Sporting Gear

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.

Store Your 2-Wheeled Toys in a Bike Box at werd.com

Store Your 2-Wheeled Toys in a Bike Box

Posted in Bike and Garage and Home Stuff and Motorcycles

Bike Box 24 is a dedicated garage for your motorcycle, quad, bikes, & other toys. Designed and made in Germany, it provides reliably secure storage & protection against weather, UV exposure, theft, & vandalism. Requires no building permit & is approved by insurance companies. It features an overhead swinging tailgate with hydraulic springs and constructed of galvanized metal & plastic. Lockable, waterproof, and ventilated.

The New Specialized Turbo Levo is the Brand’s Best E-Assist Bike Yet at werd.com

The New Specialized Turbo Levo is the Brand’s Best E-Assist Bike Yet

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

For 2019, Specialized has slimmed down their popular Levo E-assist mountain bike. The new Turbo Levo features a lighter frame design with all new geometry while shaving off 400 grams. It is offered with 2 levels of power: 500Wh and 700Wh as well as 4 performance levels from the base model up to the loaded S-Works Carbon build. All of them deliver increased power: 560 watts of pedal assist and 90Nm of torque.

Mate X is an Affordable & Fully Loaded Folding E-Bike at werd.com

Mate X is an Affordable & Fully Loaded Folding E-Bike

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

The model X from Copenhagen-based Mate Bikes is the latest e-bike from the creators of the world’s most popular folding e-bike. The new X is fully loaded and it folds up, too. Available with 3 levels of power: 250W, 250+, and 750W, it features a long frame for a comfortable upright posture, wide-rim fat tires, boasts a range between 35-55 miles, top speeds between 15 & 20 MPH, and if you pre-order a Mate X through the brand’s Indiegogo, you’ll save more than 60% off retail. Sounds like a decent deal, right?

CeramicSpeed Introduces A Chainless Bicycle Design at werd.com

CeramicSpeed Introduces A Chainless Bicycle Design

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

At the 2018 Eurobike expo, where all the new cycling gadgetry get unveiled, CeramicSpeed introduced a chainless bike design—a drivetrain concept that has been used in motorcycles, but never pedal-powered cycling. The CeramicSpeed “Driven” system is still in the  prototype phase but as it evolves could set a new standard in efficiency by eliminating derailleurs and chains with a more direct pinion-style driveshaft.

You Need This Basketball Hoop In Your Office at werd.com

You Need This Basketball Hoop In Your Office

With a backboard made of sustainably forested wood & a 9” diameter steel rim made in America, this wall-mounted indoor basketball hoop brings the look & feel of your favorite game inside. Perfect for shooting bricks across your office or playroom. The measurements are 23.5″ Long x 17.5″ Tall x 11″ Deep, so not quite regulation size but perfect for playing ball indoors. All mounting hardware and instructions are included.

Specialized Unveils Re-Designed S-Works Venge at werd.com

Specialized Unveils Re-Designed S-Works Venge

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

The Specialized S-Works Venge is a bike that has won many races and the new model is lighter and faster than ever. The frame weighs just  1020 grams and was designed using a technology called Free Shape Optimization with advanced aerodynamics software. It features a disc braking system and electronic gears—compatible with Shimano Di2, SRAM eTap and Campagnolo EPS systems only. In other words, the best components available.

Harley-Davidson Brings Back a Bicycle from 1917 at werd.com

Harley-Davidson Brings Back a Bicycle from 1917

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

If you always wanted a Harley but just can’t stand the noise, this may be your chance to ride a silent hog. Created by Chicago’s Heritage Bicycles, the new bike is a replica of a 100-year old bike that Harley actually produced and sold before turning their attention to motorcycles. The bike features a sprung saddle, an H-D chain ring, and original paint scheme. Only 10 of these bad boys will be made. Available from the HD Museum.  Inquire with them if you wish to be added to waitlist.

This Mechanical Bike Lift Couldn’t Be Any Easier To Use at werd.com

This Mechanical Bike Lift Couldn’t Be Any Easier To Use

Posted in Bike and Gear for Men and Sporting Gear

The Parkis Bike Lift is a simple way to get your bike up out of the way—storing your bikes vertically to save space & keep them safe & secure. It’s a mechanical system that locks onto the front wheel & rolls it up into an upright position. Easy up & down & made for use in the garage, on the balcony, or at your place of business. There are 3 models: all made of anodized aluminum with your choice of finish.

Adidas Drops NFC-Enabled Official World Cup Game Ball at werd.com

Adidas Drops NFC-Enabled Official World Cup Game Ball

Posted in Equipment and Sporting Gear

Paying tribute to the host nation of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Adidas has released an official game ball with a design that draws inspiration from Russia’s urban landscapes. It’s a thermally bonded ball with a seamless surface for pinpoint accuracy and low water absorption. It’s also embedded with an NFC chip that lets you unlock exclusive content on your smartphone.