Our buying guide the best straight razors for men looks to give you the best shave of your life. The array of razors on the market is quite simply dazzling but in amongst the cooling, clipping, trimming and cutting, there’s another much easier option: a straight blade.Using a straight blade can take a little bit of practice but once you’ve got the hang of it, you’ll love the feeling of using a proper blade. None of this plastic and metal shielded nonsense: just you, the blade, and your skin.
Using a sharp blade is essential, so your razor should be professionally honed before you try a straight bladeUsing a sharp blade is essential, so your razor should be professionally honed before you try a straight blade. You’ll also need to make sure you strop it before each use. But this is a minor inconvenience in return for the almost caveman-like sense of power you’ll get of approaching your skin with nothing but a bare blade in your hand.Here are 10 of the best straight razors on the market, should you decide to take the plunge.
Back in the day we did a write-up on the first Boost Skateboard. One of the first electric longboards made specifically for urban travel. They've upped their game with the newly released Boosted Dual+ 2000W Electric Skateboard ($1500). The board feature a 2,000-watt dual-drive system that lets you get up any hill and brake to a complete stop on the way down. Advanced software allows you to adjust the power and speed making it easier to learn. Start off as low as ten mph and work your way up to a killer 22 mph. It weighs just 13.5 and has an average range of about 7 miles. Perfect for those short trips throughout the day. The board is made from 100% bamboo, aerospace-grade batteries, machine metal, and composite instead of cheap plastic. $nbsp;
Buggatti has released another of its special edition Veyrons that honor the men who have shaped the companies history. The Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse Jean Bugatti Edition ($3 MILLION) is the second in the series of six to be revealed. It was inspired by the Type 57SC Atlantic, the 'La Voiture Noire, which was a personal car of Bugatti eldest son Ettore Bugatti. This version will be capable of 1,184 horses, and 1,106 foot pounds of torque. You'll most likely pass out from the G's as this car will hit 62 mph is just 2.6 seconds. The grille and other exterior accents will be made from solid platinum. Only three will be made. Check out the interior after the break.(more…)
We've previously covered The Bonneville "Soul Train" By Ton-Up and now they've gone and done another beautiful restoration job. The BMW R75/5 by Ton-up Garage ($TBA) is a complete rebuild from top to bottom for a client who fell in love with his step-dad's BMW R75/5. The bike went through a complete tear down, rebuilt forks were lowered 2 inches, new fenders and a new seat were added to the newly cropped subframe, and the wheels were swapped out for 18" rims with stainless spokes. Check out Ton-Ups site to see their other creations.
The Canadiano Coffee Maker ($60) is a personalized handcrafted coffee maker that you'll never want to be without. Each coffee maker is carved out of either Cherry, Walnut, or Maple. And each purchase comes with a pound of 100% Fair-Trade Organic coffee from Peru. Using the Canadiano Coffee Maker is simple, just place it on top of your favorite coffee mug, grind 2 table spoons of coffee, pour the coffee in to the maker to cover the metal filter, slowly and evenly pour a cup of boiled water on to the coffee grinds, and wait 2-3 minutes for the coffe to brew and filter through the grinds. That's it! Your cup of morning joe is good to go. Check out a video of the coffee maker in action after the break.(more…)
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.