If you're looking for a street legal track car, then the newly released Ariel Atom 3.5 ($65,000) has to be on the list. The Atom 3.5 features a 2.0 Honda 4 cylinder i-VTEC that puts out 245 horses @ 8200 rpm. You also have an option for a 310 hp supercharger upgrade. Additional features include adjustable front/rear bias brakes, twin master cylinders, composite bodywork, ally adjustable pedals, four point harnesses, and competition steering rack. Quite simply, this single seater was made to be a a blast to drive.
The new G-Shock Mudmaster GG1000 Watch ($320) is an absolute beast. It has a new mud-resistant structure that guards again mud and dust. Each button is fitted with a gasket that not only keeps dirt from getting on the inside, but also protects against impacts.The buttons are large enough to easily press while wearing gloves and they feature a checked finish that acts as a non-slip surface. The watch band is even textured, giving it a military edginess. An additional feature, the dial has a ring that has an IP-finish and is imprinted with compass bearings for digital compass mode.
The Evelo Omni Wheel ($1K+) turns almost any bike into an electric bike, just by replacing the front wheel. It makes hills feel like flat ground, and shortens distances by getting you to your destination faster. It senses your pedal movements and provides you with the required power based on the effort you're exerting. All of the electronics including the motor, battery, and electronics, are in the wheel. The Omni Wheel can manage speeds of up to 20 miles per hour and has a travel distance of up to 40 miles. Just snap on like you would a normal wheel and you're good to go. Shipments are expected to start in March and up to then you'll be able to get a $200 discount on every order.
OK, I know summer is just getting started, but you may want to take a look at Schott's Car Coat ($325) for when things start to cool down. If you're not familiar with Schott, they are an American icon. For over 100 years they've created beautifully crafted clothing, mainly geared towards the motorcycle community. Their Car Coat is a beautifully minimal coat made from Melton wool. It has a satin lining, with two inside and three outside pockets, and double zipper with button closure. The cut makes a nice fit for those with an athletic build, but it's roomy enough to allow for layers and sweaters.
The Tubecore Duo ($479) is the perfect combination of modern tech and classic design. This bluetooth speaker features a Class A Tube Preamp that gives you with crystal clear highs, warm mids, and rich bass. Duo's onboard computer lets your stream whatever you want form anywhere, whether it be streaming music, or sound from your favorite movies. The aluminum controls let you adjust the volume, switch inputs, and set preferences from one place. You can also create your own custom controls through firmware updates. Additional features include inputs for phone and line level, a dedicated bluetooth input, and a 24-bit DAC. You have your choice of multiple tube options, grill colors, and onboard computers. The $479 price is a discount for those who preorder. Expected delivery is the middle of May.
When you need the best in cutting performance in a light weight package the Bear Grylls Paracord Fixed Blade Knife ($29) offers the perfect solution. The 3.25-inch steel blade offers a full-tang and a 45-inch wraparound nylon paracord that can be used when you need it most. The full stainless steel knife measures just 7.75 inches long and weighs just 3.5 ounces, while the reversible sheath lets you carry the blade with the tip pointing down or sideways. This makes a great everyday carry knife or just add it to your kit when you go camping.