The guys over a Ton-up have done it again with their customization of a late model Triumph Bonneville. The Triumph "Soul Train" Bonneville by Ton-Up Garage ($TBA) was a job commissioned by a French customer who liked Ton-Ups previous work the "Urban Pearl". Some of the customizations done were; a fresh new Ton-up twin saddle seat, a new copper headlight with an amber lens, black indicators, LED tail lights, and rims powder coated black to match the frame. The brown and black color scheme finishes off this beautiful customization.
The Adidas Originals Oregon Ultra (Cardinal/Legend Ink) ($136) are great pair of every day kicks. They feature a nice cardinal red which runs along the top of the upper and is featured on the tongue and as a netting on the midsole, as well as a dark Legend ink around the lower upper. If you want to get a pair in the states you'll have to get them from overseas for now.
Bacon: A Love Story ($11), is a very sensitive book as it is a love letter to bacon, heralded as the best meat ever by Heather Lauer, a loud and proud bacon enthusiast. This witty collection of bacon bits is packed with recipes, fun facts, history and true hero worship of the smoked porcine. A review of Bacon: A Love Story that appeared in the Memphis Commercial Appeal said that anyone who makes it through this book with craving some of the wonderful savory stuff must be the world's most strong willed vegetarian. Entertaining, adoring and sizzling with Lauer's passion, this is a unique book that will appeal to a wide audience.
If you're not familiar, Boosted is the maker of an electric powered long board for urban travel. Well they say it's for urban travel. I could definitely see myself tooling around the burbs with one of these. The Boosted Board ($1299) sold out of its first run back in October and now their taking pre-orders for the next go around. The next shipment is expected to go out in September. The board itself is a loaded Vanguard Bamboo/Fiberglass Deck. It uses Bear Grizzly 852 Longboard trucks and Organatang InHeat wheels. Top speed for the motor is around 20mph with a range of about 6 miles. Expect a charge time of about 2 hours. Along with your Longboard you'll also receive a wireless remote control and battery charger. Check our their latest [video_lightbox_youtube video_id=IWV8irg64oM width=640 height=480 anchor=video] to see the board in action.
If you're in the market for a minimal home or vacation spot, then you're in luck. ÖÖD Homes ($55,000) are 18 square meter prefab homes were originally designed for short-term accommodations for the fast growing Airbnb markets. They are sized as small houses, can accommodate 2-3 people, and are delivered as complete sets. And only take about 8 hours to build. Once complete the homes can stay put or can be moved to another location.The only thing you would need to provide is the internet, water, sewage, and electricity hookups. An LG heat pump with moisture separator is provided for heating and cooling and it comes fully furnished.The ÖÖD homes are built from steel, insulated glass, and thermally treated wood. They come with a custom built bed, kitchenette, living area, and bathroom. You also get adjustable floor heating and LED lighting.Right now the homes have only been installed in Estonia, but they are planning to expand to international markets.
Bike computers can provide all kinds of information but let’s be honest they usually suffer from information overload don’t they? The Omata One GPS Bike Speedometer ($500) is designed to combat this problem, it works by pairing modern technology with the traditional style of an analogue readout. It includes a GPS chip that will track all your data and keep it stored so you can download straight to your app or service of choice. So while biking you can focus on the essential information: speed, distance, ascent and of course time. So keep your focus on the road ahead with this wondrous gadget that’s the perfect hybrid of the old and the new.