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Garmin’s Tacx Neo 2T Smart Trainer Feels Kinda Real at werd.com

Garmin’s Tacx Neo 2T Smart Trainer Feels Kinda Real

Posted in Bike and Equipment and Sporting Gear

To more closely mimic the feel of an outdoor ride, Garmin went deep on the update and redesign of the Tacx Neo 2T smart cycling trainer. The form factor itself was stiffened for truer performance running a new flywheel and axle that accommodates more different bikes. And the improved motor now delivers 2200 watts of power. Programmed to instantly react to speed, changes in inclination up to 25 % grade, and reproducing the feel of surfaces like cobblestone, it almost feels like the real thing.

Specialized Rolls Out Lightweight Turbo Vado SL E-Bike at werd.com

Specialized Rolls Out Lightweight Turbo Vado SL E-Bike

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

The latest e-bike from Specialized has evolved to balance lightweight efficiency and impressive power. Soon to be available with multiple power options, the Turbo Vado SL is 40% lighter than similar e-bikes—weighing just 33-pounds—offering pedal-assist speeds up to 28 MPH and a very respectable range of up to 80 miles. It features an integrated, frame-mounted motor and battery that also offers an optional range extender to add another 40 miles of commuting power.

Smooth Operator: Thousand’s Heritage Bike Helmet at werd.com

Smooth Operator: Thousand’s Heritage Bike Helmet

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

Streamlined, smooth and easy on the eyes, Thousand’s Heritage Bike Helmet is the antithesis of the pointy, perforated space helmet you definitely don’t want to wear on your casual Sunday bike ride. Available in a variety of retro-inspired colors and designs, the lightweight Heritage helmet is CPSC, ASTM F1492, & CE EN1078 safety certified, and features 7 subtle vents and a one-handed magnetic closure.

EyeRide HUD Makes Your Helmet Smarter at werd.com

EyeRide HUD Makes Your Helmet Smarter

Created by ex-BMW & Airbus optics and photonics engineers, the EyeRide HUD is a portable heads-up display that makes any helmet smart. Lightweight and powered by a Sony OLED, it is a patented all-in-one device with safe, hands-free functionality that helps you keep your eyes on the road. Approved for use in the U.S., Canada, & Europe, it provides a sharp, easy-to-read display that is infinitely safer than trying to use a smartphone while touring on 2 wheels. A funded Kickstarter.

Litelok Flexi-U Silver Makes Locking Up Easier & More Secure at werd.com

Litelok Flexi-U Silver Makes Locking Up Easier & More Secure

Posted in Bike and Gear for Men and Sporting Gear

With a flexible design that lets you lock your bike onto virtually anything, the Litelok Flexi-U Silver is an updated and upgraded U-Lock boasting patented technologies. The Patented Boaflexicore strap offers test-proven security while its patent-pending downward ‘line of sight’ locking mechanism and hardened aerospace-grade steel lock casing will make a bike thief think twice before messing with your ride. Available in 2 sizes: Regular (640g), Large (730g).

TaylorMade Truss Putters Look Like Nothing Else at werd.com

TaylorMade Truss Putters Look Like Nothing Else

Posted in Golf and Sporting Gear

TaylorMade’s new Truss putters are designed to offer added stability and improved feel. The triangular truss-shaped design creates multiple contact points, to reduce the amount of unsupported mass and deflection at impact. That translates to truer putts. Adjustable sole weights are also available allowing golfers to customize their putter, achieving precise head weights and CG positioning. Available February 14.

Jeep Introduces All-Terrain QuietKat e-Bike at werd.com

Jeep Introduces All-Terrain QuietKat e-Bike

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

Jeep makes Jeeps, so they enlisted Colorado-based e-bike maker QuietKat for their first foray into 2-wheeled vehicles. It’s an all-terrain, all-electric ride powered by a 750 Watt motor. It’s got 4.8” fat tires for tackling extreme terrain & the Rock Shox-built Fire-Link suspension gives it all the off-road capability you’d expect from a vehicle bearing the Jeep logo. Due out June 2020.

Nurvv Insoles Optimize Running Data At the Source at werd.com

Nurvv Insoles Optimize Running Data At the Source

For runners seeking to increase speed, improve their stride mechanics and remain uninjured, Nurvv Insoles are made for you. These connected footbeds feature 32 digital sensors that measure & track running data right at the source—your feet. Measuring cadence, step length, foot strike, pronation and asymmetry, they keep you informed. An app-based coaching component uses your data to provide personalized feedback, coaching, & custom workouts to help you improve.

This is One Cool Electric Vehicle at werd.com

This is One Cool Electric Vehicle

Posted in Automotive and Snow

Bobsla is not the first snow toy to come out of Austria’s Tirol region. It is however the first electric one we’ve seen. Like a GoKart for the ski slopes, Bobsla is a single-rider EV with dual snowmobile-style tracks powered by a compact 220V system. It sure looks like fun. The question is, will we ever see it shredding ski areas in the U.S.?

Ski Like You Used To with Roam Robotics’ Elevate Exoskeleton at werd.com

Ski Like You Used To with Roam Robotics’ Elevate Exoskeleton

Posted in Snow and Sporting Gear

Your brain wants to keep skiing but your legs say “Sorry, bro.” That’s where ROAM’s robotic Elevate exoskeleton comes in. Designed to offload up to 30% of bodyweight from your quads and knees, it enables seasoned skiers to continue to enjoy the sport they love free of discomfort—making it possible to enjoy longer ski days, longer ski vacations, and ultimately a longer skiing career. It uses small, lightweight pneumatic actuators; they’re connected to a power supply and device driver in a backpack that you wear. Simply strap on the exoskeleton, pull on the pack, power up, & shred.

Safe & Sound: The Unit 1 Helmet at werd.com

Safe & Sound: The Unit 1 Helmet

Posted in Snow and Sporting Gear

The Unit 1 System is a winter-sport helmet & headphone combo that brings solid hi-fi sounds to your days on the slopes for both music & communication. When your day is done, the headphones pop out for all your aprés activities. The helmet features an ABS hard-shell and an EPS liner to comply with ASTM 2040 and EN 1077B international safety standards. Glove-friendly buttons & 16-hour battery life seal the deal. Available for pre-order now.

The All-Electric Juiced Scorpion Looks Like a Modern Moped at werd.com

The All-Electric Juiced Scorpion Looks Like a Modern Moped

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

Juiced Bikes is a local San Diego brand building rad little e-bikes that merge the looks of a moped with the zero-emission silence of an electric powertrain. Their Scorpion model is available in two power options, a 750-watt & a 1000-watt, delivering ranges of 45 and 75 miles, respectively and as Class 2 e-bikes, pedal & throttle-assisted speeds up to 20MPH.

The Karoo Cycling Computer Makes Your Data Look Dope at werd.com

The Karoo Cycling Computer Makes Your Data Look Dope

The Karoo from Hammerhead is an easy-to-use Android-powered cycling GPS computer with a robust feature set and elegant, easy-to-use interface. It features a 3.5-inch color touchscreen made of military-grade Gorilla Glass and a 3200 mAh battery, the largest on the market, delivering 15-hours of continuous run-time. Syncs seamlessly with cadence sensors and power meters as well as apps like Strava.

Wilson & NFL Celebrate 100 Years of Pro Football with NFL 100 The Duke Ball at werd.com

Wilson & NFL Celebrate 100 Years of Pro Football with NFL 100 The Duke Ball

Posted in Equipment and Sporting Gear

Throughout American sports history, no brand has partnered with a league longer than Wilson and the NFL. And to celebrate 100 years of the NFL, they created the NFL 100 The Duke football – the closest you can get to the official ball of the 100th season. Made in the USA, this Official Size, 100% Horween leather ball is similar in feel to the original that’s graced the field with football greats past and present. It features commemorative NFL 100 branding as well as Wilson’s trademark on every panel—just like their real game balls.

The Specialized Enduro 29er Rolls Over Everything at werd.com

The Specialized Enduro 29er Rolls Over Everything

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

Specialized has created a whole new range of versatile, full suspension bikes. The all-new carbon frame Enduro range borrows from their DH bike designs to create geometry that works as well for climbing as it does on nasty descents. Available only in 29er tire sizing, they are purpose built for speed and control. Choose from 4 models including the fully dipped S-Works model.

Form Goggles Introduce Swimming’s First Smart Display at werd.com

Form Goggles Introduce Swimming’s First Smart Display

Form has created the only swim goggles with a smart display to deliver all your swim workout data, live in the water. Metrics like split times, distance, and more are displayed as you swim with info appearing right before your eyes on the inside of the lens. Developed in collaboration with top competitive swimmers and coaches, these goggles give water athletes all the data they need to stay on top of their training.