part of the bag is thinner, which saves weight and makes it much more compact for transport in your bike bag.

Bushnell Hybrid Golf Rangefinder Delivers Both Laser & GPS Yardages at werd.com

Bushnell Hybrid Golf Rangefinder Delivers Both Laser & GPS Yardages

Posted in Gadgets and Golf and Sporting Gear

Bushnell’s all-new Hybrid model combines a golf rangefinder and GPS into one unit, the world’s first to offer a fully integrated display featuring both laser and GPS yardages. It’s pre-loaded with 36,000 global courses & uses bluetooth for auto-upload of new courses. The laser delivers 5X magnification and offers a 400-yard range that is accurate to within 1 yard.