The Minus-8 Square Chrono Watch ($400) "is a modern embodiment of classic aviation timepieces." The Square features a 40mm stainless steel case. The case is 10.25mm thick and is PVD-Coated. The dial has 3-hands and date window. The sub-dials are operated via two rectangular pushers on each side of the main crown. The movement is the workhouse Miyota Quartz FS21, which has an accuracy of roughly <20 seconds per month. Water resistance is acceptable at 10 ATM (100 meters/ 300 feet). The whole kit is topped with a sapphire crystal to which greatly improves scratch resistance, clarity and strength. The Square would make a great daily watch.
The Voxan Wattman ($TBA) is billed as the world's most powerful electric motorcycle. It pushes 200 horses and can reach 147.5 foot pounds of torque. And don't worry about merging on to the expressway. The Wattman can reach 62 miles per hour in just 3.4 seconds and 100 miles per hour in under 6 seconds which is quite amazing given it weighs in at 771 pounds. The lithium battery can charge in just 30 minutes and has a driving range of 112 miles. The bikes are built to order at the Voxan manufacturing facility in France.
Prince Rogers Nelson, known as Prince died today at the age of 57. Best known for his 1984 Album Purple Rain, he was one of the greatest musicians and artists to walk the planet.No details are currently known, but he had been suffering from flu-like symptoms over the past several weeks.His greatest albums included Prince 1979, Dirty Mind 1980, Controversy 1982, and of course Purple Rain 1984.Prince primarily worked with his backup band the Revolution until 1987 when he released the solo album Sing "O" the Times.Over his entire career, Prince sold over 100 million records, making him one of the best-selling artists of all time. Awards include seven Grammy Awards, a Golden Globe, and an Academy Award.He will be missed.
Slyde Handboards ($167) make a day at the beach a blast, plus you don't have to worry about lugging around your surfboard. If you're already a seasoned bodysurfer or even if you're a complete newbie, a good handboard will help you up the thrill factor and let you do things that are much more difficult without one. By using Slyde handboard you'll be able to generate more speed, control, maneuverability, and lift out of the water. It's even possible to get enough speed to round a section of a wave or get barreled. A handboard makes your experiences in the water so much more enjoyable, why wouldn't you want one.
If you're looking for a Winter boot, but with a sneaker feel, then you need to take a look at the Nike Air Max 90 Winterized Sneakerboot ($180). The winterized version of the iconic silhouette comes in a midtop in an almost all black colorway, except for some accents of white on the midsole. Additional features include 3M detailing and a completely waterproof upper. Right now you can pre-order a pair from Extra Butter through email by giving them a call.
If you have a 1993-2003 Harley Davidson 1200 or 883 sportster and love to do a little off-roading you may want to give Carducci Dual Sport a call. Carducci does exactly what the name says, they take older Harley Sportsters and turn them into true on/off road motorcycles. Their Harley SC3 Adventure Kits ($TBA) are all built to order. Currently Carducci is only doing six complete custom conversions a year. So if you want to get on the list shoot them an email.