Archive for June, 2021
The compact & lightweight BTR Camping stool from Hillsound weighs just 14-ounces but gives you a comfy 17” tall camp seat that’s much better than a rock. It’ll support up to 240 pounds and deploys in seconds flat with secure PhantomLock technology that secures the legs, so you can just pop it open & chill.
Tough, reinforced construction and easy-open latches plus incredible chilling power makes ROAM Adventure Co.’s new Rugged line of coolers a solid choice for all your summer adventures. Choose from 45 or 20-quart sizes in a range of colors.
Co-engineered with the optics experts at Leica, the JMGO O1 Pro is an ultra-short throw smart LED projector. It projects an FHD 4K-quality image up to 110-inches. Leica auto image correction technology cleans up content quality while its 1250 ANSI lumens deliver 6000:1 dynamic contrast. Lightweight, portable, and has built-in Alexa. A funded Indiegogo.
With its square & chunky 42mm case, the Bell & Ross limited edition BR-0392 Red Radar looks literally like something pulled from the cockpit of an aircraft. Though formidable, that signature square case is made of ceramic, so it’s light. Rotating discs on the dial align to tell the time. Only 999 will be made.
Ripping down the freeway in 4th gear, Ducati’s Diavel 1260 S Black & Steel will surely sound like an angry hornet & if you’re able to get a glimpse you’d see it looks like one, too. This limited-edition variant of their fiercest sport-cruiser features a stealth matte black livery highlighted by hits of vibrant yellow. It is powered by a 1,262cc Testastretta DVT engine that yields 162-hp and legendary low-end torque. Available in July.
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Deployed with a simple twist for on & off, the 60-lumen Pimi keychain flashlight is a smart little EDC light. Measuring just 1.3 inches, it fits perfectly on your keys, delivering handy, reliable light in a cool copper case. It’s powered by a single 10180 cell battery and is IP68 rated for dust and water resistance.
If you’re ready to take your off-road & overland adventures to the extreme, Loki Basecamp’s Falcon Series campers look ready, too. These sport-specific 4-season camper pods offer the highest in high-tech and endless features for comfort and customization. On-board AC, shower, a queen-size bed in the bedroom, a full modern kitchen with an induction cooktop, and an external rack system designed to secure all your gear and toys. The campers are insulated for year-round comfort and with several models, they’ve got one to perfectly fit your truck.
Marking the end of a 40-year partnership, Spalding sports is releasing its final run of NBA-endorsed Official Game basketballs. As the league’s official ball sponsor, the Spalding name made its mark in the game’s greatest moments over the last 4 decades. The final run of balls is available now—grab one before they bounce.
The 10-in-1 ACASIS swappable hub gives your PC a range of essential ports as well as SSD storage with read/write speeds up to 1000Mb/s. With its all aluminum body and swappable design, it allows you easily remove/replace full SSD cards without any tools. Ports include 4K @60Hz HDMI, 100W USB-C PD, SD/TF Slots, type-C 3.1, USB 3.0, gigabit ethernet, & audio input. A funded Indiegogo.
Bellroy’s Watch Strap elevates your Apple Watch with the look and feel of real leather. Available for both watch sizes, it comes in a range of colors. The underside of the strap is coated with a rugged polymer for durability and stability and is textured to reduce sweat build-up.
Nitecore’s NES300 is a compact yet powerful outdoor power station that boasts a large capacity of 311Wh, a high output of 200W & 9.1Wh/100g of outstanding energy capacity to deliver pure sine wave AC, vehicle lighter and USB outputs, offering simultaneous and versatile power to support all your adventures: road trips, camping, camera gear and more.
Innovative Canadian bag brand Herschel is ready to keep you cool this summer. Their all-new line of soft-sided insulated bags lets you take your pops or picnic wherever you may roam and always arrive chilled. The collection includes coolers, tote bags, and packs, giving you all the options for how you carry your cooler. Available now.
Coming into the Ford Trucks lineup as a sort of hybrid mini-Ranger, the 2022 Ford Maverick is a small truck that boasts a solid 40 MPG and a range of 500 miles. Its 4.5-foot bed offers 1,500-pound payload and the powertrain offers a towing capacity of 4,000-pounds. It’s built on the same crossover platform shared by the new Bronco and (gasp) the Escape, and is front-wheel drive only, making it a superb city truck and functional daily driver.
HitchFire is taking “adventure grilling” to new heights with its all-new Ultimate Grilling Station; a complete camp kitchen that mounts conveniently to your trailer hitch. The station includes the Forge 15 grill, which offers an 18” X 22” cooking surface for feeding 8-10 people. There’s a side-mounted hard maple cutting board, a side burner for sautéing and simmering, and an Ignik propane Growler Kit for a longlasting & cleaner fuel supply.
With its rugged, micro-blasted titanium case and matte green dial, Zenith’s 37mm Chronomaster Revival “Safari” is built to blend right in from the urban jungle to an actual one. Powered by an El Primero 400 Automatic movement, it features seconds at nine o’clock, a central chronograph hand, a 12-hour counter at six, & 30-minute counter at three.
Inspired by vintage US Military cots, Kovea’s WS folding bench is really just a scaled-down version of the classic design, which makes for a versatile bench that folds up for compact, easy transport. The bench seat is rugged weather-resistant nylon and its legs are aluminum but feature a wood print for authentic looks with much lighter weight. It includes a handy carry bag.
Published to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Tupac Shakur’s birth and 25 since his death, Changes offers a thoughtful and comprehensive account of the artist’s extraordinary life and legacy. An editor at The New Yorker, Pearce interviewed dozens who knew Tupac throughout his life. While there are plenty of bold-faced names, the book focuses on the individuals who are lesser known—his high school drama teacher, an until-now silent executive from Death Row records, and school classmates.
New Balance & Miller Lite teamed up for the ultimate dad gift. Modeled after the heel of the New Balance 624 Trainer—the preferred lawn-mowing & weekend footwear of dad’s everywhere, it’s a coozie combined with a shoe. Hence the name. Same leather upper, same outsole and the same sweet bright white that dad’s just love. But be warned—unlike the shoes, which are timeless, the Shoezie is very limited.
Utilizing the same premium materials and understated styling that makes their road cycling gear favored among purists, Rapha has taken its game off-road with the debut of the Performance Trailwear collection, a select line of mountain-bike specific t-shirts, jerseys, shorts, cargo bibs and more; all featuring detailed, tour-tested design.
Combining the world’s first Fidlock-enabled, fingerprint-scanning carry-on roller with an expandable briefcase/backpack, KABUTO is a smart luggage system for today’s traveler. In addition to its biometric security, the onboard dual power supply is also TSA-approved, so you’ll stay charged. A detachable snap-on briefcase deploys from the side of the hard case, which then zips-open, expanding to double its size. A funded Kickstarter.