So you're dropped behind enemy lines, what do you do? Paratroppers who've been in this exact situation have found paracord to be an extremely useful tool. It can be used to hang your food away from animals, clothes or fishing line, make traps, snow shoes, splints, and the list goes on and on. The Naimakka Paracord Bracelets ($45+) not only look cool, but they are very useful for those who love the outdoors.
Think of a cross between a motorized skateboard and a scooter and you have the 20 MPH Motorized Wheelrider ($500). You place your feet inside the hubless tires and steer with a side to side motion directed at the front wheels. The Wheelrider has a 2-horsepower enginine which is controlled by a handheld throttle. It requires an oil and gas mixture and can go for about an hour between refills. Check out this [video_lightbox_youtube video_id=bgas5eWkFVo width=640 height=480 anchor=video] of the Wheelrider in action.
Yanko Design is "an online magazine dedicated to covering the best in international product design." They regularly provide some of the most interesting views into the future of consumer products. Their latest offering is the BMW i Motorrad Beta|R bike by Sebastian Martinez ($CONCEPT). This amazing rendering features a BMW motorcycle with an extended hubless front wheel that balances perfectly with the hollow chassis. This design resembles some of the earlier works of noted designer Daniel Simons, with a little Tron Light Cycle thrown in for good measure.
The Quepos Quilted Jacket by Howler Browthers ($155) will keep you nice and warm in these fall and early winter months. The Quepos features an insulted diamond quilted nylon shell, custom BROS zipper, Howler badge patch and drop in hand warmer pockets. It also comes with microfiber inside the chest pocket for cleaning your glasses. The Jacket is available in mint green or miner black.
Feast your eyes on the beauty that is CS_06 Dissident by it roCkS!bikes ($CALL). Based in Portugal this dynamic team have created an iconic XJR1300 with which to celebrate the 20th anniversary of this fan-favorite street fighter. No cutting or welding has taken place leaving the heart of the bike completely intact and magnificent. A host of custom parts have gone into this motoring masterpiece along with a striking paint application.
At the end of each week we'll provide you with a recap of all the products we reviewed during the week. Along with a little something extra to get you through the weekend.MIDNIGHT MOON LEGAL MOONSHINE ($20-$30) LOUNGE CHAIR MASERATI X ZANOTTA ($5,300) CALLAWAY X HOT DRIVER ($260) PRODESK3D ($TBA) NOMOS AHOI ($4500) G-BOX MIDNIGHT MX2 ANDROID MINI PC WITH XBMC ($99) VINTAGE EDISON INDUSTRIAL LAMP ($209) MOKAI JET PROPELLED KAYAK ($4,800) LOOPWHEELS ($300+) DELTA SIX GAMING CONTROLLER ($159) TERRAFUGIA TF-X FLYING CAR CONCEPT ($TBA) ADOBE PROJECT MIGHTY & NAPOLEON ($TBA) LOGOBOOK ($34) DRAUGHT DRY GOODS TRAVEL TOTE ($195) MAN CRATES ($25-$180) KTM X-BOW GT ($94,000) TYPE 9 BY ZERO ENGINEERING ($35,000+) SENNHEISER HD-800 STEREO HEADPHONES ($1500) GRAVITY ($TBA) PHOTOGRAPH (NSFW) [via]