Tackling the elements in any situation just became that much easier with the Brass Mercator Knife ($70). It takes its inspiration from the late 1860's and features a functional design. This German constructed knife slips easily into any backpack to handle your everyday carry needs. It's crafted from brass and features a lock back mechanism, to ensure safe operation, and a thin profile blade made from carbon steel. The Mercator will have you tackling the elements with exceptional ease during even the most adventurous of excursions.
If you're looking to stand out from the crowd, you need to check out this vintage beauty being auctioned by RM Auctions next month. This 1957 Fiat 600 Multipla ($27,000-$34,00) was restored by specialist Stig Wiren and fastidiously looked after for over a decade by its current owner. Features include a 21 bhp, 633 cc inline four-cylinder engine, and four speed manual trans. The interior is a matching blue vinyl, with grey piping and the 10,000 kilometers (6213 miles) on the odometer are believed to be original and accurate.
The House IV by De Bever Architecten ($TBA) is the perfect example of a small addition making a huge impact. The Dutch architectural firm created an 800 sq. ft. addition that contains large glass walls to create a oneness with the outdoors. The addition features a studio, bedroom, bathroom, living area, and a small swimming pool.(more…)
End of summer brings warm rainy days. Be prepared with the Penfield Navy Rochester. It's the ideal commuter jacket that's light enough to be worn throughout the summer. Pair it with some white selvedge jeans from J. Crew and a pair of Vans and you're off to the races.1. Jacket: Penfield Navy Rochester - Navy ($84) 2. T-Shirt: Todd Snyder Striped Button Pocket Tee In Naval Blue ($95) 3. Shoes: Vans Authentic ($50) 4. Jeans: J. Crew 770 Japanese Selvedge Jean In White ($193) 5. Belt: Jcrew classic buckle belt ($45) 6. Watch: Hamilton Khaki Field Automatic ($350) 7. Sunglasses: Warby Parker Jennings Sunglasses ($95)
Patchnride ($30) is the tool we've all been waiting for. It will repair holes in your bike's tires up to 3mm in a simple, quick procedure. All you have to do is locate the puncture using their leak detector, remove any nails or debris from the puncture site, insert the patchnride tool into the puncture, and push the go button. This will release the Air Seal Patch allowing you to remove the tool. Just fill your tire with air and you're good to go. No messy glues and you don't even have to remove the tire from the bike. Patchnride is available for pre-order today.
The 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA ($TBA) will be hitting the dealerships Fall 2014, but we have all the details now. The GLA is going to be a smaller crossover version of the GLK but more agressive in its stance. It'll be 173.9 inches long and 58.8 inches tall, have 18-inch wheels standard and a 19-inch option. For the drivetrain the GLA will come with a 208 horse power turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder that will get 258 foot pounds of torque. Check out additional pics after the break.(more…)