The Ruckus Cruiser ($920) is a throwback back from the good ol’ days. It is a bicycle for everyone and reinvents cycling both in terms of a social activity and form of entertainment. The large, extended saddle allows another person to ride with you, in a tandem style, but without the additional size.The Ruckus Cruiser quiet-running drivetrain, which delivers a superior smooth ride. The frame and forks are made from Chromoly, and there are three gear options: Shimano Claris 8-speed, GreenTrans motor, and Singlespeed. The Ruckus Cruiser is available in small and medium sizes in classic red, white or black colors.
Set your calendars for Friday 19th, because the NikeLab Free Huarache Carnivore ($TBA) will be hitting stores and if their awesome looks are any indication, these bad boys will sell out pretty fast. These kicks are a nod to the oldschool Air Huarache and Air Carnivore from the early 90s. The first two colorways to be introduced with be all black and all white. Every detail of these shoes is awesome. From the strapped uppers, to the single unit soles. These will be a must have for any collector.
Nigel Cabourn loves military clothing, and his latest Jacket pays homage to his extensive collection. The Taped Ventile Cameraman jacket by Nigel Cabourn ($1329) is full of authentic military details. The jacket is made from Ventile cotton. Ventile cotton has no coating or lamination. It's a natural product which is waterproof, windproof and doesn't easily tear. Additional features include natural horn buttons, US Military edition Metal clip closure, plus an adjustable hood with waxed drawstrings.
If you're looking for a full-sized everyday watch then you have to take a look at The Runwell Sport 48mm Watch ($675) by Shinola. If you don't know, Shinola is based near my old stopping grounds in Detroit and they rage against the notion that manufacturing is dead in the U.S.The Runwell Sport 48mm is hand assembled in Detroit and features a double curve sapphire crystal, Super-LumiNova hands, numbers, and hour markers, a Detroit-built Argonite 715 high-accuracy quartz movement made from 43 Swiss-made components, a stainless steel case with screw down crown, and a day indicator. The Sport comes with a rubber strap made by Stern Manufacturing out of Staples, MN.Buying Shinola is always a great way to support manufacturing in the U.S.
http://youtu.be/PjopKsZuxDA Dustin Hollick spent his late teens and early twenties doing what he loves; surfing. His film, Priorities talks about his beginnings, how he surfs such massive waves, his family and his addiction to the ocean. And of course it includes incredible shots of him surfing waves that look like they're taller than buildings.
Your prayers have been answered. Jeep has just announced that the Jeep Gladiator Pickup Truck ($TBA) will be built out of its Toledo plant and hit the market sometime in 2017. Currently, if you want to a truck bed on a Jeep, one of your only options is to buy a JK8 conversion kit from Mopar at a price of $10,000.The Gladiator is expected to come with two engine options. A V6 with 285 horses and 260 lb-ft of torque and a 2.8-liter inline four diesel with 160 horses and 295 lb-ft of torque. If you're looking for better gas mileage and are going to carry heavy loads, the diesel is probably your best bet. These engines will be paired with a 6-speed automatic tranny and a pair of lockable differentials.With all of this gear, the Gladiator should be able to compete with trucks like the Tacoma and Colorado when comparing off-road capabilities.