If you are a biking purist and looking for a minimal hand built machine, then you owe it to yourself to take a look at the Speedvagen OG1 By The Vanilla Workshop ($5385). The Vanilla Workshop describes the OG1 as, " a beautiful, minimalist, bomb-proof race machine with a great ride and it is meticulously built right here in the US." The OG1 is available in 5 standard sizes ranging from 50cm to 58cm, and two iconic color options - Matte Army and Matte Lavender. Additional features include:
Dave Mucci has created another work of art with his customization the Yamaha SR250 BY Moto-Mucci ($TBA). Dave started off by switching out the tank for one from a Honda C175. In order to add some beef to the bike, Bridgestone spitfire tires were added and the fenders with trimmed down. Minimal paint, nickel plating and upholstery from Rod's Designs finish off this beautiful customization. Check out more pictures after the break.(more…)
When bankrupting your 9 year old just isn't enough. Take him out with the soon to be released Game Of Thrones Monopoly Game ($TBA). Based on the iconic TV show, and featuring locations like Castle Black, Winterfell and King's Landing the object of the game is to sell and trade your way in order to sit atop the Iron Throne. The regular old Monopoly pieces will be replaced with a Direwolf, a dragon egg, a three-eyed raven, a White Walker, a crown and of course that awesome Iron Throne. And instead of houses and hotels you'll have keeps and villages. Now actual release date has been announced, but we've included a link to the product page which has an email sign-up form to receive a notification when it's available.
Olllldddd Schoooool! New Balance has brought back their 998 classic silhouette with the aptly named New Balance 998 OG "Bringback" ($170). Besides the slick silhouette, the shoes feature an upper wrapped entirely in shades of grey, made with a mesh vamp and tonal suede overlays. You also get some pebbled leather accents located at the forefoot, tongue and heel. The whole kit sits on a midsole that utilizes ABZORB-technology, for a nice comfy ride. These smooth kicks are available now from Kith NYC.
The Air Jordan 10 "Bobcats" ($170) are the first Jordan retros of the 2014 season. The shoes feature a colorway of atomic orange accents, a wolf grey upper , dark powder blue laces and new slate around the edges. The shoe is a great homage to Michael Jordan's first 10 seasons in the NBA. Although they're not officially on sale for a couple of days, some of the shoes are already showing up on eBay.
The Solid Gray Backpack ($180) looks as though it should be carried around by Luke Skywalker. The cool futuristic look also comes with some great functionality. The Solid Gray Backpack has a folding, lightweight hardshell, which is lined with EPDM foam. The curvature of the back makes for a comfortable fit. The internal straps are great for holding your laptop or tablet. And two additional compartments are available for your smaller items. If you pick one up don't forget to buy a hovercraft to go along with it.