Archive for November, 2020
Influential Alberta-based boutique Haven has teamed up with Converse for a Chuck Taylor SMU built tough-enough for Canadian winter weather. The Gore-Tex Chuck 70 Hi is a weatherized leather Chuck featuring the waterproof breathability of Gore. Available in Black & Forest Night.
After years in development, Ferrari’s all-new 2021 SF90 Spider has finally arrived. Powered by a 986-horsepower hybrid drivetrain comprised of a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8 & three electric motors, it is truly a super car, capable of 211MPH & 0-62 in 2.5 seconds. The fact that it also goes topless is another bonus. The top can open and close at speeds up to 30mph.
Powerful and pocketable, Maven’s CM.1 monocle gives you 8 X 32 magnification, good for all-around use, casual hunting, birding, and general-purpose wildlife viewing. Its small size makes it perfect to keep in your pack or car. Using extra-low dispersion ED glass, it delivers an exceptionally clear, bright, & high contrast image. Weight: 8.7 ounces. Lifetime warranty.
Showcasing 200 years of tattoo art, this new collection by legendary tattoo artist and historian Henk Schiffmacher takes readers on a journey through the history of tattooing from the 1730s to the 1970s. The oversized 440-page book features stunning tattoo artifacts and designs—the best of the author’s renowned private collection accompanied by lively personal commentary from one of the art’s most respected raconteurs.
For running, hiking, & winter walks, micro-spikes on your shoes can be the difference between a good workout & needing new front teeth. Kahtoola’s EXOspikes strap on to your sneakers or boots to ensure grip and traction on the slickest terrain. From sheer ice to crusty trails to that alpine summit ascent, the combo of stretchy TPU & grippy metal spikes keep you sure-footed.
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Diabetes is everywhere …. someone you know, your mom, your best-friend’s kid, maybe even yourself??
You know the drill … eat better, exercise, watch your weight … but it’s hard, really hard.
Thankfully, we’re here to help.
For Good Measure blends diabetes with culinary inspiration. Low-carb cuisine that’s simple to prepare and amazing on the palate. Check it out, tell your mom, open up that refrigerator, and create something nourishing that will also keep the doctor off your back.
The Polaris 4K Laser TV is an ultra-short-throw laser projector that produces native 4K UHD resolution using tri-color laser technology to deliver stunning imagery and an immersive viewing experience. With 2500 ANSI lumens of brightness, a 2000:1 contrast ratio, and HDR 10 support, it delivers. Fine details, realistic colors, and deep blacks. Image size goes up to 200”. A funded Indiegogo.
For Dodge, 2021 marks the 75th anniversary of its iconic Ram Power Wagon utility truck. To celebrate the milestone, they’ve created a special edition of the 2021 Ram 2500. Special anniversary features include 75th badges and branding, upgraded brown leather seats, and a blacked-out trim package. Available early 2021.
Just in time for the holidays, Tag Heuer is unveiling a fresh update to its Connected timepiece. This is the 3rd iteration of the watch that merges luxe & tech to impressive effect. In addition to a range of new watch faces to choose from, it offers activity tracking, step-counter, notifications, and unmistakeable TAG styling.
The possible uses & functions of Rux collapsible carriers are all up to you. These soft-sided cargo carriers make it easier to pack, move, store and use your valuable gear. Garage to the beach. Truck to the trailhead. Anywhere you’re hauling. They’re made of TPU coated nylon, rainproof lids, and removable straps for backpack or duffel-style carry. Volume: 70 liters. A funded Indiegogo.
Due to reach the U.S. in 2022, BMW’s latest offering is the all-new iX, an electric crossover that boasts 500-horsepower and a range of 300-miles. BMW has not released full specs on the vehicle yet but has shared this: with support for DC fast charging at rates of up to 200 kW, the batteries in the iX can be recharged from 10 to 80 percent in under 40 minutes. Nice numbers!
After the buzz created by their artist-designed baseball card collection, Topps has tapped artists including Mister Cartoon, King Saladeen, Ben Baller, Don C, Grotesk, Joshua Vides, Sophia Chang, and many others for a run of limited edition art prints. The prints combine original art with iconic cards, like Jeter’s ’92 draft pick and ballers from Ted Williams to George Brett to Ken Griffey Jr. Each is limited to an edition of 100 & comes framed with a certificate of authenticity.
With the launch of the limited-edition R500 Bullhead chronograph, German watchmaker Sinn has revived a bold design from its 70s-era lineup. The bullhead name denotes any watch with a crown at 12 & stopwatch function. Its titanium case measures 42mm in diameter and a chunky 16mms thick at its highest point at 12, the dial angles toward 6, giving the wearer a better view.
The Backbone One controller converts your iPhone into a handheld gaming device with an ergonomic design and functional layout. Designed for use with any iOS 13 or later phone, including the iPhone 12 lineup. Works with Apple Arcade games as well as connectivity for other popular titles like COD: Mobile, Hades, and Genshin Impact.
When it comes to racks & carrying cargo, Thule is tops. For their latest creation, they teamed up with rooftop tent innovators Tepui. The Thule Tepui Foothill RTT gives you the comfort of a 2-person all-weather rooftop sleeper tent yet only takes up half of your roofrack. At just 27” wide when closed, it leaves room for your bike or even a kayak. Mounts to factory roof rails & weighs just 110 pounds for use on vehicles of all sizes. Available February 2021.
The One X2 action cam is the latest creation from Insta360, a phone-size 360º camera that captures video at 5.7K resolution & 30 fps. Integrated AI-driven editing tools in a smartphone app, stabilization in SteadyCam mode, and the addition of a touchscreen make this one very solid cam for getting everything in the shot.
The ÖÖD House is a modular, minimalist structure created by a pair of Estonian designers, the Jiik brothers. The stand-alone 10’ X 20’ structures are built for 4-season comfort & feature dramatic floor-to-ceiling glass walls with interiors that can be custom-tailored to perfectly suit your needs and plans. For a more refined (& private) home office, guest space or wilderness hideaway, these look really gööd.
The 1980s are alive & well in Hollywood & Legoland, too. The plastic brick brand’s latest dad-age offering is a 2,352-piece model of the ECTO-1 from the forthcoming Ghostbusters reboot. Measuring 18” long, the converted 1959 Cadillac ambulance is packed with paranormal tracking equipment & other details drawn straight from the film. Available November 15.
The Seg30 daypack from the travel-focused Matador brand is a versatile 30-liter daypack designed for easy organization. With access to every compartment from the outside, the pack’s segmented design allows you to separate items & adapts for comfort as you add & subtract cargo from the 4 compartments. Constructed of tough 420 Denier nylon.
When the crew at Western Rise set out to improve that good-old headwear staple, the basic ball cap, they went all out. The Versa hat features water & stain resistance, 4-way stretch, a crushable EVA brim, and a moisture-wicking sweatband for performance in all conditions. It’s also Bluesign certified for sustainable construction. A funded Kickstarter.