The East Lane Men's Franconia 1955 Ankle Boot ($225) is a workman boot with street style. It starts off by being hand-sewn by skilled shoemakers using traditional moccasin construction. The uppers are made from premium heavyweight full-grain leather paired with rawhide laces. Everything sits on a hefty Genuine Vibram 132 lug sole specifically made to handle extreme temperatures while providing maximum traction. A great everyday boot or for those times you need something that can handle a beating.
Created to address the need for multi-tool function at your fingertips, the Statgear Bitzblade 2.0 Multi Tool ($59) is a lightweight but durable addition to even the most equipped of field operatives. Weighing in at 2.2oz, this upgraded model comes equipped with a flashlight and the capability to interchange 3 tools between a knife blade, box cutter/scraper or a hex wrench/pry bar/bottle opener. In addition, the multi tool comes with 9 interchangeable, double-sided S2 steel bits and is fully compatible with standard 1/4" bits. The only tool you'll need for all those household tasks from cracking open a cold beer to changing batteries in the remote control.
The 2014 BMW F 800 GS Adventure ($14,000) is a travel-ready, off-road take on the standard BMW F800GS motorcycle. The updated Adventure features a larger windshield and a larger, 6.3 gallon fuel tank. Everything else is pretty much the same including the chasis and the 85 hp, 798cc parallel-twin engine. The Automatic Stability Control (ASC) and the Electronic Suspension Adjustment system (ESA) are options that are available through the factory. Additional packages available include Comfort, that comes with an onboard computer, heated grips, and center stand. The Enduro, which comes with Enduro mode and ASC. And finally the Special Accessories package, which comes with lockable aluminum cases, a topcase holder, and a GPS unit.
Take your street photography to a legendary level with the help of the all new Lomo LC-A Minitar-1 Art Lens ($349) (2.8/32 M) . Perfectly bringing together the ‘shoot from the hip’ heritage of the original LC-A with the extraordinary craftsmanship of the Lomography Art Lens Family. Capture incredibly dynamic pictures with unimaginable beauty and clarity, make a statement or to simply capture one precious moment like never before with the LC-A Minitar-1 Art Lens. Meet your ultimate street shooting buddy and pre-order today to be one of the first in line!
I love the old Land Rover Discoveries and Defenders. Although not available in the U.S., it's nice to see the Defender is alive and well in the UK. Land rover is celebrating its 65th anniversary with the limited production release of the Land Rover Defender LXV Special Edition ($45,000). The LXV will feature 16-inch sawtooth wheels, and a 2.2 liter diesel engine paired with a 6-speed gearbox. Inside the Defender LXV will have "LVX" on the headrests, orange stitching and special edition floor mats. If you're interested move fast, only 65 will be made.
The founders of Ronin Motor Works have always respected the Harley-Davidson Buell brand. The Buell featured a 1125 series liquid-cooled engine and looked to be positioned to take the industry head on. But with all of its most interesting technology hidden by the typical plastic body, the bike looked run of the mill, never took off and was eliminated in 2009.After acquiring two of the 1125Rs, to be used in a design exercise, they created the first concept called the Magpul Ronin. Ronin is taken from the Japanese word for a Samurai whose lost his master, and thusly represents how Buell motorcycles will continue on even after the end of the company. And based on the story from Japanese folklore, 47 Ronin, they decided to build 47 of the concept bikes.The result is the Ronin 47 Motorcycle ($38K) series of bikes that match the rawness of the concept, but are much more fined. The bikes will be releases in multiple series that feature a predetermined color scheme. The first 12 bikes will be released in the classic black & gray of the original concept bike, and will be followed by 10 all black versions. Each of the 47 bikes are named after one of the Ronin warriors form Japanese legend, with the name being engraved on the bike and the accompanying bamboo toolkit.